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File #: Int 0865-2015    Version: Name: Reporting certain data regarding institutions in the Cultural Institutions Group.
Type: Introduction Status: Enacted
Committee: Committee on Cultural Affairs, Libraries and International Intergroup Relations
On agenda: 7/23/2015
Enactment date: 2/15/2017 Law number: 2017/009
Title: A Local Law to amend the New York city charter, in relation to reporting certain data regarding institutions in the Cultural Institutions Group
Sponsors: James G. Van Bramer, Deborah L. Rose, Ydanis A. Rodriguez, Carlos Menchaca, Stephen T. Levin, Ben Kallos, Inez D. Barron
Council Member Sponsors: 7
Summary: This bill would require the Department of Cultural Affairs (DCLA) to report data of the Cultural Institutions Group (CIG) individual organizations’ performance for the previous fiscal year. The data would include total visitor attendance, the number of free or reduced-price visits, the total attendance of public school students through school-organized visits, the number of partnerships with public schools, the total number of free admission hours, the number of programs related to the cultural institution’s mission or discipline and targeted to a general audience, and the number of programs targeted or designed to reach specific groups of people. CIG includes any cultural institution that is in the CIG as determined by the Department of Cultural Affairs. Members of the CIG are located on City-owned property and receive significant capital and operating support from the City. Members operate as publicly-owned facilities whose mandate is to provide cultural services to all New Yorkers.
Attachments: 1. Legislative History Report, 2. Summary of Int. No. 865-B, 3. Summary of Int. No. 865-A, 4. Summary of Int. No. 865, 5. Int. No. 865 - 7/23/15, 6. Committee Report 10/30/15, 7. Hearing Testimony 10/30/15, 8. Hearing Transcript 10/30/15, 9. Proposed Int. No. 865-A - 9/28/16, 10. Committee Report 1/17/17, 11. Hearing Testimony 1/17/17, 12. Hearing Transcript 1/17/17, 13. January 18, 2017 - Stated Meeting Agenda with Links to Files, 14. Hearing Transcript - Stated Meeting 1-18-17, 15. Minutes of the Stated Meeting - January 18, 2017, 16. Fiscal Impact Statement, 17. Int. No. 865-B (FINAL), 18. Mayor's Letter, 19. Local Law 9, 20. 2016 - Report on Certain Data Regarding the Cultural Institutions Group
Date Ver.Prime SponsorAction ByActionResultAction DetailsMeeting DetailsMultimedia
2/16/2017BJames G. Van Bramer City Council Recved from Mayor by Council  Action details Meeting details Not available
2/15/2017BJames G. Van Bramer Mayor Signed Into Law by Mayor  Action details Meeting details Not available
2/15/2017BJames G. Van Bramer Mayor Bill Signing Scheduled by Mayor  Action details Meeting details Not available
1/25/2017BJames G. Van Bramer Mayor Hearing Held by Mayor  Action details Meeting details Not available
1/18/2017BJames G. Van Bramer City Council Sent to Mayor by Council  Action details Meeting details Not available
1/18/2017BJames G. Van Bramer City Council Approved by CouncilPass Action details Meeting details Not available
1/17/2017*James G. Van Bramer Committee on Cultural Affairs, Libraries and International Intergroup Relations Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Meeting details Not available
1/17/2017*James G. Van Bramer Committee on Cultural Affairs, Libraries and International Intergroup Relations Amendment Proposed by Comm  Action details Meeting details Not available
1/17/2017*James G. Van Bramer Committee on Cultural Affairs, Libraries and International Intergroup Relations Amended by Committee  Action details Meeting details Not available
1/17/2017BJames G. Van Bramer Committee on Cultural Affairs, Libraries and International Intergroup Relations Approved by CommitteePass Action details Meeting details Not available
10/30/2015*James G. Van Bramer Committee on Cultural Affairs, Libraries and International Intergroup Relations Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Meeting details Not available
10/30/2015*James G. Van Bramer Committee on Cultural Affairs, Libraries and International Intergroup Relations Laid Over by Committee  Action details Meeting details Not available
7/23/2015*James G. Van Bramer City Council Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Meeting details Not available
7/23/2015*James G. Van Bramer City Council Introduced by Council  Action details Meeting details Not available

Int. No. 865-B

 

By Council Members Van Bramer, Rose, Rodriguez, Menchaca, Levin, Kallos and Barron

 

A Local Law to amend the New York city charter, in relation to reporting certain data regarding institutions in the Cultural Institutions Group

 

Be it enacted by the Council as follows:

 

Section 1.  Chapter 67 of the New York city charter is amended by adding a new section 2507 to read as follows:

§ 2507. Data on cultural institutions group.  1. For purposes of this section:

Cultural institutions group. The term “cultural institutions group” means the group of cultural institutions that operate on city-owned property and are recognized by the department as members of such group.

Public school student. The term “public school student” means any pupil under the age of 21 who does not have a high school diploma and who is enrolled in a school of the city school district of the city of New York or a charter school that is located within the city of New York, not including pre-kindergarten students.

Non-public school student. The term “non-public school student” means any pupil under the age of 21 who does not meet the definition of public school student in this paragraph, who does not have a high school diploma, and who is enrolled in a school serving students in the elementary, middle or high school grades, or any combination thereof, that is located within the city of New York, not including pre-kindergarten students. 

2. No later than September 17, 2017, and annually no later than September 17 of each year, the department shall send to the council, or shall include in the mayor’s management report prepared pursuant to section 12 of the charter, data in the aggregate regarding the cultural institutions group to the extent such data is made available to the department, including at a minimum:

a. total visitor attendance;

b. number of free or reduced-price visits;

c. total attendance by public school students through school-organized visits;

d. total attendance by non-public school students through school-organized visits;

e. number of partnerships with  public schools;

f. total number of free admission hours;

g. number of programs, such as performances, exhibitions, and lectures, related to the cultural institution’s mission or discipline and targeted to a general audience; and   

h. number of programs that are targeted to or designed to reach specific groups of people including, but not limited to, seniors or youth.

§ 2.  This local law takes effect immediately.

 

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