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File #: Int 0848-2012    Version: * Name: Transfer of jurisdiction over Hart Island from the department of corrections to the department of parks and recreation.
Type: Introduction Status: Filed
Committee: Committee on Fire and Criminal Justice Services
On agenda: 4/30/2012
Enactment date: Law number:
Title: A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to a transfer of jurisdiction over Hart Island from the department of corrections to the department of parks and recreation.
Sponsors: Elizabeth S. Crowley, James Vacca, Brad S. Lander, Gale A. Brewer, Daniel Dromm , Letitia James, Peter A. Koo, G. Oliver Koppell, Karen Koslowitz, Stephen T. Levin, Annabel Palma, Jumaane D. Williams, Ydanis A. Rodriguez, Melissa Mark-Viverito, Daniel J. Halloran III
Council Member Sponsors: 15
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12/31/2013*Elizabeth S. Crowley City Council Filed (End of Session)  Action details Meeting details Not available
4/30/2012*Elizabeth S. Crowley City Council Introduced by Council  Action details Meeting details Not available
4/30/2012*Elizabeth S. Crowley City Council Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Meeting details Not available
Int. No. 848
 
By Council Members Crowley, Vacca, Lander, Brewer, Dromm, James, Koo, Koppell, Koslowitz, Levin, Palma, Williams, Rodriguez, Mark-Viverito and Halloran
 
 
A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to a transfer of jurisdiction over Hart Island from the department of corrections to the department of parks and recreation.
 
 
Be it enacted by the Council as follows:
 
Section 1. Section 9-103 of the administrative code of the city of New York is REPEALED.
§2. Section 21-110 of the administrative code of the city of New York is amended to read as follows:
§21-110 Potter's field. The commissioner shall have charge of the Potter's Fields, and when the necessity therefor shall arise, shall have power to lay out additional Potter's Fields or other public burial places for the poor and strangers and from time to time enclose and extend the same to make enclosures therein and to build vaults therein, and to provide all necessary labor and for interments therein. The Potter's Field on [Hart's] Hart island, however, shall [remain] be under the control of the department of [correction] parks and recreation, and the burial of deceased paupers therein shall [continue] occur under rules and regulations established by the joint action of the departments of social services, [and] correction[,] and parks and recreation or in case of disagreement between such departments, under such regulations as may be established by the mayor.
§3. This local law shall take effect one hundred eighty days after its enactment.
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