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Meeting Name: Committee on Governmental Operations Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 11/23/2020 1:00 PM Minutes status: Final  
Meeting location: - REMOTE HEARING (VIRTUAL ROOM 2) -
Jointly with the Committee on Immigration
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T2020-6800 *   Oversight - Language Access and Emergency PreparednessOversight Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Not available
T2020-6800 *   Oversight - Language Access and Emergency PreparednessOversight Filed, by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 0063-2018 *Robert E. Cornegy, Jr.  Requiring written communications regarding the results of inspections from the departments of consumer affairs and health and mental hygiene to be in the receiving business owner’s language of choice.IntroductionThis bill would require the Departments of Consumer Affairs and Health and Mental Hygiene to add a space on permit and license applications for applicants to note their language of choice for mailings related to inspection results, including settlement offers for alleged violations. It would require that any settlement offer required to include an opportunity to cure be sent in English and any language specified by the individual receiving the settlement offer on an applicable permit application or that the Department of Consumer Affairs has learned of through the Mayor’s Office of Operations.Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 0063-2018 *Robert E. Cornegy, Jr.  Requiring written communications regarding the results of inspections from the departments of consumer affairs and health and mental hygiene to be in the receiving business owner’s language of choice.IntroductionThis bill would require the Departments of Consumer Affairs and Health and Mental Hygiene to add a space on permit and license applications for applicants to note their language of choice for mailings related to inspection results, including settlement offers for alleged violations. It would require that any settlement offer required to include an opportunity to cure be sent in English and any language specified by the individual receiving the settlement offer on an applicable permit application or that the Department of Consumer Affairs has learned of through the Mayor’s Office of Operations.Laid Over by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 1868-2020 *Ritchie J. Torres  Establishing an office of Puerto Rico-NYC affairs.IntroductionThis bill would require the creation of an Office of Puerto Rico-New York City Affairs, which would be responsible for providing services to former residents of Puerto Rico and descendants of residents of Puerto Rico. These services would include assistance to people displaced from Puerto Rico, assistance in completing applications to obtain vital documents from Puerto Rico and applications for governmental programs, and referrals to organizations that may be able to offer assistance. The Director of Puerto Rico-New York City Affairs would make efforts to work with the government of Puerto Rico to provide these services.Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 1868-2020 *Ritchie J. Torres  Establishing an office of Puerto Rico-NYC affairs.IntroductionThis bill would require the creation of an Office of Puerto Rico-New York City Affairs, which would be responsible for providing services to former residents of Puerto Rico and descendants of residents of Puerto Rico. These services would include assistance to people displaced from Puerto Rico, assistance in completing applications to obtain vital documents from Puerto Rico and applications for governmental programs, and referrals to organizations that may be able to offer assistance. The Director of Puerto Rico-New York City Affairs would make efforts to work with the government of Puerto Rico to provide these services.Laid Over by Committee  Action details Not available
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