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File #: Int 0324-2010    Version: * Name: Installation of sprinkler systems in student housing.
Type: Introduction Status: Filed
Committee: Committee on Housing and Buildings
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 installation of sprinkler systems in student housing.
Sponsors: G. Oliver Koppell, Charles Barron, Gale A. Brewer, Margaret S. Chin, Lewis A. Fidler, Sara M. Gonzalez, Letitia James, Annabel Palma, Jumaane D. Williams, Rosie Mendez, Daniel J. Halloran III
Council Member Sponsors: 11
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
8/25/2010*G. Oliver Koppell City Council Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Meeting details Not available
8/25/2010*G. Oliver Koppell City Council Introduced by Council  Action details Meeting details Not available
Int. No. 324
 
By Council Members Koppell, Barron, Brewer, Chin, Fidler, Gonzalez, James, Palma, Williams, Mendez and Halloran
 
 
A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to the installation of sprinkler systems in student housing.
 
 
Be it enacted by the Council as follows:
      Section 1.  Article 3 of subchapter 5 of chapter 1 of title 27 of the administrative code of the city of New York is amended by adding a new section 27-330.1 to read as follows:
      §27-330.1  Retroactive sprinkler requirements for buildings or portions thereof occupied as student housing built prior to July 1, 2008.  Regardless of occupancy group classification, buildings or portions thereof occupied as student housing that have been built prior to July 1, 2008 shall have an automatic sprinkler system, as defined by section BC 902.1 of title 28 of this code. For the purposes of this section "student housing" shall mean housing for students under the age of twenty-two including, but not limited to, student dormitories that are under the ownership or control of a school, college, university or other educational institution, and units of other buildings in which students have been placed by such school, college or university, including all common areas that are used for ingress or egress by such students.
§2.  This local law shall take effect July 1, 2015, except that the commissioner of buildings and the commissioner of housing preservation and development shall take all actions necessary, including the promulgation of rules, to implement this local law on or before such date upon which it shall take effect.
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