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File #: Int 1035-2015    Version: * Name: Signage in waste transfer stations.
Type: Introduction Status: Filed (End of Session)
Committee: Committee on Sanitation and Solid Waste Management
On agenda: 12/16/2015
Enactment date: Law number:
Title: A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to signage in waste transfer stations
Sponsors: Antonio Reynoso, Margaret S. Chin, Peter A. Koo, Rosie Mendez, Deborah L. Rose
Council Member Sponsors: 5
Summary: This bill would require the Department of Sanitation to maintain a website regarding federal, state and local health and safety laws relevant to solid waste transfer station employees and for there to be signage in transfer stations informing employees of such website.
Indexes: Agency Rule-making Required
Attachments: 1. Summary of Int. No. 1035, 2. December 16, 2015 - Stated Meeting Agenda with Links to Files

Int. No. 1035

 

By Council Members Reynoso, Chin, Koo, Mendez and Rose

 

A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to signage in waste transfer stations

 

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 16-131.6 to read as follows:

§ 16-131.6 Signage and posting requirements for the operation of non-putrescible solid waste transfer stations and putrescible solid waste transfer stations. a. The department shall maintain a publicly accessible website providing information on federal, state and local laws relating to the rights of workers in a putrescible solid waste transfer station or non-putrescible solid waste transfer station, including but not limited to rights regarding discrimination, health, sick leave, safety, status and wages.

b. The owner of a putrescible solid waste transfer station or non-putrescible solid waste transfer station shall post a sign, in a form developed or approved by the commissioner, describing the website required pursuant to subdivision a and providing the department’s complaint telephone number and any additional information the commissioner deems relevant. Such sign shall be posted in such station in a location of high visibility to workers at such station, such as an entrance or cafeteria.

§ 2. This local law takes effect one year after it becomes law, except that the commissioner of sanitation shall take all actions necessary for its implementation, including the promulgation of rules, prior to such effective date.

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