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Meeting Name: Committee on Housing and Buildings Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 6/12/2018 10:00 AM Minutes status: Final  
Meeting location: 250 Broadway - Committee Rm, 14th Fl.
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Int 0465-2018 *Daniel Dromm   Conducting education and outreach regarding single-occupant toilet room requirements.IntroductionThis bill would amend the administrative code by requiring that Department of Buildings (DOB) and the Commission on Human Rights conduct education and outreach to increase awareness of the existing requirement that single-occupant toilet rooms be available for use by persons of any gender, as well as the related posting and signage requirements for such toilet rooms. DOB would also be required to submit to the Mayor and Speaker of the Council, and post on DOB’s website, an annual report on the program and complaints and violations issued regarding non-compliance of the existing requirement.Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 0465-2018 *Daniel Dromm   Conducting education and outreach regarding single-occupant toilet room requirements.IntroductionThis bill would amend the administrative code by requiring that Department of Buildings (DOB) and the Commission on Human Rights conduct education and outreach to increase awareness of the existing requirement that single-occupant toilet rooms be available for use by persons of any gender, as well as the related posting and signage requirements for such toilet rooms. DOB would also be required to submit to the Mayor and Speaker of the Council, and post on DOB’s website, an annual report on the program and complaints and violations issued regarding non-compliance of the existing requirement.Laid Over by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 0644-2018 *Mathieu Eugene  Requiring carbon monoxide detectors in commercial spaces.IntroductionThis bill would require carbon monoxide detectors in all commercial spaces.Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 0644-2018 *Mathieu Eugene  Requiring carbon monoxide detectors in commercial spaces.IntroductionThis bill would require carbon monoxide detectors in all commercial spaces.Laid Over by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 0728-2018 *Rafael L. Espinal, Jr.  Establishing temporary programs, conducting education, establishing a task force related to accessory sign violations, waiving penalties for violations for signs that are accessory to a use on the same zoning lot and allowing registered general contractorIntroductionThis bill would establish a temporary program for the resolution of outstanding judgments resulting from accessory sign (awning) violations. It would also establish a two-year moratorium on the issuance of additional accessory sign violations, as well as a temporary assistance program to facilitate the re-installation of accessory signs for respondents who have already paid related penalties. The Department of Buildings (DOB) and the Department of Finance would be required to notify the public of the existence of such programs, and DOB and the Department of City Planning would be required to develop an education program to educate the business community about accessory signs and related regulations. This bill would also establish an interagency task force to explore issues related to accessory signs, and requires DOB to provide a report to the Council that contains information about accessory sign violations. Finally, this bill would establish a waiver of all work without a permit penalties issued in relation to the hanging of an accessory sign from December 28, 2017 going forward.Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 0728-2018 *Rafael L. Espinal, Jr.  Establishing temporary programs, conducting education, establishing a task force related to accessory sign violations, waiving penalties for violations for signs that are accessory to a use on the same zoning lot and allowing registered general contractorIntroductionThis bill would establish a temporary program for the resolution of outstanding judgments resulting from accessory sign (awning) violations. It would also establish a two-year moratorium on the issuance of additional accessory sign violations, as well as a temporary assistance program to facilitate the re-installation of accessory signs for respondents who have already paid related penalties. The Department of Buildings (DOB) and the Department of Finance would be required to notify the public of the existence of such programs, and DOB and the Department of City Planning would be required to develop an education program to educate the business community about accessory signs and related regulations. This bill would also establish an interagency task force to explore issues related to accessory signs, and requires DOB to provide a report to the Council that contains information about accessory sign violations. Finally, this bill would establish a waiver of all work without a permit penalties issued in relation to the hanging of an accessory sign from December 28, 2017 going forward.Laid Over by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 0836-2018 *Robert E. Cornegy, Jr.  Approval processes for alternative automatic fire extinguishing systems, fire alarm systems, emergency alarm systems, fire department in-building auxiliary radio communication systems and fire protection plans.IntroductionThis legislation would consolidate operations for the approval processes for alternative automatic fire extinguishing systems, fire alarm systems, emergency alarm systems, fire department in building auxiliary radio communication systems and fire protection plans.Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 0836-2018 *Robert E. Cornegy, Jr.  Approval processes for alternative automatic fire extinguishing systems, fire alarm systems, emergency alarm systems, fire department in-building auxiliary radio communication systems and fire protection plans.IntroductionThis legislation would consolidate operations for the approval processes for alternative automatic fire extinguishing systems, fire alarm systems, emergency alarm systems, fire department in building auxiliary radio communication systems and fire protection plans.Laid Over by Committee  Action details Not available