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File #: Int 0306-2014    Version: * Name: Requiring optional HIV/AIDS tests when anyone is released from a department of juvenile justice facility or a corrections facility.
Type: Introduction Status: Filed (End of Session)
Committee: Committee on Youth Services
On agenda: 4/29/2014
Enactment date: Law number:
Title: A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to requiring optional HIV/AIDS tests when anyone is released from a department of juvenile justice facility or a corrections facility.
Sponsors: The Public Advocate (Ms. James), Corey D. Johnson, Fernando Cabrera , Margaret S. Chin, Elizabeth S. Crowley, Peter A. Koo, Mark Levine, Deborah L. Rose, James Vacca, Karen Koslowitz, Helen K. Rosenthal, Ydanis A. Rodriguez
Council Member Sponsors: 12
Date Ver.Prime SponsorAction ByActionResultAction DetailsMeeting DetailsMultimedia
12/31/2017*The Public Advocate (Ms. James) City Council Filed (End of Session)  Action details Meeting details Not available
4/29/2014*The Public Advocate (Ms. James) City Council Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Meeting details Not available
4/29/2014*The Public Advocate (Ms. James) City Council Introduced by Council  Action details Meeting details Not available
Int. No. 306
 
By The Public Advocate (Ms. James) and Council Members Johnson, Cabrera, Chin, Crowley, Koo, Levine, Rose, Vacca, Koslowitz, Rosenthal and Rodriguez
 
 
A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to requiring optional HIV/AIDS tests when anyone is released from a department of juvenile justice facility or a corrections facility.
 
 
Be it enacted by the Council as follows:
 
      Section 1.  Chapter one of 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" shall mean any one of the seven FDA-approved rapid HIV tests.
      b. The department shall also offer a free HIV/AIDS test to anyone released from a department of juvenile justice facility or a corrections facility after serving more than six months time.  The department shall provide a waiver form for signature to any person refusing such a test acknowledging that they have chosen to opt-out of such test.
      c. If the offer to test pursuant to subdivision b of this section is accepted 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 sixty days after its enactment into law.
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Int. 144/2010
LS 269/2014