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File #: Int 2179-2020    Version: * Name: Increasing access to data and maternal mortality and morbidity.
Type: Introduction Status: Committee
Committee: Committee on Women and Gender Equity
On agenda: 12/10/2020
Enactment date: Law number:
Title: A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to increasing access to data and maternal mortality and morbidity
Sponsors: Farah N. Louis, Fernando Cabrera , Helen K. Rosenthal, Ben Kallos, Kalman Yeger , Adrienne E. Adams
Council Member Sponsors: 6
Summary: This bill would require the Department of Health and Mental Hygiene to post the annual Maternal Mortality and Morbidity report on its website.
Indexes: Report Required
Attachments: 1. Summary of Int. No. 2179, 2. Int. No. 2179, 3. December 10, 2020 - Stated Meeting Agenda with Links to Files, 4. Hearing Transcript - Stated Meeting 12-10-20, 5. Minutes of the Stated Meeting - December 10, 2020

Int. No. 2179

 

By Council Members Louis, Cabrera, Rosenthal, Kallos, Yeger and Adams

 

A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to increasing access to data and maternal mortality and morbidity

 

Be it enacted by the Council as follows:

 

Section 1. Subdivision b of section 17-199.3 of the administrative code of the city of New York, as amended by local law 188 of the year 2018, is amended to read as follows:

b. No later than September 30, 2019, and no later than September 30 annually thereafter, the department shall post on its website, submit to the speaker and publish in a machine-readable format in the annual summary of vital statistics the most recent calendar year data available regarding maternal mortality in New York City, to the extent such data is made available to the department, on an individual-person level, anonymized to comply with privacy considerations, including but not limited to the health insurance portability and accountability act (HIPAA), including, but not be limited to:

§ 2. This local law takes effect immediately.

 

 

 

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