Council Member Levine's Legislation Signed into Law

Int 1193-2016

A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to requiring the department of education to report information on computer science education in New York city schools


Int 0738-2015

A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to a qualification for gas work


Int 0959-2015

A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to requiring the police department to report on hate crime statistics


Int 0662-2015

A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to requiring the police department to submit quarterly reports relating to the issuance of desk appearance tickets


Int 0856-2015

A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to parks department recreation center fees for seniors, youths, veterans and persons with disabilities


Int 0558-2014

A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to an annual report on compliance with the Americans with disabilities act standards for accessible design by the department of parks and recreation


Int 0736-2015

A Local Law to amend the New York city charter, in relation to an office of civil justice


Int 0384-2014

A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to an annual report on non-governmental funding for New York city parks.


Int 0216-2014

A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to increasing the number of accessible pedestrian signals.


Res 0592-2015

Resolution calling upon the New York State Legislature to fully implement the education funding requirements for New York City resulting from the Campaign for Fiscal Equity v State of New York case.


Res 0548-2015

Resolution commemorating the 70th anniversary of the liberation of the Auschwitz-Birkenau concentration camps on January 27th, 2015.


 

Council Member Levine is also hard at work to pass these bills that have already been heard in their respective committees

Int 1327-2016

A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to requiring reporting on the use of the nuisance abatement law


Int 1303-2016

A Local Law to amend the New York city charter and the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to expanding the availability of food vendor permits, creating an office of street vendor enforcement, and establishing a street vendor advisory board


Res 0890-2015

Resolution calling upon the New York State Legislature to pass and the Governor to sign A.329/S.554, to implement more foreign language instruction in elementary schools.


Int 0873-2015

A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to a car-sharing parking program


Int 0788-2015

A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to the rights and responsibilities of tenants and owners regarding the lawful collection of rents.


Int 0777-2015

A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to requiring the City to be responsible for sidewalks outside of buildings owned by or used exclusively by nonprofit organizations.


Int 0215-2014

A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to providing legal counsel for low-income eligible tenants who are subject to eviction, ejectment or foreclosure proceedings.

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