Assembly Actions -
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jan 08, 2020||
referred to cities
|Jan 29, 2019||
referred to cities
Senate Bill S2781
2019-2020 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
2019-S2781 (ACTIVE) - Details
2019-S2781 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S2781 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.
2019-S2781 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 2781 2019-2020 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E January 29, 2019 ___________ Introduced by Sen. LANZA -- 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 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 amended by local law number 197 of the city of New York for the year 2018, 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 and to the seizure and forfeiture of commuter vans, the term shall also include any common carrier of passen- gers by motor vehicle not subject to licensure as a taxicab, for-hire vehicle, or wheelchair accessible van and not operating as an authorized bus line pursuant to applicable provisions of law 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. LBD07204-02-9
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