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File #: Int 0662-2007    Version: Name: Clergy parking permits.
Type: Introduction Status: Enacted
Committee: Committee on Transportation
On agenda: 12/11/2007
Enactment date: 12/21/2009 Law number: 2009/081
Title: A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to clergy parking permits.
Sponsors: Robert Jackson, Leroy G. Comrie, Jr., Inez E. Dickens, James F. Gennaro, Vincent J. Gentile, Alan J. Gerson, Sara M. Gonzalez, Kendall Stewart, Maria Del Carmen Arroyo, Larry B. Seabrook, Darlene Mealy, David Yassky, Letitia James, Diana Reyna, Thomas White, Jr., John C. Liu, Mathieu Eugene, G. Oliver Koppell, Domenic M. Recchia, Jr., David I. Weprin, Melissa Mark-Viverito, Tony Avella, Charles Barron, Bill De Blasio, Simcha Felder, Julissa Ferreras-Copeland, Lewis A. Fidler, Helen D. Foster, Eric N. Gioia, Jessica S. Lappin, Rosie Mendez, Kenneth C. Mitchell, Michael C. Nelson, Annabel Palma, Joel Rivera, James Sanders, Jr., Helen Sears, Albert Vann, Vincent Ignizio, James S. Oddo, Eric A. Ulrich, Ydanis A. Rodriguez
Council Member Sponsors: 53
Attachments: 1. Int. No. 662 - 12/11/07, 2. Proposed Int. No. 662-A - 5/21/09, 3. Committee Report 5/21/09, 4. Hearing Transcript 5/21/09, 5. Hearing Testimony 5/21/09, 6. Committee Report 11/16/09, 7. Hearing Transcript 11/16/09, 8. Hearing Transcript - Stated Meeting 11/16/09, 9. Mayor's Veto Message, 10. Committee Report 12/14/09, 11. Hearing Transcript 12/14/09, 12. Hearing Transcript - Stated Meeting 12/21/09, 13. Fiscal Impact Statement, 14. Local Law
Date Ver.Prime SponsorAction ByActionResultAction DetailsMeeting DetailsMultimedia
12/21/2009ARobert Jackson City Council Overridden by CouncilPass Action details Meeting details Not available
12/14/2009ARobert Jackson Committee on Transportation Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Meeting details Not available
12/14/2009ARobert Jackson Committee on Transportation Approved by CommitteePass Action details Meeting details Not available
12/8/2009ARobert Jackson Mayor Vetoed by Mayor  Action details Meeting details Not available
11/16/2009ARobert Jackson City Council Sent to Mayor by Council  Action details Meeting details Not available
11/16/2009ARobert Jackson City Council Approved by CouncilPass Action details Meeting details Not available
11/16/2009*Robert Jackson Committee on Transportation Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Meeting details Not available
11/16/2009*Robert Jackson Committee on Transportation Amendment Proposed by Comm  Action details Meeting details Not available
11/16/2009*Robert Jackson Committee on Transportation Amended by Committee  Action details Meeting details Not available
11/16/2009ARobert Jackson Committee on Transportation Approved by CommitteePass Action details Meeting details Not available
5/21/2009*Robert Jackson Committee on Transportation Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Meeting details Not available
5/21/2009*Robert Jackson Committee on Transportation Amendment Proposed by Comm  Action details Meeting details Not available
5/21/2009*Robert Jackson Committee on Transportation Laid Over by Committee  Action details Meeting details Not available
12/11/2007*Robert Jackson City Council Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Meeting details Not available
12/11/2007*Robert Jackson City Council Introduced by Council  Action details Meeting details Not available
Int. No. 662-A
 
By Council Members Jackson, Comrie, Dickens, Gennaro, Gentile, Gerson, Gonzalez, Stewart, Arroyo, Seabrook, Mealy, Yassky, James, Reyna, White Jr., Liu, Eugene, Koppell, Recchia Jr., Weprin, Mark-Viverito, Avella, Barron, de Blasio, Felder, Ferreras, Fidler, Foster, Gioia, Lappin, Mendez, Mitchell, Nelson, Palma, Rivera, Sanders Jr., Sears, Vann, Ignizio, Oddo, Ulrich and Rodriguez
 
 
A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to clergy parking permits.
 
 
Be it enacted by the Council as follows:
 
      Section 1.  Paragraph 1 of subdivision a of section 19-162.1 of the administrative code of the city of New York is amended to read as follows:
      1.  The term “member of the clergy” as used in this section means a clergy[man]member or minister as defined in the religious corporations law including, but not limited to a pastor, rector, priest, rabbi or iman who officiates at or presides over services on behalf of a religious corporation or association of any denomination and works an average of at least twenty hours per week on behalf of such religious corporation or association.  [Such term shall not include clergy who derive their principal income from any other occupation or profession or who do not officiate at or preside over services on behalf of a religious corporation or association of any denomination.]
§2.  Paragraph 2 of subdivision a of section 19-162.1 of the administrative code of the city of New York is amended to read as follows:
2.  The term “passenger car” as used in this section means a motor vehicle, lawfully registered in any state, designed and used for carrying not more than fifteen people, including the driver.  Such term shall not include a vehicle licensed to operate pursuant to chapter five of this title or a commercial vehicle as defined in section 19-170 of this code.
§3.  Subdivision a of section 19-162.1 of the administrative code of the city of New York is amended by adding a new paragraph 5 to read as follows:
5.  The term “funeral establishment” as used in this section means a place devoted to or used for the care and preparation of a body of a deceased person for disposition and for mourning or funeral ceremonial purposes.
§4.  Subdivision b of section 19-162.1 of the administrative code of the city of New York is amended to read as follows:
      b.  Notwithstanding any local law or rule to the contrary, it shall be permissible for a member of the clergy to park a passenger car which is owned, registered or leased by such member of the clergy or by a religious corporation or association employing such member of the clergy and displays an appropriate department permit, in an available space where parking is prohibited by a posted sign (i) for a period of up to [four] five hours upon the roadway adjacent to the house of worship at whose services such member of the clergy officiates or presides as noted on such permit [or], (ii) for a period of up to three hours on the roadway adjacent to a hospital when such member of the clergy is performing official duties at such hospital, or (iii) for a period of up to four hours on the roadway adjacent to a funeral establishment when such member of the clergy is performing official duties at such funeral establishment.  It shall not be permissible for a member of the clergy to park where parking is prohibited by rule or where stopping or standing are prohibited by a posted sign or rule.
§ 5.  This local law shall take effect sixty days after it is enacted into law.
 
 
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