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File #: Int 0428-2014    Version: * Name: Requiring the issuance of a five year plan to expand wi-fi access in city parks.
Type: Introduction Status: Filed (End of Session)
Committee: Committee on Technology
On agenda: 7/24/2014
Enactment date: Law number:
Title: A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to requiring the issuance of a five year plan to expand wi-fi access in city parks.
Sponsors: James Vacca, Laurie A. Cumbo, Vincent J. Gentile, Peter A. Koo, Mark Levine, Rosie Mendez, Ritchie J. Torres, Ydanis A. Rodriguez, Mark Treyger, Chaim M. Deutsch, Carlos Menchaca
Council Member Sponsors: 11
Summary: This bill would require the Department of Parks and Recreation to, first, report to the mayor and the New York City Council various data related to Wi-Fi access and use. Secondly, Int. No. 428 would require that Parks develop a five-year plan for expanding Wi-Fi access in all parks under the Commissioner’s jurisdiction.
Indexes: Oversight, Report Required
Attachments: 1. Summary of Int. No. 428, 2. Committee Report 11/2/15, 3. Hearing Testimony 11/2/15, 4. Hearing Transcript 11/2/15
Date Ver.Prime SponsorAction ByActionResultAction DetailsMeeting DetailsMultimedia
12/31/2017*James Vacca City Council Filed (End of Session)  Action details Meeting details Not available
11/2/2015*James Vacca Committee on Technology Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Meeting details Not available
11/2/2015*James Vacca Committee on Technology Amendment Proposed by Comm  Action details Meeting details Not available
11/2/2015*James Vacca Committee on Technology Laid Over by Committee  Action details Meeting details Not available
7/24/2014*James Vacca City Council Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Meeting details Not available
7/24/2014*James Vacca City Council Introduced by Council  Action details Meeting details Not available

Int. No. 428

 

By Council Members Vacca, Cumbo, Gentile, Koo, Levine, Mendez, Torres, Rodriguez, Treyger, Deutsch and Menchaca

 

A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to requiring the issuance of a five year plan to expand wi-fi access in city parks.

 

Be it enacted by the Council as follows:

 

Section 1.  Title 18 of the administrative code of the city of New York is amended by adding a new section 18-142 to read as follows:

§18-142  Expanding wi-fi access in city parks.  No later than January first, two thousand fifteen, the department, together with the department of information technology and telecommunications, shall issue a report to the mayor and the council, and make such report available on the city’s website.  The report shall, at a minimum, identify areas in parks under the jurisdiction of the commissioner that have wi-fi access on the report date, areas in parks under the jurisdiction of the commissioner that do not have wi-fi access on the report date, the average number of daily users of wi-fi in parks under the jurisdiction of the commissioner for the previous calendar year, the average length of time of wi-fi use in parks under the jurisdiction of the commissioner for the previous calendar year and shall include a five year plan for expanding wi-fi access to all parks under the jurisdiction of the commissioner, including the cost of implementing such plan and a timetable for such implementation.

      § 2. This local law shall take effect immediately upon enactment.

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LS# 1217, 1218

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