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February 15, 2008
Board Bill No. 511
Sponsor: Alderman Freeman Bosley, Sr.
An ordinance pertaining to automated traffic control systems; adding a new section, Section 17.07.070 to the City of St. Louis Revised Code, that will make it a violation for failing to respond to a citation from an automated traffic control system; and containing an emergency clause.
BE IT ORDAINED BY THE CITY OF ST. LOUIS AS FOLLOWS:
SECTION ONE. 17.07.070 Failure to Respond to Citation. Any person who shall fail to respond to a citation or letter issued under Chapter 17.07 of the City of St. Louis Revised Code by timely payment of fine or by timely and sufficient statement as described herein or who shall submit a false sworn statement hereunder shall be subject to prosecution for failure to respond to citation in the Municipal Court for violation of Chapter 17.07 subject to the general penalty provisions of Chapter 1.12 in addition to any other applicable liability or sanctions.
SECTION TWO. Emergency Clause. This Ordinance being deemed necessary for the immediate preservation of the public health, safety and welfare, is hereby declared an emergency measure and shall become effective immediately upon its approval by the Mayor.
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