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File #: 020654    Version:
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 8/1/2002 In control: PUBLIC SAFETY COMMITTEE
On agenda: Final action: 9/24/2002
Effective date: 10/11/2002    
Title: A substitute ordinance relating to theft and retail theft.
Sponsors: THE CHAIR
Indexes: CRIME PREVENTION, CRIMES AND MISDEMEANORS
Attachments: 1. City Atty Cover Letter.pdf, 2. 8/16/02 City Atty. Letter.PDF, 3. Fiscal Note.pdf
Number
020654
Version
SUBSTITUTE 1
Reference
Sponsor
THE CHAIR
Title
A substitute ordinance relating to theft and retail theft.
 
Sections
110-16-2       am
110-35-1      am
 
Analysis
This ordinance increases from $100 to $500 the maximum value of property or merchandise whose theft can be charged under the city's theft and retail theft ordinance provisions.
 
Body
The Mayor and Common Council of the City of Milwaukee do ordain as follows:
 
Part 1.  Section 110-16-2 of the code is amended to read:
 
110-16.        Theft.
 
2.  INTENTIONAL.        Whoever intentionally takes and carries away, uses, transfers, conceals or retains possession of movable property of another valued at less than [[$100]] >>$500<< without his or her consent and with intent to deprive the owner permanently of possession of such property may be penalized as provided in sub. 4.
 
Part 2.  Section 110-35-1 of the code is amended to read:
 
110-35.      Retail Theft.
 
1.  INTENTIONAL.        Whoever intentionally alters indicia or price or value of merchandise or who takes and carries away, transfers, conceals or retains possession of merchandise held for resale by a merchant or property of a merchant, without his or her consent and with intent to deprive the merchant permanently of possession of the full purchase price of the merchandise, may be penalized as provided in sub. 6 if the retail price of the merchandise involved is less than [[$100]] >> $500<<.
 
LRB
APPROVED AS TO FORM
 
 
_________________________
Legislative Reference Bureau
Date:_____________________
Attorney
IT IS OUR OPINION THAT THE ORDINANCE
IS LEGAL AND ENFORCEABLE
 
________________________
Office of the City Attorney
Date:____________________
Requestor
Drafter
City Atty.
LUB:dms
8/16/02
56743
 
LRB02404-1
TWM/rk
8/20/02