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Program Area: 
Regulatory Authorities (CFR): 
MWAR §§ 4.42 - 4.45 (not in CFR)
Filed By: 
Private Party/Individual
Brief Description of Case Type: 
Towing costs: MWAA police are authorized to remove vehicles if unattended in certain circumstances. They must provide detailed notice to the vehicle owner (or publish in newspaper if owner unknown). Owner is liable for costs. Within 10 days of paying or posting a bond, the owner can appeal the costs issue through an informal hearing. Airport Manager presides at the hearing. SEE 49 U.S.C. § 49104 (basic federal statute transferring old CFR regs to MWAA); Va. Code §§ 5.1-156 to 5.1-158 (powers, Authority's own regs, police); D.C. Code §§ 9-905 to 9-907 (same); MWAR (Metro Washington Airports Authority Regulations) §§ 4.42 - 4.45.
Relief Available in Actions Filed By Private Parties: 
Reversal of Finding of Violation/Imposition of Penalty
Other Relief from Agency Action
Verified by Agency: 
Not verified