§ 9-620.  Sale and Installation of Audible Motor Vehicle Alarms. 900
   (1)   Prohibited Sale or Installation. No person shall install, sell or transfer ownership of, or offer to install, sell or transfer ownership of any audible anti-theft alarm device that can be installed in a motor vehicle unless that alarm device is of a type:
      (a)   capable of, and programmed to, automatically terminate the sounding of its audible alarm with five (5) minutes of its being activated, and
      (b)   not capable of, nor programmed to, be sounded without direct physical contact with any motor vehicle on which it has been or is to be installed.
   (2)   Prohibited Modification. No person shall modify or offer to modify an audible anti-theft alarm device after it has been installed on a motor vehicle, or that is to be installed in a motor vehicle, so that the alarm device may be sounded without directed physical contact with the motor vehicle or so that the alarm device will not automatically terminate its sounding within five (5) minutes of its being activated.
   (3)   Penalties. Any person who violates any provision of this Section shall be subject to a fine of not more than three hundred dollars ($300) or imprisonment of not more than thirty (30) days, or both. Each prohibited installation, sale, transfer or modification, or offer to install, sell, transfer or modify, shall be deemed a separate violation for which a separate penalty may be imposed.

 

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   Added, Bill No. 518 (approved March 29, 1995), 1995 Ordinances, p. 156.