City of Albany, NY
Albany County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Common Council of the City of Albany 6-6-1988 as Ch. I, Art. VII, of the 1983 Code; amended in its entirety 1-22-2004 by Ord. No. 46.121.03. Subsequent amendments noted where applicable.]

§ 8-1 Intent.

The Common Council enacts this legislation mindful of the ever increasing victimization of the citizenry associated with the illicit sale and use of drugs and guns, in order to combat the same and in the general interests of the public health, safety and welfare.

§ 8-2 Creation.

[Amended 4-4-2005 by Ord. No. 18.31.05]
A. 
There is hereby created, in accordance with § 91 of the General Municipal Law of the State of New York, a program for the establishment of a reward to be paid for the provision of information leading to the detection, arrest and felony conviction of a person or persons engaged in and guilty of illicit drug use and/or trafficking or gun-related violation in the City of Albany.
B. 
There is hereby created, in accordance with § 91 of the General Municipal Law of the State of New York, a program for the establishment of a reward to be paid for the provision of information leading to the detection, arrest and misdemeanor conviction of a person or persons engaged in and guilty of defacing public or private property in the City of Albany.

§ 8-3 Implementation and monitoring.

[Amended 4-4-2005 by Ord. No. 15.31.05]
This reward program shall be implemented and monitored by the Board of Estimate and Apportionment, which is hereby authorized to effect such rewards in amounts not to exceed $25,000 each, and in accordance with rules, guidelines and procedures to be promulgated by said Board with the advice and consent of the Common Council.

§ 8-4 Appropriation of money.

The moneys necessary to effectuate this program are hereby appropriated from the general fund.