This bill would require companies licensed or registered by BIC employ at least three individuals per trade waste hauling vehicle, or the maximum number of individuals that the vehicle has capacity for.
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Proposed Int. No. 1084-A
By Council Member Salamanca and Holden
A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation the number of employees on trade waste hauling vehicles
Be it enacted by the Council as follows:
Section 1. Chapter 1 of title 16-a of the administrative code of the city of New York is amended by adding a new section 16-527 to read as follows:
§ 16-527 Number of Employees. a. Definitions. For the purposes of this section:
Trade waste hauling vehicle. The term “trade waste hauling vehicle” means any motor vehicle with that is owned or operated by an entity that is required to be licensed or registered by the commission pursuant to section 16-505 and that is operated in the city for collection or removal of trade waste.
b. An entity required to be licensed or registered by the commission pursuant to section 16-505, shall assign a minimum of three employees or the maximum number of employees each trade waste hauling vehicle has capacity for, including the driver, to physically accompany each trade waste hauling vehicle of such entity when such vehicle is in operation for the purpose of hauling trade waste in the city.
c. Any owner or operator of a trade waste hauling vehicle that violates any provision of this section shall be liable for a civil penalty of five thousand dollars per vehicle that is in violation, returnable to the office of administrative trials and hearings. Each notice of violation shall contain an order of the chair of the commission directing the respondent to correct the condition constituting the violation and to file with the commission electronically, or in such other manner as the commission shall authorize, a certification that the condition has been corrected within thirty days from the date of the order.
§ 2. This local law takes effect immediately.