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File #: Int 0156-2004    Version: * Name: Requiring all taxicabs placed into operation after 12/31/05 to use alternative fuel.
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 requiring all taxicabs placed into operation after December 31, 2005 to use alternative fuel.
Sponsors: David Yassky, John C. Liu, Alan J. Gerson, Hiram Monserrate, James Sanders, Jr., Gale A. Brewer, Joseph P. Addabbo, Jr., Tony Avella, G. Oliver Koppell, Christine C. Quinn, Larry B. Seabrook, Melinda R. Katz, James F. Gennaro, Eric N. Gioia, Vincent J. Gentile, Bill De Blasio, Eva S. Moskowitz, Michael E. McMahon, Letitia James, Michael C. Nelson, Betsy Gotbaum
Council Member Sponsors: 21

Int. No. 156

 

By Council Members Yassky, Liu, Gerson, Monserrate, Sanders, Brewer, Addabbo, Avella, Koppell, Quinn, Seabrook, Katz, Gennaro, Gioia, Gentile, DeBlasio, Moskowitz, McMahon, James, Nelson and The Public Advocate (Ms. Gotbaum)

 

A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to requiring all taxicabs placed into operation after December 31, 2005 to use alternative fuel.

 

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 hereby amended by REPEALING section 19-531 and enacting a new section 19-531 to read as follows:

                     19-531.  All taxicabs placed into operation after December 31, 2005 shall use alternative fuel as defined in paragraph 2 of subdivision a of section 24-163.1 of this code.  For 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 be known as the “Clean Air Taxicab Act of 2004”.

§3.  This local law shall take effect immediately after it is enacted into law.