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This bill would require the Department of Homeless Services (DHS) to inspect radiators during any inspection related to health, safety, or the physical conditions of a homeless shelter.

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Int. No. 366

 

By Council Member Salamanca

 

A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to radiator inspections in homeless shelters

 

Be it enacted by the Council as follows:

 

Section 1. Chapter 3 of title 21 of the administrative code of the city of New York is amended by adding a new section 21-323 to read as follows:

§ 21-323 Radiator inspections. a. Definitions. For the purposes of this section, the term “shelter” means temporary emergency housing provided to homeless adults, adult families, and families with children by the department or a provider under contract or similar agreement with the department.

b. During any inspection conducted or overseen by the department related to health, safety, or the physical conditions of a shelter, or part thereof, the department shall also inspect any radiators within such shelter.

§ 2. This local law takes effect immediately.

 

AV/JJD

LS 9848-10542/Int. 1524-2017

LS 738

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