Meeting Name: City Council Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 9/29/2022 1:30 PM Minutes status: Final  
Meeting location: Council Chambers - City Hall
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    1.ROLL CALL      Roll call Not available
    2.INVOCATION - Delivered by: Pastor Mullery Jean-Pierre, Senior Pastor, Beraca Baptist Church, located at 9602 Flatlands Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11236. Motion to spread the Invocation in full upon the record by Council Member Narcisse.      Not available
    3.ADOPTION OF MINUTES - Motion that the Minutes of the Stated Meeting of September 6, 2022 be adopted as printed by Council Member Sanchez.      Not available
    4.MESSAGES & PAPERS FROM THE MAYOR      Not available
M 0093-2022 *  Received, Ordered, Printed and FiledSubmitting the Mayor's Management Report, FY'21.Mayor'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 0306-2022 AJustin L. Brannan Amended and Coupled on General OrdersConcerning the increase in the annual expenditure for the Fifth Avenue Association, 125th Street, Columbus/Amsterdam, DUMBO, and Court-Livingston-Schermerhorn Business Improvement Districts.Resolution Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
Res 0327-2022 *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
     REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON LAND USE      Not available
LU 0092-2022 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.  Landmarks, 2017 Grand Concourse, Bronx (C 220356 HAX)Land Use Application Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
Res 0333-2022 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr. Coupled on General OrdersLU 92 - Landmarks, 2017 Grand Concourse, Bronx (C 220356 HAX)Resolution Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
LU 0093-2022 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.  Landmarks, 2017 Grand Concourse, Bronx (C 220357 PQX)Land Use Application Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
Res 0334-2022 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr. Coupled on General OrdersLU 93 - Landmarks, 2017 Grand Concourse, Bronx (C 220357 PQX)Resolution Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
     REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON SMALL BUSINESS      Not available
Int 0116-2022 AJulie Menin Amended and Coupled on General OrdersCreating a one-stop shop small business portal.IntroductionThis 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. A user could submit and check on the status of applications, permits, and licenses through this portal, as well as settle or pay any outstanding balances on notices of violation. The Commissioner also would be required to review the effectiveness and efficiency of the portal every three years, including a survey of small businesses.Approved by CouncilPass Action details Not available
Int 0383-2022 AGale A. Brewer Amended and Coupled on General OrdersRegistration requirements and the datasets for ground floor or second floor commercial premises.IntroductionThis bill would amend the commercial property vacancy registry law. It would require that supplemental registration statements be filed by August 15 (for the period from January 1 through June 30), and February 15 (for the period from July 1 through December 31) each year, rather than s single filing on June 30 under current law. Supplemental registration statements would be required for any property that is vacant at the end of a given reporting period. It would also require that the Department of Finance release this supplemental registration statement data within 60 days of the reporting deadline, compared with six months under current law. This is intended to increase the frequency and timeliness of reported data on commercial vacancies in the City.Approved by CouncilPass Action details Not available
     REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON TECHNOLOGY      Not available
Int 0206-2022 ASandra Ung Amended and Coupled on General OrdersRequiring the commissioner of information technology and telecommunications to report on wait times for the 311 customer service center to connect callers to an interpreter.IntroductionThis bill would require the Commissioner of Information Technology and Telecommunications to make publicly available a dataset on the wait times experienced by individuals who request an interpreter during their calls to the New York City 311 Customer Service Center. The dataset would include information for calls made on or after January 1, 2023, and would also indicate the date and time of the calls and the language requested by the caller for interpretation services.Approved by CouncilPass Action details Not available
Int 0240-2022 AJennifer Gutiérrez Amended and Coupled on General OrdersDOITT updating 311 complaint types and reporting on such updates.IntroductionThis bill would require that, within 30 days of the effective date of a local law that an agency head determines would allow an individual to request a service from the agency, the agency head notify the Commissioner of Information Technology and Telecommunications and 311 of the possible need to update or add a new 311 service request or complaint type. This bill would further require 311 to submit an annual report on newly added or updated 311 service request or complaint types. 311 would also be required to make a dataset publicly available on the submission of correspondence by the public requesting the addition of, or an update to, 311 service request or complaint types. Such a dataset would have to be updated semiannually.Approved by CouncilPass Action details Not available
Int 0296-2022 ASandra Ung Amended and Coupled on General OrdersIdentification of languages spoken by callers to the 311 customer service center.IntroductionThis bill would require the implementation of a protocol for identifying the languages spoken by callers to 311. The bill would also require the 311 Customer Service Center to annually update the protocol based on a review of all calls for which interpretation services were requested, the wait time exceeded 300 seconds, and the Center determined there was a failure of the protocol; and the Center would be required to submit to the Mayor and the Speaker of the Council an annual report on the protocol and updates or changes to the protocol.Approved by CouncilPass Action details Not available
    12.GENERAL ORDERS CALENDAR      Not available
Int 0179-2022 AFrancisco P. Moya Laid OverA report on the role of women and gender non-binary, non-conforming, and intersex workers in nontraditional careers.IntroductionThis bill would require an office designated by the Mayor to submit to the Council and publish online a report containing information about the role of women and gender non-binary, non-conforming, and intersex workers in nontraditional careers no later than July 1, 2023.Laid Over by Council  Action details Not available
LU 0089-2022 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.  Zoning, 231-06 Northern Boulevard Commercial Overlay, Queens (C 210394 ZMQ)Land Use Application Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
Res 0335-2022 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr. Coupled on General OrdersLU 89 - Zoning, 231-06 Northern Boulevard Commercial Overlay, Queens (C 210394 ZMQ)Resolution Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
LU 0090-2022 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.  Zoning, Halletts North, Queens (C 220196 ZMQ)Land Use Application Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
Res 0336-2022 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr. Coupled on General OrdersLU 90 - Zoning, Halletts North, Queens (C 220196 ZMQ)Resolution Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
LU 0091-2022 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.  Zoning, Halletts North, Queens (N 220197 ZRQ)Land Use Application Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
Res 0337-2022 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr. Coupled on General OrdersLU 91 - Zoning, Halletts North, Queens (N 220197 ZRQ)Resolution Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
LU 0094-2022 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.  Zoning, Halletts North, Queens (C 220198 ZSQ)Land Use Application Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
Res 0338-2022 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr. Coupled on General OrdersLU 94 - Zoning, Halletts North, Queens (C 220198 ZSQ)Resolution Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
LU 0095-2022 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.  Zoning, Halletts North, Queens (C 220206 MMQ)Land Use Application Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
Res 0339-2022 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr. Coupled on General OrdersLU 95 - Zoning, Halletts North, Queens (C 220206 MMQ)Resolution Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
     COUPLED ON GENERAL ORDERS CALENDAR      Not available
    ~coupledFINANCE      Not available
Res 0306-2022 AJustin L. Brannan~coupledA and GOConcerning the increase in the annual expenditure for the Fifth Avenue Association, 125th Street, Columbus/Amsterdam, DUMBO, and Court-Livingston-Schermerhorn Business Improvement Districts.Resolution    Action details Not available
Res 0327-2022 *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
    ~coupledLAND USE      Not available
Res 0333-2022 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.~coupledGOLU 92 - Landmarks, 2017 Grand Concourse, Bronx (C 220356 HAX)Resolution    Action details Not available
Res 0334-2022 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.~coupledGOLU 93 - Landmarks, 2017 Grand Concourse, Bronx (C 220357 PQX)Resolution    Action details Not available
    ~coupledSMALL BUSINESS      Not available
Int 0116-2022 AJulie Menin~coupledA and GOCreating a one-stop shop small business portal.IntroductionThis 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. A user could submit and check on the status of applications, permits, and licenses through this portal, as well as settle or pay any outstanding balances on notices of violation. The Commissioner also would be required to review the effectiveness and efficiency of the portal every three years, including a survey of small businesses.   Action details Not available
Int 0383-2022 AGale A. Brewer~coupledA and GORegistration requirements and the datasets for ground floor or second floor commercial premises.IntroductionThis bill would amend the commercial property vacancy registry law. It would require that supplemental registration statements be filed by August 15 (for the period from January 1 through June 30), and February 15 (for the period from July 1 through December 31) each year, rather than s single filing on June 30 under current law. Supplemental registration statements would be required for any property that is vacant at the end of a given reporting period. It would also require that the Department of Finance release this supplemental registration statement data within 60 days of the reporting deadline, compared with six months under current law. This is intended to increase the frequency and timeliness of reported data on commercial vacancies in the City.   Action details Not available
    ~coupledTECHNOLOGY      Not available
Int 0206-2022 ASandra Ung~coupledA and GORequiring the commissioner of information technology and telecommunications to report on wait times for the 311 customer service center to connect callers to an interpreter.IntroductionThis bill would require the Commissioner of Information Technology and Telecommunications to make publicly available a dataset on the wait times experienced by individuals who request an interpreter during their calls to the New York City 311 Customer Service Center. The dataset would include information for calls made on or after January 1, 2023, and would also indicate the date and time of the calls and the language requested by the caller for interpretation services.   Action details Not available
Int 0296-2022 ASandra Ung~coupledA and GOIdentification of languages spoken by callers to the 311 customer service center.IntroductionThis bill would require the implementation of a protocol for identifying the languages spoken by callers to 311. The bill would also require the 311 Customer Service Center to annually update the protocol based on a review of all calls for which interpretation services were requested, the wait time exceeded 300 seconds, and the Center determined there was a failure of the protocol; and the Center would be required to submit to the Mayor and the Speaker of the Council an annual report on the protocol and updates or changes to the protocol.   Action details Not available
Int 0240-2022 AJennifer Gutiérrez~coupledA and GODOITT updating 311 complaint types and reporting on such updates.IntroductionThis bill would require that, within 30 days of the effective date of a local law that an agency head determines would allow an individual to request a service from the agency, the agency head notify the Commissioner of Information Technology and Telecommunications and 311 of the possible need to update or add a new 311 service request or complaint type. This bill would further require 311 to submit an annual report on newly added or updated 311 service request or complaint types. 311 would also be required to make a dataset publicly available on the submission of correspondence by the public requesting the addition of, or an update to, 311 service request or complaint types. Such a dataset would have to be updated semiannually.   Action details Not available
    ~coupledGENERAL ORDERS CALENDAR      Not available
Res 0335-2022 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.~coupledGOLU 89 - Zoning, 231-06 Northern Boulevard Commercial Overlay, Queens (C 210394 ZMQ)Resolution    Action details Not available
Res 0336-2022 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.~coupledGOLU 90 - Zoning, Halletts North, Queens (C 220196 ZMQ)Resolution    Action details Not available
Res 0337-2022 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.~coupledGOLU 91 - Zoning, Halletts North, Queens (N 220197 ZRQ)Resolution    Action details Not available
Res 0338-2022 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.~coupledGOLU 94 - Zoning, Halletts North, Queens (C 220198 ZSQ)Resolution    Action details Not available
Res 0339-2022 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.~coupledGOLU 95 - Zoning, Halletts North, Queens (C 220206 MMQ)Resolution    Action details Not available
          Pass Not available
    13.INTRODUCTION & READING OF BILLS (SEE BELOW)      Not available
    14.DISCUSSION OF RESOLUTIONS      Not available
    15.RESOLUTIONS – None      Not available
    16.GENERAL DISCUSSION      Not available
    17.EXTENSION OF REMARKS      Not available
     INTRODUCTION AND READING OF BILLS      Not available
Int 0701-2022 *Shaun Abreu~SPONSORGovernmental OperationsReporting on employment turnover of city employees during the COVID-19 emergency, and providing for the repeal of such requirement upon the expiration thereof.IntroductionThis bill would require the Department of Citywide Administrative Services (DCAS) to submit a report to the Mayor and the Speaker of the Council on city workers whose employment was terminated during the COVID-19 pandemic. The information required to be reported would include the total number of employees at each agency whose employment was voluntarily or involuntarily terminated, by EEO-4 job group and reason for termination. DCAS would be required to report such information covering the three years before the COVID-19 pandemic began and through the three years after the pandemic ends.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0702-2022 *Shaun Abreu~SPONSORCivil and Human RightsProhibiting discrimination on the basis of having a tattoo.IntroductionThis bill would prohibit discrimination in employment, public accommodations and housing based on having a tattoo. It would create an exception in employment and apprentice training programs where covering a tattoo is a bona fide occupational qualification reasonably necessary to carrying out a job function, and there exists no less discriminatory means of satisfying the qualification. It would also create exceptions in employment and housing where the City Human Rights Commission grants an exception based on considerations of public policy. In addition, this bill would clarify that a religious observance in employment includes having a tattoo.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0703-2022 *Shaun Abreu~SPONSORGeneral WelfareRequiring information on the timeliness of city-funded rental payments.IntroductionThe bill would require the Human Resources Administration (HRA) to submit quarterly reports on whether rental assistance payments for programs established by HRA are sent on time to landlords on behalf tenants receiving assistance. The report would include the total number of payments sent monthly disaggregated by the type of program, the number of payments that were late and why, and a description of any actions HRA is taking to ensure that payments are sent on time.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0704-2022 *Shaun Abreu~SPONSORGeneral WelfareReceipt of rental assistance payments.IntroductionThe bill would require the Human Resources Administration to provide landlords the option to accept rental assistance payments via an electronic transfer into a bank account.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0705-2022 *Shaun Abreu~SPONSORHousing and BuildingsRights and responsibilities of tenants and owners regarding the lawful collection of rents.IntroductionThis bill would require the Department of Housing Preservation and Development to include in its “ABC’s of Housing” guide information regarding a tenant’s obligation to pay rent in cases where the owner is found to be violating the building’s certificate of occupancy. While the most recent version of this guide includes this information, this bill would codify the requirement.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0706-2022 *Shaun Abreu~SPONSORMental Health, Disabilities and AddictionsRequiring the office of community mental health to create an online services portal and guide.IntroductionThis bill would require the Mayor’s Office of Community Mental Health to create an online portal and a written resource guide of available mental health services. The portal and guide would organize services by population and then by type of service. The bill would also require the Office to conduct outreach on the portal and the guide and ensure the portal is secure and confidential to protect the privacy of individuals accessing the portal.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0707-2022 *Alexa Avilés~SPONSOREnvironmental ProtectionAir quality monitoring at designated “heavy use” thoroughfares.IntroductionThis bill requires the Department of Enviromental Protection (DEP) to designate heavy-use thoroughfares in every borough, and install street level air monitors at a minimum at two major intersections on every designated heavy use thoroughfare and at every park or playground adjacent to a heavy use thoroughfare. The bill also requires the issuance of a report to the mayor and to the speaker of the council containing the results of the air quality monitoring of designated heavy use thoroughfares and recreational areas. Where the results of the air quality monitoring indicate that levels of any regulated air contaminant constitute a violation of an existing standard, DEP along with the Department of Transportation and the Department of Education shall implement mitigation measures that reduce exposure risks.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0708-2022 *Alexa Avilés~SPONSORTransportation and InfrastructureRedesigning the truck route network to improve safety and reduce traffic congestion and emissions.IntroductionThis bill would require the Department of Transportation (“DOT”) to redesign the city’s truck route network to improve safety, increase visibility, reduce traffic congestion and emissions, and reduce vehicle miles traveled. In redesigning the network, this bill would require DOT to consult with City agencies, affected residents, and representatives from businesses, environmental and climate justice organizations, street safety organizations, industrial business zone administrators, and the trucking, logistics and last-mile delivery industries. The bill would also require that DOT implement daylighting at each intersection adjacent to the truck route network, and review and replace truck route signage where necessary.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0709-2022 *Joseph C. Borelli~SPONSORHealthConducting beach water quality monitoring on a daily basis.IntroductionThis bill would require the department of health and mental hygiene to conduct water quality monitoring on a daily basis at all beaches under its jurisdiction.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0710-2022 *Joseph C. Borelli~SPONSORParks and RecreationPosting water quality monitoring test results at beaches.IntroductionThis bill would require the department of parks and recreation to post water quality monitoring test results, including detected contaminants and levels of detection, at comfort stations at all bathing beaches under the jurisdiction of the department. It would also require the department to post a description of types of contaminants tested for and threshold levels that would have to be reached to require the closure of a bathing beach.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0711-2022 *Joseph C. Borelli~SPONSORTransportation and InfrastructureStaten Island ferry service.IntroductionThis bill would require the Department of Transportation to provide a free alternative transportation service in the event of disruption of Staten Island Ferry service lasting longer than 24 hours.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0712-2022 *Erik D. Bottcher~SPONSORTransportation and InfrastructureReporting on evasion of photo-violation monitoring systems by motor vehicles with unreadable license plates.IntroductionThis bill would require the Department of Transportation (DOT) to report on evasion of red light cameras or school speed cameras by motor vehicles with unreadable license plates. An unreadable license plate would be defined as a license plate that a photo-violation monitoring system does not read because the camera malfunctioned, the license plate’s number is concealed or obscured or the license plate produces a distorted recorded or photographic image. This bill would require DOT to post the report on its website each month and submit those reports to the Mayor and the Speaker of the Council as a single report by January 31 of each year.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Res 0327-2022 *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 0713-2022 *Gale A. Brewer~SPONSORPublic SafetyCreating the offense of fostering the sale of stolen goods.IntroductionThis bill would create a new offense prohibiting individuals and businesses from fostering the sale of stolen goods by advertising or assisting in the sale of stolen goods on online marketplaces and third party sellers, or by other means. This offense will be classified as a Class A misdemeanor.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0714-2022 *Gale A. Brewer~SPONSORHousing and BuildingsCreating a land bank.IntroductionThis bill would establish a land bank for New York City, which would be tasked with acquiring, warehousing and transferring real property to develop, rehabilitate and preserve affordable housing.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0715-2022 *Gale A. Brewer~SPONSORTransportation and InfrastructureExpanding the information provided on the open space coordination platform.IntroductionThis bill would expand the information provided about open spaces on the open space coordination platform, a city website that provides information about the use of certain publicly accessible spaces. The information would include general information about the use of open spaces, including information that would facilitate use by vendors, community boards, business improvement districts and the general public. It would also provide information about permits and licenses required for certain uses of open spaces.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0716-2022 *Carmen N. De La Rosa~SPONSORCivil and Human RightsCreating a school diversity monitor within the human rights commission.IntroductionThis bill would create a school diversity monitor within the city’s Human Rights Commission. This position would monitor racial segregation in the city’s school system, including charter schools under the jurisdiction of the Department of Education (DOE) and would make recommendations to alleviate disparate impact discrimination. The bill would require the monitor to produce annual reports to the mayor, DOE and the Speaker on DOE’s efforts in combating segregation in the schools and implementation efforts by DOE to ensure greater integration of the overall school system.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0717-2022 *Carmen N. De La Rosa~SPONSORCivil Service and LaborProvision of union membership guidance for public-sector employees in NYC.IntroductionThis proposed legislation would require the Department of Citywide Administrative Services (DCAS) to produce and distribute to city employees a pamphlet outlining the benefits of union membership and explain changes and provide clarity to city agencies and employees about the recent Supreme Court decision Janus v. AFSCME Council 31. This Court decision held that no public sector employee, having refused membership in a trade union, may be compelled to pay union dues to said union.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0718-2022 *Carmen N. De La Rosa~SPONSORHousing and BuildingsRequiring newly constructed multiple dwellings to provide adequate space to store and sort organic waste.IntroductionThis bill would require that all R-2 occupancies constructed after its enactment provide space for the storage of organic waste material, and increases the minimum space required for the storage of refuse, recyclables and organic wastes.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0719-2022 *Carmen N. De La Rosa~SPONSORWomen and Gender EquityEstablishing an office of sexual orientation and gender identity and expression.IntroductionThis bill would require the Mayor to establish an Office of Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity and Expression (“SOGIE”). The SOGIE Office would promote City programs, and community outreach and education, with respect to issues of concern to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, questioning, intersex, asexual, nonbinary, gender nonconforming and other individuals identified by the director of the Office.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0720-2022 *Amanda Farías~SPONSORSanitation and Solid Waste ManagementWaste collection from nursing homes.IntroductionThe proposed bill would require the Department of Sanitation to collect solid waste from nursing homes at no cost to the nursing homes and regardless of whether the nursing home is a for-profit entity.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0721-2022 *Jennifer Gutiérrez~SPONSORTransportation and InfrastructureTruck route GPS study.IntroductionThis bill would require the New York City Department of Transportation to include in its truck route compliance study information about the feasibility of developing a web-based interactive mapping application that integrates the City’s truck route map with global positioning system technology.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0722-2022 *Robert F. Holden~SPONSORFire and Emergency ManagementRequiring the fire department to report on safety measures to mitigate fire risk associated with powered mobility devices.IntroductionThis bill would require the Fire Department to report on safety measures to mitigate fire risk associated with powered mobility devices. Specifically, the Department would be required to report on: (a) each fire, occurring the prior calendar year, where powered mobility devices were determined to be the suspected cause; (b) a review of fire risks posed by powered mobility devices and any design or use limitations to mitigate such risks; (c) a review of existing Fire Code provisions, and an evaluation of additional local regulatory measures, that mitigate fire risks posed by powered mobility devices; (d) an examination of regulatory approaches taken in other jurisdictions to mitigate fire risks posed by powered mobility devices; and (e) a summary of all activities taken by the fire department to decrease the occurrence of fires caused by powered mobility devices. The Fire Department would be required to submit to such reports to City Council, one due on January 30, 2023 and an update due on January 30, 2024.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0723-2022 *Robert F. Holden~SPONSORSanitation and Solid Waste ManagementInstallation of surveillance cameras to identify illegal placement of household refuse in public litter baskets.IntroductionThis bill would require that the Department of Sanitation (DSNY) install surveillance cameras in each community district to identify any person depositing household refuse in a public litter basket. This bill would require DSNY to consult with Council Members, Community Boards and local residents to determine the locations for such surveillance cameras.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Res 0328-2022 *Crystal Hudson~SPONSORImmigrationIncrease oversight of the immigration bond industry and curb abusive practice. (S7475B/ A7770C)Resolution Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Res 0329-2022 *Crystal Hudson~SPONSORPublic SafetyProhibit fake electronic communication service accounts and use of such information by law enforcement and other government entities. (S9247/A10447)Resolution Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0724-2022 *Ari Kagan~SPONSORPublic HousingReporting on New York city housing authority complaints and requests for service.IntroductionThis bill would require the 311 customer service center to issue quarterly reports regarding 311 complaints or requests for service related to the New York City Housing Authority. The reported information would include the category and a brief description of the complaint or request, the status of the complaint or request, the percentage of complaints and requests that were resolved, and the average resolution time.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0725-2022 *Linda Lee~SPONSOREducationRequiring the department of education to create a website for schools to list surplus school supplies to be claimed for use by other schools.IntroductionThis bill would require the Department of Education to create a website where schools may list their surplus school supplies for the purpose of allowing other schools to claim such supplies.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0726-2022 *Farah N. Louis~SPONSORMental Health, Disabilities and AddictionsExpanding reporting by the mayor’s office of community mental health on services provided.IntroductionThis bill would expand the mayor’s office of community mental health’s reporting requirement to provide more detailed information related to each of the mental health services the agency provides.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Res 0330-2022 *Farah N. Louis~SPONSORMental Health, Disabilities and AddictionsRequiring at least a ratio of one clinical, non-student mental health staff member per one thousand students on all SUNY and CUNY campuses. (A.302/S.844)Resolution Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Res 0331-2022 *Christopher Marte~SPONSORCultural Affairs, Libraries and International Intergroup RelationsRecognizing Lunar New Year as an annual school holiday and as an official holiday in the City of New York.Resolution Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0727-2022 *Julie Menin~SPONSORWomen and Gender EquityRequiring the mayor’s office on ending domestic and gender-based violence to operate family justice centers 24 hours a day, seven days a week, and to conduct a public campaign to inform the community of this change.IntroductionThis bill would require the Mayor’s Office on Ending Domestic and Gender-Based Violence to operate NYC Family Justice Centers 24 hours a day every day of the week and to inform the public of this change through a multilingual public awareness campaign.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0728-2022 *Keith Powers ~SPONSORCriminal JusticeHousing decisions for transgender, gender nonconforming and intersex individuals.IntroductionThis bill would require the Department of Correction to assess all incarcerated individuals for their risk of sexual victimization at intake and when transferred between facilities. This bill would also create an appeals process for transgender, gender non-conforming and intersex individuals who requested specific housing based on identifying as such. This bill would also require the Board of Correction to issue opinions regarding appeals of housing requests related to gender identity.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0729-2022 *Public Advocate Jumaane Williams~SPONSOREnvironmental ProtectionMandating a yearly report on the automated meter reading program.IntroductionThis bill would require that the Department of Environmental Protection submit to the Speaker of the Council and the Mayor, and post on the Department’s website, an annual report detailing buildings that do not participate in the Department’s automated meter reading program and include which locations have had an increase in meter reading charges.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0730-2022 *Public Advocate Jumaane Williams~SPONSOREnvironmental ProtectionIncreasing penalties for failure to comply with backflow prevention requirements.IntroductionThis bill would increase the monetary penalties to be imposed on a building owner or operator who fails to comply with installation and reporting requirements for water backflow prevention devices. For failure to install the device, the civil penalty would be $1,000-10,000 and the criminal fine would be $2,000-10,000. For failure to file an annual report, the civil penalty would be $700-10,000 and the criminal fine would be $1,400-10,000.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0731-2022 *Public Advocate Jumaane Williams~SPONSOREnvironmental ProtectionEstablishing a water rate task force.IntroductionThis local law establishes a water rate task force intended to review concerns affecting water rates, water rate equity and other ratepayer issues such as water and sewer infrastructure construction and maintenance costs. The water rate task force may offer recommendations for water rate improvements and conservation measures, including how to address water leaks and unauthorized or unrestricted water use to protect public health and the environment. The water rate task force must also prepare a biennial report on water rate equity to be delivered to the speaker of the council and the mayor, and posted online on the website of the department of environmental protection. No member of the water rate task force shall be an employee of the city or a member of the water boardReferred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0732-2022 *Public Advocate Jumaane Williams~SPONSORFinanceDept of finance conducting education and outreach regarding deed and foreclosure prevention assistance fraud.IntroductionThis local law would require the Department of Finance, in conjunction with the Department of Housing Preservation and Development and the Department of Consumer and Worker Protection, to conduct education and outreach regarding deed fraud and foreclosure prevention assistance fraud through the posting and dissemination of resource materials, including referral resources for legal assistance.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0733-2022 *Public Advocate Jumaane Williams~SPONSORGovernmental OperationsExpansion of the Franchise and Concession Review Committee.IntroductionThis bill would expand the Franchise and Concession Review Committee by adding a member appointed by the Public Advocate.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0734-2022 *Public Advocate Jumaane Williams~SPONSORHealthEstablishing a pilot program to provide bleeding control training and kits.IntroductionThis bill would require the Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, in consultation with other appropriate agencies, to establish a pilot program to provide bleeding control training and kits to New York City residents, in particular students, those who work with children, clergy and parishioners. The Department of Health and Mental Hygiene would also be required to report on the program, including its cost, its effectiveness, and recommendations with respect to expanding the program or making it permanent.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0735-2022 *Public Advocate Jumaane Williams~SPONSORHousing and BuildingsImposing civil penalties on contractors who perform work after the expiration of a permit.IntroductionBuilding owners are subject to fines when construction work is performed on their buildings after the expiration of a permit. This bill would shift liability for such fines, and for certain related inspection fees, from building owners to contractors who performed the unpermitted work.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0736-2022 *Public Advocate Jumaane Williams~SPONSORParks and RecreationRequiring a study and mitigation of the impacts of methane gas emissions on city trees.IntroductionThe bill calls for the Department of Parks and Recreation (DPR), in conjunction with the Department of Environmental Protection, to create or review and adopt maps showing fugitive methane gas emissions from gas mains in the city. Where maps of the canopy of trees under DPR’s jurisdiction, when overlaid upon the maps of methane gas emissions from gas mains, indicate that such trees may be impacted by fugitive methane gas emissions, DPR would have to perform a field survey to determine whether the trees have been damaged by the emissions. Where the field surveys confirm damage to such trees, DPR must document the damage, take appropriate steps to notify the responsible utility and require mitigation or seek reimbursement as may be appropriate.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0737-2022 *Public Advocate Jumaane Williams~SPONSORPublic SafetyRequiring the NYC police department to issue public reports on the department’s use of body-worn cameras.IntroductionThis bill would require the Police Department to submit quarterly public reports on information regarding the use of body-worn cameras. Additionally, the department would be required to annually publish information on each incident requiring an officer to engage body-worn cameras in accordance to Department policy.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0738-2022 *Public Advocate Jumaane Williams~SPONSORTransportation and InfrastructureRequiring the DOT to consider placement of traffic enforcement agents in developing an interagency roadway safety plan.IntroductionLocal Law 12 of 2011 requires the Department of Transportation (“DOT”) to develop an interagency plan to improve roadway safety and reduce incidents of traffic injuries and fatalities. The plan must be updated every five years and submitted to the Mayor and the Council. The proposed legislation would require DOT to specifically consider placement of traffic enforcement agents in certain areas in developing suggestions as part of the interagency roadway safety plan.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0739-2022 *Carlina Rivera ~SPONSORPublic SafetyInformation regarding alternatives to incarceration.IntroductionThis bill would require the Mayor’s Office of Criminal Justice (“MOCJ”) to work with the Office of Court Administration to promote the display of information regarding alternatives to incarceration in courts. MOCJ would also be required to forward such information to the City’s district attorneys and public defenders.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0740-2022 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.~SPONSORConsumer and Worker ProtectionEstablishing a task force to examine reckless driving by tow truck operators.IntroductionThis bill would establish a task force to examine reckless driving by tow truck operators. The task force would consist of the Commissioner of Consumer and Worker Protection, the Commissioner of Transportation, the Police Commissioner, one member appointed by the Mayor and one member appointed by the Speaker of the Council. The task force would be required to submit a report of its recommendations to address reckless driving and speeding by tow truck operators, including proposed changes to laws, agency rules, agency enforcement practices and traffic safety strategies.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0741-2022 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.~SPONSORGeneral WelfareRadiator inspections in homeless shelters.IntroductionThis bill would require the Department of Homeless Services (DHS) to inspect radiators during any inspection related to health, safety, or the physical conditions of a homeless shelter.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0742-2022 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.~SPONSORGeneral WelfareRequiring the administration for children’s services and the department of probation to report on juvenile justice statistics.IntroductionIn response to Raise the Age, an expanded number of justice involved youth will be under the jurisdiction of the Administration for Children’s Service. This legislation would expand existing reporting requirements in the Administrative Code to more closely adhere to legal classifications of the juvenile justice population.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0743-2022 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.~SPONSORGovernmental OperationsRequiring certain city employees to identify themselves during encounters with the public.IntroductionThis bill would require that City employees who can issue summons or notices of violation, when questioning people, provide a business card with identifying information upon request. If a business card it not available, employees could instead provide a hand-written card or provide the identifying information verbally.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0744-2022 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.~SPONSORPublic SafetyRequiring reporting on the police department’s 2020 community ambassador initiative.IntroductionThis bill would require the New York City Police Department (NYPD) to issue an annual report about its community ambassador initiative, announced in June of 2020. The NYPD would also be required to post the name and contact information of each community ambassador on its website.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0745-2022 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.~SPONSORTransportation and InfrastructureCreating borough-based traffic request response teams.IntroductionThis bill would require the New York City Department of Transportation to assign staff to respond to traffic requests in each borough. The number of staff members for each borough would be proportionate to the volume of traffic requests in the borough. The traffic request response staff members would be responsible for responding to traffic requests in their assigned borough within three months of submission of the request, if practicable.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0746-2022 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.~SPONSORTransportation and InfrastructureRestricting the parking of mobile homes and trailers near schools and parks.IntroductionThis bill would prohibit the on-street parking of mobile homes and trailers within 1000 feet of a school or park.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0747-2022 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.~SPONSORGeneral WelfareRequiring the department of social services to create a domestic violence shelter designated for men.IntroductionThis bill would require the Department of Social Services (DSS) to establish a domestic violence shelter exclusively for individuals who identify as men.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Res 0332-2022 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.~SPONSORPublic HousingRequire NYCHA to conduct annual evaluations of agency property employees.Resolution Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0748-2022 *Nantasha M. Williams~SPONSORTransportation and InfrastructureEstablishing dynamic parking zones.IntroductionDynamic-parking zones are areas of high traffic congestion where a demand-based parking fee would be implemented. This bill would require the Department of Transportation (DOT) to create at least one dynamic parking zone per borough where the parking rates would rise or fall depending on real-time demand. The range in which rates can rise or fall must be set by DOT prior to implementation and can only be changed with one week’s notice. Finally, any vehicle currently exempt from metered parking requirements due to a special vehicle identification permit will also be exempt from dynamic-parking fees.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
LU 0113-2022 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.~SPONSORPreconsidered - Landmarks, Public Sitings and DispositionsLandmarks, Gateway Site 26a and Phase 5, Brooklyn (C 220405 HAK)Land Use Application Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
LU 0113-2022 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.  Landmarks, Gateway Site 26a and Phase 5, Brooklyn (C 220405 HAK)Land Use Application Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
LU 0114-2022 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.~SPONSORPreconsidered - Landmarks, Public Sitings and DispositionsLandmarks, Gateway Site 26a and Phase 5, Brooklyn (C 220406 HUK)Land Use Application Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
LU 0114-2022 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.  Landmarks, Gateway Site 26a and Phase 5, Brooklyn (C 220406 HUK)Land Use Application Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
LU 0115-2022 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.~SPONSORPreconsidered - Zoning and FranchisesZoning, 78-46 Metropolitan Avenue Rezoning, Queens (C 220133 ZMQ)Land Use Application Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
LU 0115-2022 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.  Zoning, 78-46 Metropolitan Avenue Rezoning, Queens (C 220133 ZMQ)Land Use Application Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
LU 0116-2022 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.~SPONSORPreconsidered - Zoning and FranchisesZoning, 79-18 164th Street Rezoning, Queens (C 220414 ZMQ)Land Use Application Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
LU 0116-2022 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.  Zoning, 79-18 164th Street Rezoning, Queens (C 220414 ZMQ)Land Use Application Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
LU 0117-2022 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.~SPONSORPreconsidered - Zoning and FranchisesZoning, 40-25 Crescent Street Rezoning, Queens (C 220169 ZMQ)Land Use Application Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
LU 0117-2022 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.  Zoning, 40-25 Crescent Street Rezoning, Queens (C 220169 ZMQ)Land Use Application Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
LU 0118-2022 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.~SPONSORPreconsidered - Zoning and FranchisesZoning, 40-25 Crescent Street Rezoning, Queens (N 220170 ZRQ)Land Use Application Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
LU 0118-2022 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.  Zoning, 40-25 Crescent Street Rezoning, Queens (N 220170 ZRQ)Land Use Application Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
LU 0119-2022 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.~SPONSORLandmarks, Public Sitings and DispositionsLandmarks, Morrisania Open Door, Bronx (C 220380 HAX)Land Use Application Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
LU 0119-2022 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.  Landmarks, Morrisania Open Door, Bronx (C 220380 HAX)Land Use Application Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
LU 0120-2022 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.~SPONSORLandmarks, Public Sitings and DispositionsLandmarks, Morrisania Open Door Article XI, Bronx (G 220020 XAX)Land Use Application Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
LU 0120-2022 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.  Landmarks, Morrisania Open Door Article XI, Bronx (G 220020 XAX)Land Use Application Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
LU 0121-2022 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.~SPONSORLandmarks, Public Sitings and DispositionsLandmarks, Morris Heights NCP, Bronx (C 220381 HAX)Land Use Application Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
LU 0121-2022 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.  Landmarks, Morris Heights NCP, Bronx (C 220381 HAX)Land Use Application Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
LU 0122-2022 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.~SPONSORLandmarks, Public Sitings and DispositionsLandmarks, Morris Heights NCP Article XI, Bronx (G 220019 XAX)Land Use Application Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
LU 0122-2022 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.  Landmarks, Morris Heights NCP Article XI, Bronx (G 220019 XAX)Land Use Application Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
LU 0123-2022 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.~SPONSORLandmarks, Public Sitings and DispositionsLandmarks, Morrisania Claremont Village Open Door, Bronx (G 220022 NUX)Land Use Application Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
LU 0123-2022 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.  Landmarks, Morrisania Claremont Village Open Door, Bronx (G 220022 NUX)Land Use Application Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
LU 0124-2022 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.~SPONSORLandmarks, Public Sitings and DispositionsLandmarks, Morrisania Claremont Village Open Door Article XI, Bronx (G 220021 XAX)Land Use Application Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
LU 0124-2022 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.  Landmarks, Morrisania Claremont Village Open Door Article XI, Bronx (G 220021 XAX)Land Use Application Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available