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File #: Int 0932-2018    Version: * Name: Misuse of city-issued parking permits.
Type: Introduction Status: Laid Over in Committee
Committee: Committee on Transportation
On agenda: 5/23/2018
Enactment date: Law number:
Title: A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to the misuse of city-issued parking permits
Sponsors: Margaret S. Chin, Brad S. Lander, Keith Powers , Deborah L. Rose, Carlina Rivera , Alicka Ampry-Samuel , Ben Kallos, Andrew Cohen, Costa G. Constantinides, Robert F. Holden
Council Member Sponsors: 10
Summary: This legislation would revoke and prohibit future issuance of city-issued parking permits to individuals who are found guilty of misusing valid parking permits or of creating or using fraudulent parking permits.
Attachments: 1. Summary of Int. No. 932, 2. Int. No. 932, 3. May 23, 2018 - Stated Meeting Agenda with Links to Files, 4. Committee Report 6/12/18, 5. Hearing Testimony 6/12/18, 6. Hearing Transcript 6/12/18

Int. No. 932


By Council Members Chin, Lander, Powers, Rose, Rivera, Ampry-Samuel, Kallos, Cohen, Constantinides and Holden


A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to the misuse of city-issued parking permits


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 19-166.1 to read as follows:

§19-166.1 Misuse of city-issued parking permits. a. Definitions. For the purposes of this section, the following terms have the following meanings:

City-issued parking permits. The term “city-issued parking permit” means a document, card, or sticker, issued by a city agency that is displayed in or on a motor vehicle that indicates permission to park in certain areas during certain times has been granted.

Emergency circumstance. The term “emergency circumstance” means circumstances which present an imminent threat to an individual’s or public health or safety or require immediate action.

b. City-issued parking permits shall be immediately revoked from and thereafter prohibited to those individuals who are found guilty of:

1. Misusing a city-issued parking permit more than three times in one calendar year;

2. Using a fraudulent, copied, or altered city-issued parking permit even once; or

3. Violating any provision in section 19-166 not covered in the above provisions.

c. Notwithstanding the above subdivision, it shall be an affirmative defense for an individual that such individual was issued a violation for the misuse of a city-issued parking permit during emergency circumstances.

§2. This local law shall take effect one year after it becomes law except that the commissioner of transportation, in consultation with the police commissioner as needed, shall take any necessary actions to implement this law, including the promulgation of rules, prior to such effective date.


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