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File #: Int 0187-2004    Version: * Name: Providing an analysis of the effect of the WTC attacks on public health.
Type: Introduction Status: Filed
Committee: Committee on Health
On agenda: 2/26/2004
Enactment date: Law number:
Title: A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to providing an analysis of the effect of the World Trade Center attacks on public health.
Sponsors: Alan J. Gerson, Tony Avella, Leroy G. Comrie, Jr., G. Oliver Koppell, Miguel Martinez, Michael C. Nelson, Albert Vann, David I. Weprin, Yvette D. Clarke, Christine C. Quinn, Robert Jackson, James F. Gennaro
Council Member Sponsors: 12

Int. No. 187

 

By Council Members Gerson, Avella, Comrie, Koppell, Martinez, Nelson, Vann, Weprin, Clarke, Quinn, Jackson and Gennaro

 

A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to providing an analysis of the effect of the World Trade Center attacks on public health.

 

Be it enacted by the Council as follows:

 

Section 1.  Title 17 of the administrative code of the city of New York is hereby amended by adding a new section 17-112.1 to read as follows:

17-112.1 Monitoring the effect of the World Trade Center attacks on the health of lower Manhattan residents, workers and schoolchildren. Commencing six months after the effective date of the local law that added this section and every six months thereafter, the department shall submit to the mayor and the council a report summarizing the effect of the September 11, 2001 attacks on the World Trade Center on the health of individuals who reside, work or attend school south of fourteenth street in the borough of Manhattan of the city of New York. Such report shall include, but not be limited to, the effect on cardiopulmonary, respiratory and auto-immune health, and the presence of any clusters of health conditions related thereto.

§ 2.  This local law shall take effect immediately.