File #: Int 0100-2024    Version: * Name: Suspension of alternate side parking regulations on Losar.
Type: Introduction Status: Committee
Committee: Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure
On agenda: 2/8/2024
Enactment date: Law number:
Title: A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to the suspension of alternate side parking regulations on Losar
Sponsors: Julie Won, Rita C. Joseph, Shekar Krishnan, Tiffany Cabán, Robert F. Holden, Shahana K. Hanif, Sandy Nurse, Alexa Avilés, Selvena N. Brooks-Powers, James F. Gennaro, Jennifer Gutiérrez, Crystal Hudson, Lynn C. Schulman, Kalman Yeger , Kevin C. Riley, Julie Menin, Amanda Farías, Mercedes Narcisse, Chris Banks, Nantasha M. Williams, Lincoln Restler, Sandra Ung
Council Member Sponsors: 22
Summary: This bill would suspend alternate side parking regulations on Losar. Losar is defined as the first day of the first month of the Tibetan lunar calendar.
Attachments: 1. Summary of Int. No. 100, 2. Int. No. 100, 3. February 8, 2024 - Stated Meeting Agenda, 4. Hearing Transcript - Stated Meeting 2-8-24

Int. No. 100

 

By Council Members Won, Joseph, Krishnan, Cabán, Holden, Hanif, Nurse, Avilés, Brooks-Powers, Gennaro, Gutiérrez, Hudson, Schulman, Yeger, Riley, Menin, Farías, Narcisse, Banks, Williams, Restler and Ung

 

A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to the suspension of alternate side parking regulations on Losar

 

Be it enacted by the Council as follows:

 

Section 1. Subdivisions a and c of section 19-163 of the administrative code of the city of New York, subdivision a of such section as amended by local law number 162 for the year 2023 and subdivision c of such section as amended by local law number 5 for the year 2019, are amended to read as follows:

a. All alternate side of the street parking rules shall be suspended on the following holidays: Christmas, Yom Kippur, Rosh Hashanah, Ash Wednesday, Holy Thursday, Good Friday, Ascension Thursday, Feast of the Assumption, Feast of All Saints, Feast of the Immaculate Conception, first two days of Succoth, Shemini Atzareth, Simchas Torah, Shevuoth, Purim, Orthodox Holy Thursday, Orthodox Good Friday, first two and last two days of Passover, the Muslim holidays of Eid Ul-Fitr and Eid Ul-Adha, the day before Lunar New Year, Lunar New Year, Losar, the Hindu festival of Diwali on the day that Lakshmi Puja is observed, Three Kings’ Day, Tisha B’Av, and all state and national holidays.

c. [The] For purposes of subdivision a of this section, the date of the Lunar New Year [shall be] is the first day of the second lunar month after the winter solstice in the preceding calendar year.

§ 2. Section 19-163 of the administrative code of the city of New York is amended by adding a new subdivision d to read as follows:

                     d. For purposes of subdivision a of this section, the date of Losar is the first day of the first month of the Tibetan lunar calendar.

                     § 3. This local law takes effect immediately.

 

 

 

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