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Meeting Name: Committee on Consumer Affairs and Business Licensing Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 10/22/2021 10:00 AM Minutes status: Draft  
Meeting location: REMOTE HEARING (VIRTUAL ROOM 2)
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Int 2020-2020 *Helen K. Rosenthal  Open captioning at motion picture theatres.IntroductionThis bill would require motion picture theaters to provide movie screenings with open captioning. Open captioning is the written, on-screen display of a movie’s dialogue and non-speech information. Motion picture theaters that have more than two screens and provide more than 10 showings per week would be required to provide open captioning for at least half of showings of each movie per week. At least half of the required open captioned screenings would be during peak movie attendance hours, which are between 6:00 p.m. and 11:00 p.m. on Fridays and between 12:00 p.m. and 11:00 p.m. on Saturdays and Sundays. At least half of the required open captioned movie screenings that do not occur during peak movie attendance hours would be screened between 6:00 p.m. and 11:00 p.m. on Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays. Motion picture theaters would be required to advertise the availability of open captioned movies in the same manner as all other advertisements for movie screenings. This bill would also include a civil penalty of no less than $100 and not more than $500 for a violation of these requirements.   Not available Not available
Int 2130-2020 *Helen K. Rosenthal  Providing notice regarding student loan forgiveness programs to certain employees and applicants for employment.IntroductionThis bill would require the Department of Citywide Administrative Services, in consultation with the Office of Labor Policy and Standards (“OLPS”), to prepare a notice for employees and job applicants regarding the availability of federal and state student loan forgiveness programs. City agencies would provide the notice to agency employees and job applicants, and OLPS would make the notice available to employers in New York City to provide to employees and job applicants.   Not available Not available
Int 2410-2021 *Selvena N. Brooks-Powers  Agency actions in case of a breach of security and to repeal section 20-117 of such code, relating to licensee disclosure of a security breach.Introduction    Not available Not available