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File #: Int 1241-2016    Version: Name: Diaper changing accommodations.
Type: Introduction Status: Enacted
Committee: Committee on Housing and Buildings
On agenda: 8/16/2016
Enactment date: 1/9/2018 Law number: 2018/034
Title: A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to diaper changing accommodations
Sponsors: Rafael L. Espinal, Jr., Daniel R. Garodnick, Mathieu Eugene, Andrew Cohen, Donovan J. Richards, Annabel Palma, Peter A. Koo, Karen Koslowitz, Elizabeth S. Crowley, Costa G. Constantinides, Daniel Dromm , Carlos Menchaca, Rafael Salamanca, Jr., Mark Treyger, Ben Kallos
Council Member Sponsors: 15
Summary: This bill would require that new or renovated buildings that contain places of public accommodation include diaper changing tables that are accessible to persons regardless of their gender.
Indexes: Agency Rule-making Required, Oversight
Attachments: 1. Summary of Int. No. 1241, 2. Int. No. 1241, 3. August 16, 2016 - Stated Meeting Agenda with Links to Files, 4. Committee Report 10/25/17, 5. Hearing Testimony 10/25/17, 6. Hearing Transcript 10/25/17, 7. Proposed Int. No. 1241-A - 12/12/17, 8. Committee Report 12/7/17, 9. Hearing Transcript 12/7/17, 10. December 11, 2017 - Stated Meeting Agenda with Links to Files, 11. Hearing Transcript - Stated Meeting 12-11-17, 12. Int. No. 1241-A (FINAL), 13. Fiscal Impact Statement, 14. Mayor's Letter, 15. Local Law 34, 16. Minutes of the Stated Meeting - December 11, 2017
Date Ver.Prime SponsorAction ByActionResultAction DetailsMeeting DetailsMultimedia
1/10/2018ARafael L. Espinal, Jr. City Council Recved from Mayor by Council  Action details Meeting details Not available
1/9/2018ARafael L. Espinal, Jr. Mayor Signed Into Law by Mayor  Action details Meeting details Not available
12/18/2017ARafael L. Espinal, Jr. Mayor Hearing Held by Mayor  Action details Meeting details Not available
12/11/2017ARafael L. Espinal, Jr. City Council Sent to Mayor by Council  Action details Meeting details Not available
12/11/2017ARafael L. Espinal, Jr. City Council Approved by CouncilPass Action details Meeting details Not available
12/7/2017*Rafael L. Espinal, Jr. Committee on Housing and Buildings Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Meeting details Not available
12/7/2017*Rafael L. Espinal, Jr. Committee on Housing and Buildings Amendment Proposed by Comm  Action details Meeting details Not available
12/7/2017*Rafael L. Espinal, Jr. Committee on Housing and Buildings Amended by Committee  Action details Meeting details Not available
12/7/2017ARafael L. Espinal, Jr. Committee on Housing and Buildings Approved by CommitteePass Action details Meeting details Not available
10/25/2017*Rafael L. Espinal, Jr. Committee on Housing and Buildings Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Meeting details Not available
10/25/2017*Rafael L. Espinal, Jr. Committee on Housing and Buildings Laid Over by Committee  Action details Meeting details Not available
8/16/2016*Rafael L. Espinal, Jr. City Council Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Meeting details Not available
8/16/2016*Rafael L. Espinal, Jr. City Council Introduced by Council  Action details Meeting details Not available

Int. No. 1241-A

 

By Council Members Espinal, Garodnick, Eugene, Cohen, Richards, Palma, Koo, Koslowitz, Crowley, Constantinides, Dromm, Menchaca, Salamanca, Treyger and Kallos

 

A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to diaper changing accommodations

 

Be it enacted by the Council as follows:

 

Section 1. Section BC 1109 of the New York city building code is amended by adding a new section 1109.2.4 to read as follows:

1109.2.4 Diaper changing accommodations.  In assembly group A occupancies and mercantile group M occupancies on each floor level containing a public toilet room, both male and female occupants shall have access to at least one safe, sanitary and convenient diaper changing station, deck, table or similar amenity, which shall comply with Section 603.5 (Diaper Changing Tables) of ICC A117.1.

 

§ 2. This local law takes effect 180 days after it becomes law, except that the commissioner of buildings may promulgate rules or take other actions for the implementation of this local law prior to such effective date.

 

KS/ACK/MPC

LS #2085, 2086, 6127 and 7366

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