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File #: Int 1109-2013    Version: * Name: Criminal and civil penalties for the performance of unauthorized electrical work.
Type: Introduction Status: Filed
Committee: Committee on Housing and Buildings
On agenda: 7/24/2013
Enactment date: Law number:
Title: A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York in relation to criminal and civil penalties for the performance of unauthorized electrical work.
Sponsors: Elizabeth S. Crowley, Rosie Mendez, Ydanis A. Rodriguez
Council Member Sponsors: 3
Date Ver.Prime SponsorAction ByActionResultAction DetailsMeeting DetailsMultimedia
12/31/2013*Elizabeth S. Crowley City Council Filed (End of Session)  Action details Meeting details Not available
7/24/2013*Elizabeth S. Crowley City Council Introduced by Council  Action details Meeting details Not available
7/24/2013*Elizabeth S. Crowley City Council Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Meeting details Not available
Int. No. 1109
 
By Council Members Crowley, Mendez and Rodriguez
 
 
A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York in relation to criminal and civil penalties for the performance of unauthorized electrical work.
 
 
Be it enacted by the Council as follows:
      Section 1. Subdivision c of section 27-3017 of the administrative code of the city of New York is amended to read as follows:
c. Penalty. Any person, partnership or corporation who  shall violate any of the provisions of this section shall be guilty of a misdemeanor punishable by a fine of not less than five hundred dollars nor [more than  five thousand dollars for the first offense, not less than one  thousand  dollars  nor more than five thousand dollars for the second offense, and not less than fifteen  hundred  dollars  nor  more  than  five  thousand  dollars for the third offense or any successive offense thereafter or by  six months imprisonment] more than twenty-five thousand dollars or by imprisonment of not more than one year or by both such fine and imprisonment.
§2. Item 13 of Section 28-201.2.1 of the administrative code of the city of New York is amended to read as follows:
13. A violation of any provision of chapter 4 of this title for engaging in any business or occupation without a required license or other authorization or a violation of section 27-3017 for performing electrical work without a required license.
13.1 The minimum civil penalty that shall be imposed for a violation of section 28-408.1 or section 28-410.1 of this code and the minimum fine that shall be imposed for a violation of such sections shall be two thousand five hundred dollars for the first violation and five thousand dollars for each subsequent violation.
13.2 The minimum civil penalty that shall be imposed for a violation of section 27-3017 and the minimum fine that shall be imposed for a violation of such section shall be four thousand eight hundred dollars.
§ 3. This local law shall take effect ninety days after its enactment except that the commissioner of the department of buildings shall take all actions necessary for its implementation, including the promulgation of rules, prior to such effective date.
 
 
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