senate Bill S658

2013-2014 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

download bill text pdf

Sponsored By

Archive: Last Bill Status - In Committee


  • Introduced
  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Signed/Vetoed by Governor

do you support this bill?

Actions

view actions (2)
Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 08, 2014 referred to cities
Jan 09, 2013 referred to cities

S658 - Bill Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A5111
Current Committee:
Senate Cities
Law Section:
New York City Administrative Code
Laws Affected:
Amd ยง19-504, NYC Ad Cd
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S684, A1824
2009-2010: S1631, A10555

S658 - Bill Texts

view summary

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.

view sponsor memo
BILL NUMBER:S658

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 44 of the city of New York for the year 2011.

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

PRIOR LEGISLATIVE HISTORY:
S.684 of 2011
01/05/11 REFERRED TO CITIES
01/04/12 REFERRED TO CITIES

FISCAL IMPLICATIONS:
To be determined.

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

view full text
download pdf
                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
________________________________________________________________________

                                   658

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 9, 2013
                               ___________

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 44 of the city
of New York for the year 2011, 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.
                                                           LBD00753-01-3

S. 658                              2

reinspection required for the issuance of a  certificate  of  inspection
for  a taxicab, inclusive of the issuance of such certificate, shall not
exceed ninety dollars for the first inspection  and  fifty  dollars  for
each  reinspection.  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 taxi-
cab,  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 longer 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.

Comments

Open Legislation comments facilitate discussion of New York State legislation. All comments are subject to moderation. Comments deemed off-topic, commercial, campaign-related, self-promotional; or that contain profanity or hate speech; or that link to sites outside of the nysenate.gov domain are not permitted, and will not be published. Comment moderation is generally performed Monday through Friday.

By contributing or voting you agree to the Terms of Participation and verify you are over 13.