New York City Council Header
File #: Int 0027-2004    Version: * Name: Requiring DOITT produce a 5-year information technology and telecommunications plan for NYC.
Type: Introduction Status: Filed
Committee: Committee on Technology in Government
On agenda: 2/4/2004
Enactment date: Law number:
Title: A Local Law to amend the New York city charter, in relation to requiring that the department of information technology and telecommunications produce a five-year information technology and telecommunications plan for the city of New York every three years.
Sponsors: Gale A. Brewer, Tony Avella, Charles Barron, Leroy G. Comrie, Jr., Alan J. Gerson, Robert Jackson, G. Oliver Koppell, John C. Liu, Margarita Lopez, Michael C. Nelson, Bill Perkins, Christine C. Quinn, Joel Rivera, James Sanders, Jr., Larry B. Seabrook, Albert Vann, Vincent J. Gentile, Letitia James, Miguel Martinez, David I. Weprin
Council Member Sponsors: 20
Attachments: 1. Committee Report, 2. Hearing Transcript

Int. No. 27

By Council Members Brewer, Avella, Barron, Comrie, Gerson, Jackson, Koppell, Liu, Lopez, Nelson, Perkins, Quinn, Rivera, Sanders, Seabrook, Vann, Gentile, James, Martinez and Weprin

 

A Local Law to amend the New York city charter, in relation to requiring that the department of information technology and telecommunications produce a five-year information technology and telecommunications plan for the city of New York every three years.

 

Be it enacted by the Council as follows:

Section 1.  Subdivision b of section 1072 of the New York city charter, as added by local law number 24 for the year 1994, is amended to read as follows:

b. to develop, maintain and implement a long-range telecommunications strategy.  Every three years, the department shall produce and transmit to the council and the mayor a five-year, comprehensive information technology and telecommunications plan.  The plan shall include, but not be limited to, efforts that the department expects to make in regards to providing more secure information technology systems and telecommunications services for city agencies, the operation of the city’s institutional fiber-optic network, as well as any projected public, educational, governmental access expense allocations to be made by the department as provided by the city’s cable and high-capacity franchising agreements and a review of residential and business broadband accessibility in the city of New York;

§2.  This local law shall take effect immediately.