An Act to Define LEO’s Towing Powers

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An Act to Define LEO’s Towing Powers

Be it enacted by the State of Firestone Congress here assembled that:

Section 1: This act shall define when law enforcement officers (LEOs) may tow a private citizen’s vehicle.

Section 1B: Towing shall be defined as; the act of removing a vehicle via a towing vehicle operated by an authorized service.

Section 1C: Defines vehicle as any moving object that operates with an engine (cars, boats, etc.).

Section 1D: Defines private citizen as any individual that resides within the state.

Section 2: All the following instances are assuming that Department of Transportation towing services are available. If they are not, these instances can be ignored (or if needed the vehicle may be moved by a LEO).

Section 2: LEOs shall have the right and obligation to tow a vehicle if it is unoccupied and obstructs a roadway. If the owner is nearby, they must be warned one time to move the vehicle before initiating a tow. If the owner is not nearby or their whereabouts are unknown, the vehicle may be towed without warning.

Section 3: LEOs shall have the right and obligation to tow a vehicle if it has been in an accident and is disabled, obstructing a roadway, obstructing any property, or if it endangers the public.

Section 4: LEOs shall have the right to tow any vehicle of which was driven by a person who is under arrest.

Section 5: LEOs shall have the right to tow any vehicle if it is parked in a handicap spot without the authorization to do so.

Section 5B: Authorization to park in a handicap spot shall be defined as a permit/license/etc. Issued by the Department of Transportation.

Section 6: LEOs shall have the right and obligation to tow any vehicle that obstructs, interferes with, or is left at/on government or restricted property.

Section 6B: Government/restricted property shall be defined as; the Governor’s Mansion, Fed’s Mansion, the Firestone National Guard Base, the State Prison, the Capitol, or any other similar property defined by law.

Section 7: Interfering with a LEO initiated towing shall be deemed illegal. The charge for this will be Hindering a Lawful Tow. It shall be a misdemeanor.

Section 7B: Ways of Hindering a Tow may be, but are not limited to; getting on top of the vehicle, blocking the towing vehicle, becoming combative with a tow worker, hiding inside the vehicle while a towing attempt is ongoing, or attempting to run away with the vehicle while towing is underway.

Section 8: If the owner of a vehicle that has to be towed by law enforcement is known, and they are reachable for it, they shall be fined $150 as a fee via the citation tool for causing a use of state resources. This shall be put in as a Towing Fee.

Section 9: This act shall be enforced by the following agencies; the Firestone State Patrol (Firestone State Patrol - Roblox), the Stapleton County Sheriff’s Office (Stapleton County Sheriff's Office - Roblox), the Department of Homeland Security (Firestone Department of Homeland Security - Roblox), the Firestone Department of Corrections (Firestone Department of Corrections - Roblox), the Firestone Department of Justice (Firestone Department of Justice - Roblox), the Firestone National Gaurd (Firestone National Guard - Roblox), the Firestone Courts (Firestone Courts - Roblox), and the Firestone Department of Transportation (Firestone Department of Transportation - Roblox).

Section 10: This act shall go into effect immediately upon being signed into law by the Governor.

Section 11: All laws in conflict with this are rendered null and void.

Submitted to the Firestone Congress:

Chief Sponsor:
DannyboyLaw, Senator

Co-Sponsors:
Sir_Mr, PPT of the Senate
Straphos, Transportation Secretary

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Bill Status:

Proposed in the Senate

Passes in the Senate 4-0-0
Passes in the House 3-0-0
Signed into law

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