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File #: Int 0876-2015    Version: * Name: Requiring the police dept to submit reports on enforcement of right of way violations.
Type: Introduction Status: Filed (End of Session)
Committee: Committee on Public Safety
On agenda: 8/13/2015
Enactment date: Law number:
Title: A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to requiring the police department to submit reports on enforcement of right of way violations.
Sponsors: The Public Advocate (Ms. James), Darlene Mealy, Margaret S. Chin, Helen K. Rosenthal
Council Member Sponsors: 4
Summary: This bill requires the NYPD to report on the number of violations issued for failure to yield to a pedestrian or bicyclist when pedestrians have the right of way, including the number of violations issued for simply failing to yield, the number of violations issued where the vehicle makes contact and injures the pedestrian, the direction of the automobile turn that caused the incident in question, the type of vehicle or vehicles involved in the incident, and the outcome of the adjudication of any such violations.
Attachments: 1. Summary of Int. No. 876
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12/31/2017*The Public Advocate (Ms. James) City Council Filed (End of Session)  Action details Meeting details Not available
8/13/2015*The Public Advocate (Ms. James) City Council Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Meeting details Not available
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Int. No. 876

By The Public Advocate (Ms. James) and Council Members Mealy, Chin and Rosenthal

 

A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to requiring the police department to submit reports on enforcement of right of way violations.

 

Be it enacted by the Council as follows:

Section 1.  Title 14 of the administrative code of the city of New York is amended by adding a new section 14-155 to read as follows:

§14-155. Right of way violations. a. The commissioner shall post on the department website, beginning October 15, 2015 and within 15 days of each quarter thereafter, quarterly reports regarding violations of administrative code section 19-190. Such reports shall include: (i) the total number of violations issued; (ii) the number of violations issued for violation of section 19-190(a); (iii) the number of violations issued for violation of section 19-190(b); (iv) whether the vehicle involved in the incident was turning right or left; (v) the type of vehicle or vehicles involved in the incident; and (vi) the outcome of the adjudication of any such violations.

§2.   This local law takes effect immediately upon enactment.

 

BG/RC

LS 4402/2015

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