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File #: Int 2190-2020    Version: * Name: Providing noise inspection reports.
Type: Introduction Status: Committee
Committee: Committee on Environmental Protection
On agenda: 12/17/2020
Enactment date: Law number:
Title: A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to providing noise inspection reports
Sponsors: Keith Powers , Ben Kallos, Kalman Yeger
Council Member Sponsors: 3
Summary: This bill would require the Department of Environmental Protection and the Police Department to give a copy of the noise inspection report created after a 311 noise complaint to anyone who requests the report and provides the 311 tracking number. The person requesting the noise inspection report would not have to submit a Freedom of Information Law request to receive the report.
Attachments: 1. Summary of Int. No. 2190, 2. December 17, 2020 - Stated Meeting Agenda with Links to Files, 3. Hearing Transcript - Stated Meeting 12-17-20, 4. Minutes of the Stated Meeting - December 17, 2020

Int. No. 2190

 

By Council Members Powers, Kallos and Yeger

 

A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to providing noise inspection reports

 

Be it enacted by the Council as follows:

 

Section 1. Subchapter 2 of chapter 2 of title 24 of the administrative code of the city of New York is amended by adding a new section 24-217.2 to read as follows:

§ 24-217.2 Noise inspection reports. a. Where the department generates a noise inspection report pursuant to a complaint submitted through 311, any person may request a copy of such report by providing the 311 tracking number on a form and in a manner to be specified by the department subject to subdivision d of this section.

b. Where the police department generates a noise inspection report pursuant to a complaint submitted through 311, any person may request a copy of such report by providing the 311 tracking number to the police department on a form and in a manner to be specified by such department subject to subdivision d of this section.

c. The department or police department shall provide a copy of a report requested under this section within 14 days of receiving such a request.

d. The department or police department shall not deny or decline to act on a request under this section on the ground that it fails to take the form of a freedom of information law request made pursuant to section 87 of the public officers law.

§ 2. This local law takes effect 120 days after it becomes law.

 

 

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