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Meeting Name: Committee on Housing and Buildings Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 4/24/2017 10:30 AM Minutes status: Draft  
Meeting location: 250 Broadway - Committee Rm, 14th Fl.
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Int 0081-2014 *Rory I. LancmanProposed Int. No. 81-AOSHA 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.   Not available Not available
Int 0648-2015 *Daniel Dromm Proposed Int. No. 648-AReporting and providing information concerning bedbugs.IntroductionThis bill would require building owners to file the bedbug history for buildings with the Department of Housing Preservation and Development (HPD), and to either post the bedbug history in a prominent place within the building or distribute the history to tenants upon signing a new lease or a lease renewal. This legislation would require HPD to post a building’s most recent bedbug history form on its website.   Not available Not available
Int 1421-2017 *Margaret S. ChinProposed Int. No. 1421-AConstruction Safety - Requiring cranes to be equipped with global positioning systems or similar locating devices.IntroductionThis bill would require all cranes to be equipped with a global positioning system (GPS), or other similar device, which is capable of transmitting the location of the crane to which it is attached to the Department of Buildings (DOB). Where there is no device, DOB must be notified of the date upon which the crane will arrive at the site before work begins, and the date of the departure of the crane from the site upon conclusion of the work.   Not available Not available
Int 1433-2017 *Ben KallosProposed Int. No. 1433-AConstruction 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 legislation would expand the data that must be reported when an accident that results in an injury or fatality to a member of the public or a construction worker occurs at a construction site. Additionally, the legislation would impose a minimum civil penalty of $2,500 for failure to report such information to the Department of Buildings following an incident.   Not available Not available
Int 1435-2017 *Alan N. MaiselProposed Int. No. 1435-AConstruction Safety - Maintaining crane event records.IntroductionThis bill would require all cranes to be equipped with event recorders to collect the following data: crane configurations, any overload condition, status of limit switches, and operator overrides. This information will be available to the Department of Buildings (DOB) upon request.   Not available Not available
Int 1446-2017 *Jumaane D. WilliamsProposed Int. No. 1446-AConstruction Safety - Licensing for operators of certain complex cranes.IntroductionThis bill would require hoisting machine operators to obtain a licensing rating in order to operate particularly large cranes. The licensing rating would be obtained through satisfactory demonstration by operation, practical examination, or completion of simulator training specific to the make and model of the crane.   Not available Not available
Int 1448-2017 *Jumaane D. WilliamsProposed Int. No. 1448-AConstruction Safety - Requiring construction superintendents at certain construction sites.IntroductionThis bill would require that certain buildings under ten stories, excluding 1-, 2- and 3-family buildings, retain a construction superintendent, who, among other things, is responsible for maintaining a safe job site. Further, it would require that such buildings create a site safety plan and keep such plan on site.   Not available Not available