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File #: Int 0754-2015    Version: * Name: Notification for pesticide application in city parks.
Type: Introduction Status: Filed (End of Session)
Committee: Committee on Parks and Recreation
On agenda: 4/16/2015
Enactment date: Law number:
Title: A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to notification for pesticide application in city parks.
Sponsors: Helen K. Rosenthal, Fernando Cabrera , Mark Levine, Annabel Palma, Andrew Cohen, Carlos Menchaca, Mark Treyger, Stephen T. Levin
Council Member Sponsors: 8
Summary: This bill would require the Parks Department (DPR) to establish a notification system by way of email or text message where park goers can register to receive advance notifications whenever an area under DPR’s jurisdiction will be sprayed with pesticides.
Attachments: 1. Summary of Int. No. 754, 2. April 16, 2015 - Stated Meeting Agenda with Links to Files, 3. Committee Report 2/12/16, 4. Hearing Testimony 2/12/16, 5. Hearing Transcript 2/12/16
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Int. No. 754

 

By Council Members Rosenthal, Cabrera, Levine, Palma, Cohen, Menchaca, Treyger and Levin

 

A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to notification for pesticide application in city parks.

 

Be it enacted by the Council as follows:

Section 1. Chapter 1 of title 18 of the administrative code of the city of New York is amended by adding a new section 18-142 to read as follows:

§18-142 Warning signs for pesticide application. The department shall develop and implement a notification service that shall allow persons to subscribe to receive a text message and/or email notice twenty-four hours prior to a planned application of pesticides to any property under the jurisdiction of the department within the community district or districts specified by such person. Such notification shall include, but need not be limited to, the specific time of the planned application, the location or address, if applicable, of the planned application, a description of the type of pesticide to be used for such planned application pursuant to subdivision a of section 17-1207 of the code and the length of time that notices of such application pursuant to subdivision b of section 17-1207 of the code shall be posted at the location of such pesticide application

§ 2. This local law shall take effect 180 days after its enactment.

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LS 2446/2014