assembly Bill A6735

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Allows commuter vans to accept hails from prospective passengers in the street; repealer

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Jan 08, 2020 referred to cities
Mar 18, 2019 referred to cities

A6735 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
Law Section:
New York City Administrative Code
Laws Affected:
Amd §§19-502, 19-504 & 19-516, rpld §19-516 sub b, NYC Ad Cd
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2017-2018: A7948, S6621
2021-2022: A1470, A9731, S5320
2023-2024: A2653, S6781

A6735 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Allows commuter vans to accept hails from prospective passengers in the street.

A6735 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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


                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                             March 18, 2019

Introduced  by M. of A. PERRY -- 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  allowing  commuter vans to accept hails from prospective
  passengers in the street; and to repeal certain provisions of such law
  relating thereto


  Section  1. Subdivision p of section 19-502 of the administrative code
of the city of New York, as amended by local law number 37 of  the  city
of New York for the year 2019, 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, the  enforcement  of
such prohibitions and the imposition of penalties for violations of such
prohibitions  and  to  the  seizure and forfeiture of commuter vans, the
term shall also include any common carrier of passengers by motor  vehi-
cle  not  subject to licensure as a taxicab, for-hire vehicle, or wheel-
chair accessible van and not operating as a public or private bus trans-
it service operated pursuant to a contract with  the  city,  any  county
within  the  state of New York, the state of New York or any other state
or local government that follows the applicable  procurement  rules  and
regulations  of  such jurisdiction regardless of the seating capacity of
any such vehicle. 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.

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