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File #: Int 0581-2014    Version: * Name: Including 311 reports as official notice to the City of unsafe street or sidewalk conditions.
Type: Introduction Status: Filed (End of Session)
Committee: Committee on Transportation
On agenda: 12/8/2014
Enactment date: Law number:
Title: A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to including 311 reports as official notice to the City of unsafe street or sidewalk conditions.
Sponsors: Eric A. Ulrich, Fernando Cabrera , Mathieu Eugene, Peter A. Koo, Rosie Mendez, Annabel Palma, Deborah L. Rose, I. Daneek Miller
Council Member Sponsors: 8
Summary: The proposed law local would amend the Administrative Code to require that communication to 311 would constitute notice to the City for the purposes of reporting unsafe street or sidewalk conditions.
Attachments: 1. Summary of Int. No. 581
Int. No. 581
 
By Council Members Ulrich, Cabrera, Eugene, Koo, Mendez, Palma, Rose and Miller
 
 
A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to including 311 reports as official notice to the City of unsafe street or sidewalk conditions.
 
 
Be it enacted by the Council as follows:
 
      Section 1. Chapter 2 of title 7 of the administrative code of the city of new york is amended by adding a new section 7-201.1 to read as follows:
§ 7.201.1. Electronic notice. All electronically stored information stored pursuant to voice or electronic communications to the city of new york's 311 or successor system shall constitute written notice for the purposes of providing notice to the city of new york of roadway conditions.
§ 2. Subdivision d of section 19-152 of the administrative code of the city of new york is amended to read as follows:
      d. If the department has been notified in writing of the existence of a defective, unsafe, dangerous or obstructed condition of a sidewalk pursuant to subdivision (c) of section 7-201of the code, and the department determines that such condition constitutes an immediate danger to the public, it may notify the property owner that such condition constitutes an immediate danger to the public and direct such owner to repair same within ten days of the service of the notice. For purposes of this subdivision, all electronically stored information stored pursuant to voice or electronic communications to the city of new york's 311 or successor system shall constitute  written notice.
      § 3. This local law shall take effect 120 days after its enactment into law.
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LS2934 November 25, 2014