§ 10-306.  Enforcement and Penalties. 66
   (1)   Any police officer who finds a minor in prima facie violation of the provisions of subsection 10-303(1): 67
      (a)   Shall obtain information from such minor as to his or her name and address, age and the identity of the minor's parent, guardian or other custodian.
      (b)   Shall take any of the following actions which he or she believes necessary to best protect the interest of the minor and the community:
         (.1)   Transport the minor to his or her home forthwith; or
         (.2)   Transport the minor to such location as the Administration deems appropriate and immediately notify the parent, guardian or other custodian of the minor's whereabouts. 67.1
   (2)   The information taken from the minor pursuant to subsection 10-306(1)(a) shall be forwarded to the Juvenile Bureau which shall cause a written notice to be mailed to the parent, guardian or custodian advising of the violation and penalties of provision of subsection 10-303(1).
   (3)   Reserved. 68
   (4)   Reserved. 69
   (5)   Upon violation of the provisions of subsection 10-303(2), any parent whose child under the age of eighteen (18) years is found liable or is adjudged guilty by a court of competent jurisdiction of a willful tortious act resulting in injury to the person, or theft, destruction or loss of property of another, shall be liable to the person who suffers the injury, theft, destruction or the loss to the extent set forth in Act of General Assembly No. 58, July 27, 1967, pertaining to Parent's Liability.
   (6)   Reserved. 70
   (7)   Reserved. 71
   (8)   Reserved. 72
   (9)   Reserved. 73
   (10)   Each violation of the provisions of this Chapter shall constitute a separate offense. 74

 

Notes

66
   Amended, 1977 Ordinances, p. 243; amended, Bill No. 758 (approved July 24, 1995), 1995 Ordinances, p. 1081; amended, Bill. No. 060441 (approved January 23, 2007).
67
   Repealed and new subsection added, 1980 Ordinances, p. 768.
67.1
   Amended, Bill No. 210503 (approved August 5, 2021).
68
   Amended, Bill No. 31 (approved February 7, 1997). The enrolled bill erroneously numbered this as subsection (3); renumbered by Code editor. Deleted, Bill No. 210503 (approved August 5, 2021).
69
   Amended, 1980 Ordinances, p. 545; amended, Bill No. 758 (approved July 24, 1995), 1995 Ordinances, p. 1081; deleted, Bill No. 210503 (approved August 5, 2021).
70
   Amended, 1980 Ordinances, p. 545; amended, Bill No. 1163 (approved December 28, 1995), 1995 Ordinances, p. 1403; deleted, Bill No. 210503 (approved August 5, 2021).
71
   Added, Bill No. 1163 (approved December 28, 1995), 1995 Ordinances, p. 1403; amended, Bill No. 110758 (approved December 21, 2011), effective May 1, 2012; amended, Bill No. 120774-A (approved January 14, 2013); deleted, Bill No. 210503 (approved August 5, 2021).
72
   Added, Bill No. 758 (approved July 24, 1995), 1995 Ordinances, p. 1081; deleted, Bill No. 210503 (approved August 5, 2021).
73
   Added, Bill No. 758 (approved July 24, 1995), 1995 Ordinances, p. 1081; deleted, Bill No. 210503 (approved August 5, 2021).
74
   Amended Bill No. 1163 (approved December 28, 1995), 1995 Ordinances, p. 1403. Enrolled bill erroneously numbered this as subsection (6); renumbered by Code editor.