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File #: Int 2114-2020    Version: * Name: Requiring a percentage of taxis and for-hire-vehicles to be equipped with child restraint systems.
Type: Introduction Status: Committee
Committee: Committee on Transportation
On agenda: 10/15/2020
Enactment date: Law number:
Title: A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to requiring a percentage of taxis and for-hire-vehicles to be equipped with child restraint systems
Sponsors: Laurie A. Cumbo, Ben Kallos, Adrienne E. Adams, Diana I. Ayala
Council Member Sponsors: 4
Summary: This bill would require a percentage of taxis and for-hire vehicles to include child car seats. It would also require that operators of high-volume for-hire services require that twenty percent of vehicles operated through the service provide child car seats.
Attachments: 1. Summary of Int. No. 2114, 2. Int. No. 2114, 3. October 15, 2020 - Stated Meeting Agenda with Links to Files, 4. Hearing Transcript - Stated Meeting 10-15-20, 5. Minutes of the Stated Meeting - October 15, 2020

Int. No. 2114

 

By Council Members Cumbo, Kallos, Adams and Ayala

 

A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to requiring a percentage of taxis and for-hire-vehicles to be equipped with child restraint systems

 

Be it enacted by the Council as follows:

 

Section 1. Section 19-504 of the administrative code of the city of New York, as amended by local law number 148 for the year 2018, is amended by adding a new subdivision s to read as follows:

s. Of the total number of taxicab or for-hire vehicle licenses issued by the commission pursuant to this chapter, at least 20 percent shall be issued subject to the requirement that the vehicles operated by or under agreement with the owners of such licenses be equipped with child restraint systems.

§ 2. Section 19-548 of the administrative code of the city of New York, as amended by local law number 149 for the year 2018, is amended by adding a new subdivision e to read as follows:

e. Of the total number of high-volume for-hire service licenses issued by the commission pursuant to this section, at least 20 percent of vehicles operated pursuant to such license shall be subject to the requirement that the vehicles operated by or under agreement with the owners of such licenses be equipped with child restraint systems.

§ 3. This local law takes effect 120 days after it becomes law except that the chairperson of the taxi and limousine commission may take such measures as are necessary for its implementation, including the promulgation of rules, before such date.

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