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File #: Int 1295-2016    Version: Name: Requiring the dept of cultural affairs to publish information on percent for art projects.
Type: Introduction Status: Enacted
Committee: Committee on Cultural Affairs, Libraries and International Intergroup Relations
On agenda: 10/13/2016
Enactment date: 2/15/2017 Law number: 2017/021
Title: A Local Law to amend the New York city charter, in relation to requiring the department of cultural affairs to publish information on percent for art projects
Sponsors: Laurie A. Cumbo, James G. Van Bramer, Stephen T. Levin, Annabel Palma, Inez D. Barron, James Vacca, Carlos Menchaca, Ben Kallos, Elizabeth S. Crowley
Council Member Sponsors: 9
Summary: This bill would require the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs (the Department) to publish on its website information about all works of art in the Percent for Art program. The Department would also be required to publish on its website aggregated demographic information about the artists whose works of art are in the Percent for Art program, to the extent such information is provided to the Department. Percent for Art refers to the law that requires that one percent of the budget for eligible City-funded construction projects be spent on artwork for City facilities.
Indexes: Report Required
Attachments: 1. Legislative History Report, 2. Summary of Int. No. 1295-A, 3. Summary of Int. No. 1295, 4. Int. No. 1295 - 10/13/16, 5. October 13, 2016 - Stated Meeting Agenda with Links to Files, 6. Committee Report 10/20/16, 7. Hearing Testimony 10/20/16, 8. Hearing Transcript 10/20/16, 9. Committee Report 1/17/17, 10. Hearing Testimony 1/17/17, 11. Hearing Transcript 1/17/17, 12. January 18, 2017 - Stated Meeting Agenda with Links to Files, 13. Hearing Transcript - Stated Meeting 1-18-17, 14. Minutes of the Stated Meeting - January 18, 2017, 15. Fiscal Impact Statement, 16. Int. No. 1295-A (FINAL), 17. Mayor's Letter, 18. Local Law 21
Date Ver.Prime SponsorAction ByActionResultAction DetailsMeeting DetailsMultimedia
2/16/2017ALaurie A. Cumbo City Council Recved from Mayor by Council  Action details Meeting details Not available
2/15/2017ALaurie A. Cumbo Mayor Signed Into Law by Mayor  Action details Meeting details Not available
2/15/2017ALaurie A. Cumbo Mayor Bill Signing Scheduled by Mayor  Action details Meeting details Not available
1/25/2017ALaurie A. Cumbo Mayor Hearing Held by Mayor  Action details Meeting details Not available
1/18/2017ALaurie A. Cumbo City Council Sent to Mayor by Council  Action details Meeting details Not available
1/18/2017ALaurie A. Cumbo City Council Approved by CouncilPass Action details Meeting details Not available
1/17/2017*Laurie A. Cumbo Committee on Cultural Affairs, Libraries and International Intergroup Relations Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Meeting details Not available
1/17/2017*Laurie A. Cumbo Committee on Cultural Affairs, Libraries and International Intergroup Relations Amendment Proposed by Comm  Action details Meeting details Not available
1/17/2017*Laurie A. Cumbo Committee on Cultural Affairs, Libraries and International Intergroup Relations Amended by Committee  Action details Meeting details Not available
1/17/2017ALaurie A. Cumbo Committee on Cultural Affairs, Libraries and International Intergroup Relations Approved by CommitteePass Action details Meeting details Not available
10/20/2016*Laurie A. Cumbo Committee on Cultural Affairs, Libraries and International Intergroup Relations Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Meeting details Not available
10/20/2016*Laurie A. Cumbo Committee on Cultural Affairs, Libraries and International Intergroup Relations Laid Over by Committee  Action details Meeting details Not available
10/13/2016*Laurie A. Cumbo City Council Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Meeting details Not available
10/13/2016*Laurie A. Cumbo City Council Introduced by Council  Action details Meeting details Not available

Int. No. 1295-A

 

By Council Members Cumbo, Van Bramer, Levin, Palma, Barron, Vacca, Menchaca, Kallos and Crowley

 

A Local Law to amend the New York city charter, in relation to requiring the department of cultural affairs to publish information on percent for art projects

 

Be it enacted by the Council as follows:

 

Section 1. Subdivision a of section 224 of the New York city charter, as amended by a vote of the people at the general election of 1989, is amended to read as follows:

a. [As used in] For purposes of this section [the]:

Demographic information. The term “demographic information” includes age, gender, race and any other related information the department of cultural affairs deems relevant.

Design agency. The term “design agency” means the agency responsible for the preparation of the design for the capital project that includes works of art pursuant to this section.

Sponsor agency. The term “sponsor agency” means the agency whose capital project is subject to the provisions of this section.

Works of art. The term “works of art” includes all forms of the visual and performing arts conceived in any medium, material or combination thereof.

§ 2. Section 224 of the New York city charter is amended by adding a new subdivision f to read as follows:

f.  The department of cultural affairs shall post on the department’s website information about works of art that were included in a capital project pursuant to this section after the effective date of the local law that added this subdivision.

1. Such information shall include but not be limited to the name of the work of art; name of the artist; capital project completion date; medium and dimensions of the work of art; location of the work of art, including council district and borough; sponsor agency; and design agency.

2. The department shall post on the department’s website aggregated demographic information about the artists whose works of art are subject to the provisions of this subdivision, to the extent such demographic information is provided to the department.

§ 3. This local law takes effect immediately after it becomes law.

 

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