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File #: Int 2242-2021    Version: * Name: Giving local residents priority for COVID-19 vaccination appointments at city vaccination sites and providing for the repeal of such provisions upon the expiration thereof.
Type: Introduction Status: Committee
Committee: Committee on Health
On agenda: 3/18/2021
Enactment date: Law number:
Title: A Local Law in relation to giving local residents priority for COVID-19 vaccination appointments at city vaccination sites and providing for the repeal of such provisions upon the expiration thereof
Sponsors: Mark Levine
Council Member Sponsors: 1
Summary: This bill would require that residents of the 15 zip codes closest to, and within the same borough as, each COVID-19 vaccine site operated by the Commissioner of Health and Mental Hygiene be given priority for at least 50 percent of the appointments at that site.
Indexes: Sunset Date Applies
Attachments: 1. Summary of Int. No. 2242, 2. Int. No. 2242, 3. March 18, 2021 - Stated Meeting Agenda with Links to Files, 4. Hearing Transcript - Stated Meeting 3-18-21

Int. No. 2242

 

By Council Member Levine

 

A Local Law in relation to giving local residents priority for COVID-19 vaccination appointments at city vaccination sites and providing for the repeal of such provisions upon the expiration thereof

 

Be it enacted by the Council as follows:

 

Section 1. a. Definitions. For purposes of this local law, the following terms have the following meanings:

City. The term “city” means the city of New York.

City vaccination site. The term “city vaccination site” means a location at which COVID-19 vaccinations are provided to the public that is operated in whole or in part by the department of health and mental hygiene.

COVID-19. The term “COVID-19” means the 2019 novel coronavirus or 2019-nCoV.

b. At each city vaccination site, residents of the 15 zip codes that are closest to such vaccination site and within the same borough as such vaccination site shall be given priority for at least 50 percent of the appointments to receive a COVID-19 vaccine.

§ 2. This local law takes effect 15 days after it becomes law and expires and is deemed repealed on June 30, 2022.

 

 

 

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