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File #: Int 0790-2012    Version: * Name: Parking violations issued for the failure to display a muni-meter receipt.
Type: Introduction Status: Enacted
Committee: Committee on Transportation
On agenda: 2/29/2012
Enactment date: 3/7/2012 Law number: 2012/015
Title: A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to parking violations issued for the failure to display a muni-meter receipt.
Sponsors: Daniel R. Garodnick, Margaret S. Chin, Leroy G. Comrie, Jr., Vincent J. Gentile, G. Oliver Koppell, Brad S. Lander, Domenic M. Recchia, Jr., Deborah L. Rose, Jumaane D. Williams, Letitia James, Daniel J. Halloran III
Council Member Sponsors: 11
Attachments: 1. Committee Report 2/15/12, 2. Hearing Transcript 2/15/12, 3. Committee Report 2/28/12, 4. Hearing Transcript 2/28/12, 5. Fiscal Impact Statement, 6. Mayor's Letter, 7. Hearing Transcript - Stated Meeting 2-29-12, 8. Local Law
Date Ver.Prime SponsorAction ByActionResultAction DetailsMeeting DetailsMultimedia
3/7/2012*Daniel R. Garodnick City Council Recved from Mayor by Council  Action details Meeting details Not available
3/7/2012*Daniel R. Garodnick Mayor Signed Into Law by Mayor  Action details Meeting details Not available
3/7/2012*Daniel R. Garodnick Mayor Hearing Held by Mayor  Action details Meeting details Not available
2/29/2012*Daniel R. Garodnick City Council Sent to Mayor by Council  Action details Meeting details Not available
2/29/2012*Daniel R. Garodnick City Council Approved by CouncilPass Action details Meeting details Not available
2/29/2012*Daniel R. Garodnick City Council Introduced by Council  Action details Meeting details Not available
2/29/2012*Daniel R. Garodnick City Council Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Meeting details Not available
2/28/2012*Daniel R. Garodnick Committee on Transportation Hearing on P-C Item by Comm  Action details Meeting details Not available
2/28/2012*Daniel R. Garodnick Committee on Transportation P-C Item Approved by CommPass Action details Meeting details Not available
2/15/2012*Daniel R. Garodnick Committee on Public Safety P-C Item Laid Over by Comm  Action details Meeting details Not available
2/15/2012*Daniel R. Garodnick Committee on Public Safety Hearing on P-C Item by Comm  Action details Meeting details Not available
2/15/2012*Daniel R. Garodnick Committee on Transportation P-C Item Laid Over by Comm  Action details Meeting details Not available
2/15/2012*Daniel R. Garodnick Committee on Transportation Hearing on P-C Item by Comm  Action details Meeting details Not available
Preconsidered Int. No. 790
 
By Council Members Garodnick, Chin, Comrie, Gentile, Koppell, Lander, Recchia, Rose, Williams, James and Halloran
 
 
A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to parking violations issued for the failure to display a muni-meter receipt.
 
 
Be it enacted by the Council as follows:
 
Section 1. Section 19-214 of the administrative code of the city of New York, as added by a local law for the year 2012 amending the administrative code of the city of New York relating to parking violations issued for the failure to display a muni-meter receipt, as proposed in introduction number 301-A, is amended to read as follows:
§19-214  Failure to display a muni-meter receipt.  a. For purposes of this section, the term "muni-meter receipt" shall mean the receipt showing the amount of parking time purchased that is dispensed by an electronic parking meter.
b. Notwithstanding any rule or regulation to the contrary, but subject to the provisions of the vehicle and traffic law, where a notice of violation was issued to an owner or operator of a vehicle for the failure to display a muni-meter receipt, it shall be an affirmative defense to such violation that such owner or operator purchased parking time for the time such notice of violation was issued or up to five minutes thereafter from a muni-meter dispensing timed receipts valid for use at the location such notice of violation was issued.  Evidence of the affirmative defense shall be the presentation, in person or by mail, of a valid muni-meter receipt [with an official start time stamp and such start time is no later than] for the time such notice of violation was issued or for up to five minutes [after the time of the issuance of such notice,] thereafter or other suitable evidence as determined by the hearing officer that such [a receipt] parking time was purchased[, shall be an affirmative defense to such a violation].
§2. This local law shall take effect immediately and be deemed to have been in force and effect on and after the effective date of a local law for the year 2012 amending the administrative code of the city of New York relating to parking violations issued for the failure to display a muni-meter receipt, as proposed in introduction number 301-A.
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