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File #: Int 1081-2018    Version: Name: Driver assistance centers.
Type: Introduction Status: Enacted (Mayor's Desk for Signature)
Committee: Committee on For-Hire Vehicles
On agenda: 8/8/2018
Enactment date: Law number:
Title: A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to driver assistance services
Sponsors: Rafael Salamanca, Jr., Robert F. Holden, Ben Kallos, Andrew Cohen, Stephen T. Levin, I. Daneek Miller
Council Member Sponsors: 6
Summary: This bill would require the Taxi and Limousine Commission (“TLC”) to provide TLC-licensed drivers assistance including financial counseling, mental health counseling and referrals to non-profit organizations for additional assistance.
Attachments: 1. Summary of Int. No. 1081-A, 2. Summary of Int. No. 1081, 3. Int. No. 1081, 4. Committee Report 9/17/18, 5. Hearing Testimony 9/17/18, 6. Hearing Transcript 9/17/18, 7. Proposed Int. No. 1081-A - 11/5/18, 8. Committee Report 11/13/18, 9. November 14, 2018 - Stated Meeting Agenda with Links to Files, 10. Int. No. 1081-A (FINAL), 11. Fiscal Impact Statement
Date Ver.Prime SponsorAction ByActionResultAction DetailsMeeting DetailsMultimedia
11/14/2018ARafael Salamanca, Jr. City Council Approved by CouncilPass Action details Meeting details Not available
11/13/2018*Rafael Salamanca, Jr. Committee on For-Hire Vehicles Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Meeting details Not available
11/13/2018*Rafael Salamanca, Jr. Committee on For-Hire Vehicles Amendment Proposed by Comm  Action details Meeting details Not available
11/13/2018*Rafael Salamanca, Jr. Committee on For-Hire Vehicles Amended by Committee  Action details Meeting details Not available
11/13/2018ARafael Salamanca, Jr. Committee on For-Hire Vehicles Approved by CommitteePass Action details Meeting details Not available
9/17/2018*Rafael Salamanca, Jr. Committee on For-Hire Vehicles Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Meeting details Not available
9/17/2018*Rafael Salamanca, Jr. Committee on For-Hire Vehicles Laid Over by Committee  Action details Meeting details Not available
8/8/2018*Rafael Salamanca, Jr. City Council Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Meeting details Not available
8/8/2018*Rafael Salamanca, Jr. City Council Introduced by Council  Action details Meeting details Not available

Int. No. 1081-A

 

By Council Members Salamanca, Holden, Kallos, Cohen, Levin and Miller

 

A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to driver assistance services

 

Be it enacted by the Council as follows:

 

Section 1. Chapter 5 of title 19 of the administrative code of the city of New York is amended by adding a new section 19-551 to read as follows:

§ 19-551 Driver assistance. a. Driver assistance services. The commission, in consultation with the department of consumer affairs, the department of small business services and any other agencies designated by the mayor, shall provide services and information to assist drivers, or owners of vehicles, licensed by the commission including but not limited to financial counseling, mental health services and referrals to non-profit organizations or other entities that may provide additional assistance to such drivers or owners. The commission may provide such services and information through the unit that issues licenses, the website of the commission, or such other means as the commission deems appropriate.

§ 2. This local law takes effect 180 days after it becomes law.

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LS -7711, 7548

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