Int. No. 431
By Council Members Garodnick, Arroyo, Brewer, Cabrera, Comrie, Dromm, Ferreras, Fidler, Gentile, James, Koppell, Koslowitz, Lander, Mealy, Rose, Vacca, Williams, Nelson, Weprin, Halloran and Koo
A Local Law to amend the New York city charter, in relation to requiring the department of information technology and telecommunication to publish annually a public data directory.
Be it enacted by the Council as follows:
Section 1. Chapter 48 of the New York city charter is amended by adding a new section 1076 to read as follows:
§1076. Public data directory. a. The department shall publish annually a directory of the computerized information produced or maintained by city agencies which is required by law to be publicly accessible. Such directory shall include specific descriptions of the contents, format and methods for accessing such information, and the name, title, office address, and office telephone number of the official in each agency responsible for receiving inquiries about such information.
b. All city agencies shall provide the department with such assistance and information as the department requires.
§ 2. This local law shall take effect immediately upon enactment.
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