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File #: Int 0431-2004    Version: Name: Increasing civil penalties for discharging fireworks without a permit.
Type: Introduction Status: Enacted
Committee: Committee on Fire and Criminal Justice Services
On agenda: 8/12/2004
Enactment date: 7/20/2005 Law number: 2005/069
Title: A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to imposing civil penalties for discharging fireworks without a permit.
Sponsors: James S. Oddo, Andrew J. Lanza, Dennis P. Gallagher, Michael C. Nelson, Tony Avella, Michael E. McMahon, Madeline T. Provenzano, Christine C. Quinn, Philip Reed, Kendall Stewart, Yvette D. Clarke, Leroy G. Comrie, Jr., Lewis A. Fidler, Melinda R. Katz, John C. Liu, Diana Reyna, Joel Rivera, Peter F. Vallone, Jr., David I. Weprin, Robert Jackson
Council Member Sponsors: 20
Attachments: 1. Committee Report, 2. Fiscal Impact Statement, 3. Hearing Transcript - Stated Meeting 6/23/05, 4. Hearing Transcript, 5. Hearing Transcript - Stated Meeting 6/30/05, 6. Local Law
Date Ver.Prime SponsorAction ByActionResultAction DetailsMeeting DetailsMultimedia
7/21/2005AJames S. Oddo City Council Recved from Mayor by Council  Action details Meeting details Not available
7/20/2005AJames S. Oddo Mayor Signed Into Law by Mayor  Action details Meeting details Not available
7/20/2005AJames S. Oddo Mayor Hearing Held by Mayor  Action details Meeting details Not available
6/30/2005AJames S. Oddo City Council Sent to Mayor by Council  Action details Meeting details Not available
6/30/2005AJames S. Oddo City Council Approved by CouncilPass Action details Meeting details Not available
6/23/2005AJames S. Oddo City Council Laid Over by Council  Action details Meeting details Not available
6/22/2005*  Committee on Fire and Criminal Justice Services Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Meeting details Not available
6/22/2005*  Committee on Fire and Criminal Justice Services Amendment Proposed by Comm  Action details Meeting details Not available
6/22/2005*  Committee on Fire and Criminal Justice Services Amended by Committee  Action details Meeting details Not available
6/22/2005AJames S. Oddo Committee on Fire and Criminal Justice Services Approved by CommitteePass Action details Meeting details Not available
8/12/2004*  City Council Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Meeting details Not available
8/12/2004*  City Council Introduced by Council  Action details Meeting details Not available

Int. No. 431-A

 

By Council Members Oddo, Lanza, Gallagher, Nelson, Avella, McMahon,

Provenzano, Quinn, Reed, Stewart, Clarke, Comrie, Fidler, Katz, Liu, Reyna, Rivera, Vallone, Weprin and Jackson

 

A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to imposing civil penalties for discharging fireworks without a permit.

 

Be it enacted by the Council as follows:

 

Section One. Subchapter six of chapter four of title twenty-seven of the administrative code of the city of New York is amended by adding a new section 27-4047.1 to read as follows:

§27-4047.1 Civil penalty for use of fireworks without a permit.  Notwithstanding any other provision of law, and in addition to any criminal penalties that may apply, any person who violates subdivision a of section 27-4047 by using or discharging fireworks within the city without a permit shall be liable for a civil penalty of seven hundred and fifty dollars, which may be recovered in a proceeding before the environmental control board.  For the purposes of subdivision e of section 15-230 of this code, such violation shall be deemed to be hazardous.

§2. This local law shall take effect immediately after its enactment into law.

 

 

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