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Meeting Name: City Council Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 5/9/2018 1:30 PM Minutes status: Final  
Meeting location: Council Chambers - City Hall
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    1.ROLL CALL      Roll call Video Video
    2.INVOCATION - Delivered by: Rev. Dr. T. Kenjitsu Nakagaki, President of the Buddhist Council of New York, 376 Broadway, New York, New York 10013. Motion to spread the Invocation in full upon the record by Council Member Chin.      Video Video
    3.ADOPTION OF MINUTES - Motion that the Minutes of the Stated Meeting of March 22, 2018 be adopted as printed by Council Member Lancman.      Video Video
    4.MESSAGES & PAPERS FROM THE MAYOR      Video Video
M 0042-2018 *  FinanceSubmitting the Expense Revenue Contract Budget for FY'19.Mayor's Message Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
M 0043-2018 *  FinanceSubmitting the Executive Capital Budget for FY'19.Mayor's Message Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
M 0044-2018 *  FinanceSubmitting the Proposed City FY'19 Community Development Program, the Proposed CFY'19 Budget, the Proposed Reallocations-the CD XLIV Funds, Proposed CD XLV Statement of Objectives and Budget, dated April 26, 2018.Mayor's Message Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
M 0045-2018 *  FinanceSubmitting the Executive Budget Supporting Schedules for FY'19.Mayor's Message Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
M 0046-2018 *  FinanceSubmitting the Capital Commitment Plan, Executive Budget, FY'19, Volumes I, II, III and IV.Mayor's Message Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
M 0047-2018 *  FinanceSubmitting the Executive Budget - Geographic Reports for Expense Budget for FY'19.Mayor's Message Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
M 0048-2018 *  FinanceSubmitting the Budget Summary, Message of the Mayor and Citywide Savings Program relative to the Executive Budget, FY'19.Mayor's Message Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
M 0049-2018 *  Received, Ordered, Printed and FiledSubmitting certificate setting forth the maximum amount of debt and reserves which the City, and the NYC Municipal Water Finance Authority, may soundly incur for capital projects for FY'19 and the ensuing three fiscal years.Mayor's Message Rcvd, Ord, Prnt, Fld by Council  Action details Not available
    5.COMMUNICATIONS FROM CITY, COUNTY & BOROUGH OFFICES - None      Not available
    6.PETITIONS AND COMMUNICATIONS - None      Not available
    7.LAND USE CALL-UPS      Video Video
M 0050-2018 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr. Coupled on Call-Up VoteZoning, 601-613 West 29th St, Manhattan (C 180129(A) ZSM)Land Use Call-Up Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
M 0051-2018 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr. Coupled on Call-Up VoteZoning, 606-616 West 30th St, Manhattan (C 180152(A) ZSM)Land Use Call-Up Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
M 0052-2018 *Margaret S. Chin Coupled on Call-Up VoteZoning, Proposed mixed-use development on property located at 45 Broad Street, Manhattan (C180063ZSM)Land Use Call-Up Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
M 0053-2018 *Ben Kallos Coupled on Call-Up VoteZoning, Sidewalk café, 640 2nd Avenue, Manhattan (20185237 TCM)Land Use Call-Up Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
M 0054-2018 *Carlos Menchaca Coupled on Call-Up VoteZoning, 280 Richards St, Brooklyn (N 180157 ZAK)Land Use Call-Up Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
          Pass Not available
    8.COMMUNICATION FROM THE SPEAKER      Video Video
    9.DISCUSSION OF GENERAL ORDERS      Video Video
    10.REPORTS OF SPECIAL COMMITTEES - None      Not available
    11.REPORTS OF STANDING COMMITTEES      Video Video
     REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON FINANCE      Not available
Res 0333-2018 *Daniel Dromm  Preconsidered - Coupled on GOApproving the new designation and changes in the designation of certain organizations to receive funding in the Expense Budget.Resolution Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
LU 0074-2018 *Daniel Dromm   153 Manhattan Avenue, ManhattanLand Use Application Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
Res 0342-2018 *Daniel Dromm  Preconsidered - Coupled on GOLU 74 - 153 Manhattan Avenue, ManhattanResolution Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
LU 0075-2018 *Daniel Dromm   1025-1027 Leggett Avenue, BronxLand Use Application Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
Res 0343-2018 *Daniel Dromm  Preconsidered - Coupled on GOLU 75 - 1025-1027 Leggett Avenue, BronxResolution Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
LU 0076-2018 *Daniel Dromm   Livonia Regina, BrooklynLand Use Application Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
Res 0344-2018 *Daniel Dromm  Preconsidered - Coupled on GOLU 76 - Livonia Regina, BrooklynResolution Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
LU 0077-2018 *Daniel Dromm   Mosholu Grand, BronxLand Use Application Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
Res 0345-2018 *Daniel Dromm  Preconsidered - Coupled on GOLU 77 - Mosholu Grand, BronxResolution Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
LU 0078-2018 *Daniel Dromm   Grower-Green, BrooklynLand Use Application Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
Res 0346-2018 *Daniel Dromm  Preconsidered - Coupled on GOLU 78 - Grower-Green, BrooklynResolution Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
     REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON FIRE AND EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT      Not available
Int 0599-2018 ACorey D. Johnson Amended and Coupled on GOFire Safety Package - Requiring the FDNY to conduct outreach and education to residential buildings.IntroductionThis bill requires the Fire Department of the City of New York to conduct proactive outreach to R-2 residential buildings regarding fire safety, education, and prevention.Approved by CouncilPass Action details Not available
Int 0603-2018 ACosta G. Constantinides Amended and Coupled on GOFire Safety Package - Requiring the fire department to meet certain standards for fire hydrant inspections and report on fire hydrant inspection results.IntroductionThe bill would require the Fire Department to conduct fire hydrant inspections every six months and require the Department of Environmental Protection to report on the results of such inspections.Approved by CouncilPass Action details Not available
Int 0608-2018 ARitchie J. Torres Amended and Coupled on GOFire Safety Package - Requiring notice to close doors when escaping a fire.IntroductionThis bill requires the Fire Department of the City of New York to require owners of multiple dwelling units to post a notice that those escaping fires should close doors behind them.Approved by CouncilPass Action details Not available
Int 0609-2018 ARitchie J. Torres Amended and Coupled on GOFire Safety Package - Requiring the FDNY to implement a plan for educating both children and parents about fire safety and prevention.IntroductionThe bill would require the Fire Department to develop and implement a plan for education children and parents of common fire safety dangers, and report on such efforts.Approved by CouncilPass Action details Not available
     REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON HOUSING AND BUILDINGS      Not available
Int 0602-2018 AJoseph C. Borelli Amended and Coupled on GOFire Safety Package - Self-closing doorsIntroductionThis bill would require that all doors leading to interior stairways or corridors be self-closing.Approved by CouncilPass Action details Not available
Int 0604-2018 ARobert E. Cornegy, Jr. Amended and Coupled on GOFire Safety Package - Requirements for smoke alarms and smoke detectors in residential and non-residential occupancies.IntroductionThis bill would require that, where a smoke alarm or detector is within an area of 20 feet from a stationary or fixed cooking appliance in all residential buildings, after January 1, 2021, that smoke alarms must be listed in accordance with the 8th edition of UL 217, and smoke detectors must be listed in accordance with the 7th edition of UL 268.Approved by CouncilPass Action details Not available
Int 0606-2018 ADonovan J. Richards Amended and Coupled on GOFire Safety Package - Emergency evacuation preparedness for individuals with disabilities or limited mobility.IntroductionThe bill would require the Fire Department, in consultation with the Office of Emergency Management and the Mayor’s Office for People with Disabilities, to develop a planning checklist to residents of apartment buildings to assist in the development of individualized emergency evacuation plans by March 1, 2019.Approved by CouncilPass Action details Not available
Int 0610-2018 ARitchie J. Torres Amended and Coupled on GOFire Safety Package - Stove knob coversIntroductionThis bill would require owners of dwelling units to provide stove knob covers on each gas-powered stove in an apartment where a child under six resides.Approved by CouncilPass Action details Not available
     REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON LAND USE      Not available
Int 0212-2018 AI. Daneek Miller Amended and Coupled on GOApproval of cemetery uses on land acquired in Queens before 1973.IntroductionThis bill would allow a cemetery corporation that owns land in Queens to use up to two additional acres acquired before 1973 for cemetery uses, provided such land is across the street and such cemetery corporation first obtains approval for such use from the Council.Approved by CouncilPass Action details Not available
LU 0051-2018 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.  Landmarks, Montefiore Cemetery, Queens (20185106 CCQ)Land Use Application Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
Res 0347-2018 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr. Coupled on GOLU 51 - Landmarks, Montefiore Cemetery, Queens (20185106 CCQ)Resolution Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
LU 0060-2018 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.  Zoning, Sidewalk café, Piatto, Queens (20185176 TCQ)Land Use Application Filed by CouncilPass Action details Not available
Res 0348-2018 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr. Coupled to be Filed Pursuant to Letter of WithdrawalLU 60 - Zoning, Sidewalk café, Piatto, Queens (20185176 TCQ)Resolution Filed by CouncilPass Action details Not available
LU 0061-2018 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.  Zoning, NYPD 116th Precinct Stationhouse, Queens (C 180209 ZMQ)Land Use Application Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
Res 0349-2018 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr. Coupled on GOLU 61 - Zoning, NYPD 116th Precinct Stationhouse, Queens (C 180209 ZMQ)Resolution Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
LU 0062-2018 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.  Zoning, NYPD 116th Precinct Stationhouse, Queens (C 180210 PSQ)Land Use Application Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
Res 0350-2018 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr. Coupled on GOLU 62 - Zoning, NYPD 116th Precinct Stationhouse, Queens (C 180210 PSQ)Resolution Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
LU 0063-2018 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.  Landmarks, St. Andrew’s Community Day Care Center, Brooklyn (C150253PQK)Land Use Application Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
Res 0351-2018 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr. Coupled on GOLU 63 - Landmarks, St. Andrew’s Community Day Care Center, Brooklyn (C150253PQK)Resolution Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
LU 0064-2018 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.  Planning, 1618 Fulton Street, Brooklyn (20185268 HAK)Land Use Application Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
Res 0352-2018 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr. Coupled on GOLU 64 - Planning, 1618 Fulton Street, Brooklyn (20185268 HAK)Resolution Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
LU 0065-2018 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.  Planning, 1490 Southern Boulevard, Bronx (N 180153 HAX)Land Use Application Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
Res 0353-2018 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr. Coupled on GOLU 65 - Planning, 1490 Southern Boulevard, Bronx (N 180153 HAX)Resolution Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
LU 0067-2018 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.  Planning, Paul Robeson Houses, Manhattan (20185270 HAM)Land Use Application Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
Res 0354-2018 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr. Coupled on GOLU 67 - Planning, Paul Robeson Houses, Manhattan (20185270 HAM)Resolution Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
LU 0069-2018 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.  Planning, Archer Green, Queens (20185272 HAQ)Land Use Application Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
Res 0355-2018 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr. Coupled on GOLU 69 - Planning, Archer Green, Queens (20185272 HAQ)Resolution Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
     REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON RULES, PRIVILEGES AND ELECTIONS      Not available
M 0035-2018 *   Alfred C. Cerullo, III - City Planning CommissionCommunication Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
Res 0356-2018 *Karen Koslowitz Coupled on GOM 35 - Alfred C. Cerullo, III - City Planning CommissionResolution Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
M 0039-2018 *   Allen P. Cappelli, City Planning CommissionMayor's Message Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
Res 0357-2018 *Karen Koslowitz Coupled on GOM 39 - Allen P. Cappelli, City Planning CommissionResolution Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
    12.GENERAL ORDERS CALENDAR      Not available
Int 0720-2018 *Jumaane D. Williams 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
T2018-1849 *  Coupled on GOCommissioner of DeedsCommissioner of Deeds Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
    ~coupledCoupled on General Order Calendar      Not available
    ~coupledFinance      Not available
Res 0333-2018 *Daniel Dromm ~coupledPreconsidered - GOApproving the new designation and changes in the designation of certain organizations to receive funding in the Expense Budget.Resolution    Action details Not available
Res 0342-2018 *Daniel Dromm ~coupledPreconsidered - GOLU 74 - 153 Manhattan Avenue, ManhattanResolution    Action details Not available
Res 0343-2018 *Daniel Dromm ~coupledPreconsidered - GOLU 75 - 1025-1027 Leggett Avenue, BronxResolution    Action details Not available
Res 0344-2018 *Daniel Dromm ~coupledPreconsidered - GOLU 76 - Livonia Regina, BrooklynResolution    Action details Not available
Res 0345-2018 *Daniel Dromm ~coupledPreconsidered - GOLU 77 - Mosholu Grand, BronxResolution    Action details Not available
Res 0346-2018 *Daniel Dromm ~coupledPreconsidered - GOLU 78 - Grower-Green, BrooklynResolution    Action details Not available
    ~coupledFire and Emergency Management      Not available
Int 0599-2018 ACorey D. Johnson~coupledA and GOFire Safety Package - Requiring the FDNY to conduct outreach and education to residential buildings.IntroductionThis bill requires the Fire Department of the City of New York to conduct proactive outreach to R-2 residential buildings regarding fire safety, education, and prevention.   Action details Not available
Int 0603-2018 ACosta G. Constantinides~coupledA and GOFire Safety Package - Requiring the fire department to meet certain standards for fire hydrant inspections and report on fire hydrant inspection results.IntroductionThe bill would require the Fire Department to conduct fire hydrant inspections every six months and require the Department of Environmental Protection to report on the results of such inspections.   Action details Not available
Int 0608-2018 ARitchie J. Torres~coupledA and GOFire Safety Package - Requiring notice to close doors when escaping a fire.IntroductionThis bill requires the Fire Department of the City of New York to require owners of multiple dwelling units to post a notice that those escaping fires should close doors behind them.   Action details Not available
Int 0609-2018 ARitchie J. Torres~coupledA and GOFire Safety Package - Requiring the FDNY to implement a plan for educating both children and parents about fire safety and prevention.IntroductionThe bill would require the Fire Department to develop and implement a plan for education children and parents of common fire safety dangers, and report on such efforts.   Action details Not available
    ~coupled       Not available
Int 0602-2018 AJoseph C. Borelli~coupledA and GOFire Safety Package - Self-closing doorsIntroductionThis bill would require that all doors leading to interior stairways or corridors be self-closing.   Action details Not available
Int 0604-2018 ARobert E. Cornegy, Jr.~coupledA and GOFire Safety Package - Requirements for smoke alarms and smoke detectors in residential and non-residential occupancies.IntroductionThis bill would require that, where a smoke alarm or detector is within an area of 20 feet from a stationary or fixed cooking appliance in all residential buildings, after January 1, 2021, that smoke alarms must be listed in accordance with the 8th edition of UL 217, and smoke detectors must be listed in accordance with the 7th edition of UL 268.   Action details Not available
Int 0606-2018 ADonovan J. Richards~coupledA and GOFire Safety Package - Emergency evacuation preparedness for individuals with disabilities or limited mobility.IntroductionThe bill would require the Fire Department, in consultation with the Office of Emergency Management and the Mayor’s Office for People with Disabilities, to develop a planning checklist to residents of apartment buildings to assist in the development of individualized emergency evacuation plans by March 1, 2019.   Action details Not available
Int 0610-2018 ARitchie J. Torres~coupledA and GOFire Safety Package - Stove knob coversIntroductionThis bill would require owners of dwelling units to provide stove knob covers on each gas-powered stove in an apartment where a child under six resides.   Action details Not available
    ~coupled       Not available
Int 0212-2018 AI. Daneek Miller~coupledA and GOApproval of cemetery uses on land acquired in Queens before 1973.IntroductionThis bill would allow a cemetery corporation that owns land in Queens to use up to two additional acres acquired before 1973 for cemetery uses, provided such land is across the street and such cemetery corporation first obtains approval for such use from the Council.   Action details Not available
Res 0347-2018 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.~coupledGOLU 51 - Landmarks, Montefiore Cemetery, Queens (20185106 CCQ)Resolution    Action details Not available
Res 0348-2018 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.~coupledFiledLU 60 - Zoning, Sidewalk café, Piatto, Queens (20185176 TCQ)Resolution    Action details Not available
Res 0349-2018 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.~coupledGOLU 61 - Zoning, NYPD 116th Precinct Stationhouse, Queens (C 180209 ZMQ)Resolution    Action details Not available
Res 0350-2018 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.~coupledGOLU 62 - Zoning, NYPD 116th Precinct Stationhouse, Queens (C 180210 PSQ)Resolution    Action details Not available
Res 0351-2018 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.~coupledGOLU 63 - Landmarks, St. Andrew’s Community Day Care Center, Brooklyn (C150253PQK)Resolution    Action details Not available
Res 0352-2018 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.~coupledGOLU 64 - Planning, 1618 Fulton Street, Brooklyn (20185268 HAK)Resolution    Action details Not available
Res 0353-2018 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.~coupledGOLU 65 - Planning, 1490 Southern Boulevard, Bronx (N 180153 HAX)Resolution    Action details Not available
Res 0354-2018 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.~coupledGOLU 67 - Planning, Paul Robeson Houses, Manhattan (20185270 HAM)Resolution    Action details Not available
Res 0355-2018 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.~coupledGOLU 69 - Planning, Archer Green, Queens (20185272 HAQ)Resolution    Action details Not available
    ~coupled       Not available
Res 0356-2018 *Karen Koslowitz~coupledGOM 35 - Alfred C. Cerullo, III - City Planning CommissionResolution    Action details Not available
Res 0357-2018 *Karen Koslowitz~coupledGOM 39 - Allen P. Cappelli, City Planning CommissionResolution    Action details Not available
    ~coupled       Not available
T2018-1849 * ~coupledGOCommissioner of DeedsCommissioner of Deeds    Action details Not available
          Pass Not available
    13.INTRODUCTION & READING OF BILLS      Not available
    14.DISCUSSION OF RESOLUTIONS      Video Video
    15.RESOLUTIONS      Video Video
Res 0307-2018 *Fernando Cabrera  Adopted by the Committee on Governmental OperationsSame-Day Voter Registration in New YorkResolution Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
Res 0311-2018 *Laurie A. Cumbo Adopted by the Committee on Civil Service and LaborExtend paid family leave benefits to city employees covered by municipal unions.Resolution Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
Res 0312-2018 *Mark Treyger Adopted by the Committee on Civil Service and LaborAmend the state Paid Family Leave Act.Resolution Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
Res 0324-2018 *Corey D. Johnson Preconsidered - Adopted by the Committee on Governmental OperationsVoter Enfranchisement Modernization Act of 2018. (A.5382-A)Resolution Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
Res 0325-2018 *Corey D. Johnson Preconsidered - Adopted by the Committee on Housing and BuildingsRent Regulations Package - Repeal the “Urstadt law” (S.3179/A.5557)Resolution Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
Res 0326-2018 *Corey D. Johnson Preconsidered - Adopted by the Committee on Housing and BuildingsRent Regulations Package - Limits rent increases on renewal of rent stabilized units where a preferential rent was being charged. (S.6527/A.6285)Resolution Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
Res 0327-2018 *Corey D. Johnson Preconsidered - Adopted by the Committee on Housing and BuildingsRent Regulations Package - Extending the statute of limitations for rent overcharges.Resolution Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
Res 0328-2018 *Corey D. Johnson Preconsidered - Adopted by the Committee on Housing and BuildingsRent Regulations Package - Making the Major Capital Improvement (MCI) rent increase a temporary surcharge. (S.4312)Resolution Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
Res 0329-2018 *Fernando Cabrera  Preconsidered - Adopted by the Committee on Governmental OperationsRequiring a new party to file a certificate following the election at which the party obtains party status. (A.7404)Resolution Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
Res 0330-2018 *Fernando Cabrera  Preconsidered - Adopted by the Committee on Governmental OperationsPolitical expenditures of limited liability companies. (A.9758A/S.7149)Resolution Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
Res 0331-2018 *Robert E. Cornegy, Jr. Preconsidered - Adopted by the Committee on Housing and BuildingsRent Regulations Package - Repealing vacancy decontrol. (S.3482/A.433)Resolution Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
Res 0332-2018 *Robert E. Cornegy, Jr. Preconsidered - Adopted by the Committee on Housing and BuildingsRent Regulations Package - Repealing the vacancy bonus. (S.1593/A.9815)Resolution Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
Res 0336-2018 *Ben Kallos Preconsidered - Adopted by the Committee on Governmental OperationsAuthorizing ballot by mail, no excuse absentee ballot voting and early voting. (A.7623, S. 840 and A9608-B)Resolution Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
Res 0337-2018 *Karen Koslowitz Preconsidered - Adopted by the Committee on Rules, Privileges and ElectionsPreserve the separation of powers enshrined in the City Charter and Council Members’ free speech rights to express their policy positions by filing amicus briefs.Resolution Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
Res 0338-2018 *Keith Powers  Preconsidered - Adopted by the Committee on Governmental OperationsImproving the format of ballot proposals to minimize confusion. (A.9923)Resolution Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
Res 0339-2018 *Keith Powers  Preconsidered - Adopted by the Committee on Housing and BuildingsRent Regulations Package - Provide rent control tenants relief from high rent increases. (S.6925/A.268)Resolution Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
Res 0340-2018 *Carlina Rivera  Preconsidered - Adopted by the Committee on Housing and BuildingsRent Regulations Package - Extend rent stabilization to unregulated apartments.Resolution Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
    16.GENERAL DISCUSSION      Video Video
    17.EXTENSION OF REMARKS      Not available
     INTRODUCTION AND READING OF BILLS      Not available
Int 0864-2018 *Corey D. Johnson~SPONSORHealthLead Package - Investigation by the dept of health and mental hygiene in connection with lead poisoning incidents.IntroductionThis bill would require the Department of Health and Mental Hygiene (DOHMH) to conduct a building-wide inspection for lead if a child of an applicable age with an elevated blood lead level resides in a building where the lead level in water supplied for drinking or cooking exceeds the water lead action level, or where a lead-based paint hazard exists. DOHMH must also investigate daycare facilities, preschools and schools that were attended by the person with an elevated blood level, and parks, playgrounds or other areas with bare soil that the person with elevated blood level visits.Referred to Comm by CouncilPass Action details Not available
Int 0865-2018 *Corey D. Johnson~SPONSORHealthLead Package - Lead reference/action levels and standards relating to lead-based paint hazards.IntroductionThis bill would reduce the blood lead reference level to five micrograms per deciliter. Additionally, this legislation would create a soil lead reference level of 400 parts per million (ppm) for areas where children may play and 1,200 ppm for other area, and would create a water lead reference level of 15 parts per billion (ppb). These reference and action levels would also require that the City adopt reference levels corresponding to future federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention or Environmental Protection Agency lower reference level standards, or submit a report detailing why a lower level should not be adopted.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0866-2018 *Corey D. Johnson~SPONSORPublic SafetySchool Security - Requiring a school emergency preparedness task force to review NYPD, DOE and community collaboration on school emergency preparedness.IntroductionThis bill would require a school emergency preparedness task force to review and make recommendations relating to the level of collaboration between NYPD, DOE and community members in relation to emergency preparedness at schools.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Res 0324-2018 *Corey D. Johnson~SPONSORPreconsidered - Governmental OperationsVoter Enfranchisement Modernization Act of 2018. (A.5382-A)Resolution Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Res 0325-2018 *Corey D. Johnson~SPONSORPreconsidered - Housing and BuildingsRent Regulations Package - Repeal the “Urstadt law” (S.3179/A.5557)Resolution Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Res 0326-2018 *Corey D. Johnson~SPONSORPreconsidered - Housing and BuildingsRent Regulations Package - Limits rent increases on renewal of rent stabilized units where a preferential rent was being charged. (S.6527/A.6285)Resolution Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Res 0327-2018 *Corey D. Johnson~SPONSORPreconsidered - Housing and BuildingsRent Regulations Package - Extending the statute of limitations for rent overcharges.Resolution Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Res 0328-2018 *Corey D. Johnson~SPONSORPreconsidered - Housing and BuildingsRent Regulations Package - Making the Major Capital Improvement (MCI) rent increase a temporary surcharge. (S.4312)Resolution Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0867-2018 *Adrienne E. Adams~SPONSORTransportationReviewing street widths to reevaluate street traffic flow designations.IntroductionThis legislation would require the department of transportation to conduct a citywide traffic study of street widths, taking into account traffic volume and factors that narrow streets, such as parking and bike lanes, and, based on the determinations of that study, to reevaluate and change street traffic flow designations where appropriate, including two-way streets to one-way streets.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0868-2018 *Alicka Ampry-Samuel ~SPONSORHousing and BuildingsLead Package - Remediating lead water hazards in dwellings.IntroductionThis bill would require building owners to provide tenants with water filtration pitchers that are certified to reduce lead concentrations in water, install water filtration or treatment systems that are certified to reduce lead concentrations, or take a sample annually from each fixture that supplies water for drinking or cooking purposes to be analyzed for lead, and provide the results of the test to the tenant.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0869-2018 *Alicka Ampry-Samuel ~SPONSORPublic SafetySchool Security - Requiring a school emergency preparedness task force to review protocols for students experiencing a mental health crisis.IntroductionThis bill would require a school emergency preparedness task force to review and make recommendations relating to protocols for responding to a student experiencing a mental health crisis.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0870-2018 *Joseph C. Borelli~SPONSORHealthShelter animal adoptions.IntroductionThe proposed bill would require the City’s animal shelters to post photographs and relevant information about adoptable animals in their care to their website within 3 days of receiving them.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0871-2018 *Joseph C. Borelli~SPONSORHealthLead Package - Requiring first draw samples when testing for lead in water.IntroductionThe proposed bill would require any legally-required testing of water for lead, from a fixture or other source, to include a first-draw sample from such source.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0872-2018 *Justin L. Brannan~SPONSORPublic SafetySchool Security - Requiring a school emergency preparedness task force to review a public notification for school emergencies.IntroductionThis bill would require a school emergency preparedness task force to review and make recommendations relating to notification of the public in the event of a school emergency.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Res 0329-2018 *Fernando Cabrera ~SPONSORPreconsidered - Governmental OperationsRequiring a new party to file a certificate following the election at which the party obtains party status. (A.7404)Resolution Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Res 0330-2018 *Fernando Cabrera ~SPONSORPreconsidered - Governmental OperationsPolitical expenditures of limited liability companies. (A.9758A/S.7149)Resolution Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0873-2018 *Margaret S. Chin~SPONSORHousing and BuildingsLead Package - Permanent removal of lead-based paint.IntroductionThis bill requires that, for multiple dwellings built before January 1, 1960, the owner of that building must ensure that each unit is free of lead-based paint upon the first vacancy that occurs five or more years after the effective date. The bill includes exemptions if the unit was investigated by an inspector certified pursuant to federal guidelines or that the unit is free of lead-based paint and has been contained by encapsulation.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0874-2018 *Margaret S. Chin~SPONSORHousing and BuildingsLead Package - Improving interagency cooperation, and issuing stop work orders, in connection with lead paint and construction work.IntroductionThis bill would require the Department of Housing Preservation and Development and the Department of Health and Mental Hygiene to notify the Department of Buildings if they find a violation of the lead paint hazard laws in buildings in New York City. The Department of Buildings could then use that information to issue a stop work order for any work in such buildings unless and until satisfied that any work is done safely and in compliance with the law. The bill would also allow an agency that issues after-hours construction permits to consider violations of the lead paint safety laws in deciding whether to continue or renew such an after-hours permit. Finally, the bill would require, as part of the required tenant protection plan for construction in dwellings, that the applicant disclose any complaints relating to, or violations of, the lead paint laws in the prior 48 months.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0875-2018 *Costa G. Constantinides~SPONSOREnvironmental ProtectionInforming the council, individual council members and affected community boards when beaches and waterways are unsafe or closed.IntroductionThis proposed law would require the Department of Environmental Protection to notify the Council and affected community boards when waterbodies are unsafe for human contact due to combined sewage overflow or the presence of harmful chemicals. The proposed law would also require the Department of Health and Mental Hygiene to notify the Council and affected community boards when beaches are closed or under advisory.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0876-2018 *Costa G. Constantinides~SPONSORPublic SafetySchool Security - Requiring a school emergency preparedness task force to review evacuation plans and emergency response protocols at schools.IntroductionThis bill would require a school security task force including representatives from NYPD, DOE, MOCJ, and school climate experts, in consultation with the Fire Department and Office of Emergency Management, to review school evacuation routes, building safety plans, and other emergency response protocols.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0877-2018 *Robert E. Cornegy, Jr.~SPONSORHealthLead Package - Agency referrals for blood lead screenings.IntroductionThe proposed bill would require certain City agencies, when providing services for or relating to a child under seven years of age, to make reasonable efforts to obtain evidence from a parent or legal guardian that such child has received a blood lead screening. If an agency is unable to obtain such evidence, it must: • Request additional information from such parent or legal guardian to help the Department of Health and Mental Hygiene (DOHMH) determine why such child has not received a blood lead screening; • Provide such parent of legal guardian with materials explaining the importance of obtaining blood lead screening for children; and • Refer them to a physician or health care provider for blood lead screening.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Res 0331-2018 *Robert E. Cornegy, Jr.~SPONSORPreconsidered - Housing and BuildingsRent Regulations Package - Repealing vacancy decontrol. (S.3482/A.433)Resolution Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Res 0332-2018 *Robert E. Cornegy, Jr.~SPONSORPreconsidered - Housing and BuildingsRent Regulations Package - Repealing the vacancy bonus. (S.1593/A.9815)Resolution Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0878-2018 *Robert E. Cornegy, Jr.~SPONSORWomenRequiring lactation rooms in certain city spaces.IntroductionThis bill would expand upon Local Law 94 of 2016 and require that city jails that accept visitors and police precincts offer lactation rooms to persons using on-site services. If it is not practicable for a police precinct or jail to provide a lactation room due to security concerns or limited space, the bill would require that those agencies provide an explanation for why it is not practicable, as well as any future plans to improve the availability of lactation rooms.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0879-2018 *Laurie A. Cumbo~SPONSORWomenRequiring certain employers to provide lactation rooms.IntroductionThis bill would require employers covered by the Human Rights Law to provide lactation rooms, as well as refrigerators, in reasonable proximity to work areas for the purposes of expressing and storing breast milk.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0880-2018 *Chaim M. Deutsch~SPONSOREducationSchool Security - Security cameras in NYC public schoolsIntroductionThis bill would require DOE, in consultation with NYPD, to install security cameras at schools where such cameras are deemed appropriate, and report annually on the installation of such cameras.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0881-2018 *Daniel Dromm ~SPONSORHealthLead Package - Education and outreach regarding childhood lead poisoning prevention.IntroductionThis bill would require the Department of Health and Mental Hygiene (“DOHMH”) to establish and implement an education and outreach program to increase awareness of childhood lead poisoning prevention. The bill would also require the program to include linguistically and culturally competent education and outreach tailored to limited English proficient (“LEP”) individuals and specific immigrant populations. To achieve this end, measures identified in the bill include language assistance tools, production of education materials, community outreach and advertisements in multiple languages in subway trains, buses and other public transportation. DOHMH would also be required to submit to the Mayor and Speaker of the Council, and post on DOHMH’s website, an annual report on the implementation and efficacy of the program.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0882-2018 *Daniel Dromm ~SPONSORFinanceCommercial rent tax credit.IntroductionThis local law would change the date of initial eligibility for the Small Business Tax Credit against the Commercial Rent tax from July 1, 2018 to June 1, 2018.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Res 0333-2018 *Daniel Dromm ~SPONSORPreconsidered - FinanceApproving the new designation and changes in the designation of certain organizations to receive funding in the Expense Budget.Resolution Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Res 0334-2018 *Daniel Dromm ~SPONSORGeneral WelfareLGBT Data Inclusion ActResolution Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Res 0335-2018 *Daniel Dromm ~SPONSORHealthSickle Cell Awareness (A.5313/S.4054-A)Resolution Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0883-2018 *Rafael L. Espinal, Jr.~SPONSORGeneral WelfareRequiring the dept of homeless services to provide customer service training.IntroductionThe proposed bill would require the Department of Homeless Services to provide a biannual customer service training to all staff members, including those working for a provider under contract or similar agreement with the department, who have direct contact with shelter residents.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0884-2018 *Rafael L. Espinal, Jr.~SPONSORGeneral WelfareRequiring the dept of homeless services to report on short notice resident transfers in shelter.IntroductionThe proposed bill would require the Department of Homeless Services to submit to the Speaker of the Council and post online, a report regarding the number of resident transfers in shelter made with 72 hours or less notice disaggregated by the reason for the transfer.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0885-2018 *Rafael L. Espinal, Jr.~SPONSORSanitation and Solid Waste ManagementFacilitating food scraps donations.IntroductionThis bill would require the Department of Sanitation, in conjunction with the Department of Information, Technology and Telecommunications, to add food scraps to their food web portal.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0886-2018 *Rafael L. Espinal, Jr.~SPONSORTransportationAllowing pet harbors to be placed on sidewalks in front of commercial establishments.IntroductionThis bill permits commercial establishments to place pet harbors in front of their businesses. Pet harbors allow pet owners to leave small pets unattended in a safe enclosed shelter for a short period of time while they conduct their shopping or other related activities.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0887-2018 *Mark Gjonaj ~SPONSORTransportationProviding notice and an opportunity for comment before implementing a major traffic change.IntroductionThis bill would require the Department of Transportation, or any other relevant agency, to provide notice and opportunity for council members, community boards and business improvement districts to provide comments before the department proceeds with eliminating a vehicular traffic lane or parking for 500 continuous feet or three continuous blocks of street usage for at least a week.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0888-2018 *Ben Kallos~SPONSORCivil Service and LaborEstablishing a retirement savings program for private-sector employees.IntroductionThere are roughly 3.5 million private-sector workers in New York City, a significant percentage of whom have no access to retirement savings whatsoever. This bill would establish an individual retirement account (IRA) program for private-sector workers at businesses with 10 or more employees located in New York City that do not already offer retirement savings plans. Enrollment in the program is automatic, but employees may opt out. Contributions are handled through payroll deductions and set at a default rate, but employees may change their contribution rate. Savings accounts would be comprised of individual employees’ savings only; neither employers nor the City would contribute to individual accounts. Covered employers would be required to distribute program information to employees. The bill also sets forth a complaint procedure and civil penalties for violations.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Res 0336-2018 *Ben Kallos~SPONSORPreconsidered - Governmental OperationsAuthorizing ballot by mail, no excuse absentee ballot voting and early voting. (A.7623, S. 840 and A9608-B)Resolution Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Res 0337-2018 *Karen Koslowitz~SPONSORPreconsidered - Rules, Privileges and ElectionsPreserve the separation of powers enshrined in the City Charter and Council Members’ free speech rights to express their policy positions by filing amicus briefs.Resolution Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0889-2018 *Rory I. Lancman~SPONSORJustice SystemAvailability of automated teller machines in courthouses.IntroductionMany criminal courthouses in New York City do not have ATMs or have ATMs that are not conveniently located for individuals who need to pay bail or are not accessible at all times that arraignments are taking place. This seriously limits the ability to pay bail. This bill would require the Mayor’s Office of Criminal Justice (MOCJ) to make reasonable efforts to work with the New York State Office of Court Administration to secure the installation of ATMs in all courthouses in New York City where arraignments take place, to ensure that the ATMs are located and accessible at convenient places and times for individuals being arraigned and to ensure that there are signs posted near the ATMs that provide a phone number to call if the ATM ceases to work. In addition, MOCJ would be required to make an annual report on the availability of ATMs in courthouses, including their location and hours of accessibility, and MOCJ’s efforts in the prior year to secure installation of ATMs in criminal courthouses.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0890-2018 *Brad S. Lander~SPONSORPreconsidered - For-Hire VehiclesEstablishing minimum payments to for-hire vehicle drivers and authorizing the establishment of minimum rates of fare.IntroductionThis bill would require the Taxi and Limousine Commission (TLC) to set minimum payments for for-hire vehicle drivers for trips dispatched by high volume for-hire services. TLC would also be required to study payments for other for-hire vehicle trips and would be authorized to set payments for those trips as well as set minimum rates of fare.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0891-2018 *Stephen T. Levin~SPONSORHousing and BuildingsLead Package - Lead-based paint hazards in certain dwellings.IntroductionThis bill would expand the definition of multiple dwelling for the purposes of the lead law to also include non-owner occupied private dwellings. This legislation would also require the permanent removal of lead paint upon sale of a unit.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0892-2018 *Mark Levine~SPONSOREnvironmental ProtectionLead Package - Testing for lead content in potable water sources in parks.IntroductionThis bill would require the Department of Parks and Recreation (DPR), in conjunction with the Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) and Department of Health and Mental Hygiene (DOHMH) to test sources of potable water in parks and other DPR facilities for lead content, post testing results on its website, or act to remediate high lead concentrations by either 1) installing a filtration device on a potable water source to reduce lead concentrations to an acceptable level or 2) otherwise provide safe potable water at the relevant park facility.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0893-2018 *Steven Matteo~SPONSORPublic SafetySchool Security - Requiring a school emergency preparedness task force to review the optimal security presence at schools.IntroductionThis bill would require a school emergency preparedness task force to review and make recommendations relating to the presence of security personnel inside and outside of schools.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0894-2018 *Carlos Menchaca~SPONSORPublic SafetySchool Security - Requiring a school emergency preparedness task force to review emergency preparedness training for school personnel.IntroductionThis bill would require a school emergency preparedness task force to review and make recommendations relating to the training DOE personnel receive on safety protocols and procedures.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0895-2018 *I. Daneek Miller~SPONSORCivil Service and LaborHealth insurance coverage for surviving family members of certain deceased employees of the DOT.Introduction Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0896-2018 *I. Daneek Miller~SPONSORFor-Hire VehiclesExpanding and increasing penalties for drivers who flee TLC enforcement agents.IntroductionThis bill would expand and increase the penalties for licensed Taxi and Limousine Commission (TLC) drivers who flee TLC enforcement agents or police officers by making the penalty applicable to all TLC licensed drivers and by increasing the fine to not less than $1000 and not more than $2,500, from not less than $750 and not more than $1,000. The imprisonment of up to 90 days for each offense would remain unchanged.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0897-2018 *I. Daneek Miller~SPONSORFor-Hire VehiclesCommuter vans.IntroductionThis bill would require commuter van service owners to have the same or more licensed drivers as registered vans. If the owner fails to produce sufficient proof, the Taxi and Limousine Commission may suspend or revoke their authorization to operate the commuter van service or refuse to renew the authorization.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0898-2018 *Francisco P. Moya~SPONSORTransportationCreation of a residential parking permit system in East Elmhurst.IntroductionThis bill would require the department of transportation to create a residential parking permit system for the neighborhood of East Elmhurst in Queens.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0899-2018 *Keith Powers ~SPONSORGovernmental OperationsPermitting the use of campaign funds for certain childcare expenses.IntroductionThis bill would permit campaign funds, but not public money, to be used for certain childcare costs for children under thirteen years of age when such childcare costs would not exist but for the campaign.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Res 0338-2018 *Keith Powers ~SPONSORGovernmental OperationsImproving the format of ballot proposals to minimize confusion. (A.9923)Resolution Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Res 0339-2018 *Keith Powers ~SPONSORPreconsidered - Housing and BuildingsRent Regulations Package - Provide rent control tenants relief from high rent increases. (S.6925/A.268)Resolution Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0900-2018 *The Public Advocate (Ms. James)~SPONSOREducationRequiring the DOE to report on the provision of special educations services tri-annually and to expand the services on which the dept is required to report.IntroductionThe proposed legislation would amend Local Law 27 of 2015 to require the Department of Education (DOE) to report on its provision of special education services to students tri-annually, and would also add assistive technology services and special transportation services to the services on which DOE is required to report.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0901-2018 *The Public Advocate (Ms. James)~SPONSORCivil Service and LaborEstablishing a retirement savings board to oversee the city’s retirement savings program for private-sector employees.IntroductionThis bill would establish a retirement savings board to facilitate the implementation of an individual retirement account (IRA) program for private-sector workers at businesses with 10 or more employees located in New York City that do not already offer retirement savings plans. The board would consist of three members, who are appointed by the Mayor. The powers of the board include directing the investment of funds contributed to the IRAs, entering into contracts with financial institutions and administrators, minimizing fees and costs associated with the administration of the program, and conducting education and outreach to employers and employees. The board would be required to submit to the Mayor, the Speaker of the Council, the Comptroller and the Public Advocate an annual report of its activities and actions.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0902-2018 *Donovan J. Richards~SPONSORHealthLead Package - Remediating lead water hazards in certain facilities serving children.IntroductionThe proposed bill would require all preschools and nursery schools in the city to maintain lead levels below a water lead action level to be established by the Department of Health and Mental Hygiene (DOHMH) in all drinking water or water used for cooking. All preschools and nursery schools would be required to test water used for drinking or cooking at least once a year, and provide the results of this analysis to the parent or guardian of each child that attends such facility. If results indicate a lead level above the level to be established by DOHMH, such facilities would be required to install water filtration or treatment systems to reduce lead concentrations in water, or to use other means to supply safe drinking and cooking water to occupants of such facilities.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0903-2018 *Donovan J. Richards~SPONSORCriminal JusticeFunds remaining in inmate accounts when inmates are released.IntroductionUpon release from local correctional institutions, some inmates have funds remaining in their accounts, but they may not be aware of the amount remaining or how to request a refund. This bill would require the Department of Correction to inform inmates of the amount of funds remaining in their accounts within 72 hours prior to release and give them instructions as to how to request a refund. In addition, the Department would be required to return, if possible, any funds remaining in an inmate account to the former inmate within 60 days following the inmate’s release and to report annually to the Council the aggregate amount of funds remaining in all accounts of former inmates who are no longer incarcerated.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0904-2018 *Carlina Rivera ~SPONSORHealthLead Package - Investigation by the dept of health and mental hygiene in connection with lead poisoning incidents involving pregnant women.IntroductionThis bill would require the Department of Health and Mental Hygiene (DOHMH) to conduct an investigation to identify potential sources of a pregnant woman’s elevated blood lead level when a report is made to DOHMH of that elevated blood level.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0905-2018 *Carlina Rivera ~SPONSORWomenRequiring employers to implement a lactation room accommodation policy.IntroductionThis bill would require employers in the City to establish, and distribute to all new employees, policies describing lactation room accommodations, including the process by which an employee can request such accommodation. The bill would also require the New York City Commission on Human Rights to establish and make available a model lactation room accommodation policy.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Res 0340-2018 *Carlina Rivera ~SPONSORPreconsidered - Housing and BuildingsRent Regulations Package - Extend rent stabilization to unregulated apartments.Resolution Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0906-2018 *Ydanis A. Rodriguez~SPONSORGovernmental OperationsTransfer of jurisdiction over Hart Island from the DOC to the dept of parks and recreation.IntroductionThis bill would transfer jurisdiction and control over Hart Island, the City’s public burial ground, from the Department of Corrections (DOC) to the Department of Parks and Recreation (DPR)Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0907-2018 *Ydanis A. Rodriguez~SPONSORHealthLead Package - Remediating lead soil hazards in certain facilities serving children.IntroductionThe proposed bill would require owners or operators of day care facilities, preschools, nursery schools, and schools to test lead levels in soil in certain areas of the premises on which such facilities are located at least once a year. If such soil is found to have a lead level at or above a soil lead reference level to be set by the Department of Health and Mental Hygiene (DOHMH), the owners or operators of such facilities would be required to notify DOHMH and to cover or remediate the lead-contaminated soil.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0908-2018 *Ydanis A. Rodriguez~SPONSORHealthProhibiting new cigarette retailers near schools.IntroductionThis bill would prohibit new retail cigarette dealer licenses from being issued to businesses that are less than 500 feet from a school. This ban would not apply to existing license holders in these areas, who would continue to be able to renew their licenses as long as they met all other requirements.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0909-2018 *Ydanis A. Rodriguez~SPONSORTransportationFerry service to Hart's Island.IntroductionThis bill would require the Commissioner of the Department of Transportation to maintain and operate regular ferry service to Hart Island.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0910-2018 *Ydanis A. Rodriguez~SPONSORTransportationAllowing vehicles to park on the restricted side of a street which is subject to alternate side parking rules without being ticketed if the owner is in the vehicle and able to move it or if the street has already been cleaned.IntroductionUnder this bill, no tickets would be permitted to be issued to vehicles parked during street cleaning times when either the driver is inside the car and can move it, or the street has already been cleaned beneath the parked car.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0911-2018 *Deborah L. Rose~SPONSORTransportationSuspending parking meter rules on certain holidays.IntroductionThis bill requires the Department of Transportation to suspend parking meter regulations on the same holidays upon which alternate side of the street parking regulations are suspended.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0912-2018 *Deborah L. Rose~SPONSORPublic SafetySchool Security - Requiring a school emergency preparedness task force to review infrastructure security technologies at schools.IntroductionThis bill would require a school emergency preparedness task force to review and make recommendations relating to security technologies at schools, including best practices for ingress and egress.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0913-2018 *Helen K. Rosenthal~SPONSORWomenAccess to doulas.IntroductionThis bill would require the Department of Health and Mental Hygiene (DOHMH) to assess the needs of pregnant people and the availability of doulas to meet those needs. This would be done by DOHMH assessing demand, the cost of doulas, existing doula programs, current availability of doula services, and the benefits of doula programs. DOHMH would then be required to provide the Speaker of the Council with a plan for providing access to doulas to more pregnant people who request doula services as well as an annual report with information about known organizations that provide doula services or and training and information on areas in the city that experience disproportionally high rates of maternal mortality, infant mortality, and other poor birth outcomes.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available