Bill Text: NY A01893 | 2019-2020 | General Assembly | Introduced


Bill Title: Relates to increasing fines for individuals who fail to comply with a stop work order; increases fines from $6,000 to $10,000 for initial violation and $12,000 to $20,000 for subsequent violations.

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 9-0)

Status: (Introduced) 2019-01-17 - referred to cities [A01893 Detail]

Download: New_York-2019-A01893-Introduced.html


                STATE OF NEW YORK
        ________________________________________________________________________
                                          1893
                               2019-2020 Regular Sessions
                   IN ASSEMBLY
                                    January 17, 2019
                                       ___________
        Introduced   by   M.   of  A.  RICHARDSON,  RIVERA,  SEAWRIGHT,  WALKER,
          DE LA ROSA, NIOU, ORTIZ, D'URSO -- Multi-Sponsored  by  --  M.  of  A.
          SIMON -- read once and referred to the Committee on Cities
        AN  ACT  to  amend  the  administrative code of the city of New York, in
          relation to increasing fines for individuals who fail to comply with a
          stop work order
          The People of the State of New York, represented in Senate and  Assem-
        bly, do enact as follows:
     1    Section  1.  Section 28-207.2.6 of the administrative code of the city
     2  of New York, as amended by local law number 157 of the city of New  York
     3  for the year 2017, is amended to read as follows:
     4    §  28-207.2.6  Penalties. In addition to the penalties provided for in
     5  this chapter, any person who fails to comply  with  a  stop  work  order
     6  shall  be  liable  for a civil penalty in the amount of [$6,000] $10,000
     7  for the initial violation and [$12,000]  $20,000  for  every  subsequent
     8  violation,  to  be paid to the department prior to the rescission of the
     9  stop work order; provided, however, this shall not  apply  to  any  work
    10  performed  to  remedy  an unsafe or hazardous condition as authorized by
    11  order of the commissioner.
    12    § 2. This act shall take effect on the ninetieth day  after  it  shall
    13  have become a law.
         EXPLANATION--Matter in italics (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                              [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                                   LBD00780-01-9
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