Meeting Name: Committee on Housing and Buildings Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 1/31/2017 9:30 AM Minutes status: Final  
Meeting location: Council Chambers - City Hall
Published agenda: Agenda Agenda Published minutes: Minutes Minutes  
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Attachments: Attachments - Int. No. 81, Attachments - Int. No. 443, Attachments - Int. No. 1403, Attachments - Int. No. 1404, Attachments - Int. No. 1419, Attachments - Int. No. 1421, Attachments - Int. No. 1422, Attachments - Int. No. 1429, Attachments - Int. No. 1431, Attachments - Int. No. 1433, Attachments - Int. No. 1435, Attachments - Int. No. 1436, Attachments - Int. No. 1437, Attachments - Int. No. 1442, Attachments - Int. No. 1444, Attachments - Int. No. 1445, Attachments - Int. No. 1446, Attachments - Int. No. 1447, Attachments - Int. No. 1448, Attachments - Int. No. 1167-A, Attachments - Int. No. 1168-A, Attachments - Int. No. 1171-A
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Int 0081-2014 *Rory I. Lancman OSHA notification act.IntroductionThis bill would require the Department of Buildings (“DOB”) to notify the Federal Occupational Safety and Health Administration (“OSHA”) of any violations of the Construction Codes that would potentially endanger workplace safety. Further, DOB would be required to report to the Mayor and the Speaker of the City Council on the violations it reports to OSHA.Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 0081-2014 *Rory I. Lancman OSHA notification act.IntroductionThis bill would require the Department of Buildings (“DOB”) to notify the Federal Occupational Safety and Health Administration (“OSHA”) of any violations of the Construction Codes that would potentially endanger workplace safety. Further, DOB would be required to report to the Mayor and the Speaker of the City Council on the violations it reports to OSHA.Laid Over by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 0443-2014 *Ben Kallos Crane ModernizationIntroductionThis bill would impose age limitations on cranes used in New York City.Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 0443-2014 *Ben Kallos Crane ModernizationIntroductionThis bill would impose age limitations on cranes used in New York City.Laid Over by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 0744-2015 *Elizabeth S. Crowley Establishing a prevailing wage requirement for covered workers in financially assisted facilities.IntroductionInt. 744 would amend the Administrative Code by adding a new section 6-139 in relation to prevailing wage.Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 0744-2015 *Elizabeth S. Crowley Establishing a prevailing wage requirement for covered workers in financially assisted facilities.IntroductionInt. 744 would amend the Administrative Code by adding a new section 6-139 in relation to prevailing wage.Laid Over by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 1167-2016 *Ritchie J. TorresProposed Int. No. 1167-APosting of a vacate order, re-occupancy of vacated dwellings, and the provision of relocation services.IntroductionThis bill would remove the time limitation for applying for relocation assistance and make clear that any tenant who moves out while a vacate order is in effect is entitled to appropriate relocation assistance from HPD. This legislation would also require posting of a sign at properties subject to a vacate order and would impose a penalty of at least $5,000 for each dwelling unit that is reoccupied while a vacate order is still in effect.Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 1167-2016 *Ritchie J. Torres Posting of a vacate order, re-occupancy of vacated dwellings, and the provision of relocation services.IntroductionThis bill would remove the time limitation for applying for relocation assistance and make clear that any tenant who moves out while a vacate order is in effect is entitled to appropriate relocation assistance from HPD. This legislation would also require posting of a sign at properties subject to a vacate order and would impose a penalty of at least $5,000 for each dwelling unit that is reoccupied while a vacate order is still in effect.Amendment Proposed by Comm  Action details Not available
Int 1167-2016 *Ritchie J. Torres Posting of a vacate order, re-occupancy of vacated dwellings, and the provision of relocation services.IntroductionThis bill would remove the time limitation for applying for relocation assistance and make clear that any tenant who moves out while a vacate order is in effect is entitled to appropriate relocation assistance from HPD. This legislation would also require posting of a sign at properties subject to a vacate order and would impose a penalty of at least $5,000 for each dwelling unit that is reoccupied while a vacate order is still in effect.Amended by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 1167-2016 ARitchie J. Torres Posting of a vacate order, re-occupancy of vacated dwellings, and the provision of relocation services.IntroductionThis bill would remove the time limitation for applying for relocation assistance and make clear that any tenant who moves out while a vacate order is in effect is entitled to appropriate relocation assistance from HPD. This legislation would also require posting of a sign at properties subject to a vacate order and would impose a penalty of at least $5,000 for each dwelling unit that is reoccupied while a vacate order is still in effect.Approved by CommitteePass Action details Not available
Int 1168-2016 *Ritchie J. TorresProposed Int. No. 1168-AImproperly conditioning residential occupancy on medical treatment.IntroductionThis bill would prohibit landlords from mandating medical treatment as a condition of occupancy, with the exception of family members and legitimate programs, such as rehabilitation clinics. This bill would also provide a cause of action to tenants who face such a mandate, allowing them to receive damages and reasonable attorney’s fees and court costs. This legislation also includes the imposition of such a mandate in the definition of harassment under the Housing Maintenance Code.Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 1168-2016 *Ritchie J. Torres Improperly conditioning residential occupancy on medical treatment.IntroductionThis bill would prohibit landlords from mandating medical treatment as a condition of occupancy, with the exception of family members and legitimate programs, such as rehabilitation clinics. This bill would also provide a cause of action to tenants who face such a mandate, allowing them to receive damages and reasonable attorney’s fees and court costs. This legislation also includes the imposition of such a mandate in the definition of harassment under the Housing Maintenance Code.Amendment Proposed by Comm  Action details Not available
Int 1168-2016 *Ritchie J. Torres Improperly conditioning residential occupancy on medical treatment.IntroductionThis bill would prohibit landlords from mandating medical treatment as a condition of occupancy, with the exception of family members and legitimate programs, such as rehabilitation clinics. This bill would also provide a cause of action to tenants who face such a mandate, allowing them to receive damages and reasonable attorney’s fees and court costs. This legislation also includes the imposition of such a mandate in the definition of harassment under the Housing Maintenance Code.Amended by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 1168-2016 ARitchie J. Torres Improperly conditioning residential occupancy on medical treatment.IntroductionThis bill would prohibit landlords from mandating medical treatment as a condition of occupancy, with the exception of family members and legitimate programs, such as rehabilitation clinics. This bill would also provide a cause of action to tenants who face such a mandate, allowing them to receive damages and reasonable attorney’s fees and court costs. This legislation also includes the imposition of such a mandate in the definition of harassment under the Housing Maintenance Code.Approved by CommitteePass Action details Not available
Int 1171-2016 *Jumaane D. WilliamsProposed Int. No. 1171-AVerification of occupancy for relocation services.IntroductionThis legislation makes clear that a tenant can verify occupancy by, at a minimum, submitting a lease or any two of the following documents: • A valid government-issued identification showing the tenant’s address; • A valid record from any government agency showing the tenant’s address; • A valid record relating to medical treatment (including a prescription) showing the tenant’s address; • A notarized written statement from the building owner; • A valid utility bill to the tenant at the building in question; • A notarized statement from a third-party, non-governmental service provider verifying that services were provided to the tenant at the building in question; and • Any other form of verification that HPD determines to be appropriate. Additionally, this legislation would require HPD to provide tenants who are denied relocation services with a written notice of such decision, the basis for such decision, and information on how to appeal such decision.Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 1171-2016 *Jumaane D. Williams Verification of occupancy for relocation services.IntroductionThis legislation makes clear that a tenant can verify occupancy by, at a minimum, submitting a lease or any two of the following documents: • A valid government-issued identification showing the tenant’s address; • A valid record from any government agency showing the tenant’s address; • A valid record relating to medical treatment (including a prescription) showing the tenant’s address; • A notarized written statement from the building owner; • A valid utility bill to the tenant at the building in question; • A notarized statement from a third-party, non-governmental service provider verifying that services were provided to the tenant at the building in question; and • Any other form of verification that HPD determines to be appropriate. Additionally, this legislation would require HPD to provide tenants who are denied relocation services with a written notice of such decision, the basis for such decision, and information on how to appeal such decision.Amendment Proposed by Comm  Action details Not available
Int 1171-2016 *Jumaane D. Williams Verification of occupancy for relocation services.IntroductionThis legislation makes clear that a tenant can verify occupancy by, at a minimum, submitting a lease or any two of the following documents: • A valid government-issued identification showing the tenant’s address; • A valid record from any government agency showing the tenant’s address; • A valid record relating to medical treatment (including a prescription) showing the tenant’s address; • A notarized written statement from the building owner; • A valid utility bill to the tenant at the building in question; • A notarized statement from a third-party, non-governmental service provider verifying that services were provided to the tenant at the building in question; and • Any other form of verification that HPD determines to be appropriate. Additionally, this legislation would require HPD to provide tenants who are denied relocation services with a written notice of such decision, the basis for such decision, and information on how to appeal such decision.Amended by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 1171-2016 AJumaane D. Williams Verification of occupancy for relocation services.IntroductionThis legislation makes clear that a tenant can verify occupancy by, at a minimum, submitting a lease or any two of the following documents: • A valid government-issued identification showing the tenant’s address; • A valid record from any government agency showing the tenant’s address; • A valid record relating to medical treatment (including a prescription) showing the tenant’s address; • A notarized written statement from the building owner; • A valid utility bill to the tenant at the building in question; • A notarized statement from a third-party, non-governmental service provider verifying that services were provided to the tenant at the building in question; and • Any other form of verification that HPD determines to be appropriate. Additionally, this legislation would require HPD to provide tenants who are denied relocation services with a written notice of such decision, the basis for such decision, and information on how to appeal such decision.Approved by CommitteePass Action details Not available
Int 1403-2016 *Jumaane D. Williams Requiring anemometers on cranes.IntroductionThis bill would require the installation of anemometers on cranes.Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 1403-2016 *Jumaane D. Williams Requiring anemometers on cranes.IntroductionThis bill would require the installation of anemometers on cranes.Laid Over by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 1404-2016 *Jumaane D. Williams Penalties for violations of site safety provisions of the construction codes.IntroductionThis bill would increase the minimum and maximum civil penalties and fines for immediately hazardous and major violations of the site safety provisions of the New York City Building Code and the Administrative Code of the City of New York.Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 1404-2016 *Jumaane D. Williams Penalties for violations of site safety provisions of the construction codes.IntroductionThis bill would increase the minimum and maximum civil penalties and fines for immediately hazardous and major violations of the site safety provisions of the New York City Building Code and the Administrative Code of the City of New York.Laid Over by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 1419-2017 *Melissa Mark-Viverito Construction Safety - Penalties for aggravated violations of the construction codes.IntroductionThis bill would increase civil penalties for violations of chapter 33 of the Building Code where the violation is accompanied by, or results in a serious physical injury.Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 1419-2017 *Melissa Mark-Viverito Construction Safety - Penalties for aggravated violations of the construction codes.IntroductionThis bill would increase civil penalties for violations of chapter 33 of the Building Code where the violation is accompanied by, or results in a serious physical injury.Laid Over by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 1421-2017 *Margaret S. Chin Construction Safety - Requiring cranes to be equipped with global positioning systems or similar locating devices.IntroductionThis bill would require all crawler cranes to be equipped with GPS devices or similar locating devices.Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 1421-2017 *Margaret S. Chin Construction Safety - Requiring cranes to be equipped with global positioning systems or similar locating devices.IntroductionThis bill would require all crawler cranes to be equipped with GPS devices or similar locating devices.Laid Over by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 1422-2017 *Margaret S. Chin Construction Safety - Crane wind restrictions.IntroductionThis bill would require that cranes which require actions to be taken at 20mph wind speeds or less to operate within a safety zone. This bill would also require that cranes which require actions to be taken between 20mph and 30mph to operate within a safety zone, and to submit a plan for monitoring and securing the crane is submitted to the department of buildings, fire department and department of transportation. This bill also requires orientation for assembly/disassembly directors, lift directors and hoisting machine operators.Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 1422-2017 *Margaret S. Chin Construction Safety - Crane wind restrictions.IntroductionThis bill would require that cranes which require actions to be taken at 20mph wind speeds or less to operate within a safety zone. This bill would also require that cranes which require actions to be taken between 20mph and 30mph to operate within a safety zone, and to submit a plan for monitoring and securing the crane is submitted to the department of buildings, fire department and department of transportation. This bill also requires orientation for assembly/disassembly directors, lift directors and hoisting machine operators.Laid Over by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 1429-2017 *Julissa Ferreras-Copeland Construction Safety - Requiring task-specific safety meetings for workers at all construction sites.IntroductionThis bill would require that all construction workers receive task-specific instructions at the beginning of every shift.Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 1429-2017 *Julissa Ferreras-Copeland Construction Safety - Requiring task-specific safety meetings for workers at all construction sites.IntroductionThis bill would require that all construction workers receive task-specific instructions at the beginning of every shift.Laid Over by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 1431-2017 *Barry S. Grodenchik Construction Safety - Registration and duties of lift directors.IntroductionThis bill would require registration of lift directors and sets forth the qualifications and duties of lift directors.Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 1431-2017 *Barry S. Grodenchik Construction Safety - Registration and duties of lift directors.IntroductionThis bill would require registration of lift directors and sets forth the qualifications and duties of lift directors.Laid Over by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 1432-2017 *Ben Kallos Training and transparency requirements for certain projects receiving city financial assistance.IntroductionThis bill would require that contractors working on certain projects receiving City financial assistance participate in an apprenticeship program. It would also require reporting of certain information concerning such projects.Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 1432-2017 *Ben Kallos Training and transparency requirements for certain projects receiving city financial assistance.IntroductionThis bill would require that contractors working on certain projects receiving City financial assistance participate in an apprenticeship program. It would also require reporting of certain information concerning such projects.Laid Over by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 1433-2017 *Ben Kallos Construction Safety - Requiring DOB to report on all construction incidents that result in an injury or fatality to a member of the public or a construction worker.IntroductionThis bill would require the Department of Buildings to report on all construction accidents that result in an injury or fatality to a member of the public or a construction worker.Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 1433-2017 *Ben Kallos Construction Safety - Requiring DOB to report on all construction incidents that result in an injury or fatality to a member of the public or a construction worker.IntroductionThis bill would require the Department of Buildings to report on all construction accidents that result in an injury or fatality to a member of the public or a construction worker.Laid Over by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 1435-2017 *Alan N. Maisel Construction Safety - Requiring cranes to be equipped with data logging devices.IntroductionThis bill would require all crawler cranes to be equipped with data logging devices.Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 1435-2017 *Alan N. Maisel Construction Safety - Requiring cranes to be equipped with data logging devices.IntroductionThis bill would require all crawler cranes to be equipped with data logging devices.Laid Over by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 1436-2017 *Steven Matteo Construction Safety - Requiring DOB to report on site safety managers and coordinators.IntroductionThis bill would require the Department of Buildings to report to the City Council on site safety managers and coordinators.Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 1436-2017 *Steven Matteo Construction Safety - Requiring DOB to report on site safety managers and coordinators.IntroductionThis bill would require the Department of Buildings to report to the City Council on site safety managers and coordinators.Laid Over by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 1437-2017 *Carlos Menchaca Construction Safety - Increasing the civil penalties for construction sites with excessive violations.IntroductionThis bill would increase the civil penalties for construction sites with excessive violations.Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 1437-2017 *Carlos Menchaca Construction Safety - Increasing the civil penalties for construction sites with excessive violations.IntroductionThis bill would increase the civil penalties for construction sites with excessive violations.Laid Over by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 1442-2017 *Helen K. Rosenthal Construction Safety - Enforcement of safety registration numbers and repealing section 28-420.5 of the administrative code of the city of New York.IntroductionThis bill establishes a tiered system for enforcement of safety registration numbers based on performance of contractors required to hold safety registration numbers.Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 1442-2017 *Helen K. Rosenthal Construction Safety - Enforcement of safety registration numbers and repealing section 28-420.5 of the administrative code of the city of New York.IntroductionThis bill establishes a tiered system for enforcement of safety registration numbers based on performance of contractors required to hold safety registration numbers.Laid Over by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 1444-2017 *Mark Treyger Construction Safety - Requiring site-specific safety orientations for workers at all construction sites.IntroductionThis bill would require that workers at all construction sites receive site-specific safety orientations.Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 1444-2017 *Mark Treyger Construction Safety - Requiring site-specific safety orientations for workers at all construction sites.IntroductionThis bill would require that workers at all construction sites receive site-specific safety orientations.Laid Over by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 1445-2017 *Jumaane D. Williams Construction Safety - Requiring safety netting and guardrail systems to protect floor openings.IntroductionThis bill would require safety netting systems and guardrails to protect floor openings.Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 1445-2017 *Jumaane D. Williams Construction Safety - Requiring safety netting and guardrail systems to protect floor openings.IntroductionThis bill would require safety netting systems and guardrails to protect floor openings.Laid Over by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 1446-2017 *Jumaane D. Williams Construction Safety - Licensing endorsements for class B hoisting machine operators.IntroductionThis bill would require a licensing endorsement for class B hoisting machine operators to operate cranes with a long boom or jib configuration.Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 1446-2017 *Jumaane D. Williams Construction Safety - Licensing endorsements for class B hoisting machine operators.IntroductionThis bill would require a licensing endorsement for class B hoisting machine operators to operate cranes with a long boom or jib configuration.Laid Over by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 1447-2017 *Jumaane D. Williams Construction Safety - Training and qualifications of persons engaged in the construction and demolition of buildings.IntroductionThis bill specifies certain training and qualification requirements that the persons engaged in the construction and demolition of certain buildings must meet.Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 1447-2017 *Jumaane D. Williams Construction Safety - Training and qualifications of persons engaged in the construction and demolition of buildings.IntroductionThis bill specifies certain training and qualification requirements that the persons engaged in the construction and demolition of certain buildings must meet.Laid Over by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 1448-2017 *Jumaane D. Williams Construction Safety - Requiring site safety plans and a monitoring program for buildings more than four stories in height.IntroductionThis bill would require buildings more than four stories in height to file site safety plans with the Department of Buildings and to enact and maintain a site safety monitoring program to implement such site safety plans.Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 1448-2017 *Jumaane D. Williams Construction Safety - Requiring site safety plans and a monitoring program for buildings more than four stories in height.IntroductionThis bill would require buildings more than four stories in height to file site safety plans with the Department of Buildings and to enact and maintain a site safety monitoring program to implement such site safety plans.Laid Over by Committee  Action details Not available
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