File #: Int 0413-2022    Version: * Name: Establishing a tracking system concerning the disposal of yellow and brown grease.
Type: Introduction Status: Committee
Committee: Committee on Sanitation and Solid Waste Management
On agenda: 5/19/2022
Enactment date: Law number:
Title: A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to establishing a tracking system concerning the disposal of yellow and brown grease
Sponsors: Sandy Nurse, Amanda Farías, Erik D. Bottcher, Julie Menin, Nantasha M. Williams, Marjorie Velázquez, Kristin Richardson Jordan, Chi A. Ossé, Gale A. Brewer, Farah N. Louis, Shekar Krishnan, Shaun Abreu, Lincoln Restler, Pierina Ana Sanchez, (by request of the Queens Borough President), (by request of the Brooklyn Borough President)
Council Member Sponsors: 14
Summary: This bill would require the Business Integrity Commission (BIC) establish a tracking system that requires transporters of yellow and brown grease to report to the BIC how such grease is disposed. This bill would also establish a civil penalty for any person, required to document and track the collection, transportation and disposal of yellow and brown grease, who fails to comply with such requirement.
Indexes: Agency Rule-making Required
Attachments: 1. Summary of Int. No. 413, 2. Int. No. 413, 3. May 19, 2022 - Stated Meeting Agenda, 4. Hearing Transcript - Stated Meeting 5-19-22, 5. Minutes of the Stated Meeting - May 19, 2022

Int. No. 413

 

By Council Members Nurse, Farías, Bottcher, Menin, Williams, Velázquez, Richardson Jordan, Ossé, Brewer, Louis, Krishnan, Abreu, Restler and Sanchez (by request of the Queens and Brooklyn Borough Presidents) 

 

A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to establishing a tracking system concerning the disposal of yellow and brown grease

 

Be it enacted by the Council as follows:

Section 1.  Subdivision c of section 16-515 of the administrative code of the city of New York, as amended by local law 80 for the year 2020, is amended to read as follows:

c. (i) Any person who violates subdivision b of section 16-505 of this chapter or any rule pertaining thereto shall, upon conviction thereof, be punished by a civil penalty not to exceed [one thousand] 1,000 dollars for each such violation to be recovered in a civil action or returnable to the office of administrative trials and hearings or otherwise consistent with orders of the mayor issued in accordance with section 1048 of the charter[.];

(ii) Any person that violates section 16-529 shall be liable for a civil penalty in the amount of 500 dollars for the first violation and 1,000 dollars for a second or subsequent violation to be recovered in a civil action or returnable the office of administrative trials and hearings or otherwise consistent with orders of the mayor issued in accordance with section 1048 of the charter.

§ 2. Chapter 1 of title 16-a of the administrative code of the city of New York is amended by adding a new section 16-529 to read as follows:

§16-529 Grease tracking system. a. The commission shall establish a program for documenting and tracking the collection, transportation and disposal of yellow and brown grease utilizing an industry standard manifesting sheet.

b. In addition to any other records required by this title, every transporter of yellow or brown grease shall report to the commission quarterly and maintain for not less than two years the following:

1. The name and address of each location from which the transporter obtained the yellow or brown grease;

2. The quantity of yellow or brown grease received from each location;

3. The dates on which the yellow or brown grease was obtained from each location; and

4. The name and address of the facility where the yellow or brown grease was ultimately disposed.

c. In addition to any records required by this title, a commercial establishment that has on its premises a grease interceptor shall report to the commission annually and maintain for not less than two years the name and address of the company or other entity that collects material from the grease interceptor and the dates during the immediately preceding 12 months on which the yellow or brown grease was retrieved from the commercial establishment.

§ 3. This local law takes effect 180 days after it becomes law, except that the commissioner shall take such steps as are necessary for its implementation, including the promulgation of rules, prior to such effective date.

 

 

 

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