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New York, N.Y., Admin. Code § 3-151 (current through Feb. 13, 2018)
Brief Summary
This law directs the mayor's office to issue a report regarding services provided to or used by public housing residents. The reporting requirements cover numerous categories of information. A key relevant portion (at § 3-151 (3.)) addresses SNAP usage.
Legal Strategies
Provides education, promotes awareness, or provides information.
Requires something, sets standards.
Reach
Limited scope. This law mandates reporting requirements for the mayor, or an agency designated by the mayor.
Food System Category: Get
State: New York
Jurisdiction Type: City
Jurisdiction Name: New York
Does the law refer to priority populations in some way?
Yes. This provision focuses on outcomes related to services provided to public housing residents. See also references to: "Section 8," SNAP," "senior centers," "English for speakers of other languages (ESOL)." § 3-151.
Does the law refer to or suggest a goal related to improving or protecting health?
No.
Does the law refer to or suggest a goal of fostering improved environmental conditions?
No.
Does the law refer to or suggest a goal related to promoting or supporting the community's economy?
Yes. See, e.g., references to "financial counseling," "vocational training," "developing business," and "supplemental nutrition assistance program, (SNAP)." § 3-151.
Does the law include findings (including jurisdiction-specific findings), or are there findings in the larger section, title, article, or chapter which the law is part of?
No.
Does the law have a stated intent or purpose, or is there an intent or purpose in the larger section, title, article, or chapter which the law is part of?
No.
Does the law include definitions, or are there definitions in the section, title, article, or chapter which the law is part of?
Yes. §3-150.
Does the law address implementation in some way?
Yes. Each year the mayor (or designee) is directed to provide a report relating to outcomes of city funded/administered programs for public housing residents. Details regarding what information is to be included and how the report is to be made publicly available are specified. § 3-151.
Are there enforcement provisions that identify specific penalties or consequences for non-compliance?
No.
Does the law include an evaluation component, beyond reporting on activity?
No.
Does the law require an extra or atypical financial or resource investment?
No.
Code context and ordinance history
Section 3-151 is located in Title 3 (Elected Officials), Chapter 1 (Mayor), Subchapter 5 (Reports Related to Public Housing). History: L.L. 2016/163, 12/6/2016.