N.Y. Vehicle & Traffic Law Section 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 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.

Source: Section 1220-B — Unlawful solicitation of ground transportation services at an airport, https://www.­nysenate.­gov/legislation/laws/VAT/1220-B (updated Aug. 7, 2020; accessed Apr. 20, 2024).

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Accessed:
Apr. 20, 2024

Last modified:
Aug. 7, 2020

§ 1220-B’s source at nysenate​.gov

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