S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K
I N S E N A T E
January 29, 2014
Introduced by Sen. DILAN -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
printed to be committed to the Committee on Cities
AN ACT to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in
relation to reducing the speed limit in the city of New York to twenty
miles per hour
THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
Section 1. Subdivision a of section 19-177 of the administrative code
of the city of New York, as added by local law number 6 of the city of
New York for the year 1996, is amended to read as follows:
a. The official speed limit for a vehicle in the city of New York
shall be [thirty] TWENTY miles per hour except where THE CITY COUNCIL
DETERMINES A DIFFERENT SPEED LIMIT IS APPROPRIATE AND an official sign
indicates that a different speed limit is in effect.
S 2. This act shall take effect on the sixtieth day after it shall
have become a law.
EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
[ ] is old law to be omitted.