File #: Int 1524-2017    Version: * Name: Radiator inspections in homeless shelters.
Type: Introduction Status: Committee
Committee: Committee on General Welfare
On agenda: 3/16/2017
Enactment date: Law number:
Title: A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to radiator inspections in homeless shelters
Sponsors: Rafael Salamanca, Jr., James Vacca, (by request of the Bronx Borough President)
Council Member Sponsors: 2
Summary: This bill would require the Department of Homeless Services (DHS) to inspect radiators during any inspection related to health, safety, or the physical conditions of a homeless shelter.
Attachments: 1. Summary of Int. No. 1524, 2. Int. No. 1524, 3. March 16, 2017 - Stated Meeting Agenda with Links to Files

Int. No. 1524

 

By Council Members Salamanca and Vacca (by request of the Bronx Borough President)

 

A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to radiator inspections in homeless shelters

 

Be it enacted by the Council as follows:

 

Section 1. Chapter 3 of title 21 of the administrative code of the city of New York is amended by adding a new section 21-317 to read as follows:

§ 21-317 Radiator inspections. a. Definitions. For the purposes of this section, the term “shelter” means temporary emergency housing provided to homeless adults, adult families, and families with children by the department or a provider under contract or similar agreement with the department.

b. During any inspection conducted or overseen by the department related to health, safety, or the physical conditions of a shelter, or part thereof, the department shall also inspect any radiators within such shelter.

§ 2. This local law takes effect immediately.

 

 

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LS #9848/10542

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