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File #: Int 0906-2018    Version: * Name: Transfer of jurisdiction over Hart Island from the DOC to the dept of parks and recreation.
Type: Introduction Status: Laid Over in Committee
Committee: Committee on Parks and Recreation
On agenda: 5/9/2018
Enactment date: Law number:
Title: A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to a transfer of jurisdiction over Hart Island from the department of corrections to the department of parks and recreation
Sponsors: Ydanis A. Rodriguez, Robert F. Holden, Rory I. Lancman, Costa G. Constantinides, Adrienne E. Adams, Keith Powers
Council Member Sponsors: 6
Summary: This bill would transfer jurisdiction and control over Hart Island, the City’s public burial ground, from the Department of Corrections (DOC) to the Department of Parks and Recreation (DPR)
Attachments: 1. Summary of Int. No. 906, 2. Int. No. 906, 3. May 9, 2018 - Stated Meeting Agenda with Links to Files, 4. Committee Report 5/30/19, 5. Hearing Testimony 5/30/19, 6. Hearing Transcript 5/30/19
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5/30/2019*Ydanis A. Rodriguez Committee on Health Laid Over by Committee  Action details Meeting details Not available
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5/30/2019*Ydanis A. Rodriguez Committee on Parks and Recreation Laid Over by Committee  Action details Meeting details Not available
5/30/2019*Ydanis A. Rodriguez Committee on Parks and Recreation Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Meeting details Not available
4/23/2019*Ydanis A. Rodriguez City Council Re-referred to Committee by Council  Action details Meeting details Not available
5/9/2018*Ydanis A. Rodriguez City Council Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Meeting details Not available
5/9/2018*Ydanis A. Rodriguez City Council Introduced by Council  Action details Meeting details Not available

Int. No. 906

 

By Council Members Rodriguez, Holden, Lancman, Constantinides, Adams and Powers

 

A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to a transfer of jurisdiction over Hart Island from the department of corrections to the department of parks and recreation

 

Be it enacted by the Council as follows:

 

Section 1. Section 9-103 of the administrative code of the city of New York is REPEALED.

§2. Section 21-110 of the administrative code of the city of New York is amended to read as follows:

§21-110 Potter’s field. The commissioner shall have charge of the Potter's Fields, and when the necessity therefor shall arise, shall have power to lay out additional Potter's Fields or other public burial places for the poor and strangers and from time to time enclose and extend the same to make enclosures therein and to build vaults therein, and to provide all necessary labor and for interments therein. The Potter's Field on [Hart's] Hart island, however, shall [remain] be under the control of the department of [correction] parks and recreation, and the burial of deceased paupers therein shall [continue] occur under rules and regulations established by the joint action of the departments of social services, [and] correction[,] and parks and recreation or in case of disagreement between such departments, under such regulations as may be established by the mayor.

§3. This local law shall take effect 180 after it becomes law.

 

RCC / BM

Int. No. 134-2014

LS # 6146

4/2/2018 12:00 p.m.