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File #: Int 1062-2013    Version: Name: Renewal of waivers issued for certain diesel-powered vehicles unable to adopt best available retrofit technology.
Type: Introduction Status: Enacted
Committee: Committee on Environmental Protection
On agenda: 6/12/2013
Enactment date: 9/4/2013 Law number: 2013/074
Title: A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to renewal of waivers issued for certain diesel-powered vehicles unable to adopt best available retrofit technology.
Sponsors: James F. Gennaro, Stephen T. Levin, Lewis A. Fidler, Brad S. Lander, Rosie Mendez, Annabel Palma, Donovan J. Richards, Vincent J. Gentile, Peter F. Vallone, Jr., Gale A. Brewer, Mathieu Eugene
Council Member Sponsors: 15
Attachments: 1. Int. No. 1062 - 6/12/13, 2. Committee Report 6/6/13, 3. Hearing Testimony 6/6/13, 4. Hearing Transcript 6/6/13, 5. Committee Report 8/21/13, 6. Hearing Transcript 8/21/13, 7. Fiscal Impact Statement, 8. Hearing Transcript - Stated Meeting 8-22-13, 9. Mayor's Letter, 10. Local Law 74
Date Ver.Prime SponsorAction ByActionResultAction DetailsMeeting DetailsMultimedia
9/9/2013AJames F. Gennaro City Council Recved from Mayor by Council  Action details Meeting details Not available
9/4/2013AJames F. Gennaro Mayor Signed Into Law by Mayor  Action details Meeting details Not available
9/4/2013AJames F. Gennaro Mayor Hearing Held by Mayor  Action details Meeting details Not available
8/22/2013AJames F. Gennaro City Council Sent to Mayor by Council  Action details Meeting details Not available
8/22/2013*James F. Gennaro City Council Approved by CouncilPass Action details Meeting details Not available
8/21/2013*James F. Gennaro Committee on Environmental Protection Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Meeting details Not available
8/21/2013*James F. Gennaro Committee on Environmental Protection Amendment Proposed by Comm  Action details Meeting details Not available
8/21/2013*James F. Gennaro Committee on Environmental Protection Amended by Committee  Action details Meeting details Not available
8/21/2013AJames F. Gennaro Committee on Environmental Protection Approved by CommitteePass Action details Meeting details Not available
6/12/2013*James F. Gennaro City Council Introduced by Council  Action details Meeting details Not available
6/12/2013*James F. Gennaro City Council Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Meeting details Not available
6/6/2013*James F. Gennaro Committee on Environmental Protection Hearing on P-C Item by Comm  Action details Meeting details Not available
6/6/2013*James F. Gennaro Committee on Environmental Protection P-C Item Laid Over by Comm  Action details Meeting details Not available
Int. No. 1062-A
By Council Members Gennaro, Levin, Fidler, Lander, Mendez, Palma, Richards, Gentile, Vallone, Brewer and Eugene
 
 
A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to renewal of waivers issued for certain diesel-powered vehicles unable to adopt best available retrofit technology.
 
 
Be it enacted by the Council as follows:
 
Section 1. Subdivision h of section 24-163.5 of title 24 of the administrative code of the city of New York is amended to read as follows:
h. The commissioner may issue a waiver for the use of the best available retrofit technology by a diesel fuel-powered motor vehicle or diesel fuel-powered nonroad vehicle where the city agency that has entered into the applicable solid waste contract or recyclable materials contract makes a written finding, which is approved, in writing, by the commissioner, that such technology is unavailable for purchase for such vehicle, in which case the contractor shall be required to use the technology for reducing the emission of pollutants that would be the next best best available retrofit technology and that is available for purchase for such vehicle. Any waiver issued pursuant to this subdivision shall expire after three years. The commissioner shall not renew any waiver issued pursuant to this subdivision after January 1, 2014.
§ 2. Subdivision e of section 24-163.6 of title 24 of the administrative code of the city of New York is amended to read as follows:
e. The commissioner may issue a waiver for the use of the best available retrofit technology by a diesel fuel-powered sight-seeing bus where the department of consumer affairs makes a written finding, which is approved, in writing, by the commissioner, that such technology is unavailable for purchase for such bus, in which case the owner or operator of such bus shall be required to use the technology for reducing the emission of pollutants that would be the next best best available retrofit technology and that is available for purchase for such bus. Any waiver issued pursuant to this subdivision shall expire after three years. The commissioner shall not renew any waiver issued pursuant to this subdivision after January 1, 2014.
§ 3. This local law shall take effect immediately.
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