File #: Int 0403-2022    Version: * Name: Distributing IDNYC applications to all high school students.
Type: Introduction Status: Committee
Committee: Committee on Education
On agenda: 5/19/2022
Enactment date: Law number:
Title: A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to distributing IDNYC applications to all high school students
Sponsors: Rita C. Joseph, Althea V. Stevens, Lynn C. Schulman, Shahana K. Hanif, Diana I. Ayala, Crystal Hudson, Gale A. Brewer, Farah N. Louis, Sandra Ung, Sandy Nurse, Christopher Marte, Alexa Avilés, Kevin C. Riley, Carmen N. De La Rosa, Shekar Krishnan, Eric Dinowitz, Charles Barron, Chi A. Ossé, Amanda Farías, Shaun Abreu, Lincoln Restler, Kristin Richardson Jordan, Pierina Ana Sanchez, Inna Vernikov
Council Member Sponsors: 24
Summary: This bill would require the Department of Education (DOE) to distribute information about the IDNYC municipal identification program to every student at the start of each school year. At a minimum, the DOE shall provide every student with an IDNYC application form, as well as information about IDNYC eligibility requirements and application process, including but not limited to a list of documents accepted to prove IDNYC identity and residency requirements and relevant school or caretaker attestations.
Attachments: 1. Summary of Int. No. 403, 2. Int. No. 403, 3. May 19, 2022 - Stated Meeting Agenda, 4. Hearing Transcript - Stated Meeting 5-19-22, 5. Minutes of the Stated Meeting - May 19, 2022

Int. No. 403

 

By Council Members Joseph, Stevens, Schulman, Hanif, Ayala, Hudson, Brewer, Louis, Ung, Nurse, Marte, Avilés, Riley, De La Rosa, Krishnan, Dinowitz, Barron, Ossé, Farías, Abreu, Restler, Richardson Jordan, Sanchez and Vernikov

 

A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to distributing IDNYC applications to all high school students

 

Be it enacted by the Council as follows,

 

                     Section 1.  The administrative code of the city of New York is amended by adding a new section 3-209.3 to read as follows:

                     § 3-209.3 Distribution of IDNYC municipal identification program materials. (a) Definitions. As used in this section, the following terms have the following meanings:

                     Department. The term “department” means the department of education.

IDNYC. The term “IDNYC” means the New York city identity card established pursuant to section 3-115 of subchapter 1 of chapter 1 of title 3 of this code.

                     School. The term “school” means any public school in the city of New York under the jurisdiction of the department of education that contains any combination of grades from and including grade nine through grade twelve. 

                     b. Within each school, the department shall distribute information related to the IDNYC program to every student at the start of each school year. At a minimum, such materials shall include the IDNYC application form and information on: (i) eligibility requirements; and (ii) the application process, including but not limited to a list of documents accepted to prove identity and residency.

                     § 2.                     This local law takes effect 120 days after it becomes law.

 

 

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