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File #: Int 1498-2019    Version: Name: Requiring the NYPD to report data regarding animal cruelty complaints.
Type: Introduction Status: Enacted
Committee: Committee on Health
On agenda: 4/9/2019
Enactment date: 11/25/2019 Law number: 2019/205
Title: A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to requiring the New York City police department to report data regarding animal cruelty complaints
Sponsors: Fernando Cabrera , Justin L. Brannan, Robert F. Holden, Francisco P. Moya, Laurie A. Cumbo, Keith Powers , Ben Kallos, Mathieu Eugene, Paul A. Vallone, Diana Ayala , Chaim M. Deutsch, Carlina Rivera
Council Member Sponsors: 12
Summary: This bill would require the Police Department to publish semi-annual public reports on complaints and investigation of animal cruelty allegations. Specifically, the Department would report on the number of animal cruelty complaints received and arrests issued.
Indexes: Report Required
Attachments: 1. Summary of Int. No. 1498-A, 2. Summary of Int. No. 1498, 3. Int. No. 1498, 4. April 9, 2019 - Stated Meeting Agenda with Links to Files, 5. Hearing Transcript - Stated Meeting 4-9-19, 6. Minutes of the Stated Meeting - April 9, 2019, 7. Committee Report 6/18/19, 8. Hearing Testimony 6/18/19, 9. Hearing Transcript 6/18/19, 10. Proposed Int. No. 1498-A - 11/6/19, 11. Committee Report 10/29/19, 12. Hearing Transcript 10/29/19, 13. Committee Report - Stated Meeting, 14. October 30, 2019 - Stated Meeting Agenda with Links to Files, 15. Hearing Transcript - Stated Meeting 10-30-19, 16. Int. No. 1498-A (FINAL), 17. Fiscal Impact Statement, 18. Mayor's Letter, 19. Local Law 205, 20. Minutes of the Stated Meeting - October 30, 2019
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Int. No. 1498-A

 

By Council Members Cabrera, Brannan, Holden, Moya, Cumbo, Powers, Kallos, Eugene, Vallone, Ayala, Deutsch and Rivera

 

A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to requiring the New York City police department to report data regarding animal cruelty complaints

 

Be it enacted by the Council as follows:

 

Section 1. Title 14 of the administrative code of the city of New York is amended by adding a new section 14-182 to read as follows:

§ 14-182 Data regarding animal cruelty complaints.  a. For the purposes of this section, the term “animal cruelty” means a violation of sections 17-197 or 17-330 or of any of the provisions of article 26 of the agriculture and markets law.

b. The department shall publish on its website on a semi-annual basis, no later than January 30 and July 30 of each year beginning in 2020, the following data regarding animal cruelty complaints:

(1) the number of complaint reports the department receives alleging an act of animal cruelty and

(2) the number of arrests made as a result of responses by the department to complaints of animal cruelty. 

The data required pursuant to this section shall be disaggregated by police precinct.

§ 2. This local law takes effect 60 days after it becomes law.

 

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