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This bill would create a higher fine for commercial vehicles that are tractor-trailer combinations, tractors, truck trailers or semi-trailers parked overnight on a residential street. The fine for a first violation is currently $250, and for a second violation within a six-month period it is $500. This bill would create an increased fines adjudicated through OATH of $400 and $800 for the first and second offenses, respectively.

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Int. No. 1010-A

 

By Council Members Miller, Constantinides, Richards, Adams, Koslowitz, Holden, Vallone, Ampry-Samuel, Rose, Gjonaj, Salamanca, Lancman, Dromm, Koo, Barron, Diaz, Deutsch, Gibson, Maisel, Rivera, Cabrera, Van Bramer, Ayala, Kallos, Brannan, King, Chin, Moya, Grodenchik, Rosenthal, Lander, Cumbo, Levin, Borelli and Ulrich

 

A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to increasing the penalties for certain commercial vehicles parked overnight on residential streets

 

Be it enacted by the Council as follows:

 

Section 1. Subdivision c of section 19-170 of the administrative code of the city of New York, as amended by chapter 458 for the year 2010, is amended to read as follows:

c.1. Except as otherwise provided in [paragraph two] paragraphs 2 and 3 of this subdivision, a violation of this section shall be punishable by the monetary fine authorized for violation of the rules and regulations of the commissioner in paragraph [one] 1 of subdivision a of section [twenty nine hundred and three] 2903 of the [New York City Charter] charter.

2. A first violation of this section, when the commercial vehicle is a tractor-trailer combination, tractor, truck trailer or semi-trailer, shall be punishable by a monetary fine of [two hundred fifty dollars] $250. Any such subsequent violation of this section by the same owner, as defined in paragraph a of subdivision [one] 1 of section [two hundred thirty-nine] 239 of the vehicle and traffic law, within a six month period shall be punishable by a monetary fine of [five hundred dollars] $500.

3. As an alternative to any other means of enforcement of this subdivision authorized by law, a first violation of subdivision b of this section, when the commercial vehicle is a tractor-trailer combination, tractor, truck trailer or semi-trailer, shall be punishable by a civil penalty of $400. Any such subsequent violation of subdivision b of this section by the same owner, as defined in paragraph a of subdivision 1 of section 239 of the vehicle and traffic law, within a six month period shall be punishable by a civil penalty of $800. Such civil penalties shall be recoverable in a proceeding before the office of administrative trials and hearings.

§ 2. This local law takes effect 120 days after it becomes law.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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