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File #: Int 0424-2018    Version: Name: Reducing sewer system backups.
Type: Introduction Status: Enacted
Committee: Committee on Environmental Protection
On agenda: 2/14/2018
Enactment date: 3/31/2019 Law number: 2019/060
Title: A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to reducing sewer system backups
Sponsors: Costa G. Constantinides, Kalman Yeger , I. Daneek Miller, Robert F. Holden, Mark Treyger
Council Member Sponsors: 5
Summary: The local law requires the Commissioner to ensure that where a sewer segment causing a confirmed backup is identified, that segment is inspected and cleaned as necessary within 10 calendar days of the confirmation.
Indexes: Oversight
Attachments: 1. Summary of Int. No. 424-A, 2. Summary of Int. No. 424, 3. Int. No. 424, 4. February 14, 2018 - Stated Meeting Agenda, 5. Committee Report 6/25/18, 6. Hearing Testimony 6/25/18, 7. Hearing Transcript 6/25/18, 8. Proposed Int. No. 424-A - 3/1/19, 9. Committee Report 2/25/19, 10. Hearing Testimony 2/25/19, 11. Hearing Transcript 2/25/19, 12. February 28, 2019 - Stated Meeting Agenda with Links to Files, 13. Hearing Transcript - Stated Meeting 2-28-19, 14. Minutes of the Stated Meeting - February 28, 2019, 15. Int. No. 424-A (FINAL), 16. Fiscal Impact Statement, 17. Legislative Documents - Letter to the Mayor, 18. Local Law 60
Date Ver.Prime SponsorAction ByActionResultAction DetailsMeeting DetailsMultimedia
3/31/2019ACosta G. Constantinides Administration City Charter Rule Adopted  Action details Meeting details Not available
3/29/2019ACosta G. Constantinides City Council Returned Unsigned by Mayor  Action details Meeting details Not available
2/28/2019ACosta G. Constantinides City Council Sent to Mayor by Council  Action details Meeting details Not available
2/28/2019ACosta G. Constantinides City Council Approved by CouncilPass Action details Meeting details Not available
2/25/2019*Costa G. Constantinides Committee on Environmental Protection Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Meeting details Not available
2/25/2019*Costa G. Constantinides Committee on Environmental Protection Amendment Proposed by Comm  Action details Meeting details Not available
2/25/2019*Costa G. Constantinides Committee on Environmental Protection Amended by Committee  Action details Meeting details Not available
2/25/2019ACosta G. Constantinides Committee on Environmental Protection Approved by CommitteePass Action details Meeting details Not available
6/25/2018*Costa G. Constantinides Committee on Environmental Protection Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Meeting details Not available
6/25/2018*Costa G. Constantinides Committee on Environmental Protection Laid Over by Committee  Action details Meeting details Not available
2/14/2018*Costa G. Constantinides City Council Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Meeting details Not available
2/14/2018*Costa G. Constantinides City Council Introduced by Council  Action details Meeting details Not available

Int. No. 424-A

 

By Council Members Constantinides, Yeger, Miller, Holden and Treyger

 

A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to reducing sewer system backups

 

Be it enacted by the Council as follows:

 

Section 1. The administrative code of the city of New York is amended by adding a new section 24-503.1 to read as follows:

§ 24-503.1 Confirmed sewer backups. a. As used in this section, the following terms have the following meanings:

Confirmed sewer backup. The term “confirmed sewer backup” means a sewer backup complaint that, upon field investigation by the department, is confirmed to be associated with a condition in a sewer system. Such conditions may include surcharging, temporary overtaxing, blockages, or collapses.

 Sewer system. The term “sewer system” means all sewers, drains, pipes and appurtenances used to convey sewage and under the jurisdiction of the commissioner of environmental protection.

b. Where a confirmed sewer backup occurs, the commissioner shall ensure that the sewer segment causing the confirmed sewer backup is identified, inspected, and cleaned as necessary within 10 calendar days of such confirmation.

§2. This local law takes effect immediately.

 

 

SS 11/9/16/SS, MMB (2018)

LS #8935/Int 1468-2017

NEW LS # 131

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