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File #: Int 1609-2017    Version: Name: Requiring the administration for children’s services to report annually on the aggregate findings and recommendations of its child fatality review.
Type: Introduction Status: Enacted
Committee: Committee on General Welfare
On agenda: 5/10/2017
Enactment date: 12/31/2017 Law number: 2018/019
Title: A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to requiring the administration for children's services to report annually on the aggregate findings and recommendations of its child fatality review
Sponsors: Rafael Salamanca, Jr., Helen K. Rosenthal, Stephen T. Levin, Vincent J. Gentile, Ben Kallos, Carlos Menchaca
Council Member Sponsors: 6
Summary: This bill would require the Administration for Children’s Services (ACS) to report annually on the findings and recommendations of its child fatality reviews during the previous calendar year. Such report would include the number of fatalities known to ACS for the previous year, the cause of death in such fatalities, the age, gender, race and ethnicity of children with such fatalities, any relevant trends identified and systemic recommendations, and a summary of any case practice findings and agency policy changes made in repose to child fatalities in the previous 12 months.
Indexes: Oversight, Report Required
Attachments: 1. Summary of Int. No. 1609-A, 2. Summary of Int. No. 1609, 3. Int. No. 1609, 4. May 10, 2017 - Stated Meeting Agenda with Links to Files, 5. Committee Report 6/14/17, 6. Hearing Testimony 6/14/17, 7. Hearing Transcript 6/14/17, 8. Proposed Int. No. 1609-A - 11/27/17, 9. Committee Report 11/29/17, 10. Hearing Transcript 11/29/17, 11. November 30, 2017 - Stated Meeting Agenda with Links to Files, 12. Hearing Transcript - Stated Meeting 11-30-17, 13. Minutes of the Stated Meeting - November 30, 2017, 14. Fiscal Impact Statement, 15. Int. No. 1609-A (FINAL), 16. Legislative Documents - Letter to the Mayor, 17. Local Law 19
Date Ver.Prime SponsorAction ByActionResultAction DetailsMeeting DetailsMultimedia
12/31/2017ARafael Salamanca, Jr. Administration City Charter Rule Adopted  Action details Meeting details Not available
12/18/2017ARafael Salamanca, Jr. Mayor Hearing Scheduled by Mayor  Action details Meeting details Not available
11/30/2017ARafael Salamanca, Jr. City Council Sent to Mayor by Council  Action details Meeting details Not available
11/30/2017ARafael Salamanca, Jr. City Council Approved by CouncilPass Action details Meeting details Not available
11/29/2017*Rafael Salamanca, Jr. Committee on General Welfare Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Meeting details Not available
11/29/2017*Rafael Salamanca, Jr. Committee on General Welfare Amendment Proposed by Comm  Action details Meeting details Not available
11/29/2017*Rafael Salamanca, Jr. Committee on General Welfare Amended by Committee  Action details Meeting details Not available
11/29/2017ARafael Salamanca, Jr. Committee on General Welfare Approved by CommitteePass Action details Meeting details Not available
6/14/2017*Rafael Salamanca, Jr. Committee on General Welfare Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Meeting details Not available
6/14/2017*Rafael Salamanca, Jr. Committee on General Welfare Laid Over by Committee  Action details Meeting details Not available
5/10/2017*Rafael Salamanca, Jr. City Council Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Meeting details Not available
5/10/2017*Rafael Salamanca, Jr. City Council Introduced by Council  Action details Meeting details Not available

Int. No. 1609-A

 

By Council Members Salamanca, Rosenthal, Levin, Gentile, Kallos and Menchaca

 

A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to requiring the administration for children’s services to report annually on the aggregate findings and recommendations of its child fatality review

 

Be it enacted by the Council as follows:

 

Section 1. Chapter 9 of title 21 of the administrative code of the city of New York is amended by adding a new section 21-915 to read as follows:

§ 21-915 Annual report regarding child fatality review aggregate findings and recommendations. No later than June 1, 2018, and no later than 18 months after the end of each calendar year thereafter, ACS shall publish and make available on its website a report on the findings and recommendations of its child fatality reviews during the previous calendar year. Such report shall include, but not be limited to, the following:

(i) the number of fatalities of children known to ACS for the previous year;

(ii) the cause of death in such fatalities;

(iii) the age, gender, race and ethnicity of children with fatalities for the previous year;

(iv) any relevant trends identified and systemic recommendations, including opportunities for inter-agency collaboration; and

(v) a summary of any case practice findings and agency policy changes made in response to child fatalities in the previous 12 months.

§ 2. This local law takes effect immediately.

 

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11/29/2017 12:39 PM