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File #: Int 1461-2019    Version: * Name: Quarterly reporting on objections to orders for the abatement or remediation of lead conditions.
Type: Introduction Status: Committee
Committee: Committee on Health
On agenda: 2/28/2019
Enactment date: Law number:
Title: A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to quarterly reporting on objections to orders for the abatement or remediation of lead conditions
Sponsors: Rafael Salamanca, Jr.
Council Member Sponsors: 1
Summary: The proposed bill would require the Department of Health and Mental Hygiene (“DOHMH”) to submit to the Mayor and the Speaker of the Council, and make publicly available on DOHMH’s website, a quarterly report of the number of objections filed by multiple dwelling owners to DOHMH lead abatement orders. The report would be required to include the number of objections filed by the New York City Housing Authority and to specify the reasons why any objections are found to have merit, including faulty testing or paint sampling, or an exemption based on the dwelling’s construction date.
Indexes: Report Required
Attachments: 1. Summary of Int. No. 1461, 2. Int. No. 1461, 3. February 28, 2019 - Stated Meeting Agenda with Links to Files

Int. No. 1461

 

By Council Member Salamanca

 

A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to quarterly reporting on objections to orders for the abatement or remediation of lead conditions

 

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 to add a new section 17-186.1 to read as follows:

§ 17-186.1 Quarterly report. a. No later than January 1, 2020, and no later than the first of the month for each calendar quarter thereafter, the department shall submit to the mayor and the speaker of the council, and make publicly available on the department’s website, a report for the immediately prior calendar quarter of the number of objections to orders issued by the department pursuant to section 173.13(d)(2) of the health code or successor rule applicable thereto, disaggregated by the number of objections filed by a housing development operated by the New York city housing authority.

b. The report required pursuant to subdivision a of this section shall include the number of objections found by the department to have merit disaggregated by the specific reasons why the objections had merit including, but not limited to:

1. Faulty paint sampling or testing by the department;

2. Inconclusive or contradicting test results; or

3. An exemption based upon the date the tested dwelling was erected.

§ 2. This local law takes effect immediately.

 

PLS

LS #9113

2/15/19