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Meeting Name: Committee on Public Safety Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 11/2/2016 10:00 AM Minutes status: Final  
Meeting location: Council Chambers - City Hall
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Attachments: Attachments - Int. No. 1308, Attachments - Int. No. 1315, Attachments - Int. No. 1317, Attachments - Int. No. 1318, Attachments - Int. No. 1320, Attachments - Int. No. 1321, Attachments - Int. No. 1323, Attachments - Int. No. 1326, Attachments - Int. No. 1327, Attachments - Int. No. 1333-A, Attachments - Int. No. 1338, Attachments - Int. No. 1339, Attachments - Int. No. 1344
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Int 1308-2016 *Melissa Mark-Viverito  Nuisance Abatement Fairness Act - Limiting the application of temporary orders obtained pursuant to the nuisance abatement law.IntroductionThis bill limits the availability of orders pursuant to the Nuisance Abatement Law being issued without the defendant being put on notice or having an opportunity to plead their case in court.Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 1308-2016 *Melissa Mark-Viverito  Nuisance Abatement Fairness Act - Limiting the application of temporary orders obtained pursuant to the nuisance abatement law.IntroductionThis bill limits the availability of orders pursuant to the Nuisance Abatement Law being issued without the defendant being put on notice or having an opportunity to plead their case in court.Laid Over by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 1315-2016 *Daniel R. Garodnick  Nuisance Abatement Fairness Act - Resolving conflicts between the nuisance abatement law and related proceedings and fines for public nuisances involving alcohol.IntroductionThis bill permits the dismissal of an action pursuant to the Nuisance Abatement Law if a similar proceeding has already been conducted or is being conducted in housing court or by the New York City Housing Authority, unless the city has a unique interest in the Nuisance Abatement action distinct from the other proceeding. The bill also requires consideration of fines imposed by the State Liquor Authority in Nuisance Abatement actions brought for violations of the Alcoholic Beverage Control.Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 1315-2016 *Daniel R. Garodnick  Nuisance Abatement Fairness Act - Resolving conflicts between the nuisance abatement law and related proceedings and fines for public nuisances involving alcohol.IntroductionThis bill permits the dismissal of an action pursuant to the Nuisance Abatement Law if a similar proceeding has already been conducted or is being conducted in housing court or by the New York City Housing Authority, unless the city has a unique interest in the Nuisance Abatement action distinct from the other proceeding. The bill also requires consideration of fines imposed by the State Liquor Authority in Nuisance Abatement actions brought for violations of the Alcoholic Beverage Control.Laid Over by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 1317-2016 *Vanessa L. Gibson  Nuisance Abatement Fairness Act - Excluding certain violations involving possession of a controlled substance or marihuana from the nuisance abatement law.IntroductionThis bill also excludes drug possession and marijuana misdemeanors from Nuisance Abatement actions, and includes only felony drug and marijuana related offenses.Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 1317-2016 *Vanessa L. Gibson  Nuisance Abatement Fairness Act - Excluding certain violations involving possession of a controlled substance or marihuana from the nuisance abatement law.IntroductionThis bill also excludes drug possession and marijuana misdemeanors from Nuisance Abatement actions, and includes only felony drug and marijuana related offenses.Laid Over by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 1318-2016 *Barry S. Grodenchik  Nuisance Abatement Fairness Act - Requiring verification of occupancy prior to enforcing injunctive relief pursuant to the nuisance abatement law.IntroductionThis bill requires the Law Department to verify the occupancy of any person alleged to have caused a nuisance before filing a Nuisance Abatement action.Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 1318-2016 *Barry S. Grodenchik  Nuisance Abatement Fairness Act - Requiring verification of occupancy prior to enforcing injunctive relief pursuant to the nuisance abatement law.IntroductionThis bill requires the Law Department to verify the occupancy of any person alleged to have caused a nuisance before filing a Nuisance Abatement action.Laid Over by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 1320-2016 *Corey D. Johnson  Nuisance Abatement Fairness Act - Requiring laboratory reports in drug-related nuisance abatement cases.IntroductionThis bill prohibits the Law Department from filing a Nuisance Abatement action for crimes related to drugs unless they submit laboratory reports verifying the presence of drugs.Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 1320-2016 *Corey D. Johnson  Nuisance Abatement Fairness Act - Requiring laboratory reports in drug-related nuisance abatement cases.IntroductionThis bill prohibits the Law Department from filing a Nuisance Abatement action for crimes related to drugs unless they submit laboratory reports verifying the presence of drugs.Laid Over by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 1321-2016 *Corey D. Johnson  Nuisance Abatement Fairness Act - Requiring a police or peace officer to personally witness a drug violation to file an action under the nuisance abatement law.IntroductionThis bill requires at least one of the incidents in a drug case filed under the Nuisance Abatement Law to be personally witnessed by a police officer.Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 1321-2016 *Corey D. Johnson  Nuisance Abatement Fairness Act - Requiring a police or peace officer to personally witness a drug violation to file an action under the nuisance abatement law.IntroductionThis bill requires at least one of the incidents in a drug case filed under the Nuisance Abatement Law to be personally witnessed by a police officer.Laid Over by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 1323-2016 *Karen Koslowitz  Nuisance Abatement Fairness Act - Prohibiting permanent exclusions pursuant to the nuisance abatement law.IntroductionThis bill limits the amount of time an individual may be excluded from a property by a nuisance abatement action to one year, or three years in special circumstances.Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 1323-2016 *Karen Koslowitz  Nuisance Abatement Fairness Act - Prohibiting permanent exclusions pursuant to the nuisance abatement law.IntroductionThis bill limits the amount of time an individual may be excluded from a property by a nuisance abatement action to one year, or three years in special circumstances.Laid Over by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 1326-2016 *Stephen T. Levin  Nuisance Abatement Fairness Act - Repealing the padlock law.IntroductionThis bill repeals the Padlock Law, which permits the NYPD to close a residence or business housing illicit activities after two offenses and one conviction, without judicial review.Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 1326-2016 *Stephen T. Levin  Nuisance Abatement Fairness Act - Repealing the padlock law.IntroductionThis bill repeals the Padlock Law, which permits the NYPD to close a residence or business housing illicit activities after two offenses and one conviction, without judicial review.Laid Over by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 1327-2016 *Mark Levine  Nuisance Abatement Fairness Act - Requiring reporting on nuisance abatement actions.IntroductionThis bill requires the comprehensive reporting on the New York City Police Department’s use of the Nuisance Abatement Law. Also, this bill requires the Law Department to report on the other agencies’ use of this law.Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 1327-2016 *Mark Levine  Nuisance Abatement Fairness Act - Requiring reporting on nuisance abatement actions.IntroductionThis bill requires the comprehensive reporting on the New York City Police Department’s use of the Nuisance Abatement Law. Also, this bill requires the Law Department to report on the other agencies’ use of this law.Laid Over by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 1333-2016 *Donovan J. Richards Proposed Int. No. 1333-ANuisance Abatement Fairness Act - Amending the definition of public nuisances and establishing timeliness requirements under the nuisance abatement law, and to repeal certain provisions of the nuisance abatement law defining public nuisances and provisioIntroductionThis bill sets a four month statute of limitations for the Nuisance Abatement Law generally, and repeals types of nuisances which have not been utilized, including those related to obscenity, air pollution, and noise control. The bill also eliminates references to these sections, and modernizes certain definitions and references in the Nuisance Abatement Law.Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 1333-2016 *Donovan J. Richards  Nuisance Abatement Fairness Act - Amending the definition of public nuisances and establishing timeliness requirements under the nuisance abatement law, and to repeal certain provisions of the nuisance abatement law defining public nuisances and provisioIntroductionThis bill sets a four month statute of limitations for the Nuisance Abatement Law generally, and repeals types of nuisances which have not been utilized, including those related to obscenity, air pollution, and noise control. The bill also eliminates references to these sections, and modernizes certain definitions and references in the Nuisance Abatement Law.Laid Over by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 1338-2016 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.  Nuisance Abatement Fairness Act - Requiring procedures for the corporation counsel when filing actions under the nuisance abatement law.IntroductionThis bill requires the corporation counsel to ensure that sealed criminal records are not used for the purpose of evidence in nuisance abatement actions. This bill also requires the personal service of notices of court appearances relating to nuisance abatement actions, unless a court orders otherwise.Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 1338-2016 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.  Nuisance Abatement Fairness Act - Requiring procedures for the corporation counsel when filing actions under the nuisance abatement law.IntroductionThis bill requires the corporation counsel to ensure that sealed criminal records are not used for the purpose of evidence in nuisance abatement actions. This bill also requires the personal service of notices of court appearances relating to nuisance abatement actions, unless a court orders otherwise.Laid Over by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 1339-2016 *Ritchie J. Torres  Nuisance Abatement Fairness Act - Restricting certain orders and dispositions pursuant to the nuisance abatement law.IntroductionThis bill requires all orders and dispositions reached in Nuisance Abatement cases to be ordered by a judge, and states that the purpose of the Nuisance Abatement Law is not to impose punitive damages. This bill would also prohibit the application of this law from restricting the rights of any person who was not aware and had no reason to be aware of a nuisance.Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 1339-2016 *Ritchie J. Torres  Nuisance Abatement Fairness Act - Restricting certain orders and dispositions pursuant to the nuisance abatement law.IntroductionThis bill requires all orders and dispositions reached in Nuisance Abatement cases to be ordered by a judge, and states that the purpose of the Nuisance Abatement Law is not to impose punitive damages. This bill would also prohibit the application of this law from restricting the rights of any person who was not aware and had no reason to be aware of a nuisance.Laid Over by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 1344-2016 *Jumaane D. Williams  Nuisance Abatement Fairness Act - Amending the nuisance abatement law regarding alcoholic beverages.IntroductionThis bill amends the Nuisance Abatement Law regarding “nuisances” that involve violating the State’s Alcoholic Beverage Control Law. For locations with a license to sell alcohol, the bill would require 4 violations of this law to constitute a “nuisance” and restrict these violations to only those in which a reasonable would have been aware of such violation. The bill also restricts the application of this portion of the Nuisance Abatement Law to only “willful and flagrant” violations, for locations with a license to sell wine and beer but not a license to sell liquor.   Action details Not available
Int 1344-2016 *Jumaane D. Williams  Nuisance Abatement Fairness Act - Amending the nuisance abatement law regarding alcoholic beverages.IntroductionThis bill amends the Nuisance Abatement Law regarding “nuisances” that involve violating the State’s Alcoholic Beverage Control Law. For locations with a license to sell alcohol, the bill would require 4 violations of this law to constitute a “nuisance” and restrict these violations to only those in which a reasonable would have been aware of such violation. The bill also restricts the application of this portion of the Nuisance Abatement Law to only “willful and flagrant” violations, for locations with a license to sell wine and beer but not a license to sell liquor.   Action details Not available