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File #: Int 1684-2017    Version: * Name: An interagency program coordinator for the aging.
Type: Introduction Status: Filed (End of Session)
Committee: Committee on Aging
On agenda: 8/24/2017
Enactment date: Law number:
Title: A Local Law to amend the New York city charter, in relation to an interagency program coordinator for the aging
Sponsors: Margaret S. Chin, Helen K. Rosenthal, Carlos Menchaca, Vincent J. Gentile, Deborah L. Rose
Council Member Sponsors: 5
Summary: This bill would require the Department for the Aging to establish an interagency program coordinator position to advise the Commissioner on all city programs relevant to the aging. The interagency program coordinator would also be responsible for an annual report to the Mayor and Council on aging programs citywide.
Indexes: Agency Rule-making Required, Other Appointment Required, Oversight, Report Required
Attachments: 1. Summary of Int. No. 1684, 2. Int. No. 1684, 3. August 24, 2017 - Stated Meeting Agenda with Links to Files, 4. Committee Report 9/20/17, 5. Hearing Testimony 9/20/17, 6. Hearing Transcript 9/20/17
Date Ver.Prime SponsorAction ByActionResultAction DetailsMeeting DetailsMultimedia
12/31/2017*Margaret S. Chin City Council Filed (End of Session)  Action details Meeting details Not available
9/20/2017*Margaret S. Chin Committee on Aging Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Meeting details Not available
9/20/2017*Margaret S. Chin Committee on Aging Laid Over by Committee  Action details Meeting details Not available
8/24/2017*Margaret S. Chin City Council Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Meeting details Not available
8/24/2017*Margaret S. Chin City Council Introduced by Council  Action details Meeting details Not available

Int. No. 1684

 

By Council Members Chin, Rosenthal, Menchaca, Gentile and Rose

 

A Local Law to amend the New York city charter, in relation to an interagency program coordinator for the aging

 

Be it enacted by the Council as follows:

 

Section 1. Chapter 66 of the New York city charter is amended by adding a new section 2404 to read as follows:

§ 2404 Interagency coordinator a. There shall be in the department an interagency program coordinator.

b. It shall be the duty of the interagency program coordinator to advise the commissioner on programs, services and resources offered by all city agencies relevant to the aging.

c. No later than January 1, 2018, and annually thereafter, the interagency program coordinator shall, in cooperation with the commissioner, submit a report on all city programs, services and resources available to the aging to the mayor and the council. Such report shall include, but shall not be limited to:

1. a description of existing programs, services and resources available to the aging, disaggregated by city agency;

2. an analysis of the utilization of and eligibility for such programs, services and resources;

3. recommendations on how to improve utilization of such programs, services and resources, where applicable; and

4. any additional information as determined by the commissioner.

§2. This local law takes effect 120 days after enactment, except that the commissioner for the aging may take all actions necessary for its implementation, including the promulgation of rules, before such effective date.