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File #: Int 0130-2014    Version: * Name: Prohibiting jaywalking and providing for such violations to be adjudicated before the office of administrative trials and hearings.
Type: Introduction Status: Filed (End of Session)
Committee: Committee on Transportation
On agenda: 3/12/2014
Enactment date: Law number:
Title: A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to prohibiting jaywalking and providing for such violations to be adjudicated before the office of administrative trials and hearings.
Sponsors: Costa G. Constantinides, Peter A. Koo, Deborah L. Rose
Council Member Sponsors: 3
Date Ver.Prime SponsorAction ByActionResultAction DetailsMeeting DetailsMultimedia
12/31/2017*Costa G. Constantinides City Council Filed (End of Session)  Action details Meeting details Not available
3/12/2014*Costa G. Constantinides City Council Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Meeting details Not available
3/12/2014*Costa G. Constantinides City Council Introduced by Council  Action details Meeting details Not available
Int. No. 130
 
By Council Members Constantinides, Koo and Rose
 
 
A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to prohibiting jaywalking and providing for such violations to be adjudicated before the office of administrative trials and hearings.
 
 
Be it enacted by the Council as follows:
Section 1.  Title 19 of the administrative code of the city of New York is amended by adding a new section 19-190 to read as follows:
§19-190.  Restrictions on pedestrian crossings.  a. No pedestrians shall: (1) enter or cross a roadway at any point where signs, fences, barriers, or other devices are erected to prohibit or restrict such crossing or entry; (2) cross any roadway at an intersection except within a crosswalk; or (3) cross a roadway except at a crosswalk on any block in which traffic control signals are in operation at both intersections bordering the block.
b.  A person who violates subdivision a of this section may be issued a notice of violation and shall be liable for a civil penalty of not more than fifty dollars which may be recovered in a proceeding before the office of administrative trials and hearings.
c.  The office of administrative trials and hearings shall promulgate rules and regulations as shall be necessary to carry out the purposes of this section, including but not limited to rules and regulations establishing procedures for persons who have been issued notices of violation to admit to the violation by mail or via the internet.
§2. This local law shall take effect 60 days after its enactment into law.
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