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File #: Int 0667-2018    Version: Name: Requiring the dept of social services and the dept of homeless services to refer individuals receiving opioid antagonists for additional services.
Type: Introduction Status: Enacted
Committee: Committee on Mental Health, Disabilities and Addiction
On agenda: 3/7/2018
Enactment date: 6/26/2018 Law number: 2018/127
Title: A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to requiring the department of social services and the department of homeless services to refer individuals receiving opioid antagonists for additional services
Sponsors: Ritchie J. Torres, Robert F. Holden, Alicka Ampry-Samuel , Robert E. Cornegy, Jr., Stephen T. Levin, Carlina Rivera , I. Daneek Miller
Council Member Sponsors: 7
Summary: This bill would require the Department of Social Services to refer individuals residing in Department of Homeless Services’ shelters or HIV/AIDS Service Administration (HASA) facilities that suffered a non-fatal overdose to additional services.
Attachments: 1. Summary of Int. No. 667-A, 2. Summary of Int. No. 667, 3. Int. No. 667, 4. Committee Report 2/27/18, 5. Hearing Testimony 2/27/18, 6. Hearing Testimony 2/27/18 (Con't), 7. Hearing Transcript 2/27/18, 8. March 7, 2018 - Stated Meeting Agenda, 9. Proposed Int. No. 667-A - 6/1/18, 10. Committee Report 6/5/18, 11. Hearing Transcript 6/5/18, 12. Hearing Transcript - Stated Meeting 6-7-18, 13. Minutes of the Recessed Stated Meeting - June 7, 2018, 14. Fiscal Impact Statement, 15. Int. No. 667-A (FINAL), 16. Local Law 127, 17. Minutes of the Stated Meeting - June 7, 2018
Date Ver.Prime SponsorAction ByActionResultAction DetailsMeeting DetailsMultimedia
6/27/2018ARitchie J. Torres City Council Recved from Mayor by Council  Action details Meeting details Not available
6/26/2018ARitchie J. Torres Mayor Signed Into Law by Mayor  Action details Meeting details Not available
6/26/2018ARitchie J. Torres Mayor Hearing Held by Mayor  Action details Meeting details Not available
6/7/2018ARitchie J. Torres City Council Sent to Mayor by Council  Action details Meeting details Not available
6/7/2018ARitchie J. Torres City Council Approved by CouncilPass Action details Meeting details Not available
6/5/2018*Ritchie J. Torres Committee on Mental Health, Disabilities and Addiction Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Meeting details Not available
6/5/2018*Ritchie J. Torres Committee on Mental Health, Disabilities and Addiction Amendment Proposed by Comm  Action details Meeting details Not available
6/5/2018*Ritchie J. Torres Committee on Mental Health, Disabilities and Addiction Amended by Committee  Action details Meeting details Not available
6/5/2018ARitchie J. Torres Committee on Mental Health, Disabilities and Addiction Approved by CommitteePass Action details Meeting details Not available
3/7/2018*Ritchie J. Torres City Council Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Meeting details Not available
3/7/2018*Ritchie J. Torres City Council Introduced by Council  Action details Meeting details Not available
2/27/2018*Ritchie J. Torres Committee on General Welfare P-C Item Laid Over by Comm  Action details Meeting details Not available
2/27/2018*Ritchie J. Torres Committee on General Welfare Hearing on P-C Item by Comm  Action details Meeting details Not available
2/27/2018*Ritchie J. Torres Committee on Mental Health, Disabilities and Addiction P-C Item Laid Over by Comm  Action details Meeting details Not available
2/27/2018*Ritchie J. Torres Committee on Mental Health, Disabilities and Addiction Hearing on P-C Item by Comm  Action details Meeting details Not available

Int. No. 667-A

 

By Council Members Torres, Holden, Ampry-Samuel, Cornegy, Levin, Rivera and Miller

 

A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to requiring the department of social services and the department of homeless services to refer individuals receiving opioid antagonists for additional services

 

Be it enacted by the Council as follows:

 

Section 1. Chapter 1 of title 21 of the administrative code of the city of New York is amended by adding a new section 21-129.1 to read as follows:

§ 21-129.1 Referral of additional services. a. Definitions. For the purposes of this section, the term “HASA facility” means single room occupancy hotels or congregate facilities that serve HASA recipients and are managed by a provider under contract or similar agreement with the department.

b. The department shall refer any individual who discloses to their case manager, as defined in section 21-127, that while in a HASA facility, they received an opioid antagonist to combat symptoms consistent with those of an opioid overdose occurring within a HASA facility, to appropriate service providers for appropriate additional services.

§ 2. Chapter 3 of title 21 of the administrative code of the city of New York is amended by adding a new section 21-323 to read as follows:

§ 21-323 Referral of additional services. a. Definitions. For the purposes of this section, the term “shelter” means temporary emergency housing provided to homeless individuals by the department or by a provider under contract or similar agreement with the department.

b. The department shall refer any individual who discloses to their case manager, as defined in section 21-314, that while in shelter they have received an opioid antagonist to combat the symptoms consistent with those of an opioid overdose, to appropriate service providers for appropriate additional services.

§ 3. This local law takes effect 60 days after it becomes law.

 

 

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