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File #: Int 0614-2018    Version: Name: Stop Sexual Harassment in NYC Act - Requiring information about sexual harassment to be made available online for public access.
Type: Introduction Status: Enacted
Committee: Committee on Civil and Human Rights
On agenda: 3/7/2018
Enactment date: 5/9/2018 Law number: 2018/094
Title: A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to requiring information about sexual harassment to be made available online for public access
Sponsors: Alicka Ampry-Samuel , Deborah L. Rose, Helen K. Rosenthal, Margaret S. Chin, Vanessa L. Gibson, Keith Powers , Costa G. Constantinides, Antonio Reynoso, Ben Kallos, Adrienne E. Adams, Mathieu Eugene, Brad S. Lander, I. Daneek Miller, Carlina Rivera , Diana Ayala , Karen Koslowitz
Council Member Sponsors: 16
Summary: This bill would require the New York City Commission on Human Rights to conspicuously post on their website online resources about sexual harassment.
Attachments: 1. Summary of Int. No. 614-A, 2. Summary of Int. No. 614, 3. Int. No. 614, 4. Committee Report 2/28/18, 5. Hearing Testimony 2/28/18, 6. Hearing Transcript 2/28/18, 7. March 7, 2018 - Stated Meeting Agenda, 8. Proposed Int. No. 614-A - 4/4/18, 9. Committee Report 4/9/18, 10. Hearing Testimony 4/9/18, 11. Hearing Transcript 4/9/18, 12. Committee Report - Stated Meeting, 13. April 11, 2018 - Stated Meeting Agenda, 14. Hearing Transcript - Stated Meeting 4-11-18, 15. Minutes of the Stated Meeting - April 11, 2018, 16. Int. No. 614-A (FINAL), 17. Fiscal Impact Statement, 18. Mayor's Letter, 19. Local Law 94
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5/10/2018AAlicka Ampry-Samuel City Council Recved from Mayor by Council  Action details Meeting details Not available
5/9/2018AAlicka Ampry-Samuel Mayor Signed Into Law by Mayor  Action details Meeting details Not available
4/30/2018AAlicka Ampry-Samuel Mayor Hearing Held by Mayor  Action details Meeting details Not available
4/11/2018AAlicka Ampry-Samuel City Council Sent to Mayor by Council  Action details Meeting details Not available
4/11/2018AAlicka Ampry-Samuel City Council Approved by CouncilPass Action details Meeting details Not available
4/9/2018*Alicka Ampry-Samuel Committee on Civil and Human Rights Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Meeting details Not available
4/9/2018*Alicka Ampry-Samuel Committee on Civil and Human Rights Amendment Proposed by Comm  Action details Meeting details Not available
4/9/2018*Alicka Ampry-Samuel Committee on Civil and Human Rights Amended by Committee  Action details Meeting details Not available
4/9/2018AAlicka Ampry-Samuel Committee on Civil and Human Rights Approved by CommitteePass Action details Meeting details Not available
3/7/2018*Alicka Ampry-Samuel City Council Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Meeting details Not available
3/7/2018*Alicka Ampry-Samuel City Council Introduced by Council  Action details Meeting details Not available
2/28/2018*Alicka Ampry-Samuel Committee on Women P-C Item Laid Over by Comm  Action details Meeting details Not available
2/28/2018*Alicka Ampry-Samuel Committee on Women Hearing on P-C Item by Comm  Action details Meeting details Not available
2/28/2018*Alicka Ampry-Samuel Committee on Civil and Human Rights P-C Item Laid Over by Comm  Action details Meeting details Not available
2/28/2018*Alicka Ampry-Samuel Committee on Civil and Human Rights Hearing on P-C Item by Comm  Action details Meeting details Not available

Int. No. 614-A

 

By Council Members Ampry-Samuel, Rose, Rosenthal, Chin, Gibson, Powers, Constantinides, Reynoso, Kallos, Adams, Eugene, Lander, Miller, Rivera, Ayala and Koslowitz

 

A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to requiring information about sexual harassment to be made available online for public access

 

Be it enacted by the Council as follows:

 

Section 1. Chapter 1 of title 8 of the administrative code of the city of New York is amended by adding a new section 8-132 to read as follows:

§ 8-132 Sexual harassment information. a. The commission shall post conspicuously on the commission’s website online resources about sexual harassment, including but not limited to:

1. Information that sets forth in simple and understandable terms:

(a) An explanation that sexual harassment is a form of unlawful discrimination under local law;

(b) Specific descriptions and examples of activities which may be sexual harassment;

(c) A description of the commission’s complaint process, and how to contact the commission;

(d) A list of alternate and additional government agencies for filing complaints about sexual harassment, and the websites for such agencies, to the extent available;

 (e) An explanation that retaliation, including but not limited to retaliation for complaints concerning allegations of sexual harassment, is prohibited by subdivision 7 of section 8-107, and examples of activities which may be retaliation for such complaints; and

(f) Bystander intervention education and the importance of taking action to prevent workplace sexual harassment.

2. An interactive tool describing each step of the complaint process available through the commission, from when a complaint is filed to when a determination is made on such complaint.

§ 2. This local law takes effect 90 days after it becomes law.

 

 

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