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File #: Int 1158-2018    Version: * Name: Holding information sessions and posting information online to provide guidance to building owners regarding maintenance and inspections of cooling towers.
Type: Introduction Status: Laid Over in Committee
Committee: Committee on Housing and Buildings
On agenda: 10/17/2018
Enactment date: Law number:
Title: A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to holding information sessions and posting information online to provide guidance to building owners regarding maintenance and inspections of cooling towers
Sponsors: Mark Levine, Ben Kallos, Kalman Yeger , Ruben Diaz, Sr.
Council Member Sponsors: 4
Summary: This law would require the Commissioner of Health and Mental Hygiene, in consultation with the Department of Buildings, to hold information sessions at least twice annually for building owners regarding maintenance, cleaning, and inspections of cooling towers, and to post the information online.
Attachments: 1. Summary of Int. No. 1158, 2. Int. No. 1158, 3. October 17, 2018 - Stated Meeting Agenda with Links to Files, 4. Committee Report 10/23/18, 5. Hearing Testimony 10/23/18, 6. Hearing Transcript 10/23/18

Int. No. 1158

 

By Council Members Levine, Kallos, Yeger and Diaz

 

A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to holding information sessions and posting information online to provide guidance to building owners regarding maintenance and inspections of cooling towers

 

Be it enacted by the Council as follows:

 

                     Section 1. Section 17-194.1 of the administrative code of the city of New York is amended by adding a new heading to read as follows:

                     § 17-194.1 Cooling towers; maintenance and inspection.

                     § 2. Section 17-194.1 of the administrative code of the city of New York is amended by adding a new subdivision k to read as follows:

k. Guidance for building owners. The department, in consultation with the department of buildings, shall hold information sessions, at least twice annually, for interested building owners, regarding the requirements for maintaining, cleaning, and inspecting cooling towers in accordance with this section. The information provided in such information sessions shall also be posted on the website of the department in simple and understandable terms.

                     § 3. This local law takes effect 90 days after it becomes law.

 

 

 

 

 

 

SIL

LS 7638

10/09/18