By Council Members Mark Viverito, Brewer, Dromm, Ferreras, Jackson, James, Lander, Mendez, Rose, Williams and Rodriguez
A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to making police data machine-readable.
Be it enacted by the Council as follows:
Section 1. Section 14-150 of the administrative code of the city of New York is amended by adding a new subdivision d, to read as follows:
d. Statistical or factual data covered by subsections a and b of this section shall be submitted to the city council in a commonly available non-proprietary database or spreadsheet format that is suitable for analysis.
§ 2. Subdivision f of section 14-152 of the administrative code of the city of New York is amended to read as follows:
f. Reports due at end of reporting period. The information, data, and reports required by this section shall be provided to the council within thirty days of the end of the reporting period to which the reports correspond or for which the relevant data may be collected, whichever is later. Statistical or factual data covered by this section shall be submitted in a commonly available non-proprietary database or spreadsheet format that is suitable for analysis. Where necessary, the department may use preliminary data to prepare the required reports and may include an acknowledgment that such preliminary data is non-final and subject to change.
§3. This local law shall take effect one hundred eighty days after its enactment.
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