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File #: Int 1779-2017    Version: * Name: Broadcasting of mandatory debates.
Type: Introduction Status: Filed (End of Session)
Committee: Committee on Governmental Operations
On agenda: 12/11/2017
Enactment date: Law number:
Title: A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to the broadcasting of mandatory debates
Sponsors: Joseph C. Borelli, Carlos Menchaca
Council Member Sponsors: 2
Summary: This bill would require that mandatory debates under the Campaign Finance Act be broadcast on a City owned or operated television channel, in addition to any other channel or channels on which they are broadcast.
Attachments: 1. Summary of Int. No. 1779, 2. Int. No. 1779, 3. December 11, 2017 - Stated Meeting Agenda with Links to Files, 4. Committee Report 12/13/17, 5. Hearing Testimony 12/13/2017, 6. Hearing Transcript 12/13/17
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Int. No. 1779

 

By Council Members Borelli and Menchaca

 

A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to the broadcasting of mandatory debates

 

Be it enacted by the Council as follows:

 

Section 1. Section 3-709.5 of the administrative code of the city of New York is amended to add a new subdivision 13, to read as follows:

13. In addition to any broadcast plan adopted pursuant to paragraph (vii) of subdivision 5 of this section, each debate held pursuant to this section shall be broadcast simultaneously on the city-owned or operated television channel serving the largest public audience.

§ 2. This local law takes effect on January 1, 2018.

 

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