File #: Int 0833-2024    Version: Name: Requiring the installation and maintenance of an informational sign at the intersection of Wall and Pearl Streets in Manhattan to mark the site of New York’s first slave market.
Type: Introduction Status: Laid Over in Committee
Committee: Committee on Civil and Human Rights
On agenda: 4/18/2024
Enactment date: Law number:
Title: A Local Law in relation to requiring the installation and maintenance of an informational sign at the intersection of Wall and Pearl Streets in Manhattan to mark the site of New York's first slave market
Sponsors: Public Advocate Jumaane Williams, Farah N. Louis, Gale A. Brewer, Lincoln Restler, Amanda Farías, Nantasha M. Williams, Tiffany Cabán, Shahana K. Hanif, Kalman Yeger , Chi A. Ossé, Pierina Ana Sanchez, Mercedes Narcisse
Council Member Sponsors: 12
Summary: This bill would require the New York City Department of Transportation to facilitate the installation and maintenance of an informational sign near the intersection of Wall and Pearl Streets, in Manhattan, to mark the site of New York’s first slave market. The sign must be in place within 250 days of the bill’s enactment.
Attachments: 1. Summary of Int. No. 833-A, 2. Summary of Int. No. 833, 3. Int. No. 833, 4. April 18, 2024 - Stated Meeting Agenda, 5. Hearing Transcript - Stated Meeting 4-18-24, 6. Hearing Testimony 9/19/23, 7. Committee Report 6/27/24, 8. Hearing Testimony 6/27/24, 9. Proposed Int. No. 833-A - 7/15/24
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Proposed Int. No. 833-A

 

By the Public Advocate (Mr. Williams) and Council Members Louis, Brewer, Restler, Farías, Williams, Cabán, Hanif, Yeger, Ossé, Sanchez and Narcisse

 

A Local Law in relation to requiring the installation and maintenance of an informational sign at the intersection of Wall and Pearl Streets in Manhattan to mark the site of New York’s first slave market

 

Be it enacted by the Council as follows:

 

Section 1. The department of transportation shall facilitate the installation and maintenance of an informational sign to memorialize the site of New York’s first slave market at the intersection of Wall Street and Pearl Street in Manhattan. The sign shall bear an inscription that identifies the site as New York’s first slave market and the year of its founding, and describes: the role of the slave market in the city’s economy; the role of the city’s government in establishing the market; and the use of the market in the sale of African and Indigenous American persons. The sign shall be placed at the site described herein within 250 days of the effective date of this local law.

§ 2. This local law takes effect immediately. 

 

Session 13

JLB

LS # 126

7/10/2024 7:36 PM

 

Session 12

BM

LS # 126

12/22/22 8:00pm