ORDINANCE NO. BL2009-434
An ordinance amending Chapter 6.80 of the Metropolitan Code pertaining to the “booting” of vehicles within the area of the Metropolitan Government.
BE IT ENACTED BY THE COUNCIL OF THE METROPOLITAN GOVERNMENT OF NASHVILLE AND DAVIDSON COUNTY:
Section 1. That Section 6.80.450 of the Metropolitan Code is hereby amended by adding the following new subsection J.:
“J. To place a boot on any motor vehicle within the jurisdiction of the metropolitan government. For purposes of this subsection, ‘boot’ means any device that is attached to a vehicle that prevents the vehicle from being driven. Notwithstanding the foregoing, this prohibition shall not apply to the vehicle’s owner/lien holder, or to a metropolitan police officer or parking patrol officer acting in the performance of his/her official duty.”
Section 2. This Ordinance shall take effect from and after its passage, the welfare of The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County requiring it.
Sponsored by: Michael Craddock, Jim Forkum, Megan Barry, Karen Bennett
|Introduced:||April 21, 2009|
|Passed First Reading:||April 21, 2009|
|Referred to:||Public Safety Committee|
|Passed Second Reading:||May 19, 2009|
|Passed Third Reading:||June 2, 2009|
|Approved:||June 9, 2009|