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File #: Int 0914-2015    Version: Name: Establishing response timelines for public requests on the open data portal.
Type: Introduction Status: Enacted
Committee: Committee on Technology
On agenda: 9/17/2015
Enactment date: 11/30/2015 Law number: 2015/109
Title: A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to establishing response timelines for public requests on the open data portal
Sponsors: Ritchie J. Torres, Vincent J. Gentile, Costa G. Constantinides, Maria Del Carmen Arroyo, David G. Greenfield, Ben Kallos, Stephen T. Levin, Ruben Wills
Council Member Sponsors: 8
Summary: This bill would require that all requests for the inclusion of a data set on the open data portal shall receive an initial response from the Department of Information Technology & Telecommunications within two weeks, and a final determination from the relevant agency within two months. It would also require that any requests for the inclusion of a data set that were already posted to the open data portal before the enactment date of the bill be treated as if they had been received on the day of enactment.
Attachments: 1. Legislative History Report, 2. Summary of Int. No. 914-A, 3. Summary of Int. No. 914, 4. September 17, 2015 - Stated Meeting Agenda with Links to Files, 5. Committee Report 10/1/15, 6. Hearing Testimony 10/1/15, 7. Hearing Transcript 10/1/15, 8. Int. No. 914 - 9/17/15, 9. Proposed Int. No. 914 - 11/19/15, 10. Committee Report 11/23/15, 11. Hearing Testimony 11/23/15, 12. Hearing Transcript 11/23/15, 13. November 24, 2015 - Stated Meeting Agenda with Links to Files, 14. Fiscal Impact Statement, 15. Mayor's Letter, 16. Int. No. 914-A - FINAL, 17. Hearing Transcript of the Stated Meeting - November 24, 2015, 18. Minutes of the Stated Meeting - November 24, 2015, 19. Local Law 109
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11/30/2015ARitchie J. Torres City Council Recved from Mayor by Council  Action details Meeting details Not available
11/30/2015ARitchie J. Torres Mayor Signed Into Law by Mayor  Action details Meeting details Not available
11/30/2015ARitchie J. Torres Mayor Hearing Held by Mayor  Action details Meeting details Not available
11/24/2015ARitchie J. Torres City Council Sent to Mayor by Council  Action details Meeting details Not available
11/24/2015ARitchie J. Torres City Council Approved by CouncilPass Action details Meeting details Not available
11/23/2015*Ritchie J. Torres Committee on Technology Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Meeting details Not available
11/23/2015*Ritchie J. Torres Committee on Technology Amendment Proposed by Comm  Action details Meeting details Not available
11/23/2015*Ritchie J. Torres Committee on Technology Amended by Committee  Action details Meeting details Not available
11/23/2015ARitchie J. Torres Committee on Technology Approved by CommitteePass Action details Meeting details Not available
10/1/2015*Ritchie J. Torres Committee on Technology Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Meeting details Not available
10/1/2015*Ritchie J. Torres Committee on Technology Laid Over by Committee  Action details Meeting details Not available
9/17/2015*Ritchie J. Torres City Council Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Meeting details Not available
9/17/2015*Ritchie J. Torres City Council Introduced by Council  Action details Meeting details Not available

Int. No. 914-A

By Council Members Torres, Gentile, Constantinides, Arroyo, Greenfield, Kallos, Levin and Wills

 

A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to establishing response timelines for public requests on the open data portal

 

Be it enacted by the Council as follows:

Section 1. Subdivision d of section 23-503 of the administrative code of the city of New York, as added by local law number 11 for the year 2012, is amended to read as follows:

                     d. Requests received via the on-line forum for inclusion of particular public data sets shall be considered by agencies in making determinations as to priority for public data set inclusion on the single web portal pursuant to paragraph 5 of subdivision b of section 23-506 [of this chapter]. The department shall provide an initial response to each such request within two weeks of receipt. The agency to which the department refers the request shall post its final determination as to the request on the single web portal within two months of receipt.

§ 2. Any request for inclusion of a particular public data set that was received before the effective date of this local law shall be subject to subdivision d of section 23-503 of the administrative code of the city of New York as if such request was received on the effective date of this local law.

§ 3. This local law takes effect 30 days after it becomes law.

 

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