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File #: Int 2254-2021    Version: * Name: Text message hotline for survivors of domestic and gender-based violence.
Type: Introduction Status: Committee
Committee: Committee on Women and Gender Equity
On agenda: 4/22/2021
Enactment date: Law number:
Title: A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to a text message hotline for survivors of domestic and gender-based violence
Sponsors: Justin L. Brannan
Council Member Sponsors: 1
Summary: This bill would require the Mayor’s Office to End Domestic and Gender-Based Violence to implement a text messaging system for providing its hotline services. The text message communications would remain confidential.
Attachments: 1. Summary of Int. No. 2254, 2. Int. No. 2254, 3. April 22, 2021 - Stated Meeting Agenda with Links to Files, 4. Hearing Transcript - Stated Meeting 4-22-21, 5. Minutes of the Stated Meeting - April 22, 2021

Int. No. 2254

 

By Council Member Brannan

 

A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to a text message hotline for survivors of domestic and gender-based violence

 

Be it enacted by the Council as follows:

 

Section 1. Chapter 1 of title 3 of the administrative code of the city of New York is amended by adding a new section 3-174 to read as follows:

§ 3-174 Text message hotline. The office shall implement a system to provide domestic and gender-based violence hotline services by text message. Such text message communications shall remain confidential.

§ 2. This local law takes effect 120 days after it becomes local law except that the director of the office to end domestic and gender-based violence may take such measures as are necessary for its implementation before such date.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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