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File #: Int 0943-2015    Version: * Name: Requiring portable fire extinguishers in all multiple dwellings.
Type: Introduction Status: Filed (End of Session)
Committee: Committee on Housing and Buildings
On agenda: 9/30/2015
Enactment date: Law number:
Title: A Local Law to amend the New York city fire code, in relation to requiring portable fire extinguishers in all multiple dwellings.
Sponsors: Ydanis A. Rodriguez, Laurie A. Cumbo, Mathieu Eugene, Vincent J. Gentile, Deborah L. Rose
Council Member Sponsors: 5
Summary: This bill would require all R-2 occupancies to install portable fire extinguishers in a common area on every floor with at least one occupied unit.
Attachments: 1. Summary of Int. No. 943, 2. September 30, 2015 - Stated Meeting Agenda with Links to Files
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12/31/2017*Ydanis A. Rodriguez City Council Filed (End of Session)  Action details Meeting details Not available
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9/30/2015*Ydanis A. Rodriguez City Council Introduced by Council  Action details Meeting details Not available

Int. No. 943

 

By Council Members Rodriguez, Cumbo, Eugene, Gentile and Rose

 

A Local Law to amend the New York city fire code, in relation to requiring portable fire extinguishers in all multiple dwellings.

 

Be it enacted by the Council as follows:

 

Section 1. Item one of section FC 906.1 of the New York city fire code, as enacted by local law number 148 for the year 2013, is amended to read as follows:

906.1 Where required. Portable fire extinguishers shall be installed in the following locations.

1. In all Group A, B, E, F, H, I, M, R-1, R-2 [adult homes and enriched housing], and S occupancies. In all R-2 occupancies, including those lawfully existing prior to the effective date of this section, portable fire extinguishers shall be installed in a common area on every floor with at least one dwelling unit.

                     § 2. This local law takes effect 120 days after it becomes law.

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LS #4253

6/8/2015