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File #: Int 0204-2014    Version: * Name: Increasing fines for the depositing of residential or commercial refuse into public litter baskets.
Type: Introduction Status: Filed (End of Session)
Committee: Committee on Sanitation and Solid Waste Management
On agenda: 3/26/2014
Enactment date: Law number:
Title: A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to increasing fines for the depositing of residential or commercial refuse into public litter baskets.
Sponsors: Karen Koslowitz, Costa G. Constantinides, Donovan J. Richards, Julissa Ferreras-Copeland, Vincent J. Gentile, Corey D. Johnson, Andy L. King, Eric A. Ulrich
Council Member Sponsors: 8
Summary: This bill would increase fines for depositing residential or commercial refuse into public litter baskets. It would also make a third or subsequent violation a class a misdemeanor.
Attachments: 1. Summary of Int. No. 204, 2. Committee Report 9/16/15, 3. Hearing Testimony 9/16/15, 4. Hearing Transcript 9/16/15

Int. No. 204

 

By Council Members Koslowitz, Constantinides, Richards, Ferreras-Copeland, Gentile, Johnson, King and Ulrich

 

A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to increasing fines for the depositing of residential or commercial refuse into public litter baskets.

 

Be it enacted by the Council as follows:

 

Section 1. Subdivision f of section 16-120 of the administrative code of the city of New York is amended to read as follows:

f. Any person violating the provisions of this section, except subdivision e, shall be liable for a civil penalty of not less than twenty-five nor more than one hundred dollars for the first violation, not less than one hundred dollars nor more than two hundred dollars for a second violation within any twelve-month period, and not less than two hundred dollars nor more than three hundred dollars for a third or subsequent violation with any twelve-month period. Any person violating the provisions of subdivision e of this section shall be liable for a civil penalty of [not less than one hundred dollars nor more than three hundred]  two hundred dollars for the first violation, [not less than two hundred fifty dollars nor more than three hundred fifty] five hundred dollars for a second violation within any twelve-month period, and [not less than three hundred fifty dollars nor more than four hundred] six hundred dollars for a third or subsequent violation within any twelve month period.  A third or subsequent violation shall be a class a misdemeanor.

§2. This local law shall take effect ninety days after its enactment.

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LS# 805

Int. 774/2012

3/19/14