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File #: Int 0886-2012    Version: * Name: Making available optional HIV/AIDS tests to students at city university of New York campuses.
Type: Introduction Status: Filed
Committee: Committee on Health
On agenda: 6/28/2012
Enactment date: Law number:
Title: A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to making available optional HIV/AIDS tests to students at city university of New York campuses.
Sponsors: Daniel Dromm , Gale A. Brewer, Margaret S. Chin, Leroy G. Comrie, Jr., Julissa Ferreras-Copeland, Sara M. Gonzalez, Letitia James, Peter A. Koo, G. Oliver Koppell, Karen Koslowitz, Brad S. Lander, Rosie Mendez, Deborah L. Rose, James G. Van Bramer, Albert Vann, Jumaane D. Williams, Ruben Wills, Melissa Mark-Viverito, Ydanis A. Rodriguez, Maria Del Carmen Arroyo, Daniel R. Garodnick, Charles Barron
Council Member Sponsors: 22
Int. No. 886
 
By Council Members Dromm, Brewer, Chin, Comrie, Ferreras, Gonzalez, James, Koo, Koppell, Koslowitz, Lander, Mendez, Rose, Van Bramer, Vann, Williams, Wills, Mark-Viverito, Rodriguez, Arroyo, Garodnick and Barron
 
 
A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to making available optional HIV/AIDS tests to students at city university of New York campuses.
 
 
Be it enacted by the Council as follows:
 
Section 1.  Title 17 of the administrative code of the city of New York is amended by adding a new section 17-104.1 to read as follows:  
§17-104.1 HIV/AIDS testing. a. For the purposes of this section, the following term shall be defined as follows:
"HIV/AIDS test" means any one of the six FDA-approved rapid HIV tests.
b. At least once each semester at city university of New York campuses, the department shall make available an HIV/AIDS test to any university student at each city university of New York campus.
c. If the department's offer to test pursuant to subdivision b of this section is accepted by a student, the department must make every reasonable attempt to contact the individual with results and counseling as to any needed health care services.
§ 2. This local law shall take effect ninety days after its enactment into law.
 
   
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