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File #: Int 1678-2019    Version: * Name: Requiring the demarcation of boating and bathing areas at city beaches.
Type: Introduction Status: Committee
Committee: Committee on Parks and Recreation
On agenda: 8/14/2019
Enactment date: Law number:
Title: A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to requiring the demarcation of boating and bathing areas at city beaches
Sponsors: Mark Treyger
Council Member Sponsors: 1
Summary: This bill would require that at city beaches where both bathing and boating are permitted, the areas for each activity be conspicuously demarcated.
Attachments: 1. Summary of Int. No. 1678, 2. Int. No. 1678, 3. August 14, 2019 - Stated Meeting Agenda with Links to Files, 4. Hearing Transcript - Stated Meeting 8-14-19, 5. Minutes of the Stated Meeting - August 14, 2019

Int. No. 1678

 

By Council Member Treyger

 

A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to requiring the demarcation of boating and bathing areas at city beaches

 

Be it enacted by the Council as follows:

 

Section 1. Chapter 1 of title 18 of the administrative code of the city of New York is amended by adding a new section 18-156 to read as follows:

§ 18-156 Demarcation of boating and bathing areas. a. Definitions. For the purposes of this section, the term “boating” means the use of any boat, dinghy, kayak, canoe, jet ski or other personal watercraft upon the water.

b. At each beach under the jurisdiction of the department where there are both bathing areas, as defined in section 1-02 of title 56 of the rules of the city of New York, and areas where boating is permitted, the commissioner shall conspicuously demarcate the bathing areas and the areas where boating is permitted through the use of floating lines, buoys or signs.

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

 

 

 

 

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