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File #: Int 0521-2011    Version: Name: Mandatory penalties for taxicab and other drivers.
Type: Introduction Status: Enacted
Committee: Committee on Transportation
On agenda: 3/23/2011
Enactment date: 5/24/2011 Law number: 2011/035
Title: A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to mandatory penalties for taxicab and other drivers.
Sponsors: James Vacca, Deborah L. Rose, Leroy G. Comrie, Jr., Letitia James, Larry B. Seabrook, Jumaane D. Williams, Ruben Wills, Robert Jackson, Daniel R. Garodnick, Domenic M. Recchia, Jr., Ydanis A. Rodriguez, James F. Gennaro, Elizabeth S. Crowley, Brad S. Lander, Charles Barron, (by request of the Mayor)
Council Member Sponsors: 16
Attachments: 1. Int. No. 521 - 3/23/11, 2. Memo In Support, 3. Committee Report 4/27/11, 4. Hearing Testimony 4/27/11, 5. Hearing Transcript 4/27/11, 6. Committee Report 5/11/11, 7. Hearing Transcript 5/11/11, 8. Fiscal Impact Statement, 9. Hearing Transcript - Stated Meeting 5-11-11, 10. Mayor's Letter, 11. Local Law 35
Date Ver.Prime SponsorAction ByActionResultAction DetailsMeeting DetailsMultimedia
5/24/2011AJames Vacca Mayor Signed Into Law by Mayor  Action details Meeting details Not available
5/24/2011AJames Vacca City Council Recved from Mayor by Council  Action details Meeting details Not available
5/24/2011AJames Vacca Mayor Hearing Held by Mayor  Action details Meeting details Not available
5/11/2011AJames Vacca City Council Sent to Mayor by Council  Action details Meeting details Not available
5/11/2011AJames Vacca City Council Approved by CouncilPass Action details Meeting details Not available
5/11/2011*James Vacca Committee on Transportation Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Meeting details Not available
5/11/2011*James Vacca Committee on Transportation Amendment Proposed by Comm  Action details Meeting details Not available
5/11/2011*James Vacca Committee on Transportation Amended by Committee  Action details Meeting details Not available
5/11/2011AJames Vacca Committee on Transportation Approved by CommitteePass Action details Meeting details Not available
4/27/2011*James Vacca Committee on Transportation Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Meeting details Not available
4/27/2011*James Vacca Committee on Transportation Laid Over by Committee  Action details Meeting details Not available
3/23/2011*James Vacca City Council Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Meeting details Not available
3/23/2011*James Vacca City Council Introduced by Council  Action details Meeting details Not available
Int. No. 521-A
By Council Members Vacca, Rose, Comrie, James, Seabrook, Williams, Wills, Jackson, Garodnick, Recchia Jr., Rodriguez, Gennaro, Crowley, Lander and Barron (by request of the Mayor)
 
 
A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to mandatory penalties for taxicab and other drivers.
 
 
Be it enacted by the Council as follows:
 
      Section 1.  Paragraph one of subdivision b of section 19-507 of the administrative code of the city of New York, as amended by local law number 88 for the year 1989, is amended to read as follows:
1. Any driver who has been found to have violated a provision of paragraph one, two [,] or three [or four] of subdivision a of this section, or any combination thereof, shall be fined not less than two hundred dollars nor more than [three hundred fifty] five hundred dollars for the first offense. Any driver who has been found in violation of any of the provisions of such paragraphs, or any combination thereof, for a second time within a twenty-four month period shall be fined not less than three hundred fifty dollars nor more than [five hundred] one thousand dollars, and the commission may suspend the driver's license of such driver for a period not to exceed thirty days. [The commission shall revoke the driver's license of any] Any driver who has been found to have violated any of the provisions of paragraph one, two[,] or three [or four] of such subdivision, or any combination thereof, three or more times within a thirty-six month period shall be fined not more than one thousand dollars for each such third or subsequent offense, and the commission shall revoke the driver's license of such driver.  Any driver who has been found to have violated any of the provisions of paragraph four of subdivision a of this section shall be fined not less than two hundred dollars nor more than three hundred fifty dollars for the first offense. Any driver who has been found in violation of any of the provisions of such paragraph for a second time within a twenty-four month period shall be fined not less than three hundred fifty dollars nor more than five hundred dollars, and the commission may suspend the driver's license of such driver for a period not to exceed thirty days. The commission shall revoke the driver's license of any driver who has been found to have violated any of the provisions of paragraph four of such subdivision three or more times within a thirty-six month period.
ยง 2. This local law shall take effect immediately.