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Meeting Name: City Council Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 4/18/2019 1:30 PM Minutes status: Final  
Meeting location: Council Chambers - City Hall
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    1.ROLL CALL      Roll call Not available
    2.INVOCATION - Delivered by: Reverend Dr. William Lupfer of Trinity Church Wall Street located at 75 Broadway, New York, NY 10007. 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 13, 2019 be adopted as printed by Council Member Adams.      Not available
    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 - None      Not available
    8.COMMUNICATION FROM THE SPEAKER      Not available
    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 ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION      Not available
Int 0276-2018 ADonovan J. Richards Amended and Coupled on GORoofs of certain buildings be partially covered in green roof or solar photovoltaic electricity generating systems.IntroductionThis bill would adjust the green roof requirements established by Int. No. 1032-A for buildings 5 stories or less. It would also require HPD to study the potential impact of compliance with the green roof requirements on the affordability of certain buildings. Finally, this bill would provide for adjusting the requirements of Int. No. 1032-A for certain buildings (e.g. buildings receiving certain tax exemptions or owned by HPD) for a period of 5 years.Approved by CouncilPass Action details Not available
Int 1031-2018 ARafael L. Espinal, Jr. Amended and Coupled on GOPosting information regarding green roofs on the website of the office of alternative energy.IntroductionThis bill would require the office of alternative energy to post and maintain links on its website to information regarding the installation of green roofs and other resources and materials regarding green roof systems.Approved by CouncilPass Action details Not available
Int 1032-2018 ARafael L. Espinal, Jr. Amended and Coupled on GORequiring that the roofs of certain buildings be covered in green roofs or solar photovoltaic electricity generating systems.IntroductionThis bill would require the installation of green roofs or solar photovoltaic electricity generating systems on the roofs of certain buildings in the City.Approved by CouncilPass Action details Not available
Int 1251-2018 AAndrew Cohen Amended and Coupled on GOBuilding energy efficiency grade.IntroductionThis bill would update the ranges for energy efficiency grades.Approved by CouncilPass Action details Not available
Int 1252-2018 ACosta G. Constantinides Amended and Coupled on GOEstablishing a sustainable energy loan program.IntroductionThis bill would establish a sustainable energy loan program for the purposes of providing certain building owners with funding for the installation of renewable energy systems or energy efficiency improvements.Approved by CouncilPass Action details Not available
Int 1253-2018 CCosta G. Constantinides Amended and Coupled on GOCommitment to achieve certain reductions in greenhouse gas emissions by 2050.IntroductionThis bill would establish the Office of Building Energy and Emissions Performance as well as greenhouse gas emissions limits for existing buildings.Approved by CouncilPass Action details Not available
Int 1317-2019 ACosta G. Constantinides Amended and Coupled on GOLarge wind turbines.IntroductionThis proposed legislation would amend the Administrative Code of the City of New York by amending section 24-232.1 and adding a new article 320 to Chapter 3 of title 28, and adds a new section BC 3114 to Chapter 4 of the New York City building code. 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.Approved by CouncilPass Action details Not available
Int 1318-2019 ACosta G. Constantinides Amended and Coupled on GOAssessment of the replacement of gas-fired power plants and to amend local law number 248 for the year 2017, in relation to the completion date of the long-term energy plan.IntroductionThe bill amends Section § 3-126 of the Administrative code to amend subdivision d and add a new subdivision g. The local law mandates an assessment on the feasibility of replacing in-city gas fired power plants with battery storage powered by renewable sources by the mayor’s office of sustainability or such other office as the mayor may designate. Such an assessment shall include when such replacement could take place, and a review of potential technologies for battery storage of energy. The assessment will be part of the long-term energy plan and shall be updated every four years.Approved by CouncilPass Action details Not available
     REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON FINANCE      Not available
Res 0846-2019 *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 0395-2019 *Daniel Dromm   Prospect Park South Portfolio, BrooklynLand Use Application Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
Res 0851-2019 *Daniel Dromm  Preconsidered - Coupled on GOLU 395 - Prospect Park South Portfolio, BrooklynResolution Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
     REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON LAND USE      Not available
LU 0369-2019 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.  Zoning, McDonald Avenue Catering, Brooklyn (C 180171 ZMK)Land Use Application Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
Res 0852-2019 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr. Coupled on GOLU 369 - Zoning, McDonald Avenue Catering, Brooklyn (C 180171 ZMK)Resolution Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
LU 0373-2019 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.  Zoning, Blondell Commons, Bronx (C 170438 ZMX)Land Use Application Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
Res 0853-2019 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr. Coupled on GOLU 373 - Zoning, Blondell Commons, Bronx (C 170438 ZMX)Resolution Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
LU 0374-2019 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.  Zoning, Blondell Commons, Bronx (N 170439 ZRX)Land Use Application Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
Res 0854-2019 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr. Coupled on GOLU 374 - Zoning, Blondell Commons, Bronx (N 170439 ZRX)Resolution Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
LU 0375-2019 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.  Zoning, Blondell Commons, Bronx (C 170353 MMX)Land Use Application Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
Res 0855-2019 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr. Coupled on GOLU 375 - Zoning, Blondell Commons, Bronx (C 170353 MMX)Resolution Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
LU 0379-2019 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr. Approved with Modifications and Referred to the City Planning Commission pursuant to Rule 11.70(b) of the Rules of the Council and Section 197-(d) of the New York City Charter.Zoning, 1640 Flatbush Avenue Rezoning, Brooklyn (C 190053 ZMK)Land Use Application Approved with Modifications and Referred to the City Planning Commission pursuant to Section 197-(d) of the New York City Charter.  Action details Not available
LU 0380-2019 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr. Approved with Modifications and Referred to the City Planning Commission pursuant to Rule 11.70(b) of the Rules of the Council and Section 197-(d) of the New York City Charter.Zoning, 1640 Flatbush Avenue Rezoning, Brooklyn (N 190054 ZRK)Land Use Application Approved with Modifications and Referred to the City Planning Commission pursuant to Section 197-(d) of the New York City Charter.  Action details Not available
LU 0382-2019 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.  Zoning, 2069 Bruckner Blvd, Bronx (C 190102 ZMX)Land Use Application Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
Res 0856-2019 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr. Coupled on GOLU 382 - Zoning, 2069 Bruckner Blvd, Bronx (C 190102 ZMX)Resolution Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
LU 0383-2019 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.  Zoning, 2069 Bruckner Blvd, Bronx (N 190103 ZRX)Land Use Application Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
Res 0857-2019 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr. Coupled on GOLU 383 - Zoning, 2069 Bruckner Blvd, Bronx (N 190103 ZRX)Resolution Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
LU 0384-2019 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.  Zoning, Bruckner Apartments, Bronx (20195471 HAX)Land Use Application Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
Res 0858-2019 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr. Coupled on GOLU 384 - Zoning, Bruckner Apartments, Bronx (20195471 HAX)Resolution Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
LU 0385-2019 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.  Zoning, 2069 Bruckner Blvd, Bronx (20195472 HAX)Land Use Application Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
Res 0859-2019 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr. Coupled on GOLU 385 - Zoning, 2069 Bruckner Blvd, Bronx (20195472 HAX)Resolution Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
LU 0396-2019 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.  Landmarks, 250 46th Street-322 Seat Primary School Facility, Brooklyn (20195227 SCK)Land Use Application Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
Res 0860-2019 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr. Preconsidered - Coupled on GOLU 396 - Landmarks, 250 46th Street-322 Seat Primary School Facility, Brooklyn (20195227 SCK)Resolution Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
     REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON SANITATION AND SOLID WASTE MANAGEMENT      Not available
Int 1527-2019 *Brad S. Lander Preconsidered - Coupled on GOA paper carryout bag reduction fee, and to repeal chapter 4-F of title 16 of such code, relating to carryout bag reduction.IntroductionThis bill would require certain covered retail vendors who sell certain products subject to New York State sales tax to charge a fee of 5 cents for each paper bag provided to a customer of such vendor. This bill would have the City opt into State law that goes into effect on March 1, 2020. It would also exempt residents who use the supplemental nutrition assistance program, special supplemental nutrition program for women, infants and children, as full or partial payment toward the items purchased in a covered store from paying the bag fee.Approved by CouncilPass Action details Not available
    12.GENERAL ORDERS CALENDAR      Video Video
Int 0720-2018 *The Public Advocate (Mr. Williams)~coupledRecommit to the Committee on Housing and BuildingsClarifying 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. It would also amend existing reporting requirements regarding the number of site safety training providers.Recommit to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
T2018-1849 * ~coupledCoupled on GOCommissioner of DeedsCommissioner of Deeds Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
    ~coupledCOUPLED ON GENERAL ORDER CALENDAR      Not available
    ~coupledENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION      Not available
Int 0276-2018 ADonovan J. Richards~coupledA and GORoofs of certain buildings be partially covered in green roof or solar photovoltaic electricity generating systems.IntroductionThis bill would adjust the green roof requirements established by Int. No. 1032-A for buildings 5 stories or less. It would also require HPD to study the potential impact of compliance with the green roof requirements on the affordability of certain buildings. Finally, this bill would provide for adjusting the requirements of Int. No. 1032-A for certain buildings (e.g. buildings receiving certain tax exemptions or owned by HPD) for a period of 5 years.   Action details Not available
Int 1031-2018 ARafael L. Espinal, Jr.~coupledA and GOPosting information regarding green roofs on the website of the office of alternative energy.IntroductionThis bill would require the office of alternative energy to post and maintain links on its website to information regarding the installation of green roofs and other resources and materials regarding green roof systems.   Action details Not available
Int 1032-2018 ARafael L. Espinal, Jr.~coupledA and GORequiring that the roofs of certain buildings be covered in green roofs or solar photovoltaic electricity generating systems.IntroductionThis bill would require the installation of green roofs or solar photovoltaic electricity generating systems on the roofs of certain buildings in the City.   Action details Not available
Int 1251-2018 AAndrew Cohen~coupledA and GOBuilding energy efficiency grade.IntroductionThis bill would update the ranges for energy efficiency grades.   Action details Not available
Int 1252-2018 ACosta G. Constantinides~coupledA and GOEstablishing a sustainable energy loan program.IntroductionThis bill would establish a sustainable energy loan program for the purposes of providing certain building owners with funding for the installation of renewable energy systems or energy efficiency improvements.   Action details Not available
Int 1253-2018 CCosta G. Constantinides~coupledA and GOCommitment to achieve certain reductions in greenhouse gas emissions by 2050.IntroductionThis bill would establish the Office of Building Energy and Emissions Performance as well as greenhouse gas emissions limits for existing buildings.   Action details Not available
Int 1317-2019 ACosta G. Constantinides~coupledA and GOLarge wind turbines.IntroductionThis proposed legislation would amend the Administrative Code of the City of New York by amending section 24-232.1 and adding a new article 320 to Chapter 3 of title 28, and adds a new section BC 3114 to Chapter 4 of the New York City building code. 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.   Action details Not available
Int 1318-2019 ACosta G. Constantinides~coupledA and GOAssessment of the replacement of gas-fired power plants and to amend local law number 248 for the year 2017, in relation to the completion date of the long-term energy plan.IntroductionThe bill amends Section § 3-126 of the Administrative code to amend subdivision d and add a new subdivision g. The local law mandates an assessment on the feasibility of replacing in-city gas fired power plants with battery storage powered by renewable sources by the mayor’s office of sustainability or such other office as the mayor may designate. Such an assessment shall include when such replacement could take place, and a review of potential technologies for battery storage of energy. The assessment will be part of the long-term energy plan and shall be updated every four years.   Action details Not available
    ~coupledFINANCE      Not available
Res 0846-2019 *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 0851-2019 *Daniel Dromm ~coupledPreconsidered - GOLU 395 - Prospect Park South Portfolio, BrooklynResolution    Action details Not available
    ~coupledLAND USE      Not available
Res 0852-2019 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.~coupledGOLU 369 - Zoning, McDonald Avenue Catering, Brooklyn (C 180171 ZMK)Resolution    Action details Not available
Res 0853-2019 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.~coupledGOLU 373 - Zoning, Blondell Commons, Bronx (C 170438 ZMX)Resolution    Action details Not available
Res 0854-2019 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.~coupledGOLU 374 - Zoning, Blondell Commons, Bronx (N 170439 ZRX)Resolution    Action details Not available
Res 0855-2019 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.~coupledGOLU 375 - Zoning, Blondell Commons, Bronx (C 170353 MMX)Resolution    Action details Not available
Res 0856-2019 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.~coupledGOLU 382 - Zoning, 2069 Bruckner Blvd, Bronx (C 190102 ZMX)Resolution    Action details Not available
Res 0857-2019 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.~coupledGOLU 383 - Zoning, 2069 Bruckner Blvd, Bronx (N 190103 ZRX)Resolution    Action details Not available
Res 0858-2019 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.~coupledGOLU 384 - Zoning, Bruckner Apartments, Bronx (20195471 HAX)Resolution    Action details Not available
Res 0859-2019 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.~coupledGOLU 385 - Zoning, 2069 Bruckner Blvd, Bronx (20195472 HAX)Resolution    Action details Not available
Res 0860-2019 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.~coupledPreconsidered - GOLU 396 - Landmarks, 250 46th Street-322 Seat Primary School Facility, Brooklyn (20195227 SCK)Resolution    Action details Not available
    ~coupledSANITATION AND SOLID WASTE MANAGEMENT      Not available
Int 1527-2019 *Brad S. Lander~coupledPreconsidered - GOA paper carryout bag reduction fee, and to repeal chapter 4-F of title 16 of such code, relating to carryout bag reduction.IntroductionThis bill would require certain covered retail vendors who sell certain products subject to New York State sales tax to charge a fee of 5 cents for each paper bag provided to a customer of such vendor. This bill would have the City opt into State law that goes into effect on March 1, 2020. It would also exempt residents who use the supplemental nutrition assistance program, special supplemental nutrition program for women, infants and children, as full or partial payment toward the items purchased in a covered store from paying the bag fee.   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 0066-2018 *Stephen T. Levin Adopted by the Committee on Enviromental ProtectionIncrease the real property tax abatement for the installation of a green roof to $15 per square foot.Resolution Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
Res 0845-2019 *Costa G. Constantinides Preconsidered - Adopted by the Committee on Enviromental ProtectionState Dept of Environmental Conservation to deny the Water Quality Certification permit for the construction of the Northeast Supply Enhancement pipeline through NY Harbor.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 1513-2019 *Diana Ayala ~SPONSORCriminal JusticeMental health treatment for transgender, gender nonconforming, non-binary, and intersex individuals.IntroductionThis bill would require all department facilities housing transgender, gender non-conforming, non-binary, and intersex individuals to have access to comprehensive mental health treatment, and require relevant staff to have specialized training on working with these populations.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 1514-2019 *Diana Ayala ~SPONSORCriminal JusticeRequiring access to substance abuse treatment for transgender, gender non-conforming, non-binary, and intersex individuals.IntroductionThis bill would require all department facilities housing transgender, gender non-conforming, non-binary, and intersex individuals to have access to comprehensive substance abuse treatment.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 1515-2019 *Inez D. Barron~SPONSORTechnologyRequiring a task force to review and consider impacts and benefits from the film and television production industry.IntroductionThe proposed local law would create a task force to produce an action plan on film and television production to improve the economic impact on local communities in New York City.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 1516-2019 *Joseph C. Borelli~SPONSORFire and Emergency ManagementRequiring the fire dept to report on fire escapes avoided due to safety issues.IntroductionThis bill would require the fire department to report on the number of fire escapes that were deemed unfit for use during a fire or other emergency, and the surrounding circumstances of each instance that a fire escape was circumvented due to safety concerns.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 1517-2019 *Joseph C. Borelli~SPONSORFire and Emergency ManagementRequiring the fire dept to report on the income distribution of areas covered by private ambulance and emergency medical services.IntroductionThis bill would require the New York City Fire Department (FDNY) to study and report on the areas covered by FDNY emergency medical services and private ambulances. The FDNY would also report on the areas that private ambulances have stopped covering and began to cover as well as the median income of each geographical area. The FDNY would provide this report to the Mayor, the Speaker of the Council and post it on the FDNY website.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 1518-2019 *Joseph C. Borelli~SPONSORGovernmental OperationsTransferring the functions, powers and duties of the commissioner of investigation to the public advocate.IntroductionThis bill would place the Department of Investigation within the office of the Public Advocate and make the Public Advocate the Commissioner of Investigation.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 1519-2019 *Joseph C. Borelli~SPONSORResiliency and WaterfrontsIdentifying and removing boats from New York city’s littoral waters.IntroductionThis bill would require the Department of Small Business Services to create and maintain a log of abandoned boats and their locations in New York City’s littoral waters. This bill would also require the office of the city sherriff to remove abandoned boats from New York City’s littoral waters.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Res 0844-2019 *Fernando Cabrera ~SPONSORVeteransRecognizing the 75th anniversary of D-Day.Resolution Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Res 0845-2019 *Costa G. Constantinides~SPONSORPreconsideredState Dept of Environmental Conservation to deny the Water Quality Certification permit for the construction of the Northeast Supply Enhancement pipeline through NY Harbor.Resolution Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 1520-2019 *Daniel Dromm ~SPONSORFinanceRequiring the dept of finance to report on the parking violations bureau.IntroductionThis local law would require the Department of Finance to report on the operations of the Parking Violations Bureau, including specific information about number and types of parking violations issued, the Bureau’s efficiency of collection of parking violations penalties, the adjudication efficiency and outcomes.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Res 0846-2019 *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 1521-2019 *Vanessa L. Gibson~SPONSOREducationReporting on student clubs and organizations.IntroductionThis bill would require the Department of Education to report on an annual basis the number of student clubs and organizations at each school. The report would also require the department to report on the type of faculty advisor for each club or organization, for example, whether that advisor be a teacher or a para-professional. Finally, the department is required to report if any student club or organization has authorization to conduct its activities off school grounds.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 1522-2019 *Vanessa L. Gibson~SPONSORPublic SafetyRequiring the CCRB to report information regarding complaints that officers failed to properly identify themselves or failed to obtain knowing and voluntary consent prior to conducting a search.IntroductionThis bill would require the civilian complaint review board to report information regarding complaints about violations of administrative code sections 14-173 and 14-174, collectively known as the Right to Know Act.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 1523-2019 *Mark Gjonaj ~SPONSORLand UseStudying and reporting on transportation impacts of decisions of the city planning commission in connection with certain land use actions.IntroductionThis bill would require the Department of City Planning (DCP), or if the City Planning Commission (CPC) is not the lead agency, the lead agency, to report on the transportation impacts in areas affected by neighborhood rezonings. Each study would require a comparison of the impacts in existence at the time of the study to the potential impacts identified in the final environmental impact statement (EIS) approved by the City Planning Commission in connection with such rezoning. If there are significant disparities between the impacts identified in the study and those identified in the EIS, DCP or the lead agency shall make recommendations on how to amend the CEQR Technical Manual to more accurately forecast such impacts in future land use actions. As part of that report, DCP or the lead agency would be required to discuss whether a vehicle miles traveled model would more accurately and usefully capture project impacts. The bill would require DCP or the lead agency to submit such studies and reports four years and ten years after final approval of a neighborhood rezoning.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 1524-2019 *Ben Kallos~SPONSORHealthPesticides by City agencies.IntroductionThis bill would prohibit city agencies from applying to any property owned or leased by the city any chemically based pesticide.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 1525-2019 *Peter A. Koo~SPONSORTechnologyConducting 311 customer satisfaction surveys in designated citywide languages.IntroductionThis bill would require the 311 customer service center to conduct at least five annual customer satisfaction surveys. The bill would require each customer satisfaction survey conducted in relation to 311 user experience to be offered, in addition to English, in ten designated citywide languages, as determined based on United States census data and New York City Department of Education data. The bill would require the New York City Department of Information Technology and Telecommunications to submit an annual report containing the results of any such survey, disaggregated by the language in which the survey was conducted.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 1526-2019 *Peter A. Koo~SPONSORHousing and BuildingsDept of buildings to post on its website a list of licensed sign hangers, master sign hangers and special sign hangers.IntroductionThis bill would require the Department of Buildings to post on its website a list of sign hangers, master sign hangers and special sign hangers by June 1 of each year. The list would include the licensed individual’s name, business address, license type, license number, license expiration date and license status.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 1527-2019 *Brad S. Lander~SPONSORPreconsidered - Sanitation and Solid Waste ManagementA paper carryout bag reduction fee, and to repeal chapter 4-F of title 16 of such code, relating to carryout bag reduction.IntroductionThis bill would require certain covered retail vendors who sell certain products subject to New York State sales tax to charge a fee of 5 cents for each paper bag provided to a customer of such vendor. This bill would have the City opt into State law that goes into effect on March 1, 2020. It would also exempt residents who use the supplemental nutrition assistance program, special supplemental nutrition program for women, infants and children, as full or partial payment toward the items purchased in a covered store from paying the bag fee.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 1528-2019 *Stephen T. Levin~SPONSORHealthEnhancing the pre-arraignment physical and behavioral health screenings of arrestees held at the central booking facility of a criminal court in NYC.IntroductionThis bill would enhance the pre-arraignment health screening units at central booking facilities. It would obligate a health care provider—defined to include nurse practitioners and patient care associates and exclude emergency personnel—to use an electronic screening tool and access two electronic health databases—e-Clinical Works and Psychiatric Services and Clinical Knowledge Enhancement System—to conduct a two-level screening of each arrestee for physical and behavioral health issues. A diversion liaison would identify the arrestees with behavioral health needs and share health information, with the arrestee’s consent, with defense counsel to facilitate pre- and post-arraignment diversion. The arrestee’s health information would also be shared with the Department of Correction (DOC), if the arrestee is taken into DOC custody. This bill would also require the Department of Health and Mental Hygiene to establish rules to ensure the arrestee’s health information is shared with DOC, if the arrestee is taken into DOC custody.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 1529-2019 *Mark Levine~SPONSORHousing and BuildingsRequiring the office of the civil justice coordinator to collaborate with community groups in engaging and educating tenants of their rights in housing court.IntroductionThis bill would require the office of the civil justice coordinator to collaborate with community groups in engaging and educating tenants of their rights in housing court, and then report on their efforts.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Res 0847-2019 *I. Daneek Miller~SPONSORState and Federal LegislationCongress to amend the National Emergencies Act of 1976.Resolution Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Res 0848-2019 *I. Daneek Miller~SPONSORCivil Service and LaborFair Compensation for Low-Wage Contractor Employees Act of 2019 (S.162/H.R.678)Resolution Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 1530-2019 *Francisco P. Moya~SPONSORCriminal JusticeReporting on housing decisions made for transgender, gender nonconforming, and intersex individuals.IntroductionThis bill would require the Department of Correction to report on the housing decisions related to transgender and intersex individuals.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 1531-2019 *Francisco P. Moya~SPONSORLand UseStudying and reporting on the education capacity and overcrowding impacts of decisions of the city planning commission in connection with certain land use actions.IntroductionThis bill would require the Department of City Planning (DCP) or the lead agency to report on the actual impacts on public school capacity and overcrowding in areas affected by neighborhood rezonings four years and ten years after each such rezoning. Each study would require a comparison of the public school capacity and utilization rates projected by the final environmental impact statement approved by the City Planning Commission in connection with such rezoning to the capacity and utilization rates existing at the time of each study. If such a study shows a significant discrepancy between the existing condition and the impacts projected in the EIS, the bill would require DCP or the lead agency to make recommendations on how to amend the CEQR Technical Manual to more accurately forecast such impacts in future land use actions.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 1532-2019 *Keith Powers ~SPONSORCriminal JusticeHousing decisions made for transgender, gender nonconforming, and intersex individuals.IntroductionThis bill would require the Department of Correction (“DOC”) to create a comprehensive appeals process for transgender, gender non-conforming, intersex, and non-binary individuals and would require the Board of Correction (“BOC”) to establish an independent advisory committee to inform the process.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 1533-2019 *The Public Advocate (Mr. Williams)~SPONSORPreconsidered - Housing & BuildingsDefinition of site safety training full compliance date and site safety training second compliance date.IntroductionThis bill would extend the existing compliance dates for Local Law 196 for the year 2017. Local Law 196 for the year 2017 requires, in part, that construction workers complete an Occupational Safety and Health Thirty Hour Course (OSHA-30) or an additional 20 hours of safety training or a 100-hour training program approved by the Department of Buildings, and comply with the training required by Section 3321 of the New York City Building Code.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 1534-2019 *Ydanis A. Rodriguez~SPONSORTransportationInstallation of protected bicycle lanes.IntroductionProtected bicycle lanes have been proven to increase cycling and ensure the safety of New Yorkers who depend on cycling for commuting, work, and pleasure. This bill would require the Department of Transportation to increase the pace at which it installs protected bicycle lanes to 100 miles per year for the next six years, providing safe infrastructure for an environmentally friendly transportation method.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 1535-2019 *Helen K. Rosenthal~SPONSORCriminal JusticeRequiring the board of correction to convene a task force to address policies related to the treatment of transgender, gender non-conforming, non-binary, and intersex individuals in the dept of correction.IntroductionThis bill would require the Board of Correction (“BOC”) to convene a taskforce to recommend policy related to transgender, gender non-conforming, and non-binary individuals in DOC custody.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 1536-2019 *Helen K. Rosenthal~SPONSORWomen and Gender EquityExpanding the commission on gender equity’s annual report to include reporting on title ix.IntroductionThis bill would require the Commission on Gender Equity to include information about Title IX compliance in the City in its annual report, which is due on December 1 each year and also requires CGE to report on its activities over the previous twelve months, goals for the following year, and recommendations to advance gender equity in the City.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Res 0849-2019 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.~SPONSOREducationDOE to offer lactose-free milk as a milk alternative to students upon request by a parent or guardian.Resolution Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Res 0850-2019 *Mark Treyger~SPONSORHospitalsIncluding in the definition of professional misconduct performing a pelvic examination without consent on an anesthetized or unconscious person.. (S.1092B/A.6325A)Resolution Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 1537-2019 *James G. Van Bramer~SPONSORConsumer Affairs and Business LicensingProhibiting the sale of non-Energy Star labeled products.IntroductionThis bill would prohibit the sale of products belonging to a product category for which exist Energy Star standards unless such product is Energy Star labeled. The bill provides for penalties of not more than $250 for a first violation, and of not more than $500 for each subsequent violation.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 1538-2019 *James G. Van Bramer~SPONSORCultural Affairs, Libraries and International Intergroup RelationsRequiring the dept of cultural affairs to report on admissions policies for senior citizens and people with disabilities and develop a plan to improve access.IntroductionThis bill would require the Department of Cultural Affairs (DCLA) to report on the admissions policies of cultural institutions that receive department funding for seniors and people with disabilities and the rate at which those groups visit such cultural institutions. DCLA would also be required to report on the challenges seniors and people with disabilities face in accessing the cultural institutions, and to formulate a plan to improve access to those institutions.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 1539-2019 *James G. Van Bramer~SPONSORLand UseRequiring the dept of city planning to issue recommendations of which census tracts should be designated as opportunity zones.IntroductionThis bill would require the Department of City Planning (DCP) to study the census tracts that have been designated as Opportunity Zones, which are granted tax benefits pursuant to section 13823 of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017 and census tracts eligible to be considered for such designation. DCP would then file a report with the Mayor, the Speaker of the City Council, the Regional Economic Development Council and the Governor containing recommendations for changes to which census tracts are designated as Opportunity Zones.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 1540-2019 *James G. Van Bramer~SPONSORMental Health, Disabilities & AddictionRequiring the department of health and mental hygiene to stock opioid antagonists in library buildings and train library staff.IntroductionThis bill would mandate that the department of health and mental hygiene stock opioid antagonists in all library buildings and provide reversal training to all library staff.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
LU 0395-2019 *Daniel Dromm ~SPONSORPreconsidered - FinanceProspect Park South Portfolio, BrooklynLand Use Application Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
LU 0396-2019 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.~SPONSORPreconsidered - Landmarks, Public Siting & Maritime UsesLandmarks, 250 46th Street-322 Seat Primary School Facility, Brooklyn (20195227 SCK)Land Use Application Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
LU 0396-2019 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.  Landmarks, 250 46th Street-322 Seat Primary School Facility, Brooklyn (20195227 SCK)Land Use Application Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
LU 0397-2019 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.~SPONSORPreconsidered - Zoning and FranchisesZoning, Residential Tower Mechanical Voids, Citywide (N 190230 ZRY)Land Use Application Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
LU 0397-2019 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.  Zoning, Residential Tower Mechanical Voids, Citywide (N 190230 ZRY)Land Use Application Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
LU 0398-2019 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.~SPONSORLandmarks, Public Siting & Maritime UsesLandmarks, East Harlem El Barrio Community Land Trust, Manhattan (20195473 HAM)Land Use Application Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
LU 0398-2019 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.  Landmarks, East Harlem El Barrio Community Land Trust, Manhattan (20195473 HAM)Land Use Application Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
LU 0399-2019 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.~SPONSORLandmarks, Public Siting & Maritime UsesLandmarks, Lenox Avenue Cluster, Manhattan (20195470 HAM)Land Use Application Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
LU 0399-2019 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.  Landmarks, Lenox Avenue Cluster, Manhattan (20195470 HAM)Land Use Application Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
LU 0400-2019 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.~SPONSORLandmarks, Public Siting & Maritime UsesLandmarks, MNN1802 CLOTH Amsterdam Avenue – 2185 Amsterdam Ave, Manhattan (20195535 HAM)Land Use Application Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
LU 0400-2019 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.  Landmarks, MNN1802 CLOTH Amsterdam Avenue – 2185 Amsterdam Ave, Manhattan (20195535 HAM)Land Use Application Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
LU 0401-2019 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.~SPONSORLandmarks, Public Siting & Maritime UsesLandmarks, MNN1802 CLOTH Amsterdam Avenue – 2110 Amsterdam Ave, Manhattan (20195534 HAM)Land Use Application Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
LU 0401-2019 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.  Landmarks, MNN1802 CLOTH Amsterdam Avenue – 2110 Amsterdam Ave, Manhattan (20195534 HAM)Land Use Application Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
LU 0402-2019 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.~SPONSORLandmarks, Public Siting & Maritime UsesLandmarks, MNN1802 CLOTH Amsterdam Avenue – 2488-90 Adam Clayton Powell Jr. Blvd., Manhattan (20195536 HAM)Land Use Application Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
LU 0402-2019 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.  Landmarks, MNN1802 CLOTH Amsterdam Avenue – 2488-90 Adam Clayton Powell Jr. Blvd., Manhattan (20195536 HAM)Land Use Application Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
LU 0403-2019 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.~SPONSORZoning & FranchisesZoning, 47-15 34th Ave Rezoning, Queens (N 180529 ZRQ)Land Use Application Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
LU 0403-2019 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.  Zoning, 47-15 34th Ave Rezoning, Queens (N 180529 ZRQ)Land Use Application Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
LU 0404-2019 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.~SPONSORZoning & FranchisesZoning, 47-15 34th Ave Rezoning, Queens (C 180530 ZMQ)Land Use Application Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
LU 0404-2019 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.  Zoning, 47-15 34th Ave Rezoning, Queens (C 180530 ZMQ)Land Use Application Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available