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File #: Int 0863-2015    Version: * Name: Identifying garments worn by those operating a bicycle used for commercial purposes.
Type: Introduction Status: Filed (End of Session)
Committee: Committee on Transportation
On agenda: 7/23/2015
Enactment date: Law number:
Title: A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to identifying garments worn by those operating a bicycle used for commercial purposes.
Sponsors: Helen K. Rosenthal, Rosie Mendez, Carlos Menchaca, Ben Kallos
Council Member Sponsors: 4
Summary: The Administrative Code currently requires that commercial cyclists wear a retro-reflective jacket, vest, or other wearing apparel as the outermost garment while on the job. The back of the garment must have the business' name and the bicycle operator's individual identification number in a font not less than one inch in height. Under the bill, the information on such garments would be required to be in a font no less than two inches in height and be reflective.
Attachments: 1. Summary of Int. No. 863, 2. Committee Report 12/2/15, 3. Hearing Testimony 12/2/15, 4. Hearing Transcript 12/2/15
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12/31/2017*Helen K. Rosenthal City Council Filed (End of Session)  Action details Meeting details Not available
12/2/2015*Helen K. Rosenthal Committee on Transportation Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Meeting details Not available
12/2/2015*Helen K. Rosenthal Committee on Transportation Laid Over by Committee  Action details Meeting details Not available
7/23/2015*Helen K. Rosenthal City Council Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Meeting details Not available
7/23/2015*Helen K. Rosenthal City Council Introduced by Council  Action details Meeting details Not available

Int. No. 863

 

 By Council Members Rosenthal, Mendez, Menchaca and Kallos

 

A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to identifying garments worn by those operating a bicycle used for commercial purposes.

 

Be it enacted by the Council as follows:

 

Section 1. Subdivision i of section 10-157 of the administrative code of the city of New York is amended to read as follows:

i. A business using a bicycle for commercial purposes shall provide for and require each bicycle operator employed by such business to wear and each such bicycle operator shall wear a retro-reflective jacket, vest, or other wearing apparel on the upper part of such operator's body as the outermost garment while making deliveries, or otherwise riding a bicycle on behalf of such business, the back of which shall indicate such business' name and such bicycle operator's individual identification number as assigned pursuant to subdivision c of this section in reflective lettering and numerals not less than [one inch] two inches in height so as to be plainly readable at a distance of not less than ten feet.

§ 2. This local law shall take effect 90 days after its enactment into law.

 

 

 

KET 11/18/14 10:38AM

LS 2760/2014