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SECTION 396-W
Loitering for the purpose of soliciting passengers for transportation
General Business (GBS) CHAPTER 20, ARTICLE 26
§ 396-w. Loitering for the purpose of soliciting passengers for
transportation. 1. Any person who loiters or remains in or about any
airport located within a county wholly contained within a city, without
the prior written authorization of the New York city taxi and limousine
commission or the state department of transportation to do so, and
beckons to, or stops, or attempts to stop, or interferes with the free
passage of other persons, for the purpose of soliciting passengers for
transportation by motor vehicle, from one location to another, for
money; is guilty of a violation punishable by a fine of not more than
one hundred dollars, or imprisonment for not more than fifteen days, or
both. A second or subsequent violation of this section shall be a class
B misdemeanor.

2. Nothing contained in this section shall be construed to deny any
person the right to discharge passengers from a motor vehicle at such an
airport.