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File #: Int 0971-2009    Version: * Name: Notice of fires caused by underground street electrical infrastructure.
Type: Introduction Status: Filed
Committee: Committee on Transportation
On agenda: 4/22/2009
Enactment date: Law number:
Title: A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to notice of fires caused by underground street electrical infrastructure.
Sponsors: Letitia James, Leroy G. Comrie, Jr., Annabel Palma, Michael C. Nelson, Peter F. Vallone, Jr., Kendall Stewart, Rosie Mendez
Council Member Sponsors: 7

Int. No. 971

 

By Council Members James, Comrie, Palma, Nelson, Vallone Jr., Stewart, Mendez and Gentile

 

A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to notice of fires caused by underground street electrical infrastructure.

 

Be it enacted by the Council as follows:

 

Section 1. Chapter one of title 15 of the administrative code of the city of New York is amended by adding a new section 15-129 to read as follows:

§15-129  Reporting underground fires caused by electrical infrastructure.  Within twenty-four hours after responding to a fire caused by underground street electrical infrastructure, the department shall notify the council member in whose district such fire occurred.  Such notification shall include, at a minimum, the date, time and location of such fire, and causation, if known.

§2. This local law shall take effect ninety days after its enactment into law.

 

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