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File #: O-21-67   
Type: Ordinance Status: In Council - Final Action
File created: 6/7/2021 In control: City Council
Final action:
Enactment date: Enactment #:
Title: Amending Sections 7-2-1-2, Of The Transit System Ordinance To Provide For A Zero Fare Pilot Project And Creating A New Section 7-2-1-3 (Davis, Sena, Pe?a, Benton)
Attachments: 1. O-67
Date Action ByActionResultAction Details
9/8/2021 City Council Postponed as AmendedPass Action details
9/8/2021 City Council AmendedPass Action details
8/16/2021 City Council PostponedPass Action details
8/2/2021 City Council PostponedPass Action details
6/21/2021 City Council Accepted Without Recommendation  Action details
6/14/2021 Finance & Government Operations Committee Sent to Council Without RecommendationPass Action details
6/7/2021 City Council Introduced and Referred  Action details
6/7/2021 President Referred  Action details
CITY of ALBUQUERQUE
TWENTY FOURTH COUNCIL


COUNCIL BILL NO. O-21-67 ENACTMENT NO. ________________________

SPONSORED BY: Davis, Sena, Pe?a, Benton


ORDINANCE
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Amending Sections 7-2-1-2, Of The Transit System Ordinance To Provide For A Zero Fare Pilot Project And Creating A New Section 7-2-1-3 (Davis, Sena, Pe?a, Benton)
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BE IT ORDAINED BY THE COUNCIL, THE GOVERNING BODY OF THE CITY OF ALBUQUERQUE:
Section 1. Section 7-2-1-2 is hereby amended as follows and a new Section 7-2-1-3 is created;
"? 7-2-1-2[:
(1) The Fares designated in ? 7-2-1-1, shall be suspended during the implementation of a twelve calendar month "Zero Fare" Pilot,
(2) The Zero Fare Pilot is to commence no later than October 1st 2021.
(3) Fares charged for special events are excluded from this section.
(4) During the pilot project the Director of the Transit Department may reestablish new rates for the fare classes specified in paragraphs ? 7-2-1-1 (Y).
? 7-2-1-3] VIOLATION.
It shall be a violation of ? 7-2-1-1 for any person using the transit system to fail to pay the applicable fare. Any person in violation of ? 7-2-1-1 is guilty of a misdemeanor and subject to the penalty provisions set forth in ? 1-1-99 ROA 1994."
Section 2. SEVERABILITY CLAUSE. If any section, paragraph, sentence, clause, word or phrase of this ordinance is for any reason held to be invalid or unenforceable by any court of competent jurisdiction, such decision shall not affect the validity of the remaining provisions of this ordinance. The Council hereby declares that it would have passed this ordinance and each section, paragraph, sentence, clause, word or phrase thereof irrespective of any provision being declared unconstitutional or otherwise invalid.
Section 3. COMPILATION. Section 1 of this ordinance shall be incorporated in and made part of the Revised Ordinances of Albuquerque, New Mexico, 1994.
Section 4. EFFECTIVE DATE. This ordinance shall t...

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