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File #: Int 0352-2014    Version: * Name: Requiring certain documents to be made available on the open data portal.
Type: Introduction Status: Filed (End of Session)
Committee: Committee on Technology
On agenda: 5/14/2014
Enactment date: Law number:
Title: A Local Law to amend the New York city charter, in relation to requiring certain documents to be made available on the open data portal.
Sponsors: James Vacca, Margaret S. Chin, Costa G. Constantinides, Peter A. Koo, Stephen T. Levin, Rosie Mendez, Ydanis A. Rodriguez
Council Member Sponsors: 7
Int. No. 352
 
By Council Members Vacca, Chin, Constantinides, Koo, Levin, Mendez and Rodriguez
 
 
A Local Law to amend the New York city charter, in relation to requiring certain documents to be made available on the open data portal.    
 
 
Be it enacted by the Council as follows:
 
Section 1. Subdivision a of section 1133 of the New York city charter is amended to read as follows:
          a. The head of each agency shall transmit to the municipal reference and research center at least four copies of each report, document, study or publication of such agency immediately after the same shall have been published or issued. The head of each agency shall also transmit to the department of records and information services or its successor agency, in electronic format, each report, document, study and publication required by local law, executive order, or  mayoral  directive to be published, issued, or transmitted to the council or mayor, within ten business days of such publication, issuance or transmittal to the council or mayor, which materials shall be made available to the public on or through the department's website, or its successor's website, and on the city's open data portal, within ten business days of such publication, issuance or transmittal to the council or mayor. The agency shall further transmit to the municipal reference and research center four copies of each  report, document, study or publication prepared by consultants, or other independent contractors, as soon as such report or study is released, and shall further transmit within ten business days of  release by the agency, in electronic format, to the department of records and information services each such report, document, study or publication.  Such materials shall further be  made available to the public on or through the department's website, or its successor's website, within ten business days of release by the agency. Where practicable, each agency shall also transmit, in electronic format, to the department of  records  and  information services or its successor agency any report, document, study and publication required to be published by any state or federal law, rule or regulation within ten business days of publication.  Such  materials  shall  further  be  made available  to  the public on or through the department's website, or its successor's website, within ten business days of such publication.
ยง2. This local law shall take effect one hundred eighty days after enactment.
 
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