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File #: Int 1893-2020    Version: * Name: Amend the NYC plumbing code in relation to toilets sized for children.
Type: Introduction Status: Committee
Committee: Committee on Housing and Buildings
On agenda: 2/27/2020
Enactment date: Law number:
Title: A Local Law to amend the New York city plumbing code in relation to toilets sized for children
Sponsors: Laurie A. Cumbo, Alicka Ampry-Samuel , Helen K. Rosenthal
Council Member Sponsors: 3
Summary: The proposed legislation would require at least one toilet sized for children be available in toilet rooms located in buildings classified in occupancy groups A, E and libraries in occupancy group B.
Indexes: Agency Rule-making Required
Attachments: 1. Summary of Int. No. 1893, 2. Int. No. 1893, 3. February 27, 2020 - Stated Meeting Agenda with Links to Files, 4. Hearing Transcript - Stated Meeting 2-27-20, 5. Minutes of the Stated Meeting - February 27, 2020

Int. No. 1893

 

By Council Members Cumbo, Ampry-Samuel and Rosenthal

 

A Local Law to amend the New York city plumbing code in relation to toilets sized for children

 

Be it enacted by the Council as follows:

 

Section 1. Section PC 403 of the New York city plumbing code is amended by adding a new section 403.1.4 to read as follows:

403.1.4 At least one toilet sized for children shall be available in toilet rooms located in buildings classified in occupancy groups A and E and libraries in occupancy group B, as defined in the New York City Building Code.

 

Exception: A building may apply to the department where the use of such building after issuance of a certificate of occupancy does not permit persons under the age of six.

 

§ 2. This local law takes effect 180 days after it becomes law, except that the commissioner of buildings may take such measures as are necessary for the implementation of this local law, including the promulgation of rules, before such date.

 

 

 

 

NKA

LS 12656

2/6/2020