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File #: Int 0199-2004    Version: * Name: Require that brides, grooms and domestic partners be provided written information on domestic violence.
Type: Introduction Status: Filed
Committee: Committee on Governmental Operations
On agenda: 2/26/2004
Enactment date: Law number:
Title: A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York to require that brides, grooms and domestic partners be provided written information on domestic violence, important phone numbers to call in case of needed assistance, and the consequences of engaging in said behavior.
Sponsors: Margarita Lopez, Bill Perkins, Maria Baez, Charles Barron, Yvette D. Clarke, Leroy G. Comrie, Jr., Alan J. Gerson, Robert Jackson, Miguel Martinez, Michael C. Nelson, Christine C. Quinn, Diana Reyna, James Sanders, Jr., Lewis A. Fidler, Helen Sears, Kendall Stewart, James F. Gennaro, Sara M. Gonzalez, Gale A. Brewer, John C. Liu
Council Member Sponsors: 20
Attachments: 1. Committee Report, 2. Hearing Transcript
Date Ver.Prime SponsorAction ByActionResultAction DetailsMeeting DetailsMultimedia
12/31/2005*Margarita Lopez City Council Filed (End of Session)  Action details Meeting details Not available
1/25/2005*Margarita Lopez Committee on Governmental Operations Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Meeting details Not available
1/25/2005*Margarita Lopez Committee on Governmental Operations Laid Over by Committee  Action details Meeting details Not available
2/26/2004*Margarita Lopez City Council Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Meeting details Not available
2/26/2004*Margarita Lopez City Council Introduced by Council  Action details Meeting details Not available

Int. No. 199

 

By Council Members López, Perkins, Baez, Barron, Clarke, Comrie, Gerson, Jackson, Martinez, Nelson, Quinn, Reyna, Sanders, Fidler, Sears, Stewart, Gennaro, Gonzalez, Brewer and Liu

 

A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York to require that brides, grooms and domestic partners be provided written information on domestic violence, important phone numbers to call in case of needed assistance, and the consequences of engaging in said behavior.

 

Be it enacted by the Council as follows:

 

Section 1. Subchapter 1 of chapter 2 of title 3 of the administrative code of the city of New York is hereby amended by adding a new section 3-207a, to read as follows:

§ 3-207a City clerk; provision of written information regarding domestic violence.  Upon issuing a certificate of marriage registration pursuant to section fourteen-a of the state domestic relations law, the city clerk shall provide written information on domestic violence, including, but not limited to, important phone numbers to call if assistance is needed relating to domestic violence, and the consequences of engaging in such violence.  Such written information will be produced in conjunction with the department of social services and each of the city’s district attorneys.

§2.  Subchapter 3 of chapter 2 of title 3 of the administrative code of the city of New York is hereby amended by adding a new section 3-245, to read as follows:

§ 3-245 Provision of written information regarding domestic violence to domestic partners.  Upon issuing a certificate of domestic partnership registration pursuant to section 3-244, the city clerk shall provide written information on domestic violence, including, but not limited to, important phone numbers to call if assistance is needed relating to domestic violence, and the consequences of engaging in such violence.  Such written information will be produced in conjunction with the department of social services and each of the city’s district attorneys.

§3.  This local law shall take effect 90 days after enactment.