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Meeting Name: Committee on Transportation Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 4/29/2019 1:00 PM Minutes status: Final  
Meeting location: Council Chambers - City Hall
Jointly with the Committee on Finance and the Committee on Governmental Operations
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T2019-4194 *   Oversight – The Department of Finance’s Parking Violations Bureau.Oversight Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Not available
T2019-4194 *   Oversight – The Department of Finance’s Parking Violations Bureau.Oversight Filed, by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 0122-2018 *Brad S. Lander  Removal of motor vehicles to satisfy parking violations.IntroductionThis bill would increase the monetary threshold for the removal of motor vehicles for the purposes of satisfying parking violation judgments from $350 to $500 dollars. It would also allow motor vehicles to be removed for the purpose of satisfying parking violation judgments where there are more than five parking violations.Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 0122-2018 *Brad S. Lander  Removal of motor vehicles to satisfy parking violations.IntroductionThis bill would increase the monetary threshold for the removal of motor vehicles for the purposes of satisfying parking violation judgments from $350 to $500 dollars. It would also allow motor vehicles to be removed for the purpose of satisfying parking violation judgments where there are more than five parking violations.Laid Over by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 0168-2018 *Alan N. Maisel  Transferring the parking violations bureau from the department of finance to the office of administrative trials and hearings.IntroductionThe bill would transfer control of the Parking Violations Bureau from the Department of Finance to the Office of Administrative Trials and Hearings.Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 0168-2018 *Alan N. Maisel  Transferring the parking violations bureau from the department of finance to the office of administrative trials and hearings.IntroductionThe bill would transfer control of the Parking Violations Bureau from the Department of Finance to the Office of Administrative Trials and Hearings.Laid Over by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 0176-2018 *Alan N. Maisel  Creating an interagency task force on removing parked vehicles from public streets.IntroductionThis bill would create an interagency task force to study the City’s existing system of removing from public streets vehicles that have been abandoned or parked without license plates or proper registration. Residents have complained that such vehicles take up parking spaces in their neighborhoods and are not removed in a timely manner, if at all. The task force would collect information about the effectiveness of current practices and evaluate potential solutions to this problem in a final report.Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 0176-2018 *Alan N. Maisel  Creating an interagency task force on removing parked vehicles from public streets.IntroductionThis bill would create an interagency task force to study the City’s existing system of removing from public streets vehicles that have been abandoned or parked without license plates or proper registration. Residents have complained that such vehicles take up parking spaces in their neighborhoods and are not removed in a timely manner, if at all. The task force would collect information about the effectiveness of current practices and evaluate potential solutions to this problem in a final report.Laid Over by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 0504-2018 *Karen Koslowitz  Temporary parking restriction permits.IntroductionThis bill would require that any temporary parking restriction permits related to building construction be limited to the hours between 7 a.m. and 6 p.m., when building construction is authorized, and if an after-hours variance permit is obtained from the Department of Buildings, during the hours specified in the after-hours variance permit. The bill would also require permittees to post such temporary parking restriction at least 48 hours before it takes effect.Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 0504-2018 *Karen Koslowitz  Temporary parking restriction permits.IntroductionThis bill would require that any temporary parking restriction permits related to building construction be limited to the hours between 7 a.m. and 6 p.m., when building construction is authorized, and if an after-hours variance permit is obtained from the Department of Buildings, during the hours specified in the after-hours variance permit. The bill would also require permittees to post such temporary parking restriction at least 48 hours before it takes effect.Laid Over by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 0506-2018 *Karen Koslowitz  Limitation on parking of mobile homes and trailers on residential streets.IntroductionThis bill would make it a violation to park a mobile home or trailer in excess of three hours on a residential street. It would also make it a violation to park a mobile home or trailer on a residential street from 9pm through 5am. The bill would give the Department of Transportation, the Police Department, or any other authorized agency the power to subject to impoundment any mobile home or trailer parked in violation of this bill.Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 0506-2018 *Karen Koslowitz  Limitation on parking of mobile homes and trailers on residential streets.IntroductionThis bill would make it a violation to park a mobile home or trailer in excess of three hours on a residential street. It would also make it a violation to park a mobile home or trailer on a residential street from 9pm through 5am. The bill would give the Department of Transportation, the Police Department, or any other authorized agency the power to subject to impoundment any mobile home or trailer parked in violation of this bill.Laid Over by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 0661-2018 *Ydanis A. Rodriguez  Requiring the dept of finance to report on motor vehicles removed to satisfy an outstanding judgment for parking violations.IntroductionThis legislation require the Department of Finance to issue a biannual report on the number of motor vehicles towed because the owner owed more than $350 in outstanding parking tickets.Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 0661-2018 *Ydanis A. Rodriguez  Requiring the dept of finance to report on motor vehicles removed to satisfy an outstanding judgment for parking violations.IntroductionThis legislation require the Department of Finance to issue a biannual report on the number of motor vehicles towed because the owner owed more than $350 in outstanding parking tickets.Laid Over by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 1066-2018 *Rory I. Lancman  Granting hearing examiners discretion to reduce or waive additional penalties for parking violations.IntroductionThis bill would permit an administrative law judge adjudicating for the Parking Violations Bureau to reduce or waive, in the interest of justice, penalties for failure to respond to a notice of a violation for a parking violation (“additional penalties”).Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 1066-2018 *Rory I. Lancman  Granting hearing examiners discretion to reduce or waive additional penalties for parking violations.IntroductionThis bill would permit an administrative law judge adjudicating for the Parking Violations Bureau to reduce or waive, in the interest of justice, penalties for failure to respond to a notice of a violation for a parking violation (“additional penalties”).Laid Over by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 1141-2018 *Costa G. Constantinides  Dismissal of notices of violation and reduction of fines.IntroductionThis bill would prohibit any city agency from agreeing to reduce fines for parking violations in exchange for a waiver of the right to contest parking violations. It would also require that any dismissal of a parking violation or reduction of a fine, other than for certain technical reasons, would require a hearing on the merits of each charge and a written determination by an administrative law judge.Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 1141-2018 *Costa G. Constantinides  Dismissal of notices of violation and reduction of fines.IntroductionThis bill would prohibit any city agency from agreeing to reduce fines for parking violations in exchange for a waiver of the right to contest parking violations. It would also require that any dismissal of a parking violation or reduction of a fine, other than for certain technical reasons, would require a hearing on the merits of each charge and a written determination by an administrative law judge.Laid Over by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 1187-2018 *Mark Gjonaj   Towing vehicles that lack license plates or registration stickers.IntroductionThis bill would require that vehicles left on the street without license plates be removed by the Department of Sanitation within 72 hours, or towed by a towing company that is part of the New York Police Department (NYPD) Rotation Tow Program within 24 hours of being directed to do so by the NYPD. This bill would also require that vehicles parked without registration stickers be towed by a towing company that is part of NYPD Rotation Tow Program within 24 hours of being directed to do so by the NYPD.Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 1187-2018 *Mark Gjonaj   Towing vehicles that lack license plates or registration stickers.IntroductionThis bill would require that vehicles left on the street without license plates be removed by the Department of Sanitation within 72 hours, or towed by a towing company that is part of the New York Police Department (NYPD) Rotation Tow Program within 24 hours of being directed to do so by the NYPD. This bill would also require that vehicles parked without registration stickers be towed by a towing company that is part of NYPD Rotation Tow Program within 24 hours of being directed to do so by the NYPD.Laid Over by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 1188-2018 *Mark Gjonaj   Penalizing the removal of license plates and registration stickers from motor vehicles and increasing the penalty for leaving, abandoning, dismantling or removing components from motor vehicles.IntroductionThis bill would create a penalty for removing license plates and registration stickers from vehicles parked on public streets and in public areas. This bill would also increase the current penalties for abandoning, leaving, dismantling, or removing components from motor vehicles.Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 1188-2018 *Mark Gjonaj   Penalizing the removal of license plates and registration stickers from motor vehicles and increasing the penalty for leaving, abandoning, dismantling or removing components from motor vehicles.IntroductionThis bill would create a penalty for removing license plates and registration stickers from vehicles parked on public streets and in public areas. This bill would also increase the current penalties for abandoning, leaving, dismantling, or removing components from motor vehicles.Laid Over by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 1520-2019 *Daniel Dromm   Requiring the dept of finance to report on the parking violations bureau.IntroductionThis local law would require the Department of Finance to report on the operations of the Parking Violations Bureau, including specific information about number and types of parking violations issued, the Bureau’s efficiency of collection of parking violations penalties, the adjudication efficiency and outcomes.Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 1520-2019 *Daniel Dromm   Requiring the dept of finance to report on the parking violations bureau.IntroductionThis local law would require the Department of Finance to report on the operations of the Parking Violations Bureau, including specific information about number and types of parking violations issued, the Bureau’s efficiency of collection of parking violations penalties, the adjudication efficiency and outcomes.Laid Over by Committee  Action details Not available
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