File #: Int 0043-2024    Version: * Name: Requiring that all public waste receptacles be emptied by the department of sanitation at least once per day.
Type: Introduction Status: Laid Over in Committee
Committee: Committee on Sanitation and Solid Waste Management
On agenda: 2/8/2024
Enactment date: Law number:
Title: A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to requiring that all public waste receptacles be emptied by the department of sanitation at least once per day
Sponsors: Robert F. Holden, Kalman Yeger , Althea V. Stevens, James F. Gennaro, Eric Dinowitz, Shahana K. Hanif, Rafael Salamanca, Jr., Alexa Avil├ęs, Vickie Paladino, Inna Vernikov
Council Member Sponsors: 10
Summary: This bill would require DSNY to empty all public waste receptacles at least once per day, except on days when DSNY has suspended or delayed garbage or recycling collection.
Attachments: 1. Summary of Int. No. 43, 2. Int. No. 43, 3. February 8, 2024 - Stated Meeting Agenda, 4. Hearing Transcript - Stated Meeting 2-8-24, 5. Committee Report 5/1/24, 6. Hearing Testimony 5/1/24, 7. Hearing Transcript 5/1/24, 8. Minutes of the Stated Meeting - February 8, 2024

Int. No. 43

 

By Council Members Holden, Yeger, Stevens, Gennaro, Dinowitz, Hanif, Salamanca, Avilés, Paladino and Vernikov

 

A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to requiring that all public waste receptacles be emptied by the department of sanitation at least once per day

 

Be it enacted by the Council as follows:

 

Section 1. Chapter 1 of title 16 of the administrative code of the city of New York is amended by adding a new section 16-144 to read as follows:

§ 16-144 Emptying public waste receptacles.  Any basket, container or receptacle placed  in  a  public  place  by  the  department  or  its authorized  agent  for  the  public  disposal  of  litter shall be emptied by the department at least once per day, except on days when the department has suspended or delayed garbage or recycling collection.

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

 

 

 

 

 

 

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