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File #: Int 0232-2010    Version: * Name: Amending the taxicab passengers’ bill of rights.
Type: Introduction Status: Enacted
Committee: Committee on Transportation
On agenda: 5/12/2010
Enactment date: 6/22/2010 Law number: 2010/024
Title: A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to amending the taxicab passengers’ bill of rights.
Sponsors: James Vacca, Julissa Ferreras-Copeland, Vincent J. Gentile, James G. Van Bramer, Daniel R. Garodnick, Peter A. Koo, Ydanis A. Rodriguez, Deborah L. Rose, Eric A. Ulrich, G. Oliver Koppell, Robert Jackson, Jessica S. Lappin, Jumaane D. Williams
Council Member Sponsors: 13
Attachments: 1. Committee Report 5/24/10, 2. Hearing Transcript 5/24/10, 3. Hearing Testimony 5/24/10, 4. Committee Report 6/8/10, 5. Hearing Transcript 6/8/10, 6. Fiscal Impact Statement, 7. Hearing Transcript - Stated Meeting 6/9/10, 8. Local Law 24
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6/23/2010*James Vacca City Council Recved from Mayor by Council  Action details Meeting details Not available
6/22/2010*James Vacca Mayor Hearing Held by Mayor  Action details Meeting details Not available
6/22/2010*James Vacca Mayor Signed Into Law by Mayor  Action details Meeting details Not available
6/9/2010*James Vacca City Council Sent to Mayor by Council  Action details Meeting details Not available
6/9/2010*James Vacca City Council Approved by CouncilPass Action details Meeting details Not available
6/8/2010*James Vacca Committee on Transportation Approved by CommitteePass Action details Meeting details Not available
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5/24/2010*James Vacca Committee on Transportation Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Meeting details Not available
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5/12/2010*James Vacca City Council Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Meeting details Not available
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Int. No. 232

 

By Council Members Vacca, Ferreras, Gentile, Van Bramer, Garodnick, Koo, Rodriguez, Rose, Ulrich, Koppell, Jackson, Lappin and Williams

 

A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to amending the taxicab passengers’ bill of rights.

 

Be it enacted by the Council as follows:

 

                     Section 1.  Paragraphs 14 and 15 of subdivision c of section 19-537 of Title 19 of the administrative code of the city of New York are amended and a new paragraph 16 is added to read as follows:

(14)  a driver who does not use a cell phone (hand-held or hands free) while driving; [and]

(15)  decline to tip for poor service[.]; and

(16)  a vehicle equipped with an operational e-z pass and payment of tolls with such pass.

§2.  This local law shall take effect ninety days after it is enacted into law.

 

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