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File #: Int 2022-2020    Version: * Name: Creation of a city food delivery mobile application.
Type: Introduction Status: Committee
Committee: Committee on Technology
On agenda: 7/28/2020
Enactment date: Law number:
Title: A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to the creation of a city food delivery mobile application
Sponsors: Ritchie J. Torres, Ben Kallos, Kalman Yeger
Council Member Sponsors: 3
Summary: This bill would require the Department of Information Technology and Telecommunications to create a mobile application to facilitate the delivery of food from City agencies to eligible individuals. The mobile application would provide information about locations where food is available and also allow users who are eligible for home delivery of food to request and track deliveries.
Attachments: 1. Summary of Int. No. 2022, 2. Int. No. 2022, 3. July 28, 2020 - Stated Meeting Agenda with Links to Files, 4. Hearing Transcript - Stated Meeting 7-28-20

Int. No. 2022

 

By Council Members Torres, Kallos and Yeger

 

A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to the creation of a city food delivery mobile application

 

Be it enacted by the Council as follows:

Section 1. Chapter 3 of title 23 of the administrative code of the city of New York is amended by adding a new section 23-305 to read as follows:

§ 23-305 City food delivery mobile application. a. Definitions. For purposes of this section, the following terms have the following meanings:

Department. The term “department” means the department of information technology and telecommunications.

Mobile application. The term “mobile application” means a type of application software designed to run on a mobile device, such as a smartphone or tablet computer.

b. No later than 180 days following the effective date of the local law that added this section, the department shall create a mobile application that shall facilitate the delivery of food pursuant to any program administered by an agency that provides food free of charge or at reduced cost to eligible individuals to reduce food insecurity. Such mobile application shall, at a minimum:

1. Help users identify programs that provide food for which they may be eligible;

2. Provide information about locations where food is available pursuant to such programs; and

3. For programs that deliver food to the homes of eligible users, allow such users to request and track delivery of such food.

c. Such mobile application shall not:

1. Retain internet protocol addresses or data regarding the device operating system;

2. Have access to data or information stored on the mobile device;

3. Have access to microphones, cameras or Bluetooth on the mobile device; or

4. Be able to activate or deactivate Wi-Fi on the mobile device.

d. Data collected by such mobile application shall not be retained for more than six months from the date of collection. Identifying information, as defined by section 23-1201, collected by such mobile application shall not be shared except with the affirmative consent of the user. The user’s consent to share personal identifying information shall not be required as a condition to access or use the mobile application.

§ 2. This local law takes effect immediately.

 

 

 

 

 

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