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File #: Int 0358-2018    Version: Name: Requiring a color photograph of designated building janitors in buildings with multiple dwellings
Type: Introduction Status: Laid Over in 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 requiring a color photograph of designated building janitors in buildings with multiple dwellings
Sponsors: Helen K. Rosenthal, Carlina Rivera
Council Member Sponsors: 2
Summary: This bill would require that building owners of buildings that contain multiple dwellings post a color photograph of the designated building janitor in addition to the contact information they are already required to make available to all tenants.
Attachments: 1. Summary of Int. No. 358-A, 2. Summary of Int. No. 358, 3. Int. No. 358, 4. January 31, 2018 - Stated Meeting Agenda, 5. Proposed Int. No. 358-A - 10/11/18, 6. Committee Report 10/16/18, 7. Hearing Testimony 10/16/18, 8. Hearing Transcript 10/16/18
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10/16/2018*Helen K. Rosenthal Committee on Housing and Buildings Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Meeting details Not available
10/16/2018*Helen K. Rosenthal Committee on Housing and Buildings Amendment Proposed by Comm  Action details Meeting details Not available
10/16/2018*Helen K. Rosenthal Committee on Housing and Buildings Laid Over by Committee  Action details Meeting details Not available
1/31/2018*Helen K. Rosenthal City Council Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Meeting details Not available
1/31/2018*Helen K. Rosenthal City Council Introduced by Council  Action details Meeting details Not available

Proposed Int. No. 358-A

 

By Council Members Rosenthal and Rivera

 

A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to requiring a color photograph of designated building janitors in buildings with multiple dwellings

 

Be it enacted by the Council as follows:

Section 1. Subdivision c of section 27-2053 of the administrative code of the city of New York is amended to read as follows:

                     c. The owner of a multiple dwelling or his or her managing agent in control shall post and maintain in such dwelling a legible sign, conspicuously displayed, containing the janitor’s name, address (including apartment number), current color photograph, and telephone number. A new identification sign shall be posted and maintained within five days following a change of janitor. Such photograph of the janitor shall meet the following requirements:

(1) The dimensions of such photograph must be five inches by three inches;

 

(2) Such photograph must be a recent and recognizable photograph of only the individual janitor;

(3) Such photograph must be a front-facing image of only the janitor’s head and shoulders;

(4) Such image must be in focus;

 

(5) The janitor must not be wearing sunglasses or other tinted eyewear; and

 

(6) The janitor must not be wearing a hat or hood in such photograph.

 

§ 2. This local law shall take effect immediately.

 

JCH/GZ/CCF

LS# 8

LS# 3408/Int. No. 780/2015

10/10/2018 5:43pm