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File #: Int 1073-2016    Version: * Name: Nighttime illumination during peak avian migration periods.
Type: Introduction Status: Filed (End of Session)
Committee: Committee on Governmental Operations
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 nighttime illumination during peak avian migration periods
Sponsors: Donovan J. Richards, Andrew Cohen, Helen K. Rosenthal
Council Member Sponsors: 3
Summary: This local law mandates that, for city-owned buildings, non-essential outdoor lighting, shall be turned off between the hours of 11:00 p.m. and 6:00 a.m. during peak avian migratory periods in order to reduce or eliminate avian mortality during such periods.
Attachments: 1. Summary of Int. No. 1073, 2. February 5, 2016 - Stated Meeting Agenda with Links to Files
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12/31/2017*Donovan J. Richards City Council Filed (End of Session)  Action details Meeting details Not available
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2/5/2016*Donovan J. Richards City Council Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Meeting details Not available

Int. No. 1073

 

By Council Members Richards, Cohen and Rosenthal

 

A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to nighttime illumination during peak avian migration periods

 

Be it enacted by the Council as follows:

 

Section 1. Chapter 2 of title 4 of the administrative code, is amended to add a new section 4-209 read as follows:

§ 4-209 Limitation of nighttime illumination in city-owned buildings during peak avian migration periods. For city-owned buildings, non-essential outdoor lighting, as such term shall be defined by rule of the department of citywide services, shall be turned off between the hours of 11:00 p.m. and 6:00 a.m. from April 15 through May 31, inclusive, and from August 15 through November 15, inclusive.

§ 2. This local law takes effect immediately.

 

 

 

 

 

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