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File #: Int 2035-2020    Version: * Name: Establishment of an inspection unit to oversee implementation of the recommended policies and protocols of the task force established by local law number 75 for the year 2020, and to provide for the repeal thereof.
Type: Introduction Status: Committee
Committee: Committee on Governmental Operations
On agenda: 8/27/2020
Enactment date: Law number:
Title: A Local Law in relation to the establishment of an inspection unit to oversee implementation of the recommended policies and protocols of the task force established by local law number 75 for the year 2020, and to provide for the repeal thereof
Sponsors: Laurie A. Cumbo
Council Member Sponsors: 1
Summary: This bill would require the Mayor to establish an inspection unit to oversee the implementation of the recommended policies and protocols of the task force established pursuant to local law number 75 for the year 2020, to promote the safe reopening and operation of agencies in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. The inspection unit would have the power and duty to inspect agency offices and work spaces, and to assess their conformance to the policies and protocols of the task force, and the applicable agency reopening plans. The inspection unit would report the results of such assessments to the task force and make recommendations to agencies to facilitate conformance to applicable policies, protocols and reopening plans.
Indexes: Sunset Date Applies
Attachments: 1. Summary of Int. No. 2035, 2. Int. No. 2035, 3. August 27, 2020 - Stated Meeting Agenda with Links to Files, 4. Hearing Transcript - Stated Meeting 8-27-20, 5. Minutes of the Stated Meeting - August 27, 2020

Int. No. 2035

 

By Council Member Cumbo

 

A Local Law in relation to the establishment of an inspection unit to oversee implementation of the recommended policies and protocols of the task force established by local law number 75 for the year 2020, and to provide for the repeal thereof

 

Be it enacted by the Council as follows:

 

Section 1. a. Definitions. For purposes of this local law, the following terms have the following meanings:

Agency. The term “agency” means: (i) any agency as such term is defined in section 1150 of the New York city charter, the head of which is appointed by the mayor; (ii) any agency as such term is defined in section 1150 of the New York city charter headed by a board, commission or other multi-member body, where a majority of such body’s members are appointed by the mayor; and (iii) the office of the mayor.

Agency reopening plan. The term “agency reopening plan” means an agency reopening plan developed pursuant to section 4 of local law number 75 for the year 2020.

COVID-19. The term “COVID-19” means the 2019 novel coronavirus or 2019-nCoV.

Task force. The term “task force” means the task force established pursuant to local law number 75 for the year 2020.

b. Inspection unit. The mayor shall establish an inspection unit to oversee the implementation of the recommended policies and protocols of the task force and agency reopening plans. The inspection unit shall work under the direction of the mayor or the mayor’s designee, and shall collaborate with the task force to facilitate the safe reopening and operation of city agencies in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

c. The inspection unit shall have the power and duty to inspect the offices and any other work spaces of agencies for the purpose of:

1. Assessing conformance to such policies and protocols, and to the applicable agency reopening plan;

2. Reporting such assessments to the task force; and

3. Recommending conforming actions to such agencies.

                     § 2. This local law takes effect immediately and expires and is deemed repealed 1 year after the expiration of local law number 75 for the year 2020.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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