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14A.90.020 Designation of Illegal Firearms Use Hotspots.

A.  The City Council may designate a geographic area meeting the criteria of Section 14A.90.010 of this Code to be an Illegal Firearms Use Hotspot.  If Council makes the designation, it shall do so by ordinance.  The designation shall be valid for a period of 3 years and shall be posted on the City’s website, the Police Bureau’s website, and listed on subsequent notices of exclusion.  Notices of exclusion shall require excluded persons to check the City and Police Bureau websites for changes in Hotspot locations and boundaries. 

B.  The office of the Chief of Police of the Portland Police Bureau is directed to report to City Council at least 90 days before the end of the period referred to in Subsection 14A.90.020 A., as to whether there is a need to re-configure the Illegal Firearms Use Hotspots.