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File #: Int 0319-2010    Version: * Name: Removal of raccoons.
Type: Introduction Status: Filed
Committee: Committee on Health
On agenda: 8/25/2010
Enactment date: Law number:
Title: A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York in relation to the removal of raccoons.
Sponsors: Elizabeth S. Crowley, Sara M. Gonzalez, Letitia James, Brad S. Lander, James Vacca, Mark S. Weprin, Rosie Mendez, Karen Koslowitz
Council Member Sponsors: 8
Date Ver.Prime SponsorAction ByActionResultAction DetailsMeeting DetailsMultimedia
12/31/2013*Elizabeth S. Crowley City Council Filed (End of Session)  Action details Meeting details Not available
8/25/2010*Elizabeth S. Crowley City Council Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Meeting details Not available
8/25/2010*Elizabeth S. Crowley City Council Introduced by Council  Action details Meeting details Not available
Int. No. 319
 
By Council Members Crowley, Gonzalez, James, Lander, Vacca, Weprin, Mendez and Koslowitz
 
 
A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York in relation to the removal of raccoons.
 
 
Be it enacted by the Council as follows:
Section 1.  Chapter one of title 17 of the administrative code of the city of New York is amended by adding a new section 17-197 to read as follows:
§ 17-197 Raccoon removal. a. The department shall ensure the prompt removal of any raccoon from any outdoor public or private property upon receiving a request for such removal from a member of the public.
b. The department shall coordinate the humane release of raccoons with the department of parks and recreation, provided that the department deems the release appropriate, in accordance with the rules of the department.
c. The department shall promulgate such rules as may be necessary to implement the provisions of this section.
§ 2. This local law shall take effect immediately.
 
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