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File #: Int 1060-2016    Version: * Name: Identification of dog owners by sanitation agents.
Type: Introduction Status: Filed (End of Session)
Committee: Committee on Sanitation and Solid Waste Management
On agenda: 2/5/2016
Enactment date: Law number:
Title: A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to the identification of dog owners by sanitation agents
Sponsors: Fernando Cabrera
Council Member Sponsors: 1
Summary: This bill would require certain Sanitation officers to have available devices capable of scanning the microchips implanted in dogs.
Indexes: Agency Rule-making Required
Attachments: 1. Summary of Int. No. 1060, 2. February 5, 2016 - Stated Meeting Agenda with Links to Files

Int. No. 1060

 

By Council Member Cabrera

 

A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to the identification of dog owners by sanitation agents

 

Be it enacted by the Council as follows:

                     Section 1. Chapter 1 of title 16 of the administrative code of the city of New York is amended by adding a new section 16-133.1 to read as follows:

§ 16-133.1 Identification of dog owner. Any peace officer of the department of sanitation enforcing section 1310 of the public health law shall have available a device capable of reading the identification information contained in a microchip implanted in a dog.

                     § 2. This local law takes effect 120 days after it becomes law, provided that the commissioner of sanitation may take any actions necessary prior to such effective date for the implementation of this local law including, but not limited to, establishing guidelines and promulgating rules.

 

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