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File #: Int 1446-2017    Version: Name: Construction Safety - Licensing for operators of certain complex cranes.
Type: Introduction Status: Enacted
Committee: Committee on Housing and Buildings
On agenda: 1/18/2017
Enactment date: 5/10/2017 Law number: 2017/080
Title: A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to licensing for operators of certain complex cranes
Sponsors: Jumaane D. Williams, Elizabeth S. Crowley, I. Daneek Miller, Helen K. Rosenthal, Deborah L. Rose, Antonio Reynoso, Stephen T. Levin, Rafael L. Espinal, Jr., Carlos Menchaca, Robert E. Cornegy, Jr., Donovan J. Richards, Margaret S. Chin, Daniel Dromm , Inez D. Barron
Council Member Sponsors: 14
Summary: This bill would require hoisting machine operators to obtain a licensing rating in order to operate particularly large cranes. The licensing rating would be obtained through satisfactory demonstration by operation, practical examination, or completion of simulator training specific to the make and model of the crane.
Attachments: 1. Legislative History Report, 2. Summary of Int. No. 1446-A, 3. Summary of Int. No. 1446, 4. Int. No. 1446 - 1/18/17, 5. January 18, 2017 - Stated Meeting Agenda with Links to Files, 6. Committee Report 1/31/17, 7. Hearing Testimony 1/31/17, 8. Hearing Transcript 1/31/17, 9. Committee Report 4/24/17, 10. Hearing Transcript 4/24/17, 11. April 25, 2017 - Stated Meeting Agenda with Links to Files, 12. Proposed Int. No. 1446-A - 4/27/17, 13. Fiscal Impact Statement, 14. Int. No. 1446-A (FINAL), 15. Mayor's Letter, 16. Hearing Transcript - Stated Meeting 4-25-17, 17. Minutes of the Stated Meeting - April 25, 2017, 18. Local Law 80
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Int. No. 1446-A

 

By Council Members Williams, Crowley, Miller, Rosenthal, Rose, Reynoso, Levin, Espinal, Menchaca, Cornegy, Richards, Chin, Dromm and Barron

 

A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to licensing for operators of certain complex cranes

 

Be it enacted by the Council as follows:

 

Section 1. Item 2 of section 28-405.2 of the administrative code of the city of New York, as amended by local law number 141 for the year 2013, is amended to read as follows:

2. Class B license: Endorsement on basic license to include the operation of any hoisting [machinery without limitation or restriction.] machinery, except that to operate hoisting machinery with a boom, including jibs and other extensions, exceeding 300 feet (91 440 mm) in length or a truck-mounted tower crane that exceeds 300 feet (91 440 mm) in height, the licensee must hold a rating, issued by the department, for the specific make and model of hoisting machine.

 

§2. Section 28-405.3.2 of the administrative code of the city of New York, as amended by local law number 141 for the year 2013, is amended to read as follows:

§ 28-405.3.2 Class B license. An applicant for a class B hoisting machine operator license shall have the following qualifications.

 

§28-405.3.2.1 Licensing Endorsement. An applicant for a class B hoisting machine operator license shall have a class A basic hoisting machine operator license, and shall have at least two years of experience prior to application under the direct and continuing supervision of a [Class] class B licensed hoisting machine operator operating the equipment for which he or she is applying for endorsement and shall satisfactorily demonstrate by operation that he or she is competent to operate a crane with a boom, including jibs and other extensions, exceeding 200 feet (60 960 mm) in length or truck-mounted tower crane exceeding 200 feet (60 960 mm) in height, or as otherwise provided in rules of the department.

 

§28-405.3.2.2 Licensing ratings. An applicant for a class B hoisting machine operator licensing rating shall have a class B hoisting machine operator license and shall satisfactorily demonstrate that he or she is competent to operate a hoisting machine with a boom, including jibs and other extensions, exceeding 300 feet (91 440 mm) in length or a truck-mounted tower crane exceeding 300 feet (91 440 mm) in height. Unless otherwise provided in rules of the department, such competence shall be demonstrated by operation, practical examination, or completion of simulator training and shall be specific to the make and model of the hoisting machine for which the rating shall be issued. In addition to holding a rating, such hoisting machine operator must complete any orientation required by the department.

 

§ 3. Section one of this local law takes effect six months after it becomes law, except that the commissioner of buildings may take such measures as are necessary for its implementation, including the promulgation of rules, before its effective date. Section two of this local law takes effect 120 days after it becomes law, except that the commissioner of buildings may take such measures as are necessary for its implementation, including the promulgation of rules, before its effective date.

 

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