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Meeting Name: Committee on Technology Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 10/7/2019 10:00 AM Minutes status: Final  
Meeting location: Council Chambers - City Hall
Jointly with the Committee on Housing and Buidings and the Committee on Consumer Affairs and Business Licensing
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T2019-5133 *   Oversight - Facial Recognition Technology and Biometric Data Collection in Businesses and in Residences.Oversight Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Not available
T2019-5133 *   Oversight - Facial Recognition Technology and Biometric Data Collection in Businesses and in Residences.Oversight Filed, by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 1170-2018 *Ritchie J. Torres  Requiring businesses to notify customers of the use of biometric identifier technology and prohibiting the sale of biometric identifier information.IntroductionThis bill addresses the increased collection and use of biometric identifier information, such as the use of facial recognition technology, by commercial establishments to track consumer activity. The bill prohibits the sale of biometric identifier information. It also requires certain commercial establishments, such as retailers, restaurants, and entertainment venues, to post signage notifying consumers if they collect biometric identifier information. The bill provides for a private right of action that allows for judgments of $500 for failing to post signage or negligently selling/sharing biometric information and $5,000 for the intentional or reckless sale of biometric information. The bill requires the Chief Privacy Officer to conduct outreach and education to affected commercial establishments.Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 1170-2018 *Ritchie J. Torres  Requiring businesses to notify customers of the use of biometric identifier technology and prohibiting the sale of biometric identifier information.IntroductionThis bill addresses the increased collection and use of biometric identifier information, such as the use of facial recognition technology, by commercial establishments to track consumer activity. The bill prohibits the sale of biometric identifier information. It also requires certain commercial establishments, such as retailers, restaurants, and entertainment venues, to post signage notifying consumers if they collect biometric identifier information. The bill provides for a private right of action that allows for judgments of $500 for failing to post signage or negligently selling/sharing biometric information and $5,000 for the intentional or reckless sale of biometric information. The bill requires the Chief Privacy Officer to conduct outreach and education to affected commercial establishments.Laid Over by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 1672-2019 *Ben Kallos  Requiring real property owners to submit registration statements regarding biometric recognition technology utilized on the premises.IntroductionThis bill would require real property owners to submit registration statements regarding biometric recognition technology utilized on the premises. The bill would also require the department of information technology to establish a database and provide an annual report to the mayor and the city council.Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 1672-2019 *Ben Kallos  Requiring real property owners to submit registration statements regarding biometric recognition technology utilized on the premises.IntroductionThis bill would require real property owners to submit registration statements regarding biometric recognition technology utilized on the premises. The bill would also require the department of information technology to establish a database and provide an annual report to the mayor and the city council.Laid Over by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 1758-2019 *Brad S. Lander PreconsideredDefining the term key and requiring building owners to provide keys to residential tenants.IntroductionThis bill would require that building owners provide mechanical keys to residents for both the exterior door of their buildings and the doors to their individual apartments. This bill would also prevent landlords from requiring that tenants use keyless entry technology to enter either their apartment buildings or their individual units.Hearing on P-C Item by Comm  Action details Not available
Int 1758-2019 *Brad S. Lander  Defining the term key and requiring building owners to provide keys to residential tenants.IntroductionThis bill would require that building owners provide mechanical keys to residents for both the exterior door of their buildings and the doors to their individual apartments. This bill would also prevent landlords from requiring that tenants use keyless entry technology to enter either their apartment buildings or their individual units.P-C Item Laid Over by Comm  Action details Not available
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