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File #: Int 0344-2014    Version: * Name: Creation of a division of LGBT youth services within the dept of health and mental hygiene.
Type: Introduction Status: Filed (End of Session)
Committee: Committee on Youth Services
On agenda: 5/14/2014
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: The Public Advocate (Ms. James), Ben Kallos, Fernando Cabrera , Margaret S. Chin, Andrew Cohen, Costa G. Constantinides, Corey D. Johnson, Helen K. Rosenthal, Ydanis A. Rodriguez, Daniel Dromm , Carlos Menchaca
Council Member Sponsors: 11
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12/31/2017*The Public Advocate (Ms. James) City Council Filed (End of Session)  Action details Meeting details Not available
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5/14/2014*The Public Advocate (Ms. James) City Council Introduced by Council  Action details Meeting details Not available

Int. No. 344

 

By The Public Advocate (Ms. James) and Council Members Kallos, Cabrera, Chin, Cohen, Constantinides, Johnson, Rosenthal, Rodriguez, Dromm and Menchaca

 

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 17-198 to read as follows:

§ 17-198 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 spread of sexually transmitted diseases within the LGBT youth community of the city. 

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

 

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Int. 94/2010

LS 294/2014