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File #: Int 1097-2013    Version: * Name: Requiring backup power sources for fire and life safety communications systems.
Type: Introduction Status: Filed
Committee: Committee on Housing and Buildings
On agenda: 6/24/2013
Enactment date: Law number:
Title: A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to requiring backup power sources for fire and life safety communications systems.
Sponsors: Domenic M. Recchia, Jr., Margaret S. Chin, Lewis A. Fidler, Vincent J. Gentile, Letitia James, Peter A. Koo, G. Oliver Koppell, Brad S. Lander, Rosie Mendez, Donovan J. Richards, Deborah L. Rose, James G. Van Bramer, Melissa Mark-Viverito, Eric A. Ulrich
Council Member Sponsors: 14
Attachments: 1. Committee Report 6/27/13, 2. Hearing Testimony 6/27/13, 3. Hearing Transcript 6/27/13
Date Ver.Prime SponsorAction ByActionResultAction DetailsMeeting DetailsMultimedia
12/31/2013*Domenic M. Recchia, Jr. City Council Filed (End of Session)  Action details Meeting details Not available
6/27/2013*Domenic M. Recchia, Jr. Committee on Waterfronts Laid Over by Committee  Action details Meeting details Not available
6/27/2013*Domenic M. Recchia, Jr. Committee on Waterfronts Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Meeting details Not available
6/27/2013*Domenic M. Recchia, Jr. Committee on Transportation Laid Over by Committee  Action details Meeting details Not available
6/27/2013*Domenic M. Recchia, Jr. Committee on Transportation Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Meeting details Not available
6/27/2013*Domenic M. Recchia, Jr. Committee on Parks and Recreation Laid Over by Committee  Action details Meeting details Not available
6/27/2013*Domenic M. Recchia, Jr. Committee on Parks and Recreation Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Meeting details Not available
6/27/2013*Domenic M. Recchia, Jr. Committee on Environmental Protection Laid Over by Committee  Action details Meeting details Not available
6/27/2013*Domenic M. Recchia, Jr. Committee on Environmental Protection Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Meeting details Not available
6/27/2013*Domenic M. Recchia, Jr. Committee on Housing and Buildings Laid Over by Committee  Action details Meeting details Not available
6/27/2013*Domenic M. Recchia, Jr. Committee on Housing and Buildings Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Meeting details Not available
6/24/2013*Domenic M. Recchia, Jr. City Council Introduced by Council  Action details Meeting details Not available
6/24/2013*Domenic M. Recchia, Jr. City Council Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Meeting details Not available
Int. No. 1097
By Council Members Recchia, Chin, Fidler, Gentile, James, Koo, Koppell, Lander, Mendez, Richards, Rose, Van Bramer, Mark-Viverito and Ulrich
 
 
A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to requiring backup power sources for fire and life safety communications systems.
 
 
Be it enacted by the Council as follows:
Section 1.  The first paragraph of subsection 700.12(A) of section 27-3025 of the administrative code of the city of New York, as added by local law number 39 for the year 2011, is amended to read as follows:
700.12(A) Storage batteries may be used as a source of power for emergency lighting systems and shall be of suitable rating and capacity to supply and maintain the total load for a minimum period of 1½ hours, without the voltage applied to the load falling below 87½ percent of normal. Storage batteries shall be used as a source of power for emergency and life safety telecommunications systems and shall be of suitable rating and capacity to supply and maintain the total load for a minimum period of 8 hours, without the voltage applied to the load falling below 87 ½ percent of normal. Storage batteries may be used for other emergency systems only where special permission is granted for such use.
§ 2.  This local law shall take effect immediately.
 
 
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