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File #: Int 1650-2019    Version: Name: Provision of information regarding the health bucks program and farmers’ markets.
Type: Introduction Status: Enacted (Mayor's Desk for Signature)
Committee: Committee on General Welfare
On agenda: 8/14/2019
Enactment date: Law number:
Title: A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to the provision of information regarding the health bucks program and farmers' markets
Sponsors: Adrienne E. Adams, Ben Kallos, Diana Ayala , Vanessa L. Gibson, Brad S. Lander, Carlina Rivera , Costa G. Constantinides, Keith Powers , Antonio Reynoso, Fernando Cabrera , Donovan J. Richards, Karen Koslowitz, Justin L. Brannan, Margaret S. Chin, Ritchie J. Torres, Ydanis A. Rodriguez, Andrew Cohen, James G. Van Bramer, Helen K. Rosenthal, Daniel Dromm , Robert F. Holden, Paul A. Vallone, Mark Levine, Kalman Yeger , Mark Gjonaj , Bill Perkins, Barry S. Grodenchik, Rafael Salamanca, Jr., Mark Treyger, Robert E. Cornegy, Jr., Mathieu Eugene, Stephen T. Levin, Chaim M. Deutsch, Inez D. Barron, Alan N. Maisel, Laurie A. Cumbo, Francisco P. Moya, Rory I. Lancman, Deborah L. Rose, Alicka Ampry-Samuel , I. Daneek Miller, Carlos Menchaca, Peter A. Koo, Andy L. King, Eric A. Ulrich
Council Member Sponsors: 45
Summary: This bill would require the Human Resources Administration to provide information about the Health Bucks program and farmers’ markets in the city to all individuals who receive or apply to receive supplemental nutrition assistance program benefits.
Attachments: 1. Summary of Int. No. 1650-A, 2. Summary of Int. No. 1650, 3. Int. No. 1650, 4. August 14, 2019 - Stated Meeting Agenda with Links to Files, 5. Hearing Transcript - Stated Meeting 8-14-19, 6. Minutes of the Stated Meeting - August 14, 2019, 7. Committee Report 9/18/19, 8. Report - Growing Food Equity in New York City, 9. Hearing Testimony 9/18/19, 10. Hearing Transcript 9/18/19, 11. Proposed Int. No. 1650-A - 2/6/20, 12. Committee Report 2/10/20, 13. Hearing Transcript 2/10/20, 14. February 11, 2020 - Stated Meeting Agenda with Links to Files, 15. Int. No. 1650-A (FINAL), 16. Fiscal Impact Statement, 17. Hearing Transcript - Stated Meeting 2-11-20
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2/11/2020AAdrienne E. Adams City Council Sent to Mayor by Council  Action details Meeting details Not available
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2/10/2020*Adrienne E. Adams Committee on General Welfare Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Meeting details Not available
2/10/2020*Adrienne E. Adams Committee on General Welfare Amendment Proposed by Comm  Action details Meeting details Not available
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2/10/2020AAdrienne E. Adams Committee on General Welfare Approved by CommitteePass Action details Meeting details Not available
9/18/2019*Adrienne E. Adams Committee on Education Laid Over by Committee  Action details Meeting details Not available
9/18/2019*Adrienne E. Adams Committee on Education Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Meeting details Not available
9/18/2019*Adrienne E. Adams Committee on Economic Development Laid Over by Committee  Action details Meeting details Not available
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8/14/2019*Adrienne E. Adams City Council Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Meeting details Not available
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Int. No. 1650-A

 

By Council Members Adams, Kallos, Ayala, Gibson, Lander, Rivera, Constantinides, Powers, Reynoso, Cabrera, Richards, Koslowitz, Brannan, Chin, Torres, Rodriguez, Cohen, Van Bramer, Rosenthal, Dromm, Holden, Vallone, Levine, Yeger, Gjonaj, Perkins, Grodenchik, Salamanca, Treyger, Cornegy, Eugene, Levin, Deutsch, Barron, Maisel, Cumbo, Moya, Lancman, Rose, Ampry-Samuel, Miller, Menchaca, Koo, King and Ulrich

 

A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to the provision of information regarding the health bucks program and farmers’ markets

 

Be it enacted by the Council as follows:

 

Section 1. Chapter 1 of title 21 of the administrative code of the city of New York is amended by adding a new section 21-131.2 to read as follows:

§ 21-131.2 Information regarding health bucks and farmers’ markets. a. Definitions. For purposes of this section, the term “health bucks” means coupons issued by the department of health and mental hygiene that are redeemable for fruits and vegetables at farmers’ markets in the city.

b. The department, in collaboration with the department of health and mental hygiene, shall provide information regarding health bucks and farmers’ markets in the city to individuals who receive or apply to receive supplemental nutrition assistance program benefits. Such information may be provided on paper or electronically and shall include, but need not be limited to, how to receive health bucks, how health bucks may be spent and the location of farmers’ markets in the city.

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

 

 

 

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