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Meeting Name: Committee on Housing and Buildings Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 12/18/2017 3:00 PM Minutes status: Final  
Meeting location: 250 Broadway - Committee Rm, 14th Fl.
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Int 0385-2014 *Rosie Mendez Proposed Int. No. 385-CIndoor asthma allergen hazards in residential dwellings and pest management, and to repeal section 27-2018 of the administrative code relating to rodent and insect eradication and extermination.IntroductionThis bill sets forth owners’ responsibilities in relation to indoor allergen hazards. The bill also establishes classifications of violations for indoor allergen hazards and dates of correction for such violations. The bill would also require the Department of Health and Mental Hygiene (DOHMH) to report on activities to educate physicians and health care providers who treat persons with asthma about the role of indoor allergens in asthma exacerbation, and also requires DOHMH to take certain measures to educate persons about indoor allergen hazards.Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 0385-2014 *Rosie Mendez  Indoor asthma allergen hazards in residential dwellings and pest management, and to repeal section 27-2018 of the administrative code relating to rodent and insect eradication and extermination.IntroductionThis bill sets forth owners’ responsibilities in relation to indoor allergen hazards. The bill also establishes classifications of violations for indoor allergen hazards and dates of correction for such violations. The bill would also require the Department of Health and Mental Hygiene (DOHMH) to report on activities to educate physicians and health care providers who treat persons with asthma about the role of indoor allergens in asthma exacerbation, and also requires DOHMH to take certain measures to educate persons about indoor allergen hazards.Amendment Proposed by Comm  Action details Not available
Int 0385-2014 *Rosie Mendez  Indoor asthma allergen hazards in residential dwellings and pest management, and to repeal section 27-2018 of the administrative code relating to rodent and insect eradication and extermination.IntroductionThis bill sets forth owners’ responsibilities in relation to indoor allergen hazards. The bill also establishes classifications of violations for indoor allergen hazards and dates of correction for such violations. The bill would also require the Department of Health and Mental Hygiene (DOHMH) to report on activities to educate physicians and health care providers who treat persons with asthma about the role of indoor allergens in asthma exacerbation, and also requires DOHMH to take certain measures to educate persons about indoor allergen hazards.Amended by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 0385-2014 CRosie Mendez  Indoor asthma allergen hazards in residential dwellings and pest management, and to repeal section 27-2018 of the administrative code relating to rodent and insect eradication and extermination.IntroductionThis bill sets forth owners’ responsibilities in relation to indoor allergen hazards. The bill also establishes classifications of violations for indoor allergen hazards and dates of correction for such violations. The bill would also require the Department of Health and Mental Hygiene (DOHMH) to report on activities to educate physicians and health care providers who treat persons with asthma about the role of indoor allergens in asthma exacerbation, and also requires DOHMH to take certain measures to educate persons about indoor allergen hazards.Approved by CommitteePass Action details Not available
Int 1009-2015 *The Public Advocate (Ms. James) Proposed Int. No. 1009-AAn online portfolio report of registered property owners.IntroductionThis bill would require the department of Housing Preservation and Development (HPD) to create an interface to report an owner’s information, including the address of each registered property owned by such owner, the number of outstanding violations for each property, the number of harassment findings on record with the department for that owner, and the number and types of departmental orders pending on each property. The department may provide the aggregate data used to create such website to the Public Advocate.Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 1009-2015 *The Public Advocate (Ms. James)  An online portfolio report of registered property owners.IntroductionThis bill would require the department of Housing Preservation and Development (HPD) to create an interface to report an owner’s information, including the address of each registered property owned by such owner, the number of outstanding violations for each property, the number of harassment findings on record with the department for that owner, and the number and types of departmental orders pending on each property. The department may provide the aggregate data used to create such website to the Public Advocate.Amendment Proposed by Comm  Action details Not available
Int 1009-2015 *The Public Advocate (Ms. James)  An online portfolio report of registered property owners.IntroductionThis bill would require the department of Housing Preservation and Development (HPD) to create an interface to report an owner’s information, including the address of each registered property owned by such owner, the number of outstanding violations for each property, the number of harassment findings on record with the department for that owner, and the number and types of departmental orders pending on each property. The department may provide the aggregate data used to create such website to the Public Advocate.Amended by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 1009-2015 AThe Public Advocate (Ms. James)  An online portfolio report of registered property owners.IntroductionThis bill would require the department of Housing Preservation and Development (HPD) to create an interface to report an owner’s information, including the address of each registered property owned by such owner, the number of outstanding violations for each property, the number of harassment findings on record with the department for that owner, and the number and types of departmental orders pending on each property. The department may provide the aggregate data used to create such website to the Public Advocate.Approved by CommitteePass Action details Not available
Int 1015-2015 *Ben Kallos Proposed Int. No. 1015-AEstablishing a housing portal.IntroductionThis bill would create an affordable housing internet portal. It provides requirements for both the portal itself and for units that would be listed on the portal.Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 1015-2015 *Ben Kallos  Establishing a housing portal.IntroductionThis bill would create an affordable housing internet portal. It provides requirements for both the portal itself and for units that would be listed on the portal.Amendment Proposed by Comm  Action details Not available
Int 1015-2015 *Ben Kallos  Establishing a housing portal.IntroductionThis bill would create an affordable housing internet portal. It provides requirements for both the portal itself and for units that would be listed on the portal.Amended by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 1015-2015 ABen Kallos  Establishing a housing portal.IntroductionThis bill would create an affordable housing internet portal. It provides requirements for both the portal itself and for units that would be listed on the portal.Approved by CommitteePass Action details Not available
Int 1036-2015 *Ydanis A. Rodriguez Proposed Int. No. 1036-ACensus 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.Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 1036-2015 *Ydanis A. Rodriguez  Census 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.Amendment Proposed by Comm  Action details Not available
Int 1036-2015 *Ydanis A. Rodriguez  Census 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.Amended by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 1036-2015 AYdanis A. Rodriguez  Census 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.Approved by CommitteePass Action details Not available
Int 1039-2015 *Jumaane D. Williams Proposed Int. No. 1039-ACity-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.Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 1039-2015 *Jumaane D. Williams  City-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.Amendment Proposed by Comm  Action details Not available
Int 1039-2015 *Jumaane D. Williams  City-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.Amended by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 1039-2015 AJumaane D. Williams  City-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.Approved by CommitteePass Action details Not available
Int 1120-2016 *Jumaane D. Williams Proposed Int. No. 1120-ANotification of proposed excavation or drilling.IntroductionThis bill would require that the Department of Environmental Protection (the Department) be notified whenever excavation or drilling to a depth greater than 50 feet is proposed in the Bronx or north of 135th Street in Manhattan, or greater than 100 feet elsewhere in the City. If the Department determines that such proposed activity is in close proximity to critical infrastructure, proponents would be required to obtain a permit from the Department, in addition to any permits or approvals required by the Department of Buildings.Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 1120-2016 *Jumaane D. Williams  Notification of proposed excavation or drilling.IntroductionThis bill would require that the Department of Environmental Protection (the Department) be notified whenever excavation or drilling to a depth greater than 50 feet is proposed in the Bronx or north of 135th Street in Manhattan, or greater than 100 feet elsewhere in the City. If the Department determines that such proposed activity is in close proximity to critical infrastructure, proponents would be required to obtain a permit from the Department, in addition to any permits or approvals required by the Department of Buildings.Amendment Proposed by Comm  Action details Not available
Int 1120-2016 *Jumaane D. Williams  Notification of proposed excavation or drilling.IntroductionThis bill would require that the Department of Environmental Protection (the Department) be notified whenever excavation or drilling to a depth greater than 50 feet is proposed in the Bronx or north of 135th Street in Manhattan, or greater than 100 feet elsewhere in the City. If the Department determines that such proposed activity is in close proximity to critical infrastructure, proponents would be required to obtain a permit from the Department, in addition to any permits or approvals required by the Department of Buildings.Amended by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 1120-2016 AJumaane D. Williams  Notification of proposed excavation or drilling.IntroductionThis bill would require that the Department of Environmental Protection (the Department) be notified whenever excavation or drilling to a depth greater than 50 feet is proposed in the Bronx or north of 135th Street in Manhattan, or greater than 100 feet elsewhere in the City. If the Department determines that such proposed activity is in close proximity to critical infrastructure, proponents would be required to obtain a permit from the Department, in addition to any permits or approvals required by the Department of Buildings.Approved by CommitteePass Action details Not available
Int 1269-2016 *Donovan J. Richards Proposed Int. No. 1269-ACreation of regulatory agreements with community land trusts.IntroductionThis bill would require the Department of Housing & Buildings to enter into regulatory agreements with community land trusts (CLTs) which meet standard terms and conditions for regulatory agreements, and allows HPD to enter into such agreements where the CLT is a recipient of city funding, property or a tax exemption.Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 1269-2016 *Donovan J. Richards  Creation of regulatory agreements with community land trusts.IntroductionThis bill would require the Department of Housing & Buildings to enter into regulatory agreements with community land trusts (CLTs) which meet standard terms and conditions for regulatory agreements, and allows HPD to enter into such agreements where the CLT is a recipient of city funding, property or a tax exemption.Amendment Proposed by Comm  Action details Not available
Int 1269-2016 *Donovan J. Richards  Creation of regulatory agreements with community land trusts.IntroductionThis bill would require the Department of Housing & Buildings to enter into regulatory agreements with community land trusts (CLTs) which meet standard terms and conditions for regulatory agreements, and allows HPD to enter into such agreements where the CLT is a recipient of city funding, property or a tax exemption.Amended by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 1269-2016 ADonovan J. Richards  Creation of regulatory agreements with community land trusts.IntroductionThis bill would require the Department of Housing & Buildings to enter into regulatory agreements with community land trusts (CLTs) which meet standard terms and conditions for regulatory agreements, and allows HPD to enter into such agreements where the CLT is a recipient of city funding, property or a tax exemption.Approved by CommitteePass Action details Not available
Int 1419-2017 *Melissa Mark-Viverito Proposed Int. No. 1419-AConstruction Safety - Penalties for construction site safety violations that result in or are accompanied by death or serious physical injury.IntroductionThis bill would allow the city to recover penalties of up to $500,000 for companies and $150,000 for individuals for a violation of the site safety provisions of the construction code, where the violation is accompanied by death or serious physical injury. In determining the amount of the civil penalty, the court must consider several factors, including the extent and severity of the injury, history of violations, degree of willfulness or negligence displayed by the defendant, and the defendant’s financial resources.Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 1419-2017 *Melissa Mark-Viverito  Construction Safety - Penalties for construction site safety violations that result in or are accompanied by death or serious physical injury.IntroductionThis bill would allow the city to recover penalties of up to $500,000 for companies and $150,000 for individuals for a violation of the site safety provisions of the construction code, where the violation is accompanied by death or serious physical injury. In determining the amount of the civil penalty, the court must consider several factors, including the extent and severity of the injury, history of violations, degree of willfulness or negligence displayed by the defendant, and the defendant’s financial resources.Amendment Proposed by Comm  Action details Not available
Int 1419-2017 *Melissa Mark-Viverito  Construction Safety - Penalties for construction site safety violations that result in or are accompanied by death or serious physical injury.IntroductionThis bill would allow the city to recover penalties of up to $500,000 for companies and $150,000 for individuals for a violation of the site safety provisions of the construction code, where the violation is accompanied by death or serious physical injury. In determining the amount of the civil penalty, the court must consider several factors, including the extent and severity of the injury, history of violations, degree of willfulness or negligence displayed by the defendant, and the defendant’s financial resources.Amended by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 1419-2017 AMelissa Mark-Viverito  Construction Safety - Penalties for construction site safety violations that result in or are accompanied by death or serious physical injury.IntroductionThis bill would allow the city to recover penalties of up to $500,000 for companies and $150,000 for individuals for a violation of the site safety provisions of the construction code, where the violation is accompanied by death or serious physical injury. In determining the amount of the civil penalty, the court must consider several factors, including the extent and severity of the injury, history of violations, degree of willfulness or negligence displayed by the defendant, and the defendant’s financial resources.Approved by CommitteePass Action details Not available