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File #: Int 0909-2015    Version: * Name: Acceptance of dispatches by for-hire vehicles.
Type: Introduction Status: Filed (End of Session)
Committee: Committee on Transportation
On agenda: 9/17/2015
Enactment date: Law number:
Title: A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to the acceptance of dispatches by for-hire vehicles
Sponsors: Antonio Reynoso
Council Member Sponsors: 1
Summary: The bill would prohibit the Taxi and Limousine Commission from restricting the acceptance of trip dispatches by for-hire vehicles from non-affiliated bases. However, bases would continue to be prohibited from “cross-dispatching” to vehicles of a different classification (i.e. a black car base may not dispatch a livery vehicle).
Attachments: 1. Summary of Int. No. 909, 2. September 17, 2015 - Stated Meeting Agenda with Links to Files

Int. No. 909

 

By Council Member Reynoso

 

A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to the acceptance of dispatches by for-hire vehicles

 

Be it enacted by the Council as follows:

Section 1. Chapter five of title 19 of the administrative code of the city of New York section is amended to add a new section 19-544 to read as follows:

                     § 19-544 For-hire vehicle dispatches. The commission shall not limit, restrict, or otherwise prohibit a for-hire vehicle from accepting a dispatch from a base with which such vehicle is not affiliated; provided, however, that a base station, black car base, or luxury limousine base shall not dispatch a vehicle that is affiliated with a base belonging to a different workers’ compensation fund. 

                     § 2. This local law takes effect immediately.

 

KET 8/20/15 5:52PM

LS 5371/2015