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File #: Int 0603-2018    Version: Name: Fire Safety Package - Requiring the fire department to meet certain standards for fire hydrant inspections and report on fire hydrant inspection results.
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 the fire department to meet certain standards for fire hydrant inspections and report on fire hydrant inspection results
Sponsors: Costa G. Constantinides, Kalman Yeger , Chaim M. Deutsch, Ben Kallos, Carlina Rivera , I. Daneek Miller
Council Member Sponsors: 6
Summary: The bill would require the Fire Department to conduct fire hydrant inspections every six months and require the Department of Environmental Protection to report on the results of such inspections.
Indexes: Report Required
Attachments: 1. Summary of Int. No. 603-A, 2. Summary of Int. No. 603, 3. Int. No. 603, 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. 603-A - 5/3/18, 9. Committee Report 5/8/18, 10. Fiscal Impact Statement, 11. Int. No. 603-A (FINAL), 12. May 9, 2018 - Stated Meeting Agenda with Links to Files
Date Ver.Prime SponsorAction ByActionResultAction DetailsMeeting DetailsMultimedia
5/29/2018ACosta G. Constantinides Mayor Hearing Held by Mayor  Action details Meeting details Not available
5/9/2018ACosta G. Constantinides City Council Sent to Mayor by Council  Action details Meeting details Not available
5/9/2018ACosta G. Constantinides City Council Approved by CouncilPass Action details Meeting details Not available
5/8/2018*Costa G. Constantinides Committee on Fire and Emergency Management Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Meeting details Not available
5/8/2018*Costa G. Constantinides Committee on Fire and Emergency Management Amendment Proposed by Comm  Action details Meeting details Not available
5/8/2018*Costa G. Constantinides Committee on Fire and Emergency Management Amended by Committee  Action details Meeting details Not available
5/8/2018ACosta G. Constantinides Committee on Fire and Emergency Management Approved by CommitteePass Action details Meeting details Not available
2/26/2018*Costa G. Constantinides Committee on Housing and Buildings Laid Over by Committee  Action details Meeting details Not available
2/26/2018*Costa G. Constantinides Committee on Housing and Buildings Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Meeting details Not available
2/26/2018*Costa G. Constantinides Committee on Fire and Emergency Management Laid Over by Committee  Action details Meeting details Not available
2/26/2018*Costa G. Constantinides Committee on Fire and Emergency Management Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Meeting details Not available
2/15/2018*Costa G. Constantinides City Council Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Meeting details Not available
2/15/2018*Costa G. Constantinides City Council Introduced by Council  Action details Meeting details Not available

Int. No. 603-A

 

By Council Members Constantinides, Yeger, Deutsch, Kallos, Rivera and Miller

 

A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to requiring the fire department to meet certain standards for fire hydrant inspections and report on fire hydrant inspection results

 

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 15-134 to read as follows:

§ 15-134 Fire hydrant inspection standards and tracking. a. The department shall inspect all fire hydrants maintained by the department of environmental protection at least twice per calendar year, the first inspection occurring by June 30 and the second inspection occurring by December 31.

b. By March 1 of each year, the department of environmental protection shall post on its website the following information:

1.  The total number of fire hydrants subject to inspection pursuant to paragraph a of this section, aggregated citywide and disaggregated by borough and council district;

2. The total number of fire hydrant inspections conducted pursuant to paragraph a of this section during the prior calendar year, aggregated citywide and disaggregated by borough and council district;

3. The total number of fire hydrants found to be inoperable through inspection during the prior calendar year; 

4. The total number of fire hydrants categorized as priority by the fire department found to be inoperable through inspection during the prior calendar year; and

5. The total number of fire hydrants categorized as priority by the fire department that were found inoperable during the inspection to be conducted by June 30 and the total number of such hydrants that were not made operable by December 31, disaggregated by borough and council district.

§ 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.

 

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