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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 Public Safety
Oversight - Examining the New York City Civilian Complaint Review Board.
This bill would require the Department of Small Business Services to conduct mandatory trainings for agency chief contracting officers and agency minority-owned and women-owned businesses ....
This bill would require that office buildings, in addition to providing bicycle access in freight elevators, provide foldable bicycle access in passenger elevators..
This bill would require the New York City Police Department to add sex offenses to its crime status report. Such offenses must be listed in total and by listing the type of sex offense separately..