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File #: Int 0545-2011    Version: * Name: Allowing disabled veterans to use express lanes or high occupancy vehicle (HOV) lanes.
Type: Introduction Status: Filed
Committee: Committee on Transportation
On agenda: 4/28/2011
Enactment date: Law number:
Title: A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to allowing disabled veterans to use express lanes or high occupancy vehicle (HOV) lanes.
Sponsors: Vincent J. Gentile, Mathieu Eugene, James Vacca, Peter F. Vallone, Jr., Fernando Cabrera , Sara M. Gonzalez, Letitia James, Karen Koslowitz, Michael C. Nelson, Domenic M. Recchia, Jr., Albert Vann, Jumaane D. Williams, Daniel J. Halloran III, Eric A. Ulrich
Council Member Sponsors: 14
Date Ver.Prime SponsorAction ByActionResultAction DetailsMeeting DetailsMultimedia
12/31/2013*Vincent J. Gentile City Council Filed (End of Session)  Action details Meeting details Not available
4/28/2011*Vincent J. Gentile City Council Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Meeting details Not available
4/28/2011*Vincent J. Gentile City Council Introduced by Council  Action details Meeting details Not available
Int. No. 545
 
By Council Members Gentile, Eugene, Vacca, Vallone, Cabrera, Gonzalez, James, Koslowitz, Nelson, Recchia, Vann, Williams, Halloran and Ulrich  
 
 
A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to allowing disabled veterans to use express lanes or high occupancy vehicle (HOV) lanes.
 
 
Be it enacted by the Council as follows:
 
      Section 1. Chapter 5 of title 19 of the administrative code of the city of New York is amended by adding a new section 19-175.4, to read as follows:
§19-175.4 Use of express lanes or high-occupancy vehicle (HOV) lanes by disabled veterans. Vehicles bearing disabled veteran license plates issued by the New York state department of motor vehicles shall be allowed to use any street or bridge lanes designated by the department of transportation as an express lane or high-occupancy vehicle (HOV) lane, regardless of whether such vehicles are occupied by a passenger.  
§2.  This local law shall take effect ninety days after its enactment into law.
 
 
 
 
 
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