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File #: Int 0056-2018    Version: * Name: Media in electronic emergency notifications.
Type: Introduction Status: Committee
Committee: Committee on Fire and Emergency Management
On agenda: 1/31/2018
Enactment date: Law number:
Title: A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to media in electronic emergency notifications
Sponsors: Robert E. Cornegy, Jr.
Council Member Sponsors: 1
Summary: This bill would require Notify NYC messages to include relevant media, including, but not limited to, images, maps, video, and hyperlinks.
Attachments: 1. Summary of Int. No. 56, 2. Int. No. 56, 3. January 31, 2018 - Stated Meeting Agenda

Int. No. 56

 

By Council Member Cornegy

 

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

 

Be it enacted by the Council as follows:

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

c. 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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LS 9105/ Int. 1505-2017

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