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File #: Int 0618-2018    Version: Name: Distributing educational materials on drugs and opiates awareness and prevention to junior high and high school students.
Type: Introduction Status: Enacted
Committee: Committee on Mental Health, Disabilities and Addiction
On agenda: 3/7/2018
Enactment date: 6/26/2018 Law number: 2018/125
Title: A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to distributing educational materials on drugs and opiates awareness and prevention to middle and high school students
Sponsors: Justin L. Brannan, Robert F. Holden, Alicka Ampry-Samuel , Robert E. Cornegy, Jr., Stephen T. Levin, Ben Kallos, Carlina Rivera , I. Daneek Miller
Council Member Sponsors: 8
Summary: This bill would require the Department of Health and Mental Hygiene (DOHMH) to develop age appropriate educational materials on drug and opioid awareness and prevention. This legislation would also require the Department of Youth and Community Development and the Department of Education to distribute such materials to youth service programs and students, respectively.
Attachments: 1. Summary of Int. No. 618-A, 2. Summary of Int. No. 618, 3. Int. No. 618, 4. Committee Report 2/27/18, 5. Hearing Testimony 2/27/18, 6. Hearing Testimony 2/27/18 (Con't), 7. Hearing Transcript 2/27/18, 8. March 7, 2018 - Stated Meeting Agenda, 9. Proposed Int. No. 618-A - 6/1/18, 10. Committee Report 6/5/18, 11. Hearing Transcript 6/5/18, 12. Hearing Transcript - Stated Meeting 6-7-18, 13. Minutes of the Recessed Stated Meeting - June 7, 2018, 14. Fiscal Impact Statement, 15. Int. No. 618-A (FINAL), 16. Local Law 125, 17. Minutes of the Stated Meeting - June 7, 2018
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6/27/2018AJustin L. Brannan City Council Recved from Mayor by Council  Action details Meeting details Not available
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6/7/2018AJustin L. Brannan City Council Sent to Mayor by Council  Action details Meeting details Not available
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6/5/2018*Justin L. Brannan Committee on Mental Health, Disabilities and Addiction Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Meeting details Not available
6/5/2018*Justin L. Brannan Committee on Mental Health, Disabilities and Addiction Amendment Proposed by Comm  Action details Meeting details Not available
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3/7/2018*Justin L. Brannan City Council Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Meeting details Not available
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2/27/2018*Justin L. Brannan Committee on General Welfare P-C Item Laid Over by Comm  Action details Meeting details Not available
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Int. No. 618-A

 

By Council Members Brannan, Holden, Ampry-Samuel, Cornegy, Levin, Kallos, Rivera and Miller

 

A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to distributing educational materials on drugs and opiates awareness and prevention to middle and high school students

 

Be it enacted by the Council as follows:

Section 1. Chapter 1 of title 17 of the administrative code of the city of New York is amended by adding a new section 17-199.9 to read as follows:

§ 17-199.9 Educational materials on drugs and opiates awareness and prevention. a. Definitions. For the purposes of this section, the following terms have the following meanings:

DOE. The term “DOE” means the department of education.

DYCD. The term “DYCD” means the department of youth and community development.

b. The department shall develop age appropriate educational materials regarding drugs and opiates awareness and prevention.

c. Such materials shall be made available by the department to DYCD and DOE at the beginning of each calendar year.

d. The department shall make available such educational materials on the department’s website in English and in each of the designated citywide languages as defined in section 23-1101.

§ 2. Chapter 4 of title 21 of the administrative code of the city of New York is amended by adding a new section 21-410 to read as follows:

§ 21-410 Distribution of educational materials on drugs and opiates to youth services programs.

a. The department shall make available the educational materials on drugs and opiates awareness and prevention developed by the department of health and mental hygiene pursuant to section 17-199.9 to youth attending afterschool programs funded by the department for students in grades six to twelve.

b. The department shall ensure that such educational materials are available on the department’s website in English and in each of the designated citywide languages as defined in section 23-1101.

§ 3. Chapter 8 of Title 21-A of the administrative code of the city of New York is amended by adding a new section 21-969 to read as follows:

§ 21-969 Distribution of educational materials on drugs and opiates awareness and prevention. a. Definitions. For the purposes of this section, the following terms have the following meanings:

Middle and high school. The term “middle and high school” means any school of the city school district that contains any combination of grades from grade 6 through grade 12.

Student. The term "student" means any pupil under the age of 21 as of September 1 of the relevant academic year, who does not have a high school diploma and who is enrolled in grade 6 or higher.

b. Each academic year, the department shall make available educational materials on drugs and opiates awareness and prevention developed by the department of health and mental hygiene pursuant to section 17-199.9 to students at each middle and high school.

c. The department shall make available such educational materials in English and in each of the designated citywide languages as defined in section 23-1101 in each middle and high school and on the department’s website.

§ 4. This local law takes effect 90 days after it becomes law.

 

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