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File #: Int 0667-2015    Version: * Name: Requiring the dept of sanitation to conduct a feasibility study concerning placing sensors on public waste receptacles.
Type: Introduction Status: Filed (End of Session)
Committee: Committee on Sanitation and Solid Waste Management
On agenda: 2/12/2015
Enactment date: Law number:
Title: A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to requiring the department of sanitation to conduct a feasibility study concerning placing sensors on public waste receptacles.
Sponsors: Ydanis A. Rodriguez, Rosie Mendez
Council Member Sponsors: 2
Date Ver.Prime SponsorAction ByActionResultAction DetailsMeeting DetailsMultimedia
12/31/2017*Ydanis A. Rodriguez City Council Filed (End of Session)  Action details Meeting details Not available
2/12/2015*Ydanis A. Rodriguez City Council Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Meeting details Not available
2/12/2015*Ydanis A. Rodriguez City Council Introduced by Council  Action details Meeting details Not available
Int. No. 667
 
By Council Members Rodriguez and Mendez
 
 
A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to requiring the department of sanitation to conduct a feasibility study concerning placing sensors on public waste receptacles.
 
 
Be it enacted by the Council as follows:
Section 1.  Title 16 of the administrative code of the city of New York is amended by adding a new section 16-141 to read as follows:
§ 16-141 Feasibility study concerning placing sensors on public waste receptacles.  No later than January first, two thousand seventeen, the department shall:
a. Conduct a study of the feasibility of placing sensors on public waste receptacles to alert the department when the receptacle has been filled to capacity, which study shall include a cost-benefit analysis of placing such sensors on public waste receptacles citywide, including a calculation of the additional department employee hours and extra trucks that would be necessary to promptly empty receptacles once capacity was reached, if any, and an analysis of the expected environmental impact of using such sensors, including any environmental impacts expected to be caused by such extra trucks; and
b.  Report on the findings of such study to the mayor and council.
           § 2. This local law shall take effect immediately upon enactment.
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