File #: Int 0177-2024    Version: * Name: Prohibiting the operation of a motor vehicle with fraudulent or expired license plates.
Type: Introduction Status: Committee
Committee: Committee on Public Safety
On agenda: 2/28/2024
Enactment date: Law number:
Title: A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to prohibiting the operation of a motor vehicle with fraudulent or expired license plates
Sponsors: Oswald Feliz, Selvena N. Brooks-Powers, Rafael Salamanca, Jr., Keith Powers , Lincoln Restler, Julie Won, Gale A. Brewer, Lynn C. Schulman, Sandra Ung, Christopher Marte, Crystal Hudson, Alexa Avil├ęs, (in conjunction with the Brooklyn Borough Presiden
Council Member Sponsors: 12
Summary: This bill would make it unlawful to operate a motor vehicle with a fraudulent license plate, including a fraudulent temporary license plate, or an expired license plate, including an expired temporary license plate, and would set civil penalties for such violations. It would also set a 10 business day cure period for the violation of operating a motor vehicle with an expired license plate, including an expired temporary license plate.
Attachments: 1. Summary of Int. No. 177, 2. Int. No. 177, 3. February 28, 2024 - Stated Meeting Agenda, 4. Hearing Transcript - Stated Meeting 2-28-24

Int. No. 177

 

By Council Members Feliz, Brooks-Powers, Salamanca, Powers, Restler, Won, Brewer, Schulman, Ung, Marte, Hudson and Avilés (in conjunction with the Brooklyn Borough President)

 

A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to prohibiting the operation of a motor vehicle with fraudulent or expired 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 10-182.1 to read as follows:

§ 10-182.1 Unlawful operation of a motor vehicle with a fraudulent or expired license plate. a. It is unlawful for any person to operate a motor vehicle with a fraudulent license plate, including a fraudulent temporary license plate.

b. It is unlawful for any person to operate a motor vehicle with an expired license plate, including an expired temporary license plate.

c. Civil penalty. 1. Any person who violates subdivision a of this section shall be liable for a civil penalty of not less than $500 for the first violation and not less than $1,000 for each subsequent violation.

2. Any person who violates subdivision b 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, except that a person shall not be subject to such civil penalty if such person proves within 10 business days of the issuance of the notice of violation and prior to the commencement of an adjudication of such notice, that the violation has been cured.

§ 2. This local law takes effect 45 days after it becomes law.

Session 13

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LS #11624

1/22/24

Session 12

EH

LS #11624

2/28/23