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Meeting Name: Committee on For-Hire Vehicles Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 4/30/2018 9:30 AM Minutes status: Final  
Meeting location: Council Chambers - City Hall
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Int 0144-2018 *Stephen T. Levin  Conducting a study of the impact vehicles for hire have on NYC.IntroductionThis bill would require the Taxi and Limousine Commission to study and decide whether to adopt vehicle utilization standards or regulations on the number of for-hire vehicle licenses. During this one-year study, no new for-hire vehicle licenses would be issued, with an exception for wheelchair accessible vehicles.Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 0144-2018 *Stephen T. Levin  Conducting a study of the impact vehicles for hire have on NYC.IntroductionThis bill would require the Taxi and Limousine Commission to study and decide whether to adopt vehicle utilization standards or regulations on the number of for-hire vehicle licenses. During this one-year study, no new for-hire vehicle licenses would be issued, with an exception for wheelchair accessible vehicles.Laid Over by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 0634-2018 *Ruben Diaz, Sr.  Waiver of licensing fees for accessible taxi-cabs and for-hire vehicles.IntroductionThis bill would waive the licensee fee for taxis and for-hire vehicles if the vehicles being licensed are wheelchair accessible. The current taxi license fee is $550 and the current for-hire vehicle license fee is $275.Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 0634-2018 *Ruben Diaz, Sr.  Waiver of licensing fees for accessible taxi-cabs and for-hire vehicles.IntroductionThis bill would waive the licensee fee for taxis and for-hire vehicles if the vehicles being licensed are wheelchair accessible. The current taxi license fee is $550 and the current for-hire vehicle license fee is $275.Laid Over by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 0838-2018 *Ruben Diaz, Sr.  Licensing and regulation of high-volume for-hire transportation services.IntroductionThis legislation would create a new license for providing high-volume for-hire service in the City, which would only impact for-hire services that dispatch 10,000 or more trips per day. The new license would require applicants to: (i) submit a business plan, (ii) comply with any requirement of the Taxi and Limousine Commission to assess the impact of the service on the environment, (iii) provide a description of all deductions (such as commissions and lease fees) it proposes to charge for-hire vehicle owners or drivers as well as estimates of gross hourly earnings of drivers, and (iv) provide detailed trip and revenue data. This legislation would also set a $10,000 per day penalty for operating a high-volume for-hire service without a valid TLC license to do so.Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 0838-2018 *Ruben Diaz, Sr.  Licensing and regulation of high-volume for-hire transportation services.IntroductionThis legislation would create a new license for providing high-volume for-hire service in the City, which would only impact for-hire services that dispatch 10,000 or more trips per day. The new license would require applicants to: (i) submit a business plan, (ii) comply with any requirement of the Taxi and Limousine Commission to assess the impact of the service on the environment, (iii) provide a description of all deductions (such as commissions and lease fees) it proposes to charge for-hire vehicle owners or drivers as well as estimates of gross hourly earnings of drivers, and (iv) provide detailed trip and revenue data. This legislation would also set a $10,000 per day penalty for operating a high-volume for-hire service without a valid TLC license to do so.Laid Over by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 0854-2018 *Ydanis A. Rodriguez  Establishing a maximum number of for-hire vehicles affiliated with each base.IntroductionThis bill would create a cap of 1,000 licensed for-hire vehicles that may be affiliated with each base in the City.Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 0854-2018 *Ydanis A. Rodriguez  Establishing a maximum number of for-hire vehicles affiliated with each base.IntroductionThis bill would create a cap of 1,000 licensed for-hire vehicles that may be affiliated with each base in the City.Laid Over by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 0855-2018 *Ydanis A. Rodriguez  Requiring half of all black cars to be accessible to persons with physical disabilities.IntroductionThis bill would require half of all black cars licensed by the Taxi and Limousine Commission—including those using app-based companies—to be accessible to persons with disabilities by 2025.Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 0855-2018 *Ydanis A. Rodriguez  Requiring half of all black cars to be accessible to persons with physical disabilities.IntroductionThis bill would require half of all black cars licensed by the Taxi and Limousine Commission—including those using app-based companies—to be accessible to persons with disabilities by 2025.Laid Over by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 0856-2018 *Ydanis A. Rodriguez  Siting of for-hire vehicle bases.IntroductionThis bill would require the Taxi and Limousine Commission to consider, among other things, the possible adverse effects on the quality of life, traffic congestion, sidewalk congestion, parking availability, noise, and the environment, whenever a new or relocating black car base or luxury limousine base applies for a license to operate.Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 0856-2018 *Ydanis A. Rodriguez  Siting of for-hire vehicle bases.IntroductionThis bill would require the Taxi and Limousine Commission to consider, among other things, the possible adverse effects on the quality of life, traffic congestion, sidewalk congestion, parking availability, noise, and the environment, whenever a new or relocating black car base or luxury limousine base applies for a license to operate.Laid Over by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 0890-2018 *Brad S. Lander PreconsideredEstablishing minimum payments to for-hire vehicle drivers and authorizing the establishment of minimum rates of fare.IntroductionThis bill would require the Taxi and Limousine Commission (TLC) to set minimum payments for for-hire vehicle drivers for trips dispatched by high volume for-hire services. TLC would also be required to study payments for other for-hire vehicle trips and would be authorized to set payments for those trips as well as set minimum rates of fare.Hearing on P-C Item by Comm  Action details Not available
Int 0890-2018 *Brad S. Lander  Establishing minimum payments to for-hire vehicle drivers and authorizing the establishment of minimum rates of fare.IntroductionThis bill would require the Taxi and Limousine Commission (TLC) to set minimum payments for for-hire vehicle drivers for trips dispatched by high volume for-hire services. TLC would also be required to study payments for other for-hire vehicle trips and would be authorized to set payments for those trips as well as set minimum rates of fare.P-C Item Laid Over by Comm  Action details Not available