Section 101-198 Ord. 16419; Amending Chapter 14 RE: Reimbursement of Intoxication Related Traffic Offense Arrest Costs


Ordinance No.            16419              Council Bill No.            B 107-00           

AN ORDINANCE

amending Chapter 14 of the City Code as it relates to reimbursement of intoxication related traffic offense arrest costs; and fixing the time when this ordinance shall become effective.

BE IT ORDAINED BY THE COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF COLUMBIA, MISSOURI, AS FOLLOWS:

    SECTION 1.  Chapter 14 of the Code of Ordinances of the City of Columbia, Missouri, is hereby amended as follows:

    Material to be deleted in strikeout; material to be added underlined.

Sec. 14-616. Reimbursement of costs; schedule of costs.

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(b)    Based on a review of Columbia Police Department statistics, the council determines that the average cost of an intoxication related traffic offense exceeds sixty is one hundred dollars ($60 100.00). When the person convicted of violating any provision of this article was arrested by a member of the City of Columbia Police Department, the court may order reimbursement based on the scheduled cost of sixty one hundred dollars ($60 100.00) or order the costs reduced if it determines that the costs are excessive.    

    SECTION 2.  This ordinance shall be in full force and effect from and after its passage.

    PASSED this 1st day of May, 2000.