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File #: Int 2169-2020    Version: * Name: Requiring the taxi and limousine commission to study the impact of autonomous vehicles on the city’s taxi and for-hire vehicle industry.
Type: Introduction Status: Committee
Committee: Committee on Transportation
On agenda: 12/10/2020
Enactment date: Law number:
Title: A Local Law in relation to requiring the taxi and limousine commission to study the impact of autonomous vehicles on the city's taxi and for-hire vehicle industry
Sponsors: Fernando Cabrera , Ben Kallos
Council Member Sponsors: 2
Summary: This bill would require the Taxi and Limousine Commission (TLC) to conduct a study, with the assistance of the Department of Transportation, on the anticipated impact of autonomous vehicles on the taxi and for-hire vehicle industry. TLC would be required to submit a report on its findings and recommendations to the Mayor and the Speaker of the Council, and to publish this report on its website.
Indexes: Report Required
Attachments: 1. Summary of Int. No. 2169, 2. Int. No. 2169, 3. December 10, 2020 - Stated Meeting Agenda with Links to Files, 4. Hearing Transcript - Stated Meeting 12-10-20, 5. Minutes of the Stated Meeting - December 10, 2020

Int. No. 2169

 

By Council Members Cabrera and Kallos

 

A Local Law in relation to requiring the taxi and limousine commission to study the impact of autonomous vehicles on the city’s taxi and for-hire vehicle industry

 

Be it enacted by the Council as follows:

 

Section 1. Definitions. For purposes of this local law, the following terms have the following meanings:

City. The term “city” means the city of New York.

Commission. The term “commission” means the New York city taxi and limousine commission.

§ 2. Study. The commission shall conduct a study of the anticipated impact of autonomous vehicles on the taxi and for-hire vehicle industry. This study shall include, but not be limited to, an assessment of potential job displacement, congestion and fare pricing and revenue. The department of transportation shall provide assistance in conducting the study upon request by the commission.

§ 3. Report. a. No later than 270 days after the effective date of this local law, the commission shall submit a report to the mayor and the speaker of the council setting forth its findings, as well as recommendations for legislation and policy to address any challenges identified. The report shall include a summary of information considered in formulating any conclusions or recommendations.

b. The commission shall publish the report electronically on its website no later than 10 days after submission to the mayor and the speaker of the council.

§ 4. Agency support. Each agency affected by this local law shall provide appropriate staff and resources to support the work of such agency related to the study.

§ 5. Effective date. This local law takes effect immediately.

 

 

 

 

 

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LS #12910

11/2/20