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Meeting Name: City Council Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 3/7/2018 1:30 PM Minutes status: Final  
Meeting location: Council Chambers - City Hall
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    1.       Roll call Video Video
    2.Delivered by: Bishop Dr. Annette Lazarus-Rose, Bethesda Healing Center, 167 East 98th Street, Brooklyn, NY 11212. Motion to spread the invocation in full upon the record by Council Member Ampry-Samuel.      Video Video
    3.Motion that the Minutes of the Stated Meeting of January 16, 2018 and January 31, 2018 be adopted as printed by Council Member Van Bramer.      Video Video
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M 0019-2018 *  Received, Ordered, Printed & FiledSubmitting Preliminary Mayor’s Management Report (PMMR) for FY'17.Mayor's Message Rcvd, Ord, Prnt, Fld by Council  Action details Not available
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M 0020-2018 *  Received, Ordered, Printed & FiledReport to The Mayor and City Council on City Comptroller Audit Operations FY'17.Communication Rcvd, Ord, Prnt, Fld by Council  Action details Not available
M 0021-2018 *  Received, Ordered, Printed & FiledCertified statement containing a schedule of the appropriations required during the ensuing fiscal year for debt service.Communication Rcvd, Ord, Prnt, Fld by Council  Action details Not available
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M 0022-2018 *Stephen T. Levin Coupled on Call-Up VoteZoning, Sidewalk Cafe, 26 Broadway, Brooklyn (20185143 TCK)Land Use Call-Up Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
M 0023-2018 *Stephen T. Levin Coupled on Call-Up VoteLandmarks, 242 Nevins Street, Brooklyn, (C 180065 PCK)Land Use Call-Up Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
M 0024-2018 *Carlina Rivera  Coupled on Call-Up VoteZoning, 21 East 12th Street, Manhattan (C 180069 ZSM)Land Use Call-Up Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
M 0025-2018 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr. Coupled on Call-Up VotePlanning, 302-314 West 127th St., Manhattan (C 180116 ZSM and C 180115 HAM)Land Use Call-Up Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
M 0026-2018 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr. Coupled on Call-Up VotePlanning, Spofford Campus Redevelopment, Bronx (20180123 ZSX, 20180124 ZSX, 20180126 PPX, 20180121 ZMX and 20180122 ZRX )Land Use Call-Up Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
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Int 0720-2018 *Jumaane D. Williams Preconsidered - Laid OverClarifying the requirements for site safety training providers.IntroductionThis bill would further clarify the existing requirements for site safety training course providers.Laid Over by Council  Action details Not available
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LU 0015-2018 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr. Approved with Modifications and Referred to the City Planning Commission pursuant to Rule 11.70(b) of the Rules of the Council and Section 197-(d) of the New York City Charter.Zoning, Sea Park North Rezoning, Brooklyn. (C 170240 ZMK)Land Use Application Approved with Modifications and Referred to the City Planning Commission pursuant to Rule 11.70(b) of the Rules of the Council and Section 197-(d) of the New York City Charter.  Action details Not available
LU 0016-2018 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr. Approved with Modifications and Referred to the City Planning Commission pursuant to Rule 11.70(b) of the Rules of the Council and Section 197-(d) of the New York City Charter.Zoning, Sea Park North Rezoning, Brooklyn. (N 170241 ZRK)Land Use Application Approved with Modifications and Referred to the City Planning Commission pursuant to Rule 11.70(b) of the Rules of the Council and Section 197-(d) of the New York City Charter.  Action details Not available
LU 0017-2018 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr. Approved with Modifications and Referred to the City Planning Commission pursuant to Rule 11.70(b) of the Rules of the Council and Section 197-(d) of the New York City Charter.Zoning, Jerome Avenue Rezoning, Bronx. (N 180050 (A) ZRX)Land Use Application Approved with Modifications and Referred to the City Planning Commission pursuant to Rule 11.70(b) of the Rules of the Council and Section 197-(d) of the New York City Charter.  Action details Not available
LU 0018-2018 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr. Approved with Modifications and Referred to the City Planning Commission pursuant to Rule 11.70(b) of the Rules of the Council and Section 197-(d) of the New York City Charter.Zoning, Jerome Avenue Rezoning, Bronx. (C 180051 (A) ZMX)Land Use Application Approved with Modifications and Referred to the City Planning Commission pursuant to Rule 11.70(b) of the Rules of the Council and Section 197-(d) of the New York City Charter.  Action details Not available
LU 0019-2018 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr. Approved with Modifications and Referred to the City Planning Commission pursuant to Rule 11.70(b) of the Rules of the Council and Section 197-(d) of the New York City Charter.Zoning, Jerome Avenue Rezoning, Bronx. (C 170305 MMX)Land Use Application Approved with Modifications and Referred to the City Planning Commission pursuant to Rule 11.70(b) of the Rules of the Council and Section 197-(d) of the New York City Charter.  Action details Not available
LU 0020-2018 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.  Landmarks, 827-831 Broadway Buildings, Manhattan (20185126 HKM (N 180145 HKM))Land Use Application Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
Res 0231-2018 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr. Coupled on GOLU 20 - Landmarks, 827-831 Broadway Buildings, Manhattan (20185126 HKM (N 180145 HKM))Resolution Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
LU 0026-2018 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.  Landmarks, Interborough Rapid Transit Company Powerhouse, Manhattan (20185135 HKM (N 180180 HKM))Land Use Application Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
Res 0232-2018 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr. Coupled on GOLU 26 - Landmarks, Interborough Rapid Transit Company Powerhouse, Manhattan (20185135 HKM (N 180180 HKM))Resolution Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
LU 0027-2018 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.  Landmarks, Empire State Dairy Company Buildings, Brooklyn (20185134 HKK (N 180179 HKK))Land Use Application Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
Res 0233-2018 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr. Coupled on GOLU 27 - Landmarks, Empire State Dairy Company Buildings, Brooklyn (20185134 HKK (N 180179 HKK))Resolution Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
LU 0028-2018 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr. Approved with Modifications and Referred to the City Planning Commission pursuant to Rule 11.70(b) of the Rules of the Council and Section 197-(d) of the New York City Charter.Zoning, 35-10 Astoria Boulevard Rezoning, Queens (C 170299 ZMQ)Land Use Application Approved with Modifications and Referred to the City Planning Commission pursuant to Rule 11.70(b) of the Rules of the Council and Section 197-(d) of the New York City Charter.  Action details Not available
LU 0029-2018 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr. Approved with Modifications and Referred to the City Planning Commission pursuant to Rule 11.70(b) of the Rules of the Council and Section 197-(d) of the New York City Charter.Zoning, 35-10 Astoria Boulevard Rezoning, Queens (N 170300 ZRQ)Land Use Application Approved with Modifications and Referred to the City Planning Commission pursuant to Rule 11.70(b) of the Rules of the Council and Section 197-(d) of the New York City Charter.  Action details Not available
LU 0030-2018 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.  Landmarks, Campaign Finance Board Office Space, 255 Greenwich St, Manhattan (20185166 PXM (N 180167 PXM))Land Use Application Filed by CouncilPass Action details Not available
Res 0234-2018 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr. Preconsidered - Coupled to be Filed Pursuant to Letter of WithdrawalLU 30 - Landmarks, Campaign Finance Board Office Space, 255 Greenwich St, Manhattan (20185166 PXM (N 180167 PXM))Resolution Filed by CouncilPass Action details Not available
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M 0014-2018 *   Fernando A. Bohorquez, Jr., NYC Conflicts of Interest BoardMayor's Message Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
Res 0235-2018 *Karen Koslowitz Coupled on GOM 14 - Fernando A. Bohorquez, Jr., NYC Conflicts of Interest BoardResolution Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
M 0015-2018 *   Anthony W. Crowell, NYC Conflicts of Interest Board.Mayor's Message Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
Res 0236-2018 *Karen Koslowitz Coupled on GOM 15 - Anthony W. Crowell, NYC Conflicts of Interest Board.Resolution Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
M 0016-2018 *   Salvatore Scibetta, Board of Standards and AppealsMayor's Message Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
Res 0237-2018 *Karen Koslowitz Coupled on GOM 16 - Salvatore Scibetta, Board of Standards and AppealsResolution Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
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Int 0410-2018 ACorey D. Johnson Amended and Coupled on GOShelter for runaway and homeless youth.IntroductionThis bill would require the Department of Youth and Community Development (DYCD) to report annually on runaway and homeless youth. The reports would include a description of the size and characteristics of the current population of runaway and homeless youth, a description of the service needs of the current population, a breakdown of the youth who exited the temporary shelter system in the previous calendar year, a description of the public and private resources available to serve such youth. The bill would also require that DYCD to develop a plan to provide shelter to all runaway and homeless youth who request shelter.Approved by CouncilPass Action details Not available
Int 0490-2018 AVanessa L. Gibson Amended and Coupled on GOTime frames for runaway and homeless youth shelter services.IntroductionRecently enacted amendments to the New York State Runaway and Homeless Youth Act extends the periods of time youth may remain in runaway and homeless youth shelters if municipalities include those extended time limits in the runaway and homeless youth plan submitted to the New York State Office of Children and Family Services. This bill would require that runaway and homeless youth would be permitted to remain in runaway and homeless youth shelters for the extended time limits.Approved by CouncilPass Action details Not available
Int 0556-2018 ARitchie J. Torres Amended and Coupled on GORunaway and homeless youth services for homeless young adults.IntroductionRecently enacted amendments to the New York State Runaway and Homeless Youth Act permits shelters for runaway and homeless youth to serve youth ages 21-24, referred to as homeless young adults, if municipalities include the extended age range in the runaway and homeless youth plan submitted to the New York State Office of Children and Family Services. This bill would require the Department of Youth and Community Development (DYCD) to include in the continuum of services it provides transitional independent living support programs and runaway and homeless youth crisis services programs that offer shelter services to homeless young adults.Approved by CouncilPass Action details Not available
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T2018-1849 * ~coupledCoupled on GOCommissioner of DeedsCommissioner of Deeds Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
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Res 0231-2018 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.~coupledGOLU 20 - Landmarks, 827-831 Broadway Buildings, Manhattan (20185126 HKM (N 180145 HKM))Resolution    Action details Not available
Res 0232-2018 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.~coupledGOLU 26 - Landmarks, Interborough Rapid Transit Company Powerhouse, Manhattan (20185135 HKM (N 180180 HKM))Resolution    Action details Not available
Res 0233-2018 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.~coupledGOLU 27 - Landmarks, Empire State Dairy Company Buildings, Brooklyn (20185134 HKK (N 180179 HKK))Resolution    Action details Not available
Res 0234-2018 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.~coupledPreconsidered - FiledLU 30 - Landmarks, Campaign Finance Board Office Space, 255 Greenwich St, Manhattan (20185166 PXM (N 180167 PXM))Resolution    Action details Not available
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Res 0235-2018 *Karen Koslowitz~coupledGOM 14 - Fernando A. Bohorquez, Jr., NYC Conflicts of Interest BoardResolution    Action details Not available
Res 0236-2018 *Karen Koslowitz~coupledGOM 15 - Anthony W. Crowell, NYC Conflicts of Interest Board.Resolution    Action details Not available
Res 0237-2018 *Karen Koslowitz~coupledGOM 16 - Salvatore Scibetta, Board of Standards and AppealsResolution    Action details Not available
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Int 0410-2018 ACorey D. Johnson~coupledA and GOShelter for runaway and homeless youth.IntroductionThis bill would require the Department of Youth and Community Development (DYCD) to report annually on runaway and homeless youth. The reports would include a description of the size and characteristics of the current population of runaway and homeless youth, a description of the service needs of the current population, a breakdown of the youth who exited the temporary shelter system in the previous calendar year, a description of the public and private resources available to serve such youth. The bill would also require that DYCD to develop a plan to provide shelter to all runaway and homeless youth who request shelter.   Action details Not available
Int 0490-2018 AVanessa L. Gibson~coupledA and GOTime frames for runaway and homeless youth shelter services.IntroductionRecently enacted amendments to the New York State Runaway and Homeless Youth Act extends the periods of time youth may remain in runaway and homeless youth shelters if municipalities include those extended time limits in the runaway and homeless youth plan submitted to the New York State Office of Children and Family Services. This bill would require that runaway and homeless youth would be permitted to remain in runaway and homeless youth shelters for the extended time limits.   Action details Not available
Int 0556-2018 ARitchie J. Torres~coupledA and GORunaway and homeless youth services for homeless young adults.IntroductionRecently enacted amendments to the New York State Runaway and Homeless Youth Act permits shelters for runaway and homeless youth to serve youth ages 21-24, referred to as homeless young adults, if municipalities include the extended age range in the runaway and homeless youth plan submitted to the New York State Office of Children and Family Services. This bill would require the Department of Youth and Community Development (DYCD) to include in the continuum of services it provides transitional independent living support programs and runaway and homeless youth crisis services programs that offer shelter services to homeless young adults.   Action details Not available
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T2018-1849 * ~coupledGOCommissioner of DeedsCommissioner of Deeds    Action details Not available
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Res 0177-2018 *Mark Treyger Adopted by the Committee on Public SafetyNYS Legislature to amend the Penal Law Section 130.05 to include individuals in police custody as being categorically incapable of consenting to sexual conduct with a police officer.Resolution Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
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Int 0612-2018 *Corey D. Johnson~SPONSORPreconsidered - WomenStop Sexual Harassment in NYC Act - Anti-sexual harassment trainings at city agencies.IntroductionThis bill would mandate that all city agencies conduct annual anti-sexual harassment training for all employees, including supervisors and managerial employees of such agency.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0613-2018 *Adrienne E. Adams~SPONSORPreconsidered - WomenStop Sexual Harassment in NYC Act - Assessing on workplace risk factors associated with sexual harassment within city agencies.IntroductionThis bill would require the New York City Department of Citywide Administrative Services (DCAS) to conduct an ongoing assessment of risk factors associated with sexual harassment at such agency in order to help provide a fair and safe work environment for all city workers. These risk factors were developed by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission Select Task Force on the Study of Harassment in the Workplace. The assessment shall be submitted to DCAS for periodic review. This local law would be deemed repealed on January 31, 2022.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0614-2018 *Alicka Ampry-Samuel ~SPONSORPreconsidered - Civil and Human RightsStop Sexual Harassment in NYC Act - Requiring information about sexual harassment to be made available online for public access.IntroductionThis bill would require the New York City Commission on Human Rights to conspicuously post on their website online resources about sexual harassment.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0615-2018 *Diana Ayala ~SPONSORPreconsidered - Mental Health, Disabilities and AddictionSyringe exchange programs.IntroductionThis bill would require the Department of Health and Mental Hygiene (DOHMH) to provide opioid overdose reversal drugs, such as naloxone, to all syringe exchange programs operating in the City. It would also require DOHMH to ensure that all syringe exchange staff members were properly trained in overdose prevention and reversal.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0616-2018 *Inez D. Barron~SPONSORTransportationLocating electrical conductors underground.IntroductionThis bill would require all electrical conductors located above ground throughout the City be placed underground.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Res 0196-2018 *Inez D. Barron~SPONSOREducationChange the admissions criteria for NYC’s Specialized High Schools. (A.10427A/S.8503A)Resolution Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0617-2018 *Joseph C. Borelli~SPONSORFinanceEstablishing a real property tax exemption for Cold War veterans.IntroductionThis local law would establish a real property tax exemption for Cold War veterans, defined as someone who served on active duty in the United States armed forces for some period between September 2, 1945 and December 26, 1991 and was honorably discharged or released. The exemption would apply to the veteran’s primary residence, or to the primary residence of the unremarried surviving spouse of the veteran, to the extent that the residence is being used for residential purposes. The exemption would be for 15 percent of the assessed value of the residential property, up to $39,000, and would last for 10 years. Cold War veterans who were disabled as a result of their service would be eligible for an additional exemption, up to $130,000.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0618-2018 *Justin L. Brannan~SPONSORPreconsidered - Mental Health, Disabilities and AddictionDistributing educational materials on drugs and opiates awareness and prevention to junior high and high school students.IntroductionThis bill would require the Department of Health and Mental Hygiene (DOHMH) to develop age appropriate educational materials on drug and opioid awareness and prevention. This legislation would also require the Department of Youth and Community Development and the Department of Education to distribute such materials to youth service programs and students, respectively.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0619-2018 *Justin L. Brannan~SPONSORSanitation and Solid Waste ManagementIncreasing penalties on chain businesses for failure to remove snow, ice and dirt from sidewalks.IntroductionThis bill would increase the penalties on chain business owners for failing to properly remove snow, ice, and dirt from sidewalks following snowfall pursuant to section 16-123.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Res 0197-2018 *Justin L. Brannan~SPONSORPreconsidered - Mental Health, Disabilities and AddictionDOE to include drug awareness education concerning opioids in the school curriculum.Resolution Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0620-2018 *Margaret S. Chin~SPONSORPreconsidered - Sanitation and Solid Waste ManagementRat Mitigation Package - Requiring the cleaning of liquid generated by trash placed curbside for collection.IntroductionThis bill would give allow for a separate violation to be issued at food service establishments when there is liquid left behind after garbage collection.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0621-2018 *Margaret S. Chin~SPONSORPreconsidered - Sanitation and Solid Waste ManagementRat Mitigation Package - Rat mitigation zonesIntroductionThis bill would give allow for the designation of rat mitigation zones by the Department of Health and Mental Hygiene and mandate that a building with nine or more dwelling units located in a rat mitigation zone put material out for collection between the hours of 4am and 6am.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0622-2018 *Andrew Cohen~SPONSORHealthPesticide notification and reporting requirements for golf courses.IntroductionThe proposed bill would eliminate the exemption for golf courses from the requirements of Local Law 37/2005. LL 37 restricts the types of pesticides the City can apply on City-owned or leased property, and creates reporting and notification requirements for City agencies, contractors, or subcontractors applying pesticides on city-owned or leased property.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0623-2018 *Andrew Cohen~SPONSORPreconsidered - Mental Health, Disabilities and AddictionRequiring the fire dept to submit to the council reports relating to the administration of opioid antagonists.IntroductionIn an effort to reduce the amount of fatal opioid overdoses, this bill would require the Fire Department of New York (FDNY) to report quarterly – to the Mayor, City Council, and the Department of Health and Mental Hygiene – on the number of opioid antagonists the department has available, the number of Emergency Medical Technicians (EMTs) trained to administer opioid antagonists, and the number of opioid overdose reversal drugs administered by EMTs.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0624-2018 *Costa G. Constantinides~SPONSOREducationReporting on asthma medication administration forms.IntroductionThe proposed bill would require the Department of Education (DOE) to report on the number of students who have submitted an “Asthma Medication Administration Form” to their schools and the number of times schools have had to use/consult such forms to address a student’s asthma symptoms.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0625-2018 *Costa G. Constantinides~SPONSORHealthProvision of nebulizers in schools.IntroductionThis local law would require the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene (DOHMH) to purchase, distribute and maintain a nebulizer in every New York City public school for use by students and in the event of an emergency. Further, this local law would require DOHMH to make available appropriate training to school nurses and public health advisors.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0626-2018 *Costa G. Constantinides~SPONSORHealthReporting on the prevalence of asthma and associated hospitalizations in the city.IntroductionThis bill would require the Department of Health and Mental Hygiene to report, on an annual basis, to the Council, as part of the Mayor’s Management Report and as a standalone report and to make available online, data on the prevalence of asthma and associated hospitalizations in the city.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0627-2018 *Costa G. Constantinides~SPONSORFinanceEstablishment of an online system to access property tax information and receive notification of changes to property tax exemptions.IntroductionThis local law would require the New York City Department of Finance (DOF) to establish a secure website that permits property owners to view information regarding their applications for property tax exemptions, their property’s tax exemption status, documents submitted by/to DOF and their property tax payment status. The property owner would also be provided the option on the website to receive written or electronic alerts from DOF, including of any changes in their exemption status. Finally, the website would allow property owners to access existing online resources such as those allowing them to apply for an exemption, update their property/individual information, pay their property tax bill, and submit questions to DOF regarding property tax payments and exemptions.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0628-2018 *Costa G. Constantinides~SPONSOREnvironmental ProtectionRequiring a map of areas in the city most vulnerable to increased flooding in the future and a plan to address such flooding.IntroductionThis bill requires the city to develop and map of areas in the city most susceptible to increased flooding in the future.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0629-2018 *Costa G. Constantinides~SPONSORConsumer Affairs and Business LicensingRequiring retail stores to ask consumers before providing paper receipts and requiring that new point-of-sale devices have paperless settings.IntroductionThis bill would require retail stores to confirm that a customer wants a paper receipt before providing one. It would also require that any point-of-sale device bought or sold in the City be modifiable to not print paper receipts.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Res 0198-2018 *Costa G. Constantinides~SPONSORTransportationMTA to add an additional member to the NYC Transit’s Paratransit Advisory Committee (PAC) who would represent pregnant women and families.Resolution Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0630-2018 *Robert E. Cornegy, Jr.~SPONSORPreconsidered - WomenStop Sexual Harassment in NYC Act - Creating an anti-sexual harassment rights and responsibilities poster.IntroductionThis bill would require the New York City Commission on Human Rights to design an anti-sexual harassment rights and responsibilities poster. All employers in New York City would be required to display such poster in a conspicuous location where employees gather. The poster would be made available online for employer reproduction. The bill would also require an information sheet on sexual harassment be distributed to employees at time of hire.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0631-2018 *Laurie A. Cumbo~SPONSORPreconsidered - Sanitation and Solid Waste ManagementRat Mitigation Package - Organic waste requirements applicable to food service establishments, food manufacturers and food wholesalers in rat mitigation zones.IntroductionThis bill would allow the Department of Sanitation (DSNY) to require that food manufacturers, food wholesalers, and food service establishments in areas that are prone to high rat activity engage in special organics collection to avoid attracting rats.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0632-2018 *Laurie A. Cumbo~SPONSORPreconsidered - WomenStop Sexual Harassment in NYC Act - Mandating anti-sexual harassment training for private employers.IntroductionThis bill would mandate that all private employers with 15 or more employees conduct annual anti-sexual harassment training for all employees, including supervisors and managerial employees of such employer. The New York City Commission on Human Rights, in order to help employers meet this mandate, would also be responsible for creating an online interactive training module to be posted on their website for access by employers. An employee who has received anti-sexual harassment training at one employer within the required training cycle shall not be required to receive additional anti-sexual harassment training at another employer until the next cycle.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0633-2018 *Laurie A. Cumbo~SPONSORCivil Service and LaborReporting of pay and employment equity data.IntroductionThis bill would require all city agencies to provide pay and employment equity data annually to the Department of Citywide Administrative Services (DCAS). Such data would include, for each employee within such agencies: the date of hire, the current job title, the current job category, the current job title category provided by the U.S. Department of Labor and the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, the initial compensation upon date of hire, the total current compensation, the start date of such employee’s currently held position, the total number of hours worked, and the gender and racial group of such employee, if available. DCAS would be required to provide the Mayor and the Speaker of the Council with an annual report including the above data provided by city agencies, both disaggregated and aggregated, as well as recommendations to address problems associated with pay and employment equity.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0634-2018 *Ruben Diaz, Sr.~SPONSORFor-Hire VehiclesWaiver of licensing fees for accessible taxi-cabs and for-hire vehicles.IntroductionThis bill would waive the licensee fee for taxis and for-hire vehicles if the vehicles being licensed are wheelchair accessible. The current taxi license fee is $550 and the current for-hire vehicle license fee is $275.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0635-2018 *Daniel Dromm ~SPONSORPublic SafetyProhibiting staged perp walks.IntroductionThis bill would prohibit law enforcement from bringing an arrested suspect in public for the purpose of staging a photo opportunity.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Res 0199-2018 *Daniel Dromm ~SPONSORImmigrationUrging the US Dept of Homeland Security to investigate abuse allegations and take action to ensure the safety of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender immigrants in the custody of the US Dept of Homeland Security.Resolution Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Res 0200-2018 *Rafael L. Espinal, Jr.~SPONSOREducationEstablish an Electric School Bus Worker Cooperative program.Resolution Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Res 0201-2018 *Rafael L. Espinal, Jr.~SPONSOREducationDOE to create a pilot program for a worker- and parent-controlled electric school bus company to provide services to NYC school children beginning in September 2018.Resolution Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0636-2018 *Mathieu Eugene~SPONSORCivil Service and LaborRequiring agencies to accept applications for employment by mail.IntroductionThis bill would require agencies to accept applications for employment by mail.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0637-2018 *Mathieu Eugene~SPONSORConsumer Affairs and Business LicensingRegulating key kiosksIntroductionThis bill would create a licensing requirement for key kiosks so that security and other standards can be imposed to deter unauthorized key copying. Key kiosks are particularly susceptible to unauthorized key copying because they are un-staffed, automatic machines that permit key reproduction from photographic images, such as those taken by a smart phone. By limiting such key copy images to deliberate, close range photographs on white backgrounds, creating an audit trail via a credit card swipe and finger print scan, and other measures, this bill may help deter those seeking to copy keys without the knowledge, authorization or consent of the key owners.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0638-2018 *Mathieu Eugene~SPONSORConsumer Affairs and Business LicensingProviding additional time to answer and/or pay any outstanding summonses, fines, or penalties for food and general vendor violations if such outstanding summonses, fines, or penalties are preventing the renewal of a food or general vendor license or permiIntroductionThis bill would allow food and general vendors to request additional time to answer outstanding summonses and/or pay outstanding fines if such unanswered summonses or fines are preventing a food or general vendor from renewing a license or permit to engage in a street vending business. Food and general vendors may have their licenses renewed if they respond to any outstanding summonses within 30 days of the expiration date of their license or pay any outstanding fines in full within 120 days of the expiration date of their license.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0639-2018 *Mathieu Eugene~SPONSOREducationSchool Security - Requiring a school emergency preparedness task force to review distributing school emergency preparedness materials.IntroductionThis bill would require a school emergency preparedness task force to review and make recommendations relating to distributing materials to parents or students relating to general protocols in the event of a school emergency.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0640-2018 *Mathieu Eugene~SPONSORFor-Hire VehiclesRequiring the taxi and limousine commission to create a fine and civil penalty payment plan.IntroductionDrivers licensed by the Taxi and Limousine Commission (TLC) can face fines and civil penalties for violations of dozens of TLC rules and Administrative Code provisions. If a TLC-licensed driver does not pay any owed fines or penalties within 30 days of a decision of the Taxi and Limousine Tribunal, their license will be suspended. Under the bill, the TLC would be required to establish a payment plan program to allow drivers to pay fines and penalties in installments and would be prohibited from suspending a driver’s TLC license for non-payment, so long as the driver is in compliance with the payment plan.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0641-2018 *Mathieu Eugene~SPONSORGovernmental OperationsEstablishing an office to combat bullying.IntroductionRecent data indicates an increase in incidents of bullying in New York City schools. This bill would create an Office to Combat Bullying that would advise the Mayor on issues related to bullying in schools, conduct research, recommend efforts to combat bullying in schools and provide educational materials on bullying and its effects to schools. The office would be required to submit an annual report to the Mayor and the Speaker of the Council regarding the activities of the office and any recommendations developed by the office.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0642-2018 *Mathieu Eugene~SPONSORGovernmental OperationsTranslation and publication of the New York city voters guide in additional languages.IntroductionThis bill would require the New York City Voters Guide, produced by the Campaign Finance Board, to be distributed in the top seven languages spoken by people with limited English proficiency in New York City, in addition to the existing language of English and Spanish.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0643-2018 *Mathieu Eugene~SPONSORHealthRequiring the placement of automated, self-administered blood pressure testing machines at certain public places.IntroductionThis bill would require the city to provide the services of blood pressure testing machines for public use at no cost. Providing free, blood pressure machines for public use would enable citizens, especially un- and under-insured, at-risk individuals, to routinely monitor their blood pressures and possibly encourage them to seek medical treatment, or make life changes to lower their blood pressures in the event self-testing consistently reveals elevated levels. This law could therefore potentially save lives.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0644-2018 *Mathieu Eugene~SPONSORHousing and BuildingsRequiring carbon monoxide detectors in commercial spaces.IntroductionThis bill would require carbon monoxide detectors in all commercial spaces.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0645-2018 *Mathieu Eugene~SPONSORSmall BusinessRequiring the dept of small business services to report on its Workforce Development Centers.IntroductionThis bill would require the Department of Small Business Services (SBS) to report on its Workforce Development Centers. The bill would also require SBS to report on disconnected youth who utilize SBS for workforce development services.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0646-2018 *Mathieu Eugene~SPONSORTransportationPermissible parking at senior centers.IntroductionThis bill would require the city to provide permissible parking at senior centers.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0647-2018 *Mathieu Eugene~SPONSORVeteransPeer support services for veterans.IntroductionThis bill would require the city to offer more peer support for veterans.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0648-2018 *Mathieu Eugene~SPONSORYouth ServicesMentorship program pairing middle school students with active duty police officers.IntroductionThis bill would require the Department of Youth and Community Development (DYCD) to create a mentorship program that pairs New York City middle school students with New York City Police officers.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0649-2018 *Mathieu Eugene~SPONSORYouth ServicesRequiring bilingual after-school programs.IntroductionAfter-school programs are administered through the Department of Youth and Community Development (DYCD). This bill would require DYCD to require that all after-school programs where more than one-third of the students in the school district where the program is located are English-language learners to have bilingual components incorporated into the program. These bilingual components may include but are not limited to bilingual instructors and staff, and activities conducted in all native languages of the students.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0650-2018 *Mathieu Eugene~SPONSORYouth ServicesDatabase on afterschool programs.IntroductionThis bill would the creation of a database of afterschool programsReferred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Res 0202-2018 *Mathieu Eugene~SPONSORCivil Service and LaborNYC to allow city employees without children to take one-time paid six-week leave similar to Paid Parental Leave.Resolution Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Res 0203-2018 *Mathieu Eugene~SPONSORCultural Affairs, Libraries and International Intergroup RelationsEstablishing a Rosa Parks Day to commemorate the Civil Rights leader.Resolution Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Res 0204-2018 *Mathieu Eugene~SPONSOREducationDeclaring May 4th NYC Teachers, Educational Administrators and Education Support Staff Recognition DayResolution Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Res 0205-2018 *Mathieu Eugene~SPONSOREducationInclude instruction in peaceful conflict resolution as part of the required curriculum in all schools.Resolution Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Res 0206-2018 *Mathieu Eugene~SPONSOREducationInclude in its curriculum requirements, swimming lessons and water safety education to all students in public schools from kindergarten through 12th grade.Resolution Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Res 0207-2018 *Mathieu Eugene~SPONSOREducationDOE to add the history of Haiti, including the Haitian Revolution and the abolition of slavery, to the public schools’ Black History Month curriculum.Resolution Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Res 0208-2018 *Mathieu Eugene~SPONSOREducationDOE to acknowledge the participation of Haitian soldiers in the Siege of Savannah and the impact of the Haitian Revolution on the Louisiana Purchase, by adding these events to the public schools’ social studies curriculum.Resolution Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Res 0209-2018 *Mathieu Eugene~SPONSORFire and Emergency ManagementNYC to commemorate July 31st as NYC Firefighters Recognition Day.Resolution Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Res 0210-2018 *Mathieu Eugene~SPONSORGeneral WelfareAmend the Domestic Relations Law and the Family Court Act to prevent the Division of Child Support Enforcement from suspending driving privileges for individuals who need a functioning NYS driver’s license in order to earn a living.Resolution Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Res 0211-2018 *Mathieu Eugene~SPONSORHealthDeclaring the last day in February as Rare Disease Day in NYC.Resolution Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Res 0212-2018 *Mathieu Eugene~SPONSORHealthRequire more than one school staff person to be trained to administer CPR at all schools during regular school hours.Resolution Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Res 0213-2018 *Mathieu Eugene~SPONSORHealthDeclaring the fourth week in May as Stroke Awareness Week in NYC.Resolution Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Res 0214-2018 *Mathieu Eugene~SPONSORHealthDeclaring the first Tuesday in May as World Asthma Day in NYC.Resolution Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Res 0215-2018 *Mathieu Eugene~SPONSORHealthNYS to provide blood pressure machines in public places throughout the state.Resolution Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Res 0216-2018 *Mathieu Eugene~SPONSORHealthRecognizing the first week of this and every February as Heart Disease Awareness Week in NYC.Resolution Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Res 0217-2018 *Mathieu Eugene~SPONSORTransportationMTA to study and expand the designation of entry-only and exit-only turnstiles at busy subway stations during peak times.Resolution Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Res 0218-2018 *Mathieu Eugene~SPONSORYouth ServicesDeclaring Youth Day in NYC, to be held annually each year on August 12th, coinciding with International Youth Day.Resolution Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0651-2018 *Peter A. Koo~SPONSORGovernmental OperationsNotification to community boards of pilot programs.IntroductionThis bill would require agencies to notify Community Boards no less than 60 days prior to the initiation of a pilot program within the Community District represented by such Community Board.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0652-2018 *Mark Levine~SPONSORParks and RecreationPermits for large special events issued by the department of parks and recreation.IntroductionThis bill would require the Department of Parks and Recreation (DPR) to provide notice to community boards whenever an individual or entity applies for a permit to hold an event in a park within the board’s district where 500 or more people are expected to attend and revenue will be generated.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0653-2018 *Mark Levine~SPONSORPreconsidered - WomenStop Sexual Harassment in NYC Act - Mandating annual reporting on workplace sexual harassment within city agencies.IntroductionThis bill would mandate annual reporting on workplace sexual harassment incidents within city agencies. The administering agency would be the Department of Citywide Administrative Services. A report is due to the mayor, council, commission on human rights and the commission would be required to post it to its website.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Res 0219-2018 *Mark Levine~SPONSOREducationDOE to provide school principals with the discretion to declare primary days as staff development days.Resolution Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Res 0220-2018 *Mark Levine~SPONSORGovernmental OperationsBoard of Elections to allow poll workers to work half-day shifts.Resolution Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Res 0221-2018 *Mark Levine~SPONSORHealthExpand the Compassionate Care Act.Resolution Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0654-2018 *Alan N. Maisel~SPONSORHealthFood service establishment closures.IntroductionThe proposed bill would require department of health and mental hygiene supervisors to visit food service establishments and personally observe violations identified by a food service establishment inspector prior to determining whether to close such food service establishments. This legislation would apply to closing determinations arising from a food service establishment’s inability to correct a public health hazard before the end of a sanitary inspection, a food service establishment operating without a valid permit, or a food service establishment receiving 28 or more points on three consecutive sanitary inspections.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0655-2018 *Steven Matteo~SPONSORPreconsidered - Sanitation and Solid Waste ManagementRat Mitigation Package - Evidence of unlawful dumping.IntroductionThis bill would allow identifying information found in waste that has been unlawfully dumped to be used as evidence of a violation.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Res 0222-2018 *I. Daneek Miller~SPONSORPreconsidered - Civil and Human RightsStop Sexual Harassment in NYC Act - Ending Forced Arbitration of Sexual Harassment Act of 2017 (S.2203/H.R.4734)Resolution Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0656-2018 *I. Daneek Miller~SPONSORPreconsidered - Sanitation and Solid Waste ManagementRat Mitigation Package - Unlawful dumping and the improper placement of discarded material.IntroductionThis bill would raise the civil and criminal penalties for unlawful dumping. This bill would also prohibit improperly disposing of household garbage on streets, sidewalks, and other places, and would allow the Department of Sanitation to use identifying information found in the garbage as way to identify who to issue a violation.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0657-2018 *Keith Powers ~SPONSORPreconsidered - Civil and Human RightsStop Sexual Harassment in NYC Act - Expanding sexual harassment protections to all employees.IntroductionThe provisions of the New York City Human Rights Law generally apply to employers with four or more employees. This bill would amend the New York City Human Rights Law, with regard specifically to sexual harassment, to apply to all employers, regardless of the number of employees.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0658-2018 *The Public Advocate (Ms. James)~SPONSORPreconsidered - Sanitation and Solid Waste ManagementRat Mitigation Package - Abating rodents as a requirement for the issuance of certain construction permits.IntroductionThis bill would mandate that before a permit authorizing certain alterations in a rat mitigation zone, the applicant must demonstrate that rat mitigations measures have been taken.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0659-2018 *Antonio Reynoso~SPONSORPreconsidered - Sanitation and Solid Waste ManagementRat Mitigation Package - Rat mitigation progress in rat mitigation zones.IntroductionThe bill would require the Department of Health and Mental Hygiene to issue an annual report on the success of rat mitigation measures in rat mitigation zones. Additionally, the department would report on the metrics that are being used to create or eliminate rat mitigation zones.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0660-2018 *Carlina Rivera ~SPONSORPreconsidered - Civil and Human RightsStop Sexual Harassment in NYC Act - Making improvements to clarify and strengthen the human rights law as it relates to sexual harassment.IntroductionThis bill would amend the policy statement of the New York City Human Rights Law to include sexual harassment as a form of discrimination that the New York City Commission on Human Rights shall have the power to eliminate and prevent.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0661-2018 *Ydanis A. Rodriguez~SPONSORFinanceRequiring the dept of finance to report on motor vehicles removed to satisfy an outstanding judgment for parking violations.IntroductionThis legislation require the Department of Finance to issue a biannual report on the number of motor vehicles towed because the owner owed more than $350 in outstanding parking tickets.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0662-2018 *Deborah L. Rose~SPONSORTransportationRequiring a minimum curb height before planting new trees in front of residential properties.IntroductionThis bill would require the New York City Department of Parks and Recreation and Transportation to ensure that a curb meets a minimum height requirement prior to planting a new tree adjacent to that curb.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0663-2018 *Helen K. Rosenthal~SPONSORPreconsidered - Civil and Human RightsStop Sexual Harassment in NYC Act - Statute of limitations for filing certain harassment claims arising under the city human rights law.IntroductionThis bill would extend the statute of limitations for filing gender-based harassment claims under the city human rights law from one year to three years.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0664-2018 *Helen K. Rosenthal~SPONSORPreconsidered - WomenStop Sexual Harassment in NYC Act - Climate surveys and action plans to combat sexual harassment.IntroductionThis bill would require the New York City Department of Citywide Administrative Services (DCAS) to develop a climate survey to be administered on a voluntary basis at all city agencies to ascertain the general awareness and knowledge of the city’s equal employment opportunity (“EEO”) policy, including but not limited to sexual harassment policies and prevention. The survey will be followed by a report to the mayor and speaker with the results. Based on these results DCAS shall work with each city agency to develop an action plan to address the results of the surveys to be incorporated into each agency’s annual EEO plan according to the following schedule: • Climate survey distribution: September 31, 2018 • Report on first survey: February 28, 2019 • Development of action plan: December 31, 2019 • Report on Action Plan: March 31, 2020 • 2nd survey distribution: July 31, 2020 • Report on second survey: December 31, 2021 • 2nd action plan development and report: December 31, 2022 On or before July 31, 2024 and on or before July 31 every four years thereafter, the survey will continued to be administered to all city employees.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0665-2018 *Ritchie J. Torres~SPONSORGeneral WelfareReceipt of rental assistance payments.IntroductionThe bill would require the Human Resources Administration to provide landlords the option to accept rental assistance payments via an electronic transfer into a bank account.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0666-2018 *Ritchie J. Torres~SPONSORGeneral WelfareRequiring information on the timeliness of city-funded rental payments.IntroductionThe bill would require the Human Resources Administration (HRA) to submit quarterly reports on whether rental assistance payments for programs established by HRA are sent on time to landlords on behalf tenants receiving assistance. The report would include the total number of payments sent monthly disaggregated by the type of program, the number of payments that were late and why, and a description of any actions HRA is taking to ensure that payments are sent on time.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0667-2018 *Ritchie J. Torres~SPONSORPreconsidered - Mental Health, Disabilities and AddictionRequiring the dept of social services and the dept of homeless services to refer individuals receiving opioid antagonists for additional services.IntroductionThis bill would require the Department of Social Services to refer individuals residing in Department of Homeless Services’ shelters or HIV/AIDS Service Administration (HASA) facilities that suffered a non-fatal overdose to additional services.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0668-2018 *Ritchie J. Torres~SPONSORPreconsidered - Mental Health, Disabilities and AddictionOverdose prevention and reversal training.IntroductionThis bill would require the Department of Health and Mental Hygiene (DOHMH) to provide opioid overdose prevention and reversal training to the public. DOHMH already provides such trainings, but this law would codify existing trainings and ensure they occur as long as necessary to combat the City’s opioid epidemic.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0669-2018 *Ritchie J. Torres~SPONSORPreconsidered - Mental Health, Disabilities and AddictionRequiring the municipal drug strategy advisory council to report on opioid antagonist distribution.IntroductionThis bill would require the would require the Municipal Drug Strategy Advisory Council, a council established by Local Law 48 of 2017 and comprised of health care professionals, advocates, and persons suffering from substance misuse disorder, to include in its biennial report the number of opioid overdose reversal drugs that are distributed to City agencies.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0670-2018 *Ritchie J. Torres~SPONSOREducationDOE to report information regarding the use of limited access letters.IntroductionThe proposed bill would require the Department of Education to annually report on its policy regarding the issuance of limited access letters, any process for appealing the issuance of such letters, and the number of such letters issued in the prior school year, disaggregated by (i) student race and ethnicity; (ii) student gender; (iii) student special education status; (iv) student English language learner status; (v) student eligibility for the free and reduced price lunch program; (vi) parent race and ethnicity; (vii) parent gender; (viii) primary language of parent; (ix) community school district; and (x) grade level.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0671-2018 *Mark Treyger~SPONSORCivil Service and LaborEstablishing a task force on the cost of taking civil service exams for the first time.IntroductionThis bill would establish a civil service exam fee task force. The task force, which would meet quarterly and hold at least two public meetings, would consist of public officials, a Department of Citywide Administrative Services (DCAS) employee with experience in developing civil service exams or setting exam fees and a civil service labor union representative. The task force would be required to submit to the Mayor and Speaker of the Council a cost analysis report on the number of people taking, for the very first time, a civil service exam administered by DCAS and the relevant exam fees. In addition, the task force would be required to submit to the Mayor and Speaker recommendations to mitigate costs for individuals taking such an exam for the very first time.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0672-2018 *Mark Treyger~SPONSOREducationDOE to provide information about the department of citywide administrative services civil service examinations to students.IntroductionThis bill would require the Department of Education to distribute information about the civil service exams administered by the Department of Citywide Administrative Services (DCAS) to students who will be graduating from high school in the current school year. Required information would include information about the City’s civil service process, including the application process, hiring system, and descriptions of civil service tests; the titles of upcoming exams open to high school graduates and related job descriptions; information about fees and fee waivers; and, a link to find more information online. The bill would increase student awareness of civil service exams, making potential employment information more accessible and encouraging students to pursue an alternative path to employment.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0673-2018 *Mark Treyger~SPONSORPublic SafetyRequiring each police precinct to have a licensed social worker.IntroductionThis bill would require the New York City Police Department to have a licensed clinical social worker located at every precinct. Such social worker would be available 24 hours a day and 7 days a week.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0674-2018 *Eric A. Ulrich~SPONSORContractsReducing apprenticeship program directive requirements.IntroductionThis bill would require the Mayor’s Office of Contract Services (“MOCS”) to reduce the threshold value for individual construction contracts and construction-related maintenance contracts covered under the apprenticeship program directive from $3,000,000 to $1,000,000 by March 1, 2019.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0675-2018 *James G. Van Bramer~SPONSORCultural Affairs, Libraries and International Intergroup RelationsAppropriation of funds for the capital needs of the library systems.IntroductionThis bill would require that five percent of the City of New York’s capital budget be appropriated for the capital needs of the library systems each fiscal year.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0676-2018 *James G. Van Bramer~SPONSORCultural Affairs, Libraries and International Intergroup RelationsInvestigating, reviewing, studying, and auditing of and making of recommendations relating to the operations, budget, and staffing of the New York Public Library, the Brooklyn Public Library and the Queens Public Library by the commissioner of investigatiIntroductionThis bill would require investigating, reviewing, studying, and auditing of and making of recommendations relating to the operations, budget, and staffing of the NY Public Library, the Brooklyn Public Library and the Queens Public Library by the commissioner of investigation.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0677-2018 *James G. Van Bramer~SPONSORCultural Affairs, Libraries and International Intergroup RelationsCultural liaisons.IntroductionThis bill would require every City agency to appoint a cultural liaison to advise the agency on how to best facilitate arts programming and coordinate with cultural institutions. The cultural liaisons would coordinate with the Department of Cultural Affairs (DCLA) and incorporate the arts in the City agencies. The bill would also require every City agency to create a plan to implement the duties of the cultural liaisons that would be submitted to the Speaker of the City Council and the Commissioner of DCLA. The bill would require DCLA to designate a liaison tasked with developing and overseeing cultural programming in New York City Housing Authority (NYCHA) developments and designate a liaison tasked with working with the Department of Education to help develop artistic and cultural programming in New York City public schools.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0678-2018 *James G. Van Bramer~SPONSORCultural Affairs, Libraries and International Intergroup RelationsMembers of the art commission.Introduction Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0679-2018 *James G. Van Bramer~SPONSORCultural Affairs, Libraries and International Intergroup RelationsMembers of the art commission.IntroductionThis bill would add the speaker of the city council or the speaker’s representative to the members of the art commission.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0680-2018 *James G. Van Bramer~SPONSORFinanceAppropriation of funds for the operation and maintenance of the library systems.IntroductionThis local law would state that in any given fiscal year, upon agreement by the Mayor and the Council, 2.5 percent of the City’s real property tax revenue would be appropriated to the City’s three library systems for their operation and maintenance.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0681-2018 *James G. Van Bramer~SPONSORFinanceIncreasing penalties for repeated violations of unlawful parking on a sidewalk or crosswalk.IntroductionThis unconsolidated local law would require the DOF to create a schedule of graduated penalties for repeated unlawful parking on sidewalks and crosswalks.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0682-2018 *James G. Van Bramer~SPONSORFinancePublic library systems.IntroductionThis local law would require the Department of Design and Construction to provide an annual report to the Speaker on capital projects relating to the public library systems.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0683-2018 *James G. Van Bramer~SPONSORFire and Emergency ManagementBelow ground work near flammable materials.IntroductionThis bill requires the require the Fire Department be notified prior to underground work that could cause a fire, and would require the Department to have a representative present when such work occurred.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0684-2018 *James G. Van Bramer~SPONSORPublic SafetyPublication of quarterly reports by the NYPD on quality of life summonses issued and graffiti-related arrests made.IntroductionThis bill would require the New York City Police Department to regularly report on quality of life summonses and graffiti-related arrests.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0685-2018 *James G. Van Bramer~SPONSORPublic SafetyPurchase and use of etching pens.IntroductionThis bill would prohibit the possession of an etching pen with the intent to use it in graffiti, and regulate the sale of etching pens.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0686-2018 *James G. Van Bramer~SPONSORTechnologyRequiring that the meetings of local authorities and entities subject to section 260-a of the state education law within the city of NY be webcast.IntroductionRequires a live webcast of board of trustees meetings of public libraries, and it requires that such webcasts be archived and made publically available on a City website.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0687-2018 *James G. Van Bramer~SPONSORTransportationLimiting the duration of street resurfacing projects.IntroductionThis bill would require that the paving of street resurfacing projects be completed within two weeks of the completion of milling. The time period could be extended to account for delays caused by weather.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0688-2018 *James G. Van Bramer~SPONSORTransportationRequiring signage as to the location of libraries.IntroductionThis bill would require the Department of Transportation to post signs at prominent locations within five blocks of public libraries that indicate the location of those libraries.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0689-2018 *James G. Van Bramer~SPONSORTransportationRequiring DOT to report on its PARK Smart program.IntroductionPARK Smart NYC was a program that was intended to free up parking spaces, increase public safety, and reduce congestion. DOT launched the initiative in October 2008, and added an additional pilot program in 2013. Since 2013 DOT has taken no action. This bill requires DOT to report its timeline and progress on this program.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0690-2018 *James G. Van Bramer~SPONSORTransportationInstallation of energy-efficient street lights.IntroductionThis bill would require that any lamp installed as part of the lighting of streets, highways, parks, or any other public place use LED technology, or the best available technology for achieving energy-efficiency, if it is more efficient than LED technology. The bill would also require the Department of Transportation to report to the Council and post on its website, no later than April 1, 2018 on: 1) the number of street light-fixtures installed with lamps using LED or other best-available technology, and 2) the number of street light-fixtures that remain to be installed with such technology, with the data disaggregated by borough and Council district.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0691-2018 *James G. Van Bramer~SPONSORTransportationRequiring that the DOT shall give certain notice of permanent street sign changes that will affect parking.IntroductionThe purpose of the legislation is to give advance notice of changes in parking regulations in order to give drivers sufficient time to adjust to the changes.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0692-2018 *James G. Van Bramer~SPONSORTransportationRequiring snow removal from bus shelters.IntroductionThis bill would require that snow shelters be cleared of debris, snow and ice after any snowfall or the formation of ice on sidewalks and gutters due to weather precipitation.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0693-2018 *James G. Van Bramer~SPONSORPreconsidered - WomenStop Sexual Harassment in NYC Act - Division of labor services employment reports.IntroductionThis bill would amend the division of labor services employment report, required by city contractors, to include employment practices, policies, and procedures as they relate to preventing and addressing sexual harassment.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0694-2018 *James G. Van Bramer~SPONSORContractsConflict of interest disclosures from officers of city contractors.IntroductionThis bill would require officers of contractors who enter into contracts with the city valued at fifty million dollars or more to file annual disclosure reports with the conflicts of interest boardReferred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0695-2018 *James G. Van Bramer~SPONSORFinancePass 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
Int 0696-2018 *James G. Van Bramer~SPONSORFinanceContracts of the department of design and construction.IntroductionThis bill would require the Department of Design and Construction to submit quarterly reports to the speaker regarding construction contracts it manages.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0697-2018 *James G. Van Bramer~SPONSORGovernmental OperationsCreation of a community advisory review panel for zoning variance and special permit applications.IntroductionThis bill would create a Community Advisory Review Panel (CARP) to review certain matters presented to the Board of Standards and Appeals (BSA). Under the bill, a member of the public residing in the affected community of the matter before the BSA could petition to have an application for a zoning variance or special permit referred to CARP prior to the matter being heard by the BSA. CARP would then hold a hearing on the matter and issue a non-binding recommendation to the BSA. CARP would be purely advisory in nature.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0698-2018 *James G. Van Bramer~SPONSORGovernmental OperationsExpanding the membership of the board of standards and appeals.IntroductionThis bill would expand the membership of the BSA from five mayoral appointed commissioners to sixteen commissioners: five appointed by the Mayor; five appointed by the Council, five appointed, one each, by the Borough Presidents, and one appointed by the Public Advocate.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0699-2018 *James G. Van Bramer~SPONSORGovernmental OperationsRequiring that city hall being open to the public.Introduction Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0700-2018 *James G. Van Bramer~SPONSORCultural Affairs, Libraries and International Intergroup RelationsEstablishing an office of libraries.IntroductionThis bill would establish an Office of Libraries in the Executive Office of the Mayor. The office would be headed by a director, who would be appointed by the Mayor. The libraries would include any branch of the New York Public Library, the Brooklyn Public Library, the Queens Public Library, or any other public library. The director of libraries would be required to submit to the Mayor and the Speaker an annual report no later than December 31, 2019 and annually thereafter, concerning the office’s activities during the previous year along with recommendations.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0701-2018 *James G. Van Bramer~SPONSOREnvironmental ProtectionNotification of discolored water or reduction of water pressure.IntroductionThis bill would require the Department of Environmental Protection to alert relevant community boards and district offices 48hrs in advance of any work the department 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 0702-2018 *James G. Van Bramer~SPONSOREnvironmental ProtectionInstalling pumpout facilities to establish the city’s coastal waters as no-discharge zones.IntroductionFederal law requires sufficient vessel waste pumpout facilities for a body of water to be designated a no-discharge zone for water protection purposes. This bill would require the Department of Environmental Protection to create a plan for establishing the city’s coastal waters as vessel no-discharge zones, to install at least three pumpout facilities per year until all coastal waters in the city are designated as no-discharge zones, to report annually on progress regarding the foregoing, and to ensure that no-discharge zones maintain their status as no-discharge zones once they are established.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0703-2018 *James G. Van Bramer~SPONSOREnvironmental ProtectionAn invasive species advisory board.IntroductionThis local law would require the department to establish an invasive species advisory board, which will develop recommendations, work to foster greater coordination between agencies and the public, examine the necessary steps for implementing programs.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0704-2018 *James G. Van Bramer~SPONSOREnvironmental ProtectionRequiring the posting of current and planned water supply outages to the city’s website and to the website of the dept of environmental protection.IntroductionThis bill would require the online posting of notifications about current and planned water service outages on the city’s website as well as the website of the Department of Environmental Protection (DEP). Currently, real-time information about water outages is generally not provided online. Complaints to 311 are logged but no other information is provided in the normal course of business about planned or emergency outages and estimated times for service restoration. The proposed law would address this problem but would not replace DEP’s current practice of posting flyers in affected areas.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0705-2018 *James G. Van Bramer~SPONSOREnvironmental ProtectionNotification of responsible parties and inspection of construction sites by the department of environmental protection where noise complaints are received for emergency work.IntroductionThis local law amends 24-207 of the Administrative Code by adding a new subdivision 24-207(g) ((i) and (ii)) that would require the Department of Environmental Protection to notify the responsible party at a construction site when the Department receives two or more reports of unreasonable noise within a 24-hour period regarding emergency work performed at the construction site during such period of time. The local law also requires the Department to inspect any construction site for which the department receives four or more reports of unreasonable noise within a 48-hour period regarding emergency work performed at that construction site. Finally, this local law amends subdivisions b and c of section 24-220 of the Administrative Code to require that a notice to residents be posted that provides information regarding how to report unreasonable noise and to serve a citizen’s complaint.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0706-2018 *James G. Van Bramer~SPONSOREnvironmental ProtectionProhibiting the use of high-frequency noise devices designed to repel or deter certain persons from entering upon real property.IntroductionThis local law would prohibit any person from using or permitting to be used devices capable of emitting high-frequency sound that are designed to be audible only to children and young adults.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0707-2018 *James G. Van Bramer~SPONSORFinanceRequiring the department of design and construction to provide notice to residents prior to the scheduled interruption of water service.IntroductionThis bill would require the Department of Design and Construction (DDC) provide notice to residential occupants of buildings seventy-two hours before DDC is to shut off water service to that building as a result of planned work.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0708-2018 *James G. Van Bramer~SPONSORConsumer Affairs and Business LicensingPreventing businesses licensed by the department of consumer affairs from unlawfully parking on a sidewalk or crosswalk.IntroductionThis local law would require that used car dealers and operator of garages and parking lots obey parking rules that prohibit parking on sidewalks and crosswalks. In the event of repeat violations, DCA would have discretion to suspend or revoke the entity’s license to operate in the City.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0709-2018 *James G. Van Bramer~SPONSOREnvironmental ProtectionLead Package - Identifying lead water supply mains and service lines through an online interactive map and providing educational resources and tools for preventing lead contamination.IntroductionThis bill would require the Department of Environmental Protection to track all lead water supply mains and service lines and provide that information to the public in the form of an online interactive map. An educational and outreach campaign accompanies this bill, to inform the public about the availability of the interactive map and resources on preventing lead contamination. The Department of Information Technology and Telecommunication has shared responsibility in the design and maintenance of the interactive map.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available