New York City Council Header
Meeting Name: City Council Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 1/9/2019 12:00 PM Minutes status: Final  
Meeting location: Council Chambers - City Hall
CHARTER MEETING
Published agenda: Agenda Agenda Published minutes: Minutes Minutes  
Agenda packet: Not available
Meeting video:  
Attachments: CLICK ANY FILE # BELOW (in blue) TO ACCESS LEGISLATION AND ATTACHMENTS, Charter Meeting Agenda with Links to Files, Announcements, Hearing Transcript - Charter Meeting
File #Ver.Prime SponsorAgenda #Agenda NoteNameTypeSummaryActionResultAction DetailsMultimedia
    1.ROLL CALL      Roll call Video Video
    2.INVOCATION - Delivered by: Rabbi Scott N. Bolton of Congregation Or Zarua, 127 E. 82nd Street, New York, NY 10028. Motion to spread the invocation in full upon the record by Council Member Powers.      Video Video
    3.ADOPTION OF MINUTES - Motion that the Minutes of the Stated Meeting of November 28, 2018 be adopted as printed by Council Member Constantinides.      Video Video
    4.MESSAGES & PAPERS FROM THE MAYOR - None      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 0124-2019 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr. Coupled on Call-Up VotePlanning, Belmont Cove Rezoning, Bronx (C190049ZMX, N190050ZRX and C190051PPX)Land Use Call-Up Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
M 0125-2019 *Corey D. Johnson Coupled on Call-Up VoteZoning, 59 Greenwich, Manhattan (C 190070 ZSM)Land Use Call-Up Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
M 0126-2019 *Margaret S. Chin Coupled on Call-Up VoteZoning, 51-53 White Street, Manhattan (C 180439 ZSM)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      Video Video
    11.REPORTS OF STANDING COMMITTEES      Video Video
     REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON EDUCATION      Video Video
Int 0089-2018 CAndy L. King Amended and Coupled on GORequiring the DOE to report the duration of school bus routes.IntroductionThis bill would require the Department of Education (DOE) to report twice a year on the number of school bus routes scheduled to take less than an hour, between one and two hours, and over two hours, and the average length of time scheduled for school bus routes in each community school district. The bill would also require DOE to share actual school bus transportation times, as recorded by GPS trackers, with the Council twice a year.Approved by CouncilPass Action details Not available
Int 0451-2018 BDaniel Dromm  Amended and Coupled on GOCreation and distribution of a school bus ridership guide.IntroductionThis bill would require the Department of Education (DOE) to distribute a school bus ridership guide in hard copy and electronically no later than 15 days before the start of each school year to all students and parents. Such ridership guide shall include a description of eligibility for school bus services, what the services entail, and the responsibilities of students and parents using DOE’s school bus services. The guide would also include information for parents and students living in temporary housing and students in foster care as it relates to eligibility and use of DOE’s school bus services, and answers to common questions from all parents and guardians relating to school bus services. Finally, the bill would require such materials to be posted on the department’s website in English and in the top six limited English proficiency languages spoken by the population of New York City as determined by the Department of City Planning.Approved by CouncilPass Action details Not available
Int 0926-2018 BCorey D. Johnson Amended and Coupled on GORequiring the DOE to report on procedures following receipt of a notice of misconduct about an employee of a school bus vendor.IntroductionThis bill would require the Department of Education (DOE) to share with parents and post on its website how parents can file a complaint about a school bus employee, the process by which the department investigates such a complaint, and the possible results of such an investigation. The bill also requires DOE to share the protocols for school bus services in inclement weather emergencies.Approved by CouncilPass Action details Not available
Int 0929-2018 BJoseph C. Borelli Amended and Coupled on GOReporting by the DOE of complaints and investigations relating to school bus transportation services.IntroductionThis bill would require the Department of Education (DOE) to report twice a year on all of the calls received from parents and guardians about school bus services, the complaints received from parents and guardians about school bus services, the investigations DOE opened into school bus employees, the number of those investigations that were substantiated, and a description of outcomes taken by DOE in the event of a substantiated investigation.Approved by CouncilPass Action details Not available
Int 1099-2018 ABen Kallos Amended and Coupled on GORequiring the placement of communication devices and tracking devices on school buses.IntroductionThis bill would require each school bus used to transport students to and from schools pursuant to a contract with the Department of Education (DOE) to be equipped with a two-way radio or other communication device allowing communication with the operator of the school bus. This bill would also require each bus used to transport students to and from schools pursuant to a contract with the DOE to be equipped a GPS a tracking device, and requires authorized parents and guardians to have access to the real time location of their child’s school bus whenever it is in use.Approved by CouncilPass Action details Not available
Int 1148-2018 BBen Kallos Amended and Coupled on GORequiring the DOE to report policies and goals relating to the provision of school bus transportation services.IntroductionThis bill would require the Department of Education (DOE) to report twice a year on how school bus routes are determined, goals for time limits for bus routes, and any other goals relating to school bus services. This bill would also require DOE to report twice a year a list of school bus vendors who completed a dry run of their route as required by their contract, and those bus vendors who are not in compliance with their contractual obligations to complete dry runs. The bill would also require DOE to share with parents and guardians before the start of the school year their child’s bus route, scheduled arrival and departure times, the vendor assigned to such route, how a parent can appeal or make a request about the route, and information that relates to pre-k students receiving school bus services. The bill would also require DOE to let parents know daily if their child’s bus is late arriving or departing school.Approved by CouncilPass Action details Not available
Int 1173-2018 BMark Treyger Amended and Coupled on GORequiring the DOE to report on school bus transportation services.IntroductionThis bill would require the Department of Education (DOE) to report twice a year on the department’s school bus services, including the vendors providing school bus transportation to students, the number of vehicles and employees used by such vendors, the number of bus routes and transportation sites in use, the number of students using school bus transportation including the type of students, the number of students in foster care who applied for transportation service, the school bus transportation services provided to prekindergarten students, and the categories of students who are eligible for DOE transportation services. This bill would also require DOE to twice a year share reports on school bus delays with the Council and post on the department’s website the number of school bus delays and no-shows disaggregated by vendor.Approved by CouncilPass Action details Not available
     REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON FINANCE      Not available
Int 1226-2018 *Daniel Dromm  Coupled on GOEstablishment of the Throggs Neck BID.IntroductionThis bill would establish the Throggs Neck Business Improvement District (“BID”) in the borough of the Bronx.Approved by CouncilPass Action details Not available
Int 1227-2018 *Daniel Dromm  Coupled on GOHudson Square BID and an extension of the Hudson Square BID boundaries.Introduction Approved by CouncilPass Action details Not available
     REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON FOR-HIRE VEHICLES      Not available
Int 1299-2018 AJumaane D. Williams Amended and Coupled on GOEnforcement of prohibitions against unauthorized commuter vans.IntroductionThis bill would clarify that for the purposes of enforcing prohibitions against unauthorized commuter van services, the definitions of “for-hire vehicle” and “commuter van” do not include a public bus service operating pursuant to a contract with the city, any county within the state of New York, the state of New York or any other state or local government.Approved by CouncilPass Action details Not available
     REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON GOVERNMENTAL OPERATIONS      Not available
Int 0828-2018 AFernando Cabrera  Amended and Coupled on GOOnline list of required reports.IntroductionThe Department of Records and Information Services (DORIS) is currently required to receive and post on its website all reports required by law to be published or transmitted to the Council or Mayor. This bill would require DORIS to list on its website all such reports, including relevant information such as their frequency, the law to which they are responsive and the agency or agencies primarily responsible. Such list would also provide users with access to every instance of each such report that is received by DORIS. For any report not received, DORIS would be required to request such report from the relevant agency and post such request in lieu of such report until such report is received. Finally, it would require copies of reports to be sent to DORIS electronically, rather than by paper.Approved by CouncilPass Action details Not available
     REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON HOUSING AND BUILDINGS      Not available
Int 0728-2018 BRafael L. Espinal, Jr. Amended and Coupled on GOEstablishing 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.Approved by CouncilPass Action details Not available
    12.GENERAL ORDERS CALENDAR      Video Video
Int 0720-2018 *Jumaane D. Williams~coupledLaid 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 * ~coupledCoupled on GOCommissioner of DeedsCommissioner of Deeds Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
     COUPLED ON GENERAL ORDER CALENDAR      Not available
    ~coupledEDUCATION      Not available
Int 0089-2018 CAndy L. King~coupledA and GORequiring the DOE to report the duration of school bus routes.IntroductionThis bill would require the Department of Education (DOE) to report twice a year on the number of school bus routes scheduled to take less than an hour, between one and two hours, and over two hours, and the average length of time scheduled for school bus routes in each community school district. The bill would also require DOE to share actual school bus transportation times, as recorded by GPS trackers, with the Council twice a year.   Action details Not available
Int 0451-2018 BDaniel Dromm ~coupledA and GOCreation and distribution of a school bus ridership guide.IntroductionThis bill would require the Department of Education (DOE) to distribute a school bus ridership guide in hard copy and electronically no later than 15 days before the start of each school year to all students and parents. Such ridership guide shall include a description of eligibility for school bus services, what the services entail, and the responsibilities of students and parents using DOE’s school bus services. The guide would also include information for parents and students living in temporary housing and students in foster care as it relates to eligibility and use of DOE’s school bus services, and answers to common questions from all parents and guardians relating to school bus services. Finally, the bill would require such materials to be posted on the department’s website in English and in the top six limited English proficiency languages spoken by the population of New York City as determined by the Department of City Planning.   Action details Not available
Int 0926-2018 BCorey D. Johnson~coupledA and GORequiring the DOE to report on procedures following receipt of a notice of misconduct about an employee of a school bus vendor.IntroductionThis bill would require the Department of Education (DOE) to share with parents and post on its website how parents can file a complaint about a school bus employee, the process by which the department investigates such a complaint, and the possible results of such an investigation. The bill also requires DOE to share the protocols for school bus services in inclement weather emergencies.   Action details Not available
Int 0929-2018 BJoseph C. Borelli~coupledA and GOReporting by the DOE of complaints and investigations relating to school bus transportation services.IntroductionThis bill would require the Department of Education (DOE) to report twice a year on all of the calls received from parents and guardians about school bus services, the complaints received from parents and guardians about school bus services, the investigations DOE opened into school bus employees, the number of those investigations that were substantiated, and a description of outcomes taken by DOE in the event of a substantiated investigation.   Action details Not available
Int 1099-2018 ABen Kallos~coupledA and GORequiring the placement of communication devices and tracking devices on school buses.IntroductionThis bill would require each school bus used to transport students to and from schools pursuant to a contract with the Department of Education (DOE) to be equipped with a two-way radio or other communication device allowing communication with the operator of the school bus. This bill would also require each bus used to transport students to and from schools pursuant to a contract with the DOE to be equipped a GPS a tracking device, and requires authorized parents and guardians to have access to the real time location of their child’s school bus whenever it is in use.   Action details Not available
Int 1148-2018 BBen Kallos~coupledA and GORequiring the DOE to report policies and goals relating to the provision of school bus transportation services.IntroductionThis bill would require the Department of Education (DOE) to report twice a year on how school bus routes are determined, goals for time limits for bus routes, and any other goals relating to school bus services. This bill would also require DOE to report twice a year a list of school bus vendors who completed a dry run of their route as required by their contract, and those bus vendors who are not in compliance with their contractual obligations to complete dry runs. The bill would also require DOE to share with parents and guardians before the start of the school year their child’s bus route, scheduled arrival and departure times, the vendor assigned to such route, how a parent can appeal or make a request about the route, and information that relates to pre-k students receiving school bus services. The bill would also require DOE to let parents know daily if their child’s bus is late arriving or departing school.   Action details Not available
Int 1173-2018 BMark Treyger~coupledA and GORequiring the DOE to report on school bus transportation services.IntroductionThis bill would require the Department of Education (DOE) to report twice a year on the department’s school bus services, including the vendors providing school bus transportation to students, the number of vehicles and employees used by such vendors, the number of bus routes and transportation sites in use, the number of students using school bus transportation including the type of students, the number of students in foster care who applied for transportation service, the school bus transportation services provided to prekindergarten students, and the categories of students who are eligible for DOE transportation services. This bill would also require DOE to twice a year share reports on school bus delays with the Council and post on the department’s website the number of school bus delays and no-shows disaggregated by vendor.   Action details Not available
    ~coupledFINANCE      Not available
Int 1226-2018 *Daniel Dromm ~coupledGOEstablishment of the Throggs Neck BID.IntroductionThis bill would establish the Throggs Neck Business Improvement District (“BID”) in the borough of the Bronx.   Action details Not available
Int 1227-2018 *Daniel Dromm ~coupledGOHudson Square BID and an extension of the Hudson Square BID boundaries.Introduction    Action details Not available
    ~coupledFOR-HIRE VEHICLES      Not available
Int 1299-2018 AJumaane D. Williams~coupledA and GOEnforcement of prohibitions against unauthorized commuter vans.IntroductionThis bill would clarify that for the purposes of enforcing prohibitions against unauthorized commuter van services, the definitions of “for-hire vehicle” and “commuter van” do not include a public bus service operating pursuant to a contract with the city, any county within the state of New York, the state of New York or any other state or local government.   Action details Not available
    ~coupledGOVERNMENTAL OPERATIONS      Not available
Int 0828-2018 AFernando Cabrera ~coupledA and GOOnline list of required reports.IntroductionThe Department of Records and Information Services (DORIS) is currently required to receive and post on its website all reports required by law to be published or transmitted to the Council or Mayor. This bill would require DORIS to list on its website all such reports, including relevant information such as their frequency, the law to which they are responsive and the agency or agencies primarily responsible. Such list would also provide users with access to every instance of each such report that is received by DORIS. For any report not received, DORIS would be required to request such report from the relevant agency and post such request in lieu of such report until such report is received. Finally, it would require copies of reports to be sent to DORIS electronically, rather than by paper.   Action details Not available
    ~coupledHOUSING AND BUILDINGS      Not available
Int 0728-2018 BRafael L. Espinal, Jr.~coupledA and GOEstablishing 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.   Action details Not available
    ~coupledGENERAL ORDER CALENDAR      Not available
T2018-1849 * ~coupledGOCommissioner of DeedsCommissioner of Deeds    Action details Not available
          Pass Not available
    13.INTRODUCTION & READING OF BILLS      Video Video
    14.DISCUSSION OF RESOLUTIONS      Video Video
    15.RESOLUTIONS      Video Video
Res 0540-2018 *Diana Ayala  Adopted by the Committee on EducationNYS Education Dept to require, implement and enforce more extensive training and tracking of the training of school bus drivers and attendants who transport students with disabilities.Resolution Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
    16.GENERAL DISCUSSION      Video Video
    17.EXTENSION OF REMARKS      Video Video
     INTRODUCTION AND READING OF BILLS      Not available
Int 1316-2019 *Fernando Cabrera ~SPONSORCriminal JusticeRequiring the dept of correction to offer inmates civics education.IntroductionThis bill would require the Department of Correction (“DOC”) to provide offer inmates with civics education programming; including but not limited to the following topics: the structure of local, state and federal government, information on the value of civic engagement, and information on voting rights and the ability to vote while incarcerated.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Res 0714-2019 *Margaret S. Chin~SPONSORAgingProtecting Older Workers Against Discrimination Act. (S.443/H.R.2650)Resolution Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 1317-2019 *Costa G. Constantinides~SPONSOREnvironmental ProtectionLarge wind turbines.IntroductionThis proposed legislation would amends the Administrative Code of the City of New York Section 1. Subchapter 5 of the New York City noise control code is amended by adding a new section 24-232.2 and Chapter 31 of title 28 of the administrative code of the city of New York by adding a new article 3114. The local law would clarify the building department’s obligation to include wind energy generation in its toolbox of renewable energy technologies. It would also require the department to develop or support standards and technologies and authorize the installation of large wind energy turbines and assemblies that are certified in appropriate locations. This local law takes effect ninety days after it becomes law, except that the commissioner of buildings and the commissioner of environmental protection may take such measures as are necessary for its implementation, including the promulgation of rules, before such date.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 1318-2019 *Costa G. Constantinides~SPONSOREnvironmental ProtectionReplacement of gas-fired power plants.IntroductionThe bill amends Section § 24-803 of the Administrative code to add a new subdivision e. Subdivision e requires a report on the feasibility of utilization of renewables with battery storage to replace in-city gas fired power plants. The local law mandates a report on the feasibility of utilization of renewables with battery storage to replace in-city gas fired power plants by the mayor’s office of sustainability or such other office as the mayor may designate. Such report shall include expedited time frames indicating when such replacement can take place should replacement of existing in city power plants with renewables battery storage be found to be feasible and shall review the battery storage potential of lithium ion batteries; liquid air energy storage batteries; sodium sulfur batteries; flow based batteries; lead-acid batteries; and zinc batteries. The Public Service Commission also mandated the development of an energy storage deployment policy pursuant to state law. Moreover, by December 31, 2018, the Commission, in consultation with the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority and the Long Island Power Authority, are required to establish, after a hearing, by order, rules and regulations, a 2030 energy storage goal and a deployment policy to support that goal. Therefore, by December 30, 2019, it should be possible to report on the potential for battery storage to replace gas-fired power plants. New York City will work with the State Department of Public Service, the Long Island Power Authority and NYSERDA to accomplish these aims.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 1319-2019 *Laurie A. Cumbo~SPONSORFor-Hire VehiclesDistress signals for passengers in taxicabs, street hail liveries, and for-hire vehicles.IntroductionThe bill would require all taxicabs, HAIL vehicles, liveries, black cars, and luxury limousines to have a panic button installed that would allow a passenger to send a distress signal to law enforcement.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 1320-2019 *Ruben Diaz, Sr.~SPONSORTransportationLimitations on the removal of leased vehicles for purposes of satisfying parking violation judgements.IntroductionThis bill would prohibit the removal of vehicles under lease to satisfy judgements for Parking Violations Bureau (PVB) violations assessed against another vehicle owned by the lessor. The bill would also provide that the lessee of a vehicle removed in contradiction of this prohibition is entitled to immediate possession of such vehicle upon presentation of the lease agreement.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 1321-2019 *Rafael L. Espinal, Jr.~SPONSORCivil Service and LaborExpanding the prevailing wage law for building service employees at city development projects.IntroductionLocal Law 27 of 2012 (the “Prevailing Wage Law”) requires payment of prevailing wages to building service employees in buildings where a private developer receives at least $1,000,000 in discretionary financial assistance from the City or a City economic development entity for a City development project. The proposed bill would expand the Prevailing Wage Law to cover additional developers and City development projects. Specifically, the proposed bill would amend the definition of “City development project” to remove the exemption for affordable housing projects and lower the minimum number of units from 100 to 30 for residential projects. The bill would also amend the definition of “covered developer” to remove the exemption for not-for-profit developers of residential projects.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 1322-2019 *Ben Kallos~SPONSORCivil Service and LaborEstablishing a prevailing wage requirement for covered workers in financially assisted facilities.IntroductionThe proposed legislation would require certain developers of economic development projects receiving $1 million or more in financial assistance from the City or a City economic development entity to provide prevailing wages to workers performing construction work at such economic development projects.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 1323-2019 *Ben Kallos~SPONSORHousing and BuildingsRequiring HPD to submit to the council compliance packages related to housing development projects receiving city financial assistance.IntroductionThe Department of Housing Preservation and Development (“HPD”) requires potential housing developers to submit a Compliance Package as part of HPD’s integrity review process. This process, which includes a series of review and background checks, is intended to verify the integrity and competence of individuals and entities seeking to do business with HPD. The proposed legislation would require HPD, within 45 days of selecting a developer for a housing development project receiving City financial assistance, to submit to the Council copies of all Compliance Packages filed with HPD in connection with the housing development project.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 1324-2019 *Rory I. Lancman~SPONSORJustice SystemEstablishing a task force to develop strategies to prevent white supremacist violence.IntroductionThis bill would create a task force to examine existing policies and procedures of city schools and agencies on preventing white supremacist violence, and to submit a report to the mayor and the council containing recommendations as to how to improve safety based on its findings.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 1325-2019 *Stephen T. Levin~SPONSORGovernmental OperationsAuthorizing the creation of legal defense trusts.IntroductionThe proposed law would allow public officials to create stand-alone trusts to take donations to pay for their legal expenses in certain criminal and civil matters and for the legal defense of anyone involved in a matter for which the trust was created. The proposed law would set a donation limit of $5,000 per donor and would place restrictions on who could donate to a legal defense trust. Lobbyists, people doing business with the city, corporations and LLCs would not be allowed to donate, and all donations would have to be reported to the conflicts of interest board and posted online.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Res 0715-2019 *Stephen T. Levin~SPONSORGeneral WelfarePass legislation in response to the “Reducing Poverty in America by Promoting Opportunity and Economic Mobility” Executive Order signed by the President in April 2018.Resolution Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Res 0716-2019 *Stephen T. Levin~SPONSOREducationDOE to adopt all of the policy recommendations of the Mayor’s Sexual Health Education Task Force and provide comprehensive sexual health education on a regular basis, across all grade levels.Resolution Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 1326-2019 *Mark Levine~SPONSORHealthRequiring added sugar notifications on menu boards and signs.IntroductionThis bill would require that chain restaurants in New York City post warning notices next to menu items and on signs for items that contain over 12 grams of added sugar. The Department of Health and Mental Hygiene would be required to craft an added sugar icon and a warning statement on the consequences of consuming added sugars which would then be added to restaurant menus and signs. Additionally, the proposed bill would impose monetary penalties on restaurants that violate this law.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 1327-2019 *Steven Matteo~SPONSORTransportationRestricting the use of bus lanes by sight-seeing buses.IntroductionThis bill would prohibit sight-seeing buses from using bus lanes between the hours of 7:00 a.m. and 10:00 a.m. and between the hours of 4:00 p.m. 7:00 p.m. on weekdays. In addition, this bill would prohibit the Department of Transportation from authorizing any sight-seeing bus stops in bus lanes that would be used during those hours.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 1328-2019 *Carlos Menchaca~SPONSORTechnologyIdentification of languages spoken by callers to the 311 customer service center.IntroductionThis bill would require the development of a protocol for identifying the languages spoken by callers to 311. The bill would also create a reporting requirement of the Department of Information Technology and Telecommunications. The department would be required to report on instances where calls were disconnected for failure to receive appropriate language assistance.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 1329-2019 *Antonio Reynoso~SPONSORSanitation and Solid Waste ManagementTrade waste industry labor unions.IntroductionThis bill would mandate that the Business Integrity Commission (BIC) issue and establish standards for the registration of labor unions in the trade waste industryReferred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 1330-2019 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.~SPONSORMental Health, Disabilities and AddictionEstablishing a task force to study accessibility and compliance with the Americans with disabilities act in the city’s public schools.IntroductionThis bill would create a task force to study accessibility and compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act in New York City’s public schools. The task force would include the Chancellor of Schools or a designee, the Commissioner of the Mayor’s Office for People with Disabilities or a designee, the Chairperson of the Commission on Human Rights or a designee, the Speaker of the Council or a designee, principals, teachers, and advocates who specialize in working with students with disabilities. The task force would study and make recommendations to achieve full accessibility in at least one elementary school, one middle school, and one high school in each community school district within five years. A report on the task force’s findings would be due July 1, 2020.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 1331-2019 *Ritchie J. Torres~SPONSOROversight and InvestigationsReporting regarding NYCHA overtime and contracts valued at or under $5,000.IntroductionThis bill would direct the Department of Investigation (“DOI”) to report to the Council on a bimonthly basis on New York City Housing Authority (“NYCHA”) employee overtime. The report would be aggregated by borough and NYCHA housing development and disaggregated by job title, division, and supervisory status. The bill would also direct DOI to report to the Council on a bimonthly basis on NYCHA contracts valued at or under $5,000. The report would include the dollar value of each contract, a description of the goods or services procured, the name and address of the vendor, and the date the contract was awarded. The report would be aggregated by borough and NYCHA housing development.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
LU 0313-2019 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.~SPONSORPlanning, Dispositions, and ConcessionsPlanning, 4697 Third Avenue, Bronx (C 190026 HAX)Land Use Application Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
LU 0313-2019 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.  Planning, 4697 Third Avenue, Bronx (C 190026 HAX)Land Use Application Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
LU 0314-2019 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.~SPONSORPlanning, Dispositions, and ConcessionsPlanning, Belmont Cove Rezoning, Bronx (C 190049 ZMX)Land Use Application Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
LU 0314-2019 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.  Planning, Belmont Cove Rezoning, Bronx (C 190049 ZMX)Land Use Application Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
LU 0315-2019 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.~SPONSORPlanning, Dispositions, and ConcessionsPlanning, Belmont Cove Rezoning, Bronx (N 190050 ZRX)Land Use Application Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
LU 0315-2019 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.  Planning, Belmont Cove Rezoning, Bronx (N 190050 ZRX)Land Use Application Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
LU 0316-2019 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.~SPONSORPlanning, Dispositions, and ConcessionsPlanning, Belmont Cove Rezoning, Bronx (C 190051 PPX)Land Use Application Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
LU 0316-2019 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.  Planning, Belmont Cove Rezoning, Bronx (C 190051 PPX)Land Use Application Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
LU 0317-2019 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.~SPONSORZoning & FranchisesZoning, East 241st Street Rezoning, Bronx (C 180083 ZMX)Land Use Application Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
LU 0317-2019 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.  Zoning, East 241st Street Rezoning, Bronx (C 180083 ZMX)Land Use Application Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
LU 0318-2019 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.~SPONSORZoning & FranchisesZoning, East 241st Street Rezoning, Bronx (N 180084 ZRX)Land Use Application Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
LU 0318-2019 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.  Zoning, East 241st Street Rezoning, Bronx (N 180084 ZRX)Land Use Application Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
LU 0319-2019 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.~SPONSORZoning & FranchisesZoning, 895 Bedford Avenue Rezoning, Brooklyn (C 180229 ZMK)Land Use Application Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
LU 0319-2019 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.  Zoning, 895 Bedford Avenue Rezoning, Brooklyn (C 180229 ZMK)Land Use Application Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
LU 0320-2019 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.~SPONSORZoning & FranchisesZoning, 895 Bedford Avenue Rezoning, Brooklyn (N 180230 ZRK)Land Use Application Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
LU 0320-2019 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.  Zoning, 895 Bedford Avenue Rezoning, Brooklyn (N 180230 ZRK)Land Use Application Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
LU 0321-2019 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.~SPONSORZoning & FranchisesZoning, 100-03 North Conduit Avenue Rezoning, Queens (C 170492 ZMQ)Land Use Application Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
LU 0321-2019 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.  Zoning, 100-03 North Conduit Avenue Rezoning, Queens (C 170492 ZMQ)Land Use Application Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
LU 0322-2019 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.~SPONSORZoning & FranchisesZoning, 51-53 White Street, Manhattan (C 180439 ZSM)Land Use Application Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
LU 0322-2019 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.  Zoning, 51-53 White Street, Manhattan (C 180439 ZSM)Land Use Application Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
LU 0323-2019 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.~SPONSORZoning & FranchisesZoning, 59 Greenwich Avenue, Manhattan (C 190070 ZSM)Land Use Application Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
LU 0323-2019 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.  Zoning, 59 Greenwich Avenue, Manhattan (C 190070 ZSM)Land Use Application Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available