|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jan 08, 2014||referred to cities|
|Feb 01, 2013||referred to cities|
senate Bill S3391
Archive: Last Bill Status - In Committee
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- Passed Senate
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S3391 - Details
S3391 - Summary
Requires notice of public work projects to residents in cities with a population of one million or more.
S3391 - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER:S3391 TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the general city law, in relation to requiring notice of public work projects to residents in certain cities PURPOSE: To inform residents within a 1/2 mile radius of the public work to be performed to forewarn of possible service interruptions and/or nuisances linked to the duration of the public work project. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Section 1: Amends General City law, Section 18(e), whereby the city is to notify residents within cities of a population of one million or more public work projects that will exceed duration of forty-eight hours. Section 2: Effective date. JUSTIFICATION: Due to high volumes of congestion experienced in cities brought on from motor vehicles on the road and/or foot traffic, resi- dents within these urban areas must cope with nuisances. An additional, taxing nuisance is construction, repairs or other public work brought forth from the city. To diffuse frustration experienced by residents, and to inform residents of such work taking place, residents shall be notified of the approximate amount of time it will take the City to complete such work. Doing so allows residents to plan accordingly and navigate any inconveniences that may be brought on by the public work
S3391 - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 3391 2013-2014 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E February 1, 2013 ___________ Introduced by Sen. ADDABBO -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Cities AN ACT to amend the general city law, in relation to requiring notice of public work projects to residents in certain cities THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. The general city law is amended by adding a new section 18-e to read as follows: S 18-E. NOTICE OF CONSTRUCTION, REPAIRS, PUBLIC WORK. ANY CITY WITH A POPULATION OF ONE MILLION OR MORE SHALL, WITHIN THREE DAYS OF ANY CONSTRUCTION PROJECT, REPAIR WORK PROJECT OR OTHER PUBLIC WORK PROJECT, NOTIFY RESIDENTS WITHIN A HALF MILE RADIUS OF THE WORK SITE WHERE SUCH PROJECT WILL BE PERFORMED OF SUCH PROJECT. SUCH NOTICE SHALL BE MADE WITH SUFFICIENT SIGNAGE TO READILY NOTIFY SUCH RESIDENTS OF THE EXPECTED DURATION OF SUCH PROJECT, ANY INTERRUPTION IN UTILITY SERVICES, AND THE GENERAL DETAILS OF THE WORK TO BE PERFORMED. ANY CONSTRUCTION PROJECT, REPAIR WORK PROJECT OR OTHER PUBLIC WORK PROJECT TO BE PERFORMED WHICH A CITY ANTICIPATES WILL BE LESS THAN FORTY-EIGHT HOURS IN DURATION SHALL NOT BE SUBJECT TO THE PROVISIONS OF THIS SECTION, UNLESS A DISRUPTION IN A UTILITY SERVICE IS EXPECTED. 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. LBD01042-01-3
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