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File #: Int 1175-2016    Version: * Name: Placement of signs on all bridges and tunnels entering the City warning of the penalty for possessing a firearm.
Type: Introduction Status: Filed (End of Session)
Committee: Committee on Transportation
On agenda: 5/5/2016
Enactment date: Law number:
Title: A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to placement of signs on all bridges and tunnels entering the City warning of the penalty for possessing a firearm
Sponsors: Daniel R. Garodnick, Margaret S. Chin, Andrew Cohen
Council Member Sponsors: 3
Summary: This bill would require the commissioner of transportation to place signs on all bridges and tunnels entering the City warning of the penalties for possessing a firearm.
Attachments: 1. Summary of Int. No. 1175
Date Ver.Prime SponsorAction ByActionResultAction DetailsMeeting DetailsMultimedia
12/31/2017*Daniel R. Garodnick City Council Filed (End of Session)  Action details Meeting details Not available
5/5/2016*Daniel R. Garodnick City Council Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Meeting details Not available
5/5/2016*Daniel R. Garodnick City Council Introduced by Council  Action details Meeting details Not available

Int. No. 1175

 

By Council Members Garodnick, Chin and Cohen

 

A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to placement of signs on all bridges and tunnels entering the City warning of the penalty for possessing a firearm

 

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 chapter 9 to read as follows:

CHAPTER 9

REQUIRED SIGNS

§ 19-901 Signs regarding firearm possession. The commissioner of transportation shall post signs at each exit leading into the city, of each bridge and tunnel having only one terminus in the city, stating that the possession of any firearm by a person not licensed by the city to possess that firearm is a criminal offense that is punishable by imprisonment, as per articles 70.15 and 265 of the penal law.

§ 2. This local law takes effect 30 days after it becomes law.

 

 

 

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LS #6999

4/11/2016