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File #: Int 0689-2011    Version: * Name: Replacement of trees unlawfully removed from a Special Natural Area District.
Type: Introduction Status: Filed
Committee: Committee on Parks and Recreation
On agenda: 10/5/2011
Enactment date: Law number:
Title: A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to the replacement of trees unlawfully removed from a Special Natural Area District.
Sponsors: G. Oliver Koppell, Letitia James, Rosie Mendez, Deborah L. Rose, Daniel Dromm
Council Member Sponsors: 5
Attachments: 1. Committee Report 4/4/12, 2. Hearing Testimony 4/4/12, 3. Hearing Transcript 4/4/12
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
4/4/2012*G. Oliver Koppell Committee on Parks and Recreation Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Meeting details Not available
4/4/2012*G. Oliver Koppell Committee on Parks and Recreation Laid Over by Committee  Action details Meeting details Not available
10/5/2011*G. Oliver Koppell City Council Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Meeting details Not available
10/5/2011*G. Oliver Koppell City Council Introduced by Council  Action details Meeting details Not available
Int. No. 689
 
By Council Members Koppell, James, Mendez, Rose and Dromm
 
 
A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to the replacement of trees unlawfully removed from a Special Natural Area District.
 
 
Be it enacted by the Council as follows:
            
Section 1. Item 4.1 of section 28-201.2.2 of the administrative code of the city of New York, as amended by Local Law number 32 for the year 2009, is amended to read as follows:
4.1 The fine or civil penalty for a violation described in item 4 shall be not less than seven hundred fifty dollars for each tree damaged or removed.  In addition, any such trees damaged or removed shall be replaced by the person who removed such tree as directed by the department.  In determining the type and size of the replacement tree, the department shall consult with the department of parks and recreation.  If the person fails to replace the tree within thirty days following such determination by the department, additional civil penalties may be imposed against such person, to be determined by the commissioner by rule, in consultation with the department of parks and recreation.
ยง2. This local law shall take effect ninety days after its enactment, except that the commissioner of buildings shall promulgate such rules as may be necessary to implement the provisions of this local law prior to such date.  
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