senate Bill S1610

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Enacts the towing protection enforcement act

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Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Rules Committee


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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 10, 2021 committed to rules
Feb 08, 2021 advanced to third reading
Feb 03, 2021 2nd report cal.
Feb 02, 2021 1st report cal.271
Jan 14, 2021 referred to cities 1

Votes

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Feb 2, 2021 - Cities 1 committee Vote

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Aye with Reservations
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Absent
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Excused
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Abstained
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Cities 1 Committee Vote: Feb 2, 2021

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S1610 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A3380
Current Committee:
Senate Rules
Law Section:
New York City Administrative Code
Laws Affected:
Amd §§19-169.1, 20-499, 20-504, 20-504.1, 20-510 & 20-515, NYC Ad Cd
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2015-2016: A10594
2017-2018: S5996, A5998
2019-2020: S7018, A2185

S1610 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Enacts the towing protection enforcement act; updates laws that regulate the towing of vehicles, including adding provisions thereto to prevent predatory towing of vehicles within the City of New York.

S1610 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S1610 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   1610
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                             January 14, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  Sen. SANDERS -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
   printed to be committed to the Committee on Cities 1
 
 AN ACT to amend the administrative code of the  city  of  New  York,  in
   relation to enacting the towing protection enforcement act
 
   THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section 1. Short title. This act shall be known and may  be  cited  as
 the "towing protection enforcement act".
   §  2.  Subdivision j of section 19-169.1 of the administrative code of
 the city of New York, as amended by local law number 41 of the  city  of
 New York for the year 2011, is amended to read as follows:
   j.  (1)  Any  person  who  violates  this section shall be punished as
 follows:  for the first violation, a fine of five hundred  dollars;  for
 the second violation within a period of twelve months of the date of the
 first  violation, a fine of one thousand dollars; and for any additional
 violations within a period of twenty-four months of the date of a  first
 violation, a fine of [one] TWO thousand dollars.
   (2)  IN  ADDITION TO THE PENALTIES PRESCRIBED BY PARAGRAPH ONE OF THIS
 SUBDIVISION,  ANY  PERSON  WHO  KNOWINGLY  OR  WILLFULLY  VIOLATES   THE
 PROVISIONS  OF  THIS  SECTION OR SUBDIVISION B OF SECTION 20-515 OF THIS
 CODE OR ANY RULES PROMULGATED THEREUNDER SHALL BE GUILTY OF A  MISDEMEA-
 NOR  PUNISHABLE  BY A FINE OF NOT LESS THAN FIVE HUNDRED DOLLARS OR MORE
 THAN THREE THOUSAND DOLLARS, OR BY IMPRISONMENT FOR NOT MORE THAN NINETY
 DAYS, OR BY BOTH SUCH FINE AND IMPRISONMENT.
   (3) ANY PERSON WHO KNOWINGLY OR WILLFULLY VIOLATES THE  PROVISIONS  OF
 THIS  SECTION  OR  SUBDIVISION  B  OF SECTION 20-515 OF THIS CODE OR ANY
 RULES PROMULGATED THEREUNDER WHO HAS BEEN FOUND GUILTY OF A VIOLATION OF
 ANY SUCH PROVISIONS OR SUCH RULES TWO TIMES WITHIN A  TWENTY-FOUR  MONTH
 PERIOD SHALL BE GUILTY OF A MISDEMEANOR PUNISHABLE BY A FINE OF NOT LESS
 THAN  ONE  THOUSAND  DOLLARS  OR  MORE  THAN TEN THOUSAND DOLLARS, OR BY
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD05870-01-1

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