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ORDINANCE NO: 1799 ✓ <br />ORDINANCE OF THE TOWN OF LOS GATOS <br />AMENDING CHAPTER 1 OF THE TOWN CODE BY <br />AMENDING SECTION 1 -9 RELATING TO WRITTEN <br />PROMISE TO APPEAR <br />THE TOWN COUNCIL OF THE TOWN OF LOS GATOS DOES HEREBY <br />ORDAIN: <br />SECTION I <br />Section 1 -9 of Chapter 1 of the Town Code is hereby amended to read as follows: <br />Section 1 -9 Same Written Promise to Appear <br />The arresting officer shall deliver one copy of a notice to appear given pursuant to <br />Section 1 -8 to the arrested person, and the arrested person, in order to secure <br />release, shall give his /her written promise so to appear in court by signing the <br />duplicate notice, which shall be retained by the arresting officer. Thereupon the <br />arresting officer shall release the person arrested from custody. The arresting officer <br />shall, as soon as practicable, file the duplicate notice with the magistrate specified <br />therein. If the arrested person refuses to give his /her written promise to appear, the <br />arresting officer shall take the arrested person without unnecessary delay before a <br />magistrate as prescribed by the Penal Code and Vehicle Code of the State of <br />California. <br />SECTION II <br />This ordinance takes effect 30 days after it is adopted. Within 15 days after this <br />ordinance is adopted the Town Clerk shall cause it to be published once in a newspaper <br />of general circulation published and circulated in the Town. <br />