File #: Int 0112-2022    Version: * Name: Establishing a cable franchise agreements website.
Type: Introduction Status: Laid Over in Committee
Committee: Committee on Technology
On agenda: 3/24/2022
Enactment date: Law number:
Title: A Local Law to amend the New York city charter, in relation to establishing a cable franchise agreements website
Sponsors: Robert F. Holden, Kevin C. Riley, Kalman Yeger , Julie Menin
Council Member Sponsors: 4
Summary: The proposed legislation would require the Department of Information Technology and Telecommunications (Department) to create and maintain an online portal containing information related to franchise agreements for the provision of cable television services. The Department would be required to update information contained in the portal every year.
Attachments: 1. Summary of Int. No. 112, 2. Int. No. 112, 3. March 24, 2022 - Stated Meeting Agenda, 4. Hearing Transcript - Stated Meeting 3-24-22, 5. Minutes of the Stated Meeting - March 24, 2022, 6. Committee Report 9/19/22, 7. Hearing Testimony 9/19/22
Date Ver.Prime SponsorAction ByActionResultAction DetailsMeeting DetailsMultimedia
9/19/2022*Robert F. Holden Subcommittee on Zoning and Franchises Laid Over by Subcommittee  Action details Meeting details Not available
9/19/2022*Robert F. Holden Subcommittee on Zoning and Franchises Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Meeting details Not available
9/19/2022*Robert F. Holden Committee on Technology Laid Over by Committee  Action details Meeting details Not available
9/19/2022*Robert F. Holden Committee on Technology Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Meeting details Not available
3/24/2022*Robert F. Holden City Council Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Meeting details Not available
3/24/2022*Robert F. Holden City Council Introduced by Council  Action details Meeting details Not available

Int. No. 112

By Council Members Holden, Riley, Yeger and Menin

 

A Local Law to amend the New York city charter, in relation to establishing a cable franchise agreements website

 

Be it enacted by the Council as follows:

Section 1. Chapter 48 of the New York city charter is amended by adding a new section 1077 to read as follows:

§ 1077. Cable franchise agreements website. a. The commissioner of information technology and telecommunications shall create and maintain an online portal containing information related to each franchise agreement for the provision of cable television services. Such portal shall include data on the non-confidential information maintained in connection with each such franchise agreement, including, but not limited to, the following:

1. The best available data on rates for any broadband internet services offered by franchisees, disaggregated by broadband technology, speed, and zip code. Such data shall be updated annually;

2. An interactive map of the geographical coverage areas for each such franchise agreement; and

3. A copy of all such franchise agreements signed on or after 2006, in a searchable, machine readable format.

                     § 2. This local law takes effect 120 days after it becomes law.

Session 12

NC

LS #5510

2/14/22

 

Session 11

IB

LS #16667

Int. 2214-2021