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File #: Int 0058-2018    Version: * Name: Security services in certain multiple dwellings.
Type: Introduction Status: Committee
Committee: Committee on Housing and Buildings
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 security services in certain multiple dwellings
Sponsors: Robert E. Cornegy, Jr.
Council Member Sponsors: 1
Summary: This bill would require owners of multiple dwellings of nine or more units to provide security services overnight.
Indexes: Agency Rule-making Required
Attachments: 1. Summary of Int. No. 58, 2. Int. No. 58, 3. January 31, 2018 - Stated Meeting Agenda

Int. No. 58

By Council Member Cornegy

 

A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to security services in certain multiple dwellings

 

Be it enacted by the Council as follows:

                     Section 1. Subchapter 2 of chapter 2 of title 27 of the administrative code of the city of New York is amended by adding a new article 15 to read as follows:

Article 15

Security Services

§ 27-2056.19 Definitions.

§ 27-2056.20 Obligations of owner.

§ 27-2056.19 Definitions. As used in this article:

Security guard. The term “security guard” means an unarmed individual with a current and valid registration card issued in accordance with article 7-A of the general business law, authorizing such individual to perform security services in New York.

Security services. The term “security services” means the unarmed protection of individuals and property from harm or other unlawful activity and includes prevention deterrence, observation, detection and reporting to government agencies of unlawful activity and conditions that present a risk to the safety of residents or the public.

§ 27-2056.20 Obligations of owner. a. The owner of a multiple dwelling of nine or more dwelling units shall, between the hours of 9:00 p.m. and 7:00 a.m., ensure that there is at least one security guard within such dwelling to provide security services for such dwelling.

b. The provisions of this article shall not be applicable to the New York city housing authority.

§ 2. This local law takes effect 120 days after it becomes law, except that the commissioner of housing preservation and development may take all actions necessary for its implementation, including the promulgation of rules, prior to such effective date.

 

BJR

LS 930

Int. 1238-2016

1/3/18 12:16PM