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File #: Int 1666-2017    Version: * Name: Removal of motor vehicles to satisfy parking violations.
Type: Introduction Status: Filed (End of Session)
Committee: Committee on Transportation
On agenda: 7/20/2017
Enactment date: Law number:
Title: A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to the removal of motor vehicles to satisfy parking violations.
Sponsors: Brad S. Lander
Council Member Sponsors: 1
Summary: This bill would increase the monetary threshold for the removal of motor vehicles for the purposes of satisfying parking violation judgments from $350 to $500 dollars. It would also allow motor vehicles to be removed for the purpose of satisfying parking violation judgments where there are more than five parking violations.
Attachments: 1. Summary of Int. No. 1666, 2. Int. No. 1666

Int. No. 1666

 

By Council Member Lander

 

A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to the removal of motor vehicles to satisfy parking violations.

 

Be it enacted by the Council as follows:

 

Section 1.  Section 19-212 of the administrative code of the city of New York is amended to read as follows:

                     §19-212 Limitation on removal of motor vehicles for purposes of satisfying parking violation judgments.  Notwithstanding any other provision of law, a motor vehicle shall not be removed from any street or other public area solely for the purpose of satisfying an outstanding judgment or judgments for parking violations against the owner unless the total amount of such judgment or judgments, including interest, is greater than [three hundred fifty] five hundred dollars, or such judgments exceed five parking violations.  The provisions of this section shall not be construed to prohibit the removal of a motor vehicle which is illegally parked, stopped or standing.

                     §2.  This local law shall take effect thirty days after it is enacted into law.

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