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File #: Int 0215-2014    Version: * Name: Requiring DOT to make available on its website biographical information pertaining to all street and park name changes.
Type: Introduction Status: Filed (End of Session)
Committee: Committee on Parks and Recreation
On agenda: 3/26/2014
Enactment date: Law number:
Title: A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to requiring the department of transportation to make available on its website biographical information pertaining to all street and park name changes.
Sponsors: Mark Levine, Fernando Cabrera , Margaret S. Chin, Mathieu Eugene, Rosie Mendez, Ydanis A. Rodriguez, Carlos Menchaca, (by request of the Manhattan Borough President)
Council Member Sponsors: 8
Int. No. 215
By Council Members Levine, Cabrera, Chin, Eugene, Mendez, Rodriguez and Menchaca (by request of the Manhattan Borough President)
 
 
A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to requiring the department of transportation to make available on its website biographical information pertaining to all street and park name changes.
 
 
Be it enacted by the Council as follows:
Section 1. Declaration of legislative findings and intent. Due to increased awareness and questions from the people of the city of New York pertaining to the renaming and co-naming of streets, parks and structures, the Council believes it is appropriate to create a mechanism that will allow individuals to have biographical and/or background information available on an official city website that pertains to a renamed or co-named street, park or structure.
§2.  Chapter 1 of title 25 of the administrative code of the city of New York, is amended by adding a new section 25-102.2, to read as follows:
§25-102.2 Posting certain information related to street and park names. Whenever a street, park, playground, facility or structure, or portion thereof is renamed or co-named pursuant to section 25-102.1 of this chapter, the department of transportation shall make, biographical and/or background information about the person or entity for whom the naming is on behalf of, available on its website within ninety days of the enactment of the local law which named the street, park, playground, facility or structure, or portion thereof.
§3. This local law shall take effect immediately upon its enactment into law and shall only be required for streets, parks and structures named after its enactment.
 
 
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