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File #: Int 0371-2018    Version: Name: Outreach to help cosmetologists recognize signs of domestic violence in their clients.
Type: Introduction Status: Enacted
Committee: Committee on Women and Gender Equity
On agenda: 1/31/2018
Enactment date: 2/24/2019 Law number: 2019/039
Title: A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to outreach to help cosmetologists recognize signs of domestic violence in their clients
Sponsors: Rafael Salamanca, Jr., Justin L. Brannan, Helen K. Rosenthal, Vanessa L. Gibson, Ben Kallos, Laurie A. Cumbo, Diana Ayala , Brad S. Lander, Margaret S. Chin, Stephen T. Levin, I. Daneek Miller
Council Member Sponsors: 11
Summary: This bill requires the Mayor’s Office to End Domestic and Gender Based Violence (ENDGBV) to conduct outreach to cosmetologists that includes: trainings, an online toolkit to help the cosmetology community recognize potential signs of domestic violence in their clients, and information about resources for survivors across the five boroughs. It would also require ENDGBV to annually report on such outreach to the Mayor and the Speaker of the Council and post information about the outreach on its website.
Indexes: Report Required
Attachments: 1. Summary of Int. No. 371-B, 2. Summary of Int. No. 371-A, 3. Summary of Int. No. 371, 4. Int. No. 371, 5. January 31, 2018 - Stated Meeting Agenda, 6. Proposed Int. No. 371-A - 11/1/18, 7. Committee Report 10/24/18, 8. Hearing Testimony 10/24/18, 9. Hearing Transcript 10/24/18, 10. Proposed Int. No. 371-B - 1/23/19, 11. Committee Report 1/23/19, 12. Hearing Transcript 1/23/19, 13. January 24, 2019 - Stated Meeting Agenda with Links to Files, 14. Hearing Transcript - Stated Meeting 1-24-19, 15. Minutes of the Stated Meeting - January 24, 2019, 16. Int. No. 371-B (FINAL), 17. Fiscal Impact Statement, 18. Legislative Documents - Letter to the Mayor, 19. Local Law 39
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2/26/2019BRafael Salamanca, Jr. City Council Returned Unsigned by Mayor  Action details Meeting details Not available
2/24/2019BRafael Salamanca, Jr. Administration City Charter Rule Adopted  Action details Meeting details Not available
1/24/2019BRafael Salamanca, Jr. City Council Sent to Mayor by Council  Action details Meeting details Not available
1/24/2019BRafael Salamanca, Jr. City Council Approved by CouncilPass Action details Meeting details Not available
1/23/2019*Rafael Salamanca, Jr. Committee on Women and Gender Equity Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Meeting details Not available
1/23/2019*Rafael Salamanca, Jr. Committee on Women and Gender Equity Amendment Proposed by Comm  Action details Meeting details Not available
1/23/2019*Rafael Salamanca, Jr. Committee on Women and Gender Equity Amended by Committee  Action details Meeting details Not available
1/23/2019BRafael Salamanca, Jr. Committee on Women and Gender Equity Approved by CommitteePass Action details Meeting details Not available
10/24/2018*Rafael Salamanca, Jr. Committee on Women and Gender Equity Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Meeting details Not available
10/24/2018*Rafael Salamanca, Jr. Committee on Women and Gender Equity Amendment Proposed by Comm  Action details Meeting details Not available
10/24/2018*Rafael Salamanca, Jr. Committee on Women and Gender Equity Laid Over by Committee  Action details Meeting details Not available
1/31/2018*Rafael Salamanca, Jr. City Council Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Meeting details Not available
1/31/2018*Rafael Salamanca, Jr. City Council Introduced by Council  Action details Meeting details Not available

Int. No. 371-B

 

By Council Members Salamanca, Brannan, Rosenthal, Gibson, Kallos, Cumbo, Ayala, Lander, Chin, Levin and Miller

 

A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to outreach to help cosmetologists recognize signs of domestic violence in their clients

 

Be it enacted by the Council as follows:

 

Section 1. Subchapter 7 of chapter 1 of title 3 of the administrative code of the city of New York, as added by a local law for the year 2019 amending the charter and administrative code of the city of New York, relating to reporting on certain domestic violence initiatives, indicators, and factors, as proposed in introduction number 351, is amended by adding a new section 3-172 to read as follows:

§ 3-172 Outreach to cosmetologists. a. Definitions. For the purposes of this section, the term “cosmetologist” means an individual who practices “cosmetology” as defined in subdivision 7 of section 400 of the general business law.

b. The office shall conduct regular outreach to cosmetologists and post information on its website regarding the availability of resources related to domestic violence. Such outreach shall include, but not be limited to the following:

1. Connecting cosmetologists to trainings conducted by the office;

2. Making available online a toolkit tailored to cosmetology that includes, but need not be limited to, information on recognizing signs of domestic violence in clients; and

3. Providing cosmetologists with information about resources available for victims of domestic violence across the five boroughs.

c. No later than November 1, 2019, and no later than November 1 annually thereafter, the office shall submit to the mayor and speaker of the council and post on its website a summary of outreach efforts to the cosmetology community, including the number of trainings provided for cosmetologists, disaggregated by borough, and any other factors that may be appropriate.

§ 2. This local law takes effect 120 days after it becomes law.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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