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File #: Int 0075-2018    Version: * Name: Suspending bus lane enforcement on legal holidays.
Type: Introduction Status: Committee
Committee: Committee on Transportation
On agenda: 1/31/2018
Enactment date: Law number:
Title: A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to suspending bus lane enforcement on legal holidays
Sponsors: Chaim M. Deutsch, Robert F. Holden, Eric A. Ulrich
Council Member Sponsors: 3
Summary: The proposed legislation would require the Department of Transportation to suspend bus lane camera enforcement on legal holidays.
Attachments: 1. Summary of Int. No. 75, 2. Int. No. 75, 3. January 31, 2018 - Stated Meeting Agenda

Int. No. 75

By Council Members Deutsch, Holden and Ulrich

A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to suspending bus lane enforcement on legal holidays

 

Be it enacted by the Council as follows:

Section 1. Subchapter 2 of chapter 1 of title 19 of the administrative code of the city of New York is amended by adding a new section 19-175.6 to read as follows:

§ 19-175.6 Bus lane enforcement on legal holidays. a. Definitions. For purposes of this section, the following terms have the following meanings:

Bus lane restrictions. The term “bus lane restrictions” means restrictions on the use of designated traffic lanes by vehicles other than buses imposed by the department pursuant to section 1111-c of the vehicle and traffic law.

Designated bus lane. The term "designated bus lane" means a lane dedicated for the exclusive use of buses with the exceptions allowed under 4-08(a)(3) and 4-12(m) of title 34 of the rules of the city of New York.

Legal holidays. The term “legal holidays” refers to holidays that are listed in subdivision a of section 19-163.

                       Photo device. The term “photo device” means a device that is capable of operating independently of an enforcement officer and produces one or more images of each vehicle at the time it is in violation of bus lane restrictions.

b. Notwithstanding any other provision of law, photo device enforcement of bus lane restrictions in designated bus lanes is suspended on legal holidays.

                     § 3. This local law takes effect immediately.

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