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File #: Int 0173-2018    Version: * Name: Prohibiting the issuance of multiple bus lane violation tickets for the same infraction within a one hour period.
Type: Introduction Status: Committee
Committee: Committee on Transportation
On agenda: 1/31/2018
Enactment date: Law number:
Title: A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to prohibiting the issuance of multiple bus lane violation tickets for the same infraction within a one hour period
Sponsors: Alan N. Maisel, Justin L. Brannan, Kalman Yeger
Council Member Sponsors: 3
Summary: The purpose of the proposed legislation is to ensure that drivers are not receiving multiple summonses for the same violation of driving in a designated bus lane.
Attachments: 1. Summary of Int. No. 173, 2. Int. No. 173, 3. January 31, 2018 - Stated Meeting Agenda

Int. No. 173

 

By Council Members Maisel, Brannan and Yeger

 

A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to prohibiting the issuance of multiple bus lane violation tickets for the same infraction within a one hour period

 

Be it enacted by the Council as follows:

Section 1. Title nineteen of the administrative code of the city of New York is amended by adding new section 17-175.6 to read as follows:

§ 19-175.6 Bus lanes violations. a. For the purposes of this section, the following terms shall have the following meanings:

      1. "Bus lane restrictions" means  restrictions  on  the  use  of designated  traffic lanes by vehicles other than buses imposed on routes within a bus rapid transit demonstration program by local law and  signs erected  by  the department of transportation of a city that establishes such a demonstration program pursuant to section 1111-c of the vehicle and traffic law.

2. "Designated bus lane" means a lane dedicated for the exclusive use of buses with the exceptions allowed under 4-08(a)(3) and 4-12(m) of title 34 of the rules of the city of New York.

b. Notwithstanding any other law, rule or regulation, when bus lane restrictions are in effect on a street, a vehicle in a designated bus lane shall be issued no more than one summons or notice of violation within a one hour period.

§ 2. This local law takes effect 120 days after its enactment.

 

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LS# 2448/Int. No. 631/2015

December 6, 2017

LS# 440