Meeting Name: Committee on Transportation Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 11/23/2015 10:00 AM Minutes status: Final  
Meeting location: Council Chambers - City Hall
Jointly with the Committee on Public Safety
Published agenda: Agenda Agenda Published minutes: Minutes Minutes  
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Attachments: Attachments - Int. No. 601-A, Attachments - Int. No. 614, Attachments - Res. No. 57-A, Attachments - Int. No. 589-A
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Int 0589-2014 *Daniel R. GarodnickProposed Int. No. 589-AAvigation of unmanned aerial vehicles for commercial purposes and by city agencies.IntroductionThis bill would require the Police Department to develop internal policies and procedures for prior review and authorization of operations involving unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs). The bill would put in place requirements for the use of UAVs by all city agencies and would require the New York City Department of Transportation to promulgate certain uniform rules for UAVs used by city agencies, including technical specifications, marking requirements, and other operational standards, with some exceptions for the Police Department. Finally, the bill would put in place requirements for the use of UAVs for commercial purposes.Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 0589-2014 *Daniel R. Garodnick Avigation of unmanned aerial vehicles for commercial purposes and by city agencies.IntroductionThis bill would require the Police Department to develop internal policies and procedures for prior review and authorization of operations involving unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs). The bill would put in place requirements for the use of UAVs by all city agencies and would require the New York City Department of Transportation to promulgate certain uniform rules for UAVs used by city agencies, including technical specifications, marking requirements, and other operational standards, with some exceptions for the Police Department. Finally, the bill would put in place requirements for the use of UAVs for commercial purposes.Amendment Proposed by Comm  Action details Not available
Int 0589-2014 *Daniel R. Garodnick Avigation of unmanned aerial vehicles for commercial purposes and by city agencies.IntroductionThis bill would require the Police Department to develop internal policies and procedures for prior review and authorization of operations involving unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs). The bill would put in place requirements for the use of UAVs by all city agencies and would require the New York City Department of Transportation to promulgate certain uniform rules for UAVs used by city agencies, including technical specifications, marking requirements, and other operational standards, with some exceptions for the Police Department. Finally, the bill would put in place requirements for the use of UAVs for commercial purposes.Laid Over by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 0601-2014 *Paul A. ValloneProposed Int. No. 601-ARegulation of the use of unmanned aerial vehicles in city airspace.IntroductionThis bill would place restrictions on the times, locations and altitudes at which unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs), sometimes also known as drones, may be operated. The bill also would prohibit the use of UAVs for conducting surveillance and the operation of UAVs that are equipped with weapons or dangerous instruments. Additionally, the bill would make technical and conforming changes to Administrative Code § 10-126. This bill would not affect the operation of UAVs by City agencies.Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 0601-2014 *Paul A. Vallone Regulation of the use of unmanned aerial vehicles in city airspace.IntroductionThis bill would place restrictions on the times, locations and altitudes at which unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs), sometimes also known as drones, may be operated. The bill also would prohibit the use of UAVs for conducting surveillance and the operation of UAVs that are equipped with weapons or dangerous instruments. Additionally, the bill would make technical and conforming changes to Administrative Code § 10-126. This bill would not affect the operation of UAVs by City agencies.Amendment Proposed by Comm  Action details Not available
Int 0601-2014 *Paul A. Vallone Regulation of the use of unmanned aerial vehicles in city airspace.IntroductionThis bill would place restrictions on the times, locations and altitudes at which unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs), sometimes also known as drones, may be operated. The bill also would prohibit the use of UAVs for conducting surveillance and the operation of UAVs that are equipped with weapons or dangerous instruments. Additionally, the bill would make technical and conforming changes to Administrative Code § 10-126. This bill would not affect the operation of UAVs by City agencies.Laid Over by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 0614-2015 *The Public Advocate (Ms. James) Requiring the registration and insurance of unmanned aerial vehiclesIntroductionThis bill would require unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs), including drones, to be registered with the New York City Department of Transportation (DOT) and to be covered by a liability insurance policy before they may be flown in City airspace. The bill would create exceptions from these requirements for toy aircraft (as defined in the bill), UAVs that are not flown in the City, and UAVs that are considered air carriers under federal law. The bill would also require each covered UAV to have a tag affixed to it with an identification number linking it to its owner. The bill would authorize DOT and other actors, including the Police Department, to enforce its provisions, and would allow authorized entities to temporarily seize a UAV that was in violation of the bill and allow DOT to impose penalties on the owner or operator after a hearing. Finally, the bill would allow the Commissioner of Transportation to promulgate rules and require him or her to report on the effectiveness of the registration and insurance requirements at protecting the public.Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 0614-2015 *The Public Advocate (Ms. James) Requiring the registration and insurance of unmanned aerial vehiclesIntroductionThis bill would require unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs), including drones, to be registered with the New York City Department of Transportation (DOT) and to be covered by a liability insurance policy before they may be flown in City airspace. The bill would create exceptions from these requirements for toy aircraft (as defined in the bill), UAVs that are not flown in the City, and UAVs that are considered air carriers under federal law. The bill would also require each covered UAV to have a tag affixed to it with an identification number linking it to its owner. The bill would authorize DOT and other actors, including the Police Department, to enforce its provisions, and would allow authorized entities to temporarily seize a UAV that was in violation of the bill and allow DOT to impose penalties on the owner or operator after a hearing. Finally, the bill would allow the Commissioner of Transportation to promulgate rules and require him or her to report on the effectiveness of the registration and insurance requirements at protecting the public.Laid Over by Committee  Action details Not available
Res 0057-2014 *Andy L. KingProposed Res. No. 57-AAmend the criminal procedure law in relation to protecting against unwarranted surveillance. (A.2683/S.1841)Resolution Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Not available
Res 0057-2014 *Andy L. King Amend the criminal procedure law in relation to protecting against unwarranted surveillance. (A.2683/S.1841)Resolution Amendment Proposed by Comm  Action details Not available
Res 0057-2014 *Andy L. King Amend the criminal procedure law in relation to protecting against unwarranted surveillance. (A.2683/S.1841)Resolution Laid Over by Committee  Action details Not available
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