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File #: Int 1184-2016    Version: * Name: Locking playgrounds in city parks.
Type: Introduction Status: Filed (End of Session)
Committee: Committee on Parks and Recreation
On agenda: 5/25/2016
Enactment date: Law number:
Title: A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to locking playgrounds in city parks.
Sponsors: Costa G. Constantinides, Mark Levine, Rosie Mendez
Council Member Sponsors: 3
Summary: This bill would require that the gates at all exclusive children’s playgrounds under the control of the Parks Department that are enclosed by a gated fence be locked in the evening when such playground is closed to the public, or by 9:00 p.m., whichever is earlier, and be unlocked no earlier than 5:45 a.m.
Attachments: 1. Summary of Int. No. 1184, 2. May 25, 2016 - Stated Meeting Agenda with Links to Files
Date Ver.Prime SponsorAction ByActionResultAction DetailsMeeting DetailsMultimedia
12/31/2017*Costa G. Constantinides City Council Filed (End of Session)  Action details Meeting details Not available
5/25/2016*Costa G. Constantinides City Council Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Meeting details Not available
5/25/2016*Costa G. Constantinides City Council Introduced by Council  Action details Meeting details Not available

Int. No. 1184

 

By Council Members Constantinides, Levine and Mendez

 

A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to locking playgrounds in city parks.

 

Be it enacted by the Council as follows:

 

Section 1. Chapter 1 of title 18 of the administrative code of the city of New York is amended by adding a new section 18-147 to read as follows:

§ 18-147 Locking park playground gates after dark.  The gates at all exclusive childrens playgrounds under the control of the department that are enclosed by a gated fence shall be locked in the evening when such playground is closed to the public, or by 9:00 p.m., whichever is earlier, and shall be unlocked no earlier than 5:45 a.m.

§ 2. This local law takes effect immediately.

LS # 7842

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4/25/16