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File #: Int 0676-2011    Version: Name: Number of hours certain owners of individual taxicab medallions are required to personally drive their vehicles.
Type: Introduction Status: Filed
Committee: Committee on Transportation
On agenda: 9/21/2011
Enactment date: Law number:
Title: A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to the number of hours certain owners of individual taxicab medallions are required to personally drive their vehicles.
Sponsors: Jessica S. Lappin, Letitia James, Karen Koslowitz, Jumaane D. Williams, Ydanis A. Rodriguez
Council Member Sponsors: 5
Attachments: 1. Int. No. 676 - 9/21/11, 2. Committee Report 3/1/12, 3. Hearing Testimony 3/1/12, 4. Hearing Transcript 3/1/12
Date Ver.Prime SponsorAction ByActionResultAction DetailsMeeting DetailsMultimedia
12/31/2013AJessica S. Lappin City Council Filed (End of Session)  Action details Meeting details Not available
3/1/2012*Jessica S. Lappin Committee on Transportation Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Meeting details Not available
3/1/2012*Jessica S. Lappin Committee on Transportation Amendment Proposed by Comm  Action details Meeting details Not available
3/1/2012*Jessica S. Lappin Committee on Transportation Laid Over by Committee  Action details Meeting details Not available
9/21/2011*Jessica S. Lappin City Council Introduced by Council  Action details Meeting details Not available
9/21/2011*Jessica S. Lappin City Council Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Meeting details Not available
Proposed Int. No. 676-A
 
By Council Members Lappin, James, Koslowitz, Williams and Rodriguez  
 
 
A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to the number of hours certain owners of individual taxicab medallions are required to personally drive their vehicles.
 
 
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 19-504.1 to read as follows:
§ 19-504.1.  Minimum requirements waived. Notwithstanding any other provision of law, there shall be no minimum number of hours, days, or shifts, for which an owner of a single taxicab medallion shall be required to personally operate said taxicab, where the owner of such taxicab medallion is:
a. An individual who has attained at least the age of 62 years;
b. An individual who is serving or has served in the United States military, including but not limited to the military reserves or a state national guard, during any period designated by the United States department of veterans affairs as a period of war; or
c. Any individual who obtained said taxicab medallion as the result of  the death of a spouse who owned said taxicab license at the time of his or her death.   
§2.  This local law shall take effect ninety days after it shall have been enacted into law, except that the taxi and limousine commission shall take all necessary action, including the promulgation of rules, prior to such effective date.  
 
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