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File #: Int 1591-2017    Version: * Name: Having an inspector general within the dept of investigation who would monitor only the dept of homeless services and the human resources administration.
Type: Introduction Status: Filed (End of Session)
Committee: Committee on Oversight and Investigations
On agenda: 5/10/2017
Enactment date: Law number:
Title: A Local Law to amend the New York city charter, in relation to having an inspector general within the department of investigation who would monitor only the department of homeless services and the human resources administration
Sponsors: Elizabeth S. Crowley, Inez D. Barron, Corey D. Johnson, Andrew Cohen, Fernando Cabrera , Peter A. Koo, I. Daneek Miller, Robert E. Cornegy, Jr., Darlene Mealy, Alan N. Maisel, Eric A. Ulrich
Council Member Sponsors: 11
Summary: The Department of Homeless Services and the Human Resource Administration are both large and complex agencies. This local law would ensure that at least one inspector general is in charge of monitoring these city agencies and that that inspector general is assigned to oversee only these agencies in order to ensure that they have adequate oversight.
Attachments: 1. Summary of Int. No. 1591, 2. Int. No. 1591, 3. May 10, 2017 - Stated Meeting Agenda with Links to Files, 4. Committee Report 6/19/17, 5. Hearing Testimony 6/19/17, 6. Hearing Testimony - Reclaim New York, 7. Hearing Transcript 6/19/17
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12/31/2017*Elizabeth S. Crowley City Council Filed (End of Session)  Action details Meeting details Not available
6/19/2017*Elizabeth S. Crowley Committee on Oversight and Investigations Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Meeting details Not available
6/19/2017*Elizabeth S. Crowley Committee on Oversight and Investigations Laid Over by Committee  Action details Meeting details Not available
5/10/2017*Elizabeth S. Crowley City Council Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Meeting details Not available
5/10/2017*Elizabeth S. Crowley City Council Introduced by Council  Action details Meeting details Not available

Int. No. 1591

 

By Council Members Crowley, Barron, Johnson, Cohen, Cabrera, Koo, Miller, Cornegy, Mealy, Maisel and Ulrich

 

A Local Law to amend the New York city charter, in relation to having an inspector general within the department of investigation who would monitor only the department of homeless services and the human resources administration

 

Be it enacted by the Council as follows:

 

Section 1. Section 807 of the New York city charter, as added by a vote of the electors on November 4, 1975, is amended to read as follows:

§ 807. Inspectors general of agencies. a. No person shall be appointed as an inspector general of a city agency unless such appointment is approved by the commissioner of investigation. The commissioner of investigation shall promulgate standards of conduct and shall monitor and evaluate the activities of inspectors general in the agencies to assure uniformity of activity by them.

b. The commissioner of the department of investigation shall appoint one inspector general whose duty it is to monitor solely the department of homeless services and the department of social services/human resources administration.

§ 2. This local law takes effect 180 days after it becomes law.

 

 

 

 

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