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File #: Int 0813-2012    Version: Name: Provision and posting of safety information for motor coach passengers.
Type: Introduction Status: Filed
Committee: Committee on Transportation
On agenda: 3/28/2012
Enactment date: Law number:
Title: A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to the provision and posting of safety information for motor coach passengers.
Sponsors: Margaret S. Chin, James Vacca, Charles Barron, Gale A. Brewer, Inez E. Dickens, Daniel Dromm , Lewis A. Fidler, Vincent J. Gentile, Sara M. Gonzalez, Robert Jackson, Letitia James, Peter A. Koo, G. Oliver Koppell, Karen Koslowitz, Brad S. Lander, Annabel Palma, Domenic M. Recchia, Jr., Deborah L. Rose, Jumaane D. Williams, Ydanis A. Rodriguez, Daniel J. Halloran III
Council Member Sponsors: 21
Attachments: 1. Int. No. 813 - 3/28/12, 2. Committee Report 4/10/13, 3. Hearing Testimony 4/10/13, 4. Hearing Transcript 4/10/13
Date Ver.Prime SponsorAction ByActionResultAction DetailsMeeting DetailsMultimedia
12/31/2013AMargaret S. Chin City Council Filed (End of Session)  Action details Meeting details Not available
4/10/2013*Margaret S. Chin Committee on Transportation Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Meeting details Not available
4/10/2013*Margaret S. Chin Committee on Transportation Amendment Proposed by Comm  Action details Meeting details Not available
4/10/2013*Margaret S. Chin Committee on Transportation Laid Over by Committee  Action details Meeting details Not available
3/28/2012*Margaret S. Chin City Council Introduced by Council  Action details Meeting details Not available
3/28/2012*Margaret S. Chin City Council Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Meeting details Not available
Proposed Int. No. 813-A
 
By Council Members Chin, Vacca, Barron, Brewer, Dickens, Dromm, Fidler, Gentile, Gonzalez, Jackson, James, Koo, Koppell, Koslowitz, Lander, Palma, Recchia, Rose, Williams, Rodriguez and Halloran
 
 
A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to the provision and posting of safety information for motor coach passengers.
 
 
Be it enacted by the Council as follows:
 
Section 1.  Chapter 4 of title 20 of the administrative code of the city of New York is amended by adding new subchapter 13 to read as follows:
Subchapter 13: Private motor coaches.
§ 20-699.7 Definition. For the purpose of this subchapter, "private motor coach operator" shall mean any person, firm, partnership, corporation or company that engages in the business of transporting passengers in motor coaches.
§ 20-699.8 Provision and posting of private motor coach safety information
a. All private motor coach operators shall provide every passenger with a copy of the United States department of transportation federal motor carrier safety administration's "pre-trip safety poster" either at the point of sale or prior to embarking on a motor coach.
b. All private motor coach operators shall prominently post near every location where tickets are sold the United States department of transportation federal motor carrier safety administration's motor carrier safety administration's "pre-trip safety poster" and the most recent safety rating of such operator as determined by such department.
c. All private motor coach operators shall make available to customers copies of the United States department of transportation federal motor carrier safety administration's motor carrier safety administration's "pre-trip safety poster" in all languages that such poster are made available by the federal motor carrier safety administration on its website.
      d. Any person who violates any provision of  this  subchapter  or  any rules promulgated  pursuant  to  this  subchapter shall be subject to a  civil penalty that shall not exceed seventy five dollars for each such violation.
§ 20-699.9 Rules. The commissioner may make and promulgate such rules and regulations as are deemed necessary for the proper implementation and enforcement of this subchapter.
§ 2.  This local law shall take effect ninety days after its enactment into law.