File #: Res 1632-2013    Version: * Name: Amending Rule 7.00 of the Rules of the Council in relation to Standing Committees.
Type: Resolution Status: Adopted
Committee: Committee on Rules, Privileges and Elections
On agenda: 1/9/2013
Enactment date: Law number:
Title: Resolution amending Rule 7.00 of the Rules of the Council in relation to Standing Committees.
Sponsors: Christine C. Quinn, David G. Greenfield, Maria Del Carmen Arroyo, Leroy G. Comrie, Jr., Lewis A. Fidler, Robert Jackson, Annabel Palma, Deborah L. Rose, Jumaane D. Williams, Ruben Wills
Council Member Sponsors: 10
Attachments: 1. Committee Report, 2. Hearing Transcript, 3. Hearing Transcript - Charter Meeting 1-9-13, 4. Rules of the Council
Date Ver.Prime SponsorAction ByActionResultAction DetailsMeeting DetailsMultimedia
1/9/2013*Christine C. Quinn City Council Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Meeting details Not available
1/9/2013*Christine C. Quinn City Council Introduced by Council  Action details Meeting details Not available
1/9/2013*Christine C. Quinn City Council Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Meeting details Not available
1/9/2013*Christine C. Quinn Committee on Rules, Privileges and Elections Hearing on P-C Item by Comm  Action details Meeting details Not available
1/9/2013*Christine C. Quinn Committee on Rules, Privileges and Elections P-C Item Approved by CommPass Action details Meeting details Not available
Preconsidered Res. No. 1632
By The Speaker (Council Member Quinn) and Council Members Greenfield, Arroyo, Comrie, Fidler, Jackson, Palma, Rose, Williams and Wills
Resolution amending Rule 7.00 of the Rules of the Council in relation to Standing Committees.
Section 1.  Subdivision a of Rule 7.00 of the Rules of the Council of the City of New York is hereby amended to read as follows:
7.00. Appointment a. Prior to the establishment of the membership of any other committee, and after the selection of the Speaker, the Council shall elect the membership of the Committee on Rules, Privileges and Elections.  All other committees and appointments thereto shall be recommended by the Committee on Rules, Privileges and Elections, approved by the Council and published in the Calendar. All standing committee chairpersons shall be elected by the Council as a whole. The standing committees of the Council shall bear the following titles and possess the following substantive matter jurisdictions:
AGING - Department for the Aging and all federal, state and municipal programs pertinent to senior citizens.
CIVIL RIGHTS - Human Rights Commission, Equal Employment Practices Commission[,] and Equal Employment Opportunity.      
CIVIL SERVICE AND LABOR - Municipal Officers and Employees, Office of Labor Relations, Office of Collective Bargaining, Office of Labor Services, and Municipal Pension and Retirement Systems.
COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT - Issues relating to poverty and its reduction especially in low income neighborhoods.
CONSUMER AFFAIRS - Department of Consumer Affairs[,] and Business Integrity Commission.
CONTRACTS - Procurement Policy Board, review of City procurement policies and procedures, oversight over government contracts, Mayor's Office of Contracts[,] and collection agency contracts.
CULTURAL AFFAIRS, LIBRARIES AND INTERNATIONAL INTERGROUP RELATIONS - Department of Cultural Affairs, Libraries, Museums, Art Commission, New York City Commission for the United Nations, Consular Corps and International Business, Mayor's Office of Special Projects and Community Events, and to encourage harmony among the citizens of New York City, to promote the image of New York City[,] and enhance the relationship of its citizens with the international community.
ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT - Economic Development Corporation[,] and Department of Small Business Services.
EDUCATION - Department of Education[,] and School Construction Authority.
ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION - Department of Environmental Protection.
FINANCE - Executive Budget review and Budget modification, Banking Commission, Comptroller's Office, Department of Design and Construction, Department of Finance, Independent Budget Office, [and] fiscal policy and revenue from any source.
FIRE AND CRIMINAL JUSTICE SERVICES - Fire/EMS (non-health-related issues), Legal Aid, Department of Probation, Correction.
GENERAL WELFARE - Human Resources Administration/Department of Social Services, Administration for Children's Services, Department of Homeless Services, Office of Immigrant Affairs[,] and charitable institutions.
GOVERNMENTAL OPERATIONS - Municipal governmental structure and organization, Department of Citywide Administrative Services, Community Boards, Tax Commission, Board of Standards and Appeals, Campaign Finance Board, Board of Elections, Voter Assistance Commission, Commission on Public Information and Communication, Department of Records and Information Services, Financial Information Services Agency[,] and Law Department.
HEALTH - Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, Health and Hospitals Corporation and Office of the Chief Medical Examiner[,] and EMS (health-related issues).
HIGHER EDUCATION - City University of New York.
HOUSING AND BUILDINGS - Department of Housing Preservation and Development, Department of Buildings[,] and rent regulation.
IMMIGRATION - Mayor's Office of Immigrant Affairs and other matters affecting immigration.
JUVENILE JUSTICE - Department of Juvenile Justice.
LAND USE - City Planning Commission, Department of City Planning, Department of Information Technology and Telecommunications, Landmarks Preservation Commission, land use and landmarks review.
LOWER MANHATTAN REDEVELOPMENT - Issues related to the redevelopment of lower Manhattan and the World Trade Center Site.
MENTAL HEALTH, [MENTAL RETARDATION]DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITY, ALCOHOLISM, DRUG ABUSE AND DISABILITY SERVICES - Department of Health and Mental Hygiene [for ](issues of mental health, [mental retardation]developmental disability and alcoholism services) and Mayor's Office for People with Disabilities.
OVERSIGHT AND INVESTIGATIONS - To investigate any matters within the jurisdiction of the Council relating to property, affairs, or government of New York City[,] and the Department of Investigation.
PARKS AND RECREATION - Department of Parks and Recreation.
PUBLIC HOUSING - NYC Housing Authority.
PUBLIC SAFETY - Police Department, Courts, District Attorneys, Special Narcotics Prosecutor, Civilian Complaint Review Board, Criminal Justice Coordinator[,] and Emergency Management Department (OEM).
RULES, PRIVILEGES AND ELECTIONS - Council structure and organization and appointments.
SMALL BUSINESS - Matters relating to retail business and emerging industries.
STANDARDS AND ETHICS - Conflicts of Interest Board and Council Ethics.
STATE AND FEDERAL LEGISLATION - Federal legislation, State legislation and Home Rule requests.
TECHNOLOGY - Technology in New York City, Department of Information Technology and Telecommunications (non-land use-related issues), Mayor's Office of Film, Theatre and Broadcasting, NYC TV[,] and dissemination of public information through use of technology.
TRANSPORTATION - Mass Transportation Agencies and facilities, Department of Transportation, New York City Transit Authority[,] and Taxi and Limousine Commission.
VETERANS - Mayor's Office of Veterans Affairs and other veteran related issues.
WATERFRONTS - Matters relating to the waterfront.
WOMEN'S ISSUES - Issues relating to public policy concerns of women, domestic violence, Office to Combat Domestic Violence[,] and Agency for Child Development.
YOUTH SERVICES - Youth Board, Department of Youth and Community Development, Interagency Coordinating Council and youth related programs.
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