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File #: Int 1505-2017    Version: * Name: Dissemination of electronic emergency notifications.
Type: Introduction Status: Filed (End of Session)
Committee: Committee on Fire and Criminal Justice Services
On agenda: 3/16/2017
Enactment date: Law number:
Title: A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to the dissemination of electronic emergency notifications
Sponsors: Robert E. Cornegy, Jr., Vincent J. Gentile
Council Member Sponsors: 2
Summary: This bill would require Notify NYC messages to include relevant media, including, but not limited to, images, maps, video, and hyperlinks.
Indexes: Oversight
Attachments: 1. Summary of Int. No. 1505, 2. Int. No. 1505, 3. March 16, 2017 - Stated Meeting Agenda with Links to Files
Date Ver.Prime SponsorAction ByActionResultAction DetailsMeeting DetailsMultimedia
12/31/2017*Robert E. Cornegy, Jr. City Council Filed (End of Session)  Action details Meeting details Not available
3/16/2017*Robert E. Cornegy, Jr. City Council Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Meeting details Not available
3/16/2017*Robert E. Cornegy, Jr. City Council Introduced by Council  Action details Meeting details Not available

Int. No. 1505

 

By Council Members Cornegy and Gentile

 

A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to the dissemination of electronic emergency notifications

 

Be it enacted by the Council as follows:

                          Section 1. Chapter 1 of title 30 of the administrative code of the city of New York is amended by adding a new section 30-115 to read as follows:

§ 30-115 Emergency notifications. Any emergency notification system operated and controlled by the city for the purposes of aggregating information obtained from other offices or agencies to inform the public about emergencies or disruptive events through e-mail, text,  phone,  social media platform, or internet-based feed shall include in each notification relevant media including, but not limited to, any image, map, video, or hyperlink related to such notification, provided that this requirement shall not delay or prohibit the immediate issuance of notifications without such media.

                     § 2. This local law takes effect 30 days after it becomes law.

 

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