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File #: Int 1356-2019    Version: * Name: Reports of illegal towing to 311.
Type: Introduction Status: Committee
Committee: Committee on Technology
On agenda: 1/24/2019
Enactment date: Law number:
Title: A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to reports of illegal towing to 311
Sponsors: Robert F. Holden, Eric A. Ulrich, Kalman Yeger , Mark Gjonaj , Chaim M. Deutsch, Keith Powers , Donovan J. Richards, Justin L. Brannan, Rafael Salamanca, Jr., Andy L. King, Carlos Menchaca, Antonio Reynoso, Bill Perkins
Council Member Sponsors: 13
Summary: This bill would require the Department of Information Technology and Telecommunications to create a new complaint function on the 311 website, telephone and mobile device platforms to report tow trucks illegally towing vehicles immobilized due to an accident. The bill would require this new 311 function to provide the ability to upload a photograph or video with the complaint.
Attachments: 1. Summary of Int. No. 1356, 2. Int. No. 1356, 3. January 24, 2019 - Stated Meeting Agenda with Links to Files, 4. Hearing Transcript - Stated Meeting 1-24-19

Int. No. 1356

 

By Council Members Holden, Ulrich, Yeger, Gjonaj, Deutsch, Powers, Richards, Brannan, Salamanca, King, Menchaca, Reynoso and Perkins

 

A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to reports of illegal towing to 311

 

Be it enacted by the Council as follows:

 

Section 1. Chapter 3 of title 23 of the administrative code of the city of New York is amended by adding a new section 23-304 to read as follows:

§ 23-304 Complaints related to tow trucks. The department of information technology and telecommunications shall implement on its 311 citizen service center website, telephone and mobile device platforms the capability to file a complaint reporting a tow truck company that tows an immobilized vehicle in violation of paragraph 2 of subdivision b of section 20-518. Such option shall allow the complainant to include a photograph or video when submitting a complaint through such 311 website and mobile device platforms.

§ 2. This local law takes effect 120 days after it becomes law.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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