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Type Ordinance or Resolution
Year 2013
Level City or Town
State(s) New York
Source New York City Council
Policy Areas Economic Justice, Civil Rights, Health, Children & Families
This local law prohibits discrimination in employment based on pregnancy, childbirth, or a related medical condition. This local law makes it an unlawful discriminatory practice for an employer to refuse to provide a reasonable accommodation to the needs of an employee for her pregnancy,...

Type Ordinance or Resolution
Year 2010
Level City or Town
State(s) Ohio
Source New York City Council
Policy Areas Democracy & Governance, Food
This ordinance encourages government entities to purchase locally grown food by providing local producers a bid preference if they are local, sustainable, or a combination of both....

Type Ordinance or Resolution
Year 2007
Level City or Town
State(s) New York
Source New York City Council
Policy Areas Democracy & Governance
The ordinance requires that all candidates comply with contribution limits and disclosure requirements. The ordinance also established the Campaign Finance Program (the Program). Candidates who join the Program also agree to comply with strict expenditure limits, and in return they...

Type Ordinance or Resolution
Year 2016
Level City or Town
State(s) New York
Source New York City Council
Policy Areas Environment & Natural Resources, Community Development, Public Spaces, Energy
The NYC Benchmarking Law requires owners of large buildings to annually measure their energy and water consumption in a process called benchmarking. The law standardizes this process by requiring building owners to enter their annual energy and water use in the U.S. Environmental...

Type Ordinance or Resolution
Year 2009
Level City or Town
State(s) New York
Source New York City Council
Policy Areas Public Spaces, Energy
This ordinance requires lighting systems to be upgraded and sub-meters to be installed in certain covered buildings based on square footage. It also requires that each tenant or subtenant within a covered tenant space that has a sub-meter to measure electrical consumption shall be...

Type Ordinance or Resolution
Year 2005
Level -
State(s) New York, Wyoming
Source New York City Council
Policy Areas Environment & Natural Resources, Community Development, Finance & Procurement, Public Spaces, Energy
This law requires city-funded construction projects with budgets of $2 million or more to comply with sustainability and energy efficiency standards; and establishes guidelines for compliance and requires sustainable building practices, materials, and technologies. The law also requires...

Type Ordinance or Resolution
Year 2009
Level City or Town
State(s) New York
Source New York City Council
Policy Areas Community Development, Public Spaces, Energy, Housing, Public Safety
This law mandates buildings larger than 50,000 square feet to submit an Energy Efficiency Report (EER) every 10 years. It reports energy audit results & retro-commissioning measures that validate the operating conditions of buildings. Non-submission automatically results in violations,...

Type Ordinance or Resolution
Year 2012
Level City or Town
State(s) New York
Source New York City Council
Policy Areas Economic Justice, Civil Rights, Housing, Public Safety
This initiative prohibits bias-based profiling by officers, which includes using certain personal factors such as race, color, ethnicity, national origin, immigration or citizenship status, socioeconomic status, or other defined characteristics as a basis of suspicion for unlawful...

Type Ordinance or Resolution
Year 2012
Level City or Town
State(s) New York
Source New York City Council
Policy Areas Democracy & Governance, Housing, Public Safety
This initiative establishes an office of the inspector general for the NYPD, which would serve as an independent investigatory unit for police misconduct. The initiative prohibits the Inspector General from being a member of the NYPD and makes the office independent from the mayor's...

Type Ordinance or Resolution
Year 2012
Level City or Town
State(s) New York
Source New York City Council
Policy Areas Civil Rights, Public Safety
The initiative requires all NYPD officers to identify themselves in every law enforcement related interaction. The initiative requires officers to state the reason for the contact and provide contact information for the civil review board when the contact does not end in arrest....

Type Ordinance or Resolution
Year 2009
Level City or Town
State(s) New York
Source New York City Council
Policy Areas Environment & Natural Resources, Energy
This local law establishes the New York City building energy benchmarking program. Each city-owned building and covered building shall be benchmarked annually. Such information shall be made available to the public, including summary statistics on the energy utilization index, water...

Type Ordinance or Resolution
Year 2018
Level City or Town
State(s) New York
Source New York City Council
Policy Areas Environment & Natural Resources, Housing, Health
This ordinance amends the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to remediating lead water hazards in dwellings. In particular, it calls upon dwelling unit owners to reduce or eliminate lead-based paint hazards through the wet scraping and repainting, removal, encapsulation,...

Type Ordinance or Resolution
Year 2018
Level City or Town
State(s) New York
Source New York City Council
Policy Areas Environment & Natural Resources, Housing, Health
This local law would require building owners to provide tenants with water filtration pitchers that are certified to reduce lead concentrations in water, install water filtration or treatment systems that are certified to reduce lead concentrations, or take a sample annually from...

Type Ordinance or Resolution
Year 2019
Level City or Town
State(s) New York
Source New York City Council
Policy Areas Environment & Natural Resources, Health
This local law requires the department of health and mental hygiene to review documentation of annual inspections of water tanks where harmful bacteria are found. It also requires the department to post the results of the documentation review on its website....

Type Ordinance or Resolution
Year 2021
Level City or Town
State(s) New York
Source New York City Council
Policy Areas Environment & Natural Resources
This local law would establish an Office of Climate Resiliency, headed by a Director of Climate Resiliency. The Director would be responsible for developing policies and programs relating to climate resiliency measures in the City, educating the public about such climate resiliency...

Type Ordinance or Resolution
Year 2021
Level City or Town
State(s) New York
Source New York City Council
Policy Areas Economic Justice, Environment & Natural Resources, Finance & Procurement
The New York City Water Board is authorized to collect and enforce payment and service charges related to the city’s sewerage and water systems. This resolution calls on the New York City Water Board to not impose penalties or interest on water and sewer bills during the COVID-19...

Type Ordinance or Resolution
Year 2018
Level City or Town
State(s) New York
Source New York City Council
Policy Areas Environment & Natural Resources
In order to incentivize water leak reporting, this local law grants the Commissioner of Environmental Protection discretionary authority to offer rewards to the public for reporting water leaks in taps or service pipes....

Type Ordinance or Resolution
Year 2022
Level City or Town
State(s) New York
Source New York City Council
Policy Areas Housing
This bill would require the Office to End Domestic and Gender-Based Violence (ENDGBV), in consultation with the Department of Social Services (DSS) and community-based organizations, to establish a program to provide survivors of domestic and gender-based violence with a low-barrier...

Type Ordinance or Resolution
Year 2022
Level City or Town
State(s) New York
Source New York City Council
Policy Areas Children & Families, Health
This local law amends the administrative code of the City of New York to require the Department of Health & Mental Hygiene (DHMH) to make FDA-approved medication abortion available at no cost to a patient at its health clinics and to provide counseling and timely referrals to other...

Type Ordinance or Resolution
Year 2022
Level City or Town
State(s) New York
Source New York City Council
Policy Areas Civil Rights, Democracy & Governance, Economic Justice, Food
This proposed ordinance would require the Department of Consumer and Worker Protection to provide fast food employees with training on the rights afforded to them under city employment laws. It would also require employers to compensate their employees for travel and training time....

Type Ordinance or Resolution
Year 2022
Level City or Town
State(s) New York
Source New York City Council
Policy Areas Civil Rights, Community Development, Education, Food, Health, Housing
This ordinance establishes a department under the mayor's office tasked with managing migrant and refugee settlement within New York City. The office will primarily focus on providing access to housing, education, medical care, and food for foreign citizens who are resettled, and...

Type Ordinance or Resolution
Year 2022
Level City or Town
State(s) New York
Source New York City Council
Policy Areas Data & Technology, Housing
This local law requires the Department of Homeless Services and the Human Resources Association to track and report data regarding the "City Fighting Homelessness & Eviction Prevention Supplement" (CityFHEPS). This program provides housing subsidies to eligible families who are experiencing...

Type Ordinance or Resolution
Year 2022
Level City or Town
State(s) New York
Source New York City Council
Policy Areas Democracy & Governance, Economic Justice, Energy, Environment & Natural Resources
This proposed ordinance establishes an Office of the Utility Advocate within the Department of Consumer and Worker Protection to represent the interests of residential utility customers. The Office is responsible for receiving feedback from City customers on their utility providers;...

Type Ordinance or Resolution
Year 2022
Level City or Town
State(s) New York
Source New York City Council
Policy Areas Civil Rights, Health
This ordinance prohibits the use of city resources to enforce abortion restrictions. In particular, city resources may not be utilized to detain abortion providers or to cooperate or provide information to individuals or out-of-state agencies that would confirm, deny, or identify...

Type Ordinance or Resolution
Year 2022
Level City or Town
State(s) New York
Source New York City Council
Policy Areas Children & Families, Economic Justice, Health
This local law requires the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene to make medication abortion available at no cost for patients at its health clinics. This law also mandates that the department provide counseling services and make timely referrals to family planning...

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