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File #: Int 0460-2014    Version: * Name: Suicide prevention services for veterans.
Type: Introduction Status: Filed (End of Session)
Committee: Committee on Veterans
On agenda: 8/21/2014
Enactment date: Law number:
Title: A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to suicide prevention services for veterans.
Sponsors: Eric A. Ulrich, Steven Matteo, Inez D. Barron, Margaret S. Chin, Costa G. Constantinides, Chaim M. Deutsch, Mathieu Eugene, Vincent J. Gentile, Corey D. Johnson, Peter A. Koo, Rosie Mendez, Mark Treyger, James G. Van Bramer, Stephen T. Levin, Karen Koslowitz, Andrew Cohen, Ydanis A. Rodriguez, Helen K. Rosenthal, The Public Advocate (Ms. James)
Council Member Sponsors: 19
Int. No. 460
By Council Members Ulrich, Matteo, Barron, Chin, Constantinides, Deutsch, Eugene, Gentile, Johnson, Koo, Mendez, Treyger, Van Bramer, Levin, Koslowitz, Cohen, Rodriguez, Rosenthal and the Public Advocate (Ms. James)
 
 
A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to suicide prevention services for veterans.
 
Be it enacted by the Council as follows:
Section 1. Subchapter 3 of chapter 1 of title 3 of the administrative code of the city of New York is amended by adding a new section 3-132 to read as follows:
§ 3-132 Veteran suicide prevention. Operators of the 311 system shall connect any caller seeking veteran suicide prevention services to the veterans crisis hotline or any subsequent hotline that the federal government utilizes to connect veterans with appropriately trained mental health personnel.
§ 2.   This local law shall take effect thirty days after it shall have been enacted into law.
 
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