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File #: Int 1662-2019    Version: * Name: Training and inspections regarding lactation rooms.
Type: Introduction Status: Laid Over in Committee
Committee: Committee on Women and Gender Equity
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 training and inspections regarding lactation rooms
Sponsors: Robert E. Cornegy, Jr., Stephen T. Levin, Laurie A. Cumbo, Ben Kallos, Alicka Ampry-Samuel , Adrienne E. Adams, Diana Ayala , Brad S. Lander, Farah N. Louis, Justin L. Brannan, (by request of the Brooklyn Borough President)
Council Member Sponsors: 10
Summary: This bill would require the Department of Health and Mental Hygiene to provide mandatory annual training to staff at locations required to make lactation rooms available, including protocols for providing access to the rooms and cleaning and maintaining them. In addition, the Department would be required to inspect the lactation rooms at least quarterly for cleanliness, safety and accessibility.
Attachments: 1. Summary of Int. No. 1662, 2. Int. No. 1662, 3. August 14, 2019 - Stated Meeting Agenda with Links to Files, 4. Hearing Transcript - Stated Meeting 8-14-19, 5. Minutes of the Stated Meeting - August 14, 2019, 6. Committee Report 10/28/20, 7. Hearing Testimony 10/28/20, 8. Hearing Transcript 10/28/20
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10/28/2020*Robert E. Cornegy, Jr. Committee on Health Laid Over by Committee  Action details Meeting details Not available
10/28/2020*Robert E. Cornegy, Jr. Committee on Health Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Meeting details Not available
10/28/2020*Robert E. Cornegy, Jr. Committee on Women and Gender Equity Laid Over by Committee  Action details Meeting details Not available
10/28/2020*Robert E. Cornegy, Jr. Committee on Women and Gender Equity Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Meeting details Not available
8/14/2019*Robert E. Cornegy, Jr. City Council Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Meeting details Not available
8/14/2019*Robert E. Cornegy, Jr. City Council Introduced by Council  Action details Meeting details Not available

Int. No. 1662

 

By Council Members Cornegy, Levin, Cumbo, Kallos, Ampry-Samuel, Adams, Ayala, Lander, Louis and Brannan (by request of the Brooklyn Borough President)

 

A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to training and inspections regarding lactation rooms

 

Be it enacted by the Council as follows:

Section 1. Subdivision f of section 17-199.1 of the administrative code of the city of New York, as added by local law number 94 for the year 2016 and renumbered by local law number 184 for the year 2018, is amended to read as follows:

[f.] h. The department may promulgate rules to implement the provisions of this section including, but not limited to, establishing training programs for staff working at locations required to make a lactation room available pursuant to [subdivision b] this section, and providing guidelines concerning the location of a lactation room.

§ 2. Section 17-199.1 of the administrative code of the city of New York is amended by adding new subdivisions f and g to read as follows:

f. The department shall provide mandatory training to all staff members working at each location required to make a lactation room available pursuant to this section. Such training shall be provided no less frequently than annually and shall include, but need not be limited to, protocols for making such lactation rooms available to individuals who request to use them and cleaning and maintaining such lactation rooms.

g. The department shall conduct an inspection of every lactation room required to be made available pursuant to this section. Such inspections shall be conducted no less frequently than quarterly and shall assess the cleanliness, safety and accessibility of such lactation rooms.

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

 

 

NAB

LS # 10545/10566/10573/10574

8/9/19