Commissioner Carmelyn P. Malalis and other members of the New York City Commission on Human Rights senior staff periodically testify before the City Council on issues involving the Commission and the NYC Human Rights Law. Testimony from Calendar Year 2017.
On February 27, 2017, the Office of Chief Medical Examiner (OCME) Quality Assurance Director was informed of an error relating to the postmortem testing process of the Forensic Toxicology Laboratory. This error resulted in an incorrect result reported by Forensic Toxicology.
Local Law of 2017 guarantees legal representation in Housing Court for qualified low-income tenants who face eviction proceedings. The lawyers will be provided by nonprofit legal organizations with funding from the City.
Local Law 48 of 2015 requires all catch basins within the New York City Department of Environmental Protection's (DEP) jurisdiction to be inspected annually and unclogged or repaired within nine days of inspection or receipt of a complaint.
On September 19, 2017, the Office of Chief Medical Examiner (OCME) Quality Assurance Director was informed of an error which occurred in the autopsy suite. The error involves a contamination event which resulted in an erroneous DNA match notification.
The first Local Law 30 Report provides an overview of MOIA's implementation efforts; the names and titles of agencies' language access coordinators; agencies' language access implementation plans; information regarding how members of the public can submit language access inquiries.