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representative democracy for profit. this is really about setting a standard for this city and hopefully for other cities to follow. this is an opportunity to be ambassadors for san francisco values and draw a stark bright line on what behavior we choose to accept by corporations we do business with and what behavior we do not. the privacy first policy would direct the city and county of san francisco to enact policies that ensure that any collection or use of personal information is done so transparently, lawfully, securely, narrowly, and with the input of communities that may be disparrately affected by misuse of data. san francisco has long prided itself on being a city of
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innovation, and with the information technology sector shaping much of our city's identity, many of us were at the salesforce tower opening today. this city has the responsibility to set ground rules that protect the best interests of the general public. with some of the most sophisticated minds helping to steer the future of this industry we are well positioned to develop ground breaking rules that removed the drive to collect personal information. thank you to staff and people who have provided continual comment to me over the past few weeks. for now, i want to thank my
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cosponsors and particularly my staff, lee hepner, and i'm looking forward to continuing this conversation, moving forward to put something meaningful before the voters in november . finally, i would like to conclude by continuing on the theme of responsible data collection and regulation, and i'm also introducing a resolution urging support for state senate bill 1186, introduced by our state senator from san mateo county, jerry hill. senate bill 1186 would require a public hearing and debate prior to any local law enforcement agency's acquisition or use of surveillance technology and would provide local communities with an opportunity to comment on how that technology would be used, and at a time when mass surveillance is -- is increasingly being used to further our federal government's deportation campaign and monitor the private lives of activists and organizers, i think this resolution would bring critical
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transparency and over sight to our use of this technology. i think it's kind of a beelinson for surveillance, and i submit. >> clerk: thank you. supervisor ronen? >> supervisor ronen: colleagues, i have two items today. the first is a resolution in support of assembly bill -- member ting's bill, the domestic worker rights implementation act, ab 2314. i first want to thank my cosponsors, supervisors fewer, yee, peskin, and safai. this bill is the follow up to the california domestic worker bill of rights which finally became law in 2016. this law, which i had the honor of helping to draft during my time as a low wage worker
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requires home care and child care employers to provide certain basic rights to domestic workers, including over time pay. assembly member particular's bill seeks to provide resources to the california department of labor standards and enforcement to implement the rights of domestic workers who are primarily immigrant women of color and have historically been excluded from basic labor protections. this bill is long overdue and will provide much needed resources, education and training for california's workers and employers. the resolution will put us on record as supporting this important state bill which will have a meaningful fwainancial impact on the lives of over 30,000 domestic workers. i want to take a special thanks to the office of domestic worker coalition for working with my office on this resolution, and thank you to maria guillen, lindsey
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amahaygong from hand in hand, lydia monzano from senior disability action, and all the women that are fighting so hard every day in sacramento to make this bill a reality. secondly, i am introducing legislation today that will help san francisco accelerate affordable housing development by ensuring that projects move unimpeded through our city permit and processes. we all know that san francisco continues to suffer from a shortage of extremely affordable housing. this is a crisis that is felt in every corner of our city. in addition to working to protect existing rent controlled housing and pushing for more below market rate housing in every corner of my districts, i have been advocating to build as many
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affordable housing units. for many tenants facing eviction, facing high rent their only hope of remaining in san francisco long-term is the affordable housing lottery. our community needs this housing right now. when is it going to be built? in response to questions, i called for a hearing on district nine's affordable housing pipeline. at the hearing in april, we heard from city staff and community based nonprofit developers who are working on these projects. while i knew that creating affordable housing was complex because it requires developers to combine local, state, private and federal financing while meeting state deadlines, i learned there are a myriad of regulatory and design factors that cause the process to be long. i learned that while many of these factors are out of control, there is still more san francisco can do and should do to speed up our affordable
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housing construction. i was discouraged to learn that city departments are operating under guidelines with conflicting priorities. for example, while the 2015 mayoral department instructed to give priority to affordable housing projects. i am looking carefully at the legislation that mayor farrell has recently introduced, and i will be participating in the construction cost discussions that the mayor has recently convened. [please stand by for captioner switch]
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-- designated a point person for a project, someone who will track the projects, shepherd them through and, require the board that receive quarterly reports in predevelopment, so we can keep an eye on the progress and ensure accountability to our constituents. i want to thank the mayor's
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office of housing and community development for collaborating with my office and amy winehart for her great work on this rest i submit. >> supervisor breed: thank you, supervisor. supervisor safai. >> supervisor safai: thank you, madam clerk, madam chair. i have two things. first, an in memoriam, sister patricia anne clarity, may 12, 2018, passed away. she was born in 1932 in san francisco and served the community as a sister of the presentation for 69 years. sister patricia anne is survived by her sister, nora kelly, father, patrick clarity, and large, extended family as well as her sisters and the people they serve. sister patricia anne taught serving youth from st. elizabeth's, st. ann's from 1974
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to 1985. she also served the director of religious instruction for 7ephinanc parish. generations of families remember and honor her life filled with faith and service to the education and ministry of youth. the funeral mass honoring sister patricia anne clarity was celebrated yesterday at mother house. if we could end in her honor. second thing, and i'm happy to introduce today, is a resolution urging all of us in support senator scott weiner's most recent bill, senate bill 221, which seeks to ban the sale of guns and ammunition at the cow palace fairgrounds, which he publicly announced yesterday at a press conference, along with many of his colleagues, including david chu and many others. they host five gun shows and each show is two days, 10 days a
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year, where guns are made more easily available to people in the bay area. these gun shows are vehemently opposed by surrounding counties, san matao and san jose, because they're opposite our values. as public officials in san francisco, we should be doing everything to reduce guns on our streets. and this is one easy way it do that. it's insulting that these gun shows take place next to communities that are grappling with gun issues. because it straddles more than one county, they cannot be banned. this bill, 221, closes that loophole it. would ban ammunition,