senate Bill S6783

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Establishes the parking protection act

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Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Consumer Protection Committee


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    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 08, 2020 referred to consumer protection
Oct 18, 2019 referred to rules

S6783 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A8461
Current Committee:
Senate Consumer Protection
Law Section:
General Business Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §399-v, Gen Bus L

S6783 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Establishes the parking protection act; provides that parking facilities shall display a sign stating the current applicable price of parking at such facilities; includes provisions on when a motor vehicle may be towed or immobilized and provides a limit to the cost of towing and storage of a vehicle.

S6783 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S6783 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  6783

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            October 18, 2019
                               ___________

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

AN ACT to amend the general business law, in  relation  to  establishing
  the parking protection act

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

  Section 1. This act shall be known and may be cited  as  the  "parking
protection act".
  §  2.  The section heading, subdivisions 2 and 3, and paragraph (i) of
subdivision 7 of section 399-v of the general business law, the  section
heading and subdivision 2 as amended, and paragraph (i) of subdivision 7
as added by chapter 328 of the laws of 2008 and subdivision 3 as amended
by chapter 655 of the laws of 1997, are amended to read as follows:
  Parking  facilities; towing AND IMMOBILIZATION of vehicles, posting of
notices.
  2. (A) Every parking facility shall display prominently a  conspicuous
notice stating the name, address and telephone number of the operator of
the  parking  facility  together  with  the  name, address and telephone
number of any individual or entity authorized to tow from  such  parking
facility  any motor vehicle or the name, address and telephone number of
any individual or entity authorized to place a device designed to  immo-
bilize  any  motor  vehicle  in such parking facility. Such notice shall
also state that unauthorized vehicles will be towed  OR  IMMOBILIZED  at
the  vehicle owner's expense AND SHALL STATE THE COST FOR THE TOWING AND
STORAGE OR FOR THE IMMOBILIZATION.
  (B) ALL PARKING FACILITIES SHALL  DISPLAY  PROMINENTLY  A  CONSPICUOUS
SIGN,  NOT LESS THAN THREE FEET BY FOUR FEET IN SIZE, THAT UNAMBIGUOUSLY
STATES THE CURRENTLY APPLICABLE PRICE OF PARKING AT THE FACILITY AND THE
PERIOD OF TIME DURING WHICH THE PRICE IS VALID. A HIGHER PRICE SHALL NOT
TAKE EFFECT UNLESS A SIGN PROVIDING NOTICE OF THE CHANGE  IN  PRICE  HAS
BEEN  POSTED  AT  LEAST  ONE  HOUR PRIOR TO THE TIME AT WHICH THE HIGHER

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

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