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File #: Int 1816-2017    Version: * Name: Fossil Fuel
Type: Introduction Status: Filed (End of Session)
Committee: Committee on Contracts
On agenda: 12/19/2017
Enactment date: Law number:
Title: A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to fossil fuel.
Sponsors: Brad S. Lander
Council Member Sponsors: 1
Summary: This bill would require the director of citywide environmental purchasing to develop a plan to phase out the city’s procurement of fossil fuel, and maintain and update such plan on the city’s website. The bill will also require an annual report on the city’s progress to reduce fossil fuel procurement.
Indexes: Agency Rule-making Required, Oversight, Report Required
Attachments: 1. Summary of Int. No. 1816, 2. Int. No. 1816, 3. December 19, 2017 - Stated Meeting Agenda with Links to Files

Int. No. 1816

 

By Council Member Lander

 

A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to fossil fuel.

 

Be it enacted by the Council as follows:

 

Section 1. Chapter 3 of title 6 of the administrative code of the city of New York is amended by adding a new subchapter 8 to read as follows:

Subchapter 8: Fossil Fuel

§6-318.  Phase out of procurement of fossil fuel. 

a.  Within ninety days of the effective date of the local law that added this section, the director of citywide environmental purchasing shall develop a plan to phase out the city’s procurement of fossil fuel.  Such plan shall include a detailed schedule charting the planned reduction of the purchase of fossil fuel and increase in the purchase of alternative fuel(s) such that, by January 1, 2024, the city shall no longer purchase fossil fuel. 

b.  The director of citywide environmental purchasing shall publish such plan on the mayor’s office of contract services website.

c.  Not later than October first of each year, the director of citywide environmental purchasing shall submit to the mayor and the speaker of the city council, and publish on the mayor’s office of contract services website, a report detailing the city’s efforts during the preceding fiscal year to implement such plan.  Such report shall include the total volume and dollar value of the city’s procurement of fuel, including fossil fuels and alternative fuels, categorized by specific fuel type.

§2.  This local law shall take effect ninety days after its enactment into law, provided, however, that city agencies, officers and employees shall take such actions as are necessary for its implementation prior to such effective date.

 

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