This bill would require companies licensed by or registered with the Business Integrity Commission to track location and speed data and report that data to BIC. This bill would also require BIC to report instances of speeding or other traffic violations to the mayor or the city council.
- Laid Over in Committee
Int. No. 1082
By Council Members Salamanca, Holden and Gibson
A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to requiring global positioning systems in certain waste hauling vehicles
Be it enacted by the Council as follows:
Section 1. Chapter 1 of title 16-a of the administrative code of the city of New York is amended by adding a new section 16-527 to read as follows:
§ 16-527 Global Positioning System. a. Definitions. For the purposes of this section:
Trade waste hauling vehicle. The term “trade waste hauling vehicle” means any motor vehicle with that is owned or operated by an entity that is required to be licensed or registered by the commission pursuant to section 16-505 and that is operated in the city for collection or removal of trade waste.
b. No later than January 1, 2020, all trade waste hauling vehicles shall be equipped with a global positioning system, or similar device, that is approved by the commission and capable of transmitting to the commission the location and speed of such vehicle to which it is attached.
c. July 1, 2020, and every six months thereafter, every entity that is required to be licensed or registered by the commission pursuant to section 16-505 shall submit to the commission location and speed data of every trade waste hauling vehicle operating in the city.
d. No later than January 1, 2021, and every six months thereafter, the commission shall submit a report to the mayor and the speaker of the city council that shall include, but not be limited to, instances of speeding and other traffic violations of every trade waste hauling vehicle, disaggregated by the licensed or registered entity.
e. Any owner or operator of a trade waste hauling vehicle that violates any provision of this section shall be liable for a civil penalty of five thousand dollars per vehicle that is in violation, returnable to the office of administrative trials and hearings. Each notice of violation shall contain an order of the chair of the commission directing the respondent to correct the condition constituting the violation and to file with the commission electronically, or in such other manner as the commission shall authorize, a certification that the condition has been corrected within thirty days from the date of the order.
§ 2. This local law takes effect immediately.