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Meeting Name: Committee on Cultural Affairs, Libraries and International Intergroup Relations Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 1/19/2021 10:00 AM Minutes status: Draft  
Meeting location: REMOTE HEARING (VIRTUAL ROOM 1)
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T2021-6997 *   Oversight - The Impact of COVID-19 on NYC Artists and the Perspective of Working Artists During the Pandemic.Oversight    Not available Not available
Int 2194-2020 *James G. Van Bramer  Requiring the dept of cultural affairs to study the real estate issues impacting cultural spaces.IntroductionThis bill would require the Department of Cultural Affairs (DCLA) to conduct a study of the forces driving the displacement of cultural spaces in the city and means of combatting them and incentivizing the creation of new cultural spaces. The study would include the input of various constituencies—from the arts, real estate and affected communities—as well as an assessment of policy solutions, such as the creation of an independent real estate holding company.   Not available Not available
Int 2195-2020 *James G. Van Bramer  Certification of artists and the issuance of identity cards for certified artists.IntroductionThis bill would require the Department of Cultural Affairs to establish a process by which artists, other than those who are applying for certification for the purpose of using a joint living-working space, could also apply to become recognized as certified artists. In addition, a certified artist would be eligible to obtain a New York City identity card which would display the cardholder’s status as a certified artist.   Not available Not available