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File #: Int 1525-2017    Version: * Name: Agency social media accounts.
Type: Introduction Status: Filed (End of Session)
Committee: Committee on Technology
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 agency social media accounts
Sponsors: Ritchie J. Torres, Donovan J. Richards
Council Member Sponsors: 2
Summary: This bill would require that the Commissioner of Information Technology and Telecommunications annually designate five social media platforms for which all agencies will be required to maintain an account.
Indexes: Agency Rule-making Required
Attachments: 1. Summary of Int. No. 1525, 2. Int. No. 1525, 3. March 16, 2017 - Stated Meeting Agenda with Links to Files
Date Ver.Prime SponsorAction ByActionResultAction DetailsMeeting DetailsMultimedia
12/31/2017*Ritchie J. Torres City Council Filed (End of Session)  Action details Meeting details Not available
3/16/2017*Ritchie J. Torres City Council Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Meeting details Not available
3/16/2017*Ritchie J. Torres City Council Introduced by Council  Action details Meeting details Not available

Int. No. 1525

 

By Council Members Torres and Richards

 

A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to agency social media accounts

 

Be it enacted by the Council as follows:

                     Section 1. Chapter 3 of title 23 of the administrative code of the city of New York is amended by adding a new section 23-303, to read as follows:

§ 23-303 Agency social media accounts. a. For purposes of this section, the term “social media platform” means a website or application that enables users to publish and share content on such website or application and to communicate with other users.

b. In July of each year, the commissioner of information technology and telecommunications shall designate no fewer than five social media platforms for which all agencies shall be required to open and maintain an account. Maintenance of such account shall include but not be limited to distributing content about agency activities on such platform and receiving communications from the public.

                     § 2. This local law takes effect 120 days after it becomes law.

 

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