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File #: Res 1639-2000    Version: * Name: Amending Council Rules
Type: Resolution Status: Adopted
Committee: Committee on Rules, Privileges and Elections
On agenda: 11/29/2000
Enactment date: Law number:
Title: Resolution amending Rule 11.20 of the Rules of the Council to provide that all applications submitted to the Council pursuant to Article 16 of the General Municipal law shall be the subject of a public hearing within 150 days of submission.
Sponsors: John D. Sabini, Adolfo Carrion, June M. Eisland, Guillermo Linares, Julia Harrison, Stanley E. Michels
Council Member Sponsors: 6
Attachments: 1. Memo In Support, 2. Hearing Transcript
Res. No. 1639 Title Resolution amending Rule 11.20 of the Rules of the Council to provide that all applications submitted to the Council pursuant to Article 16 of the General Municipal law shall be the subject of a public hearing within 150 days of submission. Body By Council Members Sabini, Carrion, Eisland and Linares; also Council Members Harrison and Michels Section 1. Rule 11.20 of the Rules of the Council is hereby amended by adding a new subsection f. f. All matters subject to review by the Council pursuant to Article 16 of the General Municipal Law shall be filed with the office of the Speaker. Upon filing, the Speaker shall refer each such matter to the subcommittee that has jurisdiction over such matter in accordance with the list provided for in section 11.10(a). All such referrals shall be made in a timely manner in order to permit the Council to act within any time limits prescribed by law. The subcommittee shall hold a public hearing on all such matters within one hundred fifty (150) days of the date of filing with the office of the Speaker.