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File #: Int 0505-2011    Version: Name: Requiring an agency or agencies designated by the mayor to notify the public of the status of government services disrupted due to severe weather conditions or other emergency.
Type: Introduction Status: Enacted
Committee: Committee on Public Safety
On agenda: 3/23/2011
Enactment date: 5/7/2011 Law number: 2011/025
Title: A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to requiring an agency or agencies designated by the mayor to notify the public of the status of government services disrupted due to severe weather conditions or other emergency.
Sponsors: Vincent J. Gentile, Fernando Cabrera , Margaret S. Chin, Lewis A. Fidler, Helen D. Foster, Letitia James, G. Oliver Koppell, Rosie Mendez, Michael C. Nelson, Annabel Palma, Domenic M. Recchia, Jr., Larry B. Seabrook, Albert Vann, Jumaane D. Williams, James G. Van Bramer, Jessica S. Lappin, Peter F. Vallone, Jr., James F. Gennaro, Mathieu Eugene, Daniel J. Halloran III, Robert Jackson, Ruben Wills, Melissa Mark-Viverito, Charles Barron
Council Member Sponsors: 24
Attachments: 1. Int. No. 505 - 3/23/11, 2. Committee Report 3/9/11, 3. Hearing Testimony 3/9/11, 4. Hearing Transcript 3/9/11, 5. Committee Report 4/6/11, 6. Hearing Transcript 4/6/11, 7. Hearing Transcript - Stated Meeting 4-6-11, 8. Fiscal Impact Statement, 9. Mayor's Letter, 10. Local Law 25
Date Ver.Prime SponsorAction ByActionResultAction DetailsMeeting DetailsMultimedia
5/7/2011AVincent J. Gentile Administration City Charter Rule Adopted  Action details Meeting details Not available
4/6/2011AVincent J. Gentile City Council Sent to Mayor by Council  Action details Meeting details Not available
4/6/2011AVincent J. Gentile City Council Approved by CouncilPass Action details Meeting details Not available
4/6/2011AVincent J. Gentile Committee on Public Safety Approved by CommitteePass Action details Meeting details Not available
4/6/2011*Vincent J. Gentile Committee on Public Safety Amended by Committee  Action details Meeting details Not available
4/6/2011*Vincent J. Gentile Committee on Public Safety Amendment Proposed by Comm  Action details Meeting details Not available
4/6/2011*Vincent J. Gentile Committee on Public Safety Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Meeting details Not available
4/6/2011AVincent J. Gentile Committee on Sanitation and Solid Waste Management Approved by Committee  Action details Meeting details Not available
4/6/2011*Vincent J. Gentile Committee on Sanitation and Solid Waste Management Amended by Committee  Action details Meeting details Not available
4/6/2011*Vincent J. Gentile Committee on Sanitation and Solid Waste Management Amendment Proposed by Comm  Action details Meeting details Not available
4/6/2011*Vincent J. Gentile Committee on Sanitation and Solid Waste Management Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Meeting details Not available
3/23/2011*Vincent J. Gentile City Council Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Meeting details Not available
3/23/2011*Vincent J. Gentile City Council Introduced by Council  Action details Meeting details Not available
3/9/2011*Vincent J. Gentile Committee on Transportation P-C Item Laid Over by Comm  Action details Meeting details Not available
3/9/2011*Vincent J. Gentile Committee on Transportation Hearing on P-C Item by Comm  Action details Meeting details Not available
3/9/2011*Vincent J. Gentile Committee on Public Safety P-C Item Laid Over by Comm  Action details Meeting details Not available
3/9/2011*Vincent J. Gentile Committee on Public Safety Hearing on P-C Item by Comm  Action details Meeting details Not available
3/9/2011*Vincent J. Gentile Committee on Sanitation and Solid Waste Management P-C Item Laid Over by Comm  Action details Meeting details Not available
3/9/2011*Vincent J. Gentile Committee on Sanitation and Solid Waste Management Hearing on P-C Item by Comm  Action details Meeting details Not available
Int. No. 505-A  
By Council Members Gentile, Cabrera, Chin, Fidler, Foster, James, Koppell, Mendez, Nelson, Palma, Recchia, Seabrook, Vann, Williams, Van Bramer, Lappin, Vallone, Gennaro, Eugene, Halloran, Jackson, Wills, Mark-Viverito and Barron   
 
 
A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to requiring an agency or agencies designated by the mayor to notify the public of the status of government services disrupted due to severe weather conditions or other emergency.
 
 
Be it enacted by the Council as follows:
Section 1. Chapter 1 of title 3 of the administrative code of the city of New York is amended by adding a new section 3-113 to read as follows:
§3-113  Notification of status of government services during severe weather conditions or other emergency. a. An agency or agencies designated by the mayor shall notify the public of the status of any New York city government services that are suspended or significantly disrupted due to severe weather conditions or other emergency.  Such government services shall include, but not be limited to, collection of solid waste, public transportation, on-street parking, and the operation of educational facilities.  The notification shall be through any medium that is reasonably expected to reach a substantial proportion of the community or communities impacted by the  suspension or disruption of government services, provided that, in addition to notification by any other media, the designated agency or agencies shall maintain a dedicated website on which all information regarding the status of disrupted government services shall be made publicly available.
      b. An agency or agencies designated by the mayor shall evaluate and determine the feasibility of posting information regarding the suspension or significant disruption of services provided by not-for-profit organizations, who contract with the city to provide such services, on the dedicated website established pursuant to this section.
     §2.  This local law shall take effect ninety days after its enactment.
 
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