senate Bill S1354A

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Provides improved access to taxicabs for persons with disabilities

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Feb 10, 2014 print number 1354a
amend and recommit to local government
Jan 08, 2014 referred to local government
Jan 09, 2013 referred to local government

S1354 - Details

Current Committee:
Law Section:
General Municipal Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §181, Gen Muni L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S1231A
2009-2010: S4861A

S1354 - Summary

Provides improved access to taxi cabs for persons with disabilities.

S1354 - Sponsor Memo

S1354 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  1354

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 9, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  PARKER -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Local Government

AN ACT to amend the general municipal law, in relation to providing  for
  improved access to taxicabs for persons with disabilities

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

  Section 1.  Section 181 of the general municipal law,  as  amended  by
chapter  579 of the laws of 1993, subdivision 1 as separately amended by
chapters 382 and 385 of the laws of 2012, is amended to read as follows:
  S 181. Ordinances to regulate taxicabs and limousines.  1. The munici-
pal officers and boards in the several cities,  towns  and  villages  of
this state now having the authority to enact ordinances, may adopt ordi-
nances regulating:
  [1.]  (A) The registration and licensing of taxicabs and may limit the
number of taxicabs to be licensed and  the  county  of  Westchester  may
adopt  ordinances  regulating the registration and licensing of taxicabs
and limousines and may limit the number to be licensed;  the  county  of
Nassau  may adopt ordinances regulating the registration of taxicabs and
limousines; and the county of Suffolk may  adopt  ordinances  regulating
the  registration  of taxicabs, limousines, and livery vehicles; and the
county of Rockland may adopt local laws  or  ordinances  regulating  the
registration  and licensing of taxicabs, limousines, and livery vehicles
and may limit the number to be licensed.
  [2.] (B) Parking and passenger  pick-up  and  discharge  by  taxicabs,
limousines  and  livery  vehicles.  Establishment of such ordinances and
regulations regulating parking and passenger pick-up and discharges  may
be based upon recommendations from municipal planning officials or other
public  entities  and  may  address  and  take  into  consideration such
factors, including, but not limited to, geographic areas, vehicle  type,

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD01827-01-3

S1354A (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Law Section:
General Municipal Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §181, Gen Muni L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S1231A
2009-2010: S4861A

S1354A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Provides improved access to taxi cabs for persons with disabilities.

S1354A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S1354A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 1354--A

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 9, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  PARKER -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Local Government -- recom-
  mitted to the Committee on Local Government in accordance with  Senate
  Rule  6,  sec.  8  --  committee  discharged,  bill  amended,  ordered
  reprinted as amended and recommitted to said committee

AN ACT to amend the general municipal law, in relation to providing  for
  improved access to taxicabs for persons with disabilities

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

  Section 1.  Section 181 of the general municipal law,  as  amended  by
chapter  579 of the laws of 1993, subdivision 1 as separately amended by
chapters 382 and 385 of the laws of 2012, is amended to read as follows:
  S 181. Ordinances to regulate taxicabs and limousines.  1. The munici-
pal officers and boards in the several cities,  towns  and  villages  of
this state now having the authority to enact ordinances, may adopt ordi-
nances regulating:
  [1.]  (A) The registration and licensing of taxicabs and may limit the
number of taxicabs to be licensed and  the  county  of  Westchester  may
adopt  ordinances  regulating the registration and licensing of taxicabs
and limousines and may limit the number to be licensed;  the  county  of
Nassau  may adopt ordinances regulating the registration of taxicabs and
limousines; and the county of Suffolk may  adopt  ordinances  regulating
the  registration  of taxicabs, limousines, and livery vehicles; and the
county of Rockland may adopt local laws  or  ordinances  regulating  the
registration  and licensing of taxicabs, limousines, and livery vehicles
and may limit the number to be licensed.
  [2.] (B) Parking and passenger  pick-up  and  discharge  by  taxicabs,
limousines  and  livery  vehicles.  Establishment of such ordinances and
regulations regulating parking and passenger pick-up and discharges  may
be based upon recommendations from municipal planning officials or other

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

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