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File #: Int 0686-2018    Version: * Name: Requiring that the meetings of local authorities and entities subject to section 260-a of the state education law within the city of NY be webcast.
Type: Introduction Status: Committee
Committee: Committee on Technology
On agenda: 3/7/2018
Enactment date: Law number:
Title: A Local Law to amend the New York city charter, in relation to requiring that the meetings of local authorities and entities subject to section two hundred sixty-a of the state education law within the city of New York be webcast
Sponsors: James G. Van Bramer
Council Member Sponsors: 1
Summary: Requires a live webcast of board of trustees meetings of public libraries, and it requires that such webcasts be archived and made publically available on a City website.
Indexes: Report Required
Attachments: 1. Summary of Int. No. 686, 2. Int. No. 686, 3. March 7, 2018 - Stated Meeting Agenda

Int. No. 686

 

By Council Member Van Bramer

 

A Local Law to amend the New York city charter, in relation to requiring that the meetings of local authorities and entities subject to section two hundred sixty-a of the state education law within the city of New York be webcast

 

Be it enacted by the Council as follows:

 

Section 1. Subdivision d of section 1063 of the New York city charter is amended to read as follows:

d. 1. Each city agency, committee, commission, task force, and the council shall record or cause to be recorded in digital video format its meetings and hearings, or portions thereof, that are required to be public pursuant to article seven of the public officers law, provided that this section shall not apply to community boards or local school boards. Such recordings shall be webcast live, where practicable, and shall be archived and made available to the public on the city's website or on the website of such agency, committee, commission, task force, or council, not more than seventy-two hours after adjournment of the meeting or hearing recorded.

2. The department of information technology and telecommunication, or its successor agency, shall record or cause to be recorded in digital video format the meetings, or portions thereof, that are required to be public pursuant to article seven of the public officers law, of all local authorities and entities subject to section two hundred sixty-a of the education law in the city of New York.  Such recordings shall be webcast live, where practicable, and shall be archived and made available to the public on the city's website not more than seventy-two hours after adjournment of the meeting recorded.    

§ 2. This local law shall take effect one hundred twenty days after its enactment.

 

 

 

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