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File #: Int 0572-2018    Version: * Name: Require DOT and DOB to complete a study on alternatives to plywood.
Type: Introduction Status: Committee
Committee: Committee on Housing and Buildings
On agenda: 2/14/2018
Enactment date: Law number:
Title: A Local Law in relation to a local law to require the department of transportation and department of buildings to complete a study on alternatives to plywood
Sponsors: Paul A. Vallone, Robert F. Holden
Council Member Sponsors: 2
Summary: There has been at least one incident of a pedestrian being struck and killed by plywood that came loose from a construction site. This law would require the departments of transportation and buildings to study whether there are safer alternatives to plywood that could be used on construction sites.
Indexes: Report Required
Attachments: 1. Summary of Int. No. 572, 2. Int. No. 572, 3. February 14, 2018 - Stated Meeting Agenda

Int. No. 572

 

By Council Members Vallone and Holden

 

A Local Law in relation to a local law to require the department of transportation and department of buildings to complete a study on alternatives to plywood

 

Be it enacted by the Council as follows:

Section 1. Alternatives to plywood study. a. The department of transportation and department of buildings shall jointly study issues related to plywood use in construction sites on buildings, sidewalks, curbs and roadways. The study is to include all known safety incidents involving plywood, as well as the feasibility and safety of using alternatives to plywood in such construction sites.

b. The department of transportation and department of buildings shall deliver the results of the study to the council within 120 days of the enactment of this law.

§ 2. This local law takes effect immediately.

JR/JJ

LS #8037/Int. 1289-2016

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