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File #: Int 1138-2018    Version: * Name: Requiring the department of health and mental hygiene to conduct additional inspections of water tanks where harmful bacteria are found or where violations have occurred, and to post the results online.
Type: Introduction Status: Laid Over in Committee
Committee: Committee on Health
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 requiring the department of health and mental hygiene to conduct additional inspections of water tanks where harmful bacteria are found or where violations have occurred, and to post the results online
Sponsors: Alicka Ampry-Samuel , Helen K. Rosenthal
Council Member Sponsors: 2
Summary: This law would require the Department of Health and Mental Hygiene to conduct additional inspections of water tanks where harmful bacteria are found or where a violation occurred, without providing prior notice to building owners, and to post the results of those inspections online.
Attachments: 1. Summary of Int. No. 1138, 2. Int. No. 1138, 3. October 17, 2018 - Stated Meeting Agenda with Links to Files, 4. Committee Report 10/30/18, 5. Hearing Testimony 10/30/18, 6. Hearing Transcript 10/30/18, 7. Hearing Transcript 10/30/18 - Part 2
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10/30/2018*Alicka Ampry-Samuel Committee on Health Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Meeting details Not available
10/30/2018*Alicka Ampry-Samuel Committee on Health Laid Over by Committee  Action details Meeting details Not available
10/17/2018*Alicka Ampry-Samuel City Council Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Meeting details Not available
10/17/2018*Alicka Ampry-Samuel City Council Introduced by Council  Action details Meeting details Not available

Int. No. 1138

 

By Council Members Ampry-Samuel and Rosenthal

 

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 additional inspections of water tanks where harmful bacteria are found or where violations have occurred, 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. Additional inspections. 1. In addition to other inspections required by this section, the department shall conduct inspections of water tanks where harmful bacteria are found, or where violations of this section have occurred, to determine whether such water tanks comply with all provisions of the administrative code, the construction codes and the health code, and to 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 additional 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.

 

SIL

LS #7950

10/09/18