senate Bill S7448

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Authorizes the counties of Dutchess and Ulster to regulate the registration and licensing of taxicabs, limousines, and livery vehicles

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May 15, 2014 referred to local government

S7448 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A9601
Current Committee:
Law Section:
General Municipal Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §181, Gen Muni L; amd §498, V & T L

S7448 - Summary

Authorizes the counties of Dutchess and Ulster to regulate the registration and licensing of taxicabs, limousines, and livery vehicles.

S7448 - Sponsor Memo

S7448 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  7448

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              May 15, 2014
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  GIPSON -- 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 and the  vehicle  and  traffic
  law, in relation to authorizing the counties of Dutchess and Ulster to
  regulate  the  registration and licensing of 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. Subdivision 1 of section 181 of the general municipal law,
as separately amended by chapters 382 and 385 of the laws  of  2012,  is
amended to read as follows:
  1. The registration and licensing of taxicabs and may limit the number
of taxicabs 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; THE COUNTY OF DUTCHESS 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;
AND THE COUNTY OF ULSTER MAY ADOPT LOCAL LAWS OR  ORDINANCES  REGULATING
THE REGISTRATION AND LICENSING OF TAXICABS, LIMOUSINES, AND LIVERY VEHI-
CLES AND MAY LIMIT THE NUMBER TO BE LICENSED.
  S  2.  Paragraph  b of subdivision 1 of section 498 of the vehicle and
traffic law, as separately amended by chapters 382 and 385 of  the  laws
of 2012, is amended to read as follows:
  b. "Licensing jurisdiction" shall mean a city with a population of one
million  or  more,  or a county within New York state contiguous to such
city [or], the county of Suffolk [or], the county of Rockland, THE COUN-
TY OF DUTCHESS OR THE COUNTY OF ULSTER, that requires the issuance of  a
license,  permit,  registration,  certification  or other approval for a
vehicle to perform the pre-arranged pick up or drop off of one  or  more
passengers in such jurisdiction for compensation.
  S 3. This act shall take effect immediately.

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