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File #: Int 1320-2019    Version: * Name: Limitations on the removal of leased vehicles for purposes of satisfying parking violation judgements.
Type: Introduction Status: Committee
Committee: Committee on Transportation
On agenda: 1/9/2019
Enactment date: Law number:
Title: A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to limitations on the removal of leased vehicles for purposes of satisfying parking violation judgements
Sponsors: Ruben Diaz, Sr.
Council Member Sponsors: 1
Summary: This bill would prohibit the removal of vehicles under lease to satisfy judgements for Parking Violations Bureau (PVB) violations assessed against another vehicle owned by the lessor. The bill would also provide that the lessee of a vehicle removed in contradiction of this prohibition is entitled to immediate possession of such vehicle upon presentation of the lease agreement.
Attachments: 1. Summary of Int. No. 1320, 2. Int. No. 1320, 3. January 9, 2019 - Charter Meeting with Links to Files

Int. No. 1320

 

By Council Member Diaz

 

A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to limitations on the removal of leased vehicles for purposes of satisfying parking violation judgements

 

Be it enacted by the Council as follows:

 

Section 1.  Section 19-212 of the administrative code of the city of New York, as amended by local law number 65 for the year 2005, is amended to read as follows:

§ 19-212 Limitation on removal of motor vehicles for purposes of satisfying parking violation judgments. a. 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 dollars. The provisions of this [section] subdivision shall not be construed to prohibit the removal of a motor vehicle which is illegally parked, stopped or standing.

b. Notwithstanding any other provision of law, a motor vehicle under an existing lease agreement shall not be removed from any street or other public area by any agency of the city solely for the purpose of satisfying an outstanding judgment or judgements for parking violations issued against any other vehicle owned by the lessor of such motor vehicle. If such a vehicle is removed from any street or other public area, the lessee of such vehicle shall be entitled to immediate possession of the vehicle upon presentation of the valid lease agreement to the agency responsible for such removal. The provisions of this subdivision shall not be construed to prohibit the removal of a motor vehicle which is illegally parked, stopped or standing.

§2. This local law takes effect immediately.

 

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LS # 8534

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