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This bill would allow notices of violations issued to bicyclists for operating a bicycle without equipment required by state and local law to be canceled if the bicyclist can show that the bicycle contains the required equipment within 48 hours of the notice of violation being issued.

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Int. No. 769

By Council Member Menchaca


A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to warning notice for missing bicycle equipment

Be it enacted by the Council as follows:

Section 1.  Subchapter 3 of chapter one of title 19 of the administrative code of the city of New York is amended by adding a new section 19-176.3 to read as follows:

§ 19-176.3 Missing Bicycle Equipment. Any notices of violation issued by a city agency to a bicyclist operating a bicycle without equipment required in the vehicle and traffic law or this code shall be canceled upon the satisfactory demonstration to the agency that issued such notice of violation that such bicycle contains such equipment in good working order within forty eight hours following the issuance of such notice of violation.

      §2.  This local law takes effect 90 days following enactment into law except that all appropriate agencies shall take all necessary action, including the promulgation of rules, prior to such effective date.



LS 1071/Int. 399-2014

LS 996

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