File #: Int 0602-2022    Version: Name: Determining and identifying the area commonly known as Times Square.
Type: Introduction Status: Enacted (Mayor's Desk for Signature)
Committee: Committee on Public Safety
On agenda: 8/11/2022
Enactment date: Law number:
Title: A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to determining and identifying the area commonly known as Times Square
Sponsors: Adrienne E. Adams, Keith Powers , Erik D. Bottcher, Kamillah Hanks, Shahana K. Hanif, Julie Menin, Chi A. Ossé, Public Advocate Jumaane Williams, Gale A. Brewer, Nantasha M. Williams, Julie Won, Sandy Nurse, Rita C. Joseph, Farah N. Louis, Crystal Hudson, Kevin C. Riley, Shaun Abreu, Darlene Mealy, Carmen N. De La Rosa
Council Member Sponsors: 19
Summary: For the purposes of state penal law definition of sensitive area for the carrying of guns, defines the area commonly known as Times Square. Also authorizes the New York City Police Department to promulgate such rules as may be necessary to implement the bill, including rules applicable, as appropriate, to persons with a firearms license who live or work in the area commonly known as Times Square.
Attachments: 1. Summary of Int. No. 602, 2. Int. No. 602, 3. August 11, 2022 - Stated Meeting Agenda, 4. Hearing Transcript - Stated Meeting 8-11-22, 5. Committee Report 8/30/22, 6. Hearing Testimony 8/30/22, 7. Hearing Transcript 8/30/22, 8. Proposed Int. No. 602-A - 9/12/22, 9. Committee Report 9/13/22, 10. Hearing Transcript 9/13/22, 11. September 14, 2022 - Stated Meeting Agenda, 12. Int. No. 602-A (FINAL), 13. Fiscal Impact Statement, 14. Hearing Transcript - Stated Meeting 9-14-22
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9/13/2022*Adrienne E. Adams Committee on Public Safety Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Meeting details Not available
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8/30/2022*Adrienne E. Adams Committee on Public Safety Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Meeting details Not available
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Int. No. 602-A

 

By The Speaker (Council Member Adams) and Council Members Powers, Bottcher, Hanks, Hanif, Menin, Ossé, the Public Advocate (Mr. Williams), Brewer, Williams, Won, Nurse, Joseph, Louis, Hudson, Riley, Abreu, Mealy and De La Rosa

 

A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to determining and identifying the area commonly known as Times Square

 

Be it enacted by the Council as follows:

Section 1. Chapter 3 of title 10 of the administrative code of the city of New York is amended by adding a new section 10-315 to read as follows:

§ 10-315 Times Square sensitive location zone. a. For the purposes of paragraph (t) of subdivision 2 of section 265.01-e of the penal law, the area commonly known as Times Square means and includes the following tract in Manhattan, bounded and described as follows: (i) BEGINNING at the point of intersection of the north side of West Forty-eighth Street and the west side of Ninth Avenue; (ii) thence southerly along the west side of Ninth Avenue to the point of intersection where the west side of Ninth Avenue meets the south side of West Fortieth Street; (iii) thence easterly along the south side of West Fortieth Street to the point of intersection where the south side of West Fortieth Street meets the east side of Sixth Avenue; (iv) thence northerly along the east side of Sixth Avenue to the point of intersection where the east side of Sixth Avenue meets the north side of West Fifty-third Street; (v) thence westerly along the northern side of West Fifty-third Street to the point of intersection where the north side of West Fifty-third Street meets the west side of Eighth Avenue; (vi) thence southerly along the west side of Eighth Avenue to the point of intersection where the west side of Eighth Avenue meets the north side of West Forty-eighth Street; and (vii) thence westerly along the north side of West Forty-eighth Street until the point of intersection where the north side of West Forty-eighth Street meets the west side of Ninth Avenue (the point of beginning).  Where the area described in this subdivision is bounded and described by a side of a street or avenue, it shall be deemed to include the sidewalk of such side For the purposes of paragraph (t) of subdivision 2 of section 265.01-e of the penal law, the area commonly known as Times Square does not include the interior of any building or other enclosed structure; provided, however, that such a building or structure may otherwise constitute a restricted or sensitive location pursuant to section 265.01-d or 265.01-e of the penal law.

b. The police department shall promulgate such rules as may be necessary to implement subdivision a of this section in accordance with applicable law, including rules applicable, as appropriate, to persons with a firearms license who live or work in the area commonly known as Times Square as described in such subdivision.

§ 2. This local law takes effect immediately.

 

 

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