File #: Int 2460-2021    Version: Name: Enforcement of environmental remediation plans and rules of the office of environmental remediation.
Type: Introduction Status: Enacted
Committee: Committee on Environmental Protection
On agenda: 11/23/2021
Enactment date: 1/9/2022 Law number: 2022/028
Title: A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to enforcement of environmental remediation plans and rules of the office of environmental remediation
Sponsors: James F. Gennaro, Ben Kallos
Council Member Sponsors: 2
Summary: This bill would authorize the New York City Mayor’s Office of Environmental Remediation (OER) authority to issue civil penalties against parties who violate an OER Site Management Plan or another OER program requirement. The director of OER would also be able to designate other city agencies to issue relevant administrative summonses and notices of violation to enforce the provisions of this bill.
Attachments: 1. Summary of Int. No. 2460-A, 2. Summary of Int. No. 2460, 3. Int. No. 2460, 4. November 23, 2021 - Stated Meeting Agenda with Links to Files, 5. Hearing Transcript - Stated Meeting 11-23-21, 6. Committee Report 12/1/21, 7. Hearing Testimony 12/1/21, 8. Hearing Transcript 12/1/21, 9. Proposed Int. No. 2460- - 12/5/21, 10. Committee Report 12/8/21, 11. Committee Report - Stated Meeting, 12. December 9, 2021 - Stated Meeting Agenda, 13. Int. No. 2460-A (FINAL), 14. Fiscal Impact Statement, 15. Hearing Transcript - Stated Meeting 12-9-21
Date Ver.Prime SponsorAction ByActionResultAction DetailsMeeting DetailsMultimedia
1/10/2022AJames F. Gennaro City Council Returned Unsigned by Mayor  Action details Meeting details Not available
1/9/2022AJames F. Gennaro Administration City Charter Rule Adopted  Action details Meeting details Not available
12/9/2021AJames F. Gennaro City Council Sent to Mayor by Council  Action details Meeting details Not available
12/9/2021AJames F. Gennaro City Council Approved by CouncilPass Action details Meeting details Not available
12/8/2021*James F. Gennaro Committee on Environmental Protection Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Meeting details Not available
12/8/2021*James F. Gennaro Committee on Environmental Protection Amendment Proposed by Comm  Action details Meeting details Not available
12/8/2021*James F. Gennaro Committee on Environmental Protection Amended by Committee  Action details Meeting details Not available
12/8/2021AJames F. Gennaro Committee on Environmental Protection Approved by CommitteePass Action details Meeting details Not available
12/1/2021*James F. Gennaro Committee on Environmental Protection Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Meeting details Not available
12/1/2021*James F. Gennaro Committee on Environmental Protection Laid Over by Committee  Action details Meeting details Not available
11/23/2021*James F. Gennaro City Council Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Meeting details Not available
11/23/2021*James F. Gennaro City Council Introduced by Council  Action details Meeting details Not available

Int. No. 2460-A

 

By Council Members Gennaro and Kallos

 

A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to enforcement of environmental remediation plans and rules of the office of environmental remediation

 

Be it enacted by the Council as follows:

Section 1. Section 24-907 of the administrative code of the city of New York, as added by local law number 27 for the year 2009, is amended to read as follows: 

§24-907[Civil Penalties] Enforcement (a) Any applicant, enrollee, or recipient of a certificate of completion who misrepresents any material fact related to the investigation, remediation or site management of a local brownfield site; or any person or entity that violates any provision of a site management plan for a local brownfield site; or any person or entity that violates any provision of this chapter or the rules of the office of environmental remediation, shall be liable for a civil penalty of not more than twenty-five thousand dollars.

                     [Such] (b) A civil penalty may be recovered in an action in a court of competent jurisdiction or in a proceeding before [the environmental control board. Such] an administrative tribunal within the jurisdiction of the office of administrative trials and hearings pursuant to section 1049-a of the charter, which proceeding shall be commenced by the service of an administrative summons or a notice of violation returnable before [the environmental control board] such tribunal.

(c) The director of the office of environmental remediation may designate other city agencies to issue such administrative summonses and notices of violation.  Employees or designees of the office are authorized to enter private property, in accordance with applicable law, to inspect for the violations described in this section. 

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

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