File #: Int 0149-2022    Version: * Name: Increasing transparency around manhole fires and explosions.
Type: Introduction Status: Committee
Committee: Committee on Fire and Emergency Management
On agenda: 4/14/2022
Enactment date: Law number:
Title: A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to increasing transparency around manhole fires and explosions
Sponsors: Justin L. Brannan, Tiffany Cabán, Sandy Nurse, Shaun Abreu, Nantasha M. Williams, (by request of the Queens Borough President)
Council Member Sponsors: 5
Summary: This bill would require the Fire Department to submit an annual report to the Council on manhole fires and explosions to which they responded.
Indexes: Report Required
Attachments: 1. Summary of Int. No. 149, 2. Int. No. 149, 3. April 14, 2022 - Stated Meeting Agenda, 4. Hearing Transcript - Stated Meeting 4-14-22

Int. No. 149

 

By Council Members Brannan, Cabán, Nurse, Abreu and Williams (by request of the Queens Borough President)

 

A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to increasing transparency around manhole fires and explosions

 

Be it enacted by the Council as follows:

                     Section 1. Chapter 1 of title 15 of the administrative code of the City of New York is amended by adding a new section 15-141 to read as follows:

§ 15-141 Reporting on manhole fires and explosions. No later than October 1 of each year, the department shall submit a report to the council on the number of manhole fire and manhole explosion complaints responded to by the department, disaggregated by council district.

                     § 2. This local law takes effect immediately. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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