senate Bill S4482A

2015-2016 Legislative Session

Relates to requiring all for-hire vehicles to comply with vehicle accessibility requirements

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Apr 13, 2016 print number 4482a
Apr 13, 2016 amend and recommit to cities
Jan 06, 2016 referred to cities
Mar 24, 2015 referred to cities

S4482 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A7203
Current Committee:
Senate Cities
Law Section:
New York City Administrative Code
Laws Affected:
Amd §§19-502 & 19-506, NYC Ad Cd
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2017-2018: S1879, A5932
2019-2020: A2142

S4482 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to requiring all for-hire vehicles to comply with vehicle accessibility requirements; defines accessible vehicle and for-hire vehicle base station; requires a portion of for-hire vehicles affiliated with a for-hire vehicle base station be dedicated to be accessible vehicles; requires that by 2021 50% of such for-hire vehicles of 100 or more affiliated with a for-hire vehicle base station be accessible vehicles (view more) fines violators $50-150 per day from the date violation occurred until it is cured.

S4482 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S4482 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  4482

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             March 24, 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  for-hire  vehicles; and providing for the repeal of such
  provisions upon expiration thereof

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

  Section  1.  Subdivisions u and v of section 19-502 of the administra-
tive code of the city of New York, as added by local law  number  51  of
the city of New York for the year 1996, are amended to read as follows:
  u.  "Black  car"  means  a  for-hire vehicle dispatched from a central
facility whose owner holds a franchise from  the  corporation  or  other
business entity which operates such central facility, or who is a member
of a cooperative that operates such central facility, where such central
facility  has  certified to the satisfaction of the commission that more
than ninety percent of the central facility's for-hire business is on  a
payment  basis  other  than  direct  cash  payment by a passenger AND/OR
COVERED BY THE NEW YORK BLACK CAR OPERATORS' INJURY  COMPENSATION  FUND,
INC.  PURSUANT TO SECTION ONE HUNDRED SIXTY-DD OF THE EXECUTIVE LAW.
  v.  "Luxury  limousine"  means  a for-hire vehicle which is dispatched
from a central facility which has certified to the satisfaction  of  the
commission  that more than ninety percent of its for-hire business is on
a payment basis other than direct cash payment by a passenger, for which
there is maintained personal injury insurance coverage of no  less  than
five  hundred  thousand dollars per accident where one person is injured
and one million dollars per accident for all  persons  injured  in  that
same  accident,  whose  passengers are charged on the basis of garage to
garage service and on a flat rate basis or per unit of time  or  mileage
AND/OR  COVERED BY THE NEW YORK BLACK CAR OPERATORS' INJURY COMPENSATION
FUND, INC.  PURSUANT TO SECTION ONE HUNDRED SIXTY-DD  OF  THE  EXECUTIVE
LAW.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD08732-04-5

S4482A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A7203
Current Committee:
Senate Cities
Law Section:
New York City Administrative Code
Laws Affected:
Amd §§19-502 & 19-506, NYC Ad Cd
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2017-2018: S1879, A5932
2019-2020: A2142

S4482A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to requiring all for-hire vehicles to comply with vehicle accessibility requirements; defines accessible vehicle and for-hire vehicle base station; requires a portion of for-hire vehicles affiliated with a for-hire vehicle base station be dedicated to be accessible vehicles; requires that by 2021 50% of such for-hire vehicles of 100 or more affiliated with a for-hire vehicle base station be accessible vehicles (view more) fines violators $50-150 per day from the date violation occurred until it is cured.

S4482A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S4482A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 4482--A

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             March 24, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  AVELLA -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Cities --  recommitted  to
  the  Committee  on  Cities in accordance with Senate Rule 6, sec. 8 --
  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 for-hire vehicles; and providing for the  repeal  of  such
  provisions upon expiration thereof

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

  Section 1. Subdivisions u and v of section 19-502 of  the  administra-
tive  code  of  the city of New York, as added by local law number 51 of
the city of New York for the year 1996, are amended to read as follows:
  u. "Black car" means a for-hire  vehicle  dispatched  from  a  central
facility  whose  owner  holds  a franchise from the corporation or other
business entity which operates such central facility, or who is a member
of a cooperative that operates such central facility, where such central
facility has certified to the satisfaction of the commission  that  more
than  ninety percent of the central facility's for-hire business is on a
payment basis other than direct  cash  payment  by  a  passenger  AND/OR
COVERED  BY  THE NEW YORK BLACK CAR OPERATORS' INJURY COMPENSATION FUND,
INC.  PURSUANT TO SECTION ONE HUNDRED SIXTY-DD OF THE EXECUTIVE LAW.
  v. "Luxury limousine" means a for-hire  vehicle  which  is  dispatched
from  a  central facility which has certified to the satisfaction of the
commission that more than ninety percent of its for-hire business is  on
a payment basis other than direct cash payment by a passenger, for which
there  is  maintained personal injury insurance coverage of no less than
five hundred thousand dollars per accident where one person  is  injured
and  one  million  dollars  per accident for all persons injured in that
same accident, whose passengers are charged on the basis  of  garage  to
garage  service  and on a flat rate basis or per unit of time or mileage

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD08732-05-6

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