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The ordinance prohibits unwanted physical contact to someone entering or exiting a reproductive health clinic or following or harassing someone within 15 feet of the clinic. It prohibits obstructing or blocking the premises to impede access, physically damaging or attempting to damage a facility to interfere with its operation, and knowingly interfering with the operation of the facility, such as interfering with the delivery of goods. The ordinance defines the premises of a reproductive health care facility as the driveway, entryway, and parking lot associated with the facility. This ordinance does not require police to see intent to make an arrest, and proof of such intent is not required for any prosecution under the ordinance. Unlike the state law, this ordinance does not require a complainant to initiate a violator's arrest or prosecution.
This ordinance amends the administrative code of the city of New York so that city employees are prohibited from inquiring into a person's immigration or citizenship status when he or she applies for or renews a food vendor's license. In addition, the ordinance requires that information about an applicant's immigration or citizenship status will not affect the consideration of a license application.
This ordinance requires that upon receipt of a 'No-Match' letter, the City of Santa Fe will take no adverse action against any city employee listed on the notice, including firing, laying off, suspending, retaliating, or discriminating against any such employee, and that the City of Santa Fe will not ask any employee, either orally or in writing, to provide documentation to re-verify immigration status, except as required by law.
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, childbirth, or related medical condition that will allow the employee to perform the essential requisites of the job, provided that such employee's pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical condition is known or should have been known by the employer.
This ordinance mandates minimum blends of biodiesel and ethanol in petroleum-based fuels sold in Portland and requires city-owned vehicles to maximize use of renewable fuels.
This ordinance creates an open data policy for the City of New York. Open data means that the data generated by the government should be available to the public to the greatest extent possible over the Internet without license or registration and in a format that permits everyone to access and analyze it. The ordinance requires the Department of Information Technology and Telecommunication (DoITT) to promulgate open data standards. It requires all public data that City agencies make available on the Internet to be consolidated onto one centralized website in open data formats. In addition, the ordinance requires the web portal to include an online forum to solicit feedback from the public and to encourage public discussion on open data policies and public data set availability on the web portal.
An ordinance encouraging government entities to purchase locally grown food by providing local producers a bid preference depending on whether the producer is local, sustainable, or a combination of both.
This ordinance requires employers to provide a minimum of one hour sick time for every thirty hours worked, yet does not require employers to provide more than 40 hours of sick time for an employee in a calendar year. An employee may use paid sick time to take care of one's mental or physical illness(es), to care for a family member, or the closure of such employee's place of business by order of a public official due to a health emergency or such employee's need to care for a child whose school or childcare provider has been closed due to a public health emergency. The ordinance also allows an employer to require reasonable notice of an employee's need to use paid sick time. The ordinance also requires an employer to notify an employee at the commencement of their employment of written notice of the right to paid sick time.
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 become eligible to receive public matching funds for their campaigns, based on contributions they raise from NYC residents.
This ordinance expands government contracting opportunities to businesses owned by women and minorities as part of New York City's Minority/Women Owned Business Enterprise (M/WBE) program. Specifically, it eliminates the $1 million cap on city contracts, allows M/WBE participation goals to be imposed on professional, standard and construction service contracts, allows for dual certification for firms owned by women of color, does not distinguish between prime and subcontracts for goal setting purposes, and increases monitoring and accountability by requiring quarterly reporting and establishing M/WBEStat, a program loosely modeled on the New York City Police Department's CompStat Program.