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File #: Int 0084-2014    Version: * Name: Requiring monthly and annual reports concerning film shoot permits.
Type: Introduction Status: Filed (End of Session)
Committee: Committee on Technology
On agenda: 2/26/2014
Enactment date: Law number:
Title: A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to requiring monthly and annual reports concerning film shoot permits.
Sponsors: Stephen T. Levin, Vincent J. Gentile, Deborah L. Rose, Paul A. Vallone, Corey D. Johnson, Antonio Reynoso, Brad S. Lander, Andrew Cohen, Ben Kallos, Helen K. Rosenthal, Donovan J. Richards, Karen Koslowitz, Peter A. Koo, I. Daneek Miller, Chaim M. Deutsch, Rosie Mendez, Margaret S. Chin, Carlos Menchaca, Laurie A. Cumbo, Eric A. Ulrich
Council Member Sponsors: 20
Summary: This bill would require monthly and annual reports on film and television production permits approved by the City, including the filming locations, filming durations, if on-street parking was removed, identity of company producing the film or television shoot, and economic data. Also updates definition language.
Attachments: 1. Summary of Int. No. 84, 2. Committee Report 1/21/15, 3. Hearing Transcript 1/21/15
Date Ver.Prime SponsorAction ByActionResultAction DetailsMeeting DetailsMultimedia
12/31/2017*Stephen T. Levin City Council Filed (End of Session)  Action details Meeting details Not available
1/21/2015*Stephen T. Levin Committee on Technology Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Meeting details Not available
1/21/2015*Stephen T. Levin Committee on Technology Laid Over by Committee  Action details Meeting details Not available
2/26/2014*Stephen T. Levin City Council Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Meeting details Not available
2/26/2014*Stephen T. Levin City Council Introduced by Council  Action details Meeting details Not available

Int. No. 84

 

By Council Members Levin, Gentile, Rose, Vallone, Johnson, Reynoso, Lander, Cohen, Kallos, Rosenthal, Richards, Koslowitz, Koo, Miller, Deutsch, Mendez, Chin, Menchaca, Cumbo and Ulrich

 

A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to requiring monthly and annual reports concerning film shoot permits.

 

Be it enacted by the Council as follows:

 

                     Section 1.  Section 22-101 of the administrative code of New York City, as amended by local law 40 of 2012, is amended to read as follows:

                     §22-101 Definitions. As used in this title, the following terms shall have the following meanings:

                     a. “Commissioner” shall mean the commissioner of the department of [ports and trade] small business services.

                     b. “Department” shall mean the department of [ports and trade] small business services.

                     c. “No-discharge zone” shall mean those bodies of water designated as vessel waste no-discharge zones pursuant to subdivision one of section thirty-three-e of the New York state navigation law.

§ 2. Title 22 of the administrative code of the city of New York is amended by adding a new chapter 9 to read as follows:

CHAPTER 9

FILM AND TELEVISION

 

                     §22-901 Monthly reports of all film and television production permits approved by the city of New York.  Not later than the tenth day of every calendar month, the department, or any other entity designated by the mayor to issue film and television production permits pursuant to section 1301 of the New York city charter, shall issue a report, and make it available on the city’s website, containing the following information concerning all film and television production permits that have been approved by the city of New York for the previous calendar month:

                     1. The filming location or locations authorized by each permit, including borough, community board district, council district, and street or streets;

                     2. The duration of each permit;

                     3. With respect to each permit, whether on-street street parking was removed from public use and, if so, the approximate number of street parking spots so removed; and

                     4. The network, studio, or company producing each film or television shoot.

                     §22-902 Annual reports.  Not later than January thirty-first, two thousand fifteen and each January thirty-first thereafter, the office shall issue an annual report to the mayor and the council, and make such report available on the city’s website, containing the following information concerning all film and television production permits that have been approved by the city of New York for the previous calendar year:

                     1. The information contained in each issued monthly report as set forth in section 22-901 of this subchapter disaggregated by community board;

                     2. The following information disaggregated by job title: (i) the number of persons employed by the film and television industries in the city of New York, (ii) the mean and median compensation, (iii) the mean and median duration of employment, and (iv) common demographic information, if publicly available and/or voluntarily disclosed, including, but not limited to, age, race, sex, and borough of residence; and

                     3. The direct and indirect costs and benefits of the film and television industries in the city of New York.

§ 3.  This local law shall take effect one hundred eighty days after its enactment into law.

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Int. 1137/2013