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File #: Int 0722-2015    Version: Name: Minimum temperatures required to be maintained in dwellings.
Type: Introduction Status: Enacted
Committee: Committee on Housing and Buildings
On agenda: 3/11/2015
Enactment date: 5/30/2017 Law number: 2017/086
Title: A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to minimum temperatures required to be maintained in dwellings
Sponsors: Jumaane D. Williams, Mark Levine, Deborah L. Rose, Helen K. Rosenthal, James G. Van Bramer, Ritchie J. Torres, Costa G. Constantinides, Daniel R. Garodnick, Ben Kallos, Stephen T. Levin, Mark Treyger, Daniel Dromm , Inez D. Barron, Robert E. Cornegy, Jr., Rafael Salamanca, Jr., (by request of the Manhattan Borough President)
Council Member Sponsors: 15
Summary: During heating season, between October 1 and May 31, owners of residential buildings who are required to provide heat for their tenants must maintain certain minimum temperatures in areas of dwelling units that are used or occupied for living purposes. This bill would increase the minimum nighttime (between 10 p.m. and 6 a.m.) temperature during heating season from 55 degrees to 62 degrees, regardless of the outdoor temperature.
Attachments: 1. Legislative History Report, 2. Summary of Int. No. 722-A, 3. Summary of Int. No. 722, 4. Int. No. 722 - 3/11/15, 5. March 11, 2015 - Stated Meeting Agenda with Links to Files, 6. Committee Report 1/14/16, 7. Hearing Testimony 1/14/16, 8. Hearing Transcript 1/14/16, 9. Proposed Int. No. 722-A - 5/30/17, 10. Committee Report 5/23/17, 11. Hearing Testimony 5/23/17, 12. Hearing Transcript 5/23/17, 13. May 24, 2017 - Stated Meeting Agenda with Links to Files, 14. Fiscal Impact Statement, 15. Hearing Transcript - Stated Meeting 5-24-17, 16. Mayor's Letter, 17. Int. No. 722-A (FINAL), 18. Local Law 86, 19. Minutes of the Recessed Stated Meeting of May 10, 2017 held on May 24, 2017, 20. Minutes of the Stated Meeting - May 24, 2017, 21. Minutes of the Recessed Stated Meeting of May 24, 2017 held on June 6, 2017
Date Ver.Prime SponsorAction ByActionResultAction DetailsMeeting DetailsMultimedia
6/2/2017AJumaane D. Williams City Council Recved from Mayor by Council  Action details Meeting details Not available
5/30/2017AJumaane D. Williams Mayor Signed Into Law by Mayor  Action details Meeting details Not available
5/30/2017AJumaane D. Williams Mayor Hearing Held by Mayor  Action details Meeting details Not available
5/24/2017AJumaane D. Williams City Council Approved by CouncilPass Action details Meeting details Not available
5/23/2017*Jumaane D. Williams Committee on Housing and Buildings Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Meeting details Not available
5/23/2017*Jumaane D. Williams Committee on Housing and Buildings Amendment Proposed by Comm  Action details Meeting details Not available
5/23/2017*Jumaane D. Williams Committee on Housing and Buildings Amended by Committee  Action details Meeting details Not available
5/23/2017AJumaane D. Williams Committee on Housing and Buildings Approved by CommitteePass Action details Meeting details Not available
1/14/2016*Jumaane D. Williams Committee on Housing and Buildings Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Meeting details Not available
1/14/2016*Jumaane D. Williams Committee on Housing and Buildings Amendment Proposed by Comm  Action details Meeting details Not available
1/14/2016*Jumaane D. Williams Committee on Housing and Buildings Laid Over by Committee  Action details Meeting details Not available
3/11/2015*Jumaane D. Williams City Council Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Meeting details Not available
3/11/2015*Jumaane D. Williams City Council Introduced by Council  Action details Meeting details Not available

Int. No. 722-A

 

By Council Members Williams, Levine, Rose, Rosenthal, Van Bramer, Torres, Constantinides, Garodnick, Kallos, Levin, Treyger, Dromm, Barron, Cornegy and Salamanca (by request of the Manhattan Borough President)

 

A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to minimum temperatures required to be maintained in dwellings

 

Be it enacted by the Council as follows:

                     Section 1. Subdivision a of section 27-2029 of the administrative code of the city of New York is amended to read as follows:

                     a. During the period from October first through May thirty-first, centrally-supplied heat, in any dwelling in which such heat is required to be provided, shall be furnished so as to maintain, in every portion of such dwelling used or occupied for living purposes:

(1) between the hours of six a.m. and ten p.m., a temperature of at least sixty-eight degrees Fahrenheit whenever the outside temperature falls below fifty-five degrees; and

(2) between the hours of ten p.m. and six a.m., a temperature of at least [fifty-five] sixty-two degrees Fahrenheit [whenever the outside temperature falls below forty degrees].

                     § 2. This local law shall take effect on October 1, 2017, except that the commissioner of housing preservation and development may take any actions necessary for its implementation, including promulgation of rules, before such effective date.

 

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