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Meeting Name: City Council Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 3/28/2019 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 - Venerable Youwang Shih of the Fo Guang Shan, International Buddhist Progress Society located at 15437 Barclay Avenue, Flushing, NY 11355. Motion to spread the Invocation in full upon the record by Council Member Koo.      Video Video
    3.ADOPTION OF MINUTES - Motion that the Minutes of the Stated Meeting of February 13, 2019 be adopted as printed by Council Member Van Bramer.      Video Video
    4.MESSAGES & PAPERS FROM THE MAYOR - None      Video Video
    5.COMMUNICATIONS FROM CITY, COUNTY & BOROUGH OFFICES      Video Video
M 0147-2019 *  Preconsidered - FinanceThe Operating Budget of the Council of the City of New York.Communication Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
M 0148-2019 *  Preconsidered - FinanceSchedule detailing the lump sum OTPS Unit of Appropriation of the Operating Budget of the Council of the City of NY.Communication Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
M 0149-2019 *  Preconsidered - FinanceTransfer City funds between various agencies in FY'19 to implement changes to the City's expense budget. (MN-3)Communication Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
M 0150-2019 *  Preconsidered - FinanceAppropriation of new revenues in FY'19. (MN-4)Communication Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
    6.PETITIONS AND COMMUNICATIONS - None      Not available
    7.LAND USE CALL-UPS      Video Video
M 0151-2019 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr. Coupled on Call-Up VoteZoning, Blondell Commons, Bronx (C170353 MMX, C170438ZMX, N170439ZRX and 20195419 HAX)Land Use Call-Up Approved, by CouncilPass Action details 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
M 0147-2019 *   The Operating Budget of the Council of the City of New York.Communication Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
Res 0813-2019 *Daniel Dromm  Preconsidered - Coupled on GOM 147 - The Operating Budget of the Council of the City of New York.Resolution Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
M 0148-2019 *   Schedule detailing the lump sum OTPS Unit of Appropriation of the Operating Budget of the Council of the City of NY.Communication Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
Res 0814-2019 *Daniel Dromm  Preconsidered - Coupled on GOM 148 - Schedule detailing the lump sum OTPS Unit of Appropriation of the Operating Budget of the Council of the City of NY.Resolution Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
M 0149-2019 *   Transfer City funds between various agencies in FY'19 to implement changes to the City's expense budget. (MN-3)Communication Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
Res 0815-2019 *Daniel Dromm  Preconsidered - Coupled on GOM 149 - Transfer City funds between various agencies in FY'19 to implement changes to the City's expense budget. (MN-3)Resolution Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
M 0150-2019 *   Appropriation of new revenues in FY'19. (MN-4)Communication Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
Res 0816-2019 *Daniel Dromm  Preconsidered - Coupled on GOM 150 - Appropriation of new revenues in FY'19. (MN-4)Resolution Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
Res 0805-2019 *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 0377-2019 *Daniel Dromm   Glendale Apartments, QueensLand Use Application Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
Res 0817-2019 *Daniel Dromm  Preconsidered - Coupled on GOLU 377 - Glendale Apartments, QueensResolution Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
LU 0378-2019 *Daniel Dromm   368 East 8th Street, ManhattanLand Use Application Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
Res 0818-2019 *Daniel Dromm  Preconsidered - Coupled on GOLU 378 - 368 East 8th Street, ManhattanResolution Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
     REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON HEALTH      Not available
Int 1064-2018 BBen Kallos Amended and Coupled on GONutritional standards for beverages included in meals aimed at children.IntroductionThis bill would require that restaurants in New York City that serve children’s meals limit the selection of drinks that contain added sugars or sweeteners. Specifically, combination children’s meals may only offer water, sparkling water, flavored water, nonfat or one percent milk, non-dairy milk, 100% fruit or vegetable juice, or fruit or vegetable juice combined with water or carbonated water as the default option. However, a customer could substitute a different drink of their choice by request, rather than selecting one of the default options. The bill would impose monetary penalties on restaurants that violate this law.Approved by CouncilPass Action details Not available
Int 1164-2018 AYdanis A. Rodriguez Amended and Coupled on GOReporting the results of cooling tower inspections and to repeal certain provisions of Local Law 77 for the year 2015, relating to cooling towers.IntroductionThis bill would require the Department of Health and Mental Hygiene (DOHMH), in consultation with the Department of Buildings (DOB) to annually report to the Council on the results of building cooling tower inspections and make such results available online.Approved by CouncilPass Action details Not available
Int 1166-2018 ARafael Salamanca, Jr. Amended and Coupled on GOAssessment of potential determinants of Legionnaires’ disease in the city.IntroductionThis law would require the Department of Health and Mental Hygiene to conduct a year-long assessment of all potential determinants of Legionnaires’ disease in the city.Approved by CouncilPass Action details Not available
Int 1308-2018 AMark Levine Amended and Coupled on GORedacting the name of physicians whose license has been surrendered or revoked from birth certificates.IntroductionThis bill would allow an individual to request that the Department of Health and Mental Hygiene redact the name of a physician from a birth record when that physician’s license has been surrendered or revoked by the New York State Office of Professional Medical Conduct.Approved by CouncilPass Action details Not available
     REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON HOUSING AND BUILDINGS      Not available
Int 1149-2018 BBen Kallos Amended and Coupled on GODocumentation and submission of cooling tower inspections and certifications.IntroductionThis bill would require the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene (DOHMH) to send owners and operators of cooling towers an electronic reminder prior to the filing deadline for annual certifications with a link to where these certifications can be submitted. This bill would also require cooling tower inspectors to report to DOHMH in real time when certain inspections occur. Finally, this bill would require building owners to make cooling tower inspection results available to the public.Approved by CouncilPass Action details Not available
Int 1158-2018 *Mark Levine Coupled on GOHolding information sessions and posting information online to provide guidance to building owners regarding maintenance and inspections of cooling towers.IntroductionThis law would require the Commissioner of Health and Mental Hygiene, in consultation with the Department of Buildings, to hold information sessions at least twice annually for building owners regarding maintenance, cleaning, and inspections of cooling towers, and to post the information online.Approved by CouncilPass Action details Not available
     REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON LAND USE      Not available
LU 0347-2019 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.  Planning, Cooper Square MHA-Phase 1, Manhattan (20195395 HAM)Land Use Application Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
Res 0819-2019 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr. Coupled on GOLU 347 - Planning, Cooper Square MHA-Phase 1, Manhattan (20195395 HAM)Resolution Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
LU 0357-2019 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.  Planning, 332 Eldert Street, Brooklyn (20195417 HAK)Land Use Application Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
Res 0820-2019 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr. Coupled on GOLU 357 - Planning, 332 Eldert Street, Brooklyn (20195417 HAK)Resolution Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
LU 0358-2019 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.  Planning, 63 Stockholm St, Brooklyn (C 190078 HAK)Land Use Application Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
Res 0821-2019 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr. Coupled on GOLU 358 - Planning, 63 Stockholm St, Brooklyn (C 190078 HAK)Resolution Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
LU 0359-2019 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.  Zoning, Sidewalk Café - Thessabul LLC, 250 Park Ave South, Manhattan (20195317 TCM)Land Use Application Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
Res 0822-2019 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr. Coupled on GOLU 359 - Zoning, Sidewalk Café - Thessabul LLC, 250 Park Ave South, Manhattan (20195317 TCM)Resolution Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
LU 0366-2019 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.  Planning, 167 West 133rd St, Manhattan (20195418 HAM)Land Use Application Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
Res 0823-2019 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr. Coupled on GOLU 366 - Planning, 167 West 133rd St, Manhattan (20195418 HAM)Resolution Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
LU 0376-2019 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.  Zoning, Blondell Commons, Bronx (20195419 HAX)Land Use Application Filed by CouncilPass Action details Not available
Res 0824-2019 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr. Coupled to be Filed Pursuant to Letter of WithdrawalLU 376 - Zoning, Blondell Commons, Bronx (20195419 HAX)Resolution Filed by CouncilPass Action details Not available
     REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON RULES, PRIVILEGES AND ELECTIONS      Not available
M 0140-2019 *   David Burney, City Planning CommissionMayor's Message Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
Res 0825-2019 *Karen Koslowitz Coupled on GOM 140 - David Burney, City Planning CommissionResolution Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
     REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON TRANSPORTATION      Not available
Int 1010-2018 AI. Daneek Miller Amended and Coupled on GOIncreasing the penalties for certain commercial vehicles parked overnight on residential streets.IntroductionThis bill would create a higher fine for commercial vehicles that are tractor-trailer combinations, tractors, truck trailers or semi-trailers parked overnight on a residential street. The fine for a first violation is currently $250, and for a second violation within a six-month period it is $500. This bill would create an increased fines adjudicated through OATH of $400 and $800 for the first and second offenses, respectively.Approved by CouncilPass Action details Not available
    12.GENERAL ORDERS CALENDAR      Video Video
Int 0720-2018 *The Public Advocate (Mr. Williams)~coupledLaid OverClarifying the requirements for site safety training providers and persons required to obtain site safety training.IntroductionThis bill would expand the qualifications for site safety training providers and provide an updated definition of “competent person” to align with the Building Code.Laid Over by Council  Action details Not available
T2018-1849 * ~coupledGOCommissioner of DeedsCommissioner of Deeds Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
     COUPLED ON GENERAL ORDER CALENDAR      Not available
    ~coupledFINANCE      Not available
Res 0813-2019 *Daniel Dromm ~coupledPreconsidered - GOM 147 - The Operating Budget of the Council of the City of New York.Resolution    Action details Not available
Res 0814-2019 *Daniel Dromm ~coupledPreconsidered - GOM 148 - Schedule detailing the lump sum OTPS Unit of Appropriation of the Operating Budget of the Council of the City of NY.Resolution    Action details Not available
Res 0815-2019 *Daniel Dromm ~coupledPreconsidered - GOM 149 - Transfer City funds between various agencies in FY'19 to implement changes to the City's expense budget. (MN-3)Resolution    Action details Not available
Res 0816-2019 *Daniel Dromm ~coupledPreconsidered - GOM 150 - Appropriation of new revenues in FY'19. (MN-4)Resolution    Action details Not available
Res 0805-2019 *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 0817-2019 *Daniel Dromm ~coupledPreconsidered - GOLU 377 - Glendale Apartments, QueensResolution    Action details Not available
Res 0818-2019 *Daniel Dromm ~coupledPreconsidered - GOLU 378 - 368 East 8th Street, ManhattanResolution    Action details Not available
    ~coupledHEALTH      Not available
Int 1064-2018 BBen Kallos~coupledA and GONutritional standards for beverages included in meals aimed at children.IntroductionThis bill would require that restaurants in New York City that serve children’s meals limit the selection of drinks that contain added sugars or sweeteners. Specifically, combination children’s meals may only offer water, sparkling water, flavored water, nonfat or one percent milk, non-dairy milk, 100% fruit or vegetable juice, or fruit or vegetable juice combined with water or carbonated water as the default option. However, a customer could substitute a different drink of their choice by request, rather than selecting one of the default options. The bill would impose monetary penalties on restaurants that violate this law.   Action details Not available
Int 1164-2018 AYdanis A. Rodriguez~coupledA and GOReporting the results of cooling tower inspections and to repeal certain provisions of Local Law 77 for the year 2015, relating to cooling towers.IntroductionThis bill would require the Department of Health and Mental Hygiene (DOHMH), in consultation with the Department of Buildings (DOB) to annually report to the Council on the results of building cooling tower inspections and make such results available online.   Action details Not available
Int 1166-2018 ARafael Salamanca, Jr.~coupledA and GOAssessment of potential determinants of Legionnaires’ disease in the city.IntroductionThis law would require the Department of Health and Mental Hygiene to conduct a year-long assessment of all potential determinants of Legionnaires’ disease in the city.   Action details Not available
Int 1308-2018 AMark Levine~coupledA and GORedacting the name of physicians whose license has been surrendered or revoked from birth certificates.IntroductionThis bill would allow an individual to request that the Department of Health and Mental Hygiene redact the name of a physician from a birth record when that physician’s license has been surrendered or revoked by the New York State Office of Professional Medical Conduct.   Action details Not available
    ~coupledHOUSING AND BUILDINGS      Not available
Int 1149-2018 BBen Kallos~coupledA and GODocumentation and submission of cooling tower inspections and certifications.IntroductionThis bill would require the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene (DOHMH) to send owners and operators of cooling towers an electronic reminder prior to the filing deadline for annual certifications with a link to where these certifications can be submitted. This bill would also require cooling tower inspectors to report to DOHMH in real time when certain inspections occur. Finally, this bill would require building owners to make cooling tower inspection results available to the public.   Action details Not available
Int 1158-2018 *Mark Levine~coupledGOHolding information sessions and posting information online to provide guidance to building owners regarding maintenance and inspections of cooling towers.IntroductionThis law would require the Commissioner of Health and Mental Hygiene, in consultation with the Department of Buildings, to hold information sessions at least twice annually for building owners regarding maintenance, cleaning, and inspections of cooling towers, and to post the information online.   Action details Not available
    ~coupledLAND USE      Not available
Res 0819-2019 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.~coupledGOLU 347 - Planning, Cooper Square MHA-Phase 1, Manhattan (20195395 HAM)Resolution    Action details Not available
Res 0820-2019 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.~coupledGOLU 357 - Planning, 332 Eldert Street, Brooklyn (20195417 HAK)Resolution    Action details Not available
Res 0821-2019 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.~coupledGOLU 358 - Planning, 63 Stockholm St, Brooklyn (C 190078 HAK)Resolution    Action details Not available
Res 0822-2019 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.~coupledGOLU 359 - Zoning, Sidewalk Café - Thessabul LLC, 250 Park Ave South, Manhattan (20195317 TCM)Resolution    Action details Not available
Res 0823-2019 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.~coupledGOLU 366 - Planning, 167 West 133rd St, Manhattan (20195418 HAM)Resolution    Action details Not available
Res 0824-2019 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.~coupledFiledLU 376 - Zoning, Blondell Commons, Bronx (20195419 HAX)Resolution    Action details Not available
    ~coupledRULES, PRIVILEGES AND ELECTIONS      Not available
Res 0825-2019 *Karen Koslowitz~coupledGOM 140 - David Burney, City Planning CommissionResolution    Action details Not available
    ~coupledTRANSPORTATION      Not available
Int 1010-2018 AI. Daneek Miller~coupledA and GOIncreasing the penalties for certain commercial vehicles parked overnight on residential streets.IntroductionThis bill would create a higher fine for commercial vehicles that are tractor-trailer combinations, tractors, truck trailers or semi-trailers parked overnight on a residential street. The fine for a first violation is currently $250, and for a second violation within a six-month period it is $500. This bill would create an increased fines adjudicated through OATH of $400 and $800 for the first and second offenses, respectively.   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      Not available
Res 0075-2018 AStephen T. Levin Amended and Adopted by the Committee on Public SafetyMarihuana Regulation and Taxation ActResolution Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
Res 0296-2018 *The Public Advocate (Mr. Williams) Adopted by the Committee on Public SafetyNYCHA to add unlawful possession of marijuana and criminal possession of marijuana in the 4th & 5th degrees to its list of “overlooked offenses.Resolution Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
Res 0641-2018 *The Public Advocate (Mr. Williams) Adopted by the Committee on Justice SystemExpunge the records of all city misdemeanor marijuana convictions.Resolution Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
Res 0734-2019 ACorey D. Johnson Amended and Adopted by the Committee on Consumer Affairs and Business LicensingEnsure that any law passed to legalize the market for the adult use of cannabis allows the City to enact its own regulatory measures on issues unique to its location including the home delivery and cultivation of cannabis in NYC.Resolution Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
Res 0737-2019 ALaurie A. Cumbo Amended and Adopted by the Committee on Consumer Affairs and Business LicensingGrants NYC agencies the authority to regulate local licensing of the adult-use cannabis market in the City.Resolution Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
Res 0738-2019 *Ben Kallos Adopted by the Committee on Consumer Affairs and Business LicensingProhibiting vertical integration and promoting small business growth in the recreational marijuana industry.Resolution Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
Res 0741-2019 AStephen T. Levin Amended and Adopted by the Committee on Consumer Affairs and Business LicensingLegislation that prioritizes individuals with prior marihuana convictions in issuing licenses to sell recreational marihuana and requires other applicants for marihuana licenses to support the hiring of such individuals.Resolution Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
Res 0742-2019 ADonovan J. Richards Amended and Adopted by the Committee on Public SafetyGrants localities the authority to regulate public consumption within their jurisdictions, including the authority to determine whether to enact any penalties and how to enforce such penalties.Resolution Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
Res 0743-2019 *I. Daneek Miller Adopted by the Committee on Public SafetyMarijuana Justice Act of 2017 (S.1689)Resolution Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
Res 0744-2019 *I. Daneek Miller Adopted by the Committee on Consumer Affairs and Business LicensingRemedies disparate burdens placed on people of color in the enforcement of marijuana prohibition by reinvesting tax revenue generated from legal marijuana in their communities and encouraging their participation in the legal marijuana industry.Resolution Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
Res 0745-2019 *Francisco P. Moya Adopted by the Committee on Public SafetyReclassifying of THC and all other marijuana based products from a controlled substance to the equivalent of flower marijuana.Resolution Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
    16.GENERAL DISCUSSION      Not available
    17.EXTENSION OF REMARKS      Video Video
     INTRODUCTION AND READING OF BILLS      Not available
Int 1476-2019 *Corey D. Johnson~SPONSORConsumer Affairs and Business LicensingProhibiting the sale of fur apparel.IntroductionThis bill would prohibit the sale or offer for sale of fur apparel, except used fur apparel and fur apparel that is worn as a matter of religious custom. Violations would be punished by a civil penalty of no more than $500 for the first violation, and no less than $500, but no more than $1,500 for subsequent violations. Fur apparel offered for sale, and revenue generated from the sale of fur apparel, would be subject to forfeiture.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Res 0796-2019 *Corey D. Johnson~SPONSORState and Federal LegislationDaylight Saving TimeResolution Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Res 0797-2019 *Adrienne E. Adams~SPONSOREducationDOE to maintain at least seven Title IX Coordinator positions, with at least one coordinator at each borough field support center.Resolution Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 1477-2019 *Justin L. Brannan~SPONSORHealthProhibition of non-therapeutic, elective or convenience declawing of healthy cats and kittens.IntroductionThis bill would prohibit the elective declawing of healthy kittens and cats for non-therapeutic purposes. Declaw procedures would only be permitted when medically necessary and performed by a licensed veterinarian on a cat or kitten under anesthesia. The penalty for performing a non-therapeutic declaw procedure would be at least $500 or at most $700. A veterinarian who performs a non-therapeutic declaw procedure would be reported to the State Department of Education and Board of Regents for disciplinary action due to unprofessional conduct.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 1478-2019 *Justin L. Brannan~SPONSORHealthEstablishment of a department of animal welfare.IntroductionThis bill would establish a Department of Animal Welfare (Department), headed by a Commissioner of Animal Welfare, and an Animal Welfare Advisory Board. The Department would be vested with the power to perform functions and operations relating to animal shelters, including the authority to issue permits to such shelters, to enter into contracts for the provision of shelter services and to enforce all laws, rules and regulations governing shelter maintenance and operation.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Res 0798-2019 *Justin L. Brannan~SPONSORHealthAmend the agriculture and markets law and the general business law, in relation to the sale of dogs, cats and rabbits. (A6298/S4234)Resolution Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Res 0799-2019 *Fernando Cabrera ~SPONSORCultural Affairs, Libraries and International Intergroup RelationsRecognizing the 30th Anniversary of the Great Dominican Day Parade of the Bronx.Resolution Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Res 0800-2019 *Fernando Cabrera ~SPONSORWomenRequiring the inclusion of women on corporate boards of directors in the State of NY.Resolution Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Res 0801-2019 *Fernando Cabrera ~SPONSORGovernmental OperationsGrant Community Boards the authority to approve or reject applications related to the sale of alcohol.Resolution Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Res 0802-2019 *Fernando Cabrera ~SPONSORMental Health, Disabilities and AddictionLegislation that requires all U.S. Postal Service post offices meet ADA standards to accommodate customers with disabilities.Resolution Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 1479-2019 *Margaret S. Chin~SPONSORTransportationPermitting food vending and general vending on certain streets.IntroductionThis bill would permit street vending in certain specified areas in the Financial District.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Res 0803-2019 *Costa G. Constantinides~SPONSOREnvironmental ProtectionCreation of a Green New Deal. (S.Res. 59/H.Res. 109)Resolution Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Res 0804-2019 *Costa G. Constantinides~SPONSORImmigrationUS Dep of Homeland Security’s decision to terminate the Temporary Protected Status designation for citizens of Nepal residing in the US.Resolution Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 1480-2019 *Costa G. Constantinides~SPONSOREnvironmental ProtectionCreating a marine debris disposal office.IntroductionThis proposed legislation would require that the mayor or such agency as he may designate create a program designed to dispose of, or if appropriate, reuse marine debris left on public beaches. The program would require a plan to recycle, where possible, marine debris.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 1481-2019 *Robert E. Cornegy, Jr.~SPONSORHousing and BuildingsBringing New York Plumbing code up to date with the 2015 edition of the international plumbing code with differences that reflect the unique character of the city and repealing chapter 11 and appendices C, F, and G.IntroductionThis bill would implement section 28-601.1 of the Administrative Code, which requires triennial updates of the Plumbing Code to reflect changes in the International Plumbing Code (IPC). These amendments would bring the Plumbing Code up to date with the 2015 IPC published by the International Code Council (ICC), with differences to accommodate the unique nature of construction, design, installation, alteration, repair, use or maintenance of plumbing systems in the City.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Res 0805-2019 *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
Int 1482-2019 *Rafael L. Espinal, Jr.~SPONSORHousing and BuildingsBird friendly glass.IntroductionThis bill would require that 90 percent of all glass installed on newly constructed or altered buildings be treated to reduce bird strike fatalities.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Res 0806-2019 *Mathieu Eugene~SPONSORCultural Affairs, Libraries and International Intergroup RelationsDeclaring May 18 as Haitian Flag Day in the state of NY, and Congress to pass and the President to sign legislation declaring May 18 as Haitian Flag Day in the US.Resolution Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Res 0807-2019 *Mathieu Eugene~SPONSORCultural Affairs, Libraries and International Intergroup RelationsDeclaring January 1 as Haitian Independence Day in the city of NY.Resolution Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Res 0808-2019 *Mathieu Eugene~SPONSORCultural Affairs, Libraries and International Intergroup RelationsDeclaring January 1 as Haitian Independence Day in the state of New York, and Congress to pass and the President to sign legislation declaring January 1 as Haitian Independence Day in the US.Resolution Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Res 0809-2019 *Mathieu Eugene~SPONSORCultural Affairs, Libraries and International Intergroup RelationsDeclaring May 18 as Haitian Flag Day in the city of New York.Resolution Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 1483-2019 *Stephen T. Levin~SPONSORGeneral WelfarePlan to accommodate pets of homeless individuals and families in the shelter system.IntroductionCity-provided homeless shelters do not accept pets. This bill would require the Department of Homeless Services, in collaboration with the Department of Social Services, to develop a plan to accommodate pets of homeless individuals and families with the objective of providing pet-friendly shelters and identifying other temporary pet care arrangements that would allow homeless pet-owners to keep their pets.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 1484-2019 *Stephen T. Levin~SPONSORGeneral WelfareReporting on the placement of pets whose owners enter homeless shelters.IntroductionShelters provided by or under contract with the Department of Homeless Services (Department) do not accommodate pets. This bill would require the Department to report, on a monthly basis, information on the placement or disposition of pets that belong to people who enter homeless shelters.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 1485-2019 *Mark Levine~SPONSORHealthRestricting the sale of senna- and saffron-based products.IntroductionThis bill would restrict the sale of products made with senna or Satiereal to persons 18 years of age or older. Uses of such products that are approved by the FDA would not be covered by the restriction.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 1486-2019 *Mark Levine~SPONSORHousing and BuildingsCivil penalty for advertising signs on waterways.IntroductionThis bill would increase the civil penalty for displaying advertising signs on waterways. The new penalty would be $100,000.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Res 0810-2019 *Mark Levine~SPONSORFinanceImpose an additional tax on certain non-primary residence class one and class two properties in NYC. (S.44/A.4540)Resolution Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Res 0811-2019 *I. Daneek Miller~SPONSOREducationRequire inclusion of Employee Protection Provisions (EPPs) in all current and future school bus contracts in NYC.Resolution Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 1487-2019 *Francisco P. Moya~SPONSORLand UseStudying the incidence of secondary displacement resulting from neighborhood rezonings.IntroductionThis bill would require the Department of Housing Preservation and Development to conduct a study in connection with each neighborhood rezoning certified after January 1, 2015, to identify the actual secondary residential displacement effects of each such rezoning five years after the final approval thereof. The bill would require the reporting of such effects and an comparison of the actual effects to the potential effects identified in connection with the rezoning application. The bill would require the Department to issue such report 5 years and 6 months after the final approval of a neighborhood rezoning application.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 1488-2019 *Deborah L. Rose~SPONSORPublic SafetyRequiring the NYPD to obtain information on the disposition of sex offense cases and requiring the mayor’s office of criminal justice to report on outcomes of sex offense cases.IntroductionThis bill would require the Police Department to obtain information on the disposition of sex offense cases. Additionally, the Mayor’s Office of Criminal Justice would be require to compile information related to sex offense case disposition and report on such outcomes.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 1489-2019 *Deborah L. Rose~SPONSORTransportationRequiring high-volume for-hire services, dispatch service providers and bases to report complaints about drivers concerning passenger safety to the taxi and limousine commission.IntroductionThis bill would require all for-hire vehicle services, including high-volume for-hire services, dispatch service providers and bases to report drivers to the Taxi and Limousine Commission when they receive a passenger complaint about a driver that concerns passenger safety.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 1490-2019 *Helen K. Rosenthal~SPONSORHousing and BuildingsProhibiting discrimination against occupants of rent-regulated and rent-subsidized housing accommodations.IntroductionThis bill would prohibit landlords and building owners from discriminating against rent-regulated and rent-subsidized tenants by limiting access to building entrances, facilities and amenities. This local law would prevent landlords from excluding rent-regulated and rent-subsidized tenants from building facilities and amenities or conditioning access to building facilities and amenities on payment of a fee that market-rate tenants are not also required to pay.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 1491-2019 *Helen K. Rosenthal~SPONSORCriminal JusticeRequiring the commissioner of correction to develop a comprehensive training program for investigation of sexual crimes.IntroductionThis bill would require the Department of Correction to develop a comprehensive training program for investigations of sexual crimes. All Department of Correction investigators would be required to complete the training, and the Department of Correction would be required to make annual reports on the training program, including its components, the number of investigators who participated in the training, and the experts consulted in developing the training.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Res 0812-2019 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.~SPONSOREducationDOE to incorporate Three Kings Day as an observed school holiday in the school calendar for the city school district of the city of NY.Resolution Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 1492-2019 *Ritchie J. Torres~SPONSORCivil Service and LaborProvision of union membership guidance for public-sector employees in NYC.IntroductionThis proposed legislation would require the Department of Citywide Administrative Services (DCAS) to produce and distribute to city employees a pamphlet outlining the benefits of union membership and explain changes and provide clarity to city agencies and employees about the recent Supreme Court decision Janus v. AFSCME Council 31. This Court decision held that no public sector employee, having refused membership in a trade union, may be compelled to pay union dues to said union.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 1493-2019 *Eric A. Ulrich~SPONSORTransportationRemoving spray paint after completing street work.IntroductionThis bill would require any entity that conducts street work to remove any resulting spray paint markings on the sidewalk upon completing the street work. The bill would impose a penalty of $50-$100 for violation of this section.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 1494-2019 *Paul A. Vallone~SPONSORGovernmental OperationsAllowing the electronic delivery of copies of board of standards and appeals applications.IntroductionApplications to the Board of Standards and Appeals are often very lengthy, and copies of these applications must be sent to at least five separate entities. In order to reduce the cost and waste of this process, this bill would require the Board of Standards and Appeals to approve a method of electronically delivering these required copies and to determine what would constitute adequate proof of service.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
LU 0377-2019 *Daniel Dromm ~SPONSORPreconsidered - FinanceGlendale Apartments, QueensLand Use Application Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
LU 0378-2019 *Daniel Dromm ~SPONSORPreconsidered - Finance368 East 8th Street, ManhattanLand Use Application Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
LU 0379-2019 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.~SPONSORPreconsidered - Zoning & FranchisesZoning, 1640 Flatbush Avenue Rezoning, Brooklyn (C 190053 ZMK)Land Use Application Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
LU 0379-2019 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.  Zoning, 1640 Flatbush Avenue Rezoning, Brooklyn (C 190053 ZMK)Land Use Application Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
LU 0380-2019 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.~SPONSORPreconsidered - Zoning & FranchisesZoning, 1640 Flatbush Avenue Rezoning, Brooklyn (N 190054 ZRK)Land Use Application Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
LU 0380-2019 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.  Zoning, 1640 Flatbush Avenue Rezoning, Brooklyn (N 190054 ZRK)Land Use Application Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
LU 0381-2019 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.~SPONSORPreconsidered - Zoning & FranchisesZoning, 245 East 53rd Street Rezoning, Manhattan (C 180481 ZMM)Land Use Application Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
LU 0381-2019 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.  Zoning, 245 East 53rd Street Rezoning, Manhattan (C 180481 ZMM)Land Use Application Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
LU 0382-2019 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.~SPONSORZoning & FranchisesZoning, 2069 Bruckner Blvd, Bronx (C 190102 ZMX)Land Use Application Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
LU 0382-2019 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.  Zoning, 2069 Bruckner Blvd, Bronx (C 190102 ZMX)Land Use Application Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
LU 0383-2019 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.~SPONSORZoning & FranchisesZoning, 2069 Bruckner Blvd, Bronx (N 190103 ZRX)Land Use Application Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
LU 0383-2019 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.  Zoning, 2069 Bruckner Blvd, Bronx (N 190103 ZRX)Land Use Application Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
LU 0384-2019 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.~SPONSORZoning & FranchisesZoning, Bruckner Apartments, Bronx (20195471 HAX)Land Use Application Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
LU 0384-2019 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.  Zoning, Bruckner Apartments, Bronx (20195471 HAX)Land Use Application Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
LU 0385-2019 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.~SPONSORZoning & FranchisesZoning, 2069 Bruckner Blvd, Bronx (20195472 HAX)Land Use Application Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
LU 0385-2019 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.  Zoning, 2069 Bruckner Blvd, Bronx (20195472 HAX)Land Use Application Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available