Assembly Actions -
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jan 06, 2016||
referred to cities
|Jan 07, 2015||
referred to cities
Senate Bill S698
2015-2016 Legislative Session
Archive: Last Bill Status - In Senate Committee Cities Committee
- In Committee Assembly
- On Floor Calendar Assembly
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed By Governor
2015-S698 (ACTIVE) - Details
- See Assembly Version of this Bill:
- Current Committee:
- Senate Cities
- Law Section:
- New York City Administrative Code
- Laws Affected:
- Rpld §17-330 subs o & p, §17-334 sub a, §§17-334.1, 19-174 & 19-175, §20-372 subs 5, 6, 7 & 8, §20-373 subs c & d, §20-374 sub c, §§20-377, 20-377.1, 20-380, 20-381, 20-381.1, 20-381.2 & 20-382, amd NYC Ad Cd, generally
- Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2013-2014: S667, A997
2017-2018: S4573, A2440
2015-S698 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S698 TITLE OF BILL : An act to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to prohibiting the operation of horse drawn cabs in the city of New York; and repealing certain provisions of such law relating thereto PURPOSE OR GENERAL IDEA OF BILL : The legislation will prohibit the operation of horse drawn cabs in the city of New York. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS : Section 1 of the bill amends subdivision (c), (g) and (1) of section 17-326 of the administrative code of the city of New York by deleting the provisions which refer to rental horse business involving horse drawn carriages. Section 2 of the bill amends the administrative code of the city of New York by adding a new section 17-326.1 which states that it shall be unlawful to offer rides to the public on a vehicle drawn or pulled by a carriage horse. Section 3 of the bill amends subdivisions a and d of section 17-327 of the administrative code of the city of New York, subdivision d as
2015-S698 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 698 2015-2016 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E (PREFILED) January 7, 2015 ___________ Introduced by Sen. AVELLA -- 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 prohibiting the operation of horse drawn cabs in the city of New York; and repealing certain provisions of such law relating thereto THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Subdivisions (c), (g) and (i) of section 17-326 of the administrative code of the city of New York are amended to read as follows: (c) "Work", a horse is considered to be at work when it is out of its stable and presented to the public as being available for riding[, pull- ing carriages, vehicles or other devices,] or when it is saddled or in harness or when it is being ridden [or is pulling a carriage, vehicle or device]. (g) "Rental horse business" means a business enterprise which provides or offers the use of a horse to the public for a fee for the purpose of riding [or drawing a horse drawn vehicle or which operates a horse drawn vehicle for hire such as a horse drawn cab]. (i) "Under tack" means that a horse is equipped for riding [or driv- ing]. S 2. The administrative code of the city of New York is amended by adding a new section 17-326.1 to read as follows: S 17-326.1 CARRIAGE RIDES PROHIBITED. IT SHALL BE UNLAWFUL TO OFFER RIDES TO THE PUBLIC ON A VEHICLE DRAWN OR PULLED BY A CARRIAGE HORSE. S 3. Subdivisions a and d of section 17-327 of the administrative code of the city of New York, subdivision d as amended by local law number 22 of the city of New York for the year 2002, are amended to read as follows: EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted.
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