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Meeting Name: City Council Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 1/23/2020 1:30 PM Minutes status: Final  
Meeting location: Council Chambers - City Hall
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    1.ROLL CALL      Roll call Video Video
    2.INVOCATION - Delivered by: Reverend Dr. Nakagaki, spiritual leader of the Buddhist Council of New York located at 376 Broadway, New York, NY 10013. Motion to spread the Invocation in full upon the record by Council Member Chin.      Video Video
    3.ADOPTION OF MINUTES - Motion that the Minutes of the Stated Meeting of December 10, 2019 be adopted as printed by Council Member Brannan.      Video Video
    4.MESSAGES & PAPERS FROM THE MAYOR      Video Video
M 0205-2020 *  Received, Ordered, Printed and FiledSubmitting Preliminary certificate setting forth the maximum amount of debt and reserves which the City, and the NYC Municipal Water Finance Authority, may soundly incur for capital projects for FY'21 and the ensuing 3 fiscal years.Mayor's Message Rcvd, Ord, Prnt, Fld by Council  Action details Not available
M 0206-2020 *  Rules, Privileges and ElectionsAloysee Heredia Jarmoszuk, Taxi and Limousine CommissionMayor's Message Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
    5.COMMUNICATIONS FROM CITY, COUNTY & BOROUGH OFFICES - None      Video Video
    6.PETITIONS AND COMMUNICATIONS - None      Video Video
    7.LAND USE CALL-UPS      Video Video
M 0207-2020 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr. Coupled on Call-Up VoteZoning, GO Broome Street Development, Manhattan (C 200061(A) ZSM, C 200064 ZMM and N 200065 ZRM)Land Use Call-Up Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
M 0208-2020 *Margaret S. Chin Coupled on Call-Up VoteZoning, 503 Broadway, Manhattan (C 190265 ZSM)Land Use Call-Up Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
M 0209-2020 *Vanessa L. Gibson Coupled on Call-Up VoteZoning, Bridge Park South Mapping, Bronx (C 190508 MMX)Land Use Call-Up Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
          Pass Not available
    8.COMMUNICATION FROM THE SPEAKER      Video Video
    9.DISCUSSION OF GENERAL ORDERS      Video Video
    10.REPORTS OF SPECIAL COMMITTEES - None      Video Video
    11.REPORTS OF STANDING COMMITTEES      Video Video
     REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON CIVIL SERVICE AND LABOR      Not available
Int 1785-2019 *I. Daneek Miller Coupled on GOHealth insurance coverage for the surviving family members of certain deceased employees of NYC.IntroductionThis bill amends the Administrative Code to provide that surviving family members (surviving spouse, domestic partner and children) of municipal employees who have died as a natural or proximate result of an accident or injury sustained while in the performance of duty are extended health insurance coverage. This benefit also extends to the surviving family members of municipal employees whose accidental death benefits have been awarded in connection with a qualifying World Trade Center condition.Approved by CouncilPass Action details Not available
     REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON CONSUMER AFFAIRS AND BUSINESS LICENSING      Not available
Int 1281-2018 ARitchie J. Torres Amended and Coupled on GOProhibiting food stores and retail establishments from refusing to accept payment in cash.IntroductionThis bill prohibits food and retail establishments from refusing to accept cash from consumers. It also prohibits establishments from charging cash-paying consumers a higher price than cash-less consumers. The bill provides for penalties of not more than $1000 for a first violation, and of not more than $1500 for each succeeding violation. There are some modifications and exceptions in the bill. Food and retail establishments do not have to accept bills in denominations of greater than $20. Transactions taking place completely online, by phone or mail are excluded. Food and retail establishments that have devices that convert cash into prepaid cards on their premises are considered to accept cash only if several requirements are met. Such devices cannot charge a fee or require a minimum deposit over one dollar. There can be no limit on the number of transactions on such cards. The funds on the card cannot expire. Where a device malfunctions, an establishment must accept cash, and shall have a sign stating such on or immediately adjacent to the cash-conversion device.Approved by CouncilPass Action details Not available
     REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION      Not available
Int 0420-2018 BCosta G. Constantinides Amended and Coupled on GOSoil lead testing in certain department of parks and recreation capital projects.IntroductionThis bill would require the Parks Department (DPR) to test for lead concentration levels in areas of parks under DPR jurisdiction that contain exposed soil and are used for active play or passive recreation whenever a capital project occurs in such area. Where the test indicates that a bare soil area has a lead level at or above the level set forth in title 40 of the code of federal regulations (currently 400 parts per million), DPR must cover, replace or otherwise remediate the lead level in the area.Approved by CouncilPass Action details Not available
     REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON FINANCE      Not available
Res 1227-2020 *Daniel Dromm  Preconsidered - Coupled on GODowntown Flushing Transit Hub Business Improvement DistrictResolution Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
Res 1228-2020 *Daniel Dromm  Preconsidered - Coupled on GOApproving 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
LU 0602-2020 *Daniel Dromm   319-321 West 38th Street.HPO.FY20, Block 762, p/o Lot 23; Manhattan.Land Use Application Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
Res 1232-2020 *Daniel Dromm  Preconsidered - Coupled on GOLU 602 - 319-321 West 38th Street.HPO.FY20, Block 762, p/o Lot 23; Manhattan.Resolution Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
     REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON GOVERNMENTAL OPERATIONS      Not available
Int 0991-2018 CFernando Cabrera  Amended and Coupled on GOOffice of administrative trials and hearings dismissing taxi and limousine commission-related violations pertaining to vehicle lights upon proof of correction.IntroductionThis bill would authorize the Office of Administrative Trials and Hearings (“OATH”) to dismiss a violation enforced by the New York City Taxi and Limousine Commission (“TLC”) pertaining to a defective vehicle lights so long as two conditions are met: the driver or owner must have fixed the light no later one day after being issued a violation, and the driver must provide proof of correction, such as a statement of correction issued by a state inspection authority or auto repair shop, along with the TLC summons, to the TLC. Once the TLC, upon inspection of proof, determines that the driver or owner corrected the light, it would then recommend that OATH dismiss the violation.Approved by CouncilPass Action details Not available
     REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON HEALTH      Not available
Int 0904-2018 ACarlina Rivera  Amended and Coupled on GOLead Package - Investigations by the department of health and mental hygiene in connection with reports of pregnant persons with elevated blood lead levels.IntroductionThis bill would require the DOHMH, whenever it receives a report of a pregnant person with an elevated blood lead level, to conduct an investigation to identify potential sources of such elevated blood lead level, and after the birth of a child, monitor such child for elevated blood lead levels and assess whether the apartment where such child resides contains any lead-based paint or unsafe lead paint. In addition, DOHMH is required to conduct outreach to new and expecting parents regarding the availability of inspections for peeling paint, or a deteriorated subsurface or underlying defect in their apartment, and to provide them with information about blood lead testing for children, unsafe construction or renovation work practices, and the availability of inspections for such practices.Approved by CouncilPass Action details Not available
     REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON HOUSING AND BUILDINGS      Not available
Int 0873-2018 AMargaret S. Chin Amended and Coupled on GOLead Package - Permanent removal of lead-based paint.IntroductionThis bill requires schools to conduct regular surveys and inspections for lead-based paint hazards, the results of which will be made publicly available and delivered to parents and guardians. This bill also requires HPD to, when conducting certain inspections, determine whether there has been a violation of the requirement to remediate lead hazards when a unit turns over. Finally, this bill establishes a presumption that a building owner who is unable to provide a record of having completed required lead hazard remediation at turnover has violated the relevant provisions.Approved by CouncilPass Action details Not available
Int 0891-2018 AStephen T. Levin Amended and Coupled on GOLead Package - Lead poisoning prevention and control in certain dwellings.IntroductionThis bill expands the meaning of “multiple dwelling” for the purposes of lead laws to also include private dwellings where at least one unit is not owner-occupied.Approved by CouncilPass Action details Not available
Int 0919-2018 ARitchie J. Torres Amended and Coupled on GOLead Package - Investigations of lead-based paint hazards by independent and certified inspectors, and contractor certifications for construction activities that disturb lead-based paint.IntroductionThis bill requires that, within five years of the bill’s effective date, a thorough inspection be conducted by at EPA-certified inspector and include a specified inspection protocol. It also requires home improvement contractors to show that they are EPA-certified to ensure that they are prepared to follow lead-related safety standards.Approved by CouncilPass Action details Not available
     REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON SMALL BUSINESS      Not available
Int 1408-2019 BRafael L. Espinal, Jr. Amended and Coupled on GOAffordable retail space in financially assisted development projects, and to provide for the expiration of the provisions relating thereto.IntroductionThis bill would require the City to determine whether affordable retail space must be provided in certain development projects for which it provides financial assistance. Such determination shall be based upon a neighborhood retail needs assessment that incorporates information about the neighborhood and commercial environment related to the location of the development project. The City would have to report on its provision of affordable retail space in development projects each year, including explaining the basis of its determination that affordable retail space must not be provided.Approved by CouncilPass Action details Not available
    12.GENERAL ORDERS CALENDAR      Video Video
T2018-1849 *  Coupled on GOCommissioner of DeedsCommissioner of Deeds Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
     COUPLED ON GENERAL ORDER CALENDAR      Not available
    ~coupledCIVIL SERVICE AND LABOR      Not available
Int 1785-2019 *I. Daneek Miller~coupledGOHealth insurance coverage for the surviving family members of certain deceased employees of NYC.IntroductionThis bill amends the Administrative Code to provide that surviving family members (surviving spouse, domestic partner and children) of municipal employees who have died as a natural or proximate result of an accident or injury sustained while in the performance of duty are extended health insurance coverage. This benefit also extends to the surviving family members of municipal employees whose accidental death benefits have been awarded in connection with a qualifying World Trade Center condition.   Action details Not available
    ~coupledCONSUMER AFFAIRS AND BUSINESS LICENSING      Not available
Int 1281-2018 ARitchie J. Torres~coupledA and GOProhibiting food stores and retail establishments from refusing to accept payment in cash.IntroductionThis bill prohibits food and retail establishments from refusing to accept cash from consumers. It also prohibits establishments from charging cash-paying consumers a higher price than cash-less consumers. The bill provides for penalties of not more than $1000 for a first violation, and of not more than $1500 for each succeeding violation. There are some modifications and exceptions in the bill. Food and retail establishments do not have to accept bills in denominations of greater than $20. Transactions taking place completely online, by phone or mail are excluded. Food and retail establishments that have devices that convert cash into prepaid cards on their premises are considered to accept cash only if several requirements are met. Such devices cannot charge a fee or require a minimum deposit over one dollar. There can be no limit on the number of transactions on such cards. The funds on the card cannot expire. Where a device malfunctions, an establishment must accept cash, and shall have a sign stating such on or immediately adjacent to the cash-conversion device.   Action details Not available
    ~coupledENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION      Not available
Int 0420-2018 BCosta G. Constantinides~coupledA and GOSoil lead testing in certain department of parks and recreation capital projects.IntroductionThis bill would require the Parks Department (DPR) to test for lead concentration levels in areas of parks under DPR jurisdiction that contain exposed soil and are used for active play or passive recreation whenever a capital project occurs in such area. Where the test indicates that a bare soil area has a lead level at or above the level set forth in title 40 of the code of federal regulations (currently 400 parts per million), DPR must cover, replace or otherwise remediate the lead level in the area.   Action details Not available
    ~coupledFINANCE      Not available
Res 1227-2020 *Daniel Dromm ~coupledPreconsidered - GODowntown Flushing Transit Hub Business Improvement DistrictResolution    Action details Not available
Res 1228-2020 *Daniel Dromm ~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 1232-2020 *Daniel Dromm ~coupledPreconsidered - GOLU 602 - 319-321 West 38th Street.HPO.FY20, Block 762, p/o Lot 23; Manhattan.Resolution    Action details Not available
    ~coupledGOVERNMENTAL OPERATIONS      Not available
Int 0991-2018 CFernando Cabrera ~coupledA and GOOffice of administrative trials and hearings dismissing taxi and limousine commission-related violations pertaining to vehicle lights upon proof of correction.IntroductionThis bill would authorize the Office of Administrative Trials and Hearings (“OATH”) to dismiss a violation enforced by the New York City Taxi and Limousine Commission (“TLC”) pertaining to a defective vehicle lights so long as two conditions are met: the driver or owner must have fixed the light no later one day after being issued a violation, and the driver must provide proof of correction, such as a statement of correction issued by a state inspection authority or auto repair shop, along with the TLC summons, to the TLC. Once the TLC, upon inspection of proof, determines that the driver or owner corrected the light, it would then recommend that OATH dismiss the violation.   Action details Not available
    ~coupledHEALTH      Not available
Int 0904-2018 ACarlina Rivera ~coupledA and GOLead Package - Investigations by the department of health and mental hygiene in connection with reports of pregnant persons with elevated blood lead levels.IntroductionThis bill would require the DOHMH, whenever it receives a report of a pregnant person with an elevated blood lead level, to conduct an investigation to identify potential sources of such elevated blood lead level, and after the birth of a child, monitor such child for elevated blood lead levels and assess whether the apartment where such child resides contains any lead-based paint or unsafe lead paint. In addition, DOHMH is required to conduct outreach to new and expecting parents regarding the availability of inspections for peeling paint, or a deteriorated subsurface or underlying defect in their apartment, and to provide them with information about blood lead testing for children, unsafe construction or renovation work practices, and the availability of inspections for such practices.   Action details Not available
    ~coupledHOUSING AND BUILDINGS      Not available
Int 0873-2018 AMargaret S. Chin~coupledA and GOLead Package - Permanent removal of lead-based paint.IntroductionThis bill requires schools to conduct regular surveys and inspections for lead-based paint hazards, the results of which will be made publicly available and delivered to parents and guardians. This bill also requires HPD to, when conducting certain inspections, determine whether there has been a violation of the requirement to remediate lead hazards when a unit turns over. Finally, this bill establishes a presumption that a building owner who is unable to provide a record of having completed required lead hazard remediation at turnover has violated the relevant provisions.   Action details Not available
Int 0891-2018 AStephen T. Levin~coupledA and GOLead Package - Lead poisoning prevention and control in certain dwellings.IntroductionThis bill expands the meaning of “multiple dwelling” for the purposes of lead laws to also include private dwellings where at least one unit is not owner-occupied.   Action details Not available
Int 0919-2018 ARitchie J. Torres~coupledA and GOLead Package - Investigations of lead-based paint hazards by independent and certified inspectors, and contractor certifications for construction activities that disturb lead-based paint.IntroductionThis bill requires that, within five years of the bill’s effective date, a thorough inspection be conducted by at EPA-certified inspector and include a specified inspection protocol. It also requires home improvement contractors to show that they are EPA-certified to ensure that they are prepared to follow lead-related safety standards.   Action details Not available
    ~coupledSMALL BUSINESS      Not available
Int 1408-2019 BRafael L. Espinal, Jr.~coupledA and GOAffordable retail space in financially assisted development projects, and to provide for the expiration of the provisions relating thereto.IntroductionThis bill would require the City to determine whether affordable retail space must be provided in certain development projects for which it provides financial assistance. Such determination shall be based upon a neighborhood retail needs assessment that incorporates information about the neighborhood and commercial environment related to the location of the development project. The City would have to report on its provision of affordable retail space in development projects each year, including explaining the basis of its determination that affordable retail space must not be provided.   Action details Not available
    ~coupledGENERAL ORDER CALENDAR      Not available
T2018-1849 * ~coupledGOCommissioner of DeedsCommissioner of Deeds Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
          Pass Not available
    13.INTRODUCTION & READING OF BILLS (SEE BELOW)      Video Video
    14.DISCUSSION OF RESOLUTIONS      Not available
    15.RESOLUTIONS      Video Video
Res 1225-2020 *Chaim M. Deutsch Preconsidered - Adopted by the Committee on Civil and Human RightsRecognizing January 27, 2020 as Holocaust Remembrance Day and the week beginning on January 27, 2020 as a citywide week of Holocaust Education in NYC.Resolution Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
    16.GENERAL DISCUSSION      Video Video
    17.EXTENSION OF REMARKS      Video Video
     INTRODUCTION AND READING OF BILLS      Not available
Int 1849-2020 *Joseph C. Borelli~SPONSORFire and Emergency ManagementAmend the NYC fire code, in relation to establishing fire safety provisions for film production locations and requiring production location fire safety managers for certain scouting, rigging and production activities, and pyrotechnic usage.IntroductionThis bill requires that the Fire Department establish fire safety provisions for certain film production locations. Additionally, the bill would require the designation of a production location fire safety manager where a permit for scouting, rigging, or production activities had been obtained.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Res 1223-2020 *Justin L. Brannan~SPONSORGovernmental OperationsPermit voter registration, party enrollment and change of party enrollment within 10 days of a primary, general or special election. (A.3557)Resolution Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 1850-2020 *Costa G. Constantinides~SPONSORHousing and BuildingsRequiring a certain disclosure to tenants.IntroductionThis bill would require landlords of multiple dwellings to include as an addendum to new and renewal leases to tenants of these multiple dwellings, a disclosure advising the tenants of certain statutory rights under the real property law that cannot be waived within the lease.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 1851-2020 *Costa G. Constantinides~SPONSOREnvironmental ProtectionNYC plumbing code and the NYC building code in relation to city-wide stormwater management controls.IntroductionThis local law amends the administrative code, the plumbing code and the building code as it pertains to construction projects intended to reduce the flow of stormwater and waterborne pollutants into sewers that empty directly into the waters of the state or overflow into such waters due to rain or snowmelt events that exceed the capacity of the wastewater treatment plants. This local law is also intended to address the city municipal separate storm sewer system. For MS4 projects, this local law will ensure that the rules for such projects are not less stringent than the NYC MS4 permit and the NYSDEC Construction general permit.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 1852-2020 *Robert E. Cornegy, Jr.~SPONSORFire and Emergency ManagementAmend the NYC fire code, in relation to requiring any person permitted for scouting, rigging and production activities to provide film set blueprints in advance of permitted activities to the fire dept.IntroductionThis bill would require anyone permitted for film production activities to share with the +9Fire Department a blueprint of the set, including any nonpermanent walls, and when plywood or polyurethane foam is used in set design and construction. Failure to disclose would result in the revocation of permits and a civil penalty not to exceed $10,000. The bill would also require the clearing of all health and safety violations before the issuing of such permits.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 1853-2020 *Robert E. Cornegy, Jr.~SPONSORHousing and BuildingsDOB to report on the safety and feasibility of permitting building exterior wall examinations by unmanned aircraft systems.IntroductionThis bill would require the Department of Buildings study the safety and feasibility of permitting building façade inspections to be conducted by unmanned aircraft systems (i.e. “drones”).Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Res 1224-2020 *Robert E. Cornegy, Jr.~SPONSORConsumer Affairs and Business LicensingFair Debt Collection Improvement Act (H.R. 5034)Resolution Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Res 1225-2020 *Chaim M. Deutsch~SPONSORPreconsidered - Civil and Human RightsRecognizing January 27, 2020 as Holocaust Remembrance Day and the week beginning on January 27, 2020 as a citywide week of Holocaust Education in NYC.Resolution Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Res 1226-2020 *Chaim M. Deutsch~SPONSOREducationRequiring a moment of silence in all public schools at the beginning of each school day.Resolution Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 1854-2020 *Daniel Dromm ~SPONSORFinanceDowntown Flushing Transit Hub Business Improvement DistrictIntroductionThis bill would authorize the Downtown Flushing Transit Hub business improvement district to increase the amount it expends annually, extend its boundaries, provide additional services and the modify of existing services, and change the method of assessment upon which the district charge is based as set forth in the BID’s amended district plan.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Res 1227-2020 *Daniel Dromm ~SPONSORPreconsidered - FinanceDowntown Flushing Transit Hub Business Improvement DistrictResolution Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Res 1228-2020 *Daniel Dromm ~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 1855-2020 *Rafael L. Espinal, Jr.~SPONSORHousing and BuildingsRequiring photographic documentation evidencing certain violations enforced by the DOB.IntroductionThe bill would require that the Department of Buildings submit photographic documentation when issuing a notice of violation for violations where the underlying condition is visual and capable of being captured by photograph. The Department would be tasked with promulgating and publishing rules regarding which violations will be subject to the photograph requirement.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 1856-2020 *Public Advocate Jumaane Williams~SPONSORHousing and BuildingsRequiring the dept of housing preservation and development to provide a time frame when scheduling inspections and repairs.IntroductionThe proposed bill would streamline the housing complaint response process by requiring the Department of Housing Preservation and Development to provide tenants of residential dwellings with an estimated three hour time frame within which department personnel will arrive to conduct the scheduled inspection or repairs.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 1857-2020 *Mathieu Eugene~SPONSORParks and RecreationSigns posted on park entrances that are visible at night.IntroductionThis bill would require the Department of Parks and Recreation to ensure that signs posted at the entrances of parks and playgrounds that display park rules and hours of operation are visible at night.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Res 1229-2020 *Peter A. Koo~SPONSORImmigrationAdoptee Citizenship Act of 2019 (H.R. 2731/S.1554)Resolution Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 1858-2020 *Brad S. Lander~SPONSOREducationReporting on dress code policies in New York City schools.IntroductionThis legislation would require the Department of Education (DOE) to report on dress code policies in DOE schools, including information about whether schools have dress code policies, what those policies contain, including disciplinary provisions, whether those dress codes are posted to school websites, and information on dress code disciplinary violations.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Res 1230-2020 *Brad S. Lander~SPONSOREducationDOE to create an inclusive school dress code policy that complies with Title IX of the Federal Education Amendments Act and accounts for diverse cultures, gender expressions and body diversity.Resolution Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 1859-2020 *Steven Matteo~SPONSORFinanceSunset provisions for the alternative exemption for veterans.IntroductionThis local law would require that Local Laws 120 and 128 of 2017, relating to the alternative exemption for veterans, be amended to remove the expiration date of June 30, 2022.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 1860-2020 *Steven Matteo~SPONSORTransportationInstalling pedestrian countdown displays at all intersections with a traffic-control signal.IntroductionThe proposed bill would expand the scope of Local Law 50 of 2019 in relation to the number of pedestrian countdown displays at city intersections. The bill would require that a countdown display be placed at every possible intersection where a traffic-control signal is located. Currently, Local Law 50 of 2019 only provides for a pedestrian countdown display where a traffic-control signal photo violation-monitoring system also exists. The bill would also require the submission of a ten year plan to the speaker of the council detailing projected costs and a timeline for installations.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Res 1231-2020 *Keith Powers ~SPONSORHousing and BuildingsFederal Protecting Local Authority and Neighborhoods (“PLAN”) Act (H.R. 4232)Resolution Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 1861-2020 *Public Advocate Jumaane Williams~SPONSORTechnologyEstablishing a digital inclusion officer at every city agency.IntroductionThis bill would require that each agency designate at least one employee as a digital inclusion officer who would be responsible for coordinating efforts to ensure accessibility of websites and other digital content made publicly available by such agency. Each digital inclusion officer would receive training from the Mayor's Office for People with Disabilities at least annually. In addition, the Mayor's Office for People with Disabilities would be required to have at least one employee with expertise in digital accessibility who would be responsible for coordinating with the digital inclusion officers to monitor and improve the accessibility of city websites and other digital content.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 1862-2020 *Donovan J. Richards~SPONSORPublic SafetyRequiring the PD to provide records of complaints and investigations of bias-based profiling to the city commission on human rights.IntroductionThis bill would require the NYPD to send records of closed complaints and investigations of bias-based policing to the Commission on Human Rights.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 1863-2020 *Donovan J. Richards~SPONSORPublic SafetyRequiring the PD to develop and implement a pilot mediation program for some bias-based profiling complaints.IntroductionThis bill would require the police department to develop and implement a pilot mediation program for some bias-based profiling complaints.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 1864-2020 *Donovan J. Richards~SPONSORPublic SafetyRequiring the PD to report on bias-based profiling.IntroductionThis bill would require the police department to publicly report statistics on bias-based profiling.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 1865-2020 *Ydanis A. Rodriguez~SPONSORPreconsidered - TransportationCreation of a black car and livery task force.IntroductionThis bill would establish a short-term task force that would study challenges to the viability of the black car and livery industries as well as the impacts of advertising and the viability of advertising as a source of revenue for black car and livery drivers. The task force would be composed of 11 members, including the Chairperson of the New York City Taxi and Limousine Commission, or the Chairperson’s designee, as well as individuals appointed by the Mayor, the Speaker of the Council and the Public Advocate. The task force would be required to hold at least one public hearing and issue a report with recommendations to address the identified challenges.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 1866-2020 *Ydanis A. Rodriguez~SPONSORPreconsidered - TransportationAdvertising on the interior of for-hire vehicles.IntroductionThis bill would permit for-hire vehicles to display digital advertising on an electronic tablet attached to the interior of the vehicle.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 1867-2020 *Ydanis A. Rodriguez~SPONSORGovernmental OperationsAllowing lawful permanent residents in New York city to vote in municipal elections.IntroductionThe bill would provide a process for lawful permanent residents in New York city to vote in municipal elections.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 1868-2020 *Ritchie J. Torres~SPONSORGovernmental OperationsEstablishing an office of Puerto Rico-NYC affairs.IntroductionThis bill would require the creation of an Office of Puerto Rico-New York City Affairs, which would be responsible for providing services to former residents of Puerto Rico and descendants of residents of Puerto Rico. These services would include assistance to people displaced from Puerto Rico, assistance in completing applications to obtain vital documents from Puerto Rico and applications for governmental programs, and referrals to organizations that may be able to offer assistance. The Director of Puerto Rico-New York City Affairs would make efforts to work with the government of Puerto Rico to provide these services.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 1869-2020 *Kalman Yeger ~SPONSORPublic SafetyPanic buttons for houses of worship.IntroductionThis bill would require the Police Department to establish a program reimbursing small businesses for the cost of purchasing and installing panic buttons that would notify the Police Department in case of emergency.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
LU 0602-2020 *Daniel Dromm ~SPONSORPreconsidered - Finance319-321 West 38th Street.HPO.FY20, Block 762, p/o Lot 23; Manhattan.Land Use Application Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
LU 0603-2020 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.~SPONSORPreconsidered - Zoning & FranchisesZoning, 147-40 15th Avenue Commercial Overlay Rezoning, Queens (C 190029 ZMQ)Land Use Application Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
LU 0603-2020 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.  Zoning, 147-40 15th Avenue Commercial Overlay Rezoning, Queens (C 190029 ZMQ)Land Use Application Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
LU 0604-2020 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.~SPONSORPreconsidered - Zoning & FranchisesZoning, 22-60 46TH STREET REZONING, Queens (C 190267 ZMQ)Land Use Application Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
LU 0604-2020 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.  Zoning, 22-60 46TH STREET REZONING, Queens (C 190267 ZMQ)Land Use Application Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
LU 0605-2020 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.~SPONSORPreconsidered - Zoning & FranchisesZoning, 22-60 46TH STREET REZONING, Queens (N 190266 ZRQ)Land Use Application Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
LU 0605-2020 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.  Zoning, 22-60 46TH STREET REZONING, Queens (N 190266 ZRQ)Land Use Application Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
LU 0606-2020 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.~SPONSORZoning & FranchisesZoning, GO Broome Street Development, Manhattan (C 200061(A) ZSM)Land Use Application Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
LU 0606-2020 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.  Zoning, GO Broome Street Development, Manhattan (C 200061(A) ZSM)Land Use Application Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
LU 0607-2020 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.~SPONSORZoning & FranchisesZoning, GO Broome Street Development, Manhattan (C 200064 ZMM)Land Use Application Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
LU 0607-2020 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.  Zoning, GO Broome Street Development, Manhattan (C 200064 ZMM)Land Use Application Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
LU 0608-2020 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.~SPONSORZoning & FranchisesZoning, GO Broome Street Development, Manhattan (N 200065 ZRM)Land Use Application Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
LU 0608-2020 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.  Zoning, GO Broome Street Development, Manhattan (N 200065 ZRM)Land Use Application Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
LU 0609-2020 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.~SPONSORZoning & FranchisesZoning, 503 Broadway, Manhattan (C 190265 ZSM)Land Use Application Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
LU 0609-2020 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.  Zoning, 503 Broadway, Manhattan (C 190265 ZSM)Land Use Application Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
LU 0610-2020 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.~SPONSORZoning & FranchisesZoning, Bridge Park South Mapping, Bronx (C 190508 MMX)Land Use Application Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
LU 0610-2020 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.  Zoning, Bridge Park South Mapping, Bronx (C 190508 MMX)Land Use Application Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available