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File #: Int 0947-2012    Version: * Name: Requiring the department of health and mental hygiene to report on the incidence of food-borne illness.
Type: Introduction Status: Filed
Committee: Committee on Health
On agenda: 10/11/2012
Enactment date: Law number:
Title: A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to requiring the department of health and mental hygiene to report on the incidence of food-borne illness.
Sponsors: Julissa Ferreras-Copeland, Margaret S. Chin, Mathieu Eugene, Sara M. Gonzalez, Letitia James, G. Oliver Koppell, Karen Koslowitz, Rosie Mendez, Michael C. Nelson, Annabel Palma, Deborah L. Rose, Albert Vann, Jumaane D. Williams, Ruben Wills, Ydanis A. Rodriguez
Council Member Sponsors: 15
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12/31/2013*Julissa Ferreras-Copeland City Council Filed (End of Session)  Action details Meeting details Not available
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10/11/2012*Julissa Ferreras-Copeland City Council Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Meeting details Not available
Int. No. 947
 
By Council Members Ferreras, Chin, Eugene, Gonzalez, James, Koppell, Koslowitz, Mendez, Nelson, Palma, Rose, Vann, Williams, Wills and Rodriguez  
 
 
A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to requiring the department of health and mental hygiene to report on the incidence of food-borne illness.
 
 
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 17-198 to read as follows:
§ 17-198 Report on food-borne illness. a. Beginning January 15, 2013, and on or before every January 15 thereafter, the department shall submit to the council a written report that shall provide information about the incidence of food-borne illness in New York city for the preceding calendar year. Such report shall include a list of the five most common food-borne illnesses in New York city. Such report shall also include, but not be limited to, the following information, disaggregated by each of the five such illnesses:
1. the number of individuals that suffered from food-borne illness in New York city, disaggregated by borough;
2. the number of individuals that presented to emergency departments with food-borne illness or symptoms of food-borne illness, disaggregated by borough;
3. the number of hospitalizations attributed to food-borne illness, disaggregated by borough;
4. the number of deaths attributed to food-borne illness, disaggregated by borough;
5. the origin of the food which caused the food-borne illness;
6. the type of food which caused the food-borne illness;
7. the location where such food was sold, consumed or prepared, including but not limited to, a private residence, food service establishment, mobile food vendor, catering hall, or any other location where food is served;
8. the number of investigations conducted by the department pertaining to food-borne illness, disaggregated by borough;
9. a summary of such investigations conducted by the department; and
10. information on the prevention of food-borne illness.
b. Each annual report prepared pursuant to subdivision a of this section shall be made available to the public on the department's website.
§ 2. This local law shall take effect ninety days after its enactment.
 LS# 3948 LCC/JM 9/24/12