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File #: Int 0039-2010    Version: * Name: The re-keying of lock cylinders in the entrance doors of multiple dwelling units at the beginning of each new tenancy.
Type: Introduction Status: Filed
Committee: Committee on Housing and Buildings
On agenda: 2/11/2010
Enactment date: Law number:
Title: A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to the re-keying of lock cylinders in the entrance doors of multiple dwelling units at the beginning of each new tenancy.
Sponsors: G. Oliver Koppell, Gale A. Brewer, Letitia James, Annabel Palma, Michael C. Nelson
Council Member Sponsors: 5
Date Ver.Prime SponsorAction ByActionResultAction DetailsMeeting DetailsMultimedia
12/31/2013*G. Oliver Koppell City Council Filed (End of Session)  Action details Meeting details Not available
2/11/2010*G. Oliver Koppell City Council Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Meeting details Not available
2/11/2010*G. Oliver Koppell City Council Introduced by Council  Action details Meeting details Not available
Int. No. 39
 
By Council Members Koppell, Brewer, James, Palma and Nelson
 
 
A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to the re-keying of lock cylinders in the entrance doors of multiple dwelling units at the beginning of each new tenancy.
 
 
Be it enacted by the Council as follows:
 
      Section 1. Subdivision 27-2043(a) of the administrative code of the city of New York is amended to read as follows:
       (a).  The owner of a dwelling shall provide [a] an operational key lock in the entrance door to each dwelling unit and at least one key to operate such lock at all times.  In a class A multiple dwelling such door shall be equipped with a heavy duty latch set and a heavy duty dead bolt operable by a key from the outside and a thumb-turn from the inside.  The owner of a class A multiple dwelling shall re-key the key lock in the entrance door to a dwelling unit at the beginning of each new tenancy of such dwelling unit or install an entirely new lock and provide a new key to operate such lock.  For the purposes of this subdivsion the term "re-key" shall mean disassembling the lock cylinder, discarding the original lock pins and installing new lock pins in the original cylinder to match the new key.      
ยง2.  This local law shall take effect sixty days after its enactment.
 
 
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