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This bill would increase the fine for unauthorized or fraudulent city-issued parking permits from $250 to $500.

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Proposed Int. No. 596-B

 

By the Public Advocate (Mr. Williams) and Council Members Rose, Chin, Kallos, Cohen, Constantinides, Holden, Ayala, Lander, Rivera and Deutsch

A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to increasing the fine for the use of unauthorized or fraudulent parking permits

 

Be it enacted by the Council as follows:

Section 1. Section 19-166 of the administrative code of the city of New York, as amended by local law number 104 for the year 1993, is amended to read as follows:

§ 19-166. Unlawful use or possession of [official cards] city-issued parking permits. a. For the purposes of this section, the term “city-issued parking permit” means a permit issued by a city agency that indicates permission to park in certain areas during certain times has been granted.

b. Any person who without permission of the commissioner of transportation or the police commissioner in accordance with section 14.183 of the administrative code:

1. Makes or engraves, or causes or procures to be made or engraved, or willingly aids or assists in making or engraving, a plate or other means of reproducing or printing the resemblance or similitude of [an official department of transportation special vehicle identification card or any other official card issued by the department of transportation] any city-issued parking permit; or

2. Has in his or her possession or custody any implements, or materials, with intent that they shall be used for the purpose of making or engraving such a plate or means of reproduction; or

3. Has in his or her possession or custody such a plate or means of reproduction with intent to use, or permit the same to be used, for the purpose of taking therefrom any impression or copy to be uttered; or

4. Has in his or her possession or custody any impression or copy taken from such a plate or means of reproduction, with intent to have the same filled up and completed for the purpose of being uttered; or

5. Makes or engraves, or causes or procures to be made or engraved, or willingly aids or assists in making or engraving, upon any plate or other means of reproduction, any figures or words with intent that the same may be used for the purpose of altering any genuine [card] city-issued parking permit hereinbefore indicated or mentioned; or

6. Has in his or her custody or possession any [of the cards hereinbefore mentioned, or] city-issued parking permit or any copy or reproduction thereof; is guilty of an offense punishable by a fine of not less than [two hundred fifty dollars] $500, or imprisonment for not more than thirty days, or both.

§ 2.  This local law takes effect in 30 days.

 

MWC/NJC

LS 2075/Int. 1840

LS 688

11/18/19 11:32PM