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File #: Int 0413-2018    Version: * Name: Information on homeless seniors.
Type: Introduction Status: Committee
Committee: Committee on General Welfare
On agenda: 2/14/2018
Enactment date: Law number:
Title: A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to information on homeless seniors
Sponsors: Margaret S. Chin, Mark Levine
Council Member Sponsors: 2
Summary: The proposed bill would require that any report produced by the Department of Homeless Services and made available to the public which includes information on persons residing in shelter or unsheltered homeless persons must include the number of those persons who are 62 years or age or older, to the extent that such data is available.
Indexes: Report Required
Attachments: 1. Summary of Int. No. 413, 2. Int. No. 413, 3. February 14, 2018 - Stated Meeting Agenda

Int. No. 413

 

By Council Members Chin and Levine

 

A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to information on homeless seniors

 

Be it enacted by the Council as follows:

 

Section 1. Chapter 3 of title 21 of the administrative code of the city of New York is amended by adding a new section 21-323 to read as follows:

§ 21-323 Homeless seniors. a. Definitions. For the purposes of this section, the following terms have the following meanings:

Shelter. The term “shelter” means temporary emergency housing provided to homeless adults, adult families, and families with children by the department or a provider under contract or similar agreement with the department;

Unsheltered homeless person. The term “unsheltered homeless person” means an individual with a primary nighttime residence that is a public or private place not designed for or ordinarily used as a regular sleeping accommodation for human beings.

b. Any report produced by the department and made available to the public which includes information on persons residing in shelter or unsheltered homeless persons shall include the number of such persons who are 62 years of age or older, to the extent that such data is available.

§ 2. This local law takes effect immediately.

 

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