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File #: Int 0274-2018    Version: * Name: Nighttime illumination during peak avian migration periods.
Type: Introduction Status: Laid Over in Committee
Committee: Committee on Environmental Protection
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 nighttime illumination during peak avian migration periods
Sponsors: Helen K. Rosenthal, Carlina Rivera , Antonio Reynoso, Justin L. Brannan, Daniel Dromm , Margaret S. Chin, Public Advocate Jumaane Williams, (by request of the Queens Borough President)
Council Member Sponsors: 7
Summary: This local law mandates that, for city-owned buildings, non-essential outdoor lighting, shall be turned off between the hours of 11:00 p.m. and 6:00 a.m. during peak avian migratory periods in order to reduce or eliminate avian mortality during such periods.
Attachments: 1. Summary of Int. No. 274, 2. Int. No. 274, 3. January 31, 2018 - Stated Meeting Agenda, 4. Minutes of the Stated Meeting - January 31, 2018, 5. Hearing Transcript - Stated Meeting 01-31-2018, 6. Committee Report 12/1/21
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Int. No. 274

 

By Council Members Rosenthal, Rivera, Reynoso, Brannan, Dromm, Chin and the Public Advocate (Mr. Williams) (by request of the Queens Borough President)

 

A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to nighttime illumination during peak avian migration periods

 

Be it enacted by the Council as follows:

 

Section 1. Chapter 2 of title 4 of the administrative code of the city of New York is amended by adding a new section 4-211 read as follows:

§ 4-211 Limitation of nighttime illumination in city-owned buildings during peak avian migration periods. For city-owned buildings, non-essential outdoor lighting, as such term shall be defined by rule of the department of citywide services, shall be turned off between the hours of 11:00 p.m. and 6:00 a.m. from April 15 through May 31, and from August 15 through November 15, of each year.

§ 2. This local law takes effect immediately

 

 

 

 

 

SS (2015)/MMB (2018)

LS # 5178/Int. 1073-2016

NEW LS # 195

1/5/18; 5:52 p.m.