|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jan 08, 2014||referred to local government|
|Jun 21, 2013||committed to rules|
|May 20, 2013||advanced to third reading|
|May 08, 2013||2nd report cal.|
|May 07, 2013||1st report cal.593|
|Apr 24, 2013||referred to local government|
senate Bill S4811
Archive: Last Bill Status - In Committee
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
S4811 - Details
- See Assembly Version of this Bill:
- Current Committee:
- Law Section:
- General Municipal Law
- Laws Affected:
- Amd §181, Gen Muni L
S4811 - Summary
Authorizes the regulation of taxicabs, limousines and livery vehicles in certain municipalities.
S4811 - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER:S4811 REVISED 5/2/13 TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the general municipal law, in relation to ordinances to regulate taxicabs, limousines and livery vehicles PURPOSE: To clarify section 181 of the General Municipal Law to ensure that cities towns and villages have the authority to regulate limousines and livery vehicles operating in their jurisdiction. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Section 1: Amends Section 181 (1) of the General Municipal Law by adding the words "limousines and livery vehicles" in the appropriate places to clarify the statute. Sections 2: Establishes the effective date. JUSTIFICATION: The State of New York enacted section 181 of the General Municipal Law to give cities, towns and villages the authority to regulate taxis, limousines and livery vehicles in their jurisdictions. Cities are now having issues with livery vehicles acting as unregulated taxis that don't have to meet the settle local licensing and safety standards as taxis. This technical correction will make clear that cities, towns and villages have authority to regulate limousines and livery vehicles as was intended.
S4811 - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 4811 2013-2014 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E April 24, 2013 ___________ Introduced by Sen. MARTINS -- 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 ordinances to regulate taxicabs, limousines and livery vehicles THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. The section heading and subdivision 1 of section 181 of the general municipal law, the section heading 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, are amended to read as follows: Ordinances to regulate taxicabs [and], limousines AND LIVERY VEHICLES. 1. The registration and licensing of taxicabs, LIMOUSINES AND LIVERY VEHICLES and may limit the number of taxicabs, LIMOUSINES AND LIVERY VEHICLES to be licensed and the county of Westchester may adopt ordi- nances regulating the registration and licensing of taxicabs and limou- sines 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 registra- tion 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. S 2. This act shall take effect immediately. EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted. LBD10381-01-3
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