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File #: Int 0809-2015    Version: Name: The coordination and targeted delivery of social services in high crime areas.
Type: Introduction Status: Enacted
Committee: Committee on Public Safety
On agenda: 6/10/2015
Enactment date: 5/10/2016 Law number: 2016/055
Title: A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to the coordination and targeted delivery of social services in priority areas
Sponsors: Vanessa L. Gibson, Ritchie J. Torres, Melissa Mark-Viverito, Corey D. Johnson, Rosie Mendez, Jumaane D. Williams, Carlos Menchaca, Helen K. Rosenthal, Laurie A. Cumbo, Mark Treyger, Rory I. Lancman, Rafael L. Espinal, Jr., Andrew Cohen, Ydanis A. Rodriguez, Mark Levine, Antonio Reynoso, Robert E. Cornegy, Jr., Ben Kallos, Stephen T. Levin
Council Member Sponsors: 19
Summary: This bill would require the NYPD to prepare an annual report to identify the top 35 high crime areas to the mayor, council and support service agencies. The report shall include a map of the high crime area and the total number of major felonies. Appropriate support service agencies shall develop a coordinated, multi-agency plan to provide necessary social services in the high crime areas.
Indexes: Report Required
Attachments: 1. Legislative History Report, 2. Summary of Int. No. 809-A, 3. Summary of Int. No. 809, 4. Int. No. 809 - 6/10/15, 5. June 10, 2015 - Stated Meeting Agenda with Links to Files, 6. Committee Report 6/29/15, 7. Hearing Testimony 6/29/15, 8. Hearing Transcript 6/29/15, 9. April 20, 2016 - Stated Meeting Agenda with Links to Files, 10. Committee Report 4/20/16, 11. Hearing Transcript 4/20/16, 12. Fiscal Impact Statements, 13. Int. No. 809-A - FINAL, 14. Mayor's Letter, 15. Hearing Transcript - Stated Meeting 4-20-16, 16. Minutes of the Stated Meeting - April 20, 2016, 17. Local Law 55
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Int. No. 809-A

 

By Council Members Gibson, Torres, the Speaker (Council Member Mark-Viverito), Johnson, Mendez, Williams, Menchaca, Rosenthal, Cumbo, Treyger, Lancman, Espinal, Cohen, Rodriguez, Levine, Reynoso, Cornegy, Kallos and Levin

 

A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to the coordination and targeted delivery of social services in priority areas

 

Be it enacted by the Council as follows:

 

Section 1. Chapter 1 of title 14 of the administrative code of the city of New York is amended by adding a new section 14-155 to read as follows:

§ 14-155. Priority area social service planning and accountability.

a. Definitions. As used in this section, the following terms have the following meanings:

Major felony. The term "major felony" means any of the following offenses: murder, including penal law sections 125.25, 125.26, and 125.27, non-negligent manslaughter, including penal law sections 125.12, 125.13, 125.14, 125.15, 125.20, 125.21, and 125.22, sex offenses, including penal law sections 130.25, 130.30, 130.35, 130.40, 130.45, 130.50, 130.65, 130.65-a, 130.66, 130.67, 130.70, 130.75, 130.80, 130.90, 130.91, 130.95, and 130.96, robbery, including penal law sections 160.05, 160.10, and 160.15, burglary, including penal law sections 140.20, 140.25, and 140.30, felony assault, including penal law sections 120.01, 120.02, 120.05, 120.06, 120.07, 120.08, 120.09, 120.10, 120.11, and 120.12, firearm and weapons possession and use, including penal law sections 265.01-A, 265.01-B, 265.02, 265.03, 265.04, 265.08 and 265.09, shooting incidents, and possession and sale of a controlled substance, including penal law sections 220.06, 220.09, 220.16, 220.18, 220.21, 220.31, 220.34, 220.39, 220.41, and 220.43.

Neighborhood tabulation area. The term “neighborhood tabulation area” means a geographic area that is no larger than a community district and comprised of two or more census tracts.

Priority area. The term "priority area" means a geographic area, no larger than a precinct sector, designated by the department, in which the previous fiscal year's major felony crime data indicates that the area has experienced a high occurrence of crime relative to the occurrence of crime experienced by the city as a whole.

Support service agency. The term "support service agency" includes but need not be limited to the following city agencies: (i) the human resources administration, (ii) the administration for children services, (iii) the department of homeless services, (iv) the office to combat domestic violence, (v) the department of youth and community development, (vi) the department of education, (vii) the department of buildings, (viii) the department of housing preservation and development, (ix) the fire department, (x) the New York city housing authority, and (xi) the department of health and mental hygiene.

b. Priority area report. By September 1 of each year, the commissioner shall prepare an annual report for the prior fiscal year identifying the top 35 priority areas, and shall present such report to the mayor, the council, and support service agencies. The report shall include a map of each priority area and the total number of major felonies reported within each such priority area, disaggregated by the type of crime committed. Such report shall include a comparison of the number of major felonies reported in any priority area identified in the previous year's report prepared pursuant to this subdivision.

c. By November 1 of each year, support service agencies shall report, to the council and a deputy mayor or head of an office or agency designated by the mayor, the current services offered in any neighborhood tabulation area in which 20 percent or greater of the population is below the poverty line as defined by the American Community Survey and that overlaps with or is contiguous to a priority area.

d. By December 1 of each year, such deputy mayor or head of an office or agency shall coordinate with appropriate support service agencies to develop a coordinated, multi-agency plan to provide necessary social services in the priority areas identified in the report prepared pursuant to subdivision b of this section. The plan, which shall be provided to the council, shall include an overview of the current services offered by support service agencies and reported pursuant to subdivision c of this section, and an analysis to determine the specific services needed along with a plan for coordination and collaboration between the support service agencies to provide such services in each priority area.

§ 2. This local law takes effect immediately.

 

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