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File #: Int 0411-2018    Version: Name: Inspections for social adult day cares and senior centers.
Type: Introduction Status: Enacted
Committee: Committee on Aging
On agenda: 2/14/2018
Enactment date: 8/6/2018 Law number: 2018/141
Title: A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to inspections for social adult day cares and senior centers
Sponsors: Margaret S. Chin, Mark Levine, Helen K. Rosenthal, Adrienne E. Adams, Paul A. Vallone, Deborah L. Rose, Carlina Rivera , Diana Ayala , Mathieu Eugene
Council Member Sponsors: 9
Summary: This bill would require the Department of Health and Mental Hygiene (DOHMH) to ensure that all senior centers and social adult day cares (SADCs) that are food service establishments under Article 81 of the New York City Health Code are inspected on an annual basis. The bill would further require DOHMH to submit an annual report to the mayor and the speaker of the council regarding the department’s activities with respect to these inspections, including a list of all senior centers and SADCs inspected (disaggregated by council district), as well as additional information. The bill would also require the Department for the Aging to provide DOHMH with a list of all senior centers and SADCs in the city on an annual basis and to update DOHMH monthly with any changes to that list.
Indexes: Report Required
Attachments: 1. Summary of Int. No. 411-A, 2. Summary of Int. No. 411, 3. Int. No. 411, 4. February 14, 2018 - Stated Meeting Agenda, 5. Committee Report 4/23/18, 6. Hearing Testimony 4/23/18, 7. Hearing Transcript 4/23/18, 8. Proposed Int. No. 411-A - 7/17/18, 9. Committee Report 7/17/18, 10. Hearing Transcript 7/17/18, 11. July 18, 2018 - Stated Meeting Agenda with Links to Files, 12. Hearing Transcript - Stated Meeting 7-18-18, 13. Int. No. 411-A (FINAL), 14. Fiscal Impact Statement, 15. Mayor's Letter, 16. Local Law 141, 17. Minutes of the Stated Meeting - July 18, 2018
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8/7/2018AMargaret S. Chin City Council Recved from Mayor by Council  Action details Meeting details Not available
8/6/2018AMargaret S. Chin Mayor Signed Into Law by Mayor  Action details Meeting details Not available
8/6/2018AMargaret S. Chin Mayor Hearing Held by Mayor  Action details Meeting details Not available
7/18/2018AMargaret S. Chin City Council Sent to Mayor by Council  Action details Meeting details Not available
7/18/2018AMargaret S. Chin City Council Approved by CouncilPass Action details Meeting details Not available
7/17/2018*Margaret S. Chin Committee on Aging Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Meeting details Not available
7/17/2018*Margaret S. Chin Committee on Aging Amendment Proposed by Comm  Action details Meeting details Not available
7/17/2018*Margaret S. Chin Committee on Aging Amended by Committee  Action details Meeting details Not available
7/17/2018AMargaret S. Chin Committee on Aging Approved by CommitteePass Action details Meeting details Not available
4/23/2018*Margaret S. Chin Committee on Aging Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Meeting details Not available
4/23/2018*Margaret S. Chin Committee on Aging Laid Over by Committee  Action details Meeting details Not available
2/14/2018*Margaret S. Chin City Council Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Meeting details Not available
2/14/2018*Margaret S. Chin City Council Introduced by Council  Action details Meeting details Not available

Int. No. 411-A

 

By Council Members Chin, Levine, Rosenthal, Adams, Vallone, Rose, Rivera, Ayala and Eugene

 

A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to inspections for social adult day cares and senior centers

 

Be it enacted by the Council as follows:

    

Section 1. Chapter 15 of title 17 of the administrative code of the city of New York is amended by adding a new section 17-1506 to read as follows:

§ 17-1506 Inspections for social adult day cares and senior centers; reporting. a. For purposes of this section, the following terms have the following meanings:

Food service establishment.  The term “food service establishment” has the same meaning as such term is defined in section 81.03 of the New York City health code.

Senior center.  The term “senior center” has the same meaning as such term is defined in section 21-201.

Social adult day care.  The term “social adult day care” has the same meaning as such term is defined in section 21-201.

b. Each senior center and social adult day care that is a food service establishment shall be inspected by the department at least annually in accordance with article 81 of the New York City health code. 

c. Inspection results and any related information for each senior center and social adult day care shall be posted and updated as necessary on the department’s website. Such inspection results shall show such senior center and social adult day care’s degree of compliance with the provisions of the New York city health code, the state sanitary code and other applicable laws that require such establishments to operate in a sanitary manner so as to protect public health.

d. Beginning May 1, 2019, and by May 1 annually thereafter, the department shall submit a report to the mayor and the speaker of the city council regarding the department’s activities with respect to inspections of social adult day cares and senior centers that qualify as food service establishments. The report shall include the total number and the name of each social adult day care and senior center that qualify as a food service establishment, disaggregated by council district; the total number of such social adult day cares and senior centers inspected in the prior calendar year and information summarizing the results of such inspections, including but not limited to the number of violations cited, if any, and any required corrective action. The report shall also include the 10 most frequently cited violations during the prior calendar year for such social adult day cares and senior centers.

§ 2.  Chapter 2 of title 21 of the administrative code of the city of New York is amended by adding a new section 21-204.1 to read as follows:

§ 21-204.1 Inspections for social adult day cares and senior centers; reporting. a. The department shall provide the department of health and mental hygiene a list of all social adult day cares registered with the department and a list of all senior centers in the city on an annual basis and update the department of health and mental hygiene monthly of any changes to either list. 

b. The department shall make available on its website information about the inspections of senior centers and social adult day cares conducted by the department of health and mental hygiene pursuant to subdivision b of section 17-1506.

§ 3. This local law takes effect 180 days after it becomes law.

 

CCF / NJC

LS # 4463

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