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File #: Int 0114-2004    Version: Name: Increasing penalties for violating the housing maintenance code, failing to provide heat and hot water.
Type: Introduction Status: Enacted
Committee: Committee on Housing and Buildings
On agenda: 2/4/2004
Enactment date: 1/3/2005 Law number: 2005/001
Title: A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to increasing penalties for violating the housing maintenance code by failing to provide adequate heat and hot water.
Sponsors: Eva S. Moskowitz, Helen D. Foster, Gifford Miller, Michael C. Nelson, Philip Reed, Bill De Blasio, Melinda R. Katz, John C. Liu, Helen Sears, Gale A. Brewer, Tony Avella, Maria Baez, Erik Martin Dilan, Alan J. Gerson, Eric N. Gioia, Robert Jackson, Margarita Lopez, Bill Perkins, Christine C. Quinn, James Sanders, Jr., Larry B. Seabrook, Jose M. Serrano, Albert Vann, Yvette D. Clarke, Joseph P. Addabbo, Jr., Leroy G. Comrie, Jr., Lewis A. Fidler, G. Oliver Koppell, Miguel Martinez, Hiram Monserrate, Domenic M. Recchia, Jr., Diana Reyna, Joel Rivera, Vincent J. Gentile, James F. Gennaro, Letitia James, David I. Weprin, Betsy Gotbaum
Council Member Sponsors: 38
Attachments: 1. Committee Report 11/16/04, 2. Committee Report 12/14/04, 3. Fiscal Impact Statement - A, 4. Heairng Transcript - Stated Meeting 12/15/04, 5. Hearing Transcript 11/16/04, 6. Local Law, 7. Hearing Transcript 12/14/04
Date Ver.Prime SponsorAction ByActionResultAction DetailsMeeting DetailsMultimedia
1/4/2005AEva S. Moskowitz City Council Recved from Mayor by Council  Action details Meeting details Not available
1/3/2005AEva S. Moskowitz Mayor Hearing Held by Mayor  Action details Meeting details Not available
1/3/2005AEva S. Moskowitz Mayor Signed Into Law by Mayor  Action details Meeting details Not available
12/15/2004AEva S. Moskowitz City Council Sent to Mayor by Council  Action details Meeting details Not available
12/15/2004AEva S. Moskowitz City Council Approved by CouncilPass Action details Meeting details Not available
12/14/2004*Eva S. Moskowitz Committee on Housing and Buildings Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Meeting details Not available
12/14/2004*Eva S. Moskowitz Committee on Housing and Buildings Amendment Proposed by Comm  Action details Meeting details Not available
12/14/2004*Eva S. Moskowitz Committee on Housing and Buildings Amended by Committee  Action details Meeting details Not available
12/14/2004AEva S. Moskowitz Committee on Housing and Buildings Approved by CommitteePass Action details Meeting details Not available
11/16/2004*Eva S. Moskowitz Committee on Housing and Buildings Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Meeting details Not available
11/16/2004*Eva S. Moskowitz Committee on Housing and Buildings Laid Over by Committee  Action details Meeting details Not available
2/4/2004*Eva S. Moskowitz City Council Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Meeting details Not available
2/4/2004*Eva S. Moskowitz City Council Introduced by Council  Action details Meeting details Not available

Int. No. 114-A

 

By Council Members Moskowitz, Foster, The Speaker (Council Member Miller), Nelson, Reed, DeBlasio, Katz, Liu, Sears, Brewer, Avella, Baez, Dilan, Gerson, Gioia, Jackson, Lopez, Perkins, Quinn, Sanders Jr., Seabrook, Serrano, Vann, Clarke, Addabbo, Comrie, Fidler, Koppell, Martinez, Monserrate, Recchia, Reyna, Rivera, Gentile, Gennaro, James, Weprin and The Public Advocate (Ms. Gotbaum)

 

A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to increasing penalties for violating the housing maintenance code by failing to provide adequate heat and hot water.

 

Be it enacted by the Council as follows:

 

Section 1.  Paragraph one of subdivision (k) of section 27-2115 of the administrative code of the city of New York is amended to read as follows:

(k) (1) Notwithstanding any other provision of law, a person who violates section 27-2028, subdivision a of section 27-2029, section [27-2030,] 27-2031 or section 27-2032 of article eight of subchapter two of this chapter shall be subject to a civil penalty of not less than two hundred fifty nor more than five hundred dollars per day for each violation from and including the date the notice is affixed pursuant to paragraph two until the date the violation is corrected and [a] not less than five hundred nor more than one thousand dollars per day for each subsequent violation of such sections at the same dwelling or multiple dwelling during the same calendar year or, in the case of subdivision a of section 27-2029, during the same period of October first through May thirty-first.  A person who violates subdivision b of section 27-2029 of article eight of subchapter two of this chapter shall be subject to a civil penalty of twenty-five dollars per day from and including the date the notice is affixed pursuant to paragraph two until the date the violation is corrected but no less than one thousand dollars.  There shall be a presumption that the condition constituting a violation continues after the affixing of the notice.

§2.                     This local law shall take effect forty days after it shall have been enacted into law, except that the commissioner of housing preservation and development shall promulgate any rules and take all other actions necessary to implement this local law on or before the effective date of this local law.

 

 

 

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