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On December 7th, along with 26 city council co-sponsors, Freelancers Union introduced the #freelanceisntfree bill. This is the nation's first proposed legislation protecting NYC's 1.3 million freelancers against client nonpayment. Clients who do not provide a contract, are late to pay, or fail to pay a freelancer for work can be sued.
The bill's public hearing in the Consumer Affairs committee will be Monday, Feb 29th, at 1pm at City Hall.Details
After the deaths of Walter Scott in South Carolina and Eric Garner in New York, many called for police officers to wear body cameras for accountability. This bill proposes the creation of a task force to study issues related to police body cameras.
This was one of nine police reform bills considered during a hearing on 6/29, held by the Committee on Public Safety. At the hearing, all nine bills were laid over, meaning that no further actions or votes were taken.Details
Committee on Immigration
Grant Haiti a new designation for Temporary Protected Status.
This bill would amend Local Law 48 of 2014 which requires the Administration for Children’s Services (ACS) to report on whether youth in currently in foster care and who have recently aged out of ....
This bill would amend Local Law 49 of 2014 which requires the Administration for Children’s Services (ACS) to report on high school graduation rates of youth in foster care. The bill would make ....