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File #: Int 1837-2017    Version: * Name: Drug and alcohol testing for construction workers.
Type: Introduction Status: Filed (End of Session)
Committee: Committee on Housing and Buildings
On agenda: 12/19/2017
Enactment date: Law number:
Title: A Local Law to amend the New York city building code, in relation to drug and alcohol testing for construction workers
Sponsors: Jumaane D. Williams
Council Member Sponsors: 1
Summary: This bill would require all construction or demolition sites that require a construction superintendent, site safety manager, or site safety coordinator to conduct randomized drug and alcohol screening.
Attachments: 1. Summary of Int. No. 1837, 2. Int. No. 1837, 3. December 19, 2017 - Stated Meeting Agenda with Links to Files
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12/31/2017*Jumaane D. Williams City Council Filed (End of Session)  Action details Meeting details Not available
12/19/2017*Jumaane D. Williams City Council Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Meeting details Not available
12/19/2017*Jumaane D. Williams City Council Introduced by Council  Action details Meeting details Not available

Int. No. 1837

 

By Council Member Williams

 

A Local Law to amend the New York city building code, in relation to drug and alcohol testing for construction workers

 

Be it enacted by the Council as follows:

 

Section 1. Chapter 33 of the New York City building code is amended by adding a new section 3321.3 to read as follows:

§ 3321.3 Drug and alcohol testing for construction and demolition workers. Each permit holder at a building site for which a construction superintendent, site safety manager or site safety coordinator is required shall be responsible for the following:

 

1.                     Ensuring that, annually, no less than 25 percent of construction or demolition workers engaged at such site are subject to randomized drug testing before they enter such site;

 

2.                     Ensuring that, annually, no less than 10 percent of construction or demolition workers engaged at such site are subject to randomized alcohol screening before they enter such site.

 

§ 2. This local law takes effect 120 days after it becomes law; except that the commissioner of buildings may promulgate rules or take other actions for the implementation of this local law prior to such effective date.

 

GS/MPC

LS #5303.1

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