Meeting Name: Committee on Public Safety Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 4/26/2017 11:00 AM Minutes status: Final  
Meeting location: Council Chambers - City Hall
Jointly with the Committee on Immigration and the Committee on Education
Published agenda: Agenda Agenda Published minutes: Minutes Minutes  
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Attachments: Attachments - Int. No. 1557, Attachments - Int. No. 1558, Attachments - Int. No. 1565, Attachments - Int. No. 1566, Attachments - Int. No. 1568, Attachments - Int. No. 1569, Attachments - Int. No. 1578, Attachments - Int. No. 1579, Attachments - Int. No. 1588
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Int 1557-2017 *Melissa Mark-Viverito Establishing a chief privacy officer and policies and protocols relating to the handling of identifying information.IntroductionThe bill requires every City agency to report on their current data collection, retention, and disclosure policies and practices. A newly established Chief Privacy Officer and interagency committee would review those reports and develop new, detailed protocols for minimizing the collection and disclosure of identifying information and protecting against the unauthorized disclosure of this information citywide.Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 1557-2017 *Melissa Mark-Viverito Establishing a chief privacy officer and policies and protocols relating to the handling of identifying information.IntroductionThe bill requires every City agency to report on their current data collection, retention, and disclosure policies and practices. A newly established Chief Privacy Officer and interagency committee would review those reports and develop new, detailed protocols for minimizing the collection and disclosure of identifying information and protecting against the unauthorized disclosure of this information citywide.Laid Over by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 1558-2017 *Melissa Mark-Viverito Persons not to be detained by the department of probation.IntroductionThis bill limits the Department of Probation from honoring civil immigration detainers under the same restrictions that apply to the Department of Correction. Additionally, the bill would require the department to report annually on the number of detainer requests received and whether or not they were honored, as well as requests for information and any responses.Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 1558-2017 *Melissa Mark-Viverito Persons not to be detained by the department of probation.IntroductionThis bill limits the Department of Probation from honoring civil immigration detainers under the same restrictions that apply to the Department of Correction. Additionally, the bill would require the department to report annually on the number of detainer requests received and whether or not they were honored, as well as requests for information and any responses.Laid Over by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 1565-2017 *Daniel Dromm  Requiring the DOE to distribute information regarding educational rights and departmental policies related to interactions with non-local law enforcement and federal immigration authorities.IntroductionThe proposed legislation would require the Department of Education (DOE) to annually distribute information related to students’ and parents’ educational rights and the DOE’s policies and procedures related to interactions with non-local law enforcement. Such information would include information on: available legal resources to help students and parents understand their rights and options regarding their educational rights, privacy rights, circumstances under which students may have the right to refuse to speak with non-local law enforcement, immigration legal assistance, and DOE’s protocol and policies with regard to interactions with non-local law enforcement, including procedures for when a student’s parent has been detained or otherwise separated from a family; the number of staff trained on such policies; and the method by which parents may update a student’s emergency contact information. The bill would require the DOE to notify any student whose directory information may be released pursuant to the family educational rights and privacy act what information may be released, and to whom, and how students or their parents may opt out of such release of information. The bill would also require the DOE to, upon any request by non-local law enforcement for access to a student or student’s records, notify the student’s parent of such request (unless notification is prohibited by law) and provide information to the student and student’s parent about available resources for seeking legal assistance.Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 1565-2017 *Daniel Dromm  Requiring the DOE to distribute information regarding educational rights and departmental policies related to interactions with non-local law enforcement and federal immigration authorities.IntroductionThe proposed legislation would require the Department of Education (DOE) to annually distribute information related to students’ and parents’ educational rights and the DOE’s policies and procedures related to interactions with non-local law enforcement. Such information would include information on: available legal resources to help students and parents understand their rights and options regarding their educational rights, privacy rights, circumstances under which students may have the right to refuse to speak with non-local law enforcement, immigration legal assistance, and DOE’s protocol and policies with regard to interactions with non-local law enforcement, including procedures for when a student’s parent has been detained or otherwise separated from a family; the number of staff trained on such policies; and the method by which parents may update a student’s emergency contact information. The bill would require the DOE to notify any student whose directory information may be released pursuant to the family educational rights and privacy act what information may be released, and to whom, and how students or their parents may opt out of such release of information. The bill would also require the DOE to, upon any request by non-local law enforcement for access to a student or student’s records, notify the student’s parent of such request (unless notification is prohibited by law) and provide information to the student and student’s parent about available resources for seeking legal assistance.Laid Over by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 1566-2017 *Daniel Dromm  Expanding the office of immigrant affairs.IntroductionThe bill would enhance and expand MOIA’s mission. MOIA would lead the City’s efforts to promote the welfare of immigrants, regardless of status; work with the Civil Justice Coordinator to assess the legal service needs of immigrants; establish a state and federal affairs unit to follow changing federal laws and policies; consult with City agencies on the implementation of laws and policies designed to protect immigrants; consult with agencies on best practices for serving victims of crime and human trafficking, and report annually to the Council on its activities and the unique needs of the immigrant community.Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 1566-2017 *Daniel Dromm  Expanding the office of immigrant affairs.IntroductionThe bill would enhance and expand MOIA’s mission. MOIA would lead the City’s efforts to promote the welfare of immigrants, regardless of status; work with the Civil Justice Coordinator to assess the legal service needs of immigrants; establish a state and federal affairs unit to follow changing federal laws and policies; consult with City agencies on the implementation of laws and policies designed to protect immigrants; consult with agencies on best practices for serving victims of crime and human trafficking, and report annually to the Council on its activities and the unique needs of the immigrant community.Laid Over by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 1568-2017 *Rafael L. Espinal, Jr. Immigration EnforcementIntroductionThe bill would prohibit City agencies from partnering with the U.S. Department of Homeland Security to enforce federal immigration law, including through 287(g) agreements. Additionally, this bill would prohibit the use of City resources, property, and information obtained on behalf of the City in furtherance of federal immigration enforcement. The bill would also require any requests for assistance by federal immigration enforcement agencies to documented and later compiled into an anonymized report sent quarterly to the Council. The bill would not restrict the City from participating in cooperative agreements with federal officials, so long as such agreements are not primarily intended to further immigration enforcement.Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 1568-2017 *Rafael L. Espinal, Jr. Immigration EnforcementIntroductionThe bill would prohibit City agencies from partnering with the U.S. Department of Homeland Security to enforce federal immigration law, including through 287(g) agreements. Additionally, this bill would prohibit the use of City resources, property, and information obtained on behalf of the City in furtherance of federal immigration enforcement. The bill would also require any requests for assistance by federal immigration enforcement agencies to documented and later compiled into an anonymized report sent quarterly to the Council. The bill would not restrict the City from participating in cooperative agreements with federal officials, so long as such agreements are not primarily intended to further immigration enforcement.Laid Over by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 1569-2017 *Vanessa L. Gibson Prohibiting disorderly behavior.IntroductionThis bill prohibits certain types of disorderly behavior, and creates both criminal and civil penalties for its violation.Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 1569-2017 *Vanessa L. Gibson Prohibiting disorderly behavior.IntroductionThis bill prohibits certain types of disorderly behavior, and creates both criminal and civil penalties for its violation.Laid Over by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 1578-2017 *Carlos Menchaca An immigrant affairs task force.IntroductionThe bill would create an inter-agency task force led by MOIA. The task force will bring together the heads of city agencies and mayoral offices to coordinate City services for immigrants, especially particularly vulnerable immigrants such as victims of crime and human trafficking; individuals who are LGBTQI, individuals with criminal justice system involvement; and minors.Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 1578-2017 *Carlos Menchaca An immigrant affairs task force.IntroductionThe bill would create an inter-agency task force led by MOIA. The task force will bring together the heads of city agencies and mayoral offices to coordinate City services for immigrants, especially particularly vulnerable immigrants such as victims of crime and human trafficking; individuals who are LGBTQI, individuals with criminal justice system involvement; and minors.Laid Over by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 1579-2017 *Carlos Menchaca Access to non-public areas of city property and property of human services contractors and subcontractors.IntroductionThis bill restricts access to non-public areas of City property, as well as locations where human services contractors provide services. Under the bill, non-local government personnel authorized to enforce civil or criminal laws will not be permitted to access non-public areas of city property, unless: (1) the city has entered into an agreement, contract, or cooperative agreement granting access; (2) access is required by a judicial warrant or local, state, or federal law; (3) access furthers the purpose or mission of a city agency; or (4) exigent circumstances exist. These access requirements would also apply to human services contractors, whether or not their services are provided on city property. Each agency would be required to provide free training to employees contracted for security services at covered City buildings. Finally, each agency would be required to establish and post online agency-specific guidelines or rules implementing the law.Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 1579-2017 *Carlos Menchaca Access to non-public areas of city property and property of human services contractors and subcontractors.IntroductionThis bill restricts access to non-public areas of City property, as well as locations where human services contractors provide services. Under the bill, non-local government personnel authorized to enforce civil or criminal laws will not be permitted to access non-public areas of city property, unless: (1) the city has entered into an agreement, contract, or cooperative agreement granting access; (2) access is required by a judicial warrant or local, state, or federal law; (3) access furthers the purpose or mission of a city agency; or (4) exigent circumstances exist. These access requirements would also apply to human services contractors, whether or not their services are provided on city property. Each agency would be required to provide free training to employees contracted for security services at covered City buildings. Finally, each agency would be required to establish and post online agency-specific guidelines or rules implementing the law.Laid Over by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 1588-2017 *Jumaane D. Williams Identifying information.IntroductionThe bill would require City employees and contractors to protect identifying information—such as contact information, sexual orientation, religion, and immigration status—by limiting its collection, disclosure, and retention. A newly-established privacy officer within each agency would review and approve the collection, disclosure, and retention of identifying information to ensure such actions further the purpose or mission of such agency and protect identifying information from unauthorized disclosure.Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 1588-2017 *Jumaane D. Williams Identifying information.IntroductionThe bill would require City employees and contractors to protect identifying information—such as contact information, sexual orientation, religion, and immigration status—by limiting its collection, disclosure, and retention. A newly-established privacy officer within each agency would review and approve the collection, disclosure, and retention of identifying information to ensure such actions further the purpose or mission of such agency and protect identifying information from unauthorized disclosure.Laid Over by Committee  Action details Not available
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