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File #: Int 0591-2014    Version: * Name: Allowing the department of sanitation to purchase appropriate vehicles to utilize during a snowfall.
Type: Introduction Status: Filed (End of Session)
Committee: Committee on Sanitation and Solid Waste Management
On agenda: 12/17/2014
Enactment date: Law number:
Title: A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to allowing the department of sanitation to purchase appropriate vehicles to utilize during a snowfall
Sponsors: Steven Matteo, Deborah L. Rose, James Vacca, Chaim M. Deutsch, David G. Greenfield, Peter A. Koo, Paul A. Vallone, Eric A. Ulrich, Mathieu Eugene, Vincent J. Gentile, Karen Koslowitz, Rosie Mendez, Jumaane D. Williams
Council Member Sponsors: 13
Summary: The bill would allow the Department of Sanitation to purchase light- and medium-duty vehicles that can be used in response to a snowfall or other emergency that do not meet certain low-emission ratings.
Attachments: 1. Summary of Int. No. 591

Int. No. 591

 

By Council Members Matteo, Rose, Vacca, Deutsch, Greenfield, Koo, Vallone, Ulrich, Eugene, Gentile, Koslowitz, Mendez and Williams

 

A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to allowing the department of sanitation to purchase appropriate vehicles to utilize during a snowfall

 

Be it enacted by the Council as follows:

 

Section 1.  Paragraph 11 of subdivision a of section 24-163.1 of the administrative code of the city of New York, as amended by local law number 38 for the year 2005, is amended to read as follows:

(11)  “Motor vehicle” means a vehicle operated or driven upon a public highway which is propelled by  any  power  other  than  muscular  power, except  electrically-driven  mobility  assistance  devices  operated  or driven by a person with a disability, provided, however, that this  term shall  not  include  vehicles  that are specially equipped for emergency response by the department, office of  emergency  management, sheriff's office of the department of finance, police department, fire department or department of correction, or vehicles for the department of sanitation that can be used in response to snowfall or other emergencies.

                           § 2. This local law shall take effect immediately. 

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