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File #: Int 1568-2019    Version: * Name: Requiring notice of the taxi and limousine commission’s annual drug testing requirement.
Type: Introduction Status: Committee
Committee: Committee on Transportation
On agenda: 5/29/2019
Enactment date: Law number:
Title: A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to requiring notice of the taxi and limousine commission's annual drug testing requirement
Sponsors: Karen Koslowitz
Council Member Sponsors: 1
Summary: This bill would require the Taxi and Limousine Commission to mail notices reminding drivers who are required to take an annual drug test of the testing requirement and the time in which the test must occur. Such notices would be sent no later than 90 days prior to, as applicable, the license anniversary date or license expiration date.
Attachments: 1. Summary of Int. No. 1568, 2. Int. No. 1568, 3. May 29, 2019 - Stated Meeting Agenda with Links to Files, 4. Hearing Transcript - Stated Meeting 5-29-19, 5. Minutes of the Stated Meeting - May 29, 2019, 6. Minutes of the Recessed Meeting of May 29, 2019 Held on June 13, 2019

Int. No. 1568

 

By Council Member Koslowitz

 

A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to requiring notice of the taxi and limousine commission’s annual drug testing requirement

 

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 19-554 to read as follows:

§ 19-554 Notice of annual drug testing requirement. The commission shall send by mail to each driver that is required to undergo annual drug testing pursuant to subdivision (d) of section 80-14 of title 35 of the rules of the city of New York a notice reminding such driver of the drug testing requirement and the deadline by which such test must occur. For drivers in the first or second year of a three-year license, such notice shall be sent no later than 90 days prior to the anniversary date of the license. For drivers in the third year of a three-year license, such notice shall be sent no later than 90 days prior to the license expiration date.

§ 2. This local law takes effect 90 days after it becomes law, except that the taxi and limousine commission 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 #9696

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