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File #: Int 1634-2019    Version: * Name: Study on suspending parking meters for communal nonsecular services.
Type: Introduction Status: Committee
Committee: Committee on Transportation
On agenda: 7/23/2019
Enactment date: Law number:
Title: A Local Law in relation to a study on suspending parking meters for communal nonsecular services
Sponsors: Costa G. Constantinides
Council Member Sponsors: 1
Summary: This bill would require the Department of Transportation to create a study on the feasibility of suspending parking meter regulations citywide during communal nonsecular services. At the conclusion of the study, the Department would submit to the speaker of the council a report offering findings and recommendations for potentially suspending parking meter regulations during these times.
Indexes: Report Required, Sunset Date Applies
Attachments: 1. Summary of Int. No. 1634, 2. Int. No. 1634, 3. July 23, 2019 - Stated Meeting Agenda with Links to Files, 4. Hearing Transcript - Stated Meeting 7-23-19, 5. Minutes of the Stated Meeting - July 23, 2019

Int. No. 1634

 

By Council Member Constantinides

 

A Local Law in relation to a study on suspending parking meters for communal nonsecular

 

Be it enacted by the Council as follows:

Section 1. Feasibility study on suspending parking meters for communal nonsecular services. a. Definitions. For purposes of this local law, the following terms has the following meaning:

Communal nonsecular service. The term “communal nonsecular service” means a formalized period of community worship, held routinely and in a consistent location for that nonsecular congregation.

b. The Department of Transportation shall conduct a study to make findings and recommendations on the feasibility of suspending parking meters during hours of communal nonsecular service. Such study shall examine, at a minimum, a sampling of times and locations of communal nonsecular services in a defined area of such department’s choosing in each borough; shall identify possible challenges in implementing such a policy; and make recommendations on how such challenges could be addressed. The department shall submit to the Speaker of the Council a report of such study that contains its findings and recommendations no later than one year after the effective date of this local law.

§ 2. This local law takes effect immediately and expires and is deemed repealed upon final submission of the report as required by section 1 of this local law.

NJC

LS 8349

6/12/2019