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File #: Int 0458-2018    Version: * Name: The translation of dept of design and construction notices, and outreach materials.
Type: Introduction Status: Committee
Committee: Committee on Finance
On agenda: 2/14/2018
Enactment date: Law number:
Title: A Local Law to amend the New York city charter, in relation to the translation of department of design and construction notices, and outreach materials
Sponsors: Daniel Dromm , Robert F. Holden
Council Member Sponsors: 2
Summary: This bill would require the Department of Design and Construction to make project notices and outreach materials available in the top languages spoken within the Community District in which such project is located or outreach is occurring.
Attachments: 1. Summary of Int. No. 458, 2. Int. No. 458, 3. February 14, 2018 - Stated Meeting Agenda

Int. No. 458

By Council Members Dromm and Holden

 

A Local Law to amend the New York city charter, in relation to the translation of department of design and construction notices, and outreach materials

 

Be it enacted by the Council as follows:

                     Section 1. Section 1202 of the New York city charter is amended to add a new subdivision c to read as follows:

c. Any public notices, project information panels or community outreach materials, made available to the public by the department in connection with a project, shall be translated into the top ten languages most commonly spoken within the community district where such project is located or such outreach is occurring, as determined by the commissioner in consultation with the department of city planning and the office of the language services coordinator.

§ 2. This local law takes effect 120 days after becoming law.

 

BJR

LS 4516

1/9/18  7:01PM