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File #: Int 1489-2019    Version: * Name: Requiring high-volume for-hire services, dispatch service providers and bases to report complaints about drivers concerning passenger safety to the taxi and limousine commission.
Type: Introduction Status: Committee
Committee: Committee on Transportation
On agenda: 3/28/2019
Enactment date: Law number:
Title: A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to requiring high-volume for-hire services, dispatch service providers and bases to report complaints about drivers concerning passenger safety to the taxi and limousine commission
Sponsors: Deborah L. Rose, Helen K. Rosenthal, Karen Koslowitz
Council Member Sponsors: 3
Summary: This bill would require all for-hire vehicle services, including high-volume for-hire services, dispatch service providers and bases to report drivers to the Taxi and Limousine Commission when they receive a passenger complaint about a driver that concerns passenger safety.
Attachments: 1. Summary of Int. No. 1489, 2. Int. No. 1489, 3. March 28, 2019 - Stated Meeting Agenda with Links to Files, 4. Hearing Transcript - Stated Meeting 3-28-19, 5. Minutes of the Stated Meeting - March 28, 2019

Int. No. 1489

 

By Council Members Rose, Rosenthal and Koslowitz

 

A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to requiring high-volume for-hire services, dispatch service providers and bases to report complaints about drivers concerning passenger safety to the taxi and limousine commission

 

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 19-553 to read as follows:

§ 19-553 Reporting passenger safety complaints. A high-volume for-hire vehicle service, dispatch service provider, or base shall report to the commission any complaint submitted to such service by a passenger that involves a driver’s conduct which poses a risk to a passenger’s safety. Such complaint shall be reported by a for-hire vehicle service to the commission within 24 hours of such for-hire vehicle service’s receipt of such complaint.

§ 2. This local law takes effect 120 days after it becomes law, except that the commissioner shall take such measures as are necessary for the implementation of this local law, including the promulgation of rules, before such date.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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LS #8974

01/11/2019