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14A.90.050 Procedure.

A.  When a court has entered a judgment that a person has committed any of the offenses enumerated in Subsection 14A.90.030 A. and the person is on probation, parole or under the jurisdiction of the court for that offense, the Chief of Police and/or designees may exclude that person from all Illegal Firearms Use Hotspots.  The exclusion takes effect immediately once the requirements of this subsection are met. 

B.  At the time a person is issued a notice of exclusion from Illegal Firearms Use Hotspots, the Chief of Police and/or designees may discuss with the excluded person whether the person has a plausible need for a variance and may issue a variance pursuant to the process described in Subsection 14A.90.060 B.

C.  The notice of exclusion shall be in writing and a copy delivered to the excluded person.  The notice of exclusion shall include the following: 

1.   A description of the areas designated as an Illegal Firearms Use Hotspot from which that person is excluded;

2.   Information concerning the right to appeal the exclusion to the Code Hearings Officer as provided in Chapter 22.10 of this Code;

3.  A statement identifying the conviction or adjudication that supports the exclusion;

4.  Notice that the exclusion will remain in effect for the duration of any probation, parole or jurisdiction resulting from the supporting conviction or adjudication; and

5.  Conviction of the offense for which the person was arrested and excluded will result in exclusion for the duration of any resulting probation, parole or juvenile court jurisdiction and information concerning the right to appeal exclusion to the Code Hearings Officer as provided in Chapter 22.10 of this Code.