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File #: Int 0608-2018    Version: Name: Fire Safety Package - Requiring notice to close doors when escaping a fire.
Type: Introduction Status: Enacted (Mayor's Desk for Signature)
Committee: Committee on Fire and Emergency Management
On agenda: 2/15/2018
Enactment date: Law number:
Title: A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to requiring notice to close doors when escaping a fire
Sponsors: Ritchie J. Torres, Chaim M. Deutsch, Margaret S. Chin, Alicka Ampry-Samuel , Mark Levine, Robert F. Holden, Ben Kallos, Costa G. Constantinides, Carlina Rivera , I. Daneek Miller, Joseph C. Borelli, (by request of the Bronx Borough President)
Council Member Sponsors: 11
Summary: This bill requires the Fire Department of the City of New York to require owners of multiple dwelling units to post a notice that those escaping fires should close doors behind them.
Attachments: 1. Summary of Int. No. 608-A, 2. Summary of Int. No. 608, 3. Int. No. 608, 4. February 15, 2018 - Stated Meeting Agenda, 5. Committee Report 2/26/18, 6. Hearing Testimony 2/26/18, 7. Hearing Transcript 2/26/18, 8. Proposed Int. No. 608-A - 5/3/18, 9. Committee Report 5/8/18, 10. Fiscal Impact Statement, 11. Int. No. 608-A (FINAL), 12. May 9, 2018 - Stated Meeting Agenda with Links to Files
Date Ver.Prime SponsorAction ByActionResultAction DetailsMeeting DetailsMultimedia
5/29/2018ARitchie J. Torres Mayor Hearing Scheduled by Mayor  Action details Meeting details Not available
5/9/2018ARitchie J. Torres City Council Sent to Mayor by Council  Action details Meeting details Not available
5/9/2018ARitchie J. Torres City Council Approved by CouncilPass Action details Meeting details Not available
5/8/2018*Ritchie J. Torres Committee on Fire and Emergency Management Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Meeting details Not available
5/8/2018*Ritchie J. Torres Committee on Fire and Emergency Management Amendment Proposed by Comm  Action details Meeting details Not available
5/8/2018*Ritchie J. Torres Committee on Fire and Emergency Management Amended by Committee  Action details Meeting details Not available
5/8/2018ARitchie J. Torres Committee on Fire and Emergency Management Approved by CommitteePass Action details Meeting details Not available
2/26/2018*Ritchie J. Torres Committee on Housing and Buildings Laid Over by Committee  Action details Meeting details Not available
2/26/2018*Ritchie J. Torres Committee on Housing and Buildings Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Meeting details Not available
2/26/2018*Ritchie J. Torres Committee on Fire and Emergency Management Laid Over by Committee  Action details Meeting details Not available
2/26/2018*Ritchie J. Torres Committee on Fire and Emergency Management Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Meeting details Not available
2/15/2018*Ritchie J. Torres City Council Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Meeting details Not available
2/15/2018*Ritchie J. Torres City Council Introduced by Council  Action details Meeting details Not available

Int. No. 608-A

 

By Council Members Torres, Deutsch, Chin, Ampry-Samuel, Levine, Holden, Kallos, Constantinides, Rivera, Miller and Borelli (by request of the Bronx Borough President)

 

A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to requiring notice to close doors when escaping a fire

 

Be it enacted by the Council as follows:

Section 1.  Chapter 1 of title 15 of the administrative code of the city of New York is amended by adding a new section 15-135 to read as follows:  

 

                     § 15-135 Notice regarding closed doors and fires. The department shall require owners of multiple dwellings to post a notice in conspicuous locations indicating that those escaping a fire should close all doors behind them.

§ 2. This local law takes effect 120 days after it becomes law, except that the commissioner of fire may take such measures as are necessary for the implementation of this local law, including the promulgation of rules, before such date.

 

 

 

LS 5212

BC/JK

4/27/18