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File #: Int 1103-2013    Version: * Name: Designation of a small business accessibility coordinator.
Type: Introduction Status: Filed
Committee: Committee on Small Business
On agenda: 6/26/2013
Enactment date: Law number:
Title: A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York in relation to the designation of a small business accessibility coordinator.
Sponsors: Gale A. Brewer, Peter A. Koo, Rosie Mendez, Donovan J. Richards, Ruben Wills, Ydanis A. Rodriguez, Brad S. Lander, James G. Van Bramer, Melissa Mark-Viverito, Julissa Ferreras-Copeland, Charles Barron
Council Member Sponsors: 11
Int. No. 1103
 
By Council Members Brewer, Koo, Mendez, Richards, Wills, Rodriguez, Lander, Van Bramer, Mark-Viverito, Ferreras and Barron
 
 
A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York in relation to the designation of a small business accessibility coordinator.
 
 
Be it enacted by the Council as follows:
Section 1.  Subchapter 1 of chapter 1 of title 3 of the administrative code of the city of New York is amended by adding a new section 3-115 to read as follows:
s.  Small business accessibility coordinator.  a.  The director of the mayor's office for people with disabilities or other representative of the mayor designated by the mayor shall designate an employee or employees to serve as small business accessibility coordinator(s) within the mayor's office for people with disabilities.  Each such coordinator shall serve as a resource and be available to organize and coordinate programs for educating small business owners and operators about obligations that they may have under local, state and federal law, rules and regulations to make their business or businesses accessible to people with disabilities.  Each accessibility coordinator shall to the extent practicable, meet regularly with the small business community and serve as a liaison between such community and city agencies that are involved with accessibility projects, including, but not limited to, the department of buildings, the commission on human rights, the landmarks preservation commission, and the department of small business services.  No later than July 1, 2013, and no later than every July 1st thereafter, the director of the mayor's office for people disabilities, or other representative of the office of the mayor designated by the mayor, shall provide to the mayor and the speaker of the council a listing of the name and contact information of the designated small business accessibility coordinator(s).
ยง 2.  This local law shall take effect thirty days after enactment.
 
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