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File #: Int 0548-2005    Version: * Name: Improper disposal of recyclable material at one- and two-family dwellings.
Type: Introduction Status: Filed
Committee: Committee on Sanitation and Solid Waste Management
On agenda: 2/2/2005
Enactment date: Law number:
Title: A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to improper disposal of recyclable material at one- and two-family dwellings.
Sponsors: Vincent J. Gentile, Gale A. Brewer, Leroy G. Comrie, Jr., Erik Martin Dilan, Sara M. Gonzalez, Melinda R. Katz, G. Oliver Koppell, Miguel Martinez, Michael C. Nelson, David I. Weprin, Kendall Stewart, Letitia James, Domenic M. Recchia, Jr., Joseph P. Addabbo, Jr., Alan J. Gerson, David Yassky, James S. Oddo, Betsy Gotbaum
Council Member Sponsors: 18
Attachments: 1. Committee Report, 2. Hearing Transcript

Int. No. 548

 

By Council Members Gentile, Brewer, Comrie, Dilan, Gonzalez, Katz, Koppell, Martinez, Nelson, Weprin, Stewart, James, Recchia Jr., Addabbo, Gerson, Yassky, Oddo and The Public Advocate (Ms. Gotbaum)

 

A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to improper disposal of recyclable material at one- and two-family dwellings.

 

Be it enacted by the Council as follows:

 

Section 1.  Section 16-324 of the administrative code of the city of New York as added by local law 19 of the year 1989, is amended by adding new subdivision c to read as follows:

           c.   Not withstanding any other provision of law, for a violation of this chapter or any rule or regulation promulgated pursuant thereto, to be issued to the owner of a one-or two-family dwelling for the improper disposal of household waste, a minimum of five items of recyclable, non-recyclable or missorted recyclable material must be identified at the site by an enforcement agent to be in the incorrect receptacle.  

            § 2. This local law shall take effect immediately.

LS #2097 CJC-12-22-04