This bill would require an annual report on the donations for all donors who, in aggregate, donate more than $1 million dollars in value to the New York Police Department within a year. It would also require information on programs or projects to which the New York Police Department applied those donations.
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Int. No. 1035
By Council Members Gibson, Rosenthal, Barron, Levin and Rivera
A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to reporting on the use of large donations received by the New York police department
Be it enacted by the Council as follows:
Section 1. Chapter 1 of title 14 of the administrative code of the city of New York is amended to add a new section 14-176, to read as follows:
§ 14-176 Annual report on the use of large donations. a. As used in this section, the following terms have the following meanings:
Covered donor. The term “covered donor” means a single person or entity, not including any local, state or federal government agency, from whom the department received a donation, of money, goods or services that exceeded one million dollars in aggregate value during the reporting period.
Reporting period. The term “reporting period” means the period between April 1 of the year preceding a report until March 31 of the year in which such report is due.
b. In addition to any report or disclosure required pursuant to chapter 68 of the charter, or any interpretation thereof by the conflicts of interest board, no later than May 15 of each year the department shall submit to the mayor and the speaker of the city council a report on the use donations received from covered donors during the reporting period. Each such report shall include:
(1) a list of all covered donors and the aggregate value of all money, goods and services received from each such covered donor during the reporting period;
(2) a list of all capital projects supported in whole or part by each covered donor, including the aggregate value of donations from each covered donor for each capital project;
(3) a list of all programs, purposes or activities, including all pilot programs, supported in whole or part by each covered donor, including the aggregate value of donations from each covered donor for each program, purpose or activity, provided that a single unit of appropriation for personal service or a single unit of appropriation for other than personal service may not be used to represent the programs, purposes or activities reported; and
(4) a list of all capital projects, programs, purposes, or activities, including all pilot programs, that received public funding during the reporting period and also received a donation from a covered donor in the reporting period immediately prior.
§ 2. This local law takes effect immediately.