Meeting Name: City Council Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 5/19/2022 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: Denise Rhrissorrakrai, Executive Pastor, Hope Astoria Church, located at 36-14 35th Street, Astoria, NY 11106. Motion to spread the Invocation in full upon the record by Council Member Won.      Not available
    3.ADOPTION OF MINUTES - Motion that the Minutes of the Stated Meeting of April 28, 2022 be adopted as printed by Council Member Richardson Jordan.      Not available
    4.MESSAGES & PAPERS FROM THE MAYOR - None      Not available
    5.COMMUNICATIONS FROM CITY, COUNTY & BOROUGH OFFICES -      Not available
M 0062-2022 *  Filed pursuant to Letter of WithdrawalWithdrawal of M 58 of 2022 - Ms. Leila Bozorg - City Planning CommissionCommunication Filed by Council  Action details Not available
M 0063-2022 *  FinanceNYC Banking Commission - Transmitting recommendations of the interest rate to be charged for Fiscal Year 2023.Communication Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
M 0064-2022 *  Preconsidered - FinanceApproving the Modification (MN-5) of Units of Appropriation and the Transfer of City Funds Between Agencies Proposed by the Mayor Pursuant to Section 107(b) of the Charter of the City of New York.Communication Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
M 0065-2022 *  Preconsidered - FinanceApproving a Modification (MN-6) Pursuant to Section 107(e) of the Charter of the City of New York.Communication Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
    6.PETITIONS AND COMMUNICATIONS - None      Not available
    7.LAND USE CALL-UPS      Not available
M 0066-2022 *Althea V. Stevens  Landmarks, EMS Station 17 New Facility, Bronx (210293 PSX and C 210294 ZSX)Land Use Call-Up Approved, by CouncilPass Action details 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 0160-2022 *Justin L. Brannan Preconsidered - Coupled on General OrdersApproving 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
M 0064-2022 *   Approving the Modification (MN-5) of Units of Appropriation and the Transfer of City Funds Between Agencies Proposed by the Mayor Pursuant to Section 107(b) of the Charter of the City of New York.Communication Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
Res 0175-2022 *Justin L. Brannan Preconsidered - Coupled on General OrdersM 64 - Approving the Modification (MN-5) of Units of Appropriation and the Transfer of City Funds Between Agencies Proposed by the Mayor Pursuant to Section 107(b) of the Charter of the City of New York.Resolution Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
M 0065-2022 *   Approving a Modification (MN-6) Pursuant to Section 107(e) of the Charter of the City of New York.Communication Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
Res 0176-2022 *Justin L. Brannan Preconsidered - Coupled on General OrdersM 65 - Approving a Modification (MN-6) Pursuant to Section 107(e) of the Charter of the City of New York.Resolution Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
LU 0060-2022 *Justin L. Brannan  788 Fox Street; Block 2720, Lot 69; Bronx, Council District No. 8.Land Use Application Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
Res 0177-2022 *Justin L. Brannan Preconsidered - Coupled on General OrdersLU 60 - 788 Fox Street; Block 2720, Lot 69; Bronx, Council District No. 8.Resolution Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
     REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON FIRE AND EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT      Not available
Int 0106-2022 AShahana K. Hanif Amended and Coupled on General OrdersSale 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.Approved by CouncilPass Action details Not available
Int 0131-2022 APierina Ana Sanchez Amended and Coupled on General OrdersRequiring 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.Approved by CouncilPass Action details Not available
     REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON HOUSING AND BUILDINGS      Not available
Int 0104-2022 AOswald Feliz Amended and Coupled on General OrdersDefining 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.Approved by CouncilPass Action details Not available
Int 0105-2022 AOswald Feliz Amended and Coupled on General OrdersHousing 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.Approved by CouncilPass Action details Not available
Int 0155-2022 ADavid M. Carr Amended and Coupled on General OrdersRequiring the commissioner of buildings to waive filing fees for permits to alter family dwellings to conform to the NYC fire code.IntroductionThis bill would require the Commissioner of Buildings to waive the filing fee for a permit to alter a one-, two- or three-family home when the dwelling has been damaged by fire for work to repair damage from the fire and any construction defects discovered following the fire. The fee waiver would extend to other dwellings in the same homeowner’s association or cooperative association to correct the same construction defect. The bill would also require the Department of Buildings to conduct outreach on the waiver in the designated citywide languages.Approved by CouncilPass Action details Not available
     REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON LAND USE      Not available
LU 0039-2022 *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, 146-93 Guy Brewer Boulevard Rezoning, Queens (C 200246 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 0040-2022 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.  Zoning, 146-93 Guy Brewer Boulevard Rezoning, Queens (N 200247 ZRQ)Land Use Application Filed by CouncilPass Action details Not available
Res 0178-2022 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr. Coupled to be Filed Pursuant to Letter of WithdrawalLU 40 - Zoning, 146-93 Guy Brewer Boulevard Rezoning, Queens (N 200247 ZRQ)Resolution Filed by CouncilPass Action details Not available
LU 0041-2022 *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, 103 Lee Avenue, Brooklyn (C 210312 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 0042-2022 *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, 103 Lee Avenue, Brooklyn (N 210313 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 0046-2022 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.  Landmarks, Broadway Triangle-Bartlett Crossing, Brooklyn (C 220209 HAK)Land Use Application Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
Res 0179-2022 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr. Coupled on General OrdersLU 46 - Landmarks, Broadway Triangle-Bartlett Crossing, Brooklyn (C 220209 HAK)Resolution Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
LU 0047-2022 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.  Zoning, 2300 Cropsey Avenue, Brooklyn (C 200358 ZMK)Land Use Application Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
Res 0180-2022 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr. Coupled on General OrdersLU 47 - Zoning, 2300 Cropsey Avenue, Brooklyn (C 200358 ZMK)Resolution Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
LU 0048-2022 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.  Zoning, 35-01 Vernon Boulevard Rezoning, Queens (C 220050 ZMQ)Land Use Application Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
Res 0181-2022 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr. Coupled on General OrdersLU 48 - Zoning, 35-01 Vernon Boulevard Rezoning, Queens (C 220050 ZMQ)Resolution Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
LU 0049-2022 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.  Zoning, 35-01 Vernon Boulevard Rezoning, Queens (N 220051 ZRQ)Land Use Application Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
Res 0182-2022 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr. Coupled on General OrdersLU 49 - Zoning, 35-01 Vernon Boulevard Rezoning, Queens (N 220051 ZRQ)Resolution Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
     REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON RULES, PRIVILEGES AND ELECTIONS      Not available
M 0049-2022 *   David Do, Chair and Chief Executive Officer of the New York City Taxi and Limousine CommissionMayor's Message Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
Res 0183-2022 *Keith Powers  Coupled on General OrdersM 49 - David Do, Chair and Chief Executive Officer of the New York City Taxi and Limousine CommissionResolution Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
M 0060-2022 *   Robert Hogan, New York City Civilian Complaint Review Board.Communication Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
Res 0184-2022 *Keith Powers  Coupled on General OrdersM 60 - Robert Hogan, New York City Civilian Complaint Review Board.Resolution Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
     REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON STATE AND FEDERAL LEGISLATION      Not available
SLR 0001-2022 *Shaun Abreu Preconsidered - Coupled on General OrdersAdditional member contributions for certain members under the age fifty-seven retirement program. (S.6981-B/A.7971-A)SLR Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
SLR 0002-2022 *Shaun Abreu Preconsidered - Coupled on General OrdersAutomotive members of the New York city employees' retirement system. (S.6985-B/A.7873A)SLR Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
SLR 0003-2022 *Shaun Abreu Preconsidered - Coupled on General OrdersAuthorizing police/fire members of the New York city fire department pension fund to obtain credit for service as an EMT member. (S.6980-B/A.10029)SLR Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
SLR 0004-2022 *Shaun Abreu Preconsidered - Coupled on General OrdersEstablishment of twenty-five year retirement programs for members of the New York city employees' retirement system employed as fire protection inspectors and associate fire protection inspectors.SLR Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
    12.GENERAL ORDERS CALENDAR      Not available
T2022-0001 * ~coupledCoupled 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 0160-2022 *Justin L. Brannan~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 0175-2022 *Justin L. Brannan~coupledPreconsidered – GOM 64 - Approving the Modification (MN-5) of Units of Appropriation and the Transfer of City Funds Between Agencies Proposed by the Mayor Pursuant to Section 107(b) of the Charter of the City of New York.Resolution    Action details Not available
Res 0176-2022 *Justin L. Brannan~coupledPreconsidered – GOM 65 - Approving a Modification (MN-6) Pursuant to Section 107(e) of the Charter of the City of New York.Resolution    Action details Not available
Res 0177-2022 *Justin L. Brannan~coupledPreconsidered – GOLU 60 - 788 Fox Street; Block 2720, Lot 69; Bronx, Council District No. 8.Resolution    Action details Not available
    ~coupledFIRE AND EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT      Not available
Int 0106-2022 AShahana K. Hanif~coupledA and GOSale 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.   Action details Not available
Int 0131-2022 APierina Ana Sanchez~coupledA and GORequiring 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.   Action details Not available
    ~coupledHOUSING AND BUILDINGS      Not available
Int 0104-2022 AOswald Feliz~coupledA and GODefining 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.   Action details Not available
Int 0105-2022 AOswald Feliz~coupledA and GOHousing 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.   Action details Not available
Int 0155-2022 ADavid M. Carr~coupledA and GORequiring the commissioner of buildings to waive filing fees for permits to alter family dwellings to conform to the NYC fire code.IntroductionThis bill would require the Commissioner of Buildings to waive the filing fee for a permit to alter a one-, two- or three-family home when the dwelling has been damaged by fire for work to repair damage from the fire and any construction defects discovered following the fire. The fee waiver would extend to other dwellings in the same homeowner’s association or cooperative association to correct the same construction defect. The bill would also require the Department of Buildings to conduct outreach on the waiver in the designated citywide languages.   Action details Not available
    ~coupledLAND USE      Not available
Res 0178-2022 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.~coupledFiledLU 40 - Zoning, 146-93 Guy Brewer Boulevard Rezoning, Queens (N 200247 ZRQ)Resolution    Action details Not available
Res 0179-2022 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.~coupledGOLU 46 - Landmarks, Broadway Triangle-Bartlett Crossing, Brooklyn (C 220209 HAK)Resolution    Action details Not available
Res 0180-2022 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.~coupledGOLU 47 - Zoning, 2300 Cropsey Avenue, Brooklyn (C 200358 ZMK)Resolution    Action details Not available
Res 0181-2022 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.~coupledGOLU 48 - Zoning, 35-01 Vernon Boulevard Rezoning, Queens (C 220050 ZMQ)Resolution    Action details Not available
Res 0182-2022 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.~coupledGOLU 49 - Zoning, 35-01 Vernon Boulevard Rezoning, Queens (N 220051 ZRQ)Resolution    Action details Not available
    ~coupledRULES, PRIVILEGES AND ELECTIONS      Not available
Res 0183-2022 *Keith Powers ~coupledGOM 49 - David Do, Chair and Chief Executive Officer of the New York City Taxi and Limousine CommissionResolution    Action details Not available
Res 0184-2022 *Keith Powers ~coupledGOM 60 - Robert Hogan, New York City Civilian Complaint Review Board.Resolution    Action details Not available
    ~coupledSTATE AND FEDERAL LEGISLATION      Not available
SLR 0001-2022 *Shaun Abreu~coupledGOAdditional member contributions for certain members under the age fifty-seven retirement program. (S.6981-B/A.7971-A)SLR    Action details Not available
SLR 0002-2022 *Shaun Abreu~coupledGOAutomotive members of the New York city employees' retirement system. (S.6985-B/A.7873A)SLR    Action details Not available
SLR 0003-2022 *Shaun Abreu~coupledGOAuthorizing police/fire members of the New York city fire department pension fund to obtain credit for service as an EMT member. (S.6980-B/A.10029)SLR    Action details Not available
SLR 0004-2022 *Shaun Abreu~coupledGOEstablishment of twenty-five year retirement programs for members of the New York city employees' retirement system employed as fire protection inspectors and associate fire protection inspectors.SLR    Action details Not available
    ~coupledGENERAL ORDERS CALENDAR      Not available
T2022-0001 * ~coupledGOCommissioner of DeedsCommissioner of Deeds    Action details Not available
          Pass Not available
    13.INTRODUCTION & READING OF BILLS (SEE BELOW)      Not available
    14.DISCUSSION OF RESOLUTIONS      Not available
    15.RESOLUTIONS      Not available
Res 0121-2022 *Nantasha M. Williams~coupledAdopted by the Committee on State and Federal LegislationClean Slate Act (S.1553-C/A.6399-B)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
Int 0372-2022 *Adrienne E. Adams~SPONSORConsumer and Worker ProtectionCreation of an office of the utility advocate within the department of consumer and worker protection.IntroductionThis bill would establish an Office of the Utility Advocate within the Department of Consumer and Worker Protection. The Office would be charged with receiving feedback from City customers on their utility providers; advocating for utility customers to utility companies, the New York State Public Service Commission and any other entity with jurisdiction over the utility companies; assisting utility customers with accessing financial help to pay their utility bills; and educating City utility customers on their rights and methods to lower their utility bills. The Office would also be required to submit an annual report summarizing the issues experienced by utility customers and rating the performance of Con Ed and National Grid during the previous period; making recommendations on government action to help ensure utility companies better serve the public; and providing information on the communications received from the public about their utility services.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
SLR 0001-2022 *Shaun Abreu~SPONSORPreconsidered - State and Federal LegislationAdditional member contributions for certain members under the age fifty-seven retirement program. (S.6981-B/A.7971-A)SLR Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
SLR 0002-2022 *Shaun Abreu~SPONSORPreconsidered - State and Federal LegislationAutomotive members of the New York city employees' retirement system. (S.6985-B/A.7873A)SLR Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
SLR 0003-2022 *Shaun Abreu~SPONSORPreconsidered - State and Federal LegislationAuthorizing police/fire members of the New York city fire department pension fund to obtain credit for service as an EMT member. (S.6980-B/A.10029)SLR Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
SLR 0004-2022 *Shaun Abreu~SPONSORPreconsidered - State and Federal LegislationEstablishment of twenty-five year retirement programs for members of the New York city employees' retirement system employed as fire protection inspectors and associate fire protection inspectors.SLR Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0373-2022 *Alexa Avilés~SPONSORConsumer and Worker ProtectionOutreach and education about free public services.IntroductionThis bill would require the Department of Consumer and Worker Protection to engage in an outreach and education campaign. The purpose of the campaign would be to raise public awareness of services that are often provided for a fee by businesses but can also be obtained for free from the city government. In particular, the campaign would focus on outreach and education about services that provide assistance in applying for government benefits. It would also require reporting on the outreach and education campaign, including the neighborhoods where it was implemented, and the languages and methods used.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0374-2022 *Diana I. Ayala~SPONSORFinanceRequiring the development of a single application form for the not-for-profit real property tax exemption and the not-for-profit exemption from water and sewer charges.IntroductionThis local law would require the Department of Finance, in conjunction with the Department of Environmental Protection, to develop a single application form that not-for-profit organizations can submit to apply for both the not-for-profit real property tax exemption and the not-for-profit exemption from water and sewer taxes at the same time.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0375-2022 *Diana I. Ayala~SPONSORHousing and BuildingsReporting on affordable housing set-asides for tenants with disabilities.IntroductionThis bill would require Housing Preservation and Development to report annually on how many of their affordable housing units set aside for persons with disabilities are actually rented to persons with disabilities.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0376-2022 *Diana I. Ayala~SPONSORPublic SafetyEstablishing a temporary task force on pay parity.for public defenders and assistant district attorneys with city agency attorneys.IntroductionThis bill would create a temporary task force to analyze the starting and longitudinal salaries of the city’s public defenders and assistant district attorneys, particularly in comparison to salaries of attorneys at other city agencies like the Law Department. The task force will also address District Attorney’s Offices and indigent defense provider retention rates, funding, infrastructure, and caseloads.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0377-2022 *Joseph C. Borelli~SPONSORFinanceEstablishing a real property tax exemption for Cold War veterans.IntroductionThis local law would establish a real property tax exemption for Cold War veterans, defined as someone who served on active duty in the United States armed forces for some period between September 2, 1945 and December 26, 1991 and was honorably discharged or released. The exemption would apply to the veteran’s primary residence, or to the primary residence of the unremarried surviving spouse of the veteran, to the extent that the residence is being used for residential purposes. The exemption would be for 15 percent of the assessed value of the residential property, up to $39,000, and would last for 10 years. Cold War veterans who were disabled as a result of their service would be eligible for an additional exemption, up to $130,000.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0378-2022 *Joseph C. Borelli~SPONSORFinanceRequiring cost and schedule signage at capital project sites.IntroductionThis bill would require the City to prominently place a sign at capital project sites that identifies the name of the project and responsible agencies and indicates any cost and schedule variances. The sign would provide a phone number and website link for more information about project delays and expenses. The sign would be displayed in a large format font readable by the public from a reasonable distance and be updated at least monthly.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0379-2022 *Joseph C. Borelli~SPONSORGovernmental OperationsCreation of a task force to study and report on the feasibility of an independent city of Staten Island.IntroductionThe proposed bill would create a task force to study the feasibility of an independent city of Staten Island and to produce a report addressing the financial cost of secession, the legislative and political considerations necessary for secession, the service demands, allocation of resources, and the overall cost to the city of New York and to Staten Island of creating an independent and self-sustaining city of Staten Island.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0380-2022 *Joseph C. Borelli~SPONSORParks and RecreationRequiring the department of parks and recreation to notify property owners in writing of their sidewalk rating in the trees and sidewalks program.IntroductionThis bill would require the Department of Parks and Recreation (“Parks”) to notify property owners in writing of their sidewalk rating in the Trees and Sidewalk Program (“TSP”). After inspecting the property, if Parks determines that the property will be included in the TSP, Parks must provide the property owners notice of their sidewalk rating in writing within 5 business days.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0381-2022 *Joseph C. Borelli~SPONSORFinanceCreate a task force to reform the capital construction process.IntroductionIn an effort to reduce significant delays and rising construction costs on capital projects, this bill creates a task force to review the capital construction process and to make recommendations on best practices.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Res 0160-2022 *Justin L. Brannan~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 0382-2022 *Gale A. Brewer~SPONSORGovernmental OperationsRequiring written communications regarding the results of inspections from the department of consumer and worker protection and the department of health and mental hygiene to be in the receiving business owner’s language of choice.IntroductionThis bill would require the Department of Consumer and Worker Protection and the Department of Health and Mental Hygiene to add a space on permit and license applications for applicants to note their language of choice for mailings related to inspection results, including settlement offers for alleged violations. It would require that any settlement offer required to include an opportunity to cure be sent in English and any language specified by the individual receiving the settlement offer on an applicable permit application or that the Department of Consumer and Worker Protection has learned of through the Mayor’s Office of Operations.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0383-2022 *Gale A. Brewer~SPONSORSmall BusinessSupplemental registration statements and the dataset for ground floor or second floor commercial premises.IntroductionThis bill would change the timeline requiring that when there is a new vacancy or change of ownership in commercial premises that requires filing a new registration statement, such supplemental registration statement must be filed 1) at the same time as the registration statement, if the change or vacancy occurs from January 1 to May 31 and 2) within 60 days of the change or vacancy if it occurs from June 1 to December 31. In addition, it would require that, for each commercial premises required to file a registration statement, the public dataset would include whether it is vacant, leased or owner-occupied and, if vacant, the expiration date of the most recent lease.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0384-2022 *Selvena N. Brooks-Powers~SPONSORHousing and BuildingsCreation of an office of the homeowner advocate within the department of housing preservation and development.IntroductionThis bill would create the Office of the Homeowner Advocate (OHA) within the Department of Housing Preservation and Development. OHA would be tasked with providing support to homeowners, defined in the bill as a person who utilizes a building as a primary residence by being: (1) the lawful owner of shares in a cooperative corporation that entitles such owner to occupancy of a dwelling unit in such building; (2) the owner of a residential condominium unit in such building; or (3) the owner of such building containing a residence within the city, provided such building may be either a one- or two- family dwelling or a multiple dwelling as defined by section 4 of the New York state multiple dwelling law. Support would include acting as a liaison between homeowners and City, State, and Federal agencies, providing referrals to homeowners, and holding trainings for homeowners. OHA would help homeowners access private and public financial and technical resources. OHA would create public awareness campaigns about the rights and responsibilities of homeowners. In addition to providing support to homeowners, OHA would also be required to report annually on homeowner inquiries received, amount of time taken to address these inquiries, and actions taken to address these inquiries. Finally, OHA would be required to report on existing non-for-profit organizations that provide free and low cost services to homeowners as well as recommendations for such services that are not currently available.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0385-2022 *Tiffany Cabán~SPONSORCriminal JusticeRequiring the department of correction to report programming and fiscal information.IntroductionThis bill would require the Department of Correction to report, on an annual basis, information pertaining to discharge planning efforts, post-release job placements, the mental health needs and services of incarcerated individuals, programming for incarcerated individuals, and budget and spending.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0386-2022 *Tiffany Cabán~SPONSORPublic SafetyRequiring the police dept to submit reports on complaints of police misconduct.IntroductionThis bill would require the NYPD to make monthly reports of the number of complaints of police misconduct that it receives, by precinct, and any action taken by the NYPD in response to such complaints.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Res 0161-2022 *Shahana K. Hanif~SPONSORHousing and BuildingsEstablishing a program to address the legalization of specified accessory dwelling units in a city with a population of one million or more. (A.9802/S.8783)Resolution Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0387-2022 *Robert F. Holden~SPONSORConsumer and Worker ProtectionDoor to door commercial solicitations.IntroductionThis bill prohibits in-person commercial solicitations or “door to door sales” of goods and services at residences where an owner or occupant posts a sign stating that such solicitations are prohibited.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0388-2022 *Robert F. Holden~SPONSORGeneral WelfareRequiring the Department of Homeless Services to report information regarding veterans entering and exiting shelter.IntroductionThis bill would require the Department of Homeless Services to quarterly report on the number of veterans entering and exiting shelters as well as the average number of and length of stay of veterans in such shelters.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0389-2022 *Robert F. Holden~SPONSORGovernmental OperationsSpending by foreign nationals and foreign-influenced entities in connection with city elections.IntroductionTo prevent the influence of foreign nationals in city elections, this bill would prohibit all spending by foreign nationals and foreign-influenced business organizations, including corporations, in connection with city elections.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0390-2022 *Robert F. Holden~SPONSORHealthProhibiting new smoking paraphernalia retailer dealers near schools.IntroductionThis bill would prohibit retailers that sell smoking paraphernalia, including water pipes, rolling papers, electronic cigarette components, and smoking accessories from operating within 500 feet of a school. Existing sellers of smoking paraphernalia would be able to continue selling those products in their current locations.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0391-2022 *Robert F. Holden~SPONSORHousing and BuildingsCreation of an interagency derelict housing and neglected property task force.IntroductionThis bill would establish an interagency task force to study derelict housing and neglected property, and to make recommendations on how to effectively address the health and safety risks that they create. The task force would convene for a period of one year and would be required to submit a report to the Mayor and the Council.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0392-2022 *Robert F. Holden~SPONSORTransportation and InfrastructureImproving the flow of traffic during street construction.IntroductionThis proposed law would ensure that there is someone available to direct traffic during temporary street closures by requiring street closing permit holders to have on site a person who is authorized by law to conduct traffic. The police department and other persons authorized by the New York City Commissioner of Transportation would enforce this law.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0393-2022 *Robert F. Holden~SPONSORTransportation and InfrastructureProhibiting certain commercial establishments from parking vehicles on city streets.IntroductionThis bill would prohibit commercial establishments from parking vehicles on city streets as part of their business. This would include auto body shops, mechanics, car rental businesses, and gas stations, who use street parking for the purpose of dropping-off, picking-up, inspecting, storing, repairing, servicing or displaying a vehicle for sale, lease or rent. The fine for such violation would be between $250 and $400 per day.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0394-2022 *Robert F. Holden~SPONSORVeteransRequiring each community board to establish a veterans committee.IntroductionThis bill would require each community board to establish a committee dedicated to the needs of veterans and their families within the community district, and would require such committee meetings to be open to the public (except as otherwise provided by law).Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0395-2022 *Robert F. Holden~SPONSORFire and Emergency ManagementRaising the maximum age to apply to become a firefighter.IntroductionThis bill would raise the eligible age for applying to become a firefighter from 29 to 30.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0396-2022 *Robert F. Holden~SPONSORHealthRemediating lead water hazards in schools and facilities providing day care services.IntroductionThe proposed bill would require all preschools and nursery schools in the city to maintain lead levels below a water lead action level to be established by the Department of Health and Mental Hygiene (DOHMH) in all drinking water or water used for cooking. All preschools and nursery schools would be required to test water used for drinking or cooking at least once a year, and provide the results of this analysis to the parent or guardian of each child that attends such facility. If results indicate a lead level above the level to be established by DOHMH, such facilities would be required to install water filtration or treatment systems to reduce lead concentrations in water, or to use other means to supply safe drinking and cooking water to occupants of such facilities.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0397-2022 *Robert F. Holden~SPONSORHousing and BuildingsBuilding permit classifications and certificate of occupancy requirements.IntroductionThis bill would add definitions for the different types of building permits issued by the Department of Buildings. It would also require a new or amended certificate of occupancy when the cost of the alteration of the building exceeds $125,000.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0398-2022 *Robert F. Holden~SPONSORPublic SafetyRequiring that law enforcement officers responding to noise complaints carry sound level meters.IntroductionThe proposed bill would require that police officers responding to noise complaints at private residences carry sound level meters and use them while investigating noise complaints.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0399-2022 *Rita C. Joseph~SPONSOREnvironmental ProtectionSale and use of diesel-powered leaf blowers and lawn mowers.IntroductionThis local law prohibits the sale of diesel powered leaf blowers or lawn mowers after September 1, 2022, and prohibits the use of diesel powered leaf blowers or lawn mowers after September 1, 2023.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0400-2022 *Rita C. Joseph~SPONSORHealthEstablishing a warming centers program.IntroductionThis bill would require the Department of Health and Mental Hygiene (DOHMH), in collaboration with the Office of Emergency Management (OEM), to create and operate a warming centers program, which would open at least two warming centers in each borough of the City during code blue alerts. It would also require DOHMH, with OEM, to conduct outreach and to annually report on such program and submit such reports to the Mayor and the Speaker of the Council and post such reports on its website.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0401-2022 *Rita C. Joseph~SPONSORTransportation and InfrastructureRequiring the installation of speed humps on roadways adjacent to any park equal or greater than one acre.IntroductionThis bill would require the Department of Transportation (DOT) to install speed humps on roadways that are adjacent to any park equal or greater than one acre in size unless such installation, in the commissioner of DOT’s judgment, would endanger pedestrians or motorists, or would not be consistent with DOT’s guidelines regarding the installation of speed humps.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0402-2022 *Rita C. Joseph~SPONSORYouth ServicesUniversal summer youth program plan.IntroductionThis bill would require the Department of Youth and Community Development, in consultation with the Department of Education and the Department of Parks and Recreation, to establish, subject to appropriation, a program of universal summer youth programming for all youths in the city by September 1, 2023. This bill would also require a report on a plan to address the need for expanded summer youth programs for all New York City youth and steps the city will take to establish universal summer youth programming as well as other issues related to capacity and participation rates.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0403-2022 *Rita C. Joseph~SPONSOREducationDistributing IDNYC applications to all high school students.IntroductionThis bill would require the Department of Education (DOE) to distribute information about the IDNYC municipal identification program to every student at the start of each school year. At a minimum, the DOE shall provide every student with an IDNYC application form, as well as information about IDNYC eligibility requirements and application process, including but not limited to a list of documents accepted to prove IDNYC identity and residency requirements and relevant school or caretaker attestations.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0404-2022 *Linda Lee~SPONSORMental Health, Disabilities and AddictionReport tracking the opioid settlement fund.IntroductionThis bill would require the Department of Health and Mental Hygiene (DOHMH), or another agency designated by the mayor, to report on the opioid settlement fund on a monthly basis, beginning July 1, 2022. The report would include the total amount of money in the settlement fund, the total money withdrawn from the settlement fund, where the money is being spent, the number of New Yorkers benefiting from the fund, and a timeline of when the fund will be depleted.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Res 0162-2022 *Linda Lee~SPONSORConsumer and Worker ProtectionAmendments to article 4 of the Public Service Law to prevent a utility’s rate case from exceeding a certain percentage each year.Resolution Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Res 0163-2022 *Linda Lee~SPONSOREducationRequire public elementary and high schools to provide instruction in Asian American history and civic impact. (S.6359/A.7260)Resolution Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Res 0164-2022 *Linda Lee~SPONSOREducationEstablish Diwali as an official holiday for NYC public school students.Resolution Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0405-2022 *Farah N. Louis~SPONSORLand UseCreating an online posting requirement for statements outlining consistency or inconsistency with criteria established for the siting of city facilities.IntroductionThis bill would require online posting of statements outlining consistency or inconsistency with criteria established for siting city facilities whenever an agency (1) submits an application to the Department of City Planning involving a new facility; (2) files a notice to acquire office space; or (3) enters into a contract regarding any other facilities subject to the criteria. This bill is needed in order to enhance the disclosure of information to the public about city facility initiatives that affect their communities.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0406-2022 *Farah N. Louis~SPONSORWITHDRAWNEstablishing a missing person alert system.IntroductionThis bill would establish a missing person alert system for the purpose of disseminating alerts to the public when a person who is not covered under existing alert systems is reported missing to a law enforcement agency under circumstances indicating that the person is in imminent danger of serious bodily harm or death.Withdrawn  Action details Not available
Int 0407-2022 *Farah N. Louis~SPONSORWITHDRAWNRequiring the civilian complaint review board to conduct an investigation of any injury or death caused by police action.IntroductionThis bill would require the Civilian Complaint Review Board to investigate all instances in which an injury or death to a civilian occurs during a police action. It would also require the Police Department to notify the Board of all such instances.Withdrawn  Action details Not available
Int 0408-2022 *Farah N. Louis~SPONSORWITHDRAWNPolice dept’s 911 operational time analysis report.IntroductionThis bill would require the New York City Police Department (“NYPD”) to report additional information in the 911 operational time analysis report. This bill would also require the report to be posted on the NYPD website. NYPD would be required to issue the new 911 operational time analysis reports for the period beginning January 1, 2020.Withdrawn  Action details Not available
Int 0409-2022 *Farah N. Louis~SPONSORWomen and Gender EquityIncreasing access to data and maternal mortality and morbidity.IntroductionThis bill would require the Department of Health and Mental Hygiene to post the annual Maternal Mortality and Morbidity report on its website.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Res 0165-2022 *Farah N. Louis~SPONSORWomen and Gender EquityAuthorizing certain shelters for victims of domestic violence to be reimbursed for any payment differential for housing a single individual in a room intended for double occupancy. (A.1847/S.843)Resolution Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0410-2022 *Christopher Marte~SPONSORSanitation and Solid Waste ManagementRequiring that notices of violation issued by the dept of sanitation be accompanied by a photograph of the alleged violation.IntroductionThe proposed bill would require that notices of violation issued by the Department of Sanitation be accompanied by a photograph of the alleged violation.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0411-2022 *Julie Menin~SPONSORParks and RecreationRequiring rulemaking to register community gardens on privately-owned vacant lots.IntroductionRules of the Department of Parks and Recreation cover licensing and registration of community gardens on City-owned property. This bill would require the Commissioner of Parks and Recreation to make rules to register community gardens located on privately-owned property.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Res 0166-2022 *Julie Menin~SPONSORSmall BusinessA temporary tax holiday suspending sales tax to boost sales for small businesses across New York City.Resolution Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0412-2022 *Francisco P. Moya~SPONSOREducationRequiring the DOE to report the number of individualized education programs that are translated.IntroductionThe requested legislation will require the Department of Education to report the number of translations requested in order to facilitate the effective implementation of individualized education programs, and the total number of translation services provided as requested.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0413-2022 *Sandy Nurse~SPONSORSanitation and Solid Waste ManagementEstablishing a tracking system concerning the disposal of yellow and brown grease.IntroductionThis bill would require the Business Integrity Commission (BIC) establish a tracking system that requires transporters of yellow and brown grease to report to the BIC how such grease is disposed. This bill would also establish a civil penalty for any person, required to document and track the collection, transportation and disposal of yellow and brown grease, who fails to comply with such requirement.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Res 0167-2022 *Sandy Nurse~SPONSORSanitation and Solid Waste ManagementReturnable bottles (A10184)Resolution Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0414-2022 *Chi A. Ossé~SPONSORSanitation and Solid Waste ManagementRat mitigation progress in rat mitigation zones.IntroductionThe bill would require the Department of Health and Mental Hygiene to issue an annual report on the success of rat mitigation measures in rat mitigation zones. Additionally, the Department would report on the metrics that are being used to create or eliminate rat mitigation zones.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0415-2022 *Keith Powers ~SPONSORTransportation and InfrastructureRequiring a study of dangerous driving.IntroductionThis bill would require the Department of Transportation (DOT), in collaboration with the Police Department and other appropriate agencies, to conduct an annual study of driving behavior to determine what behaviors are associated with traffic crashes, injuries and fatalities. DOT would be required to post a report on its website describing the conclusions of the study and its recommendations regarding dangerous driving, and report on any interventions undertaken by any agency and any increases or decreases in dangerous driving.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0416-2022 *Public Advocate Jumaane Williams~SPONSORFire and Emergency ManagementEstablishing an emergency student food plan.IntroductionThis bill would require the Office of Emergency Management, in consultation with the Mayor’s Office of Food Policy and the Department of Education (DOE) to develop a plan to provide students with breakfast, lunch and dinner in the event that City schools are ordered closed either by the governor, mayor or chancellor, or when any form of remote learning is being used by the DOE. The DOE already provides free breakfast, lunch and afterschool meals to all NYC public school students during the school year. This bill would ensure that in the event of an emergency or public health crisis that shutters schools, students will still be able to receive the meals they would normally receive in school and thus ensure their food security.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Res 0168-2022 *Public Advocate Jumaane Williams~SPONSORTransportation and InfrastructureRequiring motor vehicles sold in New York State to be equipped with a functioning rear seat detection system.Resolution Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0417-2022 *Lincoln Restler~SPONSORTransportation and InfrastructureNotice requirements for certain transportation projects and the repeal of section 19-187 in relation thereto.IntroductionThis bill would consolidate the community board and council member notice requirement for bike lanes with the requirement for major transportation projects. This would create a single, uniform process for the department of transportation to provide notice of any street project.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Res 0169-2022 *Lincoln Restler~SPONSOREnvironmental ProtectionClimate Action Council to draft, and the Governor to implement, a final Climate Action Council Scoping Plan that commits to meeting CLCPA targets and bold climate & environmental justice action in New York.Resolution Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0418-2022 *Kristin Richardson Jordan~SPONSORCultural Affairs, Libraries and International Intergroup RelationsEstablishment of a drag laureate program.IntroductionThis bill would require the establishment of a drag laureate program, pursuant to which the Commissioner of Cultural Affairs, in collaboration with the Director of the Office of Nightlife, would annually choose a drag laureate. The drag laureate would act as an ambassador to local businesses and LGBTQ+ spaces and would promote arts and culture in the City.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0419-2022 *Kristin Richardson Jordan~SPONSORGeneral WelfareDivision of AIDS services.IntroductionThe proposed bill would amend several paragraphs of Sections 126 and 128 of Title 21 of the Administrative Code, which are related to the Division of AIDS Services (otherwise known as the HIV/AIDS Services Administration or HASA). The proposed bill would require the Human Resources Administration (HRA) commissioner to consult with the HASA advisory board before updating the policy and procedures manual and client bill of rights. The bill would allow the chairperson or a majority of the advisory board to call a meeting and would require the board to produce annual reports. The bill would require HRA to post quarterly reports, the bill of rights, and annual reports of the advisory board online. The bill would also make non-substantive, technical amendments.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0420-2022 *Kristin Richardson Jordan~SPONSOREnvironmental ProtectionFees for the installation of solar power energy systems.IntroductionThis bill would exempt solar installations from any fees in connection with an application for a street crane permit for such installations.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0421-2022 *Kevin C. Riley~SPONSORGeneral WelfareRequiring the dept of homeless services to report on families with children in shelter.IntroductionThe proposed bill would require the Department of Homeless Services to produce a regular report on the total number of families with children living in shelter or entering the shelter system disaggregated by shelter type; percentage of families found eligible disaggregated by number of applications submitted; the number of families and placed in shelter based on their individualized needs; the average length of stay for families and the total number of families leaving shelter to permanent housing; and metrics concerning school enrollment and attendance for children living in shelter.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0422-2022 *Carlina Rivera ~SPONSORCivil and Human RightsRequiring covered entities to maintain a record of requests from persons requesting a reasonable accommodation.IntroductionThis bill would require covered entities to maintain a written record of requests for reasonable accommodations, to maintain those records for a minimum period of three years following the initial request, and to make those records available to the New York City Commission on Human Rights upon reasonable notice.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0423-2022 *Carlina Rivera ~SPONSORCivil Service and LaborCreating a pilot program providing freelance workers and domestic workers with safety training and information.IntroductionThis bill would require the Department of Consumer and Worker Protection (DCWP) to create a pilot program that provides freelance workers and domestic workers with first aid and cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) training. DCWP would also be required to provide domestic workers, in particular, with information about hazardous cleaning products, including less hazardous options and the use of protective equipment. One year after the effective date, DCWP would be required to provide a report regarding interest in the program, attendance at trainings, the cost of the program, the efficacy of the program, and recommendations about the program.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0424-2022 *Carlina Rivera ~SPONSOREducationRequiring the department of education to report on humane animal treatment instruction.IntroductionThis bill would require the Department of Education to report on humane animal treatment instruction in public elementary schools as required by Education Law Section 809.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0425-2022 *Carlina Rivera ~SPONSORHealthCampaign by the department of health and mental hygiene to increase awareness of and enrollment in health insurance by low-wage workers, and reporting in relation thereto.IntroductionThis bill would require the Commissioner of Health and Mental Hygiene to develop a campaign to increase low-wage workers’ awareness of and enrollment in health insurance. In establishing this campaign, the Commissioner would work with the Department of Consumer and Worker Protection, the New York City Health and Hospitals Corporation, the Mayor’s Office of Immigrant Affairs, and other relevant agencies. The Commissioner would communicate with low-wage workers, industries and stakeholders about the barriers such workers face in obtaining health insurance and develop strategies and materials to enhance health insurance awareness and increase enrollment. The bill would also require the Commissioner to report annually on the campaign to the Mayor and Speaker of the Council and post such report on the Department of Health and Mental Hygiene website.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0426-2022 *Carlina Rivera ~SPONSORHospitalsVisitation policy guidelines for hospitals during public health emergencies.IntroductionThis bill would require the Department of Health and Mental Hygiene (“DOHMH”) to develop voluntary guidelines for hospital visitation policies in the event of a public health emergency. Such guidelines would be distributed to hospitals in the City, posted on the DOHMH website, and submitted to the Mayor and Speaker of the Council. This bill would also require DOHMH to develop voluntary guidelines for hospital visitation policies in response to the new coronavirus disease, COVID-19, by July 1, 2020.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0427-2022 *Carlina Rivera ~SPONSORHousing and BuildingsRequiring landlords of housing accommodations controlled, subsidized or both by the HPD to report rental payment data to consumer reporting agencies upon tenant request.IntroductionThis bill would require that at the time of a lease signing in relation to a housing accommodation controlled, subsidized or both by the Department of Housing Preservation and Development, the landlord must offer the tenant the option to have the landlord report future rental payment data to nationwide consumer reporting agencies.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0428-2022 *Carlina Rivera ~SPONSORHousing and BuildingsProviding tenants the option of paying a security deposit in six equal monthly installments.IntroductionFor residential tenancies that are six months or longer, this bill would provide tenants the option of paying a security deposit in six, equal, consecutive monthly installments added to the first six rental payments, respectively. Tenants with a shorter term tenancy of less than six months would be permitted the option of paying equal, consecutive monthly installments provided that the number of installments match the number of months of the tenancy. This bill could alleviate hardships associated with the requirement to pay a security deposit in one lump sum.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0429-2022 *Carlina Rivera ~SPONSORPublic SafetyRequiring the PD to report on vehicles towed due to registration-related violations.IntroductionThis bill would require the New York City Police Department (“NYPD”) to develop and publish guidance for determining whether a motor vehicle with an alleged registration-related violation shall be towed. This bill would also require NYPD to issue a quarterly report on the number of vehicles towed due to an alleged registration-related violation. Such report would be submitted to the Mayor and City Council and would be posted on the NYPD website. The first report would be due on August 1, 2022.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0430-2022 *Carlina Rivera ~SPONSORHospitalsStudy by the dept of health and mental hygiene on the causes of rising wait times in emergency departments.IntroductionThis bill would require the Department of Health and Mental Hygiene to study the causes of prolonged wait times at emergency departments, as well as the effects such wait times have on patients’ health. The report would be due June 1, 2023.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Res 0170-2022 *Carlina Rivera ~SPONSORCivil Service and LaborOccupational Safety and Health Act of 1970Resolution Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Res 0171-2022 *Carlina Rivera ~SPONSORHealthRequiring that provision be made for pregnancy termination procedures in every individual or group policy or contract which provides coverage or indemnity for hospital, surgical or medical care and which offers maternity care coverage.Resolution Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0431-2022 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.~SPONSORGeneral WelfareRequiring the dept of homeless services to provide customer service training.IntroductionThe proposed bill would require the Department of Homeless Services to provide a biannual customer service training to all staff members, including those working for a provider under contract or similar agreement with the department, who have direct contact with shelter residents.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0432-2022 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.~SPONSORHousing and BuildingsRemediating lead soil hazards in dwellings.IntroductionThis bill would require owners of multiple dwellings to annually inspect soil in areas on the premises of a multiple dwelling, partially or wholly covered in soil and accessible to persons other than those employed to maintain such premises. If the lead level of that soil is above the soil lead reference level, the owner must notify the Department of Housing Preservation and Development and cover, replace or remediate that area. The Department of Health and Mental Hygiene may reduce the frequency of the sampling to every three years, if for each of the immediately preceding three years, the results indicate that the lead levels were below the soil lead reference levels.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0433-2022 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.~SPONSORTransportation and InfrastructureRequiring towed vehicle storage facilities to provide 24 hour access.IntroductionThis bill would require that storage facilities for towing be open 24 hours.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Res 0172-2022 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.~SPONSORConsumer and Worker ProtectionNew York State to increase the number of Commissioners on the Public Service Commission and permit New York City to appoint two of its Commissioners.Resolution Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0434-2022 *Pierina Ana Sanchez~SPONSORHousing and BuildingsExpanding the heat sensors program.IntroductionThis bill would require the Department of Housing Preservation and Development (HPD) to identify 150 class A multiple dwellings per borough based on factors including number of temperature violations and heat-related complaints every two years. Such identified buildings would then be required to install internet-capable temperature reporting devices for up to four years. HPD would be required to conduct dedicated heat inspections of these buildings at least once every two weeks, and tenants would be able to opt in to providing automatic heat data transmission to HPD.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0435-2022 *Lynn C. Schulman~SPONSORParks and RecreationRequiring the dept of parks and recreation to charge senior citizens, young adults, active members of the military, veterans and their minor children and persons with disabilities reduced admission fees to recreational facilities.IntroductionThis bill would require the Department of Parks and Recreation to charge senior citizens, young adults, persons with disabilities, active military personnel, and veterans and their minor children reduced admission fees to all department recreational facilities, including existing community recreation centers, museums, zoos, and botanical gardens. The bill also expands the existing reduced annual membership fee program to apply to active military personnel as well as the minor children of veterans and active military personnel.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0436-2022 *Althea V. Stevens~SPONSORCriminal JusticeCreating a juvenile detention advisory board.IntroductionThis bill would create a juvenile detention advisory board, consisting of seventeen members, to perform oversight of detention facilities run by the Administration for Children’s Services.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0437-2022 *Althea V. Stevens~SPONSORGovernmental OperationsImproving young adults’ access to voter registration materials.IntroductionUnder Section 3-209 of the City’s Administrative Code, high schools must make voter registration materials available to students during the year and must provide postage-paid voter registration materials to graduating seniors. This bill would require the city Department of Education to ask for, and the city Board of Elections to provide, registration materials in any available language (as determined by state or federal requirements) that makes sense for a particular school’s student population. The city Board of Elections also must code its registration forms so that it can track which forms come back from each school district. The bill also would require both the city Department of Education and the city Board of Elections to help track and report on whether these student voter registration efforts are effective in getting young adults to register to vote.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0438-2022 *Althea V. Stevens~SPONSORParks and RecreationWaiving parks permit fees for schools and child day care centers and providing an online system for school permit applications.IntroductionThis bill would waive Parks Department permit fees for any park use or service for school and day care groups and require the department to provide such free permit applications on-line.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Res 0173-2022 *Sandra Ung~SPONSORConsumer and Worker ProtectionExpand financial relief programs to assist City residents struggling to pay their utility bills.Resolution Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Res 0174-2022 *Marjorie Velázquez~SPONSORConsumer and Worker ProtectionConsolidated Edison to improve communication with City residents about increases in utility costsResolution Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0439-2022 *Nantasha M. Williams~SPONSORPublic SafetyRequiring the mayor’s office of criminal justice to evaluate the effectiveness of criminal justice programs that receive funding from the city.IntroductionThis bill would require the Criminal Justice Coordinator, also known as the Mayor’s Office of Criminal Justice, to evaluate the performance of any organization that receives funding from the City for criminal justice-related services. A summary of such evaluations must be submitted to the Mayor and the Council annually.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0440-2022 *Julie Won~SPONSORTechnologyProgram to provide public access to wireless networks.IntroductionThis bill would require the Office of Operations (OPS), the Office of Cyber Command (NYC3) and the Department of Information Technology and Telecommunications (DOITT) to establish a program for city agencies to provide Wi-Fi to the public. OPS, NYC3 and DOITT would be required to submit a report identifying the city agencies that are able to provide public access to existing secure wireless networks being used by such agencies. City agencies identified in the report would be required to submit a plan to OPS, NYC3 and DOITT to provide public access to secure wireless networks. Subsequently, such city agencies would be required to implement such plans to provide public access to Wi-Fi, and set up a publicly accessible space for individuals to access such Wi-Fi. Finally, the bill disclaims any liability on the part of the City for any damages incurred though the use of Wi-Fi provided pursuant to this bill.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0441-2022 *Julie Won~SPONSORTechnologyPublic review of electronic services developed by city agencies.IntroductionThis bill would require each city agency to conduct a review of by 200 members of the public of any mobile application, website or digital platform developed by the agency to deliver services. Individuals intended to use the electronic service would be permitted to apply to participate in the public review. The Mayor’s Office of Operations, in collaboration with the Department of Citywide Administrative Services and the Department of Information Technology and Telecommunications, would be required to maintain a website that lists public review for each agency’s electronic services, and information on how individuals may apply to participate.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
LU 0060-2022 *Justin L. Brannan~SPONSORPreconsidered - Finance788 Fox Street; Block 2720, Lot 69; Bronx, Council District No. 8.Land Use Application Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
LU 0061-2022 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.~SPONSORLandmarks, Public Sitings and DispositionsLandmarks, EMS Station 17 New Facility, Bronx (210293 PSX)Land Use Application Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
LU 0061-2022 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.  Landmarks, EMS Station 17 New Facility, Bronx (210293 PSX)Land Use Application Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
LU 0062-2022 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.~SPONSORLandmarks, Public Sitings and DispositionsLandmarks, EMS Station 17 New Facility, Bronx (C 210294 ZSX)Land Use Application Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
LU 0062-2022 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.  Landmarks, EMS Station 17 New Facility, Bronx (C 210294 ZSX)Land Use Application Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
LU 0063-2022 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.~SPONSORZoning and FranchisesZoning, 4541 Furman Avenue Rezoning, Bronx (C 200228 ZMX)Land Use Application Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
LU 0063-2022 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.  Zoning, 4541 Furman Avenue Rezoning, Bronx (C 200228 ZMX)Land Use Application Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
LU 0064-2022 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.~SPONSORZoning and FranchisesZoning, 4541 Furman Avenue Rezoning, Bronx (N 200229 ZRX)Land Use Application Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
LU 0064-2022 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.  Zoning, 4541 Furman Avenue Rezoning, Bronx (N 200229 ZRX)Land Use Application Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
LU 0065-2022 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.~SPONSORZoning and FranchisesZoning, 98 Third Avenue, Brooklyn (C 200335 ZMK)Land Use Application Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
LU 0065-2022 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.  Zoning, 98 Third Avenue, Brooklyn (C 200335 ZMK)Land Use Application Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
LU 0066-2022 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.~SPONSORZoning and FranchisesZoning, 98 Third Avenue, Brooklyn (N 200336 ZRK)Land Use Application Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
LU 0066-2022 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.  Zoning, 98 Third Avenue, Brooklyn (N 200336 ZRK)Land Use Application Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available