File #: Int 0005-2024    Version: * Name: Translating the citizen’s air complaint program portal into the designated citywide languages.
Type: Introduction Status: Committee
Committee: Committee on Environmental Protection, Resiliency and Waterfronts
On agenda: 2/8/2024
Enactment date: Law number:
Title: A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to translating the citizen's air complaint program portal into the designated citywide languages
Sponsors: Alexa Avilés, Lincoln Restler, Jennifer Gutiérrez, Eric Dinowitz, Julie Won, Shekar Krishnan, Christopher Marte, Sandra Ung, Oswald Feliz, Erik D. Bottcher, Yusef Salaam, Sandy Nurse, Mercedes Narcisse, Shaun Abreu, Diana I. Ayala, Crystal Hudson, Shahana K. Hanif, Gale A. Brewer, Tiffany Cabán, Amanda Farías, Pierina Ana Sanchez, Chi A. Ossé, Kamillah Hanks, Nantasha M. Williams, Justin L. Brannan, Julie Menin, Lynn C. Schulman
Council Member Sponsors: 27
Summary: This bill would require the Department of Environmental Protection to translate the Citizen’s Air Complaint portal into the languages other than English that are most commonly spoken by residents of the City with limited English proficiency.
Attachments: 1. Summary of Int. No. 5, 2. Int. No. 5, 3. February 8, 2024 - Stated Meeting Agenda, 4. Hearing Transcript - Stated Meeting 2-8-24

Int. No. 5

 

By Council Members Avilés, Restler, Gutiérrez, Dinowitz, Won, Krishnan, Marte, Ung, Feliz, Bottcher, Salaam, Nurse, Narcisse, Abreu, Ayala, Hudson, Hanif, Brewer, Cabán, Farías, Sanchez, Ossé, Hanks, Williams, Brannan, Menin and Schulman

 

A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to translating the citizen’s air complaint program portal into the designated citywide languages

 

Be it enacted by the Council as follows:

 

Section 1. Subdivision (f) of section 24-182 of the administrative code of the city of New York, as added by local law number 58 for the year 2018, is amended to read as follows:

(f) [On or before January 1, 2019, the] The department shall publish on the city’s website information related to best practices for filing citizen complaints pursuant to this section. Such information shall include but need not be limited to guidance on procedures for filing such complaints and for gathering supporting documentation. The department shall make the contents of such website, and every other website, portal, or other resource maintained in furtherance of the citizen’s complaint program established pursuant to this section, available in each of the designated citywide languages, as defined in subdivision a of section 23-1101.

§ 2. This local law takes effect 180 days after it becomes law.

 

 

 

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