File #: Int 2417-2021    Version: Name: Prohibiting the sale or distribution of materials that obscure license plates or distort images of license plates.
Type: Introduction Status: Enacted
Committee: Committee on Transportation
On agenda: 10/7/2021
Enactment date: 1/9/2022 Law number: 2022/022
Title: A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to prohibiting the sale or distribution of materials that obscure license plates or distort images of license plates
Sponsors: Robert F. Holden, Barry S. Grodenchik, Paul A. Vallone, Kalman Yeger , Adrienne E. Adams, Ben Kallos, Eric Dinowitz, I. Daneek Miller, Justin L. Brannan, Diana I. Ayala, Deborah L. Rose, Brad S. Lander, Darma V. Diaz, Peter A. Koo, Karen Koslowitz, Francisco P. Moya, Keith Powers , Mark Gjonaj , Margaret S. Chin, Laurie A. Cumbo, Stephen T. Levin, Fernando Cabrera , Alan N. Maisel, Rafael Salamanca, Jr., Oswald Feliz, Helen K. Rosenthal, Eric A. Ulrich, Joseph C. Borelli
Council Member Sponsors: 28
Summary: This bill would prohibit the sale or distribution of any materials or substances whose purpose is to conceal or obscure the numbers on license plates or distort a recorded or photographic image of license plates. The penalty for violations would be at least $300 for the first violation and at least $500 for any subsequent violation.
Attachments: 1. Summary of Int. No. 2417-A, 2. Summary of Int. No. 2417, 3. Int. No. 2417, 4. October 7, 2021 - Stated Meeting Agenda with Links to Files, 5. Hearing Transcript - Stated Meeting 10-7-21, 6. Minutes of the Stated Meeting - October 7, 2021, 7. Committee Report 10/26/21, 8. Hearing Testimony 10/26/21, 9. Hearing Transcript 10/26/21, 10. Proposed Int. No. 2417-A - 12/2/21, 11. Committee Report 12/8/21, 12. Committee Report - Stated Meeting, 13. December 9, 2021 - Stated Meeting Agenda, 14. Int. No. 2417-A (FINAL), 15. Fiscal Impact Statement, 16. Hearing Transcript - Stated Meeting 12-9-21
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1/10/2022ARobert F. Holden City Council Returned Unsigned by Mayor  Action details Meeting details Not available
1/9/2022ARobert F. Holden Administration City Charter Rule Adopted  Action details Meeting details Not available
12/9/2021ARobert F. Holden City Council Sent to Mayor by Council  Action details Meeting details Not available
12/9/2021ARobert F. Holden City Council Approved by CouncilPass Action details Meeting details Not available
12/8/2021*Robert F. Holden Committee on Transportation Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Meeting details Not available
12/8/2021*Robert F. Holden Committee on Transportation Amendment Proposed by Comm  Action details Meeting details Not available
12/8/2021*Robert F. Holden Committee on Transportation Amended by Committee  Action details Meeting details Not available
12/8/2021ARobert F. Holden Committee on Transportation Approved by CommitteePass Action details Meeting details Not available
10/26/2021*Robert F. Holden Committee on Oversight and Investigations Laid Over by Committee  Action details Meeting details Not available
10/26/2021*Robert F. Holden Committee on Oversight and Investigations Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Meeting details Not available
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10/7/2021*Robert F. Holden City Council Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Meeting details Not available
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Int. No. 2417-A

 

By Council Members Holden, Grodenchik, Vallone, Yeger, Adams, Kallos, Dinowitz, Miller, Brannan, Ayala, Rose, Lander, D. Diaz, Koo, Koslowitz, Moya, Powers, Gjonaj, Chin, Cumbo, Levin, Cabrera, Maisel, Salamanca, Feliz, Rosenthal, Ulrich and Borelli

 

A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to prohibiting the sale or distribution of materials that obscure license plates or distort images of license plates

 

Be it enacted by the Council as follows:

Section 1. Chapter 1 of title 10 of the administrative code of the city of New York is amended by adding a new section 10-182 to read as follows:

§ 10-182 Unlawful sale or distribution of materials that obscure license plates. a. It shall be unlawful for any person or entity to sell, offer for sale or distribute any artificial or synthetic material or substance for the purpose of concealing or obscuring the number on a license plate or distorting a recorded or photographic image of such license plate.

b. Authorized agents and employees of the police department, and of any other agency designated by the mayor, shall have the authority to enforce the provisions of subdivision a of this section.

c. Civil penalty. Any person who violates subdivision a of this section shall be liable for a civil penalty of not less than $300 for the first violation and not less than $500 for each subsequent violation, which may be recoverable in a proceeding before the office of administrative trials and hearings, pursuant to chapter 45-A of the charter.

§ 2. This local law takes effect 90 days after it becomes law.

 

 

 

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