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File #: Int 0044-2018    Version: * Name: Letting of sleeping rooms.
Type: Introduction Status: Committee
Committee: Committee on Public Safety
On agenda: 1/31/2018
Enactment date: Law number:
Title: A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to the letting of sleeping rooms
Sponsors: Andrew Cohen, Helen K. Rosenthal, Barry S. Grodenchik, Donovan J. Richards, Fernando Cabrera , Laurie A. Cumbo, Diana Ayala , Deborah L. Rose, Mark Gjonaj , Mark Levine, Adrienne E. Adams, Inez D. Barron, Eric A. Ulrich, Joseph C. Borelli
Council Member Sponsors: 14
Summary: This bill would prohibit the letting of sleeping rooms by hotels for less than 12 hours.
Attachments: 1. Summary of Int. No. 44, 2. Int. No. 44, 3. January 31, 2018 - Stated Meeting Agenda

Int. No. 44

By Council Members Cohen, Rosenthal, Grodenchik, Richards, Cabrera, Cumbo, Ayala, Rose, Gjonaj, Levine, Adams, Barron, Ulrich and Borelli

 

A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to the letting of sleeping rooms

 

Be it enacted by the Council as follows:

                     Section 1. Chapter 1 of title 10 of the administrative code of the city of New York is amended by adding a new section 10-179 to read as follows:

§ 10-179 Letting out of sleeping rooms. a. No owner or operator of a hotel shall let out a sleeping room for less than 12 hours or more than twice within a 24 hour period. The terms used in this section shall have the meanings set forth in section 11-2501 of the code unless otherwise indicated.

b. Any owner or operator who violates subdivision a of this section shall be liable for a civil penalty recoverable in a proceeding before an authorized tribunal of the office of administrative trials and hearings of five hundred dollars for each offense.

c. The department of consumer affairs, as well as any other agency designated by the mayor, shall have the authority to enforce the provisions of this section.

§ 2. This local law shall take effect 120 days after it becomes law.

 

BJR/BC

LS 6285/Int. 1083-2016

LS 269

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