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File #: O-49-20    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Ordinance Status: Adopted
File created: 12/6/2020 In control: City Council
On agenda: 3/8/2021 Final action: 3/8/2021
Title: Drug-Loitering Free Zones - Repeal - For the purpose of repealing certain provisions of the Annapolis City Code concerning loitering in Drug-Loitering Free Zones.
Sponsors: Ross Arnett, Dajuan K. Gay, Gavin Buckley, Rob Savidge
Indexes: Public Safety Committee
Attachments: 1. O-49-20 First Reader, 2. O-49-20 Staff Report, 3. O-49-20 Fiscal Impact Note, 4. O-49-20 SIGNED
Title
Drug-Loitering Free Zones - Repeal - For the purpose of repealing certain provisions of the Annapolis City Code concerning loitering in Drug-Loitering Free Zones.
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CITY COUNCIL OF THE
City of Annapolis

Ordinance 49-20

Introduced by: Alderman Arnett
Co-sponsored by: Alderman Gay, Mayor Buckley,
Alderman Savidge
Referred to
Public Safety Committee


AN ORDINANCE concerning

Drug-Loitering Free Zones - Repeal

FOR the purpose of repealing certain provisions of the Annapolis City Code concerning loitering in Drug-Loitering Free Zones.

BY repealing the following portion of the Code of the City of Annapolis, 2021 Edition
11.12.067


SECTION I: BE IT ESTABLISHED AND ORDAINED BY THE ANNAPOLIS CITY COUNCIL that the Code of the City of Annapolis shall be amended to read as follows:

Title 11 - PUBLIC PEACE, MORALS AND WELFARE
Chapter 11.12 - PUBLIC PEACE AND ORDER

Section 11.12.067 - Loitering in drug-loitering free zones.

A. In this section the following words have the meanings indicated:

1. "Drug-loitering free zone" means an area of the City so designated pursuant to Subsection B of this section.
2. "Drug-related activity" means any activity prohibited by any of the provisions of Article 27, "Crimes and Punishments", subtitle, Health-Controlled Dangerous Substances of the Annotated Code of Maryland, as amended from time to time, relating to the manufacture, distribution, sale, possession or administration of substances listed therein or any substantially similar provision of Federal law.
3. "Known unlawful drug user, possessor, seller, or buyer" means a person whom the arresting officer knows to have been convicted, within the immediately prior seven year period, of drug-related activity. A person whom the arresting officer knows to be currently serving a term of probation after verdict for drug-related activity shall also be considered a "known unlawful drug user, possessor, seller or buyer."
4. "Public place" means any publicly owned...

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