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File #: Int 0032-2006    Version: * Name: Authorized emergency vehicles and their exemption from the restrictions on idling.
Type: Introduction Status: Filed
Committee: Committee on Environmental Protection
On agenda: 2/1/2006
Enactment date: Law number:
Title: A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to authorized emergency vehicles and their exemption from the restrictions on idling.
Sponsors: Michael C. Nelson, Letitia James
Council Member Sponsors: 2
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12/31/2009*Michael C. Nelson City Council Filed (End of Session)  Action details Meeting details Not available
2/1/2006*Michael C. Nelson City Council Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Meeting details Not available
2/1/2006*Michael C. Nelson City Council Introduced by Council  Action details Meeting details Not available

Int. No. 32

By Council Members Nelson and James

 

A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to authorized emergency vehicles and their exemption from the restrictions on idling.

 

 

Be it enacted by the Council as follows:

Section 1. Section 24-163 of the administrative code of the city of New York is amended to read as follows:

§ 24-163 Operation of motor vehicle; idling of engine restricted.  No person shall cause or permit the engine of a motor vehicle, other than [a legally] an authorized emergency [motor] vehicle, as defined in section one hundred one of the vehicle and traffic law, that is in the process of responding or preparing to respond to an emergency, to idle for longer than three minutes while parking as defined in section one hundred twenty-nine of the vehicle and traffic law, standing as defined in section one hundred forty-five of the vehicle and traffic law, or stopping as defined in section one hundred forty-seven of the vehicle and traffic law, unless the engine is used to operate a loading, unloading or processing device.  When the ambient temperature is in excess of forty degrees Fahrenheit, no person shall cause or permit the engine of a bus as defined in section one hundred four of the vehicle and traffic law to idle while parking, standing, or stopping (as defined above) at any terminal point, whether or not enclosed, along an established route.

§ 2. This local law shall take effect sixty days after its enactment.

 

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