senate Bill S684

2011-2012 Legislative Session

Requires the taxi and limousine commission of the city of New York to develop procedures for requiring inspection stickers to be visible to the public

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S684 - Bill Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A1824
Current Committee:
Senate Cities
Law Section:
New York City Administrative Code
Laws Affected:
Amd ยง19-504, NYC Ad Cd
Versions Introduced in 2009-2010 Legislative Session:
S1631, A10555

S684 - Bill Texts

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Requires the taxi and limousine commission of the city of New York to develop procedures for requiring inspection stickers to be visible to the general public and indicate the date for the next subsequent inspection date.

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BILL NUMBER:S684

TITLE OF BILL:
An act
to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to
requiring inspection
stickers to be visible to the public

PURPOSE OR GENERAL IDEA OF BILL:
To require all taxicabs be inspected at least once every four months,
in accordance with a procedure to be established by the commission
wherein such procedure shall include affixing to the taxicab, in a
location visible to the general public, a sticker indicating the date
for the next subsequent inspection.

SUMMARY OF SPECIFIC PROVISIONS:
Subdivision f of section 19-504 of the administrative code of the city
of New York as amended by local law number 115 of the city of New
York for the year 1993.

JUSTIFICATION:
This amendment increases the assurance that the vehicles which serve
the general public are within city operational standards.

PRIOR LEGISLATIVE HISTORY:
New bill.

FISCAL IMPLICATIONS:
To be determined.

EFFECTIVE DATE:
This act shall take effect on the ninetieth day after it shall have
become a law.

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                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
________________________________________________________________________

                                   684

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 5, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen. SAMPSON -- 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 requiring inspection stickers to be visible to the public

  THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  Section 1. Subdivision f of section 19-504 of the administrative  code
of  the  city of New York, as amended by local law number 31 of the city
of New York for the year 2010, is amended to read as follows:
  f. All taxicabs now or hereafter licensed pursuant to  the  provisions
of this chapter shall be inspected at an inspection facility operated by
the  commission  at  least  once every four months, in accordance with a
procedure to be established by the  commission  WHEREIN  SUCH  PROCEDURE
SHALL  INCLUDE  AFFIXING  TO  THE  TAXICAB  IN A LOCATION VISIBLE TO THE
GENERAL PUBLIC, A STICKER INDICATING THE DATE FOR  THE  NEXT  SUBSEQUENT
INSPECTION  REQUIRED  BY  THIS  SUBDIVISION.   All other vehicles now or
hereafter licensed pursuant to the provisions of this chapter other than
commuter  vans  shall  be  inspected  at  official  inspection  stations
licensed by the commissioner of motor vehicles pursuant to section three
hundred  three  of  the vehicle and traffic law at least once every four
months in accordance with the regulations of the commissioner  of  motor
vehicles, codified in part seventy-nine of title fifteen of the official
compilation of codes, rules and regulations of the state of New York (15
N.Y.C.R.R.  part 79). All commuter vans now or hereafter licensed pursu-
ant to the provisions of this chapter shall be inspected and shall  meet
safety  standards  as  provided  in  paragraph  two  of subdivision a of
section 19-504.3 of this chapter. If  any  taxicab  fails  to  pass  its
inspection  for  any  reason relating to the requirements established by
the New York state department of  motor  vehicles,  it  shall  be  rein-
spected.  The fee payable to the commission for each inspection and each

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD04941-01-1

S. 684                              2

reinspection required for the issuance of a  certificate  of  inspection
for  a taxicab, inclusive of the issuance of such certificate, shall not
exceed fifty dollars.  The  fees  payable  to  the  official  inspection
station  for  the  inspection  and  the  issuance  of  a  certificate of
inspection for all other licensed  vehicles  other  than  commuter  vans
shall  be  the  fees  charged  and  collected  pursuant to section three
hundred five of the vehicle and traffic law. The commission or any other
agency authorized by law may conduct on-street inspections  of  vehicles
licensed  pursuant  to  the  provisions of this chapter. The date of the
inspection of a taxicab, THE DATE OF THE NEXT SUBSEQUENT  INSPECTION  AS
REQUIRED  BY  THIS  SUBDIVISION, and the signature of the persons making
the inspection shall be  recorded  upon  the  rate  card  in  the  space
provided therefor. An owner shall be ordered by the commission to repair
or replace his or her licensed vehicle where it appears that it no long-
er  meets  the reasonable standards for safe operation prescribed by the
commission. Upon failure of such  owner  to  have  his  or  her  vehicle
inspected or to comply with any such order within ten days after service
thereof,  the  license shall be suspended; upon failure of such owner to
comply with any such order within one hundred twenty days after  service
thereof, the license may, at the discretion of the commission, be deemed
to have been abandoned by nonuser.
  S  2.  This  act shall take effect on the ninetieth day after it shall
have become a law.

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