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File #: Int 0729-2015    Version: Name: Requiring an annual analysis of, and recommendations based on, violations dismissed by the dept of consumer affairs’ tribunal.
Type: Introduction Status: Enacted
Committee: Committee on Consumer Affairs
On agenda: 3/31/2015
Enactment date: 6/29/2015 Law number: 2015/069
Title: A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to requiring an annual analysis of, and recommendations based on, violations dismissed by the department of consumer affairs' tribunal
Sponsors: Vincent J. Gentile, Robert E. Cornegy, Jr., Melissa Mark-Viverito, Margaret S. Chin, Costa G. Constantinides, Deborah L. Rose, Daniel Dromm , Karen Koslowitz, Helen K. Rosenthal, Mathieu Eugene, Ben Kallos, Stephen T. Levin
Council Member Sponsors: 12
Summary: This bill would require the Department of Consumer Affairs to issue an annual report analyzing the violations dismissed by its tribunal. The report would be required to include an analysis of trends and the characteristics of violations dismissed and reasons for dismissal and a comparison to previous reports issued pursuant to this law. Finally, it would be required to include planned actions that the Department will take to minimize the issuance of violations that are ultimately dismissed.
Attachments: 1. Summary of Int. No. 729, 2. Int. No. 729 - 3/31/15, 3. March 31, 2015 - Stated Meeting Agenda with Links to Files, 4. Committee Report 4/14/15, 5. Hearing Testimony 4/14/15, 6. Committee Report 6/9/15, 7. Hearing Transcript 6/9/15, 8. June 10, 2015 - Stated Meeting Agenda with Links to Files, 9. Fiscal Impact Statement, 10. Mayor's Letter, 11. Hearing Transcript - Stated Meeting 6-10-15, 12. Minutes of the Stated Meeting - June 10, 2015, 13. Local Law 69, 14. Tribunal Dismissal Report - Calendar Year 2017
Date Ver.Prime SponsorAction ByActionResultAction DetailsMeeting DetailsMultimedia
6/29/2015AVincent J. Gentile City Council Recved from Mayor by Council  Action details Meeting details Not available
6/29/2015AVincent J. Gentile Mayor Signed Into Law by Mayor  Action details Meeting details Not available
6/29/2015AVincent J. Gentile Mayor Hearing Held by Mayor  Action details Meeting details Not available
6/10/2015AVincent J. Gentile City Council Sent to Mayor by Council  Action details Meeting details Not available
6/10/2015AVincent J. Gentile City Council Approved by CouncilPass Action details Meeting details Not available
6/9/2015*Vincent J. Gentile Committee on Consumer Affairs Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Meeting details Not available
6/9/2015*Vincent J. Gentile Committee on Consumer Affairs Amendment Proposed by Comm  Action details Meeting details Not available
6/9/2015*Vincent J. Gentile Committee on Consumer Affairs Amended by Committee  Action details Meeting details Not available
6/9/2015AVincent J. Gentile Committee on Consumer Affairs Approved by CommitteePass Action details Meeting details Not available
4/14/2015*Vincent J. Gentile Committee on Governmental Operations Laid Over by Committee  Action details Meeting details Not available
4/14/2015*Vincent J. Gentile Committee on Governmental Operations Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Meeting details Not available
4/14/2015*Vincent J. Gentile Committee on Small Business Laid Over by Committee  Action details Meeting details Not available
4/14/2015*Vincent J. Gentile Committee on Small Business Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Meeting details Not available
4/14/2015*Vincent J. Gentile Committee on Consumer Affairs Laid Over by Committee  Action details Meeting details Not available
4/14/2015*Vincent J. Gentile Committee on Consumer Affairs Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Meeting details Not available
3/31/2015*Vincent J. Gentile City Council Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Meeting details Not available
3/31/2015*Vincent J. Gentile City Council Introduced by Council  Action details Meeting details Not available
Int. No. 729-A
By Council Members Gentile, Cornegy, The Speaker (Council Member Mark-Viverito), Chin, Constantinides, Rose, Dromm, Koslowitz, Rosenthal, Eugene, Kallos and Levin
 
 
A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to requiring an annual analysis of, and recommendations based on, violations dismissed by the department of consumer affairs' tribunal
 
 
Be it enacted by the Council as follows:
      Section 1. The administrative code of the city of New York is amended by adding a new section 20-119 to read as follows:
§ 20-119. Analysis of Tribunal Dismissals. The department shall issue a report by April 1 of each year analyzing the violations dismissed by the department's adjudication division, office, or tribunal during the prior calendar year. Such report shall include a cataloguing and analysis of the characteristics of the violations dismissed and the reasons for dismissal. Such report shall include an analysis of any trends observed in dismissals during the year of the report, as well as a comparison with any previous reports issued pursuant to this section. Such report shall include the department's planned actions to minimize the occurrence of issued violations being dismissed. Such report shall be sent to the speaker of the council, the public advocate, and the mayor.
§2. This local law shall take effect immediately and shall expire and be deemed repealed on December 31, 2018.
 
 
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