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File #: Int 1440-2017    Version: * Name: Signs near diaper changing tables.
Type: Introduction Status: Filed (End of Session)
Committee: Committee on Environmental Protection
On agenda: 1/18/2017
Enactment date: Law number:
Title: A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to signs near diaper changing tables
Sponsors: Antonio Reynoso, Margaret S. Chin
Council Member Sponsors: 2
Summary: This bill would require that, where a building contains a restroom intended for public or common use, a building owner must post a sign in or near each restroom that contains a diaper changing table stating that baby wipes should not be flushed.
Indexes: Agency Rule-making Required
Attachments: 1. Summary of Int. No. 1440, 2. January 18, 2017 - Stated Meeting Agenda with Links to Files, 3. Int. No. 1440

Int. No. 1440

 

By Council Members Reynoso and Chin

 

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

 

Be it enacted by the Council as follows:

 

Section 1. Chapter 5 of title 24 of the administrative code of the city of New York is amended by adding a new section 24-518.2 to read as follows:

§ 24-518.2 Signs near diaper changing tables. The owner of a building containing space that (i) is intended for public or common use and (ii) contains a diaper changing table within a restroom shall post and maintain a sign on or near the entrance to each such restroom stating that baby wipes should not be flushed. Such sign shall be posted and maintained in a form and manner determined by the commissioner of environmental protection.

§ 2. This local law takes effect immediately.

 

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