High-Rise Safety Initiative Petition

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Key Provisions of the High-Rise Safety Initiative

· Requires the NYC Department of Buildings to investigate the causes of high-rise building collapses that occurred on, or any time after, September 11, 2001, excluding the collapse of WTC 1 and 2.

· Requires the Department of Buildings to prepare and make public a report detailing the results of each investigation.

· Establishes a .9% surcharge on construction permits issued by the Department of Buildings in order to fund the $1 million in estimated annual costs when an investigation is being conducted. This .9% surcharge would be lifted, however, if the High-Rise Safety Fund exceeds $3 million, and reinstituted if the High-Rise Safety Fund falls below $1 million.

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