assembly Bill A6651

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Relates to accessible parking space requirements for persons with disabilities and replacing the term "handicapped"

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Jan 05, 2022 referred to transportation
Mar 23, 2021 referred to transportation

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A6651 (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Assembly Transportation
Law Section:
Vehicle and Traffic Law
Laws Affected:
Amd V & T L, generally; amd §396-bb, Gen Bus L
Versions Introduced in 2019-2020 Legislative Session:
A6215

A6651 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to accessible parking space requirements for persons with disabilities; imposes requirements based upon the 2015 International Building Code, as adopted by New York State; replaces the term "handicapped" with "persons with disabilities" for vehicle and traffic purposes.

A6651 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
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                                   6651
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                              March 23, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  M.  of  A.  BARCLAY,  SMULLEN,  J. M. GIGLIO, MONTESANO,
   NORRIS, SAYEGH, REILLY, HAWLEY, DeSTEFANO,  SCHMITT,  BYRNE,  WALCZYK,
   GALEF, BLANKENBUSH, SALKA, SIMON, COOK, RA, B. MILLER, ASHBY, MORINEL-
   LO, BRABENEC, LEMONDES, SIMPSON, MANKTELOW, GALLAHAN, LAWLER, M. MILL-
   ER  --  Multi-Sponsored  by -- M. of A. BROWN, BYRNES, TAGUE, WALSH --
   read once and referred to the Committee on Transportation
 
 AN ACT to amend the vehicle and traffic law, in relation  to  accessible
   parking  space requirements for persons with disabilities and enforce-
   ment of illegal parking; and to amend the vehicle and traffic law  and
   the  general  business  law,  in relation to replacing the term "hand-
   icapped" with the term "persons with disabilities"
 
   THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section  1. Section 1203-c of the vehicle and traffic law, as added by
 chapter 203 of the laws of 1981, subdivision 2 as amended by chapter 350
 of the laws of 1993, paragraph (a) of subdivision 2 as amended by  chap-
 ter  199  of the laws of 2005, paragraph (b) of subdivision 2 as amended
 by chapter 274 of the laws of 2012, subdivision 4 as amended by  chapter
 613  of  the  laws of 2003, and subdivision 6 as added by chapter 508 of
 the laws of 1992, is amended to read as follows:
   § 1203-c. Off street parking spaces for [the handicapped] PERSONS WITH
 DISABILITIES.   1. Any person, firm or  corporation  owning  a  shopping
 center,  RETAIL  ESTABLISHMENT  or facility with at least [five separate
 retail stores and at least] twenty off street parking spaces  which  are
 provided  for use by the shopping public must designate ACCESSIBLE PARK-
 ING SPACES as only for [the handicapped] PERSONS WITH  DISABILITIES  and
 clearly  mark  for  use by [the handicapped] PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES a
 minimum of five percent of such parking spaces or ten such spaces which-
 ever is less.  These spaces must be located as close as reasonably prac-
 ticable to the shopping center, RETAIL  ESTABLISHMENT  OR  facility  and
 reasonably  distributed  so  as  to provide convenient access for use by
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.