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File #: Int 0642-2007    Version: Name: Prohibiting smoking on and around hospital grounds.
Type: Introduction Status: Enacted
Committee: Committee on Health
On agenda: 11/15/2007
Enactment date: 8/13/2009 Law number: 2009/050
Title: A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to prohibiting smoking on and around hospital grounds.
Sponsors: Inez E. Dickens, Gale A. Brewer, Helen D. Foster, Letitia James, John C. Liu, Annabel Palma, Larry B. Seabrook, Helen Sears, David I. Weprin, Thomas White, Jr., Bill De Blasio, Maria Del Carmen Arroyo, Kendall Stewart, Elizabeth S. Crowley, Sara M. Gonzalez, James Vacca, Kenneth C. Mitchell, G. Oliver Koppell, Mathieu Eugene, Jessica S. Lappin, James F. Gennaro, Daniel R. Garodnick, Julissa Ferreras-Copeland, Robert Jackson, Diana Reyna
Attachments: 1. Int. No. 642 - 11/15/07, 2. Committee Report 5/21/09, 3. Hearing Transcript 5/21/09, 4. Hearing Testimony 5/21/09, 5. Committee Report 7/27/09, 6. Hearing Transcript 7/27/09, 7. Press Release, 8. Fiscal Impact Statement, 9. Hearing Transcript - Stated Meeting 7/29/09, 10. Local Law
Date Ver.Prime SponsorAction ByActionResultAction DetailsMeeting DetailsMultimedia
8/13/2009AInez E. Dickens City Council Recved from Mayor by Council  Action details Meeting details Not available
8/13/2009AInez E. Dickens Mayor Signed Into Law by Mayor  Action details Meeting details Not available
8/13/2009AInez E. Dickens Mayor Hearing Held by Mayor  Action details Meeting details Not available
7/29/2009AInez E. Dickens City Council Sent to Mayor by Council  Action details Meeting details Not available
7/29/2009AInez E. Dickens City Council Approved by CouncilPass Action details Meeting details Not available
7/27/2009*Inez E. Dickens Committee on Health Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Meeting details Not available
7/27/2009*Inez E. Dickens Committee on Health Amendment Proposed by Comm  Action details Meeting details Not available
7/27/2009*Inez E. Dickens Committee on Health Amended by Committee  Action details Meeting details Not available
7/27/2009AInez E. Dickens Committee on Health Approved by CommitteePass Action details Meeting details Not available
5/21/2009*Inez E. Dickens Committee on Health Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Meeting details Not available
5/21/2009*Inez E. Dickens Committee on Health Amendment Proposed by Comm  Action details Meeting details Not available
5/21/2009*Inez E. Dickens Committee on Health Laid Over by Committee  Action details Meeting details Not available
11/15/2007*Inez E. Dickens City Council Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Meeting details Not available
11/15/2007*Inez E. Dickens City Council Introduced by Council  Action details Meeting details Not available
Int. No. 642-A
 
By Council Members Dickens, Brewer, Foster, James, Liu, Palma, Seabrook, Sears, Weprin, White Jr., de Blasio, Arroyo, Stewart, Crowley, Gonzalez, Vacca, Mitchell, Koppell, Eugene, Lappin, Gennaro, Garodnick, Ferreras, Jackson and Reyna
 
 
A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to prohibiting smoking on and around hospital grounds.
 
 
Be it enacted by the Council as follows:
Section 1.  Section 17-502 of chapter 5 of title 17 of the administrative code of the city of New York is amended by adding a new subdivision mm to read as follows:
mm. "Hospital", for the purposes of paragraph 6 of subdivision c of section 17-503, shall mean a general hospital as defined in section twenty-eight hundred one of the public health law, diagnostic center and treatment center as defined in section 751.1 of part seven hundred fifty one of title ten of the New York codes, rules and regulations and residential health care facilities as defined in section twenty-eight hundred one of the public health law.
nn. "Hospital grounds" means the outdoor grounds contained within a hospital's legally defined property boundaries.
§2. Subdivision c of section 17-503 of chapter 5 of title 17 of the administrative code of the city of New York is amended by adding a new paragraph 6 to read as follows:
6. Hospital grounds, within fifteen feet of any hospital entrance or exit and within fifteen feet of the entrance to or exit from any hospital grounds.
§3. This local law shall take effect ninety days after its enactment.
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