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Bill 34-17

AN ORDINANCE concerning: Licenses – Towing Companies – Police-initiated Tows (Hearing Concluded) (Eligible for Vote) (As Amended)

Legislative Day 32
Introduced by by Mr. Grasso, Mr. Walker, Mr. Pruski and Mr. Smith

FOR the purpose of defining certain terms; repealing provisions allowing for the creation of rules, regulations, and procedures applicable to certain licensed towing companies; allowing forms be used to regulate certain licensed towing companies; amending certain licensing provisions related to the marking and inspection of tow trucks, qualification of tow truck drivers, and additional standards for police towers; adding a provision related to the storage of police-initiated tows; revising provisions for inspection and release of towed vehicles and personal property in towed vehicles; amending provisions related to the tow rotation list and dispatch procedures related to police-initiated tows from rotation list calls; adding certain administrative procedures for companies performing police-initiated tows; requiring certain equipment be kept on tow trucks used for police-initiated tows; establishing procedures for handling debris, unclaimed vehicles, and complaints; and generally relating to the licensing of certain towing companies performing towing at the request of the Police Department.

Introduced: 4/17/2017
Amended: 6/5/2017
Hearing: 7/3/2017