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DC 37 Residency Requirements

(Intro 837)
Introduced: 2008
Passed City Council: December 18, 2008
Mayor Veto: January 16, 2009
City Council Override: February 11, 2009

Allows members of the District Council 37, the city's largest municipal public employees union with 121,000 members, to live outside of the five boroughs if they have worked for the city for two years.


How Councilmembers Voted (second vote):

48-Yes  0-No  0-Abstain  1-Absent

Name Party District Vote
Maria del Carmen ArroyoDemocrat17Yes
Tony AvellaDemocrat19Yes
Maria BaezDemocrat14Yes
Charles BarronDemocrat42Yes
Gale A. BrewerDemocrat6Yes
Anthony ComoRepublican30Yes
Leroy G. Comrie, Jr.Democrat27Yes
Elizabeth CrowleyDemocrat30Yes
Bill de BlasioDemocrat39Yes
Inez E. DickensDemocrat9Yes
Erik Martin DilanDemocrat37Yes
Mathieu EugeneDemocrat40Yes
Simcha FelderDemocrat44Yes
Lewis A. FidlerDemocrat46Yes
Helen D. FosterDemocrat16 Absent
Daniel R. GarodnickDemocrat4Yes
James F. GennaroDemocrat24Yes
Vincent J. GentileDemocrat43Yes
Alan GersonDemocrat1Yes
Eric N. GioiaDemocrat26Yes
Sara M. GonzalezDemocrat38Yes
Vincent IgnizioRepublican51Yes
Robert JacksonDemocrat7Yes
Letitia JamesWorking Families35Yes
Melinda R. KatzDemocrat29Yes
G. Oliver KoppellDemocrat11Yes
Jessica S. LappinDemocrat5Yes
John C. LiuDemocrat20Yes
Melissa Mark ViveritoDemocrat8Yes
Miguel Martinez10Yes
Darlene MealyDemocrat41Yes
Rosie MendezDemocrat2Yes
Michael C. NelsonDemocrat48Yes
James S. OddoRepublican50Yes
Annabel PalmaDemocrat18Yes
Christine C. QuinnDemocrat3Yes
Domenic M. Recchia, Jr.Democrat47Yes
Diana ReynaDemocrat34Yes
Joel RiveraDemocrat15Yes
James Sanders, Jr.Democrat31Yes
Larry B. SeabrookDemocrat12Yes
Helen SearsDemocrat25Yes
Kendall StewartDemocrat45Yes
James VaccaDemocrat13Yes
Peter F. Vallone, Jr.Democrat22Yes
Albert VannDemocrat36Yes
David I. WeprinDemocrat23Yes
Thomas White, Jr.Democrat28Yes
David YasskyDemocrat33Yes


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