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File #: Int 1554-2017    Version: * Name: Requiring the NYPD and the FDNY to notify NYCHA of injuries and fatalities occurring in public housing.
Type: Introduction Status: Filed (End of Session)
Committee: Committee on Public Housing
On agenda: 4/5/2017
Enactment date: Law number:
Title: A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to requiring the police department and the fire department to notify the New York city housing authority of injuries and fatalities occurring in public housing
Sponsors: Ritchie J. Torres, James Vacca, Helen K. Rosenthal, Donovan J. Richards, Rafael Salamanca, Jr., Ydanis A. Rodriguez, Corey D. Johnson, Bill Perkins, Rory I. Lancman, Barry S. Grodenchik
Council Member Sponsors: 10
Summary: This bill would require the New York City Police Department and the New York City Fire Department to promptly notify the New York City Housing Authority (“NYCHA”) of any injury or fatality that occurs on property owned by NYCHA.
Indexes: Agency Rule-making Required, Oversight
Attachments: 1. Summary of Int. No. 1554, 2. April 5, 2017 - Stated Meeting Agenda with Links to Files, 3. Int. No. 1554
Date Ver.Prime SponsorAction ByActionResultAction DetailsMeeting DetailsMultimedia
12/31/2017*Ritchie J. Torres City Council Filed (End of Session)  Action details Meeting details Not available
4/5/2017*Ritchie J. Torres City Council Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Meeting details Not available
4/5/2017*Ritchie J. Torres City Council Introduced by Council  Action details Meeting details Not available

Int. No. 1554

 

By Council Members Torres, Vacca, Rosenthal, Richards, Salamanca, Rodriguez, Johnson, Perkins, Lancman and Grodenchik

 

A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to requiring the police department and the fire department to notify the New York city housing authority of injuries and fatalities occurring in public housing

 

Be it enacted by the Council as follows:

 

Section 1. Chapter 1 of title 14 of the administrative code of the city of New York is amended by adding a new section 14-156 to read as follows:

§ 14-156 Department to cooperate with the New York city housing authority. It shall be the duty of the department, and of its officers and members of the force, as the commissioner shall direct, to promptly notify the New York city housing authority of any injury or fatality that occurs on property owned by the New York city housing authority.

§ 2. Chapter 1 of title 15 of the administrative code of the city of New York is amended by adding a new section 15-131 to read as follows:

§ 15-131 Department to cooperate with the New York city housing authority. It shall be the duty of the department, and of its officers and members of the force, as the commissioner shall direct, to promptly notify the New York city housing authority of any injury or fatality that occurs on property owned by the New York city housing authority.

§ 3. This local law takes effect 120 days after it becomes law, except that the police commissioner and the fire commissioner may take such measures as are necessary for its implementation, including the promulgation of rules, prior to its effective date.

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