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File #: Int 1185-2016    Version: Name: Providing certain information to users of life-sustaining equipment and individuals for whom a disruption in electrical service would create a medical emergency.
Type: Introduction Status: Enacted
Committee: Committee on Aging
On agenda: 5/25/2016
Enactment date: 1/19/2018 Law number: 2018/066
Title: A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to providing certain information to users of life-sustaining equipment and individuals for whom a disruption in electrical service would create a medical emergency
Sponsors: Chaim M. Deutsch, Corey D. Johnson, Barry S. Grodenchik, Carlos Menchaca, Alan N. Maisel, Vincent J. Gentile, Margaret S. Chin, Rosie Mendez, Rafael Salamanca, Jr., Ritchie J. Torres, Deborah L. Rose, Ben Kallos
Council Member Sponsors: 12
Summary: This bill would require the New York City Department for the Aging (DFTA) to regularly provide written materials from New York Emergency Management to all senior centers and naturally occurring retirement communities sponsored by DFTA on how to register with utility companies as an individual who uses life-sustaining medical equipment or for whom a disruption in electrical service would create a medical emergency. The materials would also be posted on DFTA’s website and the website of the Mayor’s Office for People with Disabilities.
Attachments: 1. Summary of Int. No. 1185-A, 2. Summary of Int. No. 1185, 3. Int. No. 1185, 4. May 25, 2016 - Stated Meeting Agenda with Links to Files, 5. Committee Report 9/20/17, 6. Hearing Testimony 9/20/17, 7. Hearing Transcript 9/20/17, 8. Proposed Int. No. 1185-A - 12/12/17, 9. Committee Report 12/18/17, 10. Hearing Transcript 12/18/17, 11. December 19, 2017 - Stated Meeting Agenda with Links to Files, 12. Hearing Transcript - Stated Meeting 12-19-17, 13. Int. No. 1185-A (FINAL), 14. Fiscal Impact Statement, 15. Legislative Documents - Letter to the Mayor, 16. Local Law 66, 17. Minutes of the Stated Meeting - December 19, 2017
Date Ver.Prime SponsorAction ByActionResultAction DetailsMeeting DetailsMultimedia
1/22/2018AChaim M. Deutsch City Council Returned Unsigned by Mayor  Action details Meeting details Not available
1/19/2018AChaim M. Deutsch Administration City Charter Rule Adopted  Action details Meeting details Not available
1/8/2018AChaim M. Deutsch Mayor Hearing Scheduled by Mayor  Action details Meeting details Not available
12/19/2017AChaim M. Deutsch City Council Sent to Mayor by Council  Action details Meeting details Not available
12/19/2017AChaim M. Deutsch City Council Approved by CouncilPass Action details Meeting details Not available
12/18/2017*Chaim M. Deutsch Committee on Aging Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Meeting details Not available
12/18/2017*Chaim M. Deutsch Committee on Aging Amendment Proposed by Comm  Action details Meeting details Not available
12/18/2017*Chaim M. Deutsch Committee on Aging Amended by Committee  Action details Meeting details Not available
12/18/2017AChaim M. Deutsch Committee on Aging Approved by CommitteePass Action details Meeting details Not available
9/20/2017*Chaim M. Deutsch Committee on Aging Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Meeting details Not available
9/20/2017*Chaim M. Deutsch Committee on Aging Laid Over by Committee  Action details Meeting details Not available
5/25/2016*Chaim M. Deutsch City Council Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Meeting details Not available
5/25/2016*Chaim M. Deutsch City Council Introduced by Council  Action details Meeting details Not available

Int. No. 1185-A

 

By Council Members Deutsch, Johnson, Grodenchik, Menchaca, Maisel, Gentile, Chin, Mendez, Salamanca, Torres, Rose and Kallos

 

A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to providing certain information to users of life-sustaining equipment and individuals for whom a disruption in electrical service would create a medical emergency

 

Be it enacted by the Council as follows:

 

Section 1. Chapter 2 of title 21 of the administrative code of the city of New York is amended by adding a new section 21-207, to read as follows:

§21-207 Users of life-sustaining equipment and individuals for whom a disruption in electrical service would create a medical emergency. The department shall regularly provide written materials from the office of emergency management to all senior centers in the city and all naturally occurring retirement communities sponsored by the department on how to register with any utility providing electrical service within the city as a user of life-sustaining equipment or an individual for whom a disruption in electrical service would create a medical emergency. These materials shall also be posted electronically in a conspicuous location on the department’s website and on the website of the mayor’s office for people with disabilities.

§ 2. This local law takes effect 30 days after it becomes law.

 

ENB/CCF

LS #7872

12/8/2017 12:01 PM