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File #: Int 0138-2004    Version: * Name: Dates of expiration of licenses and license plates for tow trucks and tow truck drivers.
Type: Introduction Status: Enacted
Committee: Committee on Consumer Affairs
On agenda: 2/4/2004
Enactment date: 6/3/2004 Law number: 2004/014
Title: A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to the dates of expiration of licenses and license plates for tow trucks and tow truck drivers.
Sponsors: Philip Reed, Michael C. Nelson, Sara M. Gonzalez, (by request of the Mayor)
Council Member Sponsors: 4
Attachments: 1. Committee Report 2/6, 2. Hearing Transcript 2/6, 3. Committee Report 5/3, 4. Fiscal Impact Statement, 5. Hearing Transcript 5/3, 6. Local Law, 7. Hearing Transcript - Stated Meeting 5/19
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6/4/2004*Philip Reed City Council Recved from Mayor by Council  Action details Meeting details Not available
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6/3/2004*Philip Reed Mayor Hearing Held by Mayor  Action details Meeting details Not available
5/19/2004*Philip Reed City Council Sent to Mayor by Council  Action details Meeting details Not available
5/19/2004*Philip Reed City Council Approved by CouncilPass Action details Meeting details Not available
5/5/2004*Philip Reed City Council Laid Over by Council  Action details Meeting details Not available
5/3/2004*Philip Reed Committee on Consumer Affairs Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Meeting details Not available
5/3/2004*Philip Reed Committee on Consumer Affairs Approved by CommitteePass Action details Meeting details Not available
2/6/2004*Philip Reed Committee on Consumer Affairs Laid Over by Committee  Action details Meeting details Not available
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2/4/2004*Philip Reed City Council Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Meeting details Not available
2/4/2004*Philip Reed City Council Introduced by Council  Action details Meeting details Not available
Int. No. 138
 
By Council Members Reed, Nelson and Gonzalez (by request of the Mayor)
 
 
A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to the dates of expiration of licenses and license plates for tow trucks and tow truck drivers.
 
 
Be it enacted by the Council as follows:
 
Section 1.  Subdivision c of section 20-497 of the administrative code of the city of New York, as added by local law number 28 for the year 1987, is amended to read as follows:
c.  All licenses issued to a business pursuant to this subchapter to engage in towing and all license plates issued pursuant to this subchapter for tow trucks shall expire on [December thirty-first] April thirtieth, in [odd] even numbered years, and all licenses issued pursuant to this subchapter to tow truck drivers to operate tow trucks shall expire on October thirty-first, in even years, unless sooner suspended or revoked.
ยง2.  This local law shall take effect immediately, except that all licenses to engage in towing, all license plates, and all tow truck driver licenses that are valid on the effective date of this local law shall be in effect for an extended term that expires, in the case of licenses for tow truck drivers, on October 31st of 2006, and, in the case of licenses to engage in towing and tow truck license plates, on April 30th of 2006, provided that unless a licensee surrenders his or her license to engage in towing, tow truck license plate or tow truck license by not later than January 15, 2006, the person holding such license or truck license plate shall be deemed to have operated continuously with such license or truck license plate during the entire extended term.  The commissioner of the department of consumer affairs shall be authorized to prorate the applicable license fee to reflect the extension of the terms of licenses pursuant to this section 2 of this local law.