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File #: Int 0974-2009    Version: * Name: Removal of snow and ice from motor vehicles.
Type: Introduction Status: Filed
Committee: Committee on Transportation
On agenda: 4/22/2009
Enactment date: Law number:
Title: A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to the removal of snow and ice from motor vehicles.
Sponsors: Helen Sears, Letitia James, Michael C. Nelson
Council Member Sponsors: 3

Int. No. 974

 

By Council Members Sears, James and Nelson.

 

A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to the removal of snow and ice from motor vehicles.

 

Be it enacted by the Council as follows:

 

Section 1.  Chapter one of title 19 of the administrative code of the city of New York is amended by adding a new section 19-163.2 to read as follows:

§19-163.2 Prohibition on operating motor vehicles with snow and ice accumulation.  Prior to the operation of any motor vehicle on any street, road or highway in the city, all snow and ice accumulation shall be removed from the top of the vehicle, including the roof and hood of such vehicle. Failure to comply with this section shall be a traffic infraction punishable in accordance with section eighteen hundred of the vehicle and traffic law.  This section shall not require the driver of a motor vehicle to cease operation while snow or ice is accumulating.

§2. This local law shall take effect immediately.

 

 

LS# 7092

02-27-09