Breaking News: Bike License Repeal on City Council Agenda Tomorrow

Via the Bike Advisory Committee’s Glenn Bailey, the long awaited final repeal of Los Angeles’ Bicycle Licensing Law is on tomorrow’s City Council Agenda.  The meeting begins at 10:00 A.M. at City Hall.

For your information, the long-awaited repeal of the City’s bicycle license ordinance is scheduled before the Los Angeles City Council tomorrow Tuesday, June 2, 10:00 a.m. as agenda item number 5:

ITEM NO. (5) – Motion Required
08-2944 COMMUNICATION FROM THE CITY ATTORNEY and ORDINANCE FIRST CONSIDERATION relative to repealing Los Angeles Municipal Code (LAMC) Section 26.01 regarding the City’s bicycle licensing program. Recommendation for Council action, SUBJECT TO THE APPROVAL OF THE MAYOR: PRESENT and ADOPT the accompanying ORDINANCE repealing LAMC Section 26.01 regarding the City’s bicycle licensing program. Fiscal Impact Statement: None submitted by the City Attorney. Neither the City Administrative Officer nor the Chief Legislative Analyst has completed a financial analysis of this report. Community Impact Statement: None submitted. (Transportation Committee waived consideration of the above matter)

A public hearing will be held.

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