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File #: Int 2069-2020    Version: * Name: Suspend certain civil offenses during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Type: Introduction Status: Committee
Committee: Committee on Governmental Operations
On agenda: 8/27/2020
Enactment date: Law number:
Title: A Local Law to suspend certain civil offenses during the COVID-19 pandemic
Sponsors: Kalman Yeger , Joseph C. Borelli
Council Member Sponsors: 2
Summary: This bill would suspend certain parking, DOB, and sanitation offenses and invalidate enforcement actions for those offenses for the period in time during which a state of emergency has been declared by the mayor of New York city or governor of New York related to the COVID-19 virus.
Attachments: 1. Summary of Int. No. 2069, 2. Int. No. 2069, 3. August 27, 2020 - Stated Meeting Agenda with Links to Files, 4. Hearing Transcript - Stated Meeting 8-27-20, 5. Minutes of the Stated Meeting - August 27, 2020

Int. No. 2069

 

By Council Members Yeger and Borelli

 

A Local Law to suspend certain civil offenses during the COVID-19 pandemic

 

Be it enacted by the Council as follows:

Section 1. a. During the period in which any state of emergency has been declared by the mayor of New York city or governor of New York related to the COVID-19 virus, the following laws and rules are suspended and any enforcement actions taken pursuant to such laws and rules shall have no effect:

1. Any failure to clean outside residences and businesses one and a half feet into the street pursuant to subdivision 2 of section 16-118;

2. Any failure to recycle pursuant to 16 RCNY §§ 1-08, 1-09, and 1-10;

3. Any failure to abide by street cleaning regulations, parking meter regulations, no parking in school zone regulations, or no standing in school zone regulations established pursuant to 34 RCNY 4-08; and

4. Any violations subject to civil penalties pursuant to section 28-202.1 or section 28-202.2

b. Any payments made for violations enumerated in subdivision a shall be refunded.

§ 2. This local law takes effect immediately.

 

 

 

 

 

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