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File #: Int 0142-2014    Version: * Name: Driving in bus lanes on snow days.
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 driving in bus lanes on snow days.
Sponsors: Steven Matteo, Deborah L. Rose, Jumaane D. Williams, Peter A. Koo, Paul A. Vallone, Annabel Palma, (by request of the Staten Island Borough President
Council Member Sponsors: 6

Int. No. 142

 

By Council Members Matteo, Rose, Williams, Koo, Vallone and Palma (by request of the Staten Island Borough President)

 

A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to driving in bus lanes on snow days.

 

Be it enacted by the Council as follows:

 

Section 1. Subchapter 2 of chapter 1 of title 19 of the administrative code of the city of New York is amended by adding a new section 19-175.5  to read as follows:

§19-175.5 Driving in bus lanes permitted on snow days.  Notwithstanding any other provision of law, any person operating a vehicle shall be permitted to drive in a lane with bus lane restrictions at any time when snowfall has caused the department of sanitation to suspend its street sweeping operations, and no notice of violation or summons may be issued solely for driving in a lane with bus lane restrictions.

§ 2. This local law shall take effect sixty days after its enactment.

 

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