Rafael L. Espinal, Jr.
District 37 Council Member

Rafael L. Espinal, Jr.



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Legislation that Rafael L. Espinal, Jr. is the primary sponsor of.

Introduction 1173-2016 Inactive

This bill increases the maximum fees that a company may charge to tow certain vehicles. Currently, fees generally range from $125-$140 for towing (often including the first 3 days of car storage) ...

2/14/2017 - Laid Over
Consumer Affairs

Resolution 845-2015 Inactive

Resolution calling upon the New York State Education Department to expand the State’s financial literacy and personal finance education curriculum to all grades K through 12.

11/22/2016 - Laid Over

Resolution 977-2016 Inactive

Resolution in support of the United States Fish and Wildlife Service’s proposed rulemaking to the Endangered Species Act related to the African elephant.

2/05/2016 - Referred to Committee
Cultural Affairs, Libraries and International Intergroup Relations

Introduction 1230-2016 Inactive

This bill would require that the roofs of new commercial buildings be partially covered in plants or solar panels.

7/14/2016 - Referred to Committee
Housing and Buildings

Introduction 1241-2016 Active

This bill would require that new or renovated buildings that contain places of public accommodation include diaper changing tables that are accessible to persons regardless of their gender.

10/25/2017 - Laid Over
Housing and Buildings

Resolution 161-2014 Inactive

Resolution calling upon the New York State Legislature to pass and the Governor to sign A.7964-B/S.5032-B, which would require wireless telephone companies that offer shared or family plans to ...

10/20/2014 - Laid Over
Courts and Legal Services Women's Issues General Welfare

Introduction 586-2014 Passed

This bill would amend the requirements for gas station road signs that advertise the price of gasoline to consumers. The bill would require gas stations that sell gasoline at a lower price for ...

9/02/2015 - Received from Mayor
Consumer Affairs

Introduction 954-2015 Inactive

This bill would require the Department of Transportation to mail a notice to the corporate office of the owner or manager of any building that contains one or more residences and is located ...

12/12/2016 - Laid Over

Introduction 1369-2016 Inactive

This bill would require the Department of Housing Preservation and Development to report annually on the bedbug-related complaints received by the Department, the notices of violation issued by ...

5/02/2017 - Laid Over
Housing and Buildings

Introduction 726-2015 Passed

This bill would require DCA and SBS to organize and conduct business education days in at least two separate locations in each borough every year. These events would provide local businesses with ...

6/29/2015 - Received from Mayor
Consumer Affairs Small Business Governmental Operations

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