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File #: Int 0156-2010    Version: Name: Recycling in city agencies.
Type: Introduction Status: Enacted
Committee: Committee on Sanitation and Solid Waste Management
On agenda: 4/14/2010
Enactment date: 8/16/2010 Law number: 2010/036
Title: A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to recycling by city agencies.
Sponsors: Letitia James, Christine C. Quinn, Charles Barron, Margaret S. Chin, Leroy G. Comrie, Jr., Inez E. Dickens, Daniel Dromm , Lewis A. Fidler, Vincent J. Gentile, Sara M. Gonzalez, G. Oliver Koppell, Brad S. Lander, Jessica S. Lappin, Melissa Mark-Viverito, Michael C. Nelson, Annabel Palma, Domenic M. Recchia, Jr., Ydanis A. Rodriguez, Deborah L. Rose, Albert Vann, Jumaane D. Williams, Elizabeth S. Crowley, Mathieu Eugene, Robert Jackson, James F. Gennaro, James G. Van Bramer, Stephen T. Levin, Karen Koslowitz, Thomas White, Jr., Julissa Ferreras-Copeland, Daniel R. Garodnick, Darlene Mealy, Diana Reyna, James Sanders, Jr.
Council Member Sponsors: 34
Attachments: 1. Int. No. 156 - 4/14/10, 2. Committee Report 4/26/10, 3. Hearing Testimony 4/26/10, 4. Hearing Transcript 4/26/10, 5. Committee Report 7/28/10, 6. Hearing Transcript 7/28/10, 7. Hearing Transcript - Stated Meeting 7/29/10, 8. Mayor's Letter, 9. Local Law 36, 10. Fiscal Impact Statement
Date Ver.Prime SponsorAction ByActionResultAction DetailsMeeting DetailsMultimedia
8/16/2010ALetitia James City Council Recved from Mayor by Council  Action details Meeting details Not available
8/16/2010ALetitia James Mayor Signed Into Law by Mayor  Action details Meeting details Not available
8/16/2010ALetitia James Mayor Hearing Held by Mayor  Action details Meeting details Not available
7/29/2010ALetitia James City Council Sent to Mayor by Council  Action details Meeting details Not available
7/29/2010ALetitia James City Council Approved by CouncilPass Action details Meeting details Not available
7/28/2010*Letitia James Committee on Sanitation and Solid Waste Management Amendment Proposed by Comm  Action details Meeting details Not available
7/28/2010*Letitia James Committee on Sanitation and Solid Waste Management Amended by Committee  Action details Meeting details Not available
7/28/2010*Letitia James Committee on Sanitation and Solid Waste Management Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Meeting details Not available
7/28/2010ALetitia James Committee on Sanitation and Solid Waste Management Approved by CommitteePass Action details Meeting details Not available
4/26/2010*Letitia James Committee on Sanitation and Solid Waste Management Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Meeting details Not available
4/26/2010*Letitia James Committee on Sanitation and Solid Waste Management Laid Over by Committee  Action details Meeting details Not available
4/14/2010*Letitia James City Council Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Meeting details Not available
4/14/2010*Letitia James City Council Introduced by Council  Action details Meeting details Not available
Int. No. 156-A
 
By Council Member James and The Speaker (Council Member Quinn) and Council Members Barron, Chin, Comrie, Dickens, Dromm, Fidler, Gentile, Gonzalez, Koppell, Lander, Lappin, Mark-Viverito, Nelson, Palma, Recchia, Rodriguez, Rose, Vann, Williams, Crowley, Eugene, Jackson, Gennaro, Van Bramer, Levin, Koslowitz, White, Ferreras, Garodnick, Mealy, Reyna and Sanders Jr.
 
 
A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to recycling by city agencies.
 
 
Be it enacted by the Council as follows:
 
Section 1. Section 16-307 of the administrative code of the city of New York, as added by local law number 19 for the year 1989, is amended to read as follows:
§16-307 City agency waste. a. The commissioner shall[, within six months of the effective date of this chapter,] adopt, amend and implement [regulations requiring] rules, as necessary, governing the source separation or post-collection separation, collection, processing, marketing, and sale of designated recyclable materials including, but not limited to, designated metal, glass, plastic and paper generated by [city mayoral and non-mayoral agencies, including the council and the board of estimate] any agency, as such term is defined in section 1-112 of the code.  
b. Every agency shall, no later than July first, two thousand eleven, prepare and submit to the commissioner for approval, a waste prevention, reuse and recycling plan.  Such plan shall provide for the source separation of designated metal, glass, plastic and paper, and such other designated recyclable materials as the commissioner deems appropriate, in all offices and buildings occupied by agencies that receive collection service from the department and, to the extent practicable, in those that receive private carter collection.  Such plans shall provide for the source separation of designated recyclable materials in the lobbies of such offices or buildings that receive department collection, unless the placement of bins for the source separation of designated recyclable materials would be in violation of any other provision of law, and, to the extent practicable, in the lobbies of such offices or buildings that receive private carter collection.  Each agency shall designate a lead recycling or sustainability coordinator to oversee implementation of such plans.  If an agency has offices in more than one city-owned building, then such agency shall designate one assistant coordinator for each building in which such agency has offices, except the building in which the lead coordinator has his or her office, to assist the agency's lead coordinator.  
c. On or before July first, two thousand twelve and annually thereafter, every lead recycling or sustainability coordinator shall submit a report to the head of his or her respective agency and to the commissioner, summarizing actions taken to implement the waste prevention, reuse and recycling plan for the previous twelve-month reporting period, proposed actions to be taken to implement such plan, and updates or changes to any information included in such plan.  The department shall consolidate the information contained in all reports prepared pursuant to this subdivision and include such information as part of the department's annual recycling report required pursuant to subdivision k of section 16-305 of this chapter.
§2. This local law shall take effect immediately.
 
 
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