Bill Text: NY A04381 | 2019-2020 | General Assembly | Introduced


Bill Title: Establishes the commission on Roosevelt Avenue to study and make recommendations relating to crime and economic development on such avenue in the borough of Queens, between 49th Street and 114th Street.

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 2-0)

Status: (Introduced) 2019-02-04 - referred to codes [A04381 Detail]

Download: New_York-2019-A04381-Introduced.html


                STATE OF NEW YORK
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                                          4381
                               2019-2020 Regular Sessions
                   IN ASSEMBLY
                                    February 4, 2019
                                       ___________
        Introduced  by  M.  of  A.  DenDEKKER  --  read once and referred to the
          Committee on Codes
        AN ACT to amend the administrative code of the  city  of  New  York,  in
          relation  to  establishing  the  commission  on  Roosevelt Avenue, and
          providing for its powers and duties; and providing for the  repeal  of
          such provisions upon expiration thereof
          The  People of the State of New York, represented in Senate and Assem-
        bly, do enact as follows:
     1    Section 1. Title 22 of the administrative code of the city of New York
     2  is amended by adding a new chapter 12 to read as follows:
     3                                 CHAPTER 12
     4                       COMMISSION ON ROOSEVELT AVENUE
     5    § 22-1201 Commission on Roosevelt Avenue.  a. A commission  on  Roose-
     6  velt Avenue is hereby established to examine, evaluate, make recommenda-
     7  tions  and advise the governor, the state legislature, the mayor and the
     8  council concerning, but not limited to:
     9    (1) economic development along Roosevelt  Avenue  in  the  borough  of
    10  Queens, between Forty-Ninth Street and One Hundred Fourteenth Street;
    11    (2)  the  reduction  of crime along Roosevelt Avenue in the borough of
    12  Queens, between Forty-Ninth Street and One Hundred Fourteenth Street;
    13    (3) quality of life issues  affecting  those  persons  residing  along
    14  Roosevelt  Avenue  in  the borough of Queens, between Forty-Ninth Street
    15  and One Hundred Fourteenth Street; and
    16    (4) the establishment and implementation of improved  enforcement  and
    17  coordination  efforts  by  city  and state agencies which have oversight
    18  functions along Roosevelt Avenue  in  the  borough  of  Queens,  between
    19  Forty-Ninth Street and One Hundred Fourteenth Street.
    20    b. (1) The commission on Roosevelt Avenue shall be composed of fifteen
    21  members as follows:
         EXPLANATION--Matter in italics (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                              [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                                   LBD08022-01-9

        A. 4381                             2
     1    (A)  the  commanding officer of the one hundred eighth precinct of the
     2  police department, or his or her designee;
     3    (B)  the  commanding  officer of the one hundred tenth precinct of the
     4  police department, or his or her designee;
     5    (C) the commanding officer of the one hundred  fifteenth  precinct  of
     6  the police department, or his or her designee;
     7    (D)  the commissioner of consumer affairs, or his or her designee, who
     8  shall be the chair of the commission;
     9    (E) a representative of community board number two;
    10    (F) a representative of community board number three;
    11    (G) a representative of community board number four;
    12    (H) a local  business  representative  appointed  by  community  board
    13  number two;
    14    (I)  a  local  business  representative  appointed  by community board
    15  number three;
    16    (J) a local  business  representative  appointed  by  community  board
    17  number four;
    18    (K) the commissioner of sanitation, or his or her designee;
    19    (L)  the  commissioner  of  health  and  mental hygiene, or his or her
    20  designee;
    21    (M) the chairman of the state liquor authority, or his or  her  desig-
    22  nee;
    23    (N)  the  commissioner of the fire department, or his or her designee;
    24  and
    25    (O) a representative of an immigrant advocacy or services organization
    26  within the city appointed by the mayor.
    27    (2) The members of the commission on Roosevelt Avenue shall receive no
    28  compensation for their services pursuant to this section.
    29    c. Within one year of the effective date of this section  the  commis-
    30  sion  on  Roosevelt  Avenue  shall establish and submit to the governor,
    31  state legislature, mayor  and  council  an  action  plan  for  Roosevelt
    32  Avenue.  Such  plan shall include the commission's findings, conclusions
    33  and recommendations, and a comprehensive plan that identifies  long-term
    34  solutions  to  persistent  crime and hampered economic development along
    35  Roosevelt Avenue in the borough of Queens,  between  Forty-Ninth  Street
    36  and One Hundred Fourteenth Street.
    37    §  2.  This  act shall take effect on the thirtieth day after it shall
    38  have become a law, and shall expire and be deemed  repealed  five  years
    39  after such date.
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