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File #: Int 2132-2020    Version: * Name: Requiring signage in shelters regarding feminine hygiene products.
Type: Introduction Status: Committee
Committee: Committee on Women and Gender Equity
On agenda: 10/15/2020
Enactment date: Law number:
Title: A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to requiring signage in shelters regarding feminine hygiene products
Sponsors: Helen K. Rosenthal, Ben Kallos, Adrienne E. Adams, Margaret S. Chin
Council Member Sponsors: 4
Summary: This bill would require temporary shelters to post signs informing shelter residents of the availability of feminine hygiene products. Signage would be placed in a conspicuous location, accessible to all residents, in the designated citywide languages.
Indexes: Agency Rule-making Required
Attachments: 1. Summary of Int. No. 2132, 2. Int. No. 2132, 3. October 15, 2020 - Stated Meeting Agenda with Links to Files, 4. Hearing Transcript - Stated Meeting 10-15-20, 5. Minutes of the Stated Meeting - October 15, 2020

Int. No. 2132

 

By Council Members Rosenthal, Kallos, Adams and Chin

 

A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to requiring signage in shelters regarding feminine hygiene products

 

Be it enacted by the Council as follows:

Section 1. Section 12-207 of the administrative code of the city of New York is amended by adding a new subdivision c to read as follows:

c. Signage in temporary shelters regarding feminine hygiene products. Each temporary shelter subject to subdivision b shall place signage informing the residents of such shelter of the availability of feminine hygiene products. Such signage shall be in a conspicuous location, visible to all residents, in the designated citywide languages, as defined in section 23-1101. The signage’s size, style and content shall be determined in accordance with rules promulgated by the commissioner of social services.

§ 2. This local law takes effect 60 days after it becomes law.

                     

 

 

 

 

 

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LS #14490                     

9/21/20