File #: Int 1320-2016    Version: Name: Nuisance Abatement Fairness Act - Requiring laboratory reports in drug-related nuisance abatement cases.
Type: Introduction Status: Enacted
Committee: Committee on Public Safety
On agenda: 10/27/2016
Enactment date: 3/18/2017 Law number: 2017/036
Title: A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to requiring laboratory reports in drug-related nuisance abatement cases
Sponsors: Corey D. Johnson, Melissa Mark-Viverito, Rafael Salamanca, Jr., Vanessa L. Gibson, Annabel Palma, Margaret S. Chin, Carlos Menchaca, Stephen T. Levin
Council Member Sponsors: 8
Summary: This bill prohibits the Law Department from filing a Nuisance Abatement action for crimes related to drugs unless they submit laboratory reports verifying the presence of drugs.
Attachments: 1. Legislative History Report, 2. Summary of Int. No. 1320-A, 3. Summary of Int. No. 1320, 4. Int. No. 1320 - 10/27/16, 5. Committee Report 11/2/16, 6. Hearing Testimony 11/2/16, 7. Hearing Transcript 11/2/16, 8. Committee Report 2/14/17, 9. Hearing Transcript 2/14/17, 10. February 15, 2017 - Stated Meeting Agenda with Links to Files, 11. Fiscal Impact Statement, 12. Int. No. 1320-A (FINAL), 13. Hearing Transcript - Stated Meeting 2-15-17, 14. Minutes of the Stated Meeting - February 15, 2017, 15. Mayor's Letter, 16. Local Law 36
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3/18/2017ACorey D. Johnson Administration City Charter Rule Adopted  Action details Meeting details Not available
2/15/2017ACorey D. Johnson City Council Sent to Mayor by Council  Action details Meeting details Not available
2/15/2017ACorey D. Johnson City Council Approved by CouncilPass Action details Meeting details Not available
2/14/2017*Corey D. Johnson Committee on Public Safety Amended by Committee  Action details Meeting details Not available
2/14/2017*Corey D. Johnson Committee on Public Safety Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Meeting details Not available
2/14/2017*Corey D. Johnson Committee on Public Safety Amendment Proposed by Comm  Action details Meeting details Not available
2/14/2017ACorey D. Johnson Committee on Public Safety Approved by CommitteePass Action details Meeting details Not available
11/2/2016*Corey D. Johnson Committee on Public Safety Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Meeting details Not available
11/2/2016*Corey D. Johnson Committee on Public Safety Laid Over by Committee  Action details Meeting details Not available
10/27/2016*Corey D. Johnson City Council Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Meeting details Not available
10/27/2016*Corey D. Johnson City Council Introduced by Council  Action details Meeting details Not available

Int. No. 1320-A

 

By Council Members Johnson, The Speaker (Council Member Mark-Viverito), Salamanca, Gibson, Palma, Chin, Menchaca and Levin

 

A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to requiring laboratory reports in drug-related nuisance abatement cases

 

Be it enacted by the Council as follows:

Section 1. Section 7-708 of the administrative code of the city of New York is amended to read as follows:

§ 7-708. Motion papers for preliminary injunction.

The corporation counsel shall show, by affidavit and such other evidence as may be submitted, that there is a cause of action for a permanent injunction abating a public nuisance within the scope of this subchapter; provided that, for an allegation of any public nuisance defined in subdivision (g) of section 7-703 for a violation of article 220 or 221 of the penal law, such other evidence shall include laboratory reports or similar objective indicia of the presence of a controlled substance or marihuana.

§ 2. This local law takes effect 60 days after it becomes law.

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