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File #: Int 0218-2014    Version: * Name: Annual repair of street defects.
Type: Introduction Status: Filed (End of Session)
Committee: Committee on Transportation
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 the annual repair of street defects.
Sponsors: Darlene Mealy, Andy L. King, Chaim M. Deutsch, Mathieu Eugene, Peter A. Koo, Inez D. Barron, Fernando Cabrera , Robert E. Cornegy, Jr., Elizabeth S. Crowley, Rafael L. Espinal, Jr., Ben Kallos, Alan N. Maisel, I. Daneek Miller, Rory I. Lancman, Deborah L. Rose
Council Member Sponsors: 15

Int. No. 218

By Council Members Mealy, King, Deutsch, Eugene, Koo, Barron, Cabrera, Cornegy, Crowley, Espinal, Kallos, Maisel, Miller, Lancman and Rose

 

A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to the annual repair of street defects.

 

Be it enacted by the Council as follows:

Section 1.  Subchapter one of chapter one of title 19 of the administrative code of the city of New York is amended by adding a new section 19-156 to read as follows:

§19-156  Annual repair of streets defects.  Commencing in 2015 and annually thereafter, the department shall survey streets for street defects which shall include but not be limited to potholes, on or before March 21, and shall ensure that all such street defects discovered during such survey are repaired, corrected and/or fixed on or before May 21 of the same year.  This section shall not be construed as to limit the liability of any entities for the cost of such repair, correction and/or fixing required of such defects or from liability for any damages that result from such defects.

§2. This local law shall take effect immediately upon enactment into law.

 

 

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