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File #: Int 1572-2019    Version: * Name: Requiring a racial impact analysis in connection with land use actions requiring environmental review.
Type: Introduction Status: Committee
Committee: Committee on Land Use
On agenda: 5/29/2019
Enactment date: Law number:
Title: A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to requiring a racial impact analysis in connection with land use actions requiring environmental review
Sponsors: The Public Advocate (Mr. Williams), Rafael Salamanca, Jr., Antonio Reynoso, Margaret S. Chin, Mark Levine, Stephen T. Levin
Council Member Sponsors: 6
Summary: This bill would require that whenever an environmental impact statement (EIS) is prepared in connection with an application subject to City Planning Commission review, such EIS shall include an analysis of racial and ethnic impacts and whether the proposed action would affirmatively further fair housing within the meaning of the Fair Housing Act.
Indexes: Agency Rule-making Required
Attachments: 1. Summary of Int. No. 1572, 2. Int. No. 1572, 3. May 29, 2019 - Stated Meeting Agenda with Links to Files, 4. Hearing Transcript - Stated Meeting 5-29-19, 5. Minutes of the Stated Meeting - May 29, 2019, 6. Minutes of the Recessed Meeting of May 29, 2019 Held on June 13, 2019
Date Ver.Prime SponsorAction ByActionResultAction DetailsMeeting DetailsMultimedia
5/29/2019*The Public Advocate (Mr. Williams) City Council Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Meeting details Not available
5/29/2019*The Public Advocate (Mr. Williams) City Council Introduced by Council  Action details Meeting details Not available

Int. No. 1572

 

By the Public Advocate (Mr. Williams) and Council Members Salamanca, Reynoso, Chin, Levine and Levin

 

A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to requiring a racial impact analysis in connection with land use actions requiring environmental review

 

Be it enacted by the Council as follows:

 

Section 1. Title 25 of the administrative code of the city of New York is amended by adding a new section 25-116 to read as follows:

§ 25-116.  Racial impacts of land use actions. All draft and final environmental impact statements prepared in connection with applications subject to review by the city planning commission, shall include an analysis of potential direct and indirect racial and ethnic residential impacts of the proposed action and whether the proposed action would affirmatively further fair housing within the meaning of the Fair Housing Act as defined at 24 C.F.R. § 5.152.

§ 2.  This law would go into effect 180 days after it becomes law.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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4/26/2019