assembly Bill A10594A

2015-2016 Legislative Session

Relates to enacting the predatory towing prevention act

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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 13, 2016 print number 10594a
Jun 13, 2016 amend and recommit to cities
Jun 07, 2016 referred to cities

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A10594 - Details

Law Section:
New York City Administrative Code
Laws Affected:
Amd §§19-169.1, 20-499, 20-504.1, 20-504, 20-510 & 20-515, NYC Ad Cd
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2017-2018: A5998
2019-2020: A2185
2021-2022: A3380

A10594 - Summary

Relates to enacting the predatory towing prevention act.

A10594 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  10594

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                              June 7, 2016
                               ___________

Introduced  by  COMMITTEE ON RULES -- (at request of M. of A. Kim, Gott-
  fried, Dinowitz, Bichotte) -- read once and referred to the  Committee
  on Cities

AN  ACT  to  amend  the  administrative code of the city of New York, in
  relation to enacting the predatory towing prevention act

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

  Section  1.  Subdivisions a and b of section 20-499 of the administra-
tive code of the city of New York, subdivision a as amended and subdivi-
sion b as added by local law number 11 of the city of New York  for  the
year 1989, are amended to read as follows:
  a.  As  a  condition of the issuance of a license to engage in towing,
each applicant shall furnish to the commissioner a surety  bond  in  the
sum  of  [five] TWENTY-FIVE thousand dollars, payable to the city of New
York, executed by the applicant and a surety approved by the commission-
er. Such bond shall be conditioned upon the applicant's compliance  with
the  provisions  of this subchapter and any rules or regulations promul-
gated hereunder, and upon the further condition that the applicant  will
pay to the city any fine, penalty or other obligation within thirty days
of  its  imposition,  or  any final judgment recovered by any person who
received towing services from a  licensee  thereunder  and  was  damaged
thereby.  The  commissioner may in his or her discretion, after a public
hearing, five days notice of  which  shall  be  published  in  the  City
Record,  increase the amount of the surety bond required by this section
to an amount not to exceed [twenty-five] TWO HUNDRED AND FIFTY  thousand
dollars.  The  commissioner may by regulation authorize an applicant to,
in lieu of a bond, deposit cash to  satisfy  the  requirements  of  this
section  in  an  amount  equal to the sum of the surety bond required by
this section.
  b. (1) The commissioner may by  regulation  establish  a  fund  to  be
administered by the comptroller and authorize an applicant for a RENEWAL
license  to  engage  in towing to, in lieu of a bond or cash equivalent,
make contributions to such fund to satisfy the requirements of  subdivi-
sion  a  of  this section. The commissioner may promulgate such rules or

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

Co-Sponsors

A10594A (ACTIVE) - Details

Law Section:
New York City Administrative Code
Laws Affected:
Amd §§19-169.1, 20-499, 20-504.1, 20-504, 20-510 & 20-515, NYC Ad Cd
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2017-2018: A5998
2019-2020: A2185
2021-2022: A3380

A10594A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to enacting the predatory towing prevention act.

A10594A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                10594--A

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                              June 7, 2016
                               ___________

Introduced  by  COMMITTEE ON RULES -- (at request of M. of A. Kim, Gott-
  fried, Dinowitz, Bichotte, Weprin) -- read once and  referred  to  the
  Committee  on  Cities  --  committee discharged, bill amended, ordered
  reprinted as amended and recommitted to said committee

AN ACT to amend the administrative code of the  city  of  New  York,  in
  relation to enacting the predatory towing prevention act

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

  Section 1. Subdivision j of section  19-169.1  of  the  administrative
code  of  the city of New York, as amended by local law number 41 of the
city of New York for the year 2011, is amended to read as follows:
  j. (1) Any person who violates  this  section  shall  be  punished  as
follows:    for the first violation, a fine of five hundred dollars; for
the second violation within a period of twelve months of the date of the
first violation, a fine of one thousand dollars; and for any  additional
violations  within a period of twenty-four months of the date of a first
violation, a fine of [one] TWO thousand dollars.
  (2) IN ADDITION TO THE PENALTIES PRESCRIBED BY PARAGRAPH ONE  OF  THIS
SUBDIVISION,   ANY  PERSON  WHO  KNOWINGLY  OR  WILLFULLY  VIOLATES  THE
PROVISIONS OF THIS SECTION OR SUBDIVISION B OF SECTION  20-515  OF  THIS
CODE  OR ANY RULES PROMULGATED THEREUNDER SHALL BE GUILTY OF A MISDEMEA-
NOR PUNISHABLE BY A FINE OF NOT LESS THAN FIVE HUNDRED DOLLARS  OR  MORE
THAN THREE THOUSAND DOLLARS, OR BY IMPRISONMENT FOR NOT MORE THAN NINETY
DAYS, OR BY BOTH SUCH FINE AND IMPRISONMENT.
  (3)  ANY  PERSON WHO KNOWINGLY OR WILLFULLY VIOLATES THE PROVISIONS OF
THIS SECTION OR SUBDIVISION B OF SECTION 20-515  OF  THIS  CODE  OR  ANY
RULES PROMULGATED THEREUNDER WHO HAS BEEN FOUND GUILTY OF A VIOLATION OF
ANY  SUCH  PROVISIONS OR SUCH RULES TWO TIMES WITHIN A TWENTY-FOUR MONTH
PERIOD SHALL BE GUILTY OF A MISDEMEANOR PUNISHABLE BY A FINE OF NOT LESS
THAN ONE THOUSAND DOLLARS OR MORE  THAN  TEN  THOUSAND  DOLLARS,  OR  BY
IMPRISONMENT  FOR  NOT  MORE  THAN  SIX MONTHS, OR BY BOTH SUCH FINE AND
IMPRISONMENT.
  S 2. Subdivisions a and b of section 20-499 of the administrative code
of the city of New York, subdivision a as amended and subdivision  b  as

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