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File #: Int 0744-2018    Version: Name: Requiring the FDNY to report on emergency medical services divisions and station.
Type: Introduction Status: Enacted
Committee: Committee on Fire and Emergency Management
On agenda: 4/11/2018
Enactment date: 12/29/2018 Law number: 2019/007
Title: A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to requiring the fire department to report on emergency medical services divisions and stations
Sponsors: Joseph C. Borelli, Alicka Ampry-Samuel , Justin L. Brannan, Ben Kallos, Robert F. Holden, Stephen T. Levin
Council Member Sponsors: 6
Summary: This bill would require the Fire Department (FDNY) to report to the Council on the staffing ratios, by division, of FDNY emergency medical services (EMS) supervising officers to FDNY EMS stations. The reporting requirement would be repealed five years after it becomes law.
Indexes: Report Required, Sunset Date Applies
Attachments: 1. Summary of Int. No. 744-A, 2. Summary of Int. No. 744, 3. Int. No. 744, 4. April 11, 2018 - Stated Meeting Agenda, 5. Hearing Transcript - Stated Meeting 4-11-18, 6. Committee Report 4/30/18, 7. Hearing Testimony 4/30/18, 8. Hearing Transcript 4/30/18, 9. Proposed Int. No. 744-A - 11/30/18, 10. Committee Report 11/27/18, 11. Hearing Transcript 11/27/18, 12. November 28, 2018 - Stated Meeting Agenda with Links to Files, 13. Hearing Transcript - Stated Meeting 11-28-18, 14. Minutes of the Stated Meeting - November 28, 2018, 15. Int. No. 744-A (FINAL), 16. Fiscal Impact Statement, 17. Legislative Documents - Letter to the Mayor, 18. Local Law 7
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1/2/2019AJoseph C. Borelli City Council Returned Unsigned by Mayor  Action details Meeting details Not available
12/29/2018AJoseph C. Borelli Administration City Charter Rule Adopted  Action details Meeting details Not available
11/28/2018AJoseph C. Borelli City Council Sent to Mayor by Council  Action details Meeting details Not available
11/28/2018AJoseph C. Borelli City Council Approved by CouncilPass Action details Meeting details Not available
11/27/2018*Joseph C. Borelli Committee on Fire and Emergency Management Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Meeting details Not available
11/27/2018*Joseph C. Borelli Committee on Fire and Emergency Management Amendment Proposed by Comm  Action details Meeting details Not available
11/27/2018*Joseph C. Borelli Committee on Fire and Emergency Management Amended by Committee  Action details Meeting details Not available
11/27/2018AJoseph C. Borelli Committee on Fire and Emergency Management Approved by CommitteePass Action details Meeting details Not available
4/30/2018*Joseph C. Borelli Committee on Fire and Emergency Management Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Meeting details Not available
4/30/2018*Joseph C. Borelli Committee on Fire and Emergency Management Laid Over by Committee  Action details Meeting details Not available
4/11/2018*Joseph C. Borelli City Council Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Meeting details Not available
4/11/2018*Joseph C. Borelli City Council Introduced by Council  Action details Meeting details Not available

Int. No. 744-A

 

By Council Members Borelli, Ampry-Samuel, Brannan, Kallos, Holden and Levin

 

A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to requiring the fire department to report on emergency medical services divisions and stations

 

Be it enacted by the Council as follows:

 

Section 1. Chapter 1 of title 15 of the administrative code of the city of New York is amended by adding a new section 15-137 to read as follows: 

§ 15-137 Report on emergency medical services supervisor to emergency medical services station staffing ratios.

a. Definitions. For purposes of this section, the following terms have the following meanings:

Emergency medical services. The term “emergency medical services” means the services provided by the bureau of emergency medical services within the department.

Emergency medical services division. The term “emergency medical services division” means a collection of several emergency medical services stations, provided that if a division extends to two or more boroughs, the department shall report the information set forth below separately for each such borough.

Emergency medical services station. The term “emergency medical services station” means a location that houses ambulances, or other emergency vehicles, and emergency medical services staff.

Emergency medical services unit. The term “emergency medical services unit” means an individual ambulance or other emergency vehicle staffed by department personnel.

b. No later than January 1, 2019, and at the beginning of each subsequent quarter, the department shall submit to the council a report on emergency medical services divisions and stations.

c. Such report shall include, but need not be limited to, the following information:

1. The assigned number of each emergency medical services division and the general geographic area each such division covers;

2. The assigned number of each emergency medical services station within each emergency medical services division, the geographic area each such emergency medical services station covers, including any formal and commonly known names and the area in square miles, and the number of department personnel assigned to each such emergency medical services station;

3. The total number of emergency medical services units within each emergency medical services station;

4. The total number of designated emergency medical services supervising officers for each emergency medical services station within each emergency medical services division; and

5. For each emergency medical services division, the ratio of emergency medical services supervising officers to emergency medical services stations within each such division.

§ 2. This local law takes effect immediately and is deemed repealed 5 years after it becomes law.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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