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Meeting Name: Committee on Governmental Operations Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 11/29/2021 10:00 AM Minutes status: Final  
Meeting location: REMOTE HEARING (VIRTUAL ROOM 2)
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T2021-8141 *   Oversight - Independent Expenditures in New York City ElectionsOversight Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Not available
T2021-8141 *   Oversight - Independent Expenditures in New York City ElectionsOversight Filed, by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 1901-2020 *Brad S. Lander  Requiring disclosure of the identity of contributors to entities making independent expenditures in support of or in opposition to any municipal ballot proposal or referendum.IntroductionThis bill would require independent spenders working to influence the results of a municipal ballot initiative to disclose such spenders’ donors to the Campaign Finance Board and, in certain cases, in their advertisements.Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 1901-2020 *Brad S. Lander  Requiring disclosure of the identity of contributors to entities making independent expenditures in support of or in opposition to any municipal ballot proposal or referendum.IntroductionThis bill would require independent spenders working to influence the results of a municipal ballot initiative to disclose such spenders’ donors to the Campaign Finance Board and, in certain cases, in their advertisements.Laid Over by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 1937-2020 *Daniel Dromm   Expanding the collection of certain demographic data by city agencies.IntroductionThis bill would amend existing requirements for certain city agencies to collect demographic data about ancestry and languages spoken, multiracial ancestry or ethnic origin, and gender identity and sexual orientation so that the requirement would be extended to any agency that collects demographic data on forms from city residents. In addition, these demographic questions would have to be incorporated into any existing forms of these agencies that include demographic questions unless there is a law or court order preventing the amendment of any such form. If there is a law or court order preventing amendment of a form but there is a waiver available allowing amendment, the agency would be required to request a waiver.Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 1937-2020 *Daniel Dromm   Expanding the collection of certain demographic data by city agencies.IntroductionThis bill would amend existing requirements for certain city agencies to collect demographic data about ancestry and languages spoken, multiracial ancestry or ethnic origin, and gender identity and sexual orientation so that the requirement would be extended to any agency that collects demographic data on forms from city residents. In addition, these demographic questions would have to be incorporated into any existing forms of these agencies that include demographic questions unless there is a law or court order preventing the amendment of any such form. If there is a law or court order preventing amendment of a form but there is a waiver available allowing amendment, the agency would be required to request a waiver.Laid Over by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 2409-2021 *I. Daneek Miller  Cleaning and maintenance of city property.IntroductionThis bill would assign jurisdiction to city agencies for the cleaning and maintenance of certain city properties, including but not limited to, center malls, traffic islands, triangles, medians, underpasses, overpasses, safety zones, steep streets, pedestrian walkways, sidewalks along city-owned properties, dead-end streets and areas along arterial highways, railroad or subway lines. Under this proposal, the Department of Sanitation, the Department of Transportation and the Department of Parks and Recreation would each be required to develop and maintain a web-based application for the purpose of tracking its progress in relation to the cleaning and maintenance of the city properties under the agency’s jurisdiction.Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 2409-2021 *I. Daneek Miller  Cleaning and maintenance of city property.IntroductionThis bill would assign jurisdiction to city agencies for the cleaning and maintenance of certain city properties, including but not limited to, center malls, traffic islands, triangles, medians, underpasses, overpasses, safety zones, steep streets, pedestrian walkways, sidewalks along city-owned properties, dead-end streets and areas along arterial highways, railroad or subway lines. Under this proposal, the Department of Sanitation, the Department of Transportation and the Department of Parks and Recreation would each be required to develop and maintain a web-based application for the purpose of tracking its progress in relation to the cleaning and maintenance of the city properties under the agency’s jurisdiction.Laid Over by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 2429-2021 *Kalman Yeger   Budget of the campaign finance board.IntroductionThis bill would change the budget process for the New York City Campaign Finance Board (the “Board”). Currently, the Board is required to provide itemized estimates of its financial needs to the Mayor, and the Mayor is required to include such estimates in the Executive Budget without revision. This bill would allow the Mayor’s Executive Budget to include appropriations for the Board that differ from the Board’s unrevised cost estimates.Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 2429-2021 *Kalman Yeger   Budget of the campaign finance board.IntroductionThis bill would change the budget process for the New York City Campaign Finance Board (the “Board”). Currently, the Board is required to provide itemized estimates of its financial needs to the Mayor, and the Mayor is required to include such estimates in the Executive Budget without revision. This bill would allow the Mayor’s Executive Budget to include appropriations for the Board that differ from the Board’s unrevised cost estimates.Laid Over by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 2438-2021 *Helen K. Rosenthal  Video voter guidesIntroductionThis bill would require the Campaign Finance Board to publish video voter guides in English, American Sign Language, and the top six limited English proficiency languages spoken by the population of New York City, including captions for each such language, for each candidate for local elections. This bill would also require candidates to participate in the video voter guides in order to receive matching funds for local elections through New York City’s Campaign Finance Program.Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 2438-2021 *Helen K. Rosenthal  Video voter guidesIntroductionThis bill would require the Campaign Finance Board to publish video voter guides in English, American Sign Language, and the top six limited English proficiency languages spoken by the population of New York City, including captions for each such language, for each candidate for local elections. This bill would also require candidates to participate in the video voter guides in order to receive matching funds for local elections through New York City’s Campaign Finance Program.Laid Over by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 2453-2021 *Brad S. Lander  Increasing expenditure limits in response to independent expenditures exceeding certain thresholds.IntroductionThis bill would offer expenditure limit relief to candidates participating in the City’s campaign finance program if they face high-spending independent spenders. Under the bill, when independent expenditures equal 50 percent of the expenditure limit in a particular election, the expenditure limit for all candidates in that election would increase by 50 percent. When independent expenditures equal 300 percent of the expenditure limit in a particular election, the expenditure limit for all candidates in that election would be lifted completely.Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 2453-2021 *Brad S. Lander  Increasing expenditure limits in response to independent expenditures exceeding certain thresholds.IntroductionThis bill would offer expenditure limit relief to candidates participating in the City’s campaign finance program if they face high-spending independent spenders. Under the bill, when independent expenditures equal 50 percent of the expenditure limit in a particular election, the expenditure limit for all candidates in that election would increase by 50 percent. When independent expenditures equal 300 percent of the expenditure limit in a particular election, the expenditure limit for all candidates in that election would be lifted completely.Laid Over by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 2459-2021 *Oswald Feliz  Establishing an office of information privacy.IntroductionThis bill would require the Mayor to establish an Office of Information Privacy, which would be headed by the City’s Chief Privacy Officer.Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 2459-2021 *Oswald Feliz  Establishing an office of information privacy.IntroductionThis bill would require the Mayor to establish an Office of Information Privacy, which would be headed by the City’s Chief Privacy Officer.Laid Over by Committee  Action details Not available