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File #: Int 0561-2011    Version: * Name: Allowing the Taxi and Limousine Commission to use private tow services to impound vehicles.
Type: Introduction Status: Filed
Committee: Committee on Transportation
On agenda: 5/11/2011
Enactment date: Law number:
Title: A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to allowing the Taxi and Limousine Commission to use private tow services to impound vehicles.
Sponsors: David G. Greenfield, Fernando Cabrera , Lewis A. Fidler, Michael C. Nelson, Deborah L. Rose, Jumaane D. Williams
Council Member Sponsors: 6
Date Ver.Prime SponsorAction ByActionResultAction DetailsMeeting DetailsMultimedia
12/31/2013*David G. Greenfield City Council Filed (End of Session)  Action details Meeting details Not available
5/11/2011*David G. Greenfield City Council Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Meeting details Not available
5/11/2011*David G. Greenfield City Council Introduced by Council  Action details Meeting details Not available
Int. No. 561
 
By Council Members Greenfield, Cabrera, Fidler, Nelson, Rose and Williams
 
 
A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to allowing the Taxi and Limousine Commission to use private tow services to impound vehicles.
 
 
Be it enacted by the Council as follows:
      Section 1. Title 19 of the administrative code of the city of New York is amended by adding a new section 19-538 to read as follows:
      19-538 Use of towing services. a. The commission may contract with private towing services to operate as independent contractors to tow and impound vehicles that warrant towing under commission rules.
b. The administrative tribunal for the commission may charge the owner of a vehicle towed by a private towing service that has a contract with the commission for violations of commission rules up to twice the actual cost of towing.
      ยง2. This local law shall take effect immediately.
 
 
 
 
 
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