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File #: Int 1866-2020    Version: * Name: Advertising on the interior of for-hire vehicles.
Type: Introduction Status: Laid Over in Committee
Committee: Committee on Transportation
On agenda: 1/23/2020
Enactment date: Law number:
Title: A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to advertising on the interior of for-hire vehicles
Sponsors: Ydanis A. Rodriguez
Council Member Sponsors: 1
Summary: This bill would permit for-hire vehicles to display digital advertising on an electronic tablet attached to the interior of the vehicle.
Indexes: Agency Rule-making Required
Attachments: 1. Summary of Int. No. 1866, 2. Int. No. 1866, 3. Committee Report 1/22/20, 4. Hearing Testimony 1/22/20, 5. Hearing Transcript 1/22/20, 6. January 23, 2020 - Stated Meeting Agenda with Links to Files, 7. Hearing Transcript - Stated Meeting 1-23-20
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1/23/2020*Ydanis A. Rodriguez City Council Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Meeting details Not available
1/23/2020*Ydanis A. Rodriguez City Council Introduced by Council  Action details Meeting details Not available
1/22/2020*Ydanis A. Rodriguez Committee on Transportation Hearing on P-C Item by Comm  Action details Meeting details Not available
1/22/2020*Ydanis A. Rodriguez Committee on Transportation P-C Item Laid Over by Comm  Action details Meeting details Not available

Preconsidered Int. No. 1866

 

By Council Member Rodriguez

 

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

 

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 § 19-525.1 to read as follows:

§ 19-525.1 Interior advertising in for-hire vehicles. a. A for-hire vehicle may display digital advertising on one electronic tablet attached to the interior of such for-hire vehicle. Such a tablet shall include features allowing a person to turn off its display and mute or vary the volume of any sound emanating from it.

b. 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 content of any advertising permitted pursuant to this section and the characteristics of the electronic tablet on which such advertising is displayed, provided that the commission shall not require a permit to display any advertising permitted pursuant to this section.

§ 2. This local law takes effect 90 days after it becomes law, except that the chair of the New York city 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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