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District 35

Crystal Hudson

Fort Greene, Clinton Hill, Prospect Heights, Crown Heights

For a complete list of CM Hudson’s legislation, please visit this link.


Introductions

Int 0044-2024

Title: A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to the senior citizen rent increase exemption and the disability rent increase exemption

Summary: This bill would require the Department of Finance (DOF) to establish a citywide online system for tenants to apply to and renew their benefits under the Senior Citizen Rent Increase Exemption (SCRIE) Program and the Disability Rent Increase Exemption (DRIE) Program. It would also require that DOF conduct outreach efforts, via telephone or electronic mail, for any notice issued to tenants related to these programs. Lastly, the legislation would specify those events that would constitute as a permanent decrease of income triggering a rent redetermination for SCRIE and DRIE beneficiaries.

Status: In Committee


Int 0228-2024

Title: A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to the provision of information regarding the NYC Care program to older adults

Summary: This bill would require the New York City (NYC) Department for the Aging (DFTA) to make information available to older adults about NYC Care, the NYC Health + Hospitals initiative to provide no-cost primary care to uninsured New Yorkers. DFTA would be required to ensure that such information describes the NYC Care initiative and provides eligibility guidelines for the initiative. This information would be provided to older adults via hard copy and made available at all locations where DFTA or DFTA-contracted entities provide services to clients. Such information would include a statement that NYC Care is free regardless of immigration status, and that support services are offered through NYC Care, including access to social workers and care coordinators that connect eligible individuals with housing, legal services, financial assistance, and food assistance.

Status: Enacted


Int 0229-2024

Title: A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to shelter referrals and assessments for temporary housing assistance

Summary: This bill would reduce the required housing history from two years to one year in order for families with children to demonstrate their eligibility for entry into the Department of Homeless Services (DHS) shelter system. It would additionally require DHS staff to upload all documents relevant to an applicant’s housing history to a digital case record and communicate with an applicant about any missing documents through electronic methods. This bill would give families with children at least thirty days in temporary shelter pending a determination of their eligibility for shelter, subject to the approval of the State Office of Temporary and Disability Assistance. This bill would also require DHS to create an informational pamphlet listing examples of documents that could demonstrate proof of housing history and ensure that such pamphlet is posted online and distributed to families with children at the PATH intake center.

Status: In Committee


Int 0230-2024

Title: A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to requiring the department of housing preservation and development to provide annual lists of open housing maintenance code violations to multiple dwelling occupants and tenants

Summary: This bill would require the Department of Housing Preservation and Development (HPD) to compile and distribute to tenants or occupants of a multiple dwelling a list of any unresolved violations of the Housing Maintenance Code for such dwelling. HPD would distribute these lists annually by mail.

Status: In Committee


Int 0231-2024

Title: A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to increasing the frequency of parking structure inspections

Summary: This bill would require that condition assessments of parking structures be conducted once every four years upon the completion of the current six-year inspection cycle on January 1, 2028, and would require that follow-up assessments be conducted within two years after a parking structure is deemed safe with repair or monitoring.

Status: In Committee


Int 0232-2024

Title: A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to collecting information on the accessibility of private buildings and publishing this information online

Summary: This bill would require applications for construction work submitted to the Department of Buildings (“DOB”) to include a list of any accessibility features that will be constructed or altered. In addition, this bill would require DOB to publish these accessibility features online for certain privately owned buildings.

Status: In Committee


Int 0233-2024

Title: A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to the establishment of a police department policy for using facial recognition technology and regular audits to ensure compliance

Summary: This legislation would require the New York City Police Department (NYPD) to publish on its website a written policy that establishes procedures and regulations for the Department’s use of facial recognition technologies. The legislation would also require that the NYPD conduct biannual audits of the Department’s use of facial recognition technology, share the findings of such audits with the Department of Investigation, and post such findings on the Department’s website.

Status: In Committee


Int 0234-2024

Title: A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to notification and community input regarding designation of, removal of and changes to open streets

Summary: This bill would require the Department of Transportation to provide notice to affected council members, community boards and community organizations at least 60 days prior to any designation of, permanent removal of or permanent changes to opens streets, and after such notice allow at least four weeks to accept comments from the affected community and at least two weeks in which to consider such comments. The Department of Transportation would then be required to summarize and respond to such comments at least one week before implementation. In addition, it would require notice to affected council members, community boards and community organizations of any temporary changes to or suspensions of open streets.

Status: In Committee


Int 0235-2024

Title: A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to the posting of signs notifying operators of bicycles, bicycles with electric assist, and electric scooters of the prohibition against operating such devices on sidewalks, park walkways, and boardwalks, and of related fines and penalties

Summary: This bill would require the Department of Transportation and the Department of Parks and Recreation to post signs notifying bicycle, e-bicycle, and e-scooter riders that they are prohibited from riding on sidewalks, park walkways, and boardwalks, and of related fines and penalties.

Status: In Committee


Int 0236-2024

Title: A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to the creation of a residential parking permit system in Northwestern Brooklyn

Summary: This bill would require the Department of Transportation to create a residential parking permit system in Northwestern Brooklyn.

Status: In Committee


Int 0237-2024

Title: A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to establishing a grab-and-go meal program at older adult centers

Summary: This bill would require the Department for the Aging (DFTA) to establish a grab-and-go meal program, which would provide daily meals available for pick up at participating older adult centers for members of the centers. This bill would also require DFTA to make available to every participating older adult center a notice that provides information on the grab-and-go meal program. Every participating older adult center would be required to post the notice in a conspicuous location.

Status: In Committee


Int 0238-2024

Title: A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to establishing a technical support program for older adults

Summary: This bill would require Department for the Aging and the Department of Information Technology and Telecommunications to develop a technical support program to serve older adults.

Status: In Committee


Int 0239-2024

Title: A Local Law to amend the New York city charter, in relation to establishing a universal youth employment program

Summary: This bill would require the Department of Youth and Community Services to establish a universal employment program for youth aged 14 to 17 and for youth aged 18 to 21 who attend a middle school or high school. The program would provide a summertime or part-time school year job to all eligible youth who seek employment through the program.

Status: In Committee


Int 0240-2024

Title: A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to a universal after school program plan

Summary: This bill would require the Department of Youth and Community Development, in consultation with the Department of Education, to establish, subject to appropriation, a program of universal after school for all public school students in the city by September 1, 2024. This bill would also require a report on a plan to address the need for expanded after school programs for all New York City youth and steps the city will take to establish universal after school. It would also report on other issues related to after school capacity and participation rates.

Status: In Committee


Int 0241-2024

Title: A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to prohibiting discrimination on the basis of poverty in opportunities of employment and access to public accommodations

Summary: This bill would prohibit discrimination on the basis of a person’s actual or perceived poverty in relation to opportunities of employment and access to public accommodations

Status: In Committee


Int 0242-2024

Title: A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to the creation of a truth, healing, and reconciliation process

Summary: This bill would require the Commission on Racial Equity to establish a Truth, Healing, and Reconciliation process in connection with the City’s historic involvement in slavery. The process’s objectives would be to establish historical facts about slavery in the City of New York; to protect, acknowledge, and empower affected persons and communities; and to recommend changes for government and institutions to prevent recurrence and perpetuation of harm. The Commission would be required to hold public proceedings and conduct public engagement activities to support the process, and to publish a report documenting its findings and recommendations.

Status: In Committee


Int 0243-2024

Title: A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to indirect costs of nonprofit city service contractors

Summary: This bill would require the City Chief Procurement Officer and the Director of Management and Budget, or another officer or agency head designated by the mayor, to develop a methodology for calculating indirect costs, such as facilities or administrative costs, associated with providing human services pursuant to city contracts. The methodology would provide for a minimum indirect cost reimbursement rate of 20 percent. Human service providers may alternatively choose to use a federally approved “NICRA” rate, or another indirect cost rate issued by an approved entity. The Office of Not-for-profit Organizations Services would be required to post the relevant methodology and related materials on their website. Contracting agencies would be required to reimburse indirect costs incurred by covered city service contractors in accordance with the required methodology.

Status: In Committee


Int 0244-2024

Title: A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to requiring the New York city department of education to distribute New York state non-driver identification card applications to all high school students

Summary: This bill would require the Department of Education (DOE) to distribute information about New York state non-driver identification cards to every student grades 9 through 12 at the start of each school year. At a minimum, this legislation would require the DOE to provide every student with a non-driver identification card application form, as well as information about eligibility requirements and the application process, including but not limited to relevant application fees and a list of documents accepted to prove identity and residency requirements.

Status: In Committee


Int 0245-2024

Title: A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to establishing a universal benefits application for city benefits and codifying Access NYC, and to repeal section 3-119.3 of the administrative code of the city of New York, relating to a study on notification of public assistance eligibility

Summary: This bill would mandate a report on the feasibility of creating a universal benefits application for local public benefit programs and mandate the creation of a universal benefits application as determined feasible by the Commissioner of the Department of Social Services. This bill would also codify Access NYC, which is a screening tool for public assistance programs, direct the incorporation of new and existing programs as deemed possible, and require increased public awareness efforts of such tools. This bill would also repeal section 3-119.3 of the administrative code of the city of New York, relating to a study on notification of public assistance eligibility.

Status: In Committee


Int 0246-2024

Title: A Local Law to amend the New York city charter, in relation requiring city agencies to provide an “X” option for gender on certain forms.

Summary: This bill would require social-service-providing agencies that directly or by contract collect demographic information via form documents from city residents seeking services to update forms, where practicable, to include “X” as an option when gender identify information is collected.

Status: In Committee


Int 0247-2024

Title: A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to requiring the department of health and mental hygiene to conduct monkeypox education and prevention efforts and establish an infectious disease vaccine scheduling portal

Summary: This bill would require the Department of Health and Mental Hygiene (DOHMH) to develop a plan to prevent the spread of monkeypox in response to the ongoing monkeypox outbreak. DOHMH would be required to conduct an education and outreach campaign about the monkeypox outbreak, including transmission, prevention of infection, and vaccination and treatment. DOHMH would also be required to coordinate with agencies and community organizations to ensure that communities most at risk of contracting the virus and communities with low vaccine accessibility have adequate vaccine access. DOHMH would evaluate the demographics of monkeypox vaccine recipients, and adjust the hours of operation and location of vaccination sites based on such examination and the needs of communities most at risk of contracting the disease. The bill would also require DOHMH to maintain a vaccine portal that allows individuals to schedule appointments for COVID-19, monkeypox and other infectious disease vaccinations.

Status: In Committee


Int 0248-2024

Title: A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to complaints of housing violations

Summary: This bill would require the Department of Housing Preservation and Development (HPD) to visit a unit to observe a condition alleged in a housing complaint. If HPD is not able to enter the premises to observe the alleged condition, HPD would be required to post a notice on the door of the unit and to visit the unit again on a different day to attempt entry. If HPD cannot enter the unit after the second attempt, HPD would be required to call and send a text message to the tenant to schedule an appointment to visit the unit. If HPD is unable to reach the tenant by phone or text message, HPD would be required to categorize the housing complaint as “unresolved.” HPD would only be permitted to categorize a housing complaint as “closed” when HPD verifies that a condition has been fixed, a condition does not exist or the housing complaint has otherwise been resolved.

Status: In Committee


Int 0249-2024

Title: A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to minimum temperatures required to be maintained in dwellings

Summary: During heating season, between October 1 and May 31, owners of residential buildings who are required to provide heat for their tenants must maintain certain minimum temperatures in areas of dwelling units that are used or occupied for living purposes. This bill would increase the minimum daytime (between 6 a.m. and 10 p.m.) temperature during heating season from 68 degrees to 70 degrees, and it would increase the nighttime (between 10 p.m. and 6 a.m.) temperature from 62 degrees to 66 degrees.

Status: In Committee


Int 0250-2024

Title: A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to requiring the department of housing preservation and development to conduct periodic studies of rent stabilized housing accommodations and to develop a program to incentivize owners to keep such accommodations rent stabilized for an extended period of time

Summary: The proposed bill would require the Department of Housing Preservation and Development to conduct periodic studies of rent stabilized housing accommodations and to develop a program to incentivize owners to keep such accommodations rent stabilized for an extended period of time.

Status: In Committee


Int 0251-2024

Title: A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to affordable housing lottery processes

Summary: This bill would require the Department of Housing Preservation and Development (“HPD”) to promulgate certain minimum rules governing affordable housing lotteries. Such rules must provide that applicants for affordable housing receive written notification stating whether they are accepted or rejected for occupancy in an affordable housing unit, be given sufficient time and information to respond to developers’ requests for information and to appeal a rejection, and be made aware of community-based service providers that may assist the applicant. Applicants may file a complaint with HPD or the New York City Housing Development Corporation, as applicable, if they believe their application was rejected in error. HPD rules must also provide guidance to developers regarding information it may consider in selecting applicants, specifically prohibiting developers from considering photographs of an applicant’s current living situation or minor children’s report cards, prohibiting developers from rejecting applicants based solely on credit score, and requiring developers consider all sources of an applicant’s income. HPD shall provide developers training regarding applicant selection and maintain a compliance hotline for use by developers.

Status: In Committee


Int 0252-2024

Title: A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to requiring landlords to provide tenants with documentation of damages when deducting money from a tenant’s security deposit

Summary: The proposed bill would require landlords to provide certain documentation to tenants whenever a landlord deducts money from a tenant’s security deposit at the end of a tenancy. The documentation required would include an itemized statement of all deductions, as well as receipts or invoices for any repair costs that the landlord is deducting from the security deposit.

Status: In Committee


Int 0253-2024

Title: A Local Law to amend the New York city charter, in relation to establishing an office of refugee and migrant settlement

Summary: This bill would establish an Office of Refugee and Migrant Settlement to provide short and long term access to relevant resources including, housing, medical care, education and food to people from outside the U.S. who are resettled in New York City. The director of the Office would advise and assist the mayor in coordinating an all-agency response to influxes of people resettling in New York. The Office is required to submit a report to the Mayor and the Speaker of the Council on its activities in the past year, including the number of people served and the programs it has undertaken.

Status: In Committee


Int 0254-2024

Title: A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to the establishment of a process to divert young people to community-based organizations in lieu of arrest

Summary: This bill would require the commissioner to provide guidance to its uniformed officers on determining whether to use criminal enforcement or divert young people to community-based organizations to receive essential services in lieu of arrest. The bill would also require reporting on the number of patrol precincts, housing police service areas, or transit districts that utilize youth diversion as well as demographic information, the potential arrest charge, and the name of the community-based organization in which a referral was made.

Status: In Committee


Int 0255-2024

Title: A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to use of force incidents involving police department use of a motor vehicle

Summary: This bill would require the New York City Police Department (NYPD) to report additional data in quarterly and annual reporting on officers’ use of force. Current reporting requirements create various categories for “use of force incidents,” but do not specifically name motor vehicles as a means of such force. This bill would add “use of a motor vehicle to gain control of a subject” as a reporting category.

Status: In Committee


Int 0256-2024

Title: A Local Law in relation to requiring the commissioner of sanitation to study the feasibility and potential environmental effects of a recycling mandate for household textiles

Summary: This bill would require the commissioner of sanitation to study and report on the feasibility and environmental effects of a mandate for households to separate, and the department of sanitation to collect, textile waste. The study would consider, among other things, the costs, potential benefits, and potential negative effects of such a mandate.

Status: In Committee


Int 0689-2024

Title: A Local Law to amend the New York city charter, in relation to a cabinet for older New Yorkers

Summary: This bill would codify a Cabinet for Older New Yorkers, made up of the commissioners of city agencies or their designees and chaired by the commissioner of the Department for the Aging. The cabinet would facilitate inter-agency collaboration to improve services for older New Yorkers. The commissioner of the Department for the Aging would be required to report to the Council and the public on the activity of the Cabinet.

Status: In Committee


Int 0767-2024

Title: A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to requiring the department of citywide administrative services to administer workplace culture surveys

Summary: This bill would require the department of citywide administrative services (DCAS) to create a workplace culture survey, to be completed by municipal employees annually on an anonymous and voluntary basis. The survey would ask employees about their opinions on their workplace culture, management practices, likelihood of departing the agency, and other equity-related concerns. This bill would require the commissioner of DCAS to submit a report on their findings from the survey responses. This bill would also clarify that agencies’ annual reports on their efforts to remedy pay disparities and occupational segregation should include both internal and external outreach.

Status: In Committee


Resolutions

Res 0011-2024

Title: Resolution calling upon the United States Congress to pass and the President to sign H.R. 4052, the National Infrastructure Bank Act of 2023.

Status: In Committee


Res 0012-2024

Title: Resolution calling on the State Legislature to pass, and the Governor to sign, A.6792A/S.5484B, which would require child protective services to orally and in writing disclose certain information to parents and caretakers who are subject to a protective child services investigation.

Status: In Committee


Res 0097-2024

Title: Resolution calling on the Federal Communication Commission Management Agency to add alerts for missing persons with dementia to the Wireless Emergency Alerts system.

Status: In Committee


Res 0098-2024

Title: Resolution calling on the New York State Legislature to pass, and the Governor to sign, S.884/A.6331, to direct the New York State Office for the Aging and the Empire State Development Corporation to expand encore entrepreneurship in New York State to empower individuals 50 years of age or older to establish small businesses.

Status: In Committee


Res 0099-2024

Title: Resolution calling on the New York State Legislature to pass, and the Governor to sign, A.6362, to authorize localities to provide for an additional real property tax exemption for eligible persons who are 65 years of age and older.

Status: In Committee


Res 0100-2024

Title: Resolution calling on the New York State Legislature to pass, and the Governor to sign, S.3004/A.6324, which would establish an Office of Older Adult Workforce Development within the State Office for the Aging.

Status: In Committee


Res 0101-2024

Title: Resolution calling upon the New York State Legislature to pass, and the Governor to sign, the Predatory Marketing Prevention Act (S7487C), which relates to false or misleading advertisements of food and food products; provides factors to determine whether an advertisement is false or misleading; provides for enforcement and a private right of action.

Status: In Committee


Res 0102-2024

Title: Resolution calling on the New York State Legislature to pass, and the Governor to sign, legislation repealing all provisions of law that require most counties to maintain a jail.

Status: In Committee


Res 0103-2024

Title: Resolution calling on the United States Congress to pass, and the President to sign, legislation requiring that the Federal Aviation Administration ensure that all approved emergency medical kits on airplanes flying within the United States include life-saving medications and devices, including, but not limited to, a glucometer, an EpiPen, automatic blood pressure cuffs, disposable stethoscopes and naloxone.

Status: In Committee


Res 0104-2024

Title: Resolution calling on the New York State Legislature to pass, and the Governor to sign, S.6569-A, in relation to deed theft, and for the Governor to sign S.6577/A.6656, in relation to the theft of real property and protections for victims of real property theft.

Status: In Committee


Res 0106-2024

Title: Resolution calling on the New York State Legislature to pass, and the Governor to sign, S.1150/A.1422, which would permit other qualifying members of a household to qualify for the Disability Rent Increase Exemption program.

Status: In Committee


Res 0107-2024

Title: Resolution calling on the United States Congress to reintroduce and pass and the President to sign the Cannabis Administration and Opportunity Act.

Status: In Committee


Res 0108-2024

Title: Resolution calling on Congress to pass, and the President to sign, S. Res. 144/H. Res. 269, recognizing the duty of the Federal Government to develop and implement a Transgender Bill of Rights to protect and codify the rights of transgender and nonbinary people under the law and ensure their access to medical care, shelter, safety, and economic security.

Status: In Committee


Res 0109-2024

Title: Resolution calling on the New York State Legislature to pass, and the Governor to sign, A.1435, also known as the “New York City Teleworking Expansion Act”.

Status: In Committee


Res 0110-2024

Title: Resolution calling on the New York State Legislature to pass, and the Governor to sign, legislation allowing family and friends of incarcerated individuals to deliver packages in person during prison visits.

Status: In Committee


Res 0111-2024

Title: Resolution calling on the New York State Legislature to pass, and the Governor to sign, S215, the Challenging Wrongful Convictions Act, which would amend state law to provide an authentic legal pathway to criminal conviction exoneration.

Status: In Committee


Res 0112-2024

Title: Resolution designating May 20 annually as Gloria “Hurricane G” Rodriguez Day in the City of New York and recognizing her contributions to the cultural landscape of her home borough of Brooklyn and to Hip Hop worldwide.

Status: In Committee


Res 0113-2024

Title: Resolution calling on the New York State Department of Education to mandate bystander intervention training for all staff, educators and administrators, require annual training for students in grades 6-12, and resources for parents around the issues of harassment and bullying.

Status: In Committee


Res 0114-2024

Title: Resolution calling on the New York State Legislature to pass, and the Governor to sign, A.4375/S.351, to require school districts and charter schools to include instruction on the political, economic, and social contributions, and lifeways of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, intersex, and asexual people, in an appropriate place in the curriculum of middle school and high school students.

Status: In Committee


Res 0115-2024

Title: Resolution calling upon the United States Department of Health and Human Services to increase the number of monkeypox vaccines available and ensure the amount of vaccines sent to New York City is reflective of the proportion of the nationwide cases for an equitable distribution and effective containment of the nationwide monkeypox outbreak.

Status: In Committee


Res 0116-2024

Title: Resolution calling upon the New York State legislature to pass, and the Governor to sign, legislation that would establish the medical debt relief fund and allow taxpayers to make a donation to such fund on their personal tax returns.

Status: In Committee


Res 0117-2024

Title: Resolution calling on the New York State Legislature to pass, and the Governor to sign, legislation to extend the statute of limitations for medical negligence and related injury civil suits to ten years.

Status: In Committee


Res 0118-2024

Title: Resolution calling upon institutions of higher education in New York City to take action to create and foster LGBTQIA+ inclusive campus climates.

Status: In Committee


Res 0119-2024

Title: Resolution calling on the New York State Legislature to pass, and the Governor to sign, legislation denying property owners from filing eviction proceedings for tenants who reside in buildings with substantial pending housing maintenance code violations.

Status: In Committee


Res 0120-2024

Title: Resolution calling upon New York State Legislature to pass, and the Governor to sign, S7475B/ A7770C, which would increase oversight of the immigration bond industry and curb abusive practices.

Status: In Committee


Res 0121-2024

Title: Resolution calling on the New York State Legislature to pass and the Governor to sign S9247/A10447, which would prohibit fake electronic communication service accounts and use of such information by law enforcement and other government entities.

Status: In Committee


Res 0122-2024

Title: Resolution calling on the New York State Legislature to pass, and the Governor to sign, legislation requiring the Metropolitan Transportation Authority to publish air pollution data for each subway station and mitigate the highest concentrations of air pollutants

Status: In Committee


Res 0123-2024

Title: Resolution calling on Congress to pass, and the President to sign, the LGBTQIA+ package of legislation currently before Congress.

Status: In Committee


Res 0124-2024

Title: Resolution celebrating the contributions of Marsha P. Johnson and Sylvia Rivera to the LGBTQ+ rights movement in the United States.

Status: In Committee


Res 0125-2024

Title: Resolution calling upon the New York Legislature to pass and the Governor to sign legislation to ensure equal educational opportunity, basic civil rights protections and laws and policies that prohibit bias-based victimization, exclusion, and erasure of LGBTQ+ young people in K-12 New York State schools, as called for in GLSEN’s 2023-2024 “Rise Up for Youth” campaign.

Status: In Committee