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File #: Int 1419-2019    Version: * Name: Violations for standing water.
Type: Introduction Status: Committee
Committee: Committee on Health
On agenda: 2/13/2019
Enactment date: Law number:
Title: A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to violations for standing water
Sponsors: Steven Matteo, Justin L. Brannan, Robert F. Holden
Council Member Sponsors: 3
Summary: This proposed bill provides that the Department of Mental Health and Hygiene (DOHMH) must grant persons five days to cure a standing water violation, pursuant to section 151.03 of the health code. If the violation has not been cured in five days, DOHMH may then impose penalties.
Attachments: 1. Summary of Int. No. 1419, 2. Int. No. 1419, 3. February 13, 2019 - Stated Meeting Agenda with Links to Files, 4. Hearing Transcript - Stated Meeting 2-13-19

Int. No. 1419

 

By Council Members Matteo, Brannan and Holden

 

A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to violations for standing water

 

Be it enacted by the Council as follows:

 

Section 1. Chapter 1 of title 17 of the administrative code of the city of New York is amended by adding a new section 17-199.11 to read as follows:

§ 17-199.11 Standing water. When the department has issued a notice of violation and ordered a person to eliminate standing water, pursuant to section 151.03 of the health code, such person shall have five days to cure to such violation before any penalty may be imposed or injunctive relief sought to restrain such violation. The commissioner may promulgate rules as may be necessary for the purpose of carrying out this section.

§ 2. This local law takes effect immediately.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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LS # 7328

12/24/18; 2:51 p.m.