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Meeting Name: City Council Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 10/15/2020 1:30 PM Minutes status: Final  
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    1.ROLL CALL      Roll call Not available
    2.INVOCATION - Delivered by: Pastor Roderick Caesar III and Bishop Dr. Roderick Caesar, serving as spiritual leaders at Bethel Gospel Tabernacle, located at 110-25 Guy Brewer Blvd, Jamaica, NY, 11433. Motion to spread the Invocation in full upon the record by Council Member Adams.      Not available
    3.ADOPTION OF MINUTES - Motion that the Minutes of the Stated Meeting of September 23, 2020 be adopted as printed by Council Member Louis.      Not available
    4.MESSAGES & PAPERS FROM THE MAYOR      Not available
M 0253-2020 *  Rules, Privileges and ElectionsKenseth Armstead, appointment as a member of the NYC Art Commission, known as the Public Design Commission.Mayor's Message Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
M 0254-2020 *  Rules, Privileges and ElectionsDeborah Marton, appointment as a member of the NYC Art Commission, known as the Public Design Commission.Mayor's Message Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
    5.COMMUNICATIONS FROM CITY, COUNTY & BOROUGH OFFICES      Not available
M 0255-2020 *  Preconsidered - Rules, Privileges and ElectionsStanley Richards, New York City Board of CorrectionCommunication Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
M 0256-2020 *  Preconsidered - Rules, Privileges and ElectionsJosé M. Araujo, New York City Board of Elections.Communication Referred to Comm by Council  Action details 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      Not available
    10.REPORTS OF SPECIAL COMMITTEES - None      Not available
    11.REPORTS OF STANDING COMMITTEES      Not available
     REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON AGING      Not available
Int 2030-2020 *Margaret S. Chin Coupled on GOIncreasing the maximum income level qualifying for exemption for rent increases granted to certain senior citizens.IntroductionThis bill would extend the current income eligibility limits for the Senior Citizen Rent Increase Exemption and Disability Rent Increase Exemption until June 30, 2022.Approved by CouncilPass Action details Not available
     REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON CONSUMER AFFAIRS AND BUSINESS LICENSING      Not available
Int 2127-2020 AAntonio Reynoso Preconsidered - Amended and Coupled on GOExpiration of the outdoor dining program.IntroductionThe bill would extend the expiration of the City’s current outdoor dining program until September 30, 2021. That program would be replaced by a permanent program to allow for the use of roadway seating as outdoor dining areas. In addition, the bill would allow the use of portable electric and propane heaters in outdoor dining areas, subject to guidelines issued by the Fire Department.Approved by CouncilPass Action details Not available
     REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON HOUSING AND BUILDINGS      Not available
Int 2093-2020 *Robert E. Cornegy, Jr. Coupled on GOContinuation of the NYC rent stabilization law of 1969.IntroductionThis bill would extend the expiration date of the New York City Rent Stabilization Law of 1969 from April 1, 2021 to April 1, 2022.Approved by CouncilPass Action details Not available
     REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON LAND USE      Not available
LU 0658-2020 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.  Zoning, 50 Old Fulton Rezoning, Brooklyn (C 190011 ZMK)Land Use Application Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
Res 1446-2020 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr. Coupled on GOLU 658 - Zoning, 50 Old Fulton Rezoning, Brooklyn (C 190011 ZMK)Resolution Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
LU 0666-2020 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.  Landmarks, Weeksville NCP at Prospect Place, Brooklyn (C 200106 HAK)Land Use Application Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
Res 1447-2020 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr. Coupled on GOLU 666 - Landmarks, Weeksville NCP at Prospect Place, Brooklyn (C 200106 HAK)Resolution Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
LU 0667-2020 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.  Landmarks, Old Stanley - 641 Chauncey, Brooklyn (20205415 HAK)Land Use Application Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
Res 1448-2020 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr. Coupled on GOLU 667 - Landmarks, Old Stanley - 641 Chauncey, Brooklyn (20205415 HAK)Resolution Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
LU 0668-2020 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.  Landmarks, Old Stanley - 641 Chauncey, Brooklyn (C 200188 HAK)Land Use Application Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
Res 1449-2020 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr. Coupled on GOLU 668 - Landmarks, Old Stanley - 641 Chauncey, Brooklyn (C 200188 HAK)Resolution Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
LU 0669-2020 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.  Landmarks, Old Stanley II, Brooklyn (20205416 HAK)Land Use Application Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
Res 1450-2020 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr. Coupled on GOLU 669 - Landmarks, Old Stanley II, Brooklyn (20205416 HAK)Resolution Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
LU 0670-2020 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.  Landmarks, Open Door Bed Stuy Central & North I, Brooklyn (20205417 HAK)Land Use Application Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
Res 1451-2020 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr. Coupled on GOLU 670 - Landmarks, Open Door Bed Stuy Central & North I, Brooklyn (20205417 HAK)Resolution Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
LU 0671-2020 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.  Landmarks, Beth Hamedrash Hagodol Synagogue, Manhattan (20215002 HIM (N 210020 HIM))Land Use Application Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
Res 1452-2020 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr. Coupled on GOLU 671 - Landmarks, Beth Hamedrash Hagodol Synagogue, Manhattan (20215002 HIM (N 210020 HIM))Resolution Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
LU 0672-2020 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.  Landmarks, Alexander Hamilton House, aka Hamilton Grange, Manhattan (20215004 HIM (N 210019 HIM))Land Use Application Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
Res 1453-2020 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr. Coupled on GOLU 672 - Landmarks, Alexander Hamilton House, aka Hamilton Grange, Manhattan (20215004 HIM (N 210019 HIM))Resolution Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
LU 0673-2020 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.  Landmarks, Kingsland Homestead, Queens (20215003 HIQ (N 210018 HIQ))Land Use Application Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
Res 1454-2020 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr. Coupled on GOLU 673 - Landmarks, Kingsland Homestead, Queens (20215003 HIQ (N 210018 HIQ))Resolution Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
LU 0674-2020 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.  Zoning, Industry City, Brooklyn (C 190296 ZMK)Land Use Application Filed by CouncilPass Action details Not available
Res 1455-2020 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr. Coupled to be Filed Pursuant to Letter of WithdrawalLU 674 - Zoning, Industry City, Brooklyn (C 190296 ZMK)Resolution Filed by CouncilPass Action details Not available
LU 0675-2020 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.  Zoning, Industry City, Brooklyn (C 190297 ZSK)Land Use Application Filed by CouncilPass Action details Not available
Res 1456-2020 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr. Coupled to be Filed Pursuant to Letter of WithdrawalLU 675 - Zoning, Industry City, Brooklyn (C 190297 ZSK)Resolution Filed by CouncilPass Action details Not available
LU 0676-2020 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.  Zoning, Industry City, Brooklyn (N 190298 ZRK)Land Use Application Filed by CouncilPass Action details Not available
Res 1457-2020 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr. Coupled to be Filed Pursuant to Letter of WithdrawalLU 676 - Zoning, Industry City, Brooklyn (N 190298 ZRK)Resolution Filed by CouncilPass Action details Not available
LU 0677-2020 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.  Zoning, Industry City, Brooklyn (C 160146 MMK)Land Use Application Filed by CouncilPass Action details Not available
Res 1458-2020 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr. Coupled to be Filed Pursuant to Letter of WithdrawalLU 677 - Zoning, Industry City, Brooklyn (C 160146 MMK)Resolution Filed by CouncilPass Action details Not available
LU 0678-2020 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.  Zoning, 5914 Bay Parkway Rezoning, Brooklyn (C 190377 ZMK)Land Use Application Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
Res 1459-2020 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr. Coupled on GOLU 678 - Zoning, 5914 Bay Parkway Rezoning, Brooklyn (C 190377 ZMK)Resolution Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
LU 0679-2020 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.  Zoning, 5914 Bay Parkway Rezoning, Brooklyn (N 190378 ZRK)Land Use Application Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
Res 1460-2020 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr. Coupled on GOLU 679 - Zoning, 5914 Bay Parkway Rezoning, Brooklyn (N 190378 ZRK)Resolution Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
LU 0680-2020 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.  Zoning, 3 St. Mark’s Place, Manhattan (C 200077 ZSM)Land Use Application Disapproved by CouncilPass Action details Not available
Res 1461-2020 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr. Motion to DisapproveLU 680 - Zoning, 3 St. Mark’s Place, Manhattan (C 200077 ZSM)Resolution Disapproved by CouncilPass Action details Not available
LU 0681-2020 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.  Landmarks, Manida Street Historic District, Bronx (20205400 HKX (N 210006 HKX))Land Use Application Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
Res 1462-2020 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr. Coupled on GOLU 681 - Landmarks, Manida Street Historic District, Bronx (20205400 HKX (N 210006 HKX))Resolution Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
LU 0682-2020 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.  Zoning, 1510 Broadway, Brooklyn (N 200082 ZRK)Land Use Application Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
Res 1463-2020 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr. Coupled on GOLU 682 - Zoning, 1510 Broadway, Brooklyn (N 200082 ZRK)Resolution Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
LU 0683-2020 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.  Zoning, 1510 Broadway, Brooklyn (C 200083 PQK)Land Use Application Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
Res 1464-2020 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr. Coupled on GOLU 683 - Zoning, 1510 Broadway, Brooklyn (C 200083 PQK)Resolution Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
LU 0684-2020 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.  Zoning, 1510 Broadway, Brooklyn (C 200084 HAK)Land Use Application Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
Res 1465-2020 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr. Coupled on GOLU 684 - Zoning, 1510 Broadway, Brooklyn (C 200084 HAK)Resolution Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
LU 0685-2020 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.  Zoning, 1510 Broadway, Brooklyn (C 200085 ZMK)Land Use Application Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
Res 1466-2020 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr. Coupled on GOLU 685 - Zoning, 1510 Broadway, Brooklyn (C 200085 ZMK)Resolution Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
     REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON RULES, PRIVILEGES AND ELECTIONS      Not available
M 0255-2020 *   Stanley Richards, New York City Board of CorrectionCommunication Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
Res 1467-2020 *Karen Koslowitz Preconsidered - Coupled on GOM 255 - Stanley Richards, New York City Board of CorrectionResolution Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
M 0256-2020 *   José M. Araujo, New York City Board of Elections.Communication Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
Res 1468-2020 *Karen Koslowitz Preconsidered - Coupled on GOM 256 - José M. Araujo, New York City Board of Elections.Resolution Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
     REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON TRANSPORTATION      Not available
Int 1584-2019 AAdrienne E. Adams Amended and Coupled on GORequiring annual financial disclosure from each person who has any interest in a taxicab license.IntroductionThis bill would require any person who has any interest in a taxicab license to make annual financial disclosures to the Taxi and Limousine Commission, which would include information about income from and expenses related to each taxicab license, any loans secured by a taxicab license and any other interests the person filing the disclosure has in any taxi, livery, or for-hire vehicle business.Approved by CouncilPass Action details Not available
Int 1608-2019 AYdanis A. Rodriguez Amended and Coupled on GORequiring the taxi and limousine commission to evaluate the character and integrity of taxicab brokers, agents, and taxicab licensees.IntroductionThis bill would require the Taxi and Limousine Commission (TLC) to evaluate the character, honesty and integrity of taxicab brokers, agents and licensees when they submit a new license application or upon renewal of such application. TLC could deny or revoke the license of any applicant that makes misrepresentations on the application, commits fraud or otherwise violates any rules of the Commission.Approved by CouncilPass Action details Not available
Int 1610-2019 ARitchie J. Torres Amended and Coupled on GOCreation of an office of financial stability within the taxi and limousine commission.IntroductionThis bill would create an Office of Financial Stability within the Taxi and Limousine Commission. The Office would monitor and evaluate the financial stability of the taxicab industry. Each year, the Office would be required to issue a report including details its activities, an assessment of the financial stability of the taxicab industry, and any recommendations regarding the financial stability of the taxicab industry.Approved by CouncilPass Action details Not available
    12.GENERAL ORDERS CALENDAR      Not available
     COUPLED ON GENERAL ORDER CALENDAR      Not available
    ~coupledAGING      Not available
Int 2030-2020 *Margaret S. Chin~coupledGOIncreasing the maximum income level qualifying for exemption for rent increases granted to certain senior citizens.IntroductionThis bill would extend the current income eligibility limits for the Senior Citizen Rent Increase Exemption and Disability Rent Increase Exemption until June 30, 2022.   Action details Not available
    ~coupledCONSUMER AFFAIRS AND BUSINESS LICENSING      Not available
Int 2127-2020 AAntonio Reynoso~coupledPreconsidered - A and GOExpiration of the outdoor dining program.IntroductionThe bill would extend the expiration of the City’s current outdoor dining program until September 30, 2021. That program would be replaced by a permanent program to allow for the use of roadway seating as outdoor dining areas. In addition, the bill would allow the use of portable electric and propane heaters in outdoor dining areas, subject to guidelines issued by the Fire Department.   Action details Not available
    ~coupledHOUSING AND BUILDINGS      Not available
Int 2093-2020 *Robert E. Cornegy, Jr.~coupledGOContinuation of the NYC rent stabilization law of 1969.IntroductionThis bill would extend the expiration date of the New York City Rent Stabilization Law of 1969 from April 1, 2021 to April 1, 2022.   Action details Not available
    ~coupledLAND USE      Not available
Res 1446-2020 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.~coupledGOLU 658 - Zoning, 50 Old Fulton Rezoning, Brooklyn (C 190011 ZMK)Resolution    Action details Not available
Res 1447-2020 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.~coupledGOLU 666 - Landmarks, Weeksville NCP at Prospect Place, Brooklyn (C 200106 HAK)Resolution    Action details Not available
Res 1448-2020 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.~coupledGOLU 667 - Landmarks, Old Stanley - 641 Chauncey, Brooklyn (20205415 HAK)Resolution    Action details Not available
Res 1449-2020 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.~coupledGOLU 668 - Landmarks, Old Stanley - 641 Chauncey, Brooklyn (C 200188 HAK)Resolution    Action details Not available
Res 1450-2020 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.~coupledGOLU 669 - Landmarks, Old Stanley II, Brooklyn (20205416 HAK)Resolution    Action details Not available
Res 1451-2020 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.~coupledGOLU 670 - Landmarks, Open Door Bed Stuy Central & North I, Brooklyn (20205417 HAK)Resolution    Action details Not available
Res 1452-2020 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.~coupledGOLU 671 - Landmarks, Beth Hamedrash Hagodol Synagogue, Manhattan (20215002 HIM (N 210020 HIM))Resolution    Action details Not available
Res 1453-2020 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.~coupledGOLU 672 - Landmarks, Alexander Hamilton House, aka Hamilton Grange, Manhattan (20215004 HIM (N 210019 HIM))Resolution    Action details Not available
Res 1454-2020 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.~coupledGOLU 673 - Landmarks, Kingsland Homestead, Queens (20215003 HIQ (N 210018 HIQ))Resolution    Action details Not available
Res 1455-2020 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.~coupledFiledLU 674 - Zoning, Industry City, Brooklyn (C 190296 ZMK)Resolution    Action details Not available
Res 1456-2020 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.~coupledFiledLU 675 - Zoning, Industry City, Brooklyn (C 190297 ZSK)Resolution    Action details Not available
Res 1457-2020 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.~coupledFiledLU 676 - Zoning, Industry City, Brooklyn (N 190298 ZRK)Resolution    Action details Not available
Res 1458-2020 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.~coupledFiledLU 677 - Zoning, Industry City, Brooklyn (C 160146 MMK)Resolution    Action details Not available
Res 1459-2020 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.~coupledGOLU 678 - Zoning, 5914 Bay Parkway Rezoning, Brooklyn (C 190377 ZMK)Resolution    Action details Not available
Res 1460-2020 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.~coupledGOLU 679 - Zoning, 5914 Bay Parkway Rezoning, Brooklyn (N 190378 ZRK)Resolution    Action details Not available
Res 1461-2020 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.~coupledDisapprovedLU 680 - Zoning, 3 St. Mark’s Place, Manhattan (C 200077 ZSM)Resolution    Action details Not available
Res 1462-2020 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.~coupledGOLU 681 - Landmarks, Manida Street Historic District, Bronx (20205400 HKX (N 210006 HKX))Resolution    Action details Not available
Res 1463-2020 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.~coupledGOLU 682 - Zoning, 1510 Broadway, Brooklyn (N 200082 ZRK)Resolution    Action details Not available
Res 1464-2020 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.~coupledGOLU 683 - Zoning, 1510 Broadway, Brooklyn (C 200083 PQK)Resolution    Action details Not available
Res 1465-2020 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.~coupledGOLU 684 - Zoning, 1510 Broadway, Brooklyn (C 200084 HAK)Resolution    Action details Not available
Res 1466-2020 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.~coupledGOLU 685 - Zoning, 1510 Broadway, Brooklyn (C 200085 ZMK)Resolution    Action details Not available
    ~coupledRULES, PRIVILEGES AND ELECTIONS      Not available
Res 1467-2020 *Karen Koslowitz~coupledPreconsidered – GOM 255 - Stanley Richards, New York City Board of CorrectionResolution    Action details Not available
Res 1468-2020 *Karen Koslowitz~coupledPreconsidered – GOM 256 - José M. Araujo, New York City Board of Elections.Resolution    Action details Not available
    ~coupledTRANSPORTATION      Not available
Int 1584-2019 AAdrienne E. Adams~coupledA and GORequiring annual financial disclosure from each person who has any interest in a taxicab license.IntroductionThis bill would require any person who has any interest in a taxicab license to make annual financial disclosures to the Taxi and Limousine Commission, which would include information about income from and expenses related to each taxicab license, any loans secured by a taxicab license and any other interests the person filing the disclosure has in any taxi, livery, or for-hire vehicle business.   Action details Not available
Int 1608-2019 AYdanis A. Rodriguez~coupledA and GORequiring the taxi and limousine commission to evaluate the character and integrity of taxicab brokers, agents, and taxicab licensees.IntroductionThis bill would require the Taxi and Limousine Commission (TLC) to evaluate the character, honesty and integrity of taxicab brokers, agents and licensees when they submit a new license application or upon renewal of such application. TLC could deny or revoke the license of any applicant that makes misrepresentations on the application, commits fraud or otherwise violates any rules of the Commission.   Action details Not available
Int 1610-2019 ARitchie J. Torres~coupledA and GOCreation of an office of financial stability within the taxi and limousine commission.IntroductionThis bill would create an Office of Financial Stability within the Taxi and Limousine Commission. The Office would monitor and evaluate the financial stability of the taxicab industry. Each year, the Office would be required to issue a report including details its activities, an assessment of the financial stability of the taxicab industry, and any recommendations regarding the financial stability of the taxicab industry.   Action details Not available
    ~coupledGENERAL ORDER CALENDAR      Not available
          Pass Not available
    13.INTRODUCTION & READING OF BILLS (SEE BELOW)      Not available
    14.DISCUSSION OF RESOLUTIONS      Not available
    15.RESOLUTIONS – None      Not available
    16.GENERAL DISCUSSION      Not available
    17.EXTENSION OF REMARKS      Not available
     INTRODUCTION AND READING OF BILLS      Not available
Int 2105-2020 *Diana Ayala ~SPONSORPublic SafetyProhibiting the police department from collecting DNA from a minor without consent from a parent, legal guardian or attorney.IntroductionThis bill would prohibit any member of the NYPD from collecting a DNA sample from a minor prior to the lawful arrest of such minor without the consent of the minor’s parent, legal guardian or attorney. The prohibition would not apply where the sample is abandoned at the scene of an alleged criminal offense and is not collected directly from the minor, or where the sample is collected from a minor who is alleged to be the victim of a criminal offense.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 2106-2020 *Joseph C. Borelli~SPONSORGovernmental OperationsChanging the amount of public matching funds available for the election cycle ending in 2021, and the repeal thereof.IntroductionThis bill would reduce the public matching funds available for the election cycle ending in 2021 to one dollar for each one dollar of matchable contributions. The reduction in public matching funds would not apply to elections that end after December 31, 2021.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 2107-2020 *Justin L. Brannan~SPONSORSmall BusinessRequiring a clause in commercial leases that obligates the parties to engage in good faith negotiations during certain states of emergency.IntroductionThis bill would require parties, contracting to rent commercial property or with existing commercial leases, to engage in “good faith” efforts to negotiate toward a rent concession if the tenant’s business is required to close pursuant to an order issued as a result of a state of emergency.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Res 1440-2020 *Justin L. Brannan~SPONSORFinanceEliminate the cap on assessment increases for Class 1 dwellings valued at more than $3,000,000 where the owners have a gross household income not exceeding $250,000. (S.5324)Resolution Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 2108-2020 *Fernando Cabrera ~SPONSORPublic SafetyIncreasing penalties for damages to houses of religious worship.IntroductionThis bill would increase the minimum fine for a violation of the section from five hundred dollars to one thousand dollars.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 2109-2020 *Margaret S. Chin~SPONSORGeneral WelfareRequiring the dept of homeless services to report on seniors that move into shelters from a nursing home, long term care facility or other adult care facility or program.IntroductionThis bill would require the Department of Homeless Services to report information on how many seniors are moving into shelters from a nursing home, long term care facility, or other adult care facility or program, including what borough and community district they are being discharged to.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 2110-2020 *Andrew Cohen~SPONSORSmall BusinessProviding training and education to small businesses on compliance with the americans with disabilities act.IntroductionThis bill would clarify that the Department of Small Business Services (SBS) is required to provide small businesses with business services, including training and education, on the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). Specifically, SBS would be required to make available informational materials customized for the unique needs of various types of small businesses, including those being formed, those in operation that are and are not the subject of a lawsuit alleging a violation of the ADA, and contractors that make physical modifications to properties to make them more accessible; as well as to help small businesses create a survey and plan for making their commercial spaces more accessible. The bill also requires SBS to include in their annual report a detailed description of the education and assistance provided to small businesses with regard to ADA compliance in the preceding fiscal year, the total number of staff who provided such education and assistance, and the total number of people who participated in the training and education provided by SBS related to ADA compliance.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Res 1441-2020 *Robert E. Cornegy, Jr.~SPONSORPublic SafetyClassifying falsely reported incidents as hate crimes. (A.3566)Resolution Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 2111-2020 *Laurie A. Cumbo~SPONSORPublic SafetyRequiring the law dept to report additional information about civil actions against the police dept.IntroductionThis bill would require the Law Department to report additional information about resolutions in civil cases filed against the New York City Police Department (NYPD). The Law Department would report the number of hours spent defending NYPD, whether it filed a motion to dismiss or motion for summary judgment, and whether it raised qualified immunity.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 2112-2020 *Laurie A. Cumbo~SPONSORPublic SafetyMaking public the disciplinary records of police department leadership.IntroductionThis bill would require the Inspector General for the Police Department to make public the disciplinary records of leadership in the New York City Police Department by submitting such records to the Council and by posting such records on the Department of Investigation’s website. This bill would also require the Inspector General for the Police Department to review such records and to submit a report to the Council, as well as to post such report on the Department of Investigation’s website, that summarizes instances of substantiated misconduct and related disciplinary measures documented in such records.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 2113-2020 *Laurie A. Cumbo~SPONSORPublic SafetyCultural competency training for police officer candidates, trainees and new police officers.IntroductionThis bill would require all new police officers to undergo 90 hours of cultural competency training, commencing July 1, 2021. Thirty hours would be required to be completed prior to sitting for the police officer’s exam and would be completed with a cultural competency organization which serves the covered group that filed the most complaints to the Civilian Complaint Review Board (“CCRB”) in the past year. Thirty hours would be required to be completed as part of a police trainee’s academy training and would be completed with a cultural competency organization which serves the covered group that filed the most complaints to the CCRB in the past year. Thirty hours would be required to be completed within one year of an officer being assigned to a precinct and would be completed with a cultural competency organization which serves one of the top three largest covered groups that resides in the officer’s assigned precinct.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 2114-2020 *Laurie A. Cumbo~SPONSORTransportationRequiring a percentage of taxis and for-hire-vehicles to be equipped with child restraint systems.IntroductionThis bill would require a percentage of taxis and for-hire vehicles to include child car seats. It would also require that operators of high-volume for-hire services require that twenty percent of vehicles operated through the service provide child car seats.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Res 1442-2020 *Laurie A. Cumbo~SPONSOREducationDOE to provide public schools with a curriculum about the history of slavery in NYS and NYC and to ensure that the curriculum offered includes the history of freed enslaved people who founded local communities across NYC.Resolution Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 2115-2020 *Daniel Dromm ~SPONSORWomen and Gender EquityGender and racial equity training.IntroductionThis bill would amend the New York City Charter to expand the number of New York City agencies required to provide all of their employees with trainings on implicit bias, discrimination, cultural competency and structural inequity. The training required would address inequities with respect to gender, race and sexual orientation, and how these factors impact the work of such agencies. As a conforming amendment, this bill would also repeal the existing equity training requirement for City employees in section 3-161 of the Administrative Code of the City of New York, which was enacted to apply only with respect to certain specified City agencies. The new provision would expand on the existing training requirement to apply to many more City agencies and would be located in the New York City Charter, to be placed with other existing provisions on citywide employee training requirements.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 2116-2020 *Robert F. Holden~SPONSORPublic SafetyRepeal of section 10-181 of such code relating to unlawful methods of restraint during an arrest or attempted arrest.IntroductionThis bill would remove a prohibition on police officers from using a chokehold or compressing a person’s diaphragm while making or attempting to make an arrest. This bill would be retroactive to July 15, 2020.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 2117-2020 *Keith Powers ~SPONSORGovernmental OperationsRequiring the posting of mayoral executive orders online within 24 hours of execution.IntroductionThis bill would require that all mayoral executive orders issued on or after July 1, 2021 be provided to the Council and posted online within 24 hours of execution.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 2118-2020 *Keith Powers ~SPONSORGovernmental OperationsPress CredentialsIntroductionThis bill would give the Department of Citywide Administrative Services (DCAS) sole authority to issue, suspend and revoke press credentials. DCAS would be required to establish rules setting forth the procedures and criteria for applications for press credential and suspension and revocation of press credentials, including procedures for appealing a suspension, revocation or denial of application. Press credentials previously issued by the Police Department would remain in effect until their expiration date or until 180 days after the effective date of this local law, whichever is later.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 2119-2020 *Public Advocate Jumaane Williams~SPONSORHealthRequiring the dept of health and mental hygiene to report on training for medical care for transgender and gender non-conforming persons.IntroductionThis bill would require the Commissioner of Health and Mental Hygiene to report on training provided by hospitals to medical staff on medical care for transgender and gender non-conforming persons, including training on medical needs common to transgender and gender non-conforming-specific patients, medical and surgical treatment, and treatment and care related to social and medical transitions.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 2120-2020 *Public Advocate Jumaane Williams~SPONSORHealthSignage regarding transgender rights and services at hospitals.IntroductionThis bill would require the Department of Health and Mental Hygiene (DOHMH) to distribute signs on an individual’s right to be referred to by a preferred name, title, gender and pronoun to every hospital in the city. This bill would also require DOHMH to establish guidance to encourage hospitals to list and conspicuously post the transgender-specific services offered by each hospital, and would require DOHMH to post such guidance on its website.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 2121-2020 *Public Advocate Jumaane Williams~SPONSORHousing and BuildingsIncreasing penalties for violations issued by HPD and requiring HPD maintain a certification of correction watch list and prohibiting any listed landlord from certifying correction of violations in multiple dwellings without an inspection.IntroductionThis bill would increase the penalties for many violations issued by the Department of Housing Preservation and Development (HPD). In addition, HPD would be required to annually create a certification of correction watch list. Any owner on the certification of correction watch list would be prohibited from certifying correction of any violation in a multiple dwelling unless HPD has verified by inspection that the violation has actually been corrected.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 2122-2020 *Public Advocate Jumaane Williams~SPONSORHousing and BuildingsResponding to complaints filed about immediately hazardous and hazardous conditions in multiple dwellings.IntroductionThis bill would require the Department of Housing Preservation and Development (HPD), to respond to complaints received about an immediately hazardous condition within 5 hours or about a hazardous condition within 48 hours of the complaint being received for a multiple dwelling unit.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 2123-2020 *Public Advocate Jumaane Williams~SPONSORSanitation and Solid Waste ManagementProhibiting food packaging containing perfluoroalkyl and polyfluoroalkyl substances from being labeled with the term compostable.IntroductionThis bill would prohibit the distribution or sale of food packaging that contains chemicals known as perfluoroalkyl and polyfluoroalkyl substances from being labeled as “compostable.” Anyone found to have violated this prohibition may be subject to a civil penalty administered by the Department of Sanitation.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 2124-2020 *Public Advocate Jumaane Williams~SPONSORContractsRequiring a specification for hazard pay in solicitations for certain emergency procurements made during a state of emergency related to the outbreak of a communicable disease.IntroductionThis bill would require city agencies to include a specification for hazard pay in solicitations for certain kinds of emergency procurements. Specifically, this bill covers solicitations for client services—for example, homeless and foster care services—that an agency makes during a state of emergency related to the outbreak of a communicable disease. Hazard pay would amount to time and one-half of a worker’s regular rate of pay and would be available only to those who must report for work in person during such state of emergency.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 2125-2020 *Public Advocate Jumaane Williams~SPONSORFire and Emergency ManagementDevelopment of informational guidance regarding the safe reopening and operation of NYC businesses in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, and the expiration and repeal thereof.IntroductionThis bill would require the Commissioner of Emergency Management, in consultation with the Commissioner of Small Business Services, the Commissioner of Health and Mental Hygiene and other agency heads with relevant expertise, to develop informational guidance for the purpose of facilitating and supporting the safe reopening of New York city businesses to prevent the spread of COVID-19 and infections caused by COVID-19. Such informational guidance is intended to be used as a planning resource for operators and owners of New York city businesses.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 2126-2020 *Public Advocate Jumaane Williams~SPONSORSmall BusinessDept of small business services to report on the impact of COVID-19 on small businesses.IntroductionThis bill would require the Department of Small Business Services to submit to the Mayor, the Council and the Public Advocate a report on the impact of COVID-19 on small businesses citywide, including information regarding revenues lost, jobs eliminated, and businesses permanently closed.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Res 1443-2020 *Public Advocate Jumaane Williams~SPONSORCivil Service and LaborCreating the “Heroes’ Fund” to provide hazard pay to employees required to work on-site during COVID-19.Resolution Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 2127-2020 AAntonio Reynoso~SPONSORPreconsidered - Consumer Affairs and Business LicensingExpiration of the outdoor dining program.IntroductionThe bill would extend the expiration of the City’s current outdoor dining program until September 30, 2021. That program would be replaced by a permanent program to allow for the use of roadway seating as outdoor dining areas. In addition, the bill would allow the use of portable electric and propane heaters in outdoor dining areas, subject to guidelines issued by the Fire Department.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 2128-2020 *Ben Kallos~SPONSORGovernmental OperationsEstablishing an office of bias data analytics.IntroductionThis bill would establish an Office of Bias Data Analytics within the New York City Department of Investigation. The Office would be responsible for working with city agencies to promote transparency in agency actions and decision-making, and analyzing data to make determinations about whether an agency’s actions were discriminatory.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Res 1444-2020 *Carlina Rivera ~SPONSORPublic SafetyAllow convictions for Loitering for the Purpose of Engaging in a Prostitution Offense (PL § 240.37) to be sealed and have the law apply retroactively.Resolution Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 2129-2020 *Ydanis A. Rodriguez~SPONSORHealthAllowing a local community board to review the opening and operation of new non-tobacco hookah establishments.IntroductionThis bill would require that community boards have the opportunity to review new non-tobacco hookah establishment permit applications that are submitted to the Department of Health and Mental Hygiene (DOHMH). It would also remove the restriction on opening new non-tobacco hookah establishments.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 2130-2020 *Helen K. Rosenthal~SPONSORGovernmental OperationsProviding notice regarding student loan forgiveness programs to certain employees and applicants for employment.IntroductionThis bill would require the Department of Citywide Administrative Services, in consultation with the Office of Labor Policy and Standards (“OLPS”), to prepare a notice for employees and job applicants regarding the availability of federal and state student loan forgiveness programs. City agencies would provide the notice to agency employees and job applicants, and OLPS would make the notice available to employers in New York City to provide to employees and job applicants.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 2131-2020 *Helen K. Rosenthal~SPONSORWomen and Gender EquityEstablishing a working group, feasibility study and pilot program on using community locations to provide domestic violence survivors access to the internet.IntroductionThis bill would establish a two-year pilot program in at least two boroughs to use community locations to provide domestic violence survivors access to the internet. In establishing the program, a working group, consisting of the Director of the Mayor’s Office to End Domestic and Gender-Based Violence and six representatives of community-based domestic violence organizations, would conduct a feasibility study and produce a report. The Director would be required to establish the pilot program, based on the recommendations in the feasibility report. The working group would produce two reports on the pilot program, a progress report and a final report, which would provide the number of participants, the information that participants accessed, feedback, implementation challenges, and recommendations on expansion.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 2132-2020 *Helen K. Rosenthal~SPONSORWomen and Gender EquityRequiring signage in shelters regarding feminine hygiene products.IntroductionThis bill would require temporary shelters to post signs informing shelter residents of the availability of feminine hygiene products. Signage would be placed in a conspicuous location, accessible to all residents, in the designated citywide languages.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 2133-2020 *Helen K. Rosenthal~SPONSORWomen and Gender EquityResources for survivors of sexual offenses.IntroductionThis bill would codify the police department working group on sexual assault cases. The working group would include eight representatives from the police department and eight representatives from community based organizations and advocacy groups. The working group would be tasked with crafting a sexual assault survivor’s bill of rights, and would also develop a list of best practices for the special victims division to put in place for handling cases. The best practices would include recommendations about communication with survivors, information on mental health resources, and a recommendation to distribute the survivor’s bill of rights. The working group would continue to meet every three months to discuss and reform how sexual assault cases are handled.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 2134-2020 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.~SPONSORPreconsidered - Consumer Affairs and Business LicensingPreparation of plans in connection with petitions for revocable consents for sidewalk cafes.IntroductionCurrently, an application for a sidewalk café must be accompanied by a drawing plan of the proposed layout. That drawing must be prepared by licensed architect or engineer. This bill would allow sidewalk café applicants to self-prepare such plans.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Res 1445-2020 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.~SPONSORPreconsidered - Zoning and FranchisesAuthorizing resolution submitted by the Mayor pursuant to Section 363 of the Charter for the granting of franchises for the provision of telecommunications services.Resolution Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
LU 0688-2020 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.~SPONSORPreconsidered - Landmarks, Public Sitings and DispositionsLandmarks, 505 West 134th Street Cluster, Manhattan (20215006)Land Use Application Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
LU 0688-2020 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.  Landmarks, 505 West 134th Street Cluster, Manhattan (20215006)Land Use Application Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
LU 0689-2020 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.~SPONSORPreconsidered - Zoning and FranchisesZoning, 110-40 Saultell Avenue Rezoning, Queens (C 200103 ZMQ)Land Use Application Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
LU 0689-2020 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.  Zoning, 110-40 Saultell Avenue Rezoning, Queens (C 200103 ZMQ)Land Use Application Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
LU 0690-2020 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.~SPONSORPreconsidered - Zoning and FranchisesZoning, 110-40 Saultell Avenue Rezoning, Queens (N 200104 ZRQ)Land Use Application Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
LU 0690-2020 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.  Zoning, 110-40 Saultell Avenue Rezoning, Queens (N 200104 ZRQ)Land Use Application Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available