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File #: Int 0158-2004    Version: * Name: Priority queue status for alternative fuel taxicabs.
Type: Introduction Status: Filed
Committee: Committee on Transportation
On agenda: 2/4/2004
Enactment date: Law number:
Title: A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to priority queue status for alternative fuel taxicabs.
Sponsors: David Yassky, John C. Liu, James F. Gennaro, Eric N. Gioia, Robert Jackson, Alan J. Gerson
Council Member Sponsors: 6

Int. No. 158

 

By Council Members Yassky, Liu, Gennaro, Gioia, Jackson and Gerson

 

A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to priority queue status for alternative fuel taxicabs.

 

 

Be it enacted by the Council as follows:

Section 1. Chapter 5 of title 19 of the administrative code of the city of New York is amended by adding a new section 19-532.1 to read as follows:

§19-532.1  Priority queue status.  Taxicabs operating with alternative fuel, as defined in paragraph two of subdivision a of section 24-163.1 of this code, shall have priority in queues for the transportation of passengers from any airport wherein the commission operates such queue.  For the purposes of this section, a taxicab using alternative fuel shall also include a hybrid-electric vehicle, defined as a vehicle that employs a combustion engine system together with an electric propulsion system that operates in an integrated manner.

§2.  This local law shall take effect 30 days after it is enacted into law.