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File #: Int 0240-2018    Version: * Name: Creation of a division of LGBT youth services within the dept of health and mental hygiene.
Type: Introduction Status: Committee
Committee: Committee on Youth Services
On agenda: 1/31/2018
Enactment date: Law number:
Title: A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to the creation of a division of LGBT youth services within the department of health and mental hygiene
Sponsors: Justin L. Brannan, Diana Ayala
Council Member Sponsors: 2
Summary: This bill would establish of a division of LGBT youth services within the department of health and mental hygiene.
Indexes: Agency Rule-making Required, Other Appointment Required
Attachments: 1. Summary of Int. No. 240, 2. Int. No. 240, 3. January 31, 2018 - Stated Meeting Agenda

Int. No. 240

 

By Council Members Brannan and Ayala

 

A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to the creation of a division of LGBT youth services within the department of health and mental hygiene

 

Be it enacted by the Council as follows:

 

Section 1.  Chapter 1 of title 17 of the administrative code of the city of New York is amended by adding a new section 17-199.9 to read as follows:

§ 17-199.9 Division of LGBT Youth Services. There shall be a division within the department tailored to the unique needs of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) youth up to age 24.  This division shall address the physical and mental health needs of the LGBT youth community.  The division shall also research and develop programs and initiatives including, but not limited to, the prevention of suicide, depression, violence, and the

§ 2. This local law shall take effect 90 days after its enactment into law.

 

 

JW / BM

Int 344-2014 / LS 294 / Int 94-2010

LS # 1191

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