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File #: Int 1530-2019    Version: Name: Reporting on housing decisions made for transgender, gender nonconforming, and intersex individuals.
Type: Introduction Status: Enacted
Committee: Committee on Criminal Justice
On agenda: 4/18/2019
Enactment date: 7/27/2019 Law number: 2019/144
Title: A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to reporting on housing decisions made for transgender, gender nonconforming, and intersex individuals
Sponsors: Francisco P. Moya, Ben Kallos, Helen K. Rosenthal, Margaret S. Chin, Carlina Rivera
Council Member Sponsors: 5
Summary: This bill would require the Department of Correction to report on the housing decisions related to transgender and intersex individuals.
Indexes: Report Required
Attachments: 1. Summary of Int. No. 1530-A, 2. Summary of Int. No. 1530, 3. Int. No. 1530, 4. April 18, 2019 - Stated Meeting Agenda with Links to Files, 5. Minutes of the Stated Meeting - April 18, 2019, 6. Committee Report 5/1/19, 7. Hearing Testimony 5/1/19, 8. Hearing Transcript 5/1/19, 9. Hearing Transcript - Stated Meeting 4-18-19, 10. Proposed Int. No. 1530-A - 6/27/19, 11. Committee Report 6/26/19, 12. Hearing Transcript 6/26/19, 13. June 26, 2019 - Stated Meeting Agenda with Links to Files, 14. Hearing Transcript - Stated Meeting 6-26-19, 15. Int. No. 1530-A (FINAL), 16. Fiscal Impact Statement, 17. Legislative Documents - Letter to the Mayor, 18. Local Law 144
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7/30/2019AFrancisco P. Moya City Council Returned Unsigned by Mayor  Action details Meeting details Not available
7/27/2019AFrancisco P. Moya Administration City Charter Rule Adopted  Action details Meeting details Not available
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6/26/2019*Francisco P. Moya Committee on Criminal Justice Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Meeting details Not available
6/26/2019*Francisco P. Moya Committee on Criminal Justice Amendment Proposed by Comm  Action details Meeting details Not available
6/26/2019*Francisco P. Moya Committee on Criminal Justice Amended by Committee  Action details Meeting details Not available
6/26/2019AFrancisco P. Moya Committee on Criminal Justice Approved by CommitteePass Action details Meeting details Not available
5/1/2019*Francisco P. Moya Committee on Criminal Justice Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Meeting details Not available
5/1/2019*Francisco P. Moya Committee on Criminal Justice Laid Over by Committee  Action details Meeting details Not available
4/18/2019*Francisco P. Moya City Council Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Meeting details Not available
4/18/2019*Francisco P. Moya City Council Introduced by Council  Action details Meeting details Not available

Int. No. 1530-A

 

By Council Members Moya, Kallos, Rosenthal, Chin and Rivera

 

A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to reporting on housing decisions made for transgender, gender nonconforming, and intersex individuals

 

Be it enacted by the Council as follows:

Section 1. Chapter 1 of title 9 of the administrative code of the city of New York is amended by adding a new section 9-157 to read as follows:

§ 9-157 Housing requests related to gender identity.-

a. On or before January 1, 2020, the department shall issue an incident level report to the speaker of the council and the board of correction on applications for housing in dedicated housing units that includes transgender, gender non-binary, and intersex individuals made during the six-month period preceding the date of issuance of such report. Such report shall include the following information for each such application: the outcome of such request; the length of time between such application and a decision on such application; if such request was denied, the reason for such denial in categories defined by the department; if an appeal was filed, the outcome of such appeal and the length of time between the filing of such appeal and the response to such appeal. Before submitting such reports, the department shall remove all personal identifiers. Any individually identifiable information contained in such reports shall not be publicly disclosed except as required by law or with the written consent of the person who is the subject of the information, or that person’s authorized representative. Notwithstanding any other provision of law, the reports required by this subdivision are not required to be transmitted in electronic format to the department of records and information services, or its successor agency, and are not required to be made available to the public on or through the department of records and information services' web site, or its successor's web site.

b. On or before January 1, 2020, the department shall publish on its website a report on applications for housing in a dedicated housing unit that includes transgender, gender non-binary, and intersex individuals made during the six-month period preceding the date of issuance of such report. Such report shall include the number of such applications, the number of such applications that were granted, and the number of applications denied, the number of such applications that were appealed, and the outcomes of such appeals. Such report shall be submitted in a machine readable format, compared to the previous four reporting periods, and stored permanently on the department's website.

§ 2. This local law takes effect immediately.

 

 

 

 

 

 

AS

LS 8,238-a

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