[HISTORY: Adopted by the Board of Trustees of the Village of Haverstraw 11-15-1982 by L.L. No. 2-1982. Amendments noted where applicable.]
As used in this chapter, the following terms shall have the meanings indicated:
- APPEARANCE TICKET
- A written notice issued and subscribed by a public servant authorized by law to issue the same, directing a designated person to appear in a designated local criminal court at a designated future time charging him or her with the commission of a designated offense. A notice conforming to such definition constitutes an appearance ticket, regardless of whether it is referred to in some other provision of law as a summons or by any other name or title. This section shall take precedence over any prior section relative to the issuance or the time for issuance of an appearance ticket or violation.
[Amended 8-11-1997 by L.L. No. 4-1997; 6-2-2008 by L.L. No. 4-2008]
Pursuant to § 10 of the Municipal Home Rule Law, the following persons are hereby authorized and empowered to issue and serve appearance tickets, provided that the issuance thereof is made pursuant to their statutory authority or his or her official duties, as may be changed or amended by resolution of the Village Board, and is otherwise consistent with the terms and provisions of this chapter:
[Amended 8-11-1997 by L.L. No. 4-1997]
The following laws may be enforced by the issuance of appearance tickets:
Every appearance ticket that is issued pursuant to the provisions of this chapter shall include the following:
The name and address of the party(s) to whom the ticket is issued.
The citation of law(s) and the appropriate section(s) allegedly violated.
The place and date of the alleged violation(s).
The place, date and time that the party(s) is(are) required to appear in court.
The date of issuance of the appearance ticket(s).
The title and signature of the issuing officer(s).