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File #: Int 0527-2004    Version: * Name: Removal of snow and ice from operational motor vehicles twelve hours or more after the cessation of snowfall.
Type: Introduction Status: Filed
Committee: Committee on Transportation
On agenda: 12/15/2004
Enactment date: Law number:
Title: A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to the removal of snow and ice from operational motor vehicles twelve hours or more after the cessation of snowfall.
Sponsors: Helen Sears, Leroy G. Comrie, Jr., Erik Martin Dilan, Kendall Stewart, Yvette D. Clarke, Lewis A. Fidler, John C. Liu, Michael C. Nelson, Annabel Palma
Council Member Sponsors: 9

Int. No. 527

 

By Council Members Sears, Comrie, Dilan, Stewart, Clarke, Fidler, Liu, Nelson and Palma

 

A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to the removal of snow and ice from operational motor vehicles twelve hours or more after the cessation of snowfall.

 

Be it enacted by the Council as follows:

 

Section 1.    Chapter one of title 19 of the administrative code of the city of New York is amended by adding a new section 19-171 to read as follows:

§19-171 Prohibition on operating motor vehicles with snow and ice. No person shall operate a motor vehicle on any street, road or highway unless all surfaces of the vehicle have been cleared of snow and ice within twelve hours after cessation of a snowfall. Failure to comply with this section shall be a traffic infraction punishable in accordance with section eighteen hundred of the vehicle and traffic law.  This section shall not require the driver of a motor vehicle to cease operation while snow or ice is accumulating.

§2. This local law shall take effect immediately.

 

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Resubmission - Int. No. 62-2002

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