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File #: O-18-12   
Type: Ordinance Status: Enacted
File created: 3/5/2018 In control: City Council
Final action: 4/12/2018
Enactment date: 4/12/2018 Enactment #: O-2018-005
Title: Amending The Criminal Code Of Albuquerque To Remove Marijuana Offenses And Related Penalties; Amending Chapter Eleven Of The Code Of Ordinances To Establish Civil Penalties For Possession Of One Ounce Or Less Of Marijuana Or Marijuana Paraphernalia (Davis, Benton)
Attachments: 1. O-12, 2. O-12Enacted
Date Action ByActionResultAction Details
4/12/2018 City Clerk Published  Action details
4/11/2018 Mayor Signed by the Mayor  Action details
4/6/2018 City Council Sent to Mayor for Signature  Action details
4/2/2018 City Council PassedPass Action details
3/19/2018 City Council Accepted with a Recommendation Do Pass  Action details
3/12/2018 Finance & Government Operations Committee Sent to Council with a recommendation of Do PassPass Action details
3/5/2018 City Council Introduced and Referred  Action details
3/5/2018 President Referred  Action details
CITY of ALBUQUERQUE
TWENTY THIRD COUNCIL


COUNCIL BILL NO. O-18-12 ENACTMENT NO. ________________________

SPONSORED BY: Patrick Davis and Isaac Benton


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Amending The Criminal Code Of Albuquerque To Remove Marijuana Offenses And Related Penalties; Amending Chapter Eleven Of The Code Of Ordinances To Establish Civil Penalties For Possession Of One Ounce Or Less Of Marijuana Or Marijuana Paraphernalia (Davis, Benton)
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AMENDING THE CRIMINAL CODE OF ALBUQUERQUE TO REMOVE MARIJUANA OFFENSES AND RELATED PENALTIES; AMENDING CHAPTER ELEVEN OF THE CODE OF ORDINANCES TO ESTABLISH CIVIL PENALTIES FOR POSSESSION OF ONE OUNCE OR LESS OF MARIJUANA OR MARIJUANA PARAPHERNALIA.
BE IT ORDAINED BY THE COUNCIL, THE GOVERNING BODY OF THE CITY OF ALBUQUERQUE:
Section 1. SECTION 12-1-99 OF THE CRIMINAL CODE OF ALBUQUERQUE TITLE "PENALTY" IS AMENDED FOLLOWS:
"?12-1-99 PENALTY
(A) It shall be unlawful to commit any of the acts set forth in Articles 2, 3, 4 and 5 of this chapter.
(B) Any person convicted of a violation of this code for which no other penalty is set forth shall be subject to the penalty provisions set forth in ? 1-1-99 of this code of ordinances, unless a different specific penalty is provided.
(C) Upon conviction of a violation of ?? 12-2-8, 12-2-9, or 12-2-10, in addition to any other penalties, the weapon or weapons shall be forfeited to the city upon order of the Court.
(D) Any person who violates ? 12-4-10 is guilty of a crime and upon conviction shall be subject to the penalty provisions set forth in ? 1-1-99 of this code of ordinances.
(E) Any money seized as a result of a violation of ? 12-4-12 shall be retained by the Mayor until such property is disposed of by order of the Court, which may include forfeiture of any such money to the city.
(F) Any fireworks, gambling devices, or other equipment of any kind used in gambling and any money seized in connection with any gambling or gamb...

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