File #: Int 0126-2022    Version: * Name: Requiring water bottle-filling stations in city agency offices.
Type: Introduction Status: Committee
Committee: Committee on Governmental Operations
On agenda: 3/24/2022
Enactment date: Law number:
Title: A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to requiring water bottle-filling stations in city agency offices
Sponsors: Rafael Salamanca, Jr., Shahana K. Hanif, Eric Dinowitz, Sandra Ung, Lincoln Restler, Pierina Ana Sanchez
Council Member Sponsors: 6
Summary: This bill would require the Department of Citywide Administrative Services to provide a water bottle-filling station in all offices owned or maintained by the City that are occupied by City agencies.
Attachments: 1. Summary of Int. No. 126, 2. Int. No. 126, 3. March 24, 2022 - Stated Meeting Agenda, 4. Hearing Transcript - Stated Meeting 3-24-22, 5. Minutes of the Stated Meeting - March 24, 2022

Int. No. 126

 

By Council Members Salamanca, Hanif, Dinowitz, Ung, Restler and Sanchez

 

A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to requiring water bottle-filling stations in city agency offices

 

Be it enacted by the Council as follows:

 

Section 1. Chapter 2 of title 4 of the administrative code of the city of New York is amended by adding a new section 4-216 to read as follows:

§ 4-216 Water bottle-filling stations for city agency offices. a. As used in this section, the following terms have the following meanings:

Bottle-less water dispenser. The term “bottle-less water dispenser” means a device that is connected to the tap water supply of a building and dispenses tap water and that is not attached to a wall, including such a device that is a component of a refrigerator.

City agency office. The term “city agency office” means an area of an office building, as defined in section FC 402.1 of the New York city fire code, that is owned or maintained by the department and is occupied by a city agency.

Department. The term “department” means the department of citywide administrative services.

Water bottle-filling station. The term “water bottle-filling station” means a water bottle fountain or a bottle-less water dispenser.

Water bottle fountain. The term “water bottle fountain” means a wall-mounted plumbing fixture that is connected to the tap water supply of a building and is designed for filling a container that is 10 inches in height or more, except that such term does not include a sink.

b. The department shall install water bottle-filling stations so that there is at least one water bottle-filling station as follows:

1. Per 100 occupants in every city agency office; and

2. On every floor of a city agency office.

§ 2. This local law takes effect 180 days after it becomes law.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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