assembly Bill A7885

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Relates to notification and hearings for proposed construction or removal of bicycle lanes or racks

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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 05, 2022 referred to cities
May 28, 2021 referred to cities

A7885 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S6929
Law Section:
New York City Administrative Code
Laws Affected:
Add §19-159.5, NYC Ad Cd

A7885 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to notification and hearings for proposed construction or removal of bicycle lanes or racks; requires a presentation at a public hearing when the department of transportations proposes to construct or remove a bicycle lane or rack; defines terms.

A7885 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   7885
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                               May 28, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by M. of A. JACKSON -- read once and referred to the Commit-
   tee on Cities
 
 AN ACT to amend the administrative code of the  city  of  New  York,  in
   relation  to  notification  and  hearings for proposed construction or
   removal of bicycle lanes or racks
 
   THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section  1. The administrative code of the city of New York is amended
 by adding a new section 19-159.5 to read as follows:
   § 19-159.5 NOTIFICATION  OF  BICYCLE  LANE  OR  RACK  CONSTRUCTION  OR
 REMOVAL.    A. DEFINITIONS. AS USED IN THIS SECTION, THE FOLLOWING TERMS
 SHALL HAVE THE FOLLOWING MEANINGS:
   1. "AFFECTED COUNCIL MEMBER" MEANS THE COUNCIL MEMBER OR MEMBERS WHOSE
 DISTRICTS WOULD CONTAIN A PROPOSED BICYCLE LANE OR BICYCLE RACK THAT  IS
 TO BE CONSTRUCTED OR REMOVED.
   2.  "AFFECTED COMMUNITY BOARD" MEANS A COMMUNITY BOARD OR BOARDS WHOSE
 DISTRICTS WOULD CONTAIN A PROPOSED BICYCLE LANE OR BICYCLE RACK THAT  IS
 TO BE CONSTRUCTED OR REMOVED.
   3.  "BICYCLE LANE" MEANS A PORTION OF THE ROADWAY THAT HAS BEEN MARKED
 OFF OR SEPARATED FOR THE PREFERENTIAL OR EXCLUSIVE USE OF BICYCLES.
   4. "BICYCLE RACK" MEANS A FIXED-IN-PLACE STAND,  SOLIDLY  ANCHORED  TO
 THE GROUND OR OTHER FIXED OBJECT, WHICH ALLOWS A BICYCLE TO LEAN AGAINST
 IT IN AN UPRIGHT POSITION WITH BOTH WHEELS ON A LEVEL SURFACE.
   B.  WHEN  THE DEPARTMENT INTENDS TO CONSTRUCT OR REMOVE A BICYCLE LANE
 OR BICYCLE RACK, THE DEPARTMENT SHALL PROVIDE NOTICE THROUGH  ELECTRONIC
 AND WRITTEN MEANS TO THE AFFECTED COUNCIL MEMBER OF THE AFFECTED COUNCIL
 DISTRICT,  THE STATE SENATOR OF THE AFFECTED SENATE DISTRICT, THE MEMBER
 OF THE ASSEMBLY OF THE  AFFECTED  ASSEMBLY  DISTRICT  AND  THE  DISTRICT
 MANAGER  OF  THE  AFFECTED  COMMUNITY BOARD PRIOR TO THE CONSTRUCTION OR
 REMOVAL OF SUCH LANE OR RACK. SUCH NOTICE SHALL  BE  PROVIDED  AT  LEAST
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD11630-01-1