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File #: Int 1440-2019    Version: Name: Requiring DOI and the special commissioner of investigation to create web applications to track agency cooperation and compliance with investigations and recommendations.
Type: Introduction Status: Enacted
Committee: Committee on Oversight and Investigations
On agenda: 2/13/2019
Enactment date: 3/29/2020 Law number: 2020/043
Title: A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to requiring the department of investigation and the special commissioner of investigation to create web applications to track agency cooperation and compliance with investigations and recommendations
Sponsors: Ritchie J. Torres, Laurie A. Cumbo, Justin L. Brannan, Robert F. Holden, Diana Ayala , Farah N. Louis, Ben Kallos, Carlina Rivera
Council Member Sponsors: 8
Summary: This bill would require the Department of Investigation (DOI) and the Special Commissioner of Investigation for the New York City School District (SCI) to develop and maintain web applications providing information on City agencies’ compliance with DOI’s and SCI’s investigatory recommendations. Each web application would contain information on: each recommendation sent to a City agency resulting from an investigation; whether that recommendation was accepted or rejected by the City agency; and if accepted, whether the City agency implemented the recommendation. Both web applications would have to be made available online by July 1, 2020.
Attachments: 1. Summary of Int. No. 1440-A, 2. Summary of Int. No. 1440, 3. Int. No. 1440, 4. February 13, 2019 - Stated Meeting Agenda with Links to Files, 5. Hearing Transcript - Stated Meeting 2-13-19, 6. Minutes of the Stated Meeting - February 13, 2019, 7. Committee Report 11/13/19, 8. Hearing Testimony 11/13/19, 9. Hearing Transcript 11/13/19, 10. Proposed Int. No. 1440-A - 2/24/20, 11. Committee Report 2/27/20, 12. Hearing Transcript 2/27/20, 13. Committee Report - Stated Meeting, 14. February 27, 2020 - Stated Meeting Agenda with Links to Files, 15. Hearing Transcript - Stated Meeting 2-27-20, 16. Minutes of the Stated Meeting - February 27, 2020, 17. Int. No. 1440-A (FINAL), 18. Fiscal Impact Statement, 19. Legislative Documents - Letter to the Mayor, 20. Local Law 43
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4/16/2020ARitchie J. Torres City Council Returned Unsigned by Mayor  Action details Meeting details Not available
3/29/2020ARitchie J. Torres Administration City Charter Rule Adopted  Action details Meeting details Not available
2/27/2020ARitchie J. Torres City Council Sent to Mayor by Council  Action details Meeting details Not available
2/27/2020ARitchie J. Torres City Council Approved by CouncilPass Action details Meeting details Not available
2/27/2020*Ritchie J. Torres Committee on Oversight and Investigations Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Meeting details Not available
2/27/2020*Ritchie J. Torres Committee on Oversight and Investigations Amendment Proposed by Comm  Action details Meeting details Not available
2/27/2020*Ritchie J. Torres Committee on Oversight and Investigations Amended by Committee  Action details Meeting details Not available
2/27/2020ARitchie J. Torres Committee on Oversight and Investigations Approved by CommitteePass Action details Meeting details Not available
11/13/2019*Ritchie J. Torres Committee on Oversight and Investigations Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Meeting details Not available
11/13/2019*Ritchie J. Torres Committee on Oversight and Investigations Laid Over by Committee  Action details Meeting details Not available
2/13/2019*Ritchie J. Torres City Council Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Meeting details Not available
2/13/2019*Ritchie J. Torres City Council Introduced by Council  Action details Meeting details Not available

Int. No. 1440-A

 

By Council Members Torres, Cumbo, Brannan, Holden, Ayala, Louis, Kallos and Rivera

 

A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to requiring the department of investigation and the special commissioner of investigation to create web applications to track agency cooperation and compliance with investigations and recommendations

 

Be it enacted by the Council as follows:

 

Section 1. The administrative code of the city of New York is amended by adding a new title 33 to read as follows:

TITLE 33

INVESTIGATIONS

CHAPTER 1

GENERAL PROVISIONS

§ 33-101 Definitions. As used in this title, the following terms have the following meanings:

Commissioner. The term “commissioner” means the commissioner of investigation.

Department. The term “department” means the department of investigation.

Investigation. The term “investigation” means any investigation made by the commissioner or by the special commissioner of investigation.

Recommendation. The term “recommendation” means any recommendation made by the department or by the special commissioner of investigation in the course of an investigation or as the result of an investigation.

Special commissioner of investigation. The term “special commissioner of investigation” means the person appointed pursuant to mayoral executive order 11 of 1990, as amended, or the person appointed to any successor position.

CHAPTER 2

REPORTING

                     § 33-201 Website and reporting. a. The commissioner and the special commissioner of investigation shall develop and maintain web applications on their respective websites for the purposes of tracking and assessing agency cooperation and compliance with investigations and recommendations. For each agency investigated, the web applications shall set forth:

1. Any recommendation made to the agency, and any relevant context for the recommendation;

2. Whether any such recommendation was accepted or rejected by the agency to which it was made; and

3. For each recommendation accepted by an agency, whether such agency implemented the recommendation.

                     b. The web application required by this section to be developed by the commissioner shall include all recommendations issued on and after January 1, 2014. The web application required by this section to be developed by the special commissioner of investigation shall include all recommendations issued on and after the effective date of the local law that added this section. Both web applications shall be updated as necessary to reflect the current status of each agency’s cooperation and compliance.

c. The web applications required by this section shall be made available to the public no later than July 1, 2020. When such web applications required by this section are available to the public, the web applications maintained by the commissioner and by the special commissioner of investigation shall include a link to each other.

§ 2. This local law takes effect immediately.

 

 

 

 

 

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