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File #: Int 1874-2020    Version: * Name: Permitting interested parties to receive notification of items published in the City Record.
Type: Introduction Status: Laid Over in Committee
Committee: Committee on Governmental Operations
On agenda: 2/11/2020
Enactment date: Law number:
Title: A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to permitting interested parties to receive notification of items published in the City Record
Sponsors: Margaret S. Chin, Ben Kallos, Kalman Yeger
Council Member Sponsors: 3
Summary: This bill would permit individuals to sign up to receive email or text notifications or both on items in the City Record. The purpose of this legislation is to increase public access to up-to-date information about City political processes.
Indexes: Oversight
Attachments: 1. Summary of Int. No. 1874, 2. Int. No. 1874, 3. February 11, 2020 - Stated Meeting Agenda with Links to Files, 4. Hearing Transcript - Stated Meeting 2-11-20, 5. Committee Report 2/12/20, 6. Hearing Testimony 2/12/20, 7. Hearing Transcript 2/12/20

Int. No. 1874

 

By Council Members Chin, Kallos and Yeger

 

A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to permitting interested parties to receive notification of items published in the City Record

 

Be it enacted by the Council as follows:

 

Section 1. Chapter 1 of title 23 of the administrative code of the city of New York is amended by adding a new section 23-107 to read as follows:

§ 23-107 Notification of items in City Record. The website of the City Record shall permit individuals to sign up to receive text message or e-mail notifications or both relating to information published in the City Record. Such website shall permit individuals to limit their receipt of such notifications by, at minimum, relevant agency, affected community board district and category, such as public hearings, agency rules and procurement notices. Such notification sign-up website shall include a short description of the core functions of each available agency. Such website shall automatically sign up council members and community board district managers to receive the entirety of each day’s City Record, but council members and community board district managers shall be permitted to opt out of such receipt. Text message notifications shall provide notice that information on a subject the receiving individual signed up for has been published, and shall direct such individual to where they can find further information at no cost.

                     § 2. This local law takes effect 180 days after it becomes law.

 

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