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File #: Int 1056-2018    Version: * Name: Requiring the department of health and mental hygiene to conduct periodic inspections of water tanks and to post the results online.
Type: Introduction Status: Laid Over in Committee
Committee: Committee on Health
On agenda: 8/8/2018
Enactment date: Law number:
Title: A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to requiring the department of health and mental hygiene to conduct periodic inspections of water tanks and to post the results online
Sponsors: Costa G. Constantinides, Mark Levine, Ritchie J. Torres, Ruben Diaz, Sr., Alicka Ampry-Samuel , Diana Ayala , (by request of the Bronx Borough President)
Council Member Sponsors: 6
Summary: This bill would require the Department of Health and Mental Hygiene to conduct periodic inspections of water tanks, without providing prior notice to building owners, and to post the results of those inspections online.
Attachments: 1. Summary of Int. No. 1056, 2. Int. No. 1056, 3. Committee Report 10/30/18, 4. Hearing Testimony 10/30/18, 5. Hearing Transcript 10/30/18, 6. Hearing Transcript 10/30/18 - Part 2, 7. August 8, 2018 - Stated Meeting Agenda with Links to Files
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10/30/2018*Costa G. Constantinides Committee on Health Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Meeting details Not available
10/30/2018*Costa G. Constantinides Committee on Health Laid Over by Committee  Action details Meeting details Not available
8/8/2018*Costa G. Constantinides City Council Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Meeting details Not available
8/8/2018*Costa G. Constantinides City Council Introduced by Council  Action details Meeting details Not available

Int. No. 1056

 

By Council Members Constantinides, Levine, Torres, Diaz, Ampry-Samuel and Ayala (by request of the Bronx Borough President)

 

A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to requiring the department of health and mental hygiene to conduct periodic inspections of water tanks and to post the results online

 

Be it enacted by the Council as follows:

 

Section 1. Section 17-194 of the administrative code of the city of New York is amended by adding a new subdivision g to read as follows:

g. Periodic inspections. 1. In addition to other inspections required by this section, the department shall conduct periodic inspections of water tanks. Such inspections shall ensure that such water tanks comply with all provisions of the administrative code of the city of New York, the construction codes of the city of New York and the health code of the city of New York, and shall audit for accuracy the annual inspection report required under subdivision b of this section. The department shall conduct such inspections without prior notice to the building’s owner.

2.  The department shall post the results of the periodic inspections required by paragraph 1 of this subdivision on its website and the web portal within 35 days of conducting such periodic inspections.

§ 2. This local law takes effect 60 days after it becomes law, except that the department of health and mental hygiene shall take such measures as are necessary for the implementation of this local law, including the promulgation of rules, before such date.

 

 

 

 

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