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File #: Int 0273-2018    Version: * Name: Increasing transparency around manhole fires and explosions.
Type: Introduction Status: Committee
Committee: Committee on Fire and Emergency Management
On agenda: 1/31/2018
Enactment date: Law number:
Title: A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to increasing transparency around manhole fires and explosions
Sponsors: Donovan J. Richards, Justin L. Brannan, Public Advocate Jumaane Williams
Council Member Sponsors: 3
Summary: This bill would require the Fire Department to submit an annual report to the Council on manhole fires and explosions to which they responded.
Indexes: Oversight
Attachments: 1. Summary of Int. No. 273, 2. Int. No. 273, 3. January 31, 2018 - Stated Meeting Agenda

Int. No. 273

 

By Council Members Richards, Brannan and the Public Advocate (Mr. Williams)

 

A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to increasing transparency around manhole fires and explosions

 

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 15-132 to read as follows:

§ 15-132 Reporting on manhole fires and explosions. No later than October 1 of each year, the department shall submit a report to the council on the number of manhole fire and manhole explosion complaints responded to by the department, disaggregated by council district.

                     § 2. This local law takes effect immediately. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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