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File #: Int 1738-2019    Version: * Name: Exterior advertising on for-hire vehicles.
Type: Introduction Status: Committee
Committee: Committee on Transportation
On agenda: 9/25/2019
Enactment date: Law number:
Title: A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to exterior advertising on for-hire vehicles
Sponsors: Ydanis A. Rodriguez, Rafael L. Espinal, Jr., Brad S. Lander, Antonio Reynoso, Andrew Cohen, Robert E. Cornegy, Jr., Eric A. Ulrich
Council Member Sponsors: 7
Summary: This bill would prohibit the Taxi and Limousine Commission from banning the issuance of exterior advertising permits to owners of for-hire vehicles, the use of rooftop advertising on for-hire vehicles and the display of the name or logo of the advertising provider on exterior advertising.
Attachments: 1. Summary of Int. No. 1738, 2. Int. No. 1738, 3. September 25, 2019 - Stated Meeting Agenda with Links to Files, 4. Hearing Transcript - Stated Meeting 9-25-19

Int. No. 1738

 

By Council Members Rodriguez, Espinal, Lander, Reynoso, Cohen, Cornegy and Ulrich

 

A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to exterior advertising on for-hire vehicles

 

Be it enacted by the Council as follows:

 

Section 1. Subdivision e of section 19-525 of the administrative code of the city of New York is amended to read as follows:

e.   The commission shall promulgate such rules and regulations as are necessary to carry out the provisions of this section, including but not limited to the type and size of any advertising matter. The commission shall not:

1. Prohibit the issuance of a permit to carry exterior advertising on any type of for-hire vehicle;

2. Prohibit the installation of advertising on the roof of any for-hire vehicle whose owner holds a permit to carry exterior advertising on such vehicle, provided such advertising complies with all applicable laws, rules and regulations; or

3. Prohibit the display of the name or logo of the advertising provider on exterior advertising.

§ 2. This local law takes effect immediately.

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LS # 11999

9/13/19