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Meeting Name: Committee on Transportation Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 12/16/2019 1:00 PM Minutes status: Final  
Meeting location: Council Chambers - City Hall
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Int 0946-2018 *Brad S. Lander Proposed Int. No. 946-AProhibiting on-call scheduling for utility safety workers and providing advance notice of work schedules to utility safety workers.IntroductionThe proposed bill would ban the practice of on-call scheduling for utility safety workers who locate and mark underground infrastructure. The bill would prohibit employers from canceling, changing or adding work shifts within 72 hours of the start of the shift, except in limited circumstances. The bill would also require the employer to provide a utility safety worker with a written work schedule no later than 72 hours before the first shift on the work schedule, to post the workers’ schedule at the work location 72 hours before the beginning of the scheduled hours of work, and to provide a written copy of an employee’s work schedule for any week worked within the prior three years. The bill provides for enforcement by the Office of Labor Policy & Standards within the Department of Consumer Affairs and sets forth a complaint procedure, investigations, administrative relief and civil penalties.Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 0946-2018 *Brad S. Lander  Prohibiting on-call scheduling for utility safety workers and providing advance notice of work schedules to utility safety workers.IntroductionThe proposed bill would ban the practice of on-call scheduling for utility safety workers who locate and mark underground infrastructure. The bill would prohibit employers from canceling, changing or adding work shifts within 72 hours of the start of the shift, except in limited circumstances. The bill would also require the employer to provide a utility safety worker with a written work schedule no later than 72 hours before the first shift on the work schedule, to post the workers’ schedule at the work location 72 hours before the beginning of the scheduled hours of work, and to provide a written copy of an employee’s work schedule for any week worked within the prior three years. The bill provides for enforcement by the Office of Labor Policy & Standards within the Department of Consumer Affairs and sets forth a complaint procedure, investigations, administrative relief and civil penalties.Amendment Proposed by Comm  Action details Not available
Int 0946-2018 *Brad S. Lander  Prohibiting on-call scheduling for utility safety workers and providing advance notice of work schedules to utility safety workers.IntroductionThe proposed bill would ban the practice of on-call scheduling for utility safety workers who locate and mark underground infrastructure. The bill would prohibit employers from canceling, changing or adding work shifts within 72 hours of the start of the shift, except in limited circumstances. The bill would also require the employer to provide a utility safety worker with a written work schedule no later than 72 hours before the first shift on the work schedule, to post the workers’ schedule at the work location 72 hours before the beginning of the scheduled hours of work, and to provide a written copy of an employee’s work schedule for any week worked within the prior three years. The bill provides for enforcement by the Office of Labor Policy & Standards within the Department of Consumer Affairs and sets forth a complaint procedure, investigations, administrative relief and civil penalties.Laid Over by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 0947-2018 *Brad S. Lander  Requiring certification of safety training for street permits.IntroductionThe proposed legislation would require applicants for a permit to open a street to certify to the Department of Transportation that all workers are in compliance with applicable safety training and education laws and regulations so as to ensure public safety and health during the performance of work under the permit. The proposed bill also provides for civil and criminal penalties for violations, which would be imposed on a per worker basis.Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 0947-2018 *Brad S. Lander  Requiring certification of safety training for street permits.IntroductionThe proposed legislation would require applicants for a permit to open a street to certify to the Department of Transportation that all workers are in compliance with applicable safety training and education laws and regulations so as to ensure public safety and health during the performance of work under the permit. The proposed bill also provides for civil and criminal penalties for violations, which would be imposed on a per worker basis.Laid Over by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 1724-2019 *Ben Kallos  Creating a demonstration program to use photographic evidence to impose liability on vehicle owners for passing a stopped school bus and providing for the repeal of such provision upon the expiration thereof.IntroductionThis bill would create a demonstration program to monitor vehicle operators, using images from stationary cameras or cameras affixed to the sides of school buses, for failure to stop for a school bus displaying a red visual signal. Under this program, liability and penalties would be imposed on the owners of such vehicles.Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 1724-2019 *Ben Kallos  Creating a demonstration program to use photographic evidence to impose liability on vehicle owners for passing a stopped school bus and providing for the repeal of such provision upon the expiration thereof.IntroductionThis bill would create a demonstration program to monitor vehicle operators, using images from stationary cameras or cameras affixed to the sides of school buses, for failure to stop for a school bus displaying a red visual signal. Under this program, liability and penalties would be imposed on the owners of such vehicles.Laid Over by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 1812-2019 *Carlina Rivera   Establishing an office of active transportation and an active transportation advisory board.IntroductionThis bill would establish an Office of Active Transportation and an Active Transportation Advisory Board. The Advisory Board would consist of 12 members: eight appointed by the Speaker of the Council and four appointed by the Mayor. The Office would grow and improve active transportation by coordinating infrastructure and policy initiatives, conducting outreach, reviewing information on complaints and violations, and serving as a liaison between active transportation users, residents, and government. The Office would also help active transportation users navigate City licensing and permitting requirements. The Office would also submit an annual report advising the Mayor and various agencies on active transportation trends and make policy recommendations on an ongoing basis.Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 1812-2019 *Carlina Rivera   Establishing an office of active transportation and an active transportation advisory board.IntroductionThis bill would establish an Office of Active Transportation and an Active Transportation Advisory Board. The Advisory Board would consist of 12 members: eight appointed by the Speaker of the Council and four appointed by the Mayor. The Office would grow and improve active transportation by coordinating infrastructure and policy initiatives, conducting outreach, reviewing information on complaints and violations, and serving as a liaison between active transportation users, residents, and government. The Office would also help active transportation users navigate City licensing and permitting requirements. The Office would also submit an annual report advising the Mayor and various agencies on active transportation trends and make policy recommendations on an ongoing basis.Laid Over by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 1813-2019 *Ydanis A. Rodriguez  Establishing an office of pedestrians.IntroductionThis bill would require the mayor to establish an Office of Pedestrians, either as a stand-alone office or within a city agency. The office would be led by a director whom the mayor or, if the office is within an agency, an agency head would appoint. The director’s primary responsibilities would include issuing policy recommendations and serving as an intermediary between pedestrians and city agencies, with the goal of improving pedestrian safety in the city. The director would also be required to submit an annual report detailing the office’s activities.Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 1813-2019 *Ydanis A. Rodriguez  Establishing an office of pedestrians.IntroductionThis bill would require the mayor to establish an Office of Pedestrians, either as a stand-alone office or within a city agency. The office would be led by a director whom the mayor or, if the office is within an agency, an agency head would appoint. The director’s primary responsibilities would include issuing policy recommendations and serving as an intermediary between pedestrians and city agencies, with the goal of improving pedestrian safety in the city. The director would also be required to submit an annual report detailing the office’s activities.Laid Over by Committee  Action details Not available