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File #: Int 0282-2018    Version: * Name: Establishing a tracking system concerning the disposal of yellow and brown grease.
Type: Introduction Status: Committee
Committee: Committee on Sanitation and Solid Waste 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 establishing a tracking system concerning the disposal of yellow and brown grease
Sponsors: Donovan J. Richards, Antonio Reynoso, Helen K. Rosenthal, Keith Powers
Council Member Sponsors: 4
Summary: This bill would establish a tracking system concerning the disposal of yellow and brown grease.
Indexes: Agency Rule-making Required
Attachments: 1. Summary of Int. No. 282, 2. Int. No. 282, 3. January 31, 2018 - Stated Meeting Agenda

Int. No. 282

 

By Council Members Richards, Reynoso, Rosenthal and Powers

 

A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to establishing a tracking system concerning the disposal of yellow and brown grease

 

Be it enacted by the Council as follows:

Section 1.  Chapter 1 of title 16-a of the administrative code of the city of New York is amended by amending section 16-515 by amending subsection c to read as follows:

c. (i) Any person who violates subdivision b of section 16-505 of this chapter or any rule pertaining thereto shall, upon conviction thereof, be punished by a civil penalty not to exceed one thousand dollars for each such violation to be recovered in a civil action or returnable to the department of consumer affairs or other administrative tribunal of competent jurisdiction[.];

(ii) Any person that violates section 16-527 shall be liable for a civil penalty in the amount of five hundred dollars for the first violation and one thousand dollars for a second or subsequent violation to be recovered in a civil action or returnable to the department of consumer affairs or other administrative tribunal of competent jurisdiction.

§ 2. Chapter 1 of title 16-a of the administrative code of the city of New York is amended by adding a new section 16-527 to read as follows:

§16-527 Grease tracking system. a. There shall be a program for documenting and tracking the collection, transportation and disposal of yellow and brown grease utilizing an industry standard manifesting sheet.

b. In addition to any other records required by this title, every transporter of yellow or brown grease shall report to the commission quarterly and maintain for not less than two years the following:

1. The name and address of each location from which the transporter obtained the yellow or brown grease;

2. the quantity of yellow or brown grease received from each location;

3. The dates on which the yellow or brown grease was obtained from each location; and

4. the name and address of the facility where the yellow or brown grease was ultimately disposed

c. In addition to any records required by this title, a commercial establishment that has on its premises a grease interceptor shall report to the commission annually and maintain for not less than two years the name and address of the company or other entity that collects material from the grease interceptor and the dates during the immediately preceding twelve months on which the yellow or brown grease was retrieved from the commercial establishment.

§ 3. This local law shall take effect 180 days from enactment, except that the commissioner shall take such steps as are necessary for its implementation, including the promulgation of rules, prior to such effective date.

LS# 4155/Int. 1270/2016

JCH/NKA

12/4/2017