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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 Courts and Legal Services
Oversight - Evaluating the Progression of Justice Reboot
Committee on Higher Education
Oversight - CUNY Pathways Update
Currently, each agency that made more than $5 million in procurements in the previous fiscal year is required to submit a utilization plan for the following fiscal year to the Department of Small ....
This bill would establish an advisory board to enhance city procurement opportunities for M/WBEs. The board would consist of a chair and no fewer than ten members appointed by, and serving at the ....
This bill would require the police department to report the number and percentage of all crimes of domestic violence that involved intimate partners..