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File #: Int 0301-2014    Version: * Name: Reporting of revenue from the issuance of violations and the imposition of related fines. (Fine Accountability Act)
Type: Introduction Status: Filed (End of Session)
Committee: Committee on Governmental Operations
On agenda: 4/29/2014
Enactment date: Law number:
Title: A Local Law to amend the New York city charter, in relation to the reporting of revenue from the issuance of violations and the imposition of related fines.
Sponsors: Rory I. Lancman, Fernando Cabrera , Andrew Cohen, Elizabeth S. Crowley, Karen Koslowitz
Council Member Sponsors: 5
Int. No. 301
 
By Council Members Lancman, Cabrera, Cohen, Crowley and Koslowitz
 
 
A Local Law to amend the New York city charter, in relation to the reporting of revenue from the issuance of violations and the imposition of related fines.
 
 
Be it enacted by the Council as follows:
Section 1. This bill shall be known and may be cited as the "Fine Accountability Act."
§2. Section 487 of the New York city charter is amended by adding a new subdivision h to read as follows:
h. By January 1, April 1, July 1, and October 1 of each year, the commissioner shall report the amount of revenue collected pursuant to violations and fines issued by the department since the previous report issued under this subdivision. Such data shall be disaggregated by the community board district in which the violation occurred. Such report shall be delivered to the council and each community board, and shall be posted on the department's website.
§3. Paragraphs (3) and (4) of subdivision e of section 556 of the New York city charter are amended, and a new paragraph (5) is added to such subdivision, to read as follows:
(3) provide for membership on such state or federally authorized committees as may be appropriate to the discharge of the department's functions, powers and duties; [and]
(4) by January 1, April 1, July 1, and October 1 of each year, report the amount of revenue collected pursuant to violations and fines issued by the department since the previous report issued under this paragraph. Such data shall be disaggregated by the community board district in which the violation occurred. Such report shall be delivered to the council and each community board, and shall be posted on the department's website; and
(5) perform such other acts as may be necessary and proper to carry out the provisions of this chapter and the purposes of the mental hygiene law.
§4. Section 645 of the New York city charter is amended by adding a new subdivision (e) to read as follows:
(e) By January 1, April 1, July 1, and October 1 of each year, the commissioner shall report the amount of revenue collected pursuant to violations and fines issued by the department since the previous report issued under this subdivision. Such data shall be disaggregated by the community board district in which the violation occurred. Such report shall be delivered to the council and each community board, and shall be posted on the department's website.
§5. Section 753 of the New York city charter is amended by adding a new subdivision e to read as follows:
e. By January 1, April 1, July 1, and October 1 of each year, the commissioner shall report the amount of revenue collected pursuant to violations and fines issued by the department since the previous report issued under this subdivision. Such data shall be disaggregated by the community board district in which the violation occurred. Such report shall be delivered to the council and each community board, and shall be posted on the department's website.
§6. Section 2203 of the New York city charter is amended by adding a new subdivision (h) to read as follows:
(h) By January 1, April 1, July 1, and October 1 of each year, the commissioner shall report the amount of revenue collected pursuant to violations and fines issued by the department since the previous report issued under this subdivision. Such data shall be disaggregated by the community board district in which the violation occurred. Such report shall be delivered to the council and each community board, and shall be posted on the department's website.
§7. Section 2903 of the New York city charter is amended by adding a new subdivision e to read as follows:
e. By January 1, April 1, July 1, and October 1 of each year, the commissioner shall report the amount of revenue collected pursuant to violations and fines issued by the department since the previous report issued under this subdivision. Such data shall be disaggregated by the community board district in which the violation occurred. Such report shall be delivered to the council and each community board, and shall be posted on the department's website.
§8.  This local law shall take effect immediately, and the first reports required by this law shall be due by October 1, 2014, covering revenue collected from January 1, 2014 until the date each such report is issued.
 
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