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File #: Int 0414-2018    Version: * Name: Safety signs in elevators.
Type: Introduction Status: Laid Over in Committee
Committee: Committee on Housing and Buildings
On agenda: 2/14/2018
Enactment date: Law number:
Title: A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to safety signs in elevators
Sponsors: Margaret S. Chin, Helen K. Rosenthal
Council Member Sponsors: 2
Summary: This bill would require signs to be posted in elevators instructing passengers on correct actions in the event the elevator stops between floors.
Attachments: 1. Summary of Int. No. 414, 2. Int. No. 414, 3. February 14, 2018 - Stated Meeting Agenda, 4. Committee Report 4/11/19, 5. Hearing Testimony 4/11/19, 6. Hearing Transcript 4/11/19

Int. No. 414

 

By Council Members Chin and Rosenthal

 

A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to safety signs in elevators

 

Be it enacted by the Council as follows:

 

                     Section 1. Article 315 of title 28 of the administrative code of the city of New York is amended by adding a new section 28-315.4.2 to read as follows:

§ 28-315.4.2 Signage in elevators. The posting of emergency safety signs inside elevators in accordance with the retroactive requirements of section 3002.3.2 of the New York city building code shall be completed on or before March 31, 2019.

 

                     § 2. Section BC 3002 of the New York city building code is amended by adding a new section 3002.3.2 to read as follows:

3002.3.2 Emergency safety signs in elevators. A sign shall be posted and maintained in a conspicuous location inside each elevator instructing passengers on what to do in the event of an elevator malfunction. Such sign shall be in a form approved by the department and shall be posted in a manner established by the department. This provision shall be retroactive and shall apply to all elevators in existence on the effective date of this provision, and such elevators shall achieve compliance no later than March 31, 2019.

 

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

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LS# 3142

1/9/18