With 51 City Council members and 212 elected officials in the state legislature, plenty of people are out there introducing bills regulating, well, pretty much everything.
Unearthing NYC's 'dumb' laws
For example, a proposed law pending in the City Council would require stores to get a license to sell new furniture or face fines into the thousands of dollars.
Another would classify broken mailboxes as "hazardous violations."
These are just a couple examples of what some might call "dumb" laws in the making.