Int. No. 132-A
By Council Members Brewer, Dromm, Ferreras, James, Koppell, Lander, Mark-Viverito, Palma, Reyna, Rodriguez, Rose, Van Bramer, Williams, Garodnick, Vacca, Jackson, Gentile, Lappin, Barron, Greenfield and Halloran
A Local Law to amend the New York city charter, in relation to requiring that all public meetings be webcast.
Be it enacted by the Council as follows:
Section 1. Section 1063 of the New York city charter is amended by adding a new subdivision d to read as follows:
d. Each city agency, committee, commission and task force and the council shall record or cause to be recorded in digital video format its meetings and hearings, or portions thereof, that are required to be public pursuant to article seven of the public officers law, provided that this section shall not apply to community boards or local school boards. Such recordings shall be webcast live, where practicable, and shall be archived and made available to the public on the city's website or on the website of such agency, committee, commission, task force, or council, not more than seventy-two hours after adjournment of the meeting or hearing recorded.
§ 2. This local law shall take effect ninety days after its enactment.
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