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File #: Int 1074-2009    Version: * Name: Installation of cigarette waste receptacles outside of all city-owned buildings.
Type: Introduction Status: Filed
Committee: Committee on Sanitation and Solid Waste Management
On agenda: 9/17/2009
Enactment date: Law number:
Title: A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to the installation of cigarette waste receptacles outside of all city-owned buildings.
Sponsors: Simcha Felder, Charles Barron, Gale A. Brewer, Leroy G. Comrie, Jr., Sara M. Gonzalez, Letitia James, G. Oliver Koppell, Michael C. Nelson, Larry B. Seabrook, David I. Weprin, Rosie Mendez
Council Member Sponsors: 11

Int. No. 1074

 

By Council Members Felder, Barron, Brewer, Comrie, Gonzalez, James, Koppell, Nelson, Seabrook, Weprin and Mendez

 

A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to the installation of cigarette waste receptacles outside of all city-owned buildings.

 

Be it enacted by the Council as follows:

 

Section 1.  Title 16 of the administrative code of the city of New York is amended by adding a new section 16-120.2 to read as follows:

§16-120.2 Cigarette waste receptacle program.  Within six months of the effective date of the local law that added this section, the department, with the assistance of the department of citywide administrative services, shall place cigarette waste receptacles at or near the entrances of all city-owned buildings, or at other appropriate locations outside of all such buildings where significant cigarette waste is generated or found.  All waste deposited in such cigarette waste receptacles shall be collected by the department or the department of citywide administrative services at least once per week, or more frequently if the commissioner or the commissioner of citywide administrative services deems such collection to be necessary.

                     § 2. This local law shall take effect immediately.

 

 

JJH 9/10/09

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