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Meeting Name: City Council Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 12/16/2015 1:30 PM Minutes status: Final  
Meeting location: Council Chambers - City Hall
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Attachments: Stated Meeting Agenda with Links to Files, Hearing Transcript of the Stated Meeting, Minutes of the Stated Meeting
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    1.       Roll call Video Video
    2.Delivered by: Rev. Deborah Jenkins, Pastor, Faith at Work Christian Church, 177 Dreiser Loop, Bronx, N.Y. 10475. Motion to spread the invocation in full upon the record by Council Member King.      Video Video
    3.Motion that the Minutes of the Stated Meeting of November 24, 2015 be adopted as printed by Council Member Palma.      Video Video
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M 0354-2015 *  Preconsidered - Rules, Privileges and ElectionsHope Knight, City Planning CommissionMayor's Message Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
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M 0355-2015 *  Preconsidered - FinanceTransfer City funds between various agencies in FY'16 to implement changes to the City's expense budget. (MN-2).Communication Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
M 0356-2015 *  Preconsidered - FinanceAppropriation of new revenues of $304.2 million in FY'16. (MN-3)Communication Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
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M 0357-2015 *Rosie Mendez Coupled on Call-Up VoteZoning, Sidewalk café, 220 Park Ave South, Manhattan (20165181 TCM)Land Use Call-Up Approved, by Council  Action details Not available
M 0358-2015 *Rosie Mendez Coupled on Call-Up VoteZoning, Sidewalk café, 176 2nd Ave, Manhattan (20165189 TCM)Land Use Call-Up Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
M 0359-2015 *Rosie Mendez Coupled on Call-Up VoteZoning, Sidewalk café, 233 E. 14th St., Manhattan (20165190 TCM)Land Use Call-Up Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
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Int 0108-2014 ADeborah L. Rose Amended and Coupled on GOProhibiting employment discrimination based on an individual’s actual or perceived status as a caregiver.IntroductionMany employees throughout New York City, as well the nation, have caregiving and familial responsibilities that include assisting with the care of children, parents, spouses, and other family members. Under section 8-101 of the New York City Human Rights Law, there are a number of protected classes defined, including, but not limited to, “gender,” “sexual orientation,” “partnership status,” “national origin,” “disability,” and “alienage or citizenship status.” These protected classes are covered under Section 8-107 of the Law, which prohibits employment discrimination. This bill would include “caregiver” as a protected class; prohibiting employers from discriminating based on one’s status, or perceived status, as a “caregiver.”Approved by CouncilPass Action details Not available
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Res 0934-2015 *Julissa Ferreras-Copeland Preconsidered - Coupled on GOApproving the new designation and changes in the designation of certain organizations to receive funding in the Expense Budget.Resolution Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
M 0355-2015 *   Transfer City funds between various agencies in FY'16 to implement changes to the City's expense budget. (MN-2).Communication Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
Res 0941-2015 *Julissa Ferreras-Copeland Preconsidered - Coupled on GOM 355 - Transfer City funds between various agencies in FY'16 to implement changes to the City's expense budget. (MN-2).Resolution Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
M 0356-2015 *   Appropriation of new revenues of $304.2 million in FY'16. (MN-3)Communication Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
Res 0942-2015 *Julissa Ferreras-Copeland Preconsidered - Coupled on GOM 356 - Appropriation of new revenues of $304.2 million in FY'16. (MN-3)Resolution Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
LU 0310-2015 *Julissa Ferreras-Copeland  96 Rockwell Community Access Housing Development Fund Company, 96 Rockwell Place, BrooklynLand Use Application Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
Res 0943-2015 *Julissa Ferreras-Copeland Preconsidered - Coupled on GOLU 310 - 96 Rockwell Community Access Housing Development Fund Company, 96 Rockwell Place, BrooklynResolution Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
LU 0311-2015 *Julissa Ferreras-Copeland  Fox Hill Apartments, Staten IslandLand Use Application Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
Res 0944-2015 *Julissa Ferreras-Copeland Preconsidered - Coupled on GOLU 311 - Fox Hill Apartments, Staten IslandResolution Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
LU 0312-2015 *Julissa Ferreras-Copeland  HP East 94th Street HDFC, BrooklynLand Use Application Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
Res 0945-2015 *Julissa Ferreras-Copeland Preconsidered - Coupled on GOLU 312 - HP East 94th Street HDFC, BrooklynResolution Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
LU 0313-2015 *Julissa Ferreras-Copeland  Monsignor Alexius Jarka Hall, BrooklynLand Use Application Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
Res 0946-2015 *Julissa Ferreras-Copeland Preconsidered - Coupled on GOLU 313 - Monsignor Alexius Jarka Hall, BrooklynResolution Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
LU 0314-2015 *Julissa Ferreras-Copeland  Riverton Square, ManhattanLand Use Application Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
Res 0947-2015 *Julissa Ferreras-Copeland Preconsidered - Coupled on GOLU 314 - Riverton Square, ManhattanResolution Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
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LU 0301-2015 *David G. Greenfield Approved with Modifications and Referred to the City Planning Commission pursuant to Rule 11.70(b) of the Rules of the Council and Section 197-(d) of the New York City Charter.Planning, 1 Clinton Street, Brooklyn (C 150399 PPK)Land Use Application Approved with Modifications and Referred to the City Planning Commission pursuant to Rule 11.70(b) of the Rules of the Council and Section 197-(d) of the New York City Charter.  Action details Not available
LU 0302-2015 *David G. Greenfield Approved with Modifications and Referred to the City Planning Commission pursuant to Rule 11.70(b) of the Rules of the Council and Section 197-(d) of the New York City Charter.Planning, 1 Clinton Street, Brooklyn (C 150400 PQK)Land Use Application Approved with Modifications and Referred to the City Planning Commission pursuant to Rule 11.70(b) of the Rules of the Council and Section 197-(d) of the New York City Charter.  Action details Not available
LU 0303-2015 *David G. Greenfield  Planning, Bronx Shepherds, Bronx (20165204 HAX)Land Use Application Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
Res 0948-2015 *David G. Greenfield Coupled on GOLU 303 - Planning, Bronx Shepherds, Bronx (20165204 HAX)Resolution Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
LU 0306-2015 *David G. Greenfield  Planning, 304-306 East 8th Street, Manhattan (20165223 HAM)Land Use Application Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
Res 0949-2015 *David G. Greenfield Coupled on GOLU 306 - Planning, 304-306 East 8th Street, Manhattan (20165223 HAM)Resolution Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
LU 0307-2015 *David G. Greenfield  Planning, DISPOSITION OF CITY-OWNED PROPERTY, Brooklyn (C 150339 PPK)Land Use Application Filed by CouncilPass Action details Not available
Res 0950-2015 *David G. Greenfield Coupled to be Filed Pursuant to Letter of WithdrawalLU 307 - Planning, DISPOSITION OF CITY-OWNED PROPERTY, Brooklyn (C 150339 PPK)Resolution Filed by CouncilPass Action details Not available
LU 0319-2015 *David G. Greenfield  Landmarks, Public School Facility, 256 59th St, Brooklyn (20155378 SCK)Land Use Application Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
Res 0951-2015 *David G. Greenfield Preconsidered - Coupled on GOLU 319 - Landmarks, Public School Facility, 256 59th St, Brooklyn (20155378 SCK)Resolution Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
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M 0354-2015 *   Hope Knight, City Planning CommissionMayor's Message Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
Res 0952-2015 *Brad S. Lander Preconsidered - Coupled on GOM 354 - Hope Knight, City Planning CommissionResolution Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
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Int 0908-2015 AAnnabel Palma Amended and Coupled on GOReview of data requested through FOIL for inclusion on the open data portal.IntroductionThis bill would require agencies to review freedom of information law requests that include the release of data for inclusion of that data on the open data portal.Approved by CouncilPass Action details Not available
Int 0916-2015 AJames Vacca Amended and Coupled on GOAn open data law agency compliance examination.IntroductionThis bill would require a series of examinations and verifications on the compliance of agencies with the open data law’s public data set requirement.Approved by CouncilPass Action details Not available
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Int 0603-2014 AJames G. Van Bramer Amended and Coupled on GOIncreasing civil penalties for leaving the scene of an incident without reporting.IntroductionIn 2014, the Council enacted Local Law 50, instituting civil penalties for leaving the scene of an incident without reporting. This bill would increase the civil penalties for those leaving the scene of an incident without reporting on more than one occasion. Repeat offenders would be subject to pay a civil penalty of up to $1,000 if property damage results from the incident; $2,00-$5,000 if a person is injured; $10,000-$15,000 if there is a serious injury; and $15,000-$20,000 if death results. The bill would also raise the maximum penalty for a first offense involving property damage to $1,000 and the penalty for a first offense resulting in death from $5,000-$10,000 to $10,000-$15,000.Approved by CouncilPass Action details Not available
Int 0604-2014 AJames G. Van Bramer Amended and Coupled on GOReporting information related to leaving the scene of an incident without reporting.IntroductionIn 2014, the Council enacted Local Law 50, instituting civil penalties for leaving the scene of an incident without reporting. This bill would require that the Police Department (PD) report quarterly the number of notices of violation issued in response to an incident resulting in a critical injury pursuant to that law. PD would also report annually the number of complaints for leaving the scene involving property damage, personal injury, or death, as well as the number of arrests for such an incident involving personal injury or death.Approved by CouncilPass Action details Not available
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LU 0301-2015 *David G. Greenfield  Planning, 1 Clinton Street, Brooklyn (C 150399 PPK)Land Use Application Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
Res 0953-2015 *David G. Greenfield Coupled on GOLU 301 - Planning, 1 Clinton Street, Brooklyn (C 150399 PPK)Resolution Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
LU 0302-2015 *David G. Greenfield  Planning, 1 Clinton Street, Brooklyn (C 150400 PQK)Land Use Application Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
Res 0954-2015 *David G. Greenfield Coupled on GOLU 302 - Planning, 1 Clinton Street, Brooklyn (C 150400 PQK)Resolution Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
T2014-0002 * ~coupledCoupled on GOCommissioner of DeedsCommissioner of Deeds Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
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Int 0108-2014 ADeborah L. Rose~coupledA and GOProhibiting employment discrimination based on an individual’s actual or perceived status as a caregiver.IntroductionMany employees throughout New York City, as well the nation, have caregiving and familial responsibilities that include assisting with the care of children, parents, spouses, and other family members. Under section 8-101 of the New York City Human Rights Law, there are a number of protected classes defined, including, but not limited to, “gender,” “sexual orientation,” “partnership status,” “national origin,” “disability,” and “alienage or citizenship status.” These protected classes are covered under Section 8-107 of the Law, which prohibits employment discrimination. This bill would include “caregiver” as a protected class; prohibiting employers from discriminating based on one’s status, or perceived status, as a “caregiver.”   Action details Not available
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Res 0934-2015 *Julissa Ferreras-Copeland~coupledPreconsidered - GOApproving the new designation and changes in the designation of certain organizations to receive funding in the Expense Budget.Resolution    Action details Not available
Res 0941-2015 *Julissa Ferreras-Copeland~coupledPreconsidered - GOM 355 - Transfer City funds between various agencies in FY'16 to implement changes to the City's expense budget. (MN-2).Resolution    Action details Not available
Res 0942-2015 *Julissa Ferreras-Copeland~coupledPreconsidered - GOM 356 - Appropriation of new revenues of $304.2 million in FY'16. (MN-3)Resolution    Action details Not available
Res 0943-2015 *Julissa Ferreras-Copeland~coupledPreconsidered - GOLU 310 - 96 Rockwell Community Access Housing Development Fund Company, 96 Rockwell Place, BrooklynResolution    Action details Not available
Res 0944-2015 *Julissa Ferreras-Copeland~coupledPreconsidered - GOLU 311 - Fox Hill Apartments, Staten IslandResolution    Action details Not available
Res 0945-2015 *Julissa Ferreras-Copeland~coupledPreconsidered - GOLU 312 - HP East 94th Street HDFC, BrooklynResolution    Action details Not available
Res 0946-2015 *Julissa Ferreras-Copeland~coupledPreconsidered - GOLU 313 - Monsignor Alexius Jarka Hall, BrooklynResolution    Action details Not available
Res 0947-2015 *Julissa Ferreras-Copeland~coupledPreconsidered - GOLU 314 - Riverton Square, ManhattanResolution    Action details Not available
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Res 0948-2015 *David G. Greenfield~coupledGOLU 303 - Planning, Bronx Shepherds, Bronx (20165204 HAX)Resolution    Action details Not available
Res 0949-2015 *David G. Greenfield~coupledGOLU 306 - Planning, 304-306 East 8th Street, Manhattan (20165223 HAM)Resolution    Action details Not available
Res 0950-2015 *David G. Greenfield~coupledFiledLU 307 - Planning, DISPOSITION OF CITY-OWNED PROPERTY, Brooklyn (C 150339 PPK)Resolution    Action details Not available
Res 0951-2015 *David G. Greenfield~coupledPreconsidered - GOLU 319 - Landmarks, Public School Facility, 256 59th St, Brooklyn (20155378 SCK)Resolution    Action details Not available
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Res 0952-2015 *Brad S. Lander~coupledPreconsidered - GOM 354 - Hope Knight, City Planning CommissionResolution    Action details Not available
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Int 0908-2015 AAnnabel Palma~coupledA and GOReview of data requested through FOIL for inclusion on the open data portal.IntroductionThis bill would require agencies to review freedom of information law requests that include the release of data for inclusion of that data on the open data portal.   Action details Not available
Int 0916-2015 AJames Vacca~coupledA and GOAn open data law agency compliance examination.IntroductionThis bill would require a series of examinations and verifications on the compliance of agencies with the open data law’s public data set requirement.   Action details Not available
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Int 0603-2014 AJames G. Van Bramer~coupledA and GOIncreasing civil penalties for leaving the scene of an incident without reporting.IntroductionIn 2014, the Council enacted Local Law 50, instituting civil penalties for leaving the scene of an incident without reporting. This bill would increase the civil penalties for those leaving the scene of an incident without reporting on more than one occasion. Repeat offenders would be subject to pay a civil penalty of up to $1,000 if property damage results from the incident; $2,00-$5,000 if a person is injured; $10,000-$15,000 if there is a serious injury; and $15,000-$20,000 if death results. The bill would also raise the maximum penalty for a first offense involving property damage to $1,000 and the penalty for a first offense resulting in death from $5,000-$10,000 to $10,000-$15,000.   Action details Not available
Int 0604-2014 AJames G. Van Bramer~coupledA and GOReporting information related to leaving the scene of an incident without reporting.IntroductionIn 2014, the Council enacted Local Law 50, instituting civil penalties for leaving the scene of an incident without reporting. This bill would require that the Police Department (PD) report quarterly the number of notices of violation issued in response to an incident resulting in a critical injury pursuant to that law. PD would also report annually the number of complaints for leaving the scene involving property damage, personal injury, or death, as well as the number of arrests for such an incident involving personal injury or death.   Action details Not available
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Res 0953-2015 *David G. Greenfield~coupledGOLU 301 - Planning, 1 Clinton Street, Brooklyn (C 150399 PPK)Resolution    Action details Not available
Res 0954-2015 *David G. Greenfield~coupledGOLU 302 - Planning, 1 Clinton Street, Brooklyn (C 150400 PQK)Resolution    Action details Not available
T2014-0002 * ~coupledGOCommissioner of DeedsCommissioner of Deeds    Action details Not available
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Res 0927-2015 *Melissa Mark-Viverito Preconsidered - Adopted by the Committee on Rules, Privileges and ElectionsAuthorizing the Speaker to file or join an amicus brief on behalf of the Council in the litigation captioned Avella v City of New York, et al., currently on appeal at the New York Court of Appeals, No. APL-2015-00298, to support the prior approval of theResolution Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
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Res 0927-2015 *Melissa Mark-Viverito~SPONSORPreconsidered - Rules, Privileges and ElectionsAuthorizing the Speaker to file or join an amicus brief on behalf of the Council in the litigation captioned Avella v City of New York, et al., currently on appeal at the New York Court of Appeals, No. APL-2015-00298, to support the prior approval of theResolution Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Res 0928-2015 *Melissa Mark-Viverito~SPONSORImmigrationUS Supreme Court to issue a decision in United States v. Texas that overturns the Fifth Circuit’s ruling in Texas v. United States, and upholds the implementation of President Obama’s expanded DACA and DAPA programs.Resolution Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 1024-2015 *Fernando Cabrera ~SPONSORAgingDissemination of SCRIE informationIntroductionThis bill would require relevant agencies to coordinate with the department of finance to distribute information from the senior citizen rent increase exemption (SCRIE) program to individuals sixty two years of age or older alongside applications and related forms sent with respect to any other program or service administered by the agency.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Res 0929-2015 *Fernando Cabrera ~SPONSORImmigrationENLIST Act (H.R. 1989)Resolution Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Res 0930-2015 *Fernando Cabrera ~SPONSORGeneral WelfareEstablish and administer “Care Cards” that foster parents can use to receive, spend, and track monthly foster care stipends.Resolution Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 1025-2015 *Elizabeth S. Crowley~SPONSORHousing and BuildingsRequiring landlords to test apartment air quality before offering a lease for signature.IntroductionThis local law mandates that the department shall, in consultation with the department of health and mental hygiene, promulgate a list of interior air pollutants threshold amounts of such interior air pollutants above which the concentration of such pollutant in an interior space is hazardous to human life and well-being and, based upon that list, prior to the offer of an initial lease for signature, or prior to occupancy if there is no lease, the owner of a multiple dwelling, or a one or two family dwelling, shall test such dwelling for interior air pollutants, and, if interior air pollutants are found in hazardous amounts, shall remediate such hazards.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 1026-2015 *Elizabeth S. Crowley~SPONSORFire and Criminal Justice ServicesDepartment of probation programs.IntroductionThis bill would require the Department of Probation to report on any programming its clients utilize. These yearly reports would be required to include information regarding the funding each program receives, the number of clients it serves, and its recidivism and compliance rates, if applicable.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 1027-2015 *Elizabeth S. Crowley~SPONSORHealthRequiring that missing persons reports be checked prior to a city burial.IntroductionThis bill would require the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner, which is responsible for the disposal of unidentified or unclaimed human remains, to check missing persons records for suspected matches and contact family members who have reported any such suspected match as missing for the purposes of identifying the remains.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 1028-2015 *Laurie A. Cumbo~SPONSOREducationCreating a sexual health education task force.IntroductionThis bill would create a sexual education task force. The task force would be comprised of a minimum of nine members, including at least three experts in sexual health education, at least one teacher from a New York City (NYC) public school, at least one staff person from an NYC public school who is not a teacher (such as a guidance counselor or social worker), at least two high school students, at least one expert in the field of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, questioning and gender non-conforming health education, and at least one representative from the Department of Health and Mental Hygiene. Members will be appointed by the Mayor after consultation with the Speaker of the Council. The task force would be responsible for reviewing information about the current recommended sexual health education curricula and the implementation of sexual health education in NYC public schools, as well as issuing a report with findings and recommendations for the improvement and expansion of the curricula and implementation in grades kindergarten through twelve. The task force, in conducting its review, would provide an opportunity for students and parents to provide comments and feedback. The task force would be required to submit a report to the Mayor and the Speaker by December 1, 2017 with its findings and recommendations, and may subsequently make ongoing findings and recommendations as deemed necessary by the task force.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Res 0931-2015 *Laurie A. Cumbo~SPONSORFire and Criminal Justice ServicesShackling of pregnant inmates. (A.6430A/S.983A)Resolution Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 1029-2015 *Julissa Ferreras-Copeland~SPONSORFinanceFulton Street BIDIntroductionThis bill would authorize the Fulton Street Business Improvement District (“BID”) to increase the amount it expends annually, extend its boundaries, and change the method of assessment upon which the district charge is based as set forth in the BID’s amended district plan.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 1030-2015 *Julissa Ferreras-Copeland~SPONSORFinanceIncrease in the amount to be expended annually in nine business improvement districts.IntroductionThis bill would authorize nine existing business improvement districts (“BID”) throughout the City to increase the amount they expend annually.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Res 0932-2015 *Julissa Ferreras-Copeland~SPONSORFinanceFulton Street BIDResolution Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Res 0933-2015 *Julissa Ferreras-Copeland~SPONSORFinanceNine BIDS and one special assessment district.Resolution Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Res 0934-2015 *Julissa Ferreras-Copeland~SPONSORPreconsidered - FinanceApproving the new designation and changes in the designation of certain organizations to receive funding in the Expense Budget.Resolution Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Res 0935-2015 *David G. Greenfield~SPONSORZoning and FranchisesGranting of franchises for installation of telecommunications equipment and facilities on, over and under the inalienable property of the City in connection with the provision of mobile telecommunications services. (20165265 GFY)Resolution Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Res 0936-2015 *Ben Kallos~SPONSORGeneral WelfareRenewal of the Child Nutrition Act and the WIC Reauthorization Act.Resolution Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 1031-2015 *Mark Levine~SPONSORTransportationRequiring the DOT to conduct a study of traffic congestion due to truck deliveries during daytime hours.IntroductionThis bill would require the Department of Transportation to conduct a study of traffic congestion resulting from truck deliveries in Manhattan below 59th Street and in Downtown Brooklyn. The bill would require such study to include traffic congestion from truck deliveries at all hours of the day, night and overnight, and to include an analysis of the feasibility and necessity of implementing measures to reduce traffic congestion resulting from truck deliveries. The bill would require DOT to implement feasible measures deemed necessary. Such study would be due no later than June 30, 2018.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 1032-2015 *I. Daneek Miller~SPONSORCivil Service and LaborHealth insurance coverage for surviving children of certain deceased city employees.IntroductionSection 12-126 of the Administrative Code extends health insurance to the families of certain City workers who die in-the-line-of-duty. The Council routinely amends this section to add workers not automatically covered by other sections (mostly uniformed services), who are killed in-the-line-of-duty. At present, the law only covers children up to age 22. This law increases the age for children to be covered to 27, which conforms this law to the Federal Affordable Care Act.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Res 0937-2015 *I. Daneek Miller~SPONSORCivil Service and LaborDCAS to develop an online portal for civil service applicants.Resolution Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 1033-2015 *Annabel Palma~SPONSORConsumer AffairsRequiring retailers that sell smart phones in NYC to install a technological solution to deter theft.IntroductionThis bill would require that mobile phones sold in New York City have technology installed in them that would allow users to purge data on the phone if it were lost or stolen.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 1034-2015 *The Public Advocate (Ms. James)~SPONSORHousing and BuildingsRequiring the registration of owners of vacant property.IntroductionThis bill would require owner of any real property in the city to register the property as vacant upon it being vacant one year. Registrations would need to be renewed annually and failure to comply would result in a fine between $100 - $500 per week.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 1035-2015 *Antonio Reynoso~SPONSORSanitation and Solid Waste ManagementSignage in waste transfer stations.IntroductionThis bill would require the Department of Sanitation to maintain a website regarding federal, state and local health and safety laws relevant to solid waste transfer station employees and for there to be signage in transfer stations informing employees of such website.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 1036-2015 *Ydanis A. Rodriguez~SPONSORHousing and BuildingsCensus of vacant properties.IntroductionThis bill would require the Mayor or an agency designated by the Mayor to conduct an annual census of vacant properties in coordination with the Department of Housing Preservation of Development, the Department of Environmental Protection, the Department of Buildings, the Department of Sanitation, the Fire Department and any other relevant agencies. The Mayor or the designated agency will also be required to compile a list of vacant properties as a result of the census.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 1037-2015 *Mark Treyger~SPONSORRecovery and ResiliencyViolations received after a disaster.IntroductionThis bill would require that the owner or occupant of a building should not be subject to civil or criminal penalties when the violation issued is either immediately after a disaster or is for conditions awaiting repair by a city disaster recovery program. It also provides for an affirmative defense to certain other violations issued during those periods. Any such penalties already imposed may be waived or refunded.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 1038-2015 *James Vacca~SPONSORHousing and BuildingsSubmitting and tracking complaints relating to conditions in residential spaces and publishing certain information about such complaints.IntroductionThis bill would require the Commissioner of Housing Preservation and Development (“HPD”) to provide a system that would allow individuals to submit, online and by telephone, complaints about housing conditions and to make information relating to such complaints publicly available online. In addition, where the Commissioner has delegated HPD’s enforcement duties to another entity, this bill provides that the Commissioner may delegate the above duties to such entity. Finally, this bill would require the Commissioner to report on the terms of such delegation.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Res 0938-2015 *James G. Van Bramer~SPONSORPreconsidered - VeteransNew York Restoration of Honor Act (S.6087)Resolution Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Res 0939-2015 *James G. Van Bramer~SPONSORPreconsidered - VeteransRestore Honor to Service Members Act (S.1766 and H.R. 3068)Resolution Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 1039-2015 *Jumaane D. Williams~SPONSORHousing and BuildingsCity-owned vacant property that may be suitable for the development of affordable housing.IntroductionThis bill would require the Department of Housing Preservation and Development (HPD) to report on the vacant buildings or lots under the jurisdiction of HPD, categorized by the potential to be developed or the feasibility of development those buildings or lots as affordable housing.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Res 0940-2015 *Jumaane D. Williams~SPONSORPublic SafetyCongressional funding for gun violence research. (H.R.2612/S.1473)Resolution Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 1040-2015 *Jumaane D. Williams~SPONSORPublic SafetyEstablishing a commission to study and make recommendations regarding the root causes of violence in the city.IntroductionThis bill would create a Community Violence Commission to study the root causes of violence and make recommendations for addressing violence as a public health crisis. Every year, the Commission would identify the 10 neighborhoods in the city with the highest rates of assault, murder, rape and robbery in the preceding two years and would develop a one-year plan for addressing the root causes of violence in those neighborhoods, which the Commission would provide to the Mayor and Council. After the designated end date of each one-year plan, the Commission would issue a follow-up report to the Mayor and Council assessing the implementation of the plan. Additionally, the Commission would issue an annual report to the Mayor and Council summarizing its activities over the previous year. The Commissioner of Health and Mental Hygiene would post the one-year plans and annual summaries, as well as public comments on both, to the Department’s website.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
LU 0310-2015 *Julissa Ferreras-Copeland~SPONSORPreconsidered - Finance96 Rockwell Community Access Housing Development Fund Company, 96 Rockwell Place, BrooklynLand Use Application Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
LU 0311-2015 *Julissa Ferreras-Copeland~SPONSORPreconsidered - FinanceFox Hill Apartments, Staten IslandLand Use Application Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
LU 0312-2015 *Julissa Ferreras-Copeland~SPONSORPreconsidered - FinanceHP East 94th Street HDFC, BrooklynLand Use Application Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
LU 0313-2015 *Julissa Ferreras-Copeland~SPONSORPreconsidered - FinanceMonsignor Alexius Jarka Hall, BrooklynLand Use Application Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
LU 0314-2015 *Julissa Ferreras-Copeland~SPONSORPreconsidered - FinanceRiverton Square, ManhattanLand Use Application Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
LU 0315-2015 *David G. Greenfield~SPONSORZoning and FranchisesZoning, Sidewalk café, HARU - 220 Park Ave South, Manhattan (20165181 TCM)Land Use Application Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
LU 0315-2015 *David G. Greenfield  Zoning, Sidewalk café, HARU - 220 Park Ave South, Manhattan (20165181 TCM)Land Use Application Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
LU 0316-2015 *David G. Greenfield~SPONSORZoning and FranchisesZoning, Sidewalk café, NUMERO 28 - 176 2nd Ave, Manhattan (20165189 TCM)Land Use Application Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
LU 0316-2015 *David G. Greenfield  Zoning, Sidewalk café, NUMERO 28 - 176 2nd Ave, Manhattan (20165189 TCM)Land Use Application Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
LU 0317-2015 *David G. Greenfield~SPONSORZoning and FranchisesZoning, Sidewalk café, BLIND PIG - 233 E. 14th St., Manhattan (20165190 TCM)Land Use Application Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
LU 0317-2015 *David G. Greenfield  Zoning, Sidewalk café, BLIND PIG - 233 E. 14th St., Manhattan (20165190 TCM)Land Use Application Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
LU 0318-2015 *David G. Greenfield~SPONSORLandmarks, Public Siting, and Maritime UsesLandmarks, Mount Morris Park Historic District Extension, Manhattan (20165168 HKM (N 160068 HKM))Land Use Application Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
LU 0318-2015 *David G. Greenfield  Landmarks, Mount Morris Park Historic District Extension, Manhattan (20165168 HKM (N 160068 HKM))Land Use Application Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
LU 0319-2015 *David G. Greenfield~SPONSORPreconsidered - Landmarks, Public Siting, and Maritime UsesLandmarks, Public School Facility, 256 59th St, Brooklyn (20155378 SCK)Land Use Application Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
LU 0319-2015 *David G. Greenfield  Landmarks, Public School Facility, 256 59th St, Brooklyn (20155378 SCK)Land Use Application Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available