|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jan 08, 2020||referred to consumer protection|
|Oct 18, 2019||referred to rules|
senate Bill S6783
Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Consumer Protection Committee
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
S6783 (ACTIVE) - Details
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
BILL NUMBER: S6783 SPONSOR: SKOUFIS TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the general business law, in relation to establishing the parking protection act PURPOSE OR GENERAL IDEA OF THE BILL: This bill enhances regulations and protections for users of private parking facilities outside New York City. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS:: Section 1 of the bill titles the legislation the "parking protection act". Section 2: -- Adds to existing signage requirements a mandate that the costs for towing and immobilization of vehicles improperly parked be displayed;
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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