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File #: Int 1324-2016    Version: Name: Requiring information about city contracts and contractors to be available online for public access.
Type: Introduction Status: Enacted
Committee: Committee on Contracts
On agenda: 10/27/2016
Enactment date: 5/10/2017 Law number: 2017/076
Title: A Local Law to amend the New York city charter, in relation to requiring information about city contracts and contractors to be available online for public access
Sponsors: Brad S. Lander, James Vacca, Annabel Palma, Carlos Menchaca, Margaret S. Chin, Andrew Cohen, Daniel Dromm , Stephen T. Levin, Ben Kallos
Council Member Sponsors: 9
Summary: Currently, the Mayor’s Office of Contract Services operates a Public Access Center that provides access to the VENDEX system. This bill would require that access to this system be available to the public through the City’s website.
Indexes: Oversight
Attachments: 1. Legislative History Report, 2. Summary of Int. No. 1324-A, 3. Summary of Int. No. 1324, 4. Int. No. 1324 - 10/27/16, 5. Committee Report 11/7/16, 6. Hearing Testimony 11/7/16, 7. Hearing Transcript 11/7/16, 8. Committee Report 4/24/17, 9. Hearing Transcript 4/24/17, 10. April 25, 2017 - Stated Meeting Agenda with Links to Files, 11. Proposed Int. No. 1324-A - 4/27/17, 12. Fiscal Impact Statement, 13. Int. No. 1324-A (FINAL), 14. Mayor's Letter, 15. Hearing Transcript - Stated Meeting 4-25-17, 16. Minutes of the Stated Meeting - April 25, 2017, 17. Local Law 76
Date Ver.Prime SponsorAction ByActionResultAction DetailsMeeting DetailsMultimedia
5/11/2017ABrad S. Lander City Council Recved from Mayor by Council  Action details Meeting details Not available
5/10/2017ABrad S. Lander Mayor Hearing Held by Mayor  Action details Meeting details Not available
5/10/2017ABrad S. Lander Mayor Signed Into Law by Mayor  Action details Meeting details Not available
4/25/2017ABrad S. Lander City Council Sent to Mayor by Council  Action details Meeting details Not available
4/25/2017ABrad S. Lander City Council Approved by CouncilPass Action details Meeting details Not available
4/24/2017*Brad S. Lander Committee on Contracts Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Meeting details Not available
4/24/2017*Brad S. Lander Committee on Contracts Amendment Proposed by Comm  Action details Meeting details Not available
4/24/2017*Brad S. Lander Committee on Contracts Amended by Committee  Action details Meeting details Not available
4/24/2017ABrad S. Lander Committee on Contracts Approved by CommitteePass Action details Meeting details Not available
11/7/2016*Brad S. Lander Committee on Contracts Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Meeting details Not available
11/7/2016*Brad S. Lander Committee on Contracts Laid Over by Committee  Action details Meeting details Not available
10/27/2016*Brad S. Lander City Council Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Meeting details Not available
10/27/2016*Brad S. Lander City Council Introduced by Council  Action details Meeting details Not available

Int. No. 1324-A

 

By Council Members Lander, Vacca, Palma, Menchaca, Chin, Cohen, Dromm, Levin and Kallos

 

A Local Law to amend the New York city charter, in relation to requiring information about city contracts and contractors to be available online for public access

 

Be it enacted by the Council as follows:

 

Section 1. Subdivision d of Section 1064 of the New York city charter is amended to read as follows:

d. The information on contracts and contractors shall be computerized to the extent feasible. The computerized information shall be stored in a manner which allows for meaningful read-only access to such information by the agency name, contractor name, contract category, and contract number included in prior notices published in the City Record pursuant to section three hundred twenty-five. At least one computer terminal shall be available for such access in the central place established by the mayor pursuant to subdivision a of this section, and such access shall also be provided to the public through the City’s website.

§2. This local law takes effect January 1, 2019.

 

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LS # 8431

4/11/17