Meeting Name: City Council Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 2/8/2024 1:30 PM Minutes status: Final  
Meeting location: Council Chambers - City Hall
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    1.ROLL CALL      Roll call Not available
    2.INVOCATION - Delivered by: Bishop Hugh Nelson, Ebenezer Urban Ministry Church of God, located at 660 Powell Street, Brooklyn, N.Y. 11212. Motion to spread the Invocation in full upon the record by Council Member Banks.      Not available
    3.ADOPTION OF MINUTES - Motion that the Minutes of the Stated Meeting of January 18, 2024 be adopted as printed by Council Member Carr.      Not available
    4.MESSAGES & PAPERS FROM THE MAYOR      Not available
M 0014-2024 *  FinanceSubmitting Preliminary Expense, Revenue, and Contract Budget for Fiscal Year 2025.Mayor's Message Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
M 0015-2024 *  FinanceSubmitting January 2024 Financial Plan Detail for Fiscal Years 2024-2028.Mayor's Message Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
M 0016-2024 *  FinanceSubmitting Geographic Reports for Expense Budget for Fiscal Year 2025.Mayor's Message Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
M 0017-2024 *  FinanceSubmitting Departmental Estimates for Fiscal Year 2025.Mayor's Message Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
M 0018-2024 *  FinanceSubmitting the Preliminary Capital Budget, Fiscal Year 2025.Mayor's Message Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
M 0019-2024 *  FinanceSubmitting the Preliminary Capital Commitment Plan, Fiscal Year 2025, Volumes 1, 2, 3, & 4.Mayor's Message Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
M 0020-2024 *  Received, Ordered, Printed and FiledSubmitting Preliminary Mayor’s Management Report (PMMR) for Fiscal Year 2024.Mayor's Message Rcvd, Ord, Prnt, Fld by Council  Action details Not available
M 0021-2024 *  Received, Ordered, Printed and FiledSubmitting the Preliminary Certificate, setting forth the maximum amount of debt and reserves which the City, and the NYC Municipal Water Finance Authority, may soundly incur for capital projects for FY'25 and the ensuing three fiscal years.Mayor's Message Rcvd, Ord, Prnt, Fld by Council  Action details Not available
M 0022-2024 *  Rules, Privileges and ElectionsAmy E. Millard, Conflicts of Interest BoardMayor's Message Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
M 0023-2024 *  Rules, Privileges and ElectionsMilton L. Williams, Conflicts of Interest BoardMayor's Message Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
    5.COMMUNICATIONS FROM CITY, COUNTY & BOROUGH OFFICES      Not available
M 0024-2024 *  Received, Ordered, Printed and FiledWithdrawal of M 0183-2023 (MN-2) - Appropriation of new City revenues in Fiscal Year 2024, pursuant to Section 107(e) of the New York City Charter.Communication Rcvd, Ord, Prnt, Fld by Council  Action details Not available
M 0025-2024 *  FinanceTransfer City funds between various agencies in FY'24 to implement changes to the City's expense budget, pursuant to Section 107(b) of the New York City Charter (MN-3)Communication Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
M 0026-2024 *  FinanceAppropriation of new City revenues in FY'24, pursuant to Section 107(e) of the New York City Charter (MN-4)Communication Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
    6.PETITIONS AND COMMUNICATIONS      Not available
M 0027-2024 *  Received, Ordered, Printed and FiledSubmitting an annual report pursuant to Rule 2.75b in relation to complaints of sexual harassment as defined by the Council’s Anti-Discrimination and Harassment Policy.Communication Rcvd, Ord, Prnt, Fld by Council  Action details Not available
    7.LAND USE CALL-UPS      Not available
M 0028-2024 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.  Landmarks, Timbale Terrace, Manhattan (C 240047 PQM and C 240046 HAM)Land Use Call-Up Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
    8.COMMUNICATION FROM THE SPEAKER      Not available
    9.DISCUSSION OF GENERAL ORDERS      Not available
    10.REPORTS OF SPECIAL COMMITTEES - None      Not available
    11.REPORTS OF STANDING COMMITTEES      Not available
     REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON AGING      Not available
Int 0025-2024 AEric Dinowitz Preconsidered - Amended and Coupled on General OrdersProvision of senior citizen rent increase exemption application forms pre-populated with applicable data to eligible persons living in city-supervised Mitchell-Lama housing.IntroductionThis bill would require the Department of Housing Preservation and Development (HPD) to provide an application form for the senior citizen rent increase exemption (SCRIE) program to eligible residents in city-aided limited profit housing company developments with all applicable data electronically populated in such application form for such resident. After residents submit their annual income affidavits to HPD, the bill would require HPD to digitize the data contained in the affidavits and use such data to populate SCRIE application forms for residents that appear to be eligible for SCRIE. The populated form would be provided to potentially eligible residents along with a letter explaining the features of the SCRIE program and information on how to review the application form and apply for the program.Approved by CouncilPass Action details Not available
     REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON FINANCE      Not available
Res 0006-2024 *Justin L. Brannan Preconsidered - Coupled on General OrdersResolution approving the new designation and changes in the designation of certain organizations to receive funding in the Expense Budget.Resolution Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
     REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON HEALTH      Not available
Int 0093-2024 ALynn C. Schulman Preconsidered - Amended and Coupled on General OrdersRequiring the department of health and mental hygiene to develop a healthy nyc population health agenda.IntroductionThis bill would require the Department of Health and Mental Hygiene (DOHMH) to develop a 5-year population health agenda for the purpose of improving public health outcomes, addressing health disparities, and improving quality of and access to health care for New Yorkers to increase life expectancy and improve health. This bill would also require DOHMH to submit such agenda to the Mayor, the Speaker of the Council, and post on the department’s website.Approved by CouncilPass Action details Not available
     REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON LAND USE      Not available
LU 0001-2024 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr. Approved with Modifications and Referred to the City Planning Commission pursuant to Section 197-(d) of the New York City Charter.Zoning, Whitestone Lanes Rezoning, Queens (C 230091 ZMQ)Land Use Application Approved with Modifications and Referred to the City Planning Commission pursuant to Section 197-(d) of the New York City Charter.  Action details Not available
LU 0002-2024 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr. Approved with Modifications and Referred to the City Planning Commission pursuant to Section 197-(d) of the New York City Charter.Zoning, Whitestone Lanes Rezoning, Queens (N 230092 ZRQ)Land Use Application Approved with Modifications and Referred to the City Planning Commission pursuant to Section 197-(d) of the New York City Charter.  Action details Not available
LU 0003-2024 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.  Zoning, 2226 Third Avenue, Manhattan (C 230344 ZMM)Land Use Application Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
Res 0028-2024 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr. Coupled on GOLU 3 - Zoning, 2226 Third Avenue, Manhattan (C 230344 ZMM)Resolution Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
LU 0004-2024 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.  Zoning, 2226 Third Avenue, Manhattan (N 230345 ZRM)Land Use Application Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
Res 0029-2024 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr. Coupled on GOLU 4 - Zoning, 2226 Third Avenue, Manhattan (N 230345 ZRM)Resolution Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
LU 0005-2024 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.  Zoning, 2226 Third Avenue, Manhattan (C 230346 ZSM)Land Use Application Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
Res 0030-2024 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr. Coupled on GOLU 5 - Zoning, 2226 Third Avenue, Manhattan (C 230346 ZSM)Resolution Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
LU 0006-2024 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.  Zoning, 962 Pacific Street Rezoning, Brooklyn (C 230157 ZMK)Land Use Application Disapproved by CouncilPass Action details Not available
Res 0031-2024 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr. Motion to DisapproveLU 6 - Zoning, 962 Pacific Street Rezoning, Brooklyn (C 230157 ZMK)Resolution Disapproved by CouncilPass Action details Not available
LU 0007-2024 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.  Zoning, 962 Pacific Street Rezoning, Brooklyn (N 230158 ZRK)Land Use Application Disapproved by CouncilPass Action details Not available
Res 0032-2024 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr. Motion to DisapproveLU 7 - Zoning, 962 Pacific Street Rezoning, Brooklyn (N 230158 ZRK)Resolution Disapproved by CouncilPass Action details Not available
LU 0008-2024 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.  Zoning, 962 Pacific Street Rezoning, Brooklyn (C 230159 ZSK)Land Use Application Disapproved by CouncilPass Action details Not available
Res 0033-2024 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr. Motion to DisapproveLU 8 - Zoning, 962 Pacific Street Rezoning, Brooklyn (C 230159 ZSK)Resolution Disapproved by CouncilPass Action details Not available
LU 0009-2024 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.  Zoning, 166-11 91st Avenue Special Permit, Queens (C 230262 ZSQ)Land Use Application Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
Res 0034-2024 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr. Coupled on GOLU 9 - Zoning, 166-11 91st Avenue Special Permit, Queens (C 230262 ZSQ)Resolution Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
LU 0010-2024 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.  Zoning, 166-11 91st Avenue Special Permit, Queens (N 230263 ZRQ)Land Use Application Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
Res 0035-2024 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr. Coupled on GOLU 10 - Zoning, 166-11 91st Avenue Special Permit, Queens (N 230263 ZRQ)Resolution Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
     REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON WOMEN AND GENDER EQUITY      Not available
Int 0039-2024 AShahana K. Hanif Preconsidered - Amended and Coupled on General OrdersEstablishing a program to assist with door and window repair and security for survivors of domestic and gender-based violence.IntroductionThis bill would require the Office to End Domestic and Gender-Based Violence (ENDGBV) to establish a trauma-informed program that connects eligible survivors of domestic or gender-based violence to support services, including, but not limited to, door and window repair services for the dwellings of eligible survivors as well as a personal emergency response device. No later than one year after EBDGBV establishes the program, the agency would be required to submit a report on the program to the Mayor and Speaker of the Council and post such report on the office’s website. ENDGBV would also be required to develop and conduct and outreach and education program to inform the public about the program.Approved by CouncilPass Action details Not available
    12.GENERAL ORDERS CALENDAR      Not available
LU 0001-2024 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.  Zoning, Whitestone Lanes Rezoning, Queens (C 230091 ZMQ)Land Use Application Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
Res 0036-2024 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr. Coupled on General OrdersLU 1 - Zoning, Whitestone Lanes Rezoning, Queens (C 230091 ZMQ)Resolution Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
LU 0002-2024 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.  Zoning, Whitestone Lanes Rezoning, Queens (N 230092 ZRQ)Land Use Application Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
Res 0037-2024 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr. Coupled on General OrdersLU 2 - Zoning, Whitestone Lanes Rezoning, Queens (N 230092 ZRQ)Resolution Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
     COUPLED ON GENERAL ORDERS CALENDAR      Not available
    ~coupledAGING      Not available
Int 0025-2024 AEric Dinowitz~coupledPreconsidered - A and GOProvision of senior citizen rent increase exemption application forms pre-populated with applicable data to eligible persons living in city-supervised Mitchell-Lama housing.IntroductionThis bill would require the Department of Housing Preservation and Development (HPD) to provide an application form for the senior citizen rent increase exemption (SCRIE) program to eligible residents in city-aided limited profit housing company developments with all applicable data electronically populated in such application form for such resident. After residents submit their annual income affidavits to HPD, the bill would require HPD to digitize the data contained in the affidavits and use such data to populate SCRIE application forms for residents that appear to be eligible for SCRIE. The populated form would be provided to potentially eligible residents along with a letter explaining the features of the SCRIE program and information on how to review the application form and apply for the program.   Action details Not available
    ~coupledFINANCE      Not available
Res 0006-2024 *Justin L. Brannan~coupledPreconsidered - GOResolution approving the new designation and changes in the designation of certain organizations to receive funding in the Expense Budget.Resolution    Action details Not available
    ~coupledHEALTH      Not available
Int 0093-2024 ALynn C. Schulman~coupledPreconsidered - A and GORequiring the department of health and mental hygiene to develop a healthy nyc population health agenda.IntroductionThis bill would require the Department of Health and Mental Hygiene (DOHMH) to develop a 5-year population health agenda for the purpose of improving public health outcomes, addressing health disparities, and improving quality of and access to health care for New Yorkers to increase life expectancy and improve health. This bill would also require DOHMH to submit such agenda to the Mayor, the Speaker of the Council, and post on the department’s website.   Action details Not available
    ~coupledLAND USE      Not available
Res 0028-2024 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.~coupledGOLU 3 - Zoning, 2226 Third Avenue, Manhattan (C 230344 ZMM)Resolution    Action details Not available
Res 0029-2024 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.~coupledGOLU 4 - Zoning, 2226 Third Avenue, Manhattan (N 230345 ZRM)Resolution    Action details Not available
Res 0030-2024 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.~coupledGOLU 5 - Zoning, 2226 Third Avenue, Manhattan (C 230346 ZSM)Resolution    Action details Not available
Res 0031-2024 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.~coupledDisapprovedLU 6 - Zoning, 962 Pacific Street Rezoning, Brooklyn (C 230157 ZMK)Resolution    Action details Not available
Res 0032-2024 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.~coupledDisapprovedLU 7 - Zoning, 962 Pacific Street Rezoning, Brooklyn (N 230158 ZRK)Resolution    Action details Not available
Res 0033-2024 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.~coupledDisapprovedLU 8 - Zoning, 962 Pacific Street Rezoning, Brooklyn (C 230159 ZSK)Resolution    Action details Not available
Res 0034-2024 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.~coupledGOLU 9 - Zoning, 166-11 91st Avenue Special Permit, Queens (C 230262 ZSQ)Resolution    Action details Not available
Res 0035-2024 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.~coupledGOLU 10 - Zoning, 166-11 91st Avenue Special Permit, Queens (N 230263 ZRQ)Resolution    Action details Not available
    ~coupledWOMEN AND GENDER EQUITY      Not available
Int 0039-2024 AShahana K. Hanif~coupledPreconsidered - A and GOEstablishing a program to assist with door and window repair and security for survivors of domestic and gender-based violence.IntroductionThis bill would require the Office to End Domestic and Gender-Based Violence (ENDGBV) to establish a trauma-informed program that connects eligible survivors of domestic or gender-based violence to support services, including, but not limited to, door and window repair services for the dwellings of eligible survivors as well as a personal emergency response device. No later than one year after EBDGBV establishes the program, the agency would be required to submit a report on the program to the Mayor and Speaker of the Council and post such report on the office’s website. ENDGBV would also be required to develop and conduct and outreach and education program to inform the public about the program.   Action details Not available
    ~coupledGENERAL ORDERS CALENDAR      Not available
Res 0036-2024 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.~coupledGOLU 1 - Zoning, Whitestone Lanes Rezoning, Queens (C 230091 ZMQ)Resolution    Action details Not available
Res 0037-2024 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.~coupledGOLU 2 - Zoning, Whitestone Lanes Rezoning, Queens (N 230092 ZRQ)Resolution    Action details Not available
          Pass Not available
    13.INTRODUCTION & READING OF BILLS (SEE BELOW)      Not available
    14.DISCUSSION OF RESOLUTIONS      Not available
    15.RESOLUTIONS      Not available
Res 0004-2024 *Diana I. Ayala Preconsidered - Adopted by the Committee on General WelfareAuthorizing the Speaker to commence legal action on behalf of the Council of the City of New York to compel the Mayor and his Administration to implement Local Law 99 of 2023, Local Law 100 of 2023, Local Law 101 of 2023, and Local Law 102 of 2023, the CiResolution Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
    16.GENERAL DISCUSSION      Not available
    17.EXTENSION OF REMARKS      Not available
     INTRODUCTION AND READING OF BILLS      Not available
Int 0001-2024 *Adrienne E. Adams~SPONSORHealthThe naming of the Paul A. Vallone Queens Animal Care Center.IntroductionThis bill would designate the Animal Care Centers of NYC facility in the borough of Queens, as required to be established pursuant to Local Law 123 of 2018, as the Paul A. Vallone Queens Animal Care Center.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0002-2024 *Shaun Abreu~SPONSOREducationRequiring the department of education to distribute materials to students about the risks of social media.IntroductionThis bill would require the Department of Education (DOE) to distribute materials to middle and high school students, regarding the risks and dangers associated with social media for youth, as well as how to mitigate the harm it may cause. The materials would be age appropriate and distributed annually, as well as being posted to the department’s website.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0003-2024 *Shaun Abreu~SPONSORSanitation and Solid Waste ManagementRemoval of abandoned or derelict vehicles.IntroductionThis bill would require that the Department of Sanitation (DSNY) remove, cause to be removed, or refer for removal abandoned vehicles within 72 hours after DSNY becomes aware of the vehicle. DSNY would also be specifically responsible for the removal within 72 hours of particular abandoned vehicles that do not have license plates and have a wholesale value of $1250 or less.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0004-2024 *Alexa Avilés~SPONSOREconomic DevelopmentRequiring the use of shore power by cruise terminal operators and community traffic mitigation plans in neighborhoods impacted by cruise ships at berth.IntroductionThis bill would alter the terms of the contract between the city and NYCEDC (“EDC”) by requiring EDC to condition access to cruise terminals to exclusively cruise operators that agree to connect to a terminal’s shore power system when vessels are at berth. This bill would also require EDC to condition a cruise operator’s contract with the city’s cruise terminals upon provision of a community traffic mitigation plan prior to allowing access. These community traffic mitigation plans would outline measures to reduce the traffic, noise, and pollution caused by increased activity at cruise terminals.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0005-2024 *Alexa Avilés~SPONSOREnvironmental Protection, Resiliency and WaterfrontsTranslating the citizen’s air complaint program portal into the designated citywide languages.IntroductionThis bill would require the Department of Environmental Protection to translate the Citizen’s Air Complaint portal into the languages other than English that are most commonly spoken by residents of the City with limited English proficiency.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0006-2024 *Alexa Avilés~SPONSORHousing and BuildingsTenant education and outreach on residential vacate orders due to damage caused by fires.IntroductionThis law would require the Department of Housing Preservation and Development, in consultation with the Fire Department and Department of Buildings, to develop procedures to ensure that occupants of multiple dwellings are informed of the process for the issuance of residential vacate orders following fires, including information on their rights of occupancy and responsibilities of landlords under all applicable laws.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0007-2024 *Diana I. Ayala~SPONSORFinanceRequiring the development of a single application form for the not-for-profit real property tax exemption and the not-for-profit exemption from water and sewer charges.IntroductionThis local law would require the Department of Finance, in conjunction with the Department of Environmental Protection, to develop a single application form that not-for-profit organizations can submit to apply for both the not-for-profit real property tax exemption and the not-for-profit exemption from water and sewer taxes at the same time.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0008-2024 *Diana I. Ayala~SPONSORChildren and YouthEnhanced reporting on the child welfare system.IntroductionThis bill would amend existing reporting requirements regarding the child welfare system by requiring the Administration for Children’s Services to additionally report the main allegations that led to its receipt of a report or the opening of a case for investigation of child abuse or neglect. The allegations would specifically include, but not be limited to, for example, a parent’s or caretaker’s marijuana usage, inadequate food/clothing/shelter, or other specified allegations.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0009-2024 *Diana I. Ayala~SPONSORChildren and YouthProvision of counsel at the first point of contact during an ACS investigation.IntroductionThis bill would require the Administration for Children’s Services (ACS) to create a program to provide access to legal services for parents or guardians after an indicated report during an ACS investigation, specifically immediately after ACS makes contact for the first time with such parents or guardians.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Res 0003-2024 *Diana I. Ayala~SPONSORFinanceProviding a tax credit for qualified caregiving expenses. (A. 1830/S.455)Resolution Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Res 0004-2024 *Diana I. Ayala~SPONSORPreconsidered - General WelfareAuthorizing the Speaker to commence legal action on behalf of the Council of the City of New York to compel the Mayor and his Administration to implement Local Law 99 of 2023, Local Law 100 of 2023, Local Law 101 of 2023, and Local Law 102 of 2023, the CiResolution Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Res 0005-2024 *Joseph C. Borelli~SPONSORCivil Service and LaborCalling on the NYS Legislature to pass, and the Governor to sign, S.7466-A, and a companion bill, to reinstate NYC employees who were terminated due to non-compliance with the COVID-19 vaccination requirement.Resolution Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0010-2024 *Erik D. Bottcher~SPONSOREnvironmental Protection, Resiliency and WaterfrontsEstablishing a pilot program to install drinking fountains on fire hydrants and the repeal of this local law upon the expiration thereof.IntroductionThis bill would require that the commissioner of environmental protection and fire commissioner establish a pilot program to install drinking fountains on at least 5 fire hydrants per borough. Upon completion of the pilot program, the commissioners would be required to submit a report making recommendations on whether to expand or make the program permanent and identifying any challenges and issues presented by the pilot program. Lastly, the pilot program and report would not be required if the fire commissioner determines that the drinking fountains would interfere with the fire department’s use of fire hydrants and submits a report explaining such determination.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0011-2024 *Erik D. Bottcher~SPONSORSanitation and Solid Waste ManagementExpanding the commercial citywide routing system for sidewalk cleanliness violations and technical amendments thereto, including to repeal and reenact subdivision c of section 16-118.1.IntroductionThis bill would amend the Department of Sanitation’s enforcement routing program to allow for businesses to receive fines for sidewalk cleanliness violations during their hours of operation, provided that the business’s hours are posted in plain view and the business is generally open to the public. Other commercial premises will be liable to receive fines for littering between the hours of 8:00 A.M. and 7:00 P.M.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0012-2024 *Justin L. Brannan~SPONSORFinanceOptional donations for spaying and neutering shelter animals on tax forms, applications and bills.IntroductionThis local law would require the Department of Finance to include a space to enable taxpayers to make a $5 donation to support the spaying and neutering of animals at city shelters where feasible on all department forms, applications and bills for any tax year commencing on or after January 1, 2022. Such donations would be administered by the Department of Health and Mental Hygiene.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0013-2024 *Justin L. Brannan~SPONSORFinanceReporting on contract awards made from discretionary funds allocated by a council member.IntroductionThis local law would require the Mayor’s Office of Contract Services to submit reports to the Speaker and provide certain notifications to Council Members with respect to the status of contract awards made from Council discretionary funds.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0014-2024 *Justin L. Brannan~SPONSORFinanceRequiring monthly reports on scheduled construction work on capital projects.IntroductionThis local law would require every City agency that manages capital projects to submit a monthly report to the Mayor, or an office or agency designated by the Mayor, which would detail all construction work scheduled in the ensuing three months and provide a status update on all construction work that had been scheduled during the prior six months. The Mayor, or office or agency designated by the Mayor, would be required to compile the reports of the managing agencies into a citywide which would be reviewed to promote coordination between managing agencies and to ensure that work on capital projects is being scheduled and conducted in an efficient and effective manner. The citywide report would be submitted to the Council, gas and electrical utility companies in the City, and the Empire City Subway Company, as well as be posted on the City’s website, in a machine-readable format.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0015-2024 *Justin L. Brannan~SPONSORFinanceEstablishment of a charitable gifts reserve fund.IntroductionThis local law would establish a charitable gifts reserve fund in the joint custody of the Department of Finance and the Comptroller to receive unrestricted charitable contributions for use by the City for charitable purposes.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0016-2024 *Justin L. Brannan~SPONSORFinanceAdjudication of liability imposed upon owners pursuant to section 1180-e of the vehicle and traffic law.IntroductionThis bill would authorize the Parking Violations Bureau to adjudicate tickets for speeding in a highway construction or maintenance work area within the city.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0017-2024 *Justin L. Brannan~SPONSORHousing and BuildingsElectric vehicle charging stations in open parking lots and parking garages.IntroductionThis bill would require owners of parking garages and open parking lots with 10 or more spaces that are licensed by the Department of Consumer and Worker Protection (“DCWP”) to install Electric Vehicle Supply Equipment (“EVSE”) in 20% of parking spots and ensure 40% of parking spots are capable of supporting EVSE by January 1, 2035. This bill would allow for adjustments or waivers to this requirement under outlined circumstances, such as structural infeasibility. For parking garages and open parking lots not licensed by DCWP, various agencies would be required to conduct a study and issue a report by March 31, 2025 to recommend the required level of EVSE installation. The Department of Buildings (“DOB”) would be required to promulgate rules to implement requirements for parking garages and open parking lots not licensed by DCWP by January 1, 2027. Finally, the bill would require DOB to annually report on the installation of EVSE.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0018-2024 *Justin L. Brannan~SPONSORTransportation and InfrastructurePass through contracts.IntroductionThis bill would require the Department of Design and Construction to submit quarterly reports to the speaker regarding DDC construction contracts with sole source entities whose board members are appointed directly or indirectly by city officials.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Res 0006-2024 *Justin L. Brannan~SPONSORPreconsidered - FinanceResolution approving the new designation and changes in the designation of certain organizations to receive funding in the Expense Budget.Resolution Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Res 0007-2024 *Justin L. Brannan~SPONSORFinanceNYS to create a $500 tax credit for qualifying volunteer firefighters and ambulance workers when filing NYC income tax.Resolution Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0019-2024 *Gale A. Brewer~SPONSORPreconsidered - Consumer and Worker ProtectionRequiring the posting of lithium-ion or other storage battery safety information in powered bicycle or powered mobility device businesses.IntroductionThe bill would require all businesses that sell e-bikes, e-scooters and other personal mobility devices powered by batteries, to post lithium-ion battery safety informational materials and guides. Such materials and guides would be required to be posted both in physical stores and on online retail platforms. A violation would be subject to civil penalties ranging from $150 to $350 per violation.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0020-2024 *Gale A. Brewer~SPONSORPreconsidered - Consumer and Worker ProtectionThird-party delivery workers and powered bicycle safety.IntroductionThis bill would require the delivery worker bicycle safety course developed by the Department of Transportation (DOT) to cover the safe and lawful operation of powered bicycles, as well as lithium-ion battery and charging safety. In addition, it would require third-party delivery companies to provide their delivery workers with bicycle safety equipment, including protective headgear, a lamp, a bell or other signaling device, brakes, and reflective material. It would also require third-party delivery companies to ensure that their delivery workers complete the bicycle safety course developed by DOT.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0021-2024 *Gale A. Brewer~SPONSORPreconsidered - Consumer and Worker ProtectionIncreasing the penalties for illegal powered mobility devices.IntroductionThis bill would authorize the Fire Department to have concurrent authority with the Department of Consumer and Worker Protection to enforce violations related to the prohibition of the sale, lease or rental of powered mobility devices and powered bicycles that fail to meet recognized safety standards. This bill would require that online sales of such devices display the certification of the accredited testing laboratory. This bill would require maintaining records that each device sold, leased or rented is certified. This bill would also increase penalties for illegal device sales, leases or rentals, which would include sealing the premises where such illegal devices are sold, leased or rented when there are repeated violations.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0022-2024 *Gale A. Brewer~SPONSORPreconsidered - Consumer and Worker ProtectionVending on bridges.IntroductionThis bill would prohibit general vending and mobile food vending on a bridge approach. It would restrict all general vending and mobile food vending on bridges to elevated pedestrian walkways that have at least a sixteen-foot clear pedestrian path. It would prohibit vending within 20 feet of another pushcart operating on a bridge.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0023-2024 *Selvena N. Brooks-Powers~SPONSORContractsEstablishing auditing requirements for minority and women-owned business enterprise procurement.IntroductionThe proposed bill would require that the Comptroller conduct annual audits focused solely on MWBE procurement and share final audits and audit reports to the council, the mayor, and the audit committee. This bill would also allow the Comptroller to appoint someone in the Comptroller’s office to oversee and execute such audit.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0024-2024 *Carmen N. De La Rosa~SPONSORPreconsidered - Consumer and Worker ProtectionPermitting street vendors to vend within two feet from the curb.IntroductionThis bill would allow vendors to place their pushcarts two feet from the curb unless there is an obstruction in or on the sidewalk, in which case it would allow vendors to place their pushcarts as close as possible to the obstruction. Currently, the law requires pushcarts to abut the curb, endangering the safety of vendors who must exit their carts onto the street, and potentially, into oncoming traffic.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0025-2024 AEric Dinowitz~SPONSORProposed Preconsidered - AgingProvision of senior citizen rent increase exemption application forms pre-populated with applicable data to eligible persons living in city-supervised Mitchell-Lama housing.IntroductionThis bill would require the Department of Housing Preservation and Development (HPD) to provide an application form for the senior citizen rent increase exemption (SCRIE) program to eligible residents in city-aided limited profit housing company developments with all applicable data electronically populated in such application form for such resident. After residents submit their annual income affidavits to HPD, the bill would require HPD to digitize the data contained in the affidavits and use such data to populate SCRIE application forms for residents that appear to be eligible for SCRIE. The populated form would be provided to potentially eligible residents along with a letter explaining the features of the SCRIE program and information on how to review the application form and apply for the program.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0026-2024 *Amanda Farías~SPONSOREconomic DevelopmentRestricting non-essential helicopter operations at city heliports to helicopters powered fully by electric engines.IntroductionThis bill would require the Department of Small Business Services to require the New York City Economic Development Corporation to prohibit all non-essential, non-electric helicopter operations at heliports owned or operated by the City.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0027-2024 *Amanda Farías~SPONSOREnvironmental Protection, Resiliency and WaterfrontsMonitoring helicopter noise.IntroductionThis bill would require the Commissioner of Environmental Protection to identify the areas of the city that commonly experience helicopter noise and install sound level meters in those areas on top of city buildings, streetlights and, upon request of the owner, private buildings. The Commissioner of Environmental Protection would also be required to reassess the identified areas every 2 years. The data collected by the sound level meters would be reported on the Department of Environmental Protection’s website monthly.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0028-2024 *Amanda Farías~SPONSORGeneral WelfareEstablishing a system to obtain employment and income information from a third-party for the city’s use in making determinations for benefits and services eligibility.IntroductionThis bill would require that the Department of Social Services establish a system to obtain employment and income information from a third-party for the city’s use in making determinations for benefits and services eligibilityReferred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0029-2024 *Amanda Farías~SPONSORHealthRequiring a training program for first responders and an awareness campaign regarding domestic violence-related traumatic brain injuriesIntroductionThis bill would require the City to provide training to first responders and service providers about the connection between domestic violence and traumatic brain injury (TBI). Such training would include information relating to the prevalence of TBI among domestic violence survivors, how to identify symptoms of TBI, how to respond to the needs of individuals with TBI, and the long-term health impacts of repeated brain injuries. This bill would also require the department of health and mental hygiene to collaborate with the mayor’s office to end domestic and gender-based violence to conduct an awareness campaign on the connection between domestic violence and traumatic brain injury.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0030-2024 *Oswald Feliz~SPONSORPreconsidered - Consumer and Worker ProtectionSafety standards for powered bicycles and powered mobility devices used for food delivery services.IntroductionThis bill would establish safety standards for powered bicycles and powered mobility devices when used for food delivery services. Specifically, the bill requires that any powered mobility device operated by a food delivery worker on behalf of a third-party delivery service or third-party courier service, meet local standards established for the sale of such device, which includes certification by an accredited testing laboratory. Third-party delivery services or third-party courier services would be responsible for providing food delivery workers with such devices at no expense to the worker. Finally, responsibility for compliance with these provisions would fall on the third-party delivery service or third-party courier service, which would be subject to civil penalties for any violations.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0031-2024 *James F. Gennaro~SPONSOREnvironmental Protection, Resiliency and WaterfrontsRequiring testing at city waterfronts for harmful substances in the water and the posting of results online.IntroductionThis bill would require the Department of Environmental Protection (DEP), in consultation with the Department of Parks and Recreation and the Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, to conduct testing of the bodies of water abutting New York City waterfronts at least one time per week concerning levels of harmful substances, including but not limited to harmful algal blooms and petroleum. This bill would also require DEP to post on its website the results of its testing within three days after each instance of testing.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0032-2024 *James F. Gennaro~SPONSOREnvironmental Protection, Resiliency and WaterfrontsAnnual report on drainage infrastructure.IntroductionThis bill would require the Department of Environmental Protection to issue an annual report on the condition of critical water drainage infrastructure within the City. It would further require a description of all outages that occurred in the previous year – detailing the length and severity of the outage, as well as the steps taken to resolve it.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0033-2024 *James F. Gennaro~SPONSOREnvironmental Protection, Resiliency and WaterfrontsNotification of discolored water or reduction of water pressure.IntroductionThis bill would require the Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) to alert relevant community boards and district offices of relevant council members 48 hours in advance of any work DEP will undertake that could lead to discolored water or the reduction or loss of water pressure.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0034-2024 *James F. Gennaro~SPONSOREnvironmental Protection, Resiliency and WaterfrontsAn invasive species advisory board.IntroductionThis bill would establish an invasive species advisory board, which would develop recommendations related to invasive species control, work to foster greater coordination between agencies and the public and examine the necessary steps for implementing programs.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0035-2024 *James F. Gennaro~SPONSOREnvironmental Protection, Resiliency and WaterfrontsA prohibition on the sale of laundry and dishwasher pods and sheets using polyvinyl alcohol.IntroductionThis bill would prohibit the sale of laundry and dishwasher pods, as well as laundry and dishwasher sheets, that include polyvinyl alcohol. It would also require education and outreach to retail and wholesale businesses on compliance with the requirements of this law.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0036-2024 *James F. Gennaro~SPONSORSanitation and Solid Waste ManagementCollection of recyclable materials after a holiday.IntroductionThis bill would require that, if a scheduled day for collection of recyclable materials falls on a holiday, the collection with take place within 2 days following the holiday.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0037-2024 *James F. Gennaro~SPONSORTransportation and InfrastructureIncreasing civil penalties for operating a bicycle, bicycle with electric assist, or electric scooter on the sidewalk.IntroductionThis bill would increase each of the existing civil penalties for operating a bicycle, a bicycle with electric assist (commonly referred to as an “e-bike”), or an electric scooter on the sidewalk.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0038-2024 *James F. Gennaro~SPONSOREnvironmental Protection, Resiliency and WaterfrontsClarifying the effective date of local law number 92 for the year 2019 and local law number 94 for the year 2019.IntroductionThis bill would clarify that applications for construction document approval that were filed with the Department of Buildings prior to the effective date of Local Laws 92 and 94 for the year 2019 would not be subject to the requirements of Local Laws 92 and 94.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Res 0008-2024 *James F. Gennaro~SPONSOREnvironmental Protection, Resiliency and WaterfrontsNYS Department of Health and NYS Environmental Facilities Corporation to fairly allocate grants and loans for lead service line replacement approved in the Federal Bipartisan Infrastructure Law and to remove all rules preventing NYC from receiving a fairResolution Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0039-2024 AShahana K. Hanif~SPONSORProposed Preconsidered - Women and Gender EquityEstablishing a program to assist with door and window repair and security for survivors of domestic and gender-based violence.IntroductionThis bill would require the Office to End Domestic and Gender-Based Violence (ENDGBV) to establish a trauma-informed program that connects eligible survivors of domestic or gender-based violence to support services, including, but not limited to, door and window repair services for the dwellings of eligible survivors as well as a personal emergency response device. No later than one year after EBDGBV establishes the program, the agency would be required to submit a report on the program to the Mayor and Speaker of the Council and post such report on the office’s website. ENDGBV would also be required to develop and conduct and outreach and education program to inform the public about the program.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0040-2024 *Kamillah Hanks~SPONSORFinanceIncreasing transparency and accountability in the real property tax assessment process.IntroductionCurrently, property tax assessors from the Department of Finance (DOF) are required to conduct a personal examination of every parcel of taxable real property once every three years and every parcel of non-taxable real property once every five years. This local law would require DOF to annually publish the list of all parcels that were personally examined by a property tax assessor identified by borough, block and lot and street address, the date on which the examination occurred, whether the parcel is taxable or non-taxable and the method by which the parcel was examined. In addition, the local law would require assessors to document the valuation method used to assess a parcel, including the reason such valuation method was chosen, and, where applicable, to document the comparable properties used to assess a parcel, including the reason such comparable properties were chosen. The local law would also require that DOF annually publish on its website the guides, manuals, protocols, policies or procedures used by the assessors to assess and value property. Lastly, this local law would require that the Notice of Property Value (NOPV) sent to cooperatives and condominiums list the comparable properties used to assess the value of the property and, where the comparable properties are different than those used in the prior tax year, the NOPV should indicate the fact of such change and the reason for the change.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0041-2024 *Kamillah Hanks~SPONSORTransportation and InfrastructureLimitation on parking of mobile homes and trailers on residential streets.IntroductionThis bill would make it a violation to park a mobile home or trailer in excess of three hours on a residential street. It would also make it a violation to park a mobile home or trailer on a residential street from 9pm through 5am. The bill would give the Department of Transportation, the Police Department, or any other authorized agency the power to subject to impoundment any mobile home or trailer parked in violation of this bill.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0042-2024 *Robert F. Holden~SPONSORFinanceImposing a limit upon the real property tax levy.IntroductionThis local law would prohibit the City Council from adopting a budget for the ensuing fiscal year that would require a property tax levy to be generated that is either two percent or the rate of inflation larger, whichever is less, than the prior year’s property tax levy. The Council may authorize the passage of a budget with a larger-than-authorized levy, it is passes a resolution with a two-thirds majority stating the reasons why the exception for the ensuing fiscal year is needed.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0043-2024 *Robert F. Holden~SPONSORSanitation and Solid Waste ManagementRequiring that all public waste receptacles be emptied by the department of sanitation at least once per day.IntroductionThis bill would require DSNY to empty all public waste receptacles at least once per day, except on days when DSNY has suspended or delayed garbage or recycling collection.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Res 0009-2024 *Robert F. Holden~SPONSORFinanceExtend the State’s property tax levy cap to NYC (S.40950).Resolution Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Res 0010-2024 *Robert F. Holden~SPONSORVeteransRecognizing July 27 annually as Korean War Veterans Armistice Day in the City of New York.Resolution Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0044-2024 *Crystal Hudson~SPONSORFinanceThe senior citizen rent increase exemption and the disability rent increase exemption.IntroductionThis bill would require the Department of Finance (DOF) to establish a citywide online system for tenants to apply to and renew their benefits under the Senior Citizen Rent Increase Exemption (SCRIE) Program and the Disability Rent Increase Exemption (DRIE) Program. It would also require that DOF conduct outreach efforts, via telephone or electronic mail, for any notice issued to tenants related to these programs. Lastly, the legislation would specify those events that would constitute as a permanent decrease of income triggering a rent redetermination for SCRIE and DRIE beneficiaries.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Res 0011-2024 *Crystal Hudson~SPONSORFinanceNational Infrastructure Bank Act of 2023. (H.R. 4052)Resolution Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Res 0012-2024 *Crystal Hudson~SPONSORChildren and YouthRequire child protective services to orally and in writing disclose certain information to parents and caretakers who are subject to a protective child services investigation. (A.6792A/S.5484B)Resolution Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0045-2024 *Rita C. Joseph~SPONSOREducationRequiring DOE to report actual class sizes and expand reports on the amount of students in special programs in New York city public schools.IntroductionThis bill would require the Department of Education (DOE) to report the actual class size of all classes in DOE schools and programs. This bill would also require the DOE to report on a district, borough, and citywide level, the number and percentage of students in special programs, disaggregated by program type, grade, race or ethnicity, gender, and English language learner status.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Res 0013-2024 *Rita C. Joseph~SPONSOREducationDesignating the second Friday in March annually as Social and Emotional Learning Day in the City of New York.Resolution Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0046-2024 *Shekar Krishnan~SPONSORTransportation and InfrastructureDeveloping a strategic blueprint to reduce capital project durations by at least 25 percent.IntroductionThis bill would require the Department of Design and Construction to coordinate with other agencies as appropriate to prepare a strategic blueprint to reduce the duration of capital projects by at least 25 percent. Such blueprint would review, at a minimum, early completion incentives; standardization of processes, timelines, and forms; and agency coordination with utility companies.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0047-2024 *Shekar Krishnan~SPONSORPreconsidered - Consumer and Worker ProtectionRepealing the misdemeanor criminal penalties for general vendors and mobile food vendors.IntroductionThis bill would remove all misdemeanor criminal penalties for general vendors and mobile food vendors. Vendors who violate such vending requirements would be subject to an offense and civil penalties.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0048-2024 *Christopher Marte~SPONSORSanitation and Solid Waste ManagementRequiring that notices of violation issued by the dept of sanitation be accompanied by a photograph of the alleged violation.IntroductionThe proposed bill would require that notices of violation issued by the Department of Sanitation be accompanied by a photograph of the alleged violation.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0049-2024 *Julie Menin~SPONSORPreconsidered - Consumer and Worker ProtectionVendor display and storage of goods, and to repeal sections 17-313 and 20-463 of such code, relating to bookkeeping requirements for vendors.IntroductionThis bill would allow mobile food vendors to display or store goods on top of their carts, and it would simplify the display requirements for general vendors. Additionally, this bill would remove bookkeeping requirements for general vendors and mobile food vendors.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0050-2024 *Julie Menin~SPONSORPreconsidered - Consumer and Worker ProtectionRequirement of food vendors to obtain a certificate of authority to collect sales tax, to repeal sections 17-310 and 20-457 of such code, relating to tax clearance and minimum tax payments for the renewal of mobile food licenses and permits and general veIntroductionThe bill would eliminate the requirement that individual employees of mobile food vending carts or trucks each have a New York State Certificate of Sales Tax Authority. This bill would also eliminate the requirement that mobile food vendors and general vendors obtain a tax clearance certificate upon renewal of a license or permit.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0051-2024 *Julie Menin~SPONSORPreconsidered - Consumer and Worker ProtectionProhibiting vending in bicycle lanes.IntroductionThis bill would prohibit general vendors and mobile food vendors from vending in bicycle lanes, and it would prohibit vendor-related activity from occupying bicycle lanes.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Res 0014-2024 *Julie Menin~SPONSORTechnologyThe Affordable Connectivity Program Extension Act of 2024 (S.3565/H.R.6929).Resolution Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Res 0015-2024 *Julie Menin~SPONSORMental Health, Disabilities and AddictionNew York Child Data Privacy and Protection Act and the Stop Addictive Feeds Exploitation (SAFE) for Kids Act (S.3281/A.4967)(S.7694/A.8148).Resolution Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0052-2024 *Francisco P. Moya~SPONSORSanitation and Solid Waste ManagementStreet cleanliness grading system.IntroductionThis bill would require an agency or office designated by the Mayor to divide each Sanitation District into three or more subdivisions, to be referred to as Sanitation Sections, and inspect and assign a cleanliness grade to a sample of streets within each Sanitation Section at least twice per month. The bill also would require the agency to post on its website, on a quarterly basis, a cleanliness grade for each inspected sample of streets, a description of any factors observed that contributed to such grade, a list of streets included in such sample, and a cleanliness grade for the sample’s larger corresponding Sanitation Section and Sanitation District. Additionally, the bill would require the agency to re-inspect low-graded samples and to publish an updated cleanliness grade. The bill would also require the agency to use cleanliness grades to inform where to direct its resources.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0053-2024 *Mercedes Narcisse~SPONSORHealthProviding public educational outreach regarding pediatric obesity.IntroductionThis bill would require the Department of Health and Mental Hygiene (DOHMH) to conduct public educational outreach to increase awareness of the health risks associated with pediatric obesity, and would require the department to conduct outreach to pediatricians and family practitioners in neighborhoods disproportionally impacted by pediatric obesity. The bill would also require DOHMH to identify the resources available to those impacted by pediatric obesity, such as the pediatric obesity action kit.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0054-2024 *Sandy Nurse~SPONSORPreconsidered - Consumer and Worker ProtectionRecord keeping and reporting on the disposal of rechargeable batteries used for powered mobility devices.IntroductionThis bill creates record keeping and reporting requirements for entities that purchase or accept second-use rechargeable lithium-ion batteries that power devices such as e-bikes and electric scooters. The entities would be required to maintain and submit records to the Department of Consumer and Worker Protection (DCWP), on information pertaining to the number and type of rechargeable batteries purchased or accepted and how such rechargeable batteries were disposed of. Additionally, all records would be made available to the Department of Sanitation and Fire Department upon request; and DCWP would be required to submit an annual report summarizing information gathered pursuant to this law.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0055-2024 *Sandy Nurse~SPONSORSanitation and Solid Waste ManagementRequiring the department of sanitation to accept commercial solid waste at city-owned or operated marine transfer stations and city-owned or operated rail transfer stations.IntroductionThis bill would require the Department of Sanitation to accept and process commercial solid waste at all city-owned or operated marine and rail transfer stations, and to publicly report the amount and type of waste received at such stations on an annual basis.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0056-2024 *Chi A. Ossé~SPONSORChildren and YouthRequiring the administration for children’s services to report annually on the number of and placement of LGBTQ+ foster youth.IntroductionThis bill would require the Administration for Children’s Services to survey foster youth as to their LGBTQ+ and racial identities, and report annually on such responses as they relate to placement of foster youth into permanent homes.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0057-2024 *Chi A. Ossé~SPONSORSanitation and Solid Waste ManagementPenalties for failure to store waste in a satisfactory manner in required receptacles and for placing waste at the curb or on the street or sidewalk prior to the specified time for collection.IntroductionThis bill would increase the penalties for failure to store waste in a satisfactory manner in required receptacles and placing waste at the curb or on the street or sidewalk prior to the time that waste can be placed at the curb for collection, as specified in the rules of the Department of Sanitation. The penalties would vary by the number of violations and the number of units in the building, up to a maximum penalty of $3,500 for buildings with at least 51 units and at least 15 violations in a 12-month period.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0058-2024 *Vickie Paladino~SPONSOREnvironmental Protection, Resiliency and WaterfrontsDelaying the greenhouse gas emission reduction requirements outlined in Local Law 97 by 7 years.IntroductionThis bill would delay by 7 years all requirements and related penalties created by Local Law 97 pertaining to the reduction of greenhouse gas emissions by buildings.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0059-2024 *Vickie Paladino~SPONSORHousing and BuildingsTemporarily exempting certain covered buildings from building emissions limits and studying the impact of such limits on such buildings and on the electrical distribution grid.IntroductionLocal Law 97 of 2019 establishes greenhouse gas emission limits for certain buildings in the City and imposes penalties for non-compliance with those limits. This bill would, for calendar years 2024 and 2025, exempt condominiums, cooperatives, and apartment buildings from emissions limits imposed by Local Law 97. The head of an office or agency designated by the Mayor, in collaboration with the Director of the Office of Building Energy and Emissions Performance, would be required to study and report to the Speaker and the Mayor on the projected financial impact of building emissions limits from 2026 to 2034 on these buildings, as well as to post the report on the City’s website. This bill would further require the Mayor’s Office of Long-Term Planning and Sustainability to study and report to the Speaker and the Mayor on the impact of building emissions limits through 2050 on the City’s electrical grid, as well as to post the report on the City’s website.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0060-2024 *Vickie Paladino~SPONSORTransportation and InfrastructureProhibiting the operation of electric scooters and bicycles with electric assist in parks.IntroductionThis bill would prohibit the operation of electric scooters and bicycles with electric assist in any park under the jurisdiction of the department of parks and recreation.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Res 0016-2024 *Vickie Paladino~SPONSORAgingIncrease personal needs allowance amounts for individuals who are deemed eligible (S.7786/A.8396).Resolution Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Res 0017-2024 *Vickie Paladino~SPONSOREnvironmental Protection, Resiliency and WaterfrontsUnited States Federal Aviation Administration to eliminate the continual use of LaGuardia Airport’s TNNIS flight path.Resolution Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Res 0018-2024 *Vickie Paladino~SPONSORVeteransDOE to observe Veterans Day the Friday before November 11th if it falls on a Saturday and the Monday after the 11th if it falls on a Sunday.Resolution Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0061-2024 *Keith Powers ~SPONSORFinanceEstablishment of a task force to study options and make recommendations for a plan to implement a municipal public bank.IntroductionThis bill would create a task force to study the potential for a public bank sponsored by the city, recommend a draft plan of governance and charter requirements proposed under New York Senate Bill S.1754 for the year 2023, and issue a report on their findings. The task force shall consist of three members appointed by the mayor, one of whom shall be the commissioner of finance or their designee, one of whom shall be the commissioner of consumer and worker protection or their designee, and one of whom shall be a representative of a labor organization; three members appointed by the comptroller, one of whom must have community banking experience; and three members appointed by the speaker of the council, one of whom must be a representative of a small business association and one of whom must be a member of a community-based organization responsible for community development, economic development, and/or consumer protection. The chair of the task force shall be named from the speaker’s appointees. The task force final report shall be due no later than one year from its first meeting and disband 180 days after submission of the report.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0062-2024 *Keith Powers ~SPONSORFinanceSuspending the tax imposed by chapter 24 of title 11 of such code for the tax year beginning on June 1, 2023.IntroductionThis bill would impose a suspension of the tax on retail license of the State Liquor Authority for the tax year beginning June 1, 2023.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0063-2024 *Keith Powers ~SPONSORFinanceExemption from the commercial rent tax.IntroductionCurrently, billboards and advertising signs are considered taxable premises for purposes of the commercial rent tax and the rent paid to advertise on those spaces is subject to the tax. This bill would exempt the rents for premises within the Theater Subdistrict solely used for the purpose of advertisement.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0064-2024 *Keith Powers ~SPONSORFinanceTemporary exemption from the payment of the commercial rent tax for certain businesses.IntroductionThis bill would exempt all tenants who used their taxable premises primarily as a retail store providing goods or services, or as a food service establishment providing food or beverages for individual portion service directly to consumers, including restaurants, nightclubs and bars, from the Commercial Rent Tax for the tax period from June 1, 2022 to May 31, 2025.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0065-2024 *Keith Powers ~SPONSORFinanceReporting on moneys on deposit.IntroductionThis local law would require the Commissioner of Finance to make quarterly reports regarding the Department of Finance’s accounts of deposit, disaggregated by account and re-aggregated by bank or trust companyReferred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0066-2024 *Keith Powers ~SPONSORFinanceReporting on non-depository city financial services.IntroductionThis bill would require the Director of Management and Budget to issue to the Speaker of the Council, and to post on the Office of Management and Budget’s (OMB) website, quarterly reports on the City’s use of non-depository financial institutions for the immediately-preceding quarter, starting no later than January 31, 2025. Such reports would detail the fees and returns for a wide variety of financial services, including money market accounts and bond issues, but excluding pension investments.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Res 0019-2024 *Keith Powers ~SPONSORFinanceAuthorizing a personal income tax deduction for student loan payments. (S.2895/A.1563)Resolution Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Res 0020-2024 *Keith Powers ~SPONSORFinanceEstablish the New York Public Banking Act. (A.3352/S.1754)Resolution Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0067-2024 *Public Advocate Jumaane Williams~SPONSORFinanceDept of finance conducting education and outreach regarding deed and foreclosure prevention assistance fraud.IntroductionThis local law would require the Department of Finance, in conjunction with the Department of Housing Preservation and Development and the Department of Consumer and Worker Protection, to conduct education and outreach regarding deed fraud and foreclosure prevention assistance fraud through the posting and dissemination of resource materials, including referral resources for legal assistance.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0068-2024 *Public Advocate Jumaane Williams~SPONSORFinanceA temporary moratorium on third party transfers of real property and a study on the eligibility of transferable property.IntroductionThis bill would impose a two-year moratorium on the Department of Housing Preservation and Development’s (HPD) Third Party Transfer program. The bill would also require quarterly reporting in which HPD discloses the properties it has identified as eligible for transfer through the Third Party Transfer program.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Res 0021-2024 *Public Advocate Jumaane Williams~SPONSORChildren and YouthNYS Office of Children and Family Services to prohibit juvenile justice agencies from using room confinement as a form of restraint in secure detention facilities.Resolution Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0069-2024 *Lincoln Restler~SPONSORCivil and Human RightsForbidding agreements to shorten the period in which claims and complaints of unlawful discriminatory practices, harassment or violence may be filed and in which civil actions may be commenced.IntroductionUnder Title 8 of the Administrative Code, people have one year to file a complaint with the NYC Commission on Human Rights for an unlawful discriminatory practice or act of discriminatory harassment or violence and three years to file a claim of gender-based harassment. In addition, they may commence a civil action within three years. This bill would make unenforceable and void any provision of any agreement that purports to shorten such periods.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0070-2024 *Lincoln Restler~SPONSOREconomic DevelopmentProhibiting non-essential helicopters from operating at heliports owned or operated by the city.IntroductionThis bill would require the Department of Small Business Services to require the New York City Economic Development Corporation to prohibit all non-essential helicopter operations at heliports owned or operated by the City.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0071-2024 *Lincoln Restler~SPONSORFire and Emergency ManagementRequiring the commissioner of emergency management to develop and implement a plan regarding public notification during air quality emergencies.IntroductionThis bill would require the Commissioner of Emergency Management to develop and implement a plan to ensure that notifications disseminated by New York City relating to an air quality emergency are frequent, timely, disseminated in advance of the emergency to the extent possible, include the expected Air Quality Index, include information about how to stay safe during the emergency, direct the recipient to the Department of Environmental Protection’s website for further information on the City’s response, include information on additional services and materials the City is making available to the public, and include information on any limitations the City is imposing on the public. The bill would also require the Commissioner of Emergency Management to issue three annual reports to the Council regarding the contents of such plan and any relevant updates regarding such planReferred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0072-2024 *Lincoln Restler~SPONSORFire and Emergency ManagementEmergency response protocols on days of air quality emergency.IntroductionThis bill would require the Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) to declare any day on which the federal Air Quality Index is expected to or does exceed 150 as a “Spare the Air Day,” and to post on its website and publicly disseminate information concerning the air quality emergency. The bill would also require DEP to work with other agencies to implement emergency response protocols on Spare the Air Days, including by ensuring that all clean air centers are open to the public, distributing face masks, opening High-Occupancy Vehicle (HOV) lanes, and creating short-term access to shelters for homeless individuals. The bill would also prohibit outdoor charcoal grilling on Spare the Air Days, as well as other activities that impair outdoor air quality, as determined by DEP in collaboration with the New York City Office of Emergency Management and any other relevant agency.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0073-2024 *Lincoln Restler~SPONSORFire and Emergency ManagementRooftop access requirements for buildings with solar panel installations.IntroductionThis bill would amend existing Fire Code requirements relating to rooftop access for fire fighting operations. Specifically, the bill would decrease the required width of clear paths required on rooftops, and provide alternative rooftop access requirements in circumstances where solar panels are being installed on adjoining buildings not more than 25 feet in width.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0074-2024 *Lincoln Restler~SPONSORFire and Emergency ManagementRequiring the commissioner of emergency management to develop and implement a comprehensive plan for air quality emergencies.IntroductionThis bill would require the commissioner of the New York City Office of Emergency Management (OEM) to develop and implement a comprehensive plan to address air quality emergencies in the city, involving in part the identification of other governmental agencies OEM must contact, identification of circumstances under which OEM would call upon other jurisdictions for assistance, the creation or designation of clean air centers for use by the public, measures to protect the health of the public during an emergency, measures to inform the public about an emergency, limiting of use of motor vehicles in the city’s fleet during an emergency, and measures to reduce the deterioration of air quality. The bill would also require this commissioner to report to the Speaker of the Council on a yearly basis about actions taken pursuant to this plan.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0075-2024 *Lincoln Restler~SPONSORGovernmental Operations, State & Federal LegislationRequiring the department of citywide administrative services to maintain an interactive webpage providing information on the city government workforce and to publish semiannual reports aggregating and summarizing such information.IntroductionThis bill would require the Department of Citywide Administrative Services (DCAS) to maintain an interactive webpage with agency specific information about the city government workforce. The data presented would include information on workforce composition, demographics, salary, hiring, separation, and residency. The webpage would also include a public hiring tracker that would be updated every two weeks with information on the number of employees hired by and separated from each agency, the current agency headcount, and percentage of each agency’s personnel budget spent since the start of the fiscal year. Finally, this bill would require DCAS to publish a report twice a year that would aggregate and summarize the information provided on the interactive webpage.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0076-2024 *Lincoln Restler~SPONSORGovernmental Operations, State & Federal LegislationPost-employment activities of former elected officials.IntroductionThis bill would bar former elected officials from lobbying any agency for two years after their termination from city service.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0077-2024 *Lincoln Restler~SPONSORGovernmental Operations, State & Federal LegislationPost-employment activities of certain former public servants.IntroductionThis bill would reform the current system under which former city employees and public servants are allowed to lobby city government after they have left city service. Under this bill, former agency heads and high-level employees of the Mayor’s Office, the City Council, or the Law Department would be barred from lobbying any city agency for two years. High-level staffers at other agencies, boards, and commissions, as well as paid board members, would be prohibited from lobbying any city agency up to one year after they leave city service, and would be prohibited from lobbying their former agency for one additional year. This bill would make technical edits to the existing prohibitions barring elected officials from lobbying an agency within the branch of city government they served for two years, however, the substance of this portion of the law would not be changed as part of this legislation.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0078-2024 *Lincoln Restler~SPONSORHousing and BuildingsThe disposition of real property of the city.IntroductionThis bill would require that when the city disposes of land for affordable housing, or for any other public use or purpose, it prioritize not-for-profit developers and community land trusts.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0079-2024 *Lincoln Restler~SPONSORTransportation and InfrastructureInstallation of pedestrian lighting fixtures.IntroductionThis bill would require the commissioner of transportation to install lighting fixtures specifically designed to illuminate sidewalks for pedestrians in no fewer than 500 commercial corridors per year, until the entire sidewalk in each commercial corridor is illuminated to a minimum of 1 footcandle (11 lux). If possible, at least 450 of the selected commercial corridors must be contiguous to at least one other commercial corridor that either has been selected for installation of pedestrian lighting fixtures in the same year or already has sufficient lighting.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0080-2024 *Lincoln Restler~SPONSORTransportation and InfrastructureHazardous obstruction by vehicles and civilian complaints to the department of transportation for hazardous obstruction violations.IntroductionThis bill would create a new violation and civil penalty for hazardous obstruction by a vehicle of a bicycle lane, bus lane when bus lane restrictions are in effect, sidewalk, crosswalk, or fire hydrant when such vehicle is located within a radial distance of 2640 feet of a school building, entrance, or exit. The proposed legislation imposes a $175 penalty for each such violation. Such violations would be returnable to the Office of Administrative Trials and Hearings (OATH). The proposed legislation would require the Department of Transportation (DOT) to create a civilian reporting program where civilians may submit complaints and supporting evidence for alleged violations to DOT. Where DOT brings a proceeding before OATH using evidence or information submitted by a civilian complainant, OATH would award the complainant 25 percent of any proceeds collected as a result of such proceeding.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0081-2024 *Kevin C. Riley~SPONSORChildren and YouthRequiring an audit and report on foster care placement notices.IntroductionThe New York Social Services law and Family Court Act require that when a foster care placement changes, a social services agency or worker must provide the attorney for the child with notice of the change in placement. This bill would require the Administration for Children’s Services (ACS) to conduct quarterly audits of foster care placement notifications. The audit would include a review of instances in which a notice was not provided as required, the time elapsed between a change in foster care placement and when the placement notice was provided, when notice of the change was provided to the attorney for the child and a summary of the information that was missing from the notice. ACS would be required to report to the Mayor and the Speaker of the Council, and post on the ACS website, a report with the results of its audit from the preceding quarter.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0082-2024 *Kevin C. Riley~SPONSORPublic SafetyThe creation of a three-digit gun violence intervention hotline.IntroductionThis bill would require the office for neighborhood safety and the prevention of gun violence to establish a three-digit emergency hotline, known as the gun violence intervention hotline, to aid individuals seeking assistance with mental health and supportive services and programs related to gun violence intervention. The office would also be required to carry out a public awareness campaign, targeted at young adults, to inform residents about the hotline and submit annual reports to evaluate whether the hotline has been effective at coordinating services for gun violence intervention.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0083-2024 *Carlina Rivera ~SPONSORChildren and YouthChild protective caseloads and workloads action plan.IntroductionThis bill would require the Administration for Children’s Services (ACS), in consultation with the Department of Investigations and experts in child safety and child welfare, to create an action plan to implement best practices related to the maximum number of cases a child protective specialist can manage to improve child safety and wellbeing outcomes. The action plan would be published on ACS’ website and submitted to the Speaker of the City Council by September 30, 2019. ACS would report to the Speaker and make public every two years the efforts undertaken to implement the action plan.Withdrawn  Action details Not available
Int 0084-2024 *Carlina Rivera ~SPONSORImmigrationA survey of newly arrived migrants and asylum seekers, and to repeal such amendments upon the expiration thereof.IntroductionThis bill would require the Department of Consumer and Worker Protection (DCWP), in consultation with the Mayor’s Office of Immigrant Affairs (MOIA), to develop a survey of newly arrived migrants and asylum seekers to elicit information related to skills, economic opportunities, and workforce development obstacles. The bill would require MOIA, in consultation with DCWP, to conduct the survey annually in multiple languages in locations serving asylum seekers and migrants. The bill would require DCWP to submit an annual report to the Council reporting on the survey results and recommending policies and investments to support the economic wellbeing and success of new immigrants residing in New York City.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0085-2024 *Carlina Rivera ~SPONSORImmigrationA health survey of newly arrived migrants and asylum seekers, and to repeal such amendments upon the expiration thereof.IntroductionThis bill would require the Department of Health and Mental Hygiene (DOHMH), in consultation with the Mayor’s Office of Immigrant Affairs (MOIA) and any agency designated by the mayor, to develop a health survey of newly arrived migrants and asylum seekers to elicit information related to long-term health needs and chronic conditions of migrants and asylum seekers, healthcare service requests from migrants and asylum seekers, healthcare referrals or interventions provided to migrants and asylum seekers, and, to the extent practicable, the outcomes of those referrals or interventions. The bill would require MOIA, in consultation with DOHMH and any agency designated by the mayor, to conduct the survey annually in multiple languages in locations serving migrants and asylum seekers. The bill would require DOHMH to submit an annual report to the Council reporting on the survey results and recommending ways to identify and anticipate health needs of migrants and asylum seekers residing in New York City.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0086-2024 *Carlina Rivera ~SPONSORChildren and YouthRequiring child protective specialists to orally disseminate information to parents or caretakers about their rights during initial contact at the start of an ACS investigation.IntroductionThis bill would require the Administration for Children’s Services (ACS) to orally disseminate to a parent or caretaker information about their rights during a child protective investigation at ACS’ initial point of contact with a parent or caretaker during such investigation.Withdrawn  Action details Not available
Res 0022-2024 *Carlina Rivera ~SPONSORHospitalsMount Sinai Health System to keep the 16th Street Mount Sinai Beth Israel hospital campus open.Resolution Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Res 0023-2024 *Carlina Rivera ~SPONSORHospitalsPrevent the Mount Sinai Health System from closing the 16th Street Mount Sinai Beth Israel hospital campus.Resolution Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Res 0024-2024 *Carlina Rivera ~SPONSORTransportation and InfrastructureRequire that purchasers of new limited use motorcycles present a driver’s license appropriate for the legal operation of such limited use motorcycles to the limited use motorcycle dealer, and register such limited use motorcycles.Resolution Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0087-2024 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.~SPONSORChildren and YouthRequiring the administration for children’s services and the department of probation to report on juvenile justice statistics.IntroductionIn response to Raise the Age, an expanded number of justice involved youth will be under the jurisdiction of the Administration for Children’s Service. This legislation would expand existing reporting requirements in the Administrative Code to more closely adhere to legal classifications of the juvenile justice population.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0088-2024 *Pierina Ana Sanchez~SPONSORFire and Emergency ManagementQualifications of individuals to perform periodic inspection, test and maintenance fire and smoke dampers and smoke control systems.IntroductionThis bill amends provisions related to the periodic inspection, testing, and maintenance requirements for fire and smoke dampers and smoke control systems. Specifically, the legislation incorporates NFPA standards for the schedule of periodic testing of fire and smoke dampers and smoke control systems, creates procedures for conducting mandated inspections, and establishes qualification requirements for individuals performing inspections, tests, and maintenance of such systems.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0089-2024 *Pierina Ana Sanchez~SPONSORFire and Emergency ManagementStrengthening Fire Safety Bill Package - Notification of certain local officials of fires located within their jurisdiction.IntroductionThis bill would require the Fire Commissioner to provide notice to community boards, Borough Presidents, and Council Members of a fire located within their respective jurisdiction within six hours of the Fire Commissioner becoming aware of the fire. Notice would contain the following information relating to the fire: initial alarm level, highest alarm level, type of structure affected, and address of the location of the fire. The Fire Commissioner would have to solicit from community boards, Borough Presidents, and Council Members their preferred methods of notice and appropriate contact information. The Fire Commissioner would be prohibited from providing this notice if the Fire Commissioner determines that notice would be inappropriate under the circumstances.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0090-2024 *Pierina Ana Sanchez~SPONSORFire and Emergency ManagementStrengthening Fire Safety Bill Package - Requiring the FDNY to provide annual fire hazard-identification trainings to HPD inspectors and DOB inspectors, requiring such inspectors to notify owners and tenants of hazards.IntroductionThis bill would create an obligation for Department of Housing Preservation and Development inspectors and Department of Buildings inspectors to receive annual fire-hazard identification training from the Fire Department and would obligate inspectors to notify owners of external and internal fire hazards including, but not limited to, hanging wires; appliances; battery-charged vehicles or devices; flammable materials, liquids, and debris; building defects; and inaccessible exits and fire escapes.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0091-2024 *Lynn C. Schulman~SPONSORHealthThe creation, distribution, and posting of safe drug storage information.IntroductionThis bill would require the Department of Health and Mental Hygiene to create posters detailing safe drug storage practices for controlled substances. The department’s posters would be required to contain writing in 40-point font or larger, and to provide the information in all designated citywide languages. The department would be required to produce such posters and to distribute such posters to pharmacies. This bill would also require pharmacies to post a minimum of two such posters on the interior of their establishment in a manner that is clearly visible to customers within 15 days after the department provides such posters.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available