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File #: Int 0620-2018    Version: Name: Rat Mitigation Package - Requiring the cleaning of liquid generated by trash placed curbside for collection.
Type: Introduction Status: Laid Over in Committee
Committee: Committee on Sanitation and Solid Waste Management
On agenda: 3/7/2018
Enactment date: Law number:
Title: A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to requiring the cleaning of liquid generated by waste placed curbside for collection
Sponsors: Margaret S. Chin, Carlina Rivera
Council Member Sponsors: 2
Summary: This bill would give allow for a separate violation to be issued at food service establishments when there is liquid left behind after garbage collection.
Attachments: 1. Summary of Int. No. 620-A, 2. Summary of Int. No. 620, 3. Int. No. 620, 4. Committee Report 3/6/18, 5. Hearing Testimony 3/6/18, 6. Hearing Transcript 3/6/18, 7. March 7, 2018 - Stated Meeting Agenda, 8. Proposed Int. No. 620-A - 5/9/19

Proposed Int. No. 620-A

 

By Council Members Chin and Rivera

 

A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to requiring the cleaning of liquid generated by waste placed curbside for collection

 

Be it enacted by the Council as follows:                     

                     Section 1. Section 16-118 of the administrative code of the city of New York is amended by adding a new subdivision 5  to read as follows:

                     5. (a) Every owner, lessee, tenant, occupant or person in charge of any food service establishment or beverage service establishment shall properly clean any liquid found on any sidewalk, flagging or curbstone resulting from the placement of waste, as defined in subdivision f of section 16-501, for collection at or near any such location by any such person. Where collection of waste for any such establishment occurs during such an establishment’s regular hours of operation, the owner, lessee, tenant, occupant or person in charge of such establishment shall properly clean any such liquid within one hour of waste collection. Where collection of waste for any such establishment does not occur during such an establishment’s regular hours of operation, the owner, lessee, tenant, occupant or person in charge of such an establishment shall properly clean any such liquid after waste collection occurs, but before the establishment next reopens for business.                      

(b) For the purposes of this subdivision, “food service establishment” shall have the meaning ascribed to such term by section 81.03 of the health code of the city of New York or any successor provision, and “beverage service establishment” shall mean any establishment that that sells beverages for on-premises consumption that is required to be licensed pursuant to section 100 of the New York state alcoholic beverage control law.

                     § 2.  Paragraph (a) of subdivision 9 of section 16-118 of the administrative code of the city of New York, as added by local law number 75 for the year 2016, is amended to read as follows:

                     a.  not  less  than  50  and  not  more  than  250 dollars for a first violation, except that the civil penalty shall be not less than 250  and  not  more than 350 dollars for a second violation of subdivision 3, 4, 5 or  6 of this section within any 12 month period, and not less than 350  and

not  more  than  450  dollars  for  a  third  or subsequent violation of  subdivision 3, 4, 5 or 6 of this section within any 12 month period;

                     § 3. This local law takes effect 180 days after it becomes law.

 

TBD/NKA

LS 440/Int. No 377/2014

5/1/2018

3:07PM

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