Bill Text: NY A04578 | 2019-2020 | General Assembly | Introduced


Bill Title: Relates to establishing an on site supervisor or maintenance supervisor at city of New York housing authority facilities, including janitorial services to maintain workable locks on doors and repeals provisions relating to exemption to the housing authority.

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 14-0)

Status: (Introduced) 2019-02-04 - referred to housing [A04578 Detail]

Download: New_York-2019-A04578-Introduced.html


                STATE OF NEW YORK
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                                          4578
                               2019-2020 Regular Sessions
                   IN ASSEMBLY
                                    February 4, 2019
                                       ___________
        Introduced  by  M.  of  A.  BLAKE, BARRON, COLTON, COOK, JOYNER, MOSLEY,
          ORTIZ, SIMOTAS, TAYLOR -- read once and referred to the  Committee  on
          Housing
        AN  ACT  to  amend the public housing law and the administrative code of
          the city of New York, in relation to establishing an  on  site  super-
          intendent  or  maintenance  supervisor  at  city  of  New York Housing
          Authority facilities, including janitorial services to maintain  work-
          able  locks on doors; and to repeal section 27-2056 of the administra-
          tive code of the city of New York, relating to the  exemption  to  the
          housing authority under such code
          The  People of the State of New York, represented in Senate and Assem-
        bly, do enact as follows:
     1    Section 1. Subdivision 5-a of section 402 of the public housing law is
     2  amended by adding a new paragraph g to read as follows:
     3    g. Notwithstanding any provisions to the contrary  contained  in  this
     4  chapter,  or  any  general,  special  or local law, the city of New York
     5  housing authority shall have the power to provide and maintain  on  site
     6  superintendents  and  maintenance  supervisors  at  all city of New York
     7  housing authority facilities. Such site  superintendent  or  maintenance
     8  supervisor  shall  have  the  duty,  in and about housing facilities, to
     9  preserve the cleanliness and functionality of  the  facility  and  other
    10  requirements  the authority deems necessary. Appointments to site super-
    11  intendent or maintenance supervisor shall be  made  in  accordance  with
    12  applicable provisions of the civil service law and only persons who have
    13  never  been  convicted  of  a felony, and who are citizens of the United
    14  States shall be appointed site superintendent or maintenance supervisor.
    15    § 2. Subdivision (a) of section 27-2052 of the administrative code  of
    16  the city of New York is amended to read as follows:
    17    (a) Janitorial services means: Cleaning and maintenance, including the
    18  making of minor repairs, such as workable locks on doors; the furnishing
    19  of heat and hot water, where supplied from a central source; the removal
         EXPLANATION--Matter in italics (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                              [ ] is old law to be omitted.
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     1  of  garbage, refuse, ashes and wastes from the premises; and the removal
     2  of snow, ice, dirt and other matter from the sidewalk and gutter.
     3    §  3.  Section  27-2053  of the administrative code of the city of New
     4  York is amended by adding a new subdivision d to read as follows:
     5    d. Janitors in city of New York  housing  authority  facilities  shall
     6  take  substantial  actual  or  material  steps towards remedying heating
     7  issues and broken locks on doors within forty-eight hours  of  receiving
     8  notice of such issue.
     9    §  4.  Section  27-2056  of the administrative code of the city of New
    10  York is REPEALED.
    11    § 5. This act shall take effect immediately.
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