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File #: Int 1836-2017    Version: * Name: Requiring each police precinct to have a licensed social worker.
Type: Introduction Status: Filed (End of Session)
Committee: Committee on Public Safety
On agenda: 12/19/2017
Enactment date: Law number:
Title: A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to requiring each police precinct to have a licensed social worker.
Sponsors: Mark Treyger, Adrienne E. Adams, Mark Levine
Council Member Sponsors: 3
Summary: This bill would require the New York City Police Department to have a licensed clinical social worker located at every precinct. Such social worker would be available 24 hours a day and 7 days a week.
Attachments: 1. Summary of Int. No. 1836, 2. Int. No. 1836, 3. December 19, 2017 - Stated Meeting Agenda with Links to Files

Int. No. 1836

 

By Council Members Treyger, Adams, and Levine

 

A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to requiring each police precinct to have a licensed social worker. 

 

Be it enacted by the Council as follows:

 

Section 1. Chapter 1 of title 14 of the administrative code of the city of New York is amended by adding a new section 14-171 to read as follows:

§ 14-171 Social workers at precincts.  The department shall have a licensed clinical social worker located at every precinct. Such social workers shall be available at the precinct twenty four hours a day and every day of the week.  

§ 2. This local law takes effect 120 days after it becomes law. 

 

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12/12/2017