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Meeting Name: Committee on Housing and Buildings Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 11/15/2016 1:00 PM Minutes status: Final  
Meeting location: Committee Room - City Hall
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Attachments: Attachments - Int. No. 738-A, Attachments - Int. No. 1079-A, Attachments - Int. No. 1088-A, Attachments - Int. No. 1090-A, Attachments - Int. No. 1093-A, Attachments - Int. No. 1094-A, Attachments - Int. No. 1098-A, Attachments - Int. No. 1100-A, Attachments - Int. No. 1101, Attachments - Int. No. 1102
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Int 0738-2015 *Mark Levine Proposed Int. No. 738-AQualification for gas work.IntroductionThis bill would bar individuals from performing work on gas piping systems after January 1, 2020 unless such individuals are (1) licensed master plumbers, (2) hold a gas qualification or (3) hold a limited gas qualification and perform work under the personal and immediate supervision of a gas qualification holder.Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 0738-2015 *Mark Levine  Qualification for gas work.IntroductionThis bill would bar individuals from performing work on gas piping systems after January 1, 2020 unless such individuals are (1) licensed master plumbers, (2) hold a gas qualification or (3) hold a limited gas qualification and perform work under the personal and immediate supervision of a gas qualification holder.Amendment Proposed by Comm  Action details Not available
Int 0738-2015 *Mark Levine  Qualification for gas work.IntroductionThis bill would bar individuals from performing work on gas piping systems after January 1, 2020 unless such individuals are (1) licensed master plumbers, (2) hold a gas qualification or (3) hold a limited gas qualification and perform work under the personal and immediate supervision of a gas qualification holder.Amended by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 0738-2015 AMark Levine  Qualification for gas work.IntroductionThis bill would bar individuals from performing work on gas piping systems after January 1, 2020 unless such individuals are (1) licensed master plumbers, (2) hold a gas qualification or (3) hold a limited gas qualification and perform work under the personal and immediate supervision of a gas qualification holder.Approved by CommitteePass Action details Not available
Int 1079-2016 *Melissa Mark-Viverito Proposed Int. No. 1079-AFinal inspections of gas piping systems.IntroductionThis bill requires that the final inspection of gas piping systems be performed by the Department of Buildings..Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 1079-2016 *Melissa Mark-Viverito  Final inspections of gas piping systems.IntroductionThis bill requires that the final inspection of gas piping systems be performed by the Department of Buildings..Amendment Proposed by Comm  Action details Not available
Int 1079-2016 *Melissa Mark-Viverito  Final inspections of gas piping systems.IntroductionThis bill requires that the final inspection of gas piping systems be performed by the Department of Buildings..Amended by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 1079-2016 AMelissa Mark-Viverito  Final inspections of gas piping systems.IntroductionThis bill requires that the final inspection of gas piping systems be performed by the Department of Buildings..Approved by CommitteePass Action details Not available
Int 1088-2016 *Rafael L. Espinal, Jr. Proposed Int. No. 1088-APeriodic inspections of gas piping systems.IntroductionThis bill would require that, commencing on January 1, 2019, owners of buildings with gas piping systems have such systems periodically inspected.Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 1088-2016 *Rafael L. Espinal, Jr.  Periodic inspections of gas piping systems.IntroductionThis bill would require that, commencing on January 1, 2019, owners of buildings with gas piping systems have such systems periodically inspected.Amendment Proposed by Comm  Action details Not available
Int 1088-2016 *Rafael L. Espinal, Jr.  Periodic inspections of gas piping systems.IntroductionThis bill would require that, commencing on January 1, 2019, owners of buildings with gas piping systems have such systems periodically inspected.Amended by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 1088-2016 ARafael L. Espinal, Jr.  Periodic inspections of gas piping systems.IntroductionThis bill would require that, commencing on January 1, 2019, owners of buildings with gas piping systems have such systems periodically inspected.Approved by CommitteePass Action details Not available
Int 1090-2016 *Vanessa L. Gibson Proposed Int. No. 1090-ARequiring owners to provide notice to their tenants regarding procedures that should be followed when a gas leak is suspected.IntroductionThis bill would require owners to instruct their tenants to call 911 and their gas service providers, prior to informing such owners, when a gas leak is suspected.Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 1090-2016 *Vanessa L. Gibson  Requiring owners to provide notice to their tenants regarding procedures that should be followed when a gas leak is suspected.IntroductionThis bill would require owners to instruct their tenants to call 911 and their gas service providers, prior to informing such owners, when a gas leak is suspected.Amendment Proposed by Comm  Action details Not available
Int 1090-2016 *Vanessa L. Gibson  Requiring owners to provide notice to their tenants regarding procedures that should be followed when a gas leak is suspected.IntroductionThis bill would require owners to instruct their tenants to call 911 and their gas service providers, prior to informing such owners, when a gas leak is suspected.Amended by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 1090-2016 AVanessa L. Gibson  Requiring owners to provide notice to their tenants regarding procedures that should be followed when a gas leak is suspected.IntroductionThis bill would require owners to instruct their tenants to call 911 and their gas service providers, prior to informing such owners, when a gas leak is suspected.Approved by CommitteePass Action details Not available
Int 1093-2016 *Rosie Mendez Proposed Int. No. 1093-ARequiring gas service providers and owners to notify the DOB within 24 hours when gas service is shut-off or not restored due to safety concerns.IntroductionThis bill would require gas service operators and owners to notify the Department of Buildings within twenty-four hours when gas service is shut-off or not restored due to safety concerns.Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 1093-2016 *Rosie Mendez  Requiring gas service providers and owners to notify the DOB within 24 hours when gas service is shut-off or not restored due to safety concerns.IntroductionThis bill would require gas service operators and owners to notify the Department of Buildings within twenty-four hours when gas service is shut-off or not restored due to safety concerns.Amendment Proposed by Comm  Action details Not available
Int 1093-2016 *Rosie Mendez  Requiring gas service providers and owners to notify the DOB within 24 hours when gas service is shut-off or not restored due to safety concerns.IntroductionThis bill would require gas service operators and owners to notify the Department of Buildings within twenty-four hours when gas service is shut-off or not restored due to safety concerns.Amended by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 1093-2016 ARosie Mendez  Requiring gas service providers and owners to notify the DOB within 24 hours when gas service is shut-off or not restored due to safety concerns.IntroductionThis bill would require gas service operators and owners to notify the Department of Buildings within twenty-four hours when gas service is shut-off or not restored due to safety concerns.Approved by CommitteePass Action details Not available
Int 1094-2016 *Donovan J. Richards Proposed Int. No. 1094-AIdentifying the factors indicating gas-related violations in residential and commercial buildings.IntroductionThis bill would require an agency or office designated by the mayor to identify a set of factors related to natural gas violations that risk the safety of residential and commercial buildings. The bill would also require this designated agency to submit a report to the council on how such risk factors have been used to target enforcement of laws and rules relating to the delivery by pipe or usage of gas in residential and commercial buildings and the efficacy of such targeted enforcement.Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 1094-2016 *Donovan J. Richards  Identifying the factors indicating gas-related violations in residential and commercial buildings.IntroductionThis bill would require an agency or office designated by the mayor to identify a set of factors related to natural gas violations that risk the safety of residential and commercial buildings. The bill would also require this designated agency to submit a report to the council on how such risk factors have been used to target enforcement of laws and rules relating to the delivery by pipe or usage of gas in residential and commercial buildings and the efficacy of such targeted enforcement.Amendment Proposed by Comm  Action details Not available
Int 1094-2016 *Donovan J. Richards  Identifying the factors indicating gas-related violations in residential and commercial buildings.IntroductionThis bill would require an agency or office designated by the mayor to identify a set of factors related to natural gas violations that risk the safety of residential and commercial buildings. The bill would also require this designated agency to submit a report to the council on how such risk factors have been used to target enforcement of laws and rules relating to the delivery by pipe or usage of gas in residential and commercial buildings and the efficacy of such targeted enforcement.Amended by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 1094-2016 ADonovan J. Richards  Identifying the factors indicating gas-related violations in residential and commercial buildings.IntroductionThis bill would require an agency or office designated by the mayor to identify a set of factors related to natural gas violations that risk the safety of residential and commercial buildings. The bill would also require this designated agency to submit a report to the council on how such risk factors have been used to target enforcement of laws and rules relating to the delivery by pipe or usage of gas in residential and commercial buildings and the efficacy of such targeted enforcement.Approved by CommitteePass Action details Not available
Int 1098-2016 *Ydanis A. Rodriguez Proposed Int. No. 1098-ARequiring annual reports on the state of gas infrastructure in the city.IntroductionThis bill would require that gas corporations report to an agency or office designated by the mayor annually on asset conditions, planned infrastructure projects and investment priorities. Further, such corporations would be required to meet annually with such agency or office designated by the mayor, the Speaker of the City Council and the Mayor to discuss the information contained in such report and related gas safety issues.Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 1098-2016 *Ydanis A. Rodriguez  Requiring annual reports on the state of gas infrastructure in the city.IntroductionThis bill would require that gas corporations report to an agency or office designated by the mayor annually on asset conditions, planned infrastructure projects and investment priorities. Further, such corporations would be required to meet annually with such agency or office designated by the mayor, the Speaker of the City Council and the Mayor to discuss the information contained in such report and related gas safety issues.Amendment Proposed by Comm  Action details Not available
Int 1098-2016 *Ydanis A. Rodriguez  Requiring annual reports on the state of gas infrastructure in the city.IntroductionThis bill would require that gas corporations report to an agency or office designated by the mayor annually on asset conditions, planned infrastructure projects and investment priorities. Further, such corporations would be required to meet annually with such agency or office designated by the mayor, the Speaker of the City Council and the Mayor to discuss the information contained in such report and related gas safety issues.Amended by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 1098-2016 AYdanis A. Rodriguez  Requiring annual reports on the state of gas infrastructure in the city.IntroductionThis bill would require that gas corporations report to an agency or office designated by the mayor annually on asset conditions, planned infrastructure projects and investment priorities. Further, such corporations would be required to meet annually with such agency or office designated by the mayor, the Speaker of the City Council and the Mayor to discuss the information contained in such report and related gas safety issues.Approved by CommitteePass Action details Not available
Int 1100-2016 *James Vacca Proposed Int. No. 1100-ASmoke detecting devices and carbon monoxide detecting devices.IntroductionThis bill would require the Department of Buildings to develop or adopt a standard for natural gas detectors after an industry standard has been developed. The legislation also requires the installation of natural gas detectors that comply with such standards in all multiple dwellings.Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 1100-2016 *James Vacca  Smoke detecting devices and carbon monoxide detecting devices.IntroductionThis bill would require the Department of Buildings to develop or adopt a standard for natural gas detectors after an industry standard has been developed. The legislation also requires the installation of natural gas detectors that comply with such standards in all multiple dwellings.Amendment Proposed by Comm  Action details Not available
Int 1100-2016 *James Vacca  Smoke detecting devices and carbon monoxide detecting devices.IntroductionThis bill would require the Department of Buildings to develop or adopt a standard for natural gas detectors after an industry standard has been developed. The legislation also requires the installation of natural gas detectors that comply with such standards in all multiple dwellings.Amended by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 1100-2016 AJames Vacca  Smoke detecting devices and carbon monoxide detecting devices.IntroductionThis bill would require the Department of Buildings to develop or adopt a standard for natural gas detectors after an industry standard has been developed. The legislation also requires the installation of natural gas detectors that comply with such standards in all multiple dwellings.Approved by CommitteePass Action details Not available
Int 1101-2016 *Jumaane D. Williams  Temporary waiver of penalties for violations relating to fuel gas piping systems and appliances that are promptly repaired.IntroductionThis bill would create a temporary period where fines for improper fuel gas installations in buildings would be waived provided that the building owner responsible for such installations brings such installations into full compliance with the building code and other applicable laws during the temporary waiver period.Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 1101-2016 *Jumaane D. Williams  Temporary waiver of penalties for violations relating to fuel gas piping systems and appliances that are promptly repaired.IntroductionThis bill would create a temporary period where fines for improper fuel gas installations in buildings would be waived provided that the building owner responsible for such installations brings such installations into full compliance with the building code and other applicable laws during the temporary waiver period.Approved by CommitteePass Action details Not available
Int 1102-2016 *Jumaane D. Williams  Designating violations of existing law regarding gas piping systems as “immediately hazardous”.IntroductionThis bill would classify violations relating to (1) supplying or installing gas without a permit, (2) operating an altered or newly-installed gas piping system without first notifying the utility company, and (3) operating an altered or newly-installed gas piping system without first completing a compliance inspection as “immediately hazardous.”Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 1102-2016 *Jumaane D. Williams  Designating violations of existing law regarding gas piping systems as “immediately hazardous”.IntroductionThis bill would classify violations relating to (1) supplying or installing gas without a permit, (2) operating an altered or newly-installed gas piping system without first notifying the utility company, and (3) operating an altered or newly-installed gas piping system without first completing a compliance inspection as “immediately hazardous.”Approved by CommitteePass Action details Not available