Ordinance 71395

Car Door Locks

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The proposed bill would make it unlawful for an individual to lift the door handles or otherwise try the doors and locks of successive vehicles to gain entry to the vehicles unless the individual is the owner of the vehicles or has the owners’ permission to enter the vehicles. Individuals found to be in violation would be subject to a fine of not more than $500 and or a term of imprisonment not more than ninety days.


Session: 2021-2022

Board Bill Number: 61

Primary Sponsors: Tom Oldenburg

Effective: 10/21/2021

Legislative History

Legislative activities and outcomes for this board bill. Learn more about what these activities mean.

  • 06/25/2021

    First Reading

    Bill text was introduced (120.54 KB PDF).

  • 06/25/2021

    Referred to a Committee

    The bill was assigned to the Public Safety Committee.

  • 07/08/2021

    Committee Hearing

    The bill was passed out of committee with a recommendation of do pass during the Public Safety Committee hearing.

  • 07/09/2021

    Second Reading

  • 07/13/2021


    The bill was passed.

    The bill text was changed:

  • 07/16/2021


  • 08/11/2021


    The bill was placed on the informal calendar.

  • 09/24/2021


    The bill was passed.

    The bill text was changed:

  • 10/01/2021

    Third Reading

    The bill was passed.

  • 10/01/2021

    Delivered to Mayor

  • 10/21/2021

    Mayor Returns Bill

    The bill was returned without a signature.

  • 10/21/2021

    Delivered to Register

  • 10/22/2021

    Register Returns Notice with Ordinance Number

    Register returns ordinance number 71395. Effective date is 10/21/2021

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