File #: Int 0552-2022    Version: * Name: Reporting demographic information of members of the fire department at firehouses.
Type: Introduction Status: Laid Over in Committee
Committee: Committee on Fire and Emergency Management
On agenda: 6/16/2022
Enactment date: Law number:
Title: A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to reporting demographic information of members of the fire department at firehouses
Sponsors: Kevin C. Riley, Tiffany Cabán, Christopher Marte, Crystal Hudson, Lincoln Restler, Julie Won, Selvena N. Brooks-Powers, Shaun Abreu, Marjorie Velázquez, Shekar Krishnan, Amanda Farías, Carmen N. De La Rosa, Pierina Ana Sanchez, (by request of the Bronx Borough President)
Council Member Sponsors: 13
Summary: The proposed legislation would require the Fire Department to submit to the Mayor and the Speaker of the Council, and post on the Department’s website, an annual report on the number of officers and members of the uniformed force of the department assigned to each firehouse, disaggregated by gender and race or ethnicity, as well as the number of individuals who reside within the geographic area that each firehouse covers, disaggregated by gender and race or ethnicity.
Indexes: Report Required
Attachments: 1. Summary of Int. No. 552, 2. Int. No. 552, 3. June 16, 2022 - Stated Meeting Agenda, 4. Hearing Transcript - Stated Meeting 6-16-22, 5. Minutes of the Stated Meeting - June 16, 2022, 6. Committee Report 9/19/22, 7. Hearing Testimony 9/19/22, 8. Hearing Transcript 9/19/22

Int. No. 552

 

By Council Members Riley, Cabán, Marte, Hudson, Restler, Won, Brooks-Powers, Abreu, Velázquez, Krishnan, Farías, De La Rosa and Sanchez (by request of the Bronx Borough President)

 

A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to reporting demographic information of members of the fire department at firehouses

 

Be it enacted by the Council as follows:

 

Section 1. Chapter 1 of title 15 of the administrative code of the city of New York is amended by adding a new section 15-141 to read as follows:

§ 15-141 Annual report on demographic information of members of the department at firehouses. a. No later than January 15, 2023, and annually thereafter, the department shall submit to the mayor and the speaker of the council, and post on its website, a report containing the following information:

1. The number of officers and members of the uniformed force of the department assigned to each firehouse, disaggregated by gender and race or ethnicity; and

2. The number of individuals who reside within the geographic area that each firehouse covers, disaggregated by gender and race or ethnicity.

b. For purposes of the public report required pursuant to subdivision a of this section, if a category contains between one and five members of the uniformed force, the number shall be replaced with a symbol. A category that contains zero shall be reported as zero.

§ 2. This law takes effect immediately.

 

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ession 12:

LS 9330

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Session 11:

Int. 1752-2019

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LS #10295; 10590