Statute:

Unlawful solicitation of ground transportation services at an airport

ยง 1220-b. Unlawful solicitation of ground transportation services at
an airport. 1. No person shall unlawfully solicit ground transportation
services at an airport. A person unlawfully solicits ground
transportation services at an airport, when, at an airport, such person,
without being authorized to do so by the airport operator, or without
having made a prior agreement to provide ground transportation services
to a specific patron, engages or offers to engage in any business, trade
or commercial transaction involving the rendering to another person of
any ground transportation services from such airport.

2. As used in this section, the term "ground transportation service"
shall mean a service offering transportation by any vehicle, including
taxi cab, limousine, van or bus.

3. As used in this section, the term "airport" shall mean all of the
real property forming part of any facility used for the landing and
taking off of airplanes engaged in the transportation of passengers,
including without limitation, all roadways, parking areas, pedestrian
walkways and terminal buildings forming part of such facility.

* 4. Any person who engages in the unlawful solicitation of ground
transportation services at an airport shall be guilty of a class B
misdemeanor punishable by a fine of not less than seven hundred fifty
dollars nor more than one thousand five hundred dollars, or by
imprisonment of not more than ninety days or by both such fine and
imprisonment. Notwithstanding any contrary provision of law, any charge
alleging a violation of this section shall be returnable before a court
having jurisdiction over misdemeanors.

* NB Effective until August 1, 2020

* 4. Any person who engages in the unlawful solicitation of ground
transportation services at an airport shall be guilty of a traffic
infraction punishable by a fine of not less than seven hundred fifty
dollars nor more than one thousand five hundred dollars, or by
imprisonment for not more than fifteen days or by both such fine and
imprisonment; for a conviction of a second violation, both of which were
committed within a period of eighteen months, such person shall be
punished by a fine of not less than one thousand five hundred dollars
nor more than two thousand dollars, or by imprisonment for not more than
forty-five days, or by both such fine and imprisonment; for a conviction
of a third or subsequent violation, all of which were committed within a
period of eighteen months, such person shall be punished by a fine of
not less than two thousand dollars nor more than three thousand dollars,
or by imprisonment for not more than ninety days, or by both such fine
and imprisonment.

* NB Effective August 1, 2020

VAT 1220-B 2020-04-17

Sections:

Article 23 - (1100 - 1105) OBEDIENCE TO AND EFFECT OF TRAFFIC LAWS
1100 - Provisions of title refer to vehicles upon highways; exceptions.
1101 - Required obedience to traffic laws.
1102 - Obedience to police officers and flagpersons.
1103 - Public officers and employees to obey title; exceptions.
1104 - Authorized emergency vehicles.
1105 - Traffic laws apply to persons riding animals or driving animal-drawn vehicles.
Article 24 - (1110 - 1117) TRAFFIC SIGNS, SIGNALS AND MARKINGS
Article 25 - (1120 - 1131) DRIVING ON RIGHT SIDE OF ROADWAY, OVERTAKING AND PASSING, ETC.
Article 26 - (1140 - 1146-A) RIGHT OF WAY
VTL 1144-a, the Ambrose-Searle Move Over Act
Article 27 - (1150 - 1157) PEDESTRIANS' RIGHTS AND DUTIES
Article 28 - (1160 - 1166) TURNING AND STARTING AND SIGNALS ON STOPPING AND TURNING
Article 29 - (1170 - 1176) SPECIAL STOPS REQUIRED
Article 30 - (1180 - 1182-B) SPEED RESTRICTIONS
1180 - Basic rule and maximum limits.
1180-A - Maximum speed limits.
1180-B - Owner liability for failure of operator to comply with certain posted maximum speed limits.
1181 - Minimum speed regulations.
1182 - Speed contests and races.
Article 31 - (1192 - 1199) ALCOHOL AND DRUG-RELATED OFFENSES AND PROCEDURES APPLICABLE THERETO
1192 - Operating a motor vehicle while under the influence of alcohol or drugs.
1192-A - Operating a motor vehicle after having consumed alcohol; under the age of twenty-one; per se.
1193 - Sanctions.
1194 - Arrest and testing.
1194-A - Driving after having consumed alcohol; under twenty-one; procedure.
1195 - Chemical test evidence.
1196 - Alcohol and drug rehabilitation program.
1197 - Special traffic options program for driving while intoxicated.
1198 - Installation and operation of ignition interlock devices.
1198-A - Special procedures and disposition involving alcohol and substance abuse assessment and treatment.
1199 - Driver responsibility assessment.
Article 32 - (1200 - 1204) STOPPING, STANDING, AND PARKING
Article 33 - (1210 - 1229-D) MISCELLANEOUS RULES
1212. Reckless driving.
1220-B Unlawful solicitation of ground transportation services at an airport.
1225-c. Use of mobile telephones.
1225-d. Use of portable electronic devices.
Article 34 - (1230 - 1241) OPERATION OF BICYCLES AND PLAY DEVICES
Article 34-A - (1250 - 1253) OPERATION OF MOTORCYCLES
Article 34-B - (1260 - 1265) RIDING HORSES
Article 34-C - (1270 - 1277) OPERATION OF ELECTRIC PERSONAL ASSISTIVE MOBILITY DEVICES

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