The legal profession is one that constantly adjusts to new challenges. That’s why it’s important for firms to always look at how they can improve their approach to serving clients. One area that’s seeing a lot of interest is the concept of law new. It’s not easy to define but generally speaking it involves finding innovative ways to deliver legal services that benefit the client and don’t always require a traditional partner track or in-house counsel support.
SS 309. Use of electronic records and signatures.
This bill would amend City law to provide that electronic records and signatures are valid for all purposes and have the same force and effect as paper records and handwritten or typed signatures. It would also clarify that the laws relating to records and signatures apply equally to all types of electronic documents, including e-mail and text messages.
SS 309. Providing access to personal information.
This legislation would amend City law to require that a public agency that collects personal information from a website be prepared to give such individuals the ability to review and correct their own personal information and to request deletion of the information. The bill also would align City law on this subject with State law.
SS 309. Licensing of third-party food delivery services and repeal of subchapter 22 of Chapter 5 of the Administrative Code.
This bill would require third-party food delivery services to obtain a license from the Department of Consumer and Worker Protection (DCWP) in order to operate in the City. The bill would create an exception to the item pricing requirement in the Administrative Code and exempt such services from the requirement for having scanners available for use by consumers at retail locations.
SS 621B/A.4947B. Carlos’ Law.
This legislative measure, named after construction worker Carlos Moncayo, would create greater accountability for corporations that cause the death or serious injury of their workers on construction sites. The measure would expand criminal corporate liability to include situations in which a corporation knowingly or recklessly causes the death or injury of an employee who is engaged in performing their duties on a construction site.
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