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File #: Int 1096-2018    Version: Name: Deductions from certain for-hire driver earnings.
Type: Introduction Status: Enacted (Mayor's Desk for Signature)
Committee: Committee on For-Hire Vehicles
On agenda: 9/12/2018
Enactment date: Law number:
Title: A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to deductions from certain for-hire driver earnings
Sponsors: Ruben Diaz, Sr., Barry S. Grodenchik
Council Member Sponsors: 2
Summary: This bill would require applicants for a license to provide high-volume for-hire service in the City to affirm that the applicant will not make automatic deductions from driver earnings to make payments for the rental, lease or purchase of a for-hire vehicle, unless the automatic deduction is optional and has been chosen by the driver.
Attachments: 1. Summary of Int. No. 1096-A, 2. Summary of Int. No. 1096, 3. Int. No. 1096, 4. September 12, 2018 - Stated Meeting Agenda with Links to Files, 5. Committee Report 9/17/18, 6. Hearing Testimony 9/17/18, 7. Hearing Transcript 9/17/18, 8. Proposed Int. No. 1096-A - 11/5/18, 9. Committee Report 11/13/18, 10. Fiscal Impact Statement, 11. November 14, 2018 - Stated Meeting Agenda with Links to Files
Date Ver.Prime SponsorAction ByActionResultAction DetailsMeeting DetailsMultimedia
11/14/2018ARuben Diaz, Sr. City Council Approved by CouncilPass Action details Meeting details Not available
11/13/2018*Ruben Diaz, Sr. Committee on For-Hire Vehicles Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Meeting details Not available
11/13/2018*Ruben Diaz, Sr. Committee on For-Hire Vehicles Amendment Proposed by Comm  Action details Meeting details Not available
11/13/2018*Ruben Diaz, Sr. Committee on For-Hire Vehicles Amended by Committee  Action details Meeting details Not available
11/13/2018ARuben Diaz, Sr. Committee on For-Hire Vehicles Approved by CommitteePass Action details Meeting details Not available
9/17/2018*Ruben Diaz, Sr. Committee on For-Hire Vehicles Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Meeting details Not available
9/17/2018*Ruben Diaz, Sr. Committee on For-Hire Vehicles Laid Over by Committee  Action details Meeting details Not available
9/12/2018*Ruben Diaz, Sr. City Council Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Meeting details Not available
9/12/2018*Ruben Diaz, Sr. City Council Introduced by Council  Action details Meeting details Not available

Int. No. 1096-A

 

By Council Members Diaz and Grodenchik

 

A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to deductions from certain for-hire driver earnings

 

Be it enacted by the Council as follows:

 

Section 1. Subparagraph (a) of paragraph 3 of subdivision c of section 19-548 of the administrative code of the city of New York, as added by local law number 149 for the year 2018, is amended to read as follows:

(a) Provides a description of all deductions, including any commissions[, lease fees and] or other charges such high-volume for-hire service proposes to charge either the for-hire vehicle owner or the driver, or both, as applicable, including an estimate of the average gross hourly earnings of a driver, based upon actual or anticipated trips and fares, and affirms that, except for charges or deductions required by the rules of the commission,  it will not charge or deduct from any for-hire vehicle owner or driver  (i) any charge that has not been filed with the commission, (ii) any charge that violates the rules of the commission, regardless of whether such charge has been filed with the commission, and (iii) any automatically recurring payment for the rental, lease or purchase of a for-hire vehicle authorized pursuant to a contract entered into after the effective date of the local law that added this clause, unless such automatically recurring payment is optional and has been elected by the driver; and

§ 2. This local law takes effect immediately.

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