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File #: Int 0502-2018    Version: * Name: Replacement of all uncovered street litter baskets.
Type: Introduction Status: Committee
Committee: Committee on Sanitation and Solid Waste Management
On agenda: 2/14/2018
Enactment date: Law number:
Title: A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to the replacement of all uncovered street litter baskets
Sponsors: Karen Koslowitz, Robert F. Holden
Council Member Sponsors: 2
Summary: This bill would require the replacement of all uncovered street litter baskets with receptacles that prevent litter from overflowing.
Attachments: 1. Summary of Int. No. 502, 2. Int. No. 502, 3. February 14, 2018 - Stated Meeting Agenda

Int. No. 502

 

By Council Members Koslowitz and Holden

 

A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to the replacement of all uncovered street litter baskets 

Be it enacted by the Council as follows:     

Section 1. Chapter 1 of title 16 of the administrative code of the city of New York is amended by adding a new section 16-132.1 to read as follows:

§ 16-132.1 Replacement of uncovered street litter baskets. Within ten years of the effective date of this section, the commissioner shall replace or require the replacement of all uncovered litter baskets, containers and receptacles placed in a publicly accessible place by the department or its authorized agent for the public disposal of litter, with baskets, containers or receptacles that are designed to prevent litter that has been placed inside from overflowing onto the public location where such basket, container or receptacle has been placed.

§ 2.  This local law shall take effect immediately. 

 

 

 

 

WCJ/NKA

LS 504/Int. No. 77/2014

1/2/2018

LS 1065