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File #: Int 0300-2018    Version: * Name: Requiring base stations, black car bases, and luxury limousine bases to submit electronic trip records.
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 requiring base stations, black car bases, and luxury limousine bases to submit electronic trip records
Sponsors: Ydanis A. Rodriguez
Council Member Sponsors: 1
Summary: The bill would require livery, black car, and luxury limousine bases to collect and electronically submit trip records to the Taxi and Limousine Commission (TLC). Such records would be required to include: 1) the date, time, and location of the pick-up and drop-off; 2) the driver’s TLC license number; 3) the dispatched vehicle’s TLC license number; 4) the TLC license number of the base that dispatched the vehicle; 5) the TLC license number of the for-hire affiliated to the dispatched vehicle; 6) the fare collected; and 7) whether the trip was in response to a request for a wheelchair accessible vehicle. Bases that fail to adhere to trip record requirements would be subject to civil penalties of $200 to $1,000 per record not collected and transmitted. The TLC would also be required to post on its website and submit to the Council summaries of such trip records biannually, beginning December 1, 2018.
Indexes: Oversight
Attachments: 1. Summary of Int. No. 300, 2. Int. No. 300, 3. January 31, 2018 - Stated Meeting Agenda
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Int. No. 300

 

By Council Member Rodriguez

 

A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to requiring base stations, black car bases, and luxury limousine bases to submit electronic trip records

 

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 is amended by adding a new section 19-548 to read as follows:

§ 19-548 Electronic trip record submission. a. Base stations, black car bases, and luxury limousine bases shall ensure that the following trip record information with respect to all dispatched calls is collected and transmitted to the commission in a format, layout, procedure, and frequency prescribed by the commission: i) the date, time, and location of passenger pick-up and drop-off, ii) the driver's license number; iii) the dispatched vehicle's vehicle license number; iv) the base station license number, black case base license number, or luxury limousine license number of the base that dispatched the vehicle; v) the base station license number, black case base license number, or luxury limousine license number of the base affiliated to the dispatched vehicle; vi) the fare charged; and vii) whether the dispatch was in response to a request for wheelchair accessible vehicle.

b. Any base station, black car base, or luxury limousine base that has been found to have violated subdivision a of this section shall be subject to a civil penalty of not less than two hundred dollars nor more than one thousand dollars per record that is not collected and transmitted.

c. On or before December 1, 2018 and every six months thereafter, the commission shall submit to the council and place on its website a report summarizing records submitted pursuant to subdivision a of this section, including but not limited to: i) the total number of trips reported, disaggregated by base station, the community district in which the pick-up occurred, and the community district in which the drop-off occurred; ii) the average fare collected, disaggregated by base station, the community district in which the pick-up occurred, and the community district in which the drop-off occurred; iii) the number of trips in response to a request for wheelchair accessible service; and iv) the total number of summonses issued and civil penalties paid pursuant to subdivision b of this section.

§ 2. This local law takes effect 120 days after its enactment into law, except that the commissioner shall take all necessary action, including the promulgation of rules, prior to such effective date.

 

 

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