Int. No. 1031
By Council Members Mark-Viverito, Barron, Brewer, Dickens, Dromm, Eugene, James, Koo, Koppell, Mendez, Rose, Vann, Williams, Rodriguez, Arroyo, Van Bramer and Wills
A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to the creation of a registry of transportation providers for adult day care programs.
Be it enacted by the Council as follows:
Section 1. Chapter one of title 17 of the administrative code of the city of New York is amended by adding section 17-198 to read as follows:
§ 17-198 Creation of transportation provider registry for adult day care programs. a. Definitions. 1. "Adult day care program" shall mean a structured, comprehensive program which provides functionally impaired individuals with socialization, supervision, monitoring, personal care, and nutrition in a protective setting during any part of the day, but for less than a 24-hour period.
2. "Emergency contact" shall mean a 24-hour service that is available, including telephone or texting capabilities, to respond to an emergency.
b. The department shall compile the names and emergency contact information of all transportation providers that service adult day care programs. The department may utilize any method of compilation deemed appropriate by the commissioner.
c. The department shall create and maintain a registry of information set forth in subdivision b of this section to be readily available for access by the appropriate department personnel. The department shall post on its website a list of the registrants and update such list as necessary every six months.
§ 2. This local law shall take effect ninety days after its enactment into law.
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