Assembly Actions -
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jan 03, 2018||
referred to cities
|Jun 07, 2017||
referred to rules
Senate Bill S6621
2017-2018 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
2017-S6621 (ACTIVE) - Details
2017-S6621 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S6621 Revised 1/18/18 SPONSOR: LANZA TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to allowing commuter vans to accept hails from prospective passengers in the street; and to repeal certain provisions of such law relating thereto PURPOSE: To provide consumers additional methods of transportation. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Section one of the bill amends subdivision p of § 19-502 of the adminis- trative code of the city of New York to alter the definition of commuter van by removing the provision which prohibits accepting hails from prospective passengers in the street. Section two of the bill amends paragraph one of subdivision a of § 19-504 of the administrative code of the city of New York to add commu-
2017-S6621 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 6621 2017-2018 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E June 7, 2017 ___________ Introduced by Sen. LANZA -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Rules AN ACT to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to allowing commuter vans to accept hails from prospective passengers in the street; and to repeal 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. Subdivision p of section 19-502 of the administrative code of the city of New York, as added by local law number 115 of the city of New York for the year 1993, is amended to read as follows: p. "Commuter van" means a commuter van service having a seating capac- ity of at least nine passengers but not more than twenty passengers or such greater capacity as the commission may establish by rule and carry- ing passengers for hire in the city duly licensed as a commuter van by the commission [and not permitted to accept hails from prospective passengers in the street]. For purposes of the provisions of this chap- ter relating to prohibitions against the operation of an unauthorized commuter van service or an unlicensed commuter van and to the enforce- ment of such prohibitions and to the imposition of penalties for violations of such prohibitions, the term shall also include any common carrier of passengers by motor vehicle not subject to licensure as a taxicab, for-hire vehicle, or wheelchair accessible van or not operating as an authorized bus line pursuant to applicable provisions of law. The commission shall submit to the council the text of any proposed rule relating to the maximum capacity of commuter vans at the time such proposed rule is published in the City Record. § 2. Paragraph 1 of subdivision a of section 19-504 of the administra- tive code of the city of New York, as amended by local law number 115 of the city of New York for the year 1993, is amended to read as follows: EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted. LBD07041-02-7
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