senate Bill S2965

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Provides that vehicles with permits for handicapped parking issued anywhere in the state may use all spaces for handicapped parking in the city of New York

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Jan 08, 2020 referred to transportation
Jan 31, 2019 referred to transportation

S2965 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A8824
Current Committee:
Senate Transportation
Law Section:
Vehicle and Traffic Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §1203-a, V & T L; amd §2903, NYC Chart
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2009-2010: S564
2011-2012: S927
2013-2014: S1525
2015-2016: S728
2017-2018: S1312
2021-2022: S193, A2215

S2965 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Provides that vehicles with permits for handicapped parking issued anywhere in the state may use all spaces for handicapped parking in the city of New York.

S2965 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S2965 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  2965

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 31, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  KAPLAN -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Transportation

AN ACT to amend the vehicle and traffic law and the New York city  char-
  ter, in relation to permitted use of handicapped spaces in the city of
  New York

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

  Section 1. The opening paragraph of subdivision 1 of section 1203-a of
the vehicle and traffic law, as amended by chapter 298 of  the  laws  of
2007, is amended to read as follows:
  The commissioner shall distribute special vehicle identification park-
ing permits to the governing bodies of all cities, towns and villages in
the  state.  Notwithstanding any local law or ordinance to the contrary,
such permits shall entitle any vehicle displaying such permit to park in
any area in any city, town or village of the state which has been desig-
nated by such city, town or village or pursuant  to  the  provisions  of
section  twelve  hundred  three-c of this article as a place for parking
for persons with disabilities. SUCH PERMITS SHALL  ENTITLE  ANY  VEHICLE
DISPLAYING  SUCH  PERMIT  TO  PARK  IN THE AUTHORIZED PARKING SPACES FOR
VEHICLES HAVING A SPECIAL IDENTIFICATION PERMIT AS DESCRIBED IN SUBPARA-
GRAPH (F) OF PARAGRAPH FIFTEEN OF SUBDIVISION A OF  SECTION  TWENTY-NINE
HUNDRED THREE OF THE NEW YORK CITY CHARTER. The design, period of valid-
ity,  and  procedures  for reissuance of such permits shall be as deter-
mined by the commissioner. A city, town  or  village  issuing  a  permit
pursuant  to this subdivision or subdivision three of this section shall
indelibly inscribe or otherwise mark, on the face of  such  permit,  the
last  three  digits of the identification number of the driver's license
or non-driver identification card of the person to whom  the  permit  is
issued.  The governing bodies of cities, towns and villages in the state
shall appoint an issuing agent to issue such permits. Any person  issued
a  permit  pursuant to this section who holds a driver's license or non-

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

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