Meeting Name: City Council Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 3/24/2022 1:30 PM Minutes status: Final  
Meeting location: HYBRID HEARING - Council Chambers - City Hall
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    1.ROLL CALL      Roll call Not available
    2.INVOCATION - Delivered by Pastor Rev. Dr. Lynn R. Sexton, Sacred Fellowship Ministries, located at 2519 Atlantic Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11207. Motion to spread the Invocation in full upon the record by Council Member Nurse.      Not available
    3.ADOPTION OF MINUTES - Motion that the Minutes of the Stated Meeting of February 24, 2022 be adopted as printed by Council Member Powers.      Not available
    4.MESSAGES & PAPERS FROM THE MAYOR      Not available
M 0039-2022 *  Received, Ordered, Printed and FiledMr. Kai-Ki Wong, New York City Districting CommissionMayor's Message Rcvd, Ord, Prnt, Fld by Council  Action details Not available
M 0040-2022 *  Received, Ordered, Printed and FiledMr. Dennis M. Walcott, New York City Districting CommissionMayor's Message Rcvd, Ord, Prnt, Fld by Council  Action details Not available
M 0041-2022 *  Received, Ordered, Printed and FiledMsgr. Kevin Sullivan, New York City Districting CommissionMayor's Message Rcvd, Ord, Prnt, Fld by Council  Action details Not available
M 0042-2022 *  Received, Ordered, Printed and FiledMs. Lisa A. Sorin, New York City Districting CommissionMayor's Message Rcvd, Ord, Prnt, Fld by Council  Action details Not available
M 0043-2022 *  Received, Ordered, Printed and FiledMr. Joshua A. Schneps, New York City Districting CommissionMayor's Message Rcvd, Ord, Prnt, Fld by Council  Action details Not available
M 0044-2022 *  Received, Ordered, Printed and FiledMs. Maria T. Mateo, New York City Districting CommissionMayor's Message Rcvd, Ord, Prnt, Fld by Council  Action details Not available
M 0045-2022 *  Received, Ordered, Printed and FiledHon. Marilyn D. Go, New York City Districting CommissionMayor's Message Rcvd, Ord, Prnt, Fld by Council  Action details 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      Not available
    10.REPORTS OF SPECIAL COMMITTEES - None      Not available
    11.REPORTS OF STANDING COMMITTEES      Not available
     REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON FINANCE      Not available
Res 0079-2022 *Justin L. Brannan Preconsidered - Coupled on General OrdersSutphin Boulevard Business Improvement DistrictResolution Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
LU 0031-2022 *Justin L. Brannan  Southern & Willis.YR15.FY22, Block 2268, Lot 13, Block 2285, Lots 1, 2, and 3, Block 2683, Lot 90; Bronx, Community Districts No. 1 and 2, Council District No. 8.Land Use Application Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
Res 0100-2022 *Justin L. Brannan Preconsidered - Coupled on General OrdersLU 31 - Southern & Willis.YR15.FY22, Block 2268, Lot 13, Block 2285, Lots 1, 2, and 3, Block 2683, Lot 90; Bronx, Community Districts No. 1 and 2, Council District No. 8.Resolution Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
     REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON LAND USE      Not available
LU 0013-2022 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.  Landmarks, Castle III 107-111 East 123rd Street, Manhattan (C 220059 ZSM)Land Use Application Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
Res 0101-2022 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr. Coupled on General OrdersLU 13 - Landmarks, Castle III 107-111 East 123rd Street, Manhattan (C 220059 ZSM)Resolution Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
LU 0014-2022 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.  Landmarks, Castle III 107-111 East 123rd Street, Manhattan (C 220060 HAM)Land Use Application Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
Res 0102-2022 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr. Coupled on General OrdersLU 14 - Landmarks, Castle III 107-111 East 123rd Street, Manhattan (C 220060 HAM)Resolution Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
LU 0015-2022 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.  Landmarks, ENY URP 5th Amendment, Brooklyn (C 220102 HUK)Land Use Application Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
Res 0103-2022 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr. Coupled on General OrdersLU 15 - Landmarks, ENY URP 5th Amendment, Brooklyn (C 220102 HUK)Resolution Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
LU 0016-2022 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr. Approved with Modifications and Referred to the City Planning Commission pursuant to Section 197-(d) of the New York City Charter.Zoning, 97-04 Sutphin Boulevard Rezoning, Queens (C 210213 ZMQ)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 0017-2022 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr. Approved with Modifications and Referred to the City Planning Commission pursuant to Section 197-(d) of the New York City Charter.Zoning, 97-04 Sutphin Boulevard Rezoning, Queens (N 210214 ZRQ)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 0026-2022 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr. Approved with Modifications and Referred to the City Planning Commission pursuant to Section 197-(d) of the New York City Charter.Zoning, 98-81 QUEENS BOULEVARD REZONING, Queens (C 210161 ZMQ)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 0027-2022 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr. Approved with Modifications and Referred to the City Planning Commission pursuant to Section 197-(d) of the New York City Charter.Zoning, 98-81 QUEENS BOULEVARD REZONING, Queens (C 210162 ZRQ)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 0028-2022 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.  Landmarks, Belmont Cove Technical Correction, Bronx (G 220011 CCX)Land Use Application Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
Res 0104-2022 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr. Coupled on General OrdersLU 28 - Landmarks, Belmont Cove Technical Correction, Bronx (G 220011 CCX)Resolution Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
    12.GENERAL ORDERS CALENDAR      Not available
T2022-0001 *  Coupled on General OrdersCommissioner of DeedsCommissioner of Deeds Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
     COUPLED ON GENERAL ORDERS CALENDAR      Not available
    ~coupledFINANCE      Not available
Res 0079-2022 *Justin L. Brannan~coupledPreconsidered – GOSutphin Boulevard Business Improvement DistrictResolution    Action details Not available
Res 0100-2022 *Justin L. Brannan~coupledPreconsidered – GOLU 31 - Southern & Willis.YR15.FY22, Block 2268, Lot 13, Block 2285, Lots 1, 2, and 3, Block 2683, Lot 90; Bronx, Community Districts No. 1 and 2, Council District No. 8.Resolution    Action details Not available
    ~coupledLAND USE      Not available
Res 0101-2022 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.~coupledGOLU 13 - Landmarks, Castle III 107-111 East 123rd Street, Manhattan (C 220059 ZSM)Resolution    Action details Not available
Res 0102-2022 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.~coupledGOLU 14 - Landmarks, Castle III 107-111 East 123rd Street, Manhattan (C 220060 HAM)Resolution    Action details Not available
Res 0103-2022 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.~coupledGOLU 15 - Landmarks, ENY URP 5th Amendment, Brooklyn (C 220102 HUK)Resolution    Action details Not available
Res 0104-2022 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.~coupledGOLU 28 - Landmarks, Belmont Cove Technical Correction, Bronx (G 220011 CCX)Resolution    Action details Not available
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T2022-0001 * ~coupledGOCommissioner of DeedsCommissioner of Deeds    Action details Not available
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    13.INTRODUCTION & READING OF BILLS (SEE BELOW)      Not available
    14.DISCUSSION OF RESOLUTIONS      Not available
    15.RESOLUTIONS      Not available
Res 0024-2022 *Crystal Hudson Adopted by the Committee on Civil Service and LaborFair Pay for Home Care Act. (S.5374-A/A.6329-A)Resolution Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
Res 0025-2022 *Mercedes Narcisse Adopted by the Committee on Women and Gender EquityExpand eligibility for victims and survivors of crime to access victim compensation funds. (A.8619A/S.7573)Resolution Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
Res 0055-2022 AAdrienne E. Adams Amended and Adopted by the Committee on Sanitation and Solid Waste ManagementEstablish an Extended Producer Responsibility system for packaging and printed paper.Resolution Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
    16.GENERAL DISCUSSION      Not available
    17.EXTENSION OF REMARKS      Not available
     INTRODUCTION AND READING OF BILLS      Not available
Res 0077-2022 *Alexa Avilés ~SPONSORHousing and BuildingsReinstating and extending the eviction moratorium.Resolution Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0090-2022 *Diana I. Ayala~SPONSORCriminal JusticeRequiring the department of correction to utilize zero emission vehicles.IntroductionThis bill would prohibit the Department of Correction from utilizing vehicles that are not zero emission.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0091-2022 *Diana I. Ayala~SPONSOREducationRequiring the DOE to create an online portal to facilitate the comparison of funding and spending across schools.IntroductionThis bill would require the Department of Education to create a web portal for the purpose of facilitating the comparison of citywide funding and spending data on a per-school, per-student basis.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0092-2022 *Diana I. Ayala~SPONSORGeneral WelfareCreation of an advisory board for accessibility at shelters.IntroductionThis bill would require the Department of Homeless Services (DHS) to create an accessibility advisory board to advise the Mayor and the Council on issues relating to accessibility in City shelters. The bill would also require the advisory board to submit an annual report on its review and recommendations.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0093-2022 *Diana I. Ayala~SPONSORSmall BusinessRegulation of commercial rent.IntroductionThe proposed legislation would establish a system of commercial rent registration and regulation applicable to retail stores of 10,000 square feet or less, manufacturing establishments of 25,000 square feet or less, and professional, services or other offices of 10,000 square feet or less. The Mayor would appoint a nine-member Commercial Rent Guidelines Board responsible for annually establishing guidelines and the rate of rent adjustments for covered commercial spaces.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0094-2022 *Diana I. Ayala~SPONSOREducationReporting on dress code policies in New York City schools.IntroductionThis legislation would require the Department of Education (DOE) to report on dress code policies in DOE schools, including information about whether schools have dress code policies, what those policies contain, including disciplinary provisions, whether those dress codes are posted to school websites, and information on dress code disciplinary violations.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Res 0078-2022 *Diana I. Ayala~SPONSOREducationProvide that the absence of a minor from school due to mental or behavioral health shall be permitted. (S.563/A.1869)Resolution Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0095-2022 *Justin L. Brannan~SPONSORFire and Emergency ManagementRequiring the commissioner of emergency management to report on the city’s preparedness and response to citywide public health emergencies.IntroductionThis bill would require the Commissioner of New York City Emergency Management to submit an annual report to the Council describing the City’s preparation for, and response to, any state disaster emergency or local state of emergency declared in relation to an infectious disease that affects the City’s public health. The report would include: a description of any actions taken in preparation for, during, and immediately after such incident by or on behalf of the City, a list of all city agencies, offices, or private entities that were involved in the City’s emergency response, a description of the city’s current public healthcare workforce and ways to improve medical surge capacity, and guidelines for notifying and communicating with the public and City officials during a local public health emergency.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0096-2022 *Justin L. Brannan~SPONSORHealthProviding vision testing and eyeglasses to low-income individuals.IntroductionThis bill would require the Department of Health and Mental Hygiene to establish a program to provide vision testing and eyeglasses to residents of the City whose annual gross household income is within 250 percent of the federal poverty level.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0097-2022 *Justin L. Brannan~SPONSORParks and RecreationCreation of a citywide wildlife management plan.IntroductionThis bill would create a wildlife management advisory board to develop a citywide wildlife management plan, to analyze wildlife management issues and recommend policies to preserve and promote biological diversity and the humane treatment of wildlife. All agencies would be required to consider the effect of their actions on wildlife and an annual report would be released by the Department of Parks and Recreation updating the status of ongoing wildlife management problems.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0098-2022 *Justin L. Brannan~SPONSORPublic SafetyReimbursing small nonpublic schools for the cost of security guard services.IntroductionThe proposed bill would amend Local Law 2 of 2016 to allow for reimbursement for school security guards in nonpublic schools with fewer than 300 students. The proposed bill would also amend Local Law 2 of 2016 to increase the total annual amount of reimbursements authorized to $39,300,000.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0099-2022 *Justin L. Brannan~SPONSORPublic SafetyEstablishing a program to provide public notification of school emergencies.IntroductionThe bill would require the City to establish an alert system to notify the public of emergencies that require law enforcement at schools.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0100-2022 *Justin L. Brannan~SPONSORSanitation and Solid Waste ManagementExempting or partially exempting seniors and certain persons with disabilities from penalties for failing to remove snow or ice from sidewalks, crosswalks, curbs and other locations.IntroductionThe bill would require the Department of Sanitation to establish a program to assist seniors and persons with disabilities with snow removal from sidewalks abutting buildings such individuals own, lease or occupy. It would also reduce the fines by at least 50 percent for seniors and persons with disabilities who fail to remove snow from these sidewalks.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0101-2022 *Justin L. Brannan~SPONSORTransportation and InfrastructureRequiring the placement of temporary priority regulatory signs at intersections within one hour of a report of an inoperable traffic control signal.IntroductionThis bill would require the Department of Transportation to place temporary priority regulatory signs, such as a stop sign or yield sign, at roadway intersections within an hour of a reported traffic control signal outage or malfunction. The Department of Transportation is currently required to arrive at intersections and access traffic control signals within two hours of a reported outage or malfunction, but not to implement alternative traffic control measures unless signal repair or replacement will take greater than twenty-four hours. Requiring the placement of temporary signage within an hour rather than waiting up to twenty-four hours for alternative traffic control measures could significantly reduce the risk of pedestrian injury and vehicular collisions at intersections with malfunctioning traffic control signals.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0102-2022 *Justin L. Brannan~SPONSOREnvironmental ProtectionRequiring the department of environmental protection to post a map of green roofs online.IntroductionThis bill would require the Department of Environmental Protection to post on its website a map of all green roofs in the city. The map would also include some information about each green roof, including the type of building, the area of the roof and the area covered by the green roof system, the capacity of the green roof to absorb water and the function or functions of the green roof.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0103-2022 *Justin L. Brannan~SPONSORFinanceSutphin Boulevard Business Improvement DistrictIntroductionThis bill would authorize the Sutphin Boulevard business improvement district to increase the amount it expends annually, extend its boundaries, provide additional services and the modify of existing services, and change the method of assessment upon which the district charge is based as set forth in the BID’s amended district plan.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Res 0079-2022 *Justin L. Brannan~SPONSORPreconsidered - FinanceSutphin Boulevard Business Improvement DistrictResolution Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Res 0080-2022 *Justin L. Brannan~SPONSORHousing and BuildingsIncreasing the supply and affordability of certain housing and to adjust the calculations of area median income for purposes of Federal low-income housing assistance, and for other purposes.Resolution Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Res 0081-2022 *Justin L. Brannan~SPONSORResiliency and WaterfrontsAmending the Stafford Act to proactively fund the planning and construction of FEMA and HUD coastal resiliency projects.Resolution Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Res 0082-2022 *Justin L. Brannan~SPONSORFire and Emergency ManagementPermanently staff all FDNY engine companies with five firefighters and an officer at the outset of each tour.Resolution Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0104-2022 *Oswald Feliz~SPONSORHousing and BuildingsDefining the term self-closing door.IntroductionThis bill would add a definition for the term “self-closing door” as it is used within the Housing Maintenance Code.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0105-2022 *Oswald Feliz~SPONSORHousing and BuildingsHousing and fire safety.IntroductionThis bill would reduce the amount of time for a landlord to correct a violation to keep or maintain self-closing doors from 21 days to 14 days. Once the 14 day window has run, it also requires inspection by the Department of Housing Preservation and Development within 20 days, regardless of whether the owner has submitted a certification of correction. It establishes a civil penalty range of $250-$500 for violation of the self-closing door requirement. It would also increase civil penalties for false certification of correction of class B and class C violations of the Housing Maintenance Code. Finally, this bill would clarify that all doors providing access to interior corridors or stairs in R-1 and R-2 occupancy groups must be self-closing or equipped with a device that will ensure such doors close shut and are latched.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Res 0083-2022 *James F. Gennaro~SPONSOREducationMayor's office and NYC DOE to recognize and observe the important Sikh holiday, Vaisakhi, on April 13 each year.Resolution Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0106-2022 *Shahana K. Hanif~SPONSORFire and Emergency ManagementSale of electric space heaters.IntroductionThis bill would prohibit the sale of electric space heaters without certain safety features; specifically, requiring all such devices for sale to be equipped with a thermostat, an automatic function that disables the device upon tip-over or overheating, and be certified by a nationally recognized testing laboratory.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Res 0084-2022 *Shahana K. Hanif~SPONSORImmigrationProvide coverage for health care services under the basic health program for individuals whose immigration status renders them ineligible for federal financial participation. (A.880A/S.1572A)Resolution Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0107-2022 *Robert F. Holden~SPONSORCriminal JusticeProhibiting triple tours of duty for department of correction custodial officers.IntroductionThis bill would limit the assignment of tours of duty for Department of Correction (“DOC”) custodial officers to not more than two consecutive tours of duty. The bill would establish a tour of duty as consisting of not more than 8 consecutive hours. Assignment of additional hours into a third consecutive tour of duty would be prohibited.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0108-2022 *Robert F. Holden~SPONSORGeneral WelfareCreating an annual report on the performance of department of homeless services providers.IntroductionThis bill would require the Department of Homeless Services (DHS) to submit an annual report to the Speaker of the City Council on the performance of DHS providers in the City, disaggregated by each drop-in center, safe haven and shelter that the provider operates. It would also require DHS to post the report on its website within 30 days of submitting the report to the Speaker.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0109-2022 *Robert F. Holden~SPONSORHousing and BuildingsReporting of foreclosing residential properties to council members.IntroductionThis bill would require the Department of Housing Preservation and Development to report foreclosure data collected under § 27-2109.1 of the Administrative Code to each Council Member, as relevant to their specific districts.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0110-2022 *Robert F. Holden~SPONSORSanitation and Solid Waste ManagementRequiring that all public waste receptacles be emptied by the dept of sanitation at least once per day.IntroductionThis bill would require DSNY to empty all public waste receptacles at least once per day, except on days when DSNY has suspended or delayed garbage or recycling collection.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0111-2022 *Robert F. Holden~SPONSORTechnologyCommunity engagement with individuals who have limited internet access.IntroductionThis bill would require that City agencies use methods other than solely virtual methods when carrying out community engagement. However, if an agency determines that the relevant population to be addressed by community engagement does not include anyone with limited internet access, there would be an exception to this requirement that the agency use methods other than solely virtual methods for the community engagement. Agency meetings would be exempt from these requirements until the end of the New York State COVID-19 disaster emergency as declared by Governor Hochul in Executive Order 11 of 2021, as extended.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0112-2022 *Robert F. Holden~SPONSORTechnologyEstablishing a cable franchise agreements website.IntroductionThe proposed legislation would require the Department of Information Technology and Telecommunications (Department) to create and maintain an online portal containing information related to franchise agreements for the provision of cable television services. The Department would be required to update information contained in the portal every year.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0113-2022 *Robert F. Holden~SPONSORTechnologyCreating a task force to conduct a feasibility study on a digital identification program.IntroductionThis bill would create a task force to conduct a study to assess and determine the feasibility of a pilot program to establish a digital identification program New York City.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0114-2022 *Robert F. Holden~SPONSORTransportation and InfrastructureStreet markings indicating locations of fire hydrants.IntroductionThis bill would require the Department of Transportation to mark the location of each fire hydrant next to a street by painting a symbol in the middle of the street directly across from the hydrant. These markings are intended to allow the Fire Department to find the nearest fire hydrant quickly when responding to an emergency.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Res 0085-2022 *Robert F. Holden~SPONSORHealthAlternatives to Opioids in the Emergency Department Reauthorization Act of 2021 (H.R. 4846)Resolution Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Res 0086-2022 *Robert F. Holden~SPONSORHealthPrescription Pricing for the People Act of 2021 (S.1388)Resolution Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Res 0087-2022 *Robert F. Holden~SPONSORHealthRequires expanding access to breakthrough drugs for individuals with all serious diseases.Resolution Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Res 0088-2022 *Robert F. Holden~SPONSORMental Health, Disabilities and AddictionSign legislation to fully repeal the Institutions for Mental Diseases Exclusion from the Social Security Act.Resolution Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Res 0089-2022 *Robert F. Holden~SPONSORPublic SafetyAmend pretrial detention to include all hate crime charges.Resolution Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Res 0090-2022 *Robert F. Holden~SPONSORTransportation and InfrastructureEnhance the fitness and safety requirements for certain licensed individuals. (S. 5004)Resolution Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Res 0091-2022 *Robert F. Holden~SPONSORTransportation and InfrastructureIncreasing penalties on drivers who improperly register vehicles in another state.Resolution Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0115-2022 *Crystal Hudson~SPONSORHousing and BuildingsMinimum temperatures required to be maintained in dwellings.IntroductionDuring heating season, between October 1 and May 31, owners of residential buildings who are required to provide heat for their tenants must maintain certain minimum temperatures in areas of dwelling units that are used or occupied for living purposes. This bill would increase the minimum daytime (between 6 a.m. and 10 p.m.) temperature during heating season from 68 degrees to 70 degrees, and it would increase the nighttime (between 10 p.m. and 6 a.m.) temperature from 62 degrees to 66 degrees.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0116-2022 *Julie Menin~SPONSORSmall BusinessOne-Stop Shop NYC Business PortalIntroductionThis bill would require the Commissioner of Small Business Services (“SBS”) to create a “One-Stop Shop NYC Business Portal,” through which with all applications, permits, licenses, and related information needed to open and operate a small business in the City would be available in a single, easily accessible, and easy-to-navigate location on the SBS website, as well as via a mobile application. A user could submit and check on the status of applications, permits, and licenses through this portal. Before creating the portal, the Commissioner would be required to consult with the heads of other City agencies who oversee requirements related to small businesses, in order to conduct a review of all such applications, permits, licenses, and related information, as well as the processes and procedures used by individuals in interacting with City agencies in opening and operating a small business. The Commissioner and other agency heads would consider ways that such processes and procedures can be facilitated and made more efficient through the use of the One-Stop Shop NYC Business portal, with the goal of devising methods to assist small businesses in moving through application and permit processes more quickly and easily. The Commissioner also would be required to review annually the effectiveness and efficiency of the One-Stop Shop NYC Business Portal, to carry out improvements to facilitate its use, and to report on such improvements to the Mayor and the Council.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0117-2022 *Public Advocate Jumaane Williams~SPONSOREconomic DevelopmentProhibiting non-disclosure agreements relating to development projects.IntroductionThis bill would prohibit the City or a City economic development entity from entering into any agreement during negotiations of a prospective City development project that prevents disclosure of any information or records relating to such development project.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0118-2022 *Public Advocate Jumaane Williams~SPONSORPublic SafetyRequiring the police department to submit to the council reports of services provided to any private entity.IntroductionThis bill would require the Police Department to submit annual reports to City Council detailing police service provided to private entities for a fee payable to the department. This report would include information on total number and list of private entities receiving such services, the administrative cost to the department, total number of police personnel providing such services, and total revenue generated by providing such service.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Res 0092-2022 *Public Advocate Jumaane Williams~SPONSORHealthBlack Maternal Health Momnibus Act of 2021.Resolution Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Res 0093-2022 *Public Advocate Jumaane Williams~SPONSORPublic SafetyRecognizing June as Gun Violence Awareness Month in NYC.Resolution Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Res 0094-2022 *Public Advocate Jumaane Williams~SPONSORPublic SafetyRequire MTA police officers to wear body-worn cameras. (A1552)Resolution Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Res 0095-2022 *Carlina Rivera ~SPONSORHealthInforming maternity patients about the risks associated with cesarean section. (A217/S2736)Resolution Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Res 0096-2022 *Carlina Rivera ~SPONSORHealthExpand Medicaid benefits to one year postpartum. (S.1411B/A.307B)Resolution Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0119-2022 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.~SPONSORCriminal JusticeReporting of crime and arrests in facilities under the jurisdiction of the department of correction.IntroductionThis bill would require the Police Department to separately report crime complaints and arrests that occur in facilities under the jurisdiction of the Department of Correction so that they are not reported as occurring within any police precinct or borough.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0120-2022 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.~SPONSOREducationLuminous egress path markings in schools.IntroductionThis bill would require the installation of luminous egress path markings in schools.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0121-2022 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.~SPONSOREducationRequiring the DOE to report annually on the number of teachers, administrators and school staff who have completed therapeutic crisis intervention in schools training.IntroductionThe proposed bill would require the department of education to submit information to the mayor, the council and community education councils regarding the total number and percentage of teachers, administrators and school staff who have completed therapeutic crisis intervention in schools training. This training, which is provided through the department of education, educates participants on how to prevent or safely de-escalate behavioral crises with students and help students improve coping strategies.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0122-2022 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.~SPONSOREnvironmental ProtectionEstablishing wastewater treatment plant monitoring committees.IntroductionThis bill would establish a local monitoring committee for each wastewater treatment plant to review community concerns about the activities at the wastewater treatment plant. Each monitoring committee would be appointed by local representatives, including community boards, and would include employees from the wastewater treatment plant and members of the community.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0123-2022 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.~SPONSORGeneral WelfareRequiring the dept of homeless services and human resources administration to post shelter, supportive housing and cluster site data.IntroductionThis bill would require that the Department of Social Services submit to every council member and community board and post on its website quarterly reports on the number of shelters, supportive housing, including both single-site supportive housing and scattered-site, and cluster sites. The total number of shelters, supportive housing facilities and cluster sites would be disaggregated by council district and community board.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0124-2022 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.~SPONSORGeneral WelfareHousing specialists within the human resources administration and department of homeless services.IntroductionThis bill would require the Human Resources Administration (HRA) to designate housing specialists within all temporary shelters and to submit an annual report on housing specialists. This bill would also update requirements for housing specialists in Department of Homeless Services (DHS) transitional housing facilities and would require DHS to submit an annual report on housing specialists.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0125-2022 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.~SPONSORGovernmental OperationsCity agency attendance at council hearings.IntroductionThis bill would provide that, in any case in which testimony is presented by a city agency at a City Council committee hearing, an officer or employee of the agency must be in attendance for the entirety of the hearing to listen to all the questions and testimony presented at the hearing. The bill would only apply to a City Council committee hearing that is open to the general public.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0126-2022 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.~SPONSORGovernmental OperationsRequiring water bottle-filling stations in city agency offices.IntroductionThis bill would require the Department of Citywide Administrative Services to provide a water bottle-filling station in all offices owned or maintained by the City that are occupied by City agencies.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0127-2022 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.~SPONSORHealthPosting signs notifying the public of bacteria discovered in water tanks.IntroductionThis law would require building owners to post signs notifying the public of harmful bacteria discovered in water tanks.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0128-2022 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.~SPONSORParks and RecreationDiaper changing accommodations in parks.IntroductionThis bill would require that every park bathroom has a safe, sanitary and convenient diaper changing table.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0129-2022 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.~SPONSORPublic SafetyRequiring shooting ranges, dealers in firearms and dealers in rifles and shotguns in the city to display suicide prevention information.IntroductionThis bill would require any shooting range, dealer in firearms and dealer in rifles and shotguns in the city to conspicuously post suicide prevention materials, including information on seeking help for a person at risk of suicide and information on safely storing firearms, rifles and shotguns. The bill would also authorize the Police Commissioner to promulgate relevant rules.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0130-2022 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.~SPONSORSanitation and Solid Waste ManagementImposing certain record keeping requirements on scrap metal processors.IntroductionThis bill would require scrap metal facilities to maintain a record of all transactions between the facilities and sellers of scrap metal and that certain information be provided by the seller at the time of the transaction, such as the name and residence of the seller. The bill would also prohibit a processor from accepting any scrap metal from a seller who refused to provide such information.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Res 0097-2022 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.~SPONSORCultural Affairs, Libraries and International Intergroup RelationsRecognizing April 12th annually as Garífuna Heritage Day in NYC.Resolution Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0131-2022 *Pierina Ana Sanchez~SPONSORFire and Emergency ManagementRequiring the fire dept to conduct residential education and outreach regarding the safe operation of electric space heaters.IntroductionThis bill would amend current requirements relating to the Fire Department’s efforts to conduct fire safety education and outreach for residential buildings, by requiring that such activities include dissemination of relevant information pertaining to the safe operations of electric space heaters in residential settings. Additionally, any fire safety related written materials distributed by the Fire Department would be required to be produced in the top ten most commonly spoken languages in the city.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0132-2022 *Sandra Ung~SPONSORGeneral WelfareRequiring the establishment of intake centers for families with children.IntroductionThis bill would require the Department of Homeless Services (DHS) to establish additional intake centers for families with children in boroughs without existing intake centers. DHS would be required to open at least one additional intake center within two years of the effective date of the law, and one every year thereafter, until there is at least one intake center in each borough.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0133-2022 *Nantasha M. Williams~SPONSORFire and Emergency ManagementInspections of sprinkler system and standpipe system fire department connections.IntroductionThis bill would require the New York City Fire Department (FDNY) to witness automatic sprinkler system and standpipe system tests every three years.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0134-2022 *Nantasha M. Williams~SPONSORCivil and Human RightsEmployers required to post minimum and maximum salary information.IntroductionThis bill would revise Local Law 32 for 2022, the salary disclosure law, to clarify that the law applies to employees who are paid hourly or through an annual salary. The law would not apply to positions that can not or will not be performed in New York City. A person would not be able to bring a lawsuit against an employer based on this law unless that individual is a current employee who is bringing an action against their employer for advertising a job, promotion or transfer without posting a minimum and maximum hourly wage or annual salary. This bill would also clarify that the penalty for the first violation of this law would be $0 and employers would have 30 days to correct the violation. This bill would also move the effective date of Local Law 32 of 2022 to November 1, 2022.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0135-2022 *Nantasha M. Williams~SPONSORTransportation and InfrastructureCreating a new parking permit for expectant mothers experiencing a difficult or complicated pregnancy.IntroductionThis bill would require the New York City Department of Transportation (DOT) to issue a parking permit for vehicles owned or operated by an individual who has been certified by a physician as experiencing a difficult or complicated pregnancy (any pregnancy which results in impaired mobility). The permit would only be used for parking a vehicle where parking is prohibited by sign or rule, or allowing a vehicle to stand where standing is prohibited by sign or rule. Furthermore, the permit would be issued within 30 days after the DOT receives an application, and would expire 30 days after the expected delivery date. The towing of a vehicle bearing this permit would be prohibited when the vehicle is being used in accordance with the purpose of the permit, except when the NYPD determines a public safety emergency exists.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Res 0098-2022 *Nantasha M. Williams~SPONSORPublic SafetyProhibit prosecutors from using creative expression as evidence against a criminal defendant without clear and convincing proof that there is a literal, factual nexus between the creative expression and the facts of the case. (A.8681/S.7527)Resolution Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0136-2022 *Julie Won~SPONSORContractsRequiring agencies to develop and utilize a preferred vendor list to provide community-integrated translation services and reporting in relation thereto.IntroductionThis bill would require agencies to develop a preferred vendor list of providers of community-integrated translation services and utilize such list to procure translation services that are not in excess of the small purchase limit. It would also require the City Chief Procurement Officer to issue a quarterly report to the Mayor and the Speaker of the Council on agencies’ procurements of translation services, including their use of the preferred vendor list.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0137-2022 *Julie Won~SPONSORGovernmental OperationsRequiring agencies to translate and distribute to community-based organizations emergency information in the designated citywide languages.IntroductionThis bill would require each covered agency to translate into the designated citywide languages and distribute to relevant community-based organizations any documents provided by the federal and state government that relate to declarations of emergency affecting New York City. It would also require agency language access plans to consider providing emergency notifications in the designated citywide languages.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0138-2022 *Kalman Yeger ~SPONSORFire and Emergency ManagementResource and training assistance to NYC’s community-based volunteer ambulance companies.IntroductionThis bill would require the Fire Department to provide vehicle insurance, access to medical supplies, and ambulance driver training for volunteer ambulance services.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Res 0099-2022 *Kalman Yeger ~SPONSORPublic SafetyInclude safety to others and the community as factors to consider in recognizance and bail determinations.Resolution Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
LU 0031-2022 *Justin L. Brannan~SPONSORPreconsidered - FinanceSouthern & Willis.YR15.FY22, Block 2268, Lot 13, Block 2285, Lots 1, 2, and 3, Block 2683, Lot 90; Bronx, Community Districts No. 1 and 2, Council District No. 8.Land Use Application Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
LU 0032-2022 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.~SPONSORPreconsidered - Zoning & FranchisesZoning, 3285 Fulton Street Rezoning, Brooklyn (C 220111 ZMK)Land Use Application Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
LU 0032-2022 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.  Zoning, 3285 Fulton Street Rezoning, Brooklyn (C 220111 ZMK)Land Use Application Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
LU 0033-2022 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.~SPONSORPreconsidered - Zoning & FranchisesZoning, 3285 Fulton Street Rezoning, Brooklyn (N 220112 ZRK)Land Use Application Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
LU 0033-2022 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.  Zoning, 3285 Fulton Street Rezoning, Brooklyn (N 220112 ZRK)Land Use Application Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available