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File #: Int 0458-2014    Version: Name: Dept of consumer affairs to provide young adults with outreach and education regarding consumer protection issues.
Type: Introduction Status: Enacted
Committee: Committee on Consumer Affairs
On agenda: 8/21/2014
Enactment date: 3/30/2015 Law number: 2015/028
Title: A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to requiring the department of consumer affairs to provide young adults with outreach and education regarding consumer protection issues.
Sponsors: Mark Treyger, Inez D. Barron, Costa G. Constantinides, Rafael L. Espinal, Jr., Vincent J. Gentile, Andy L. King, Ydanis A. Rodriguez, James G. Van Bramer, Vanessa L. Gibson, Ben Kallos, Brad S. Lander, Stephen T. Levin, Paul A. Vallone, The Public Advocate (Ms. James)
Council Member Sponsors: 14
Attachments: 1. Int. No. 458 - 8/21/15, 2. Committee Report 2/9/15, 3. Hearing Testimony 2/9/15, 4. Hearing Transcript 2/9/15, 5. Committee Report 3/10/15, 6. Hearing Transcript 3/10/15, 7. March 11, 2015 - Stated Meeting Agenda with Links to Files, 8. Fiscal Impact Statement, 9. Hearing Transcript - Stated Meeting 3-11-15, 10. Mayor's Letter, 11. Local Law 28, 12. Minutes of the Stated Meeting - March 11, 2015
Date Ver.Prime SponsorAction ByActionResultAction DetailsMeeting DetailsMultimedia
3/30/2015AMark Treyger City Council Recved from Mayor by Council  Action details Meeting details Not available
3/30/2015AMark Treyger Mayor Signed Into Law by Mayor  Action details Meeting details Not available
3/30/2015AMark Treyger Mayor Hearing Held by Mayor  Action details Meeting details Not available
3/11/2015AMark Treyger City Council Sent to Mayor by Council  Action details Meeting details Not available
3/11/2015AMark Treyger City Council Approved by CouncilPass Action details Meeting details Not available
3/10/2015*Mark Treyger Committee on Consumer Affairs Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Meeting details Not available
3/10/2015*Mark Treyger Committee on Consumer Affairs Amendment Proposed by Comm  Action details Meeting details Not available
3/10/2015*Mark Treyger Committee on Consumer Affairs Amended by Committee  Action details Meeting details Not available
3/10/2015AMark Treyger Committee on Consumer Affairs Approved by CommitteePass Action details Meeting details Not available
2/9/2015*Mark Treyger Committee on Consumer Affairs Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Meeting details Not available
2/9/2015*Mark Treyger Committee on Consumer Affairs Laid Over by Committee  Action details Meeting details Not available
8/21/2014*Mark Treyger City Council Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Meeting details Not available
8/21/2014*Mark Treyger City Council Introduced by Council  Action details Meeting details Not available
Int. No. 458-A
 
By Council Members Treyger, Barron, Constantinides, Espinal, Gentile, King, Rodriguez, Van Bramer, Gibson, Kallos, Lander, Levin, Vallone and the Public Advocate (Ms. James)
 
 
A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to requiring the department of consumer affairs to provide young adults with outreach and education regarding consumer protection issues.
 
 
Be it enacted by the Council as follows:
 
      Section 1.  The administrative code of the city of New York is amended by adding a new section 20-706.1 to read as follows:
      § 20-706.1 Outreach and education on consumer protection issues for young adults. The commissioner shall establish and engage in outreach and education efforts that are tailored to individuals ages sixteen to twenty-four. Such outreach and education shall concern consumer issues that are likely to affect individuals ages sixteen to twenty-four including, but not limited to: (a) credit card debt; (b) student loans; and (c) leasing or purchasing a motor vehicle. Such outreach and education shall also provide information related to the department's office of financial empowerment and its financial education providers. The outreach and education required by this section shall commence on September 1, 2015 and shall include educational materials that shall be made available on the department's website, and submitted to the chancellor of the New York city department of education and the chancellor of the city university of New York no later than September 1, 2015. The educational materials made available on the department's website pursuant to this section shall be made available in English and in the six languages most commonly spoken by limited English proficient individuals in the city as determined by the department of city planning. The commissioner shall update the educational materials made available on the department's website on an annual basis and submit such updated materials each year to the chancellor of the New York city department of education and the chancellor of the city university of New York.
      § 2.      This local law shall take effect immediately.
 
 
 
 
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