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File #: Int 0264-2010    Version: Name: Drinking fountains.
Type: Introduction Status: Enacted
Committee: Committee on Housing and Buildings
On agenda: 6/9/2010
Enactment date: 10/28/2010 Law number: 2010/055
Title: A Local Law to amend the New York city plumbing code, in relation to drinking fountains.
Sponsors: Mathieu Eugene, Helen D. Foster, Letitia James, Brad S. Lander, Annabel Palma, Melissa Mark-Viverito, Michael C. Nelson, Daniel R. Garodnick, Domenic M. Recchia, Jr., Maria Del Carmen Arroyo, Ydanis A. Rodriguez, James G. Van Bramer, James F. Gennaro, Jessica S. Lappin, Jumaane D. Williams, Robert Jackson, Stephen T. Levin
Council Member Sponsors: 17
Attachments: 1. Int. No. 264 - 6/9/10, 2. Committee Report 6/22/10, 3. Hearing Testimony 6/22/10 - Bomee Jung, 4. Hearing Testimony 6/22/10, 5. Hearing Transcript 6/22/10, 6. Committee Report 10/13/10, 7. Hearing Transcript 10/13/10, 8. Committee Report - Stated Meeting 10/13/10, 9. Hearing Transcript - Stated Meeting 10/13/10, 10. Fiscal Impact Statement, 11. Mayor's Letter, 12. Local Law 55
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10/28/2010AMathieu Eugene City Council Recved from Mayor by Council  Action details Meeting details Not available
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10/13/2010*Mathieu Eugene Committee on Housing and Buildings Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Meeting details Not available
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6/22/2010*Mathieu Eugene Committee on Housing and Buildings Laid Over by Committee  Action details Meeting details Not available
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Int. No. 264-A

By Council Members Eugene, Foster, James, Lander, Palma, Mark-Viverito, Nelson, Garodnick, Recchia Jr., Arroyo, Rodriguez, Van Bramer, Gennaro, Lappin, Williams, Jackson and Levin

 

A Local Law to amend the New York city plumbing code, in relation to drinking fountains.

 

Be it enacted by the Council as follows:

Section 1.  Section PC 410 of the New York city plumbing code, as added by local law number 33 for the year 2007, is amended to read as follows:

SECTION PC 410

DRINKING FOUNTAINS

410.1 Approval. Drinking fountains shall conform to ASME A112.19.1M, ASME A112.19.2M or ASME A112.19.9M, and water coolers shall conform to ARI 1010. Drinking fountains and water coolers shall conform to NSF 61, Section 9. [Where water is served in restaurants, drinking fountains shall not be required. In other occupancies, where drinking fountains are required, bottled water dispensers shall be permitted to be substituted for not more than 50 percent of the required drinking fountains.] Drinking fountains required by table 403.1 shall be equipped with both a bubbler faucet for drinking and a separate faucet designed for filling a container at least 10 inches in height. 

410.2  Required drinking fountains.  Where water is served in restaurants, drinking fountains shall not be required. In other occupancies, where drinking fountains are required, up to 50 percent of required drinking fountains conforming to Section 410.1 may be substituted by dedicated plumbing fixtures with faucets designed for filling a container at least 10 inches in height. Bottled water dispensers shall not be substituted for required drinking fountains.

[410.2]  410.3  Prohibited location.  Drinking fountains and plumbing fixtures with faucets permitted to be substituted for required drinking fountains shall not be installed in public restrooms.

                     §2.  This local law shall take effect on July 1, 2012, except that the commissioner of buildings shall take such actions as are necessary for its implementation, including the promulgation of rules, prior to such effective date.

 

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