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File #: Int 2067-2020    Version: * Name: Collection of safety and route information regarding helicopters operating on city-owned property.
Type: Introduction Status: Laid Over in Committee
Committee: Committee on Economic Development
On agenda: 8/27/2020
Enactment date: Law number:
Title: A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to collection of safety and route information regarding helicopters operating on city-owned property
Sponsors: Paul A. Vallone, Margaret S. Chin, Ben Kallos, Stephen T. Levin, Brad S. Lander
Council Member Sponsors: 5
Summary: This bill would require the New York City Economic Development Corporation to collect certain safety and route information regarding helicopters operating on property owned by the city and submit such information to the Council upon request.
Indexes: Report Required
Attachments: 1. Summary of Int. No. 2067, 2. Int. No. 2067, 3. August 27, 2020 - Stated Meeting Agenda with Links to Files, 4. Hearing Transcript - Stated Meeting 8-27-20, 5. Minutes of the Stated Meeting - August 27, 2020, 6. Committee Report 2/17/21, 7. Hearing Testimony 2/17/21, 8. Hearing Testimony 2/17/21 (Con't), 9. Hearing Transcript 2/17/21

Int. No. 2067

 

By Council Members Vallone, Chin, Kallos, Levin and Lander

 

A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to collection of safety and route information regarding helicopters operating on city-owned property

 

Be it enacted by the Council as follows:

 

Section 1. Subchapter 2 of chapter 8 of title 22 of the administrative code of the city of New York is amended by adding a new section 22-826 to read as follows:

§ 22-826. Heliport operations. a. Definitions. For the purposes of this section, the following terms have the following meanings.

Helicopter. The term “helicopter” means a rotary-wing aircraft capable of vertical takeoff and landing. Such term shall not include military helicopters, media helicopters or helicopters used by the fire department, police department, coast guard or emergency services.

Heliport. The term “heliport” means a designated land area used for helicopter operations and any appurtenant areas, including fueling facilities, terminal buildings and maintenance and repair facilities.

b. The commissioner shall require any contracted entity operating, managing or otherwise responsible for a heliport on any property owned by the city of New York to collect the following documentation regarding each helicopter that takes off or lands at such heliport:

(1) The most recent airworthiness certificate for such helicopter in accordance with subpart H of part 21 of subchapter C of chapter I of title 14 of the code of federal regulations;

(2) The most recent aircraft registration certificate for such helicopter in accordance with subpart B of part 47 of subchapter C of chapter I of title 14 of the code of federal regulations;

(3) The most recent aircraft inspection report for such helicopter in accordance with section 91.409 of subchapter F of chapter I of title 14 of the code of federal regulations;

(4) The route taken by such helicopter prior to landing at such heliport; and

(5) The planned route of such helicopter after taking off from such heliport.

c. Beginning on January 1, 2021, the commissioner shall require any contracted entity collecting information pursuant to subdivision b of this section to make available to the council upon request any such information collected during the six months prior to such request.

§ 3. This local law takes effect immediately.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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LS 13,687/13,689

7/29/2020 10:05 AM