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File #: Int 0392-2006    Version: * Name: Requiring the department of homeless services to conduct an annual survey of the unsheltered homeless population citywide.
Type: Introduction Status: Filed
Committee: Committee on General Welfare
On agenda: 7/19/2006
Enactment date: Law number:
Title: A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to requiring the department of homeless services to conduct an annual survey of the unsheltered homeless population citywide
Sponsors: Christine C. Quinn, Bill De Blasio, Maria Baez, Gale A. Brewer, Leroy G. Comrie, Jr., Lewis A. Fidler, James F. Gennaro, Vincent J. Gentile, Sara M. Gonzalez, Letitia James, G. Oliver Koppell, Darlene Mealy, Rosie Mendez, Michael C. Nelson, Annabel Palma, Larry B. Seabrook, James Vacca, Albert Vann, David I. Weprin, Alan J. Gerson, Melissa Mark-Viverito
Council Member Sponsors: 21
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12/31/2009*Christine C. Quinn City Council Filed (End of Session)  Action details Meeting details Not available
7/19/2006*Christine C. Quinn City Council Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Meeting details Not available
7/19/2006*Christine C. Quinn City Council Introduced by Council  Action details Meeting details Not available

Int. No. 392

 

By The Speaker (Council Member Quinn) and Council Members de Blasio, Baez, Brewer, Comrie, Fidler, Gennaro, Gentile, Gonzalez, James, Koppell, Mealy, Mendez, Nelson, Palma, Seabrook, Vacca, Vann, Weprin, Gerson and Mark-Viverito.

 

A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to requiring the department of homeless services to conduct an annual survey of the unsheltered homeless population citywide

 

Be it enacted by the Council as follows:

Section 1. Chapter three of title 21 of the administrative code of the city of New York is hereby amended by adding a new section 21-316 to read as follows:

§21-316.  Annual survey of unsheltered homeless persons.  a. Between July 1 and October 31 of every year, the department shall conduct a survey of unsheltered homeless persons living throughout New York city.

b. No later than ninety days after conducting the annual survey required by subdivision a of this section, the department shall submit to the city council and post on its website a report, which shall, at a minimum, include the following information:

1.  a detailed, complete explanation of the methodology used to conduct the survey; and

2. an actual count of unsheltered homeless persons identified during the survey and an estimate of the total number of unsheltered homeless persons living throughout New York city, disaggregated:

i. by location where the persons are living;

ii. by borough; and

iii. by community district.   

§2.  This local law shall take effect immediately upon its enactment.  

 

L.S. 1380

J.D.S.  

7.7.06