senate Bill S333

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Requires the city of New York to repair any sidewalk damaged by a tree under its exclusive care

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 20, 2014 committed to rules
May 12, 2014 advanced to third reading
May 07, 2014 2nd report cal.
May 06, 2014 1st report cal.538
Jan 08, 2014 referred to cities
Jun 21, 2013 committed to rules
Jun 04, 2013 advanced to third reading
Jun 03, 2013 2nd report cal.
May 30, 2013 1st report cal.921
Jan 09, 2013 referred to cities

Votes

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May 6, 2014 - Cities committee Vote

S333
3
1
committee
3
Aye
1
Nay
2
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Cities Committee Vote: May 6, 2014

nay (1)
aye wr (2)

May 30, 2013 - Cities committee Vote

S333
6
0
committee
6
Aye
0
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Cities Committee Vote: May 30, 2013

S333 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A7821
Current Committee:
Law Section:
New York City Administrative Code
Laws Affected:
Add ยง18-105.2, NYC Ad Cd
Versions Introduced in 2011-2012 Legislative Session:
S6549

S333 - Summary

Requires the city of New York to repair any sidewalk damaged by a tree under its exclusive care that is adjacent to any class one property, class two condo or coop or any house of religious worship.

S333 - Sponsor Memo

S333 - Bill Text download pdf

                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
________________________________________________________________________

                                   333

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 9, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  AVELLA -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Cities

AN ACT to amend the administrative code of the  city  of  New  York,  in
  relation  to  requiring  the  city  of New York to repair any sidewalk
  damaged by a tree under its exclusive care

  THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  Section  1. The administrative code of the city of New York is amended
by adding a new section 18-105.2 to read as follows:
  S 18-105.2 TREES AND SIDEWALKS REPAIR  PROGRAM.  A.  THE  COMMISSIONER
SHALL  ARRANGE FOR THE REPAIR OF ANY SIDEWALK FLAG DAMAGED BY THE GROWTH
OF ROOTS OF ANY TREE UNDER THE EXCLUSIVE CARE OF  THE  COMMISSIONER  AND
THAT IS ADJACENT TO ANY CLASS ONE PROPERTY OR CLASS TWO PROPERTY THAT IS
A RESIDENTIAL CONDOMINIUM OR RESIDENTIAL COOPERATIVE, AS SUCH CLASSES OF
PROPERTY  ARE DEFINED IN SUBDIVISION ONE OF SECTION EIGHTEEN HUNDRED TWO
OF THE REAL PROPERTY TAX LAW, THAT IS IN WHOLE OR IN PART OWNER OCCUPIED
AND USED EXCLUSIVELY FOR RESIDENTIAL PURPOSES OR ADJACENT TO  ANY  HOUSE
OF RELIGIOUS WORSHIP.
  B.  BEFORE MAKING THE SIDEWALK FLAG REPAIR, AS REQUIRED UNDER SUBDIVI-
SION A OF THIS SECTION, THE COMMISSIONER SHALL PRUNE THE  ROOTS  OF  THE
TREE CAUSING THE DAMAGE TO THE SIDEWALK FLAG.
  C. ALL SIDEWALK FLAG REPAIRS SHALL CONFORM WITH THE RULES AND SPECIFI-
CATIONS  PROMULGATED  BY THE COMMISSIONER OF TRANSPORTATION FOR SIDEWALK
REPAIRS.
  S 2. This act shall take effect on the sixtieth  day  after  it  shall
have become a law.


 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD03393-01-3

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