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The proposed bill would prohibit individuals from smoking while walking on sidewalks under the jurisdiction of the department of transportation and several locations under the jurisdiction of the department of parks and recreation.

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Int. No. 734

 

By Council Members Koo, Chin, Diaz and Kallos

 

A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to smoking on sidewalks

 

Be it enacted by the Council as follows:

Section 1. Section 17-503 of the administrative code of the city of New York is amended by adding new subdivision e to read as follows:

e. Smoking is prohibited while walking on all sidewalks under the jurisdiction of the department of transportation and any of the following locations under the jurisdiction of the department of parks and recreation:

1. The sidewalks immediately adjoining parks, squares and public places;

2. Any pedestrian route through any park strip, median or mall that is adjacent to vehicular traffic;

3. Parking lots.

                     § 2. This local law takes effect 120 days after it becomes law, except that the commissioner may take such actions as are necessary to implement this local law, including the promulgation of rules, before such date.

 

 

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LS 1473

01/29/2018