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File #: O-09-80   
Type: Ordinance Status: Enacted and Published
File created: 5/4/2009 In control: City Council
Final action: 8/3/2009
Enactment date: 8/21/2009 Enactment #: O-2009-021
Title: Amending Section 7-10-3 ROA 1994, The Vehicle Nuisance Ordinance To Expand Violations To Include Revving of Engines To Magnify Engine Noise (Benton, by request)
Attachments: 1. o-80.pdf, 2. O-80att.pdf, 3. o-80final.pdf
Date Action ByActionResultAction Details
8/21/2009 City Clerk Published  Action details
8/20/2009 Mayor Signed by the Mayor  Action details
8/11/2009 City Council Sent to Mayor for Signature  Action details
8/3/2009 City Council Do Pass as AmendedPass Action details
8/3/2009 City Council AmendedPass Action details
6/22/2009 Special City Council PostponePass Action details
6/15/2009 City Council Accepted with a Recommendation Do Pass (Immediate Action)  Action details
6/15/2009 City Council Postpone  Action details
6/10/2009 Land Use, Planning, and Zoning Committee Sent to Council for Immediate ActionPass Action details
6/10/2009 Land Use, Planning, and Zoning Committee Sent to Council with a recommendation of Do PassPass Roll call
5/4/2009 City Council Introduced and Referred  Action details
5/4/2009 President Referred  Action details
CITY of ALBUQUERQUE
EIGHTEENTH COUNCIL


COUNCIL BILL NO. O-09-80 ENACTMENT NO. _____________________

SPONSORED BY: Isaac Benton by request

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Amending Section 7-10-3 ROA 1994, The Vehicle Nuisance Ordinance To Expand Violations To Include Revving of Engines To Magnify Engine Noise (Benton, by request)
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AMENDING SECTION 7-10-3 ROA 1994, THE VEHICLE NUISANCE ORDINANCE TO EXPAND VIOLATIONS TO INCLUDE REVVING OF ENGINES TO MAGNIFY ENGINE NOISE.
BE IT ORDAINED BY THE COUNCIL, THE GOVERNING BODY OF THE CITY OF ALBUQUERQUE:
Section 1. Section 7-10-3 ROA 1994, is amended to read:
ยง 7-10-3 VEHICLE NUISANCE - SPECIFIC VIOLATIONS.
A vehicle is hereby declared a nuisance subject to the penalty provisions of this Article if it is operated by a person or persons engaged in any of the following enumerated acts:
(A) Drag Racing and Other Competitive Racing. It shall be unlawful for any person or persons to engage or participate in a drag race or race for speed within the city limits unless otherwise accepted herein. For purposes of this section, a drag race or competitive race for speed shall be and the terms shall mean any situation or circumstance where two or more persons operate vehicles in such a manner as to cause such vehicles to be side by side on the roadway, or one slightly ahead of the other, and either from a stopped position or while moving, to accelerate such vehicles rapidly with the intent to race or otherwise out gain the other. The provisions of this sections shall not apply to authorized or licensed race courses, or other areas which are specifically set aside and supervised by the police department for police training. In any prosecution for a violation of this section, intent may be shown from the surrounding circumstances, from admissions from the violators, from the observations of a law enforcement officer or in any other manner in which intent may be proven in any civil or c...

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