File #: Int 0478-2022    Version: Name: An outreach and education campaign on the benefits and services provided by doulas and midwives.
Type: Introduction Status: Enacted
Committee: Committee on Health
On agenda: 6/2/2022
Enactment date: 9/6/2022 Law number: 2022/086
Title: A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to an outreach and education campaign on the benefits and services provided by doulas and midwives
Sponsors: Crystal Hudson, Jennifer Gutiérrez, Farah N. Louis, Shahana K. Hanif, Selvena N. Brooks-Powers, Sandy Nurse, Darlene Mealy, Marjorie Velázquez, Carmen N. De La Rosa, Althea V. Stevens, Julie Menin, Nantasha M. Williams, Lynn C. Schulman, Eric Dinowitz, Amanda Farías, Pierina Ana Sanchez, Kristin Richardson Jordan, Tiffany Cabán, Kevin C. Riley, Alexa Avilés, Shaun Abreu, Lincoln Restler, Julie Won, Diana I. Ayala, Carlina Rivera , Christopher Marte, Mercedes Narcisse, James F. Gennaro, Adrienne E. Adams, (in conjunction with the Brooklyn Borough Presiden
Council Member Sponsors: 29
Summary: This bill would require an agency designated by the mayor to administer a public education program that informs the public regarding the services offered by doulas and midwives, the evidence-based benefits of such services and free and low-cost resources related to such services in the city. It would also require the administering agency to submit to the Mayor and Speaker of the City Council, and post online, by June 30, 2024, and by June 30 every five years thereafter, a report describing the methods of targeted outreach used to comply with this law.
Indexes: Report Required
Attachments: 1. Summary of Int. No. 478-A, 2. Summary of Int. No. 478, 3. Int. No. 478, 4. June 2, 2022 - Stated Meeting Agenda, 5. Hearing Transcript - Stated Meeting 6-2-22, 6. Minutes of the Stated Meeting - June 2, 2022, 7. Committee Report 6/29/22, 8. Hearing Testimony 6/29/22, 9. Hearing Transcript 6/29/22, 10. Proposed Int. No. 478-A - 8/4/22, 11. Committee Report 8/10/22, 12. Hearing Transcript 8/10/22, 13. Committee Report - Stated Meeting, 14. August 11, 2022 - Stated Meeting Agenda, 15. Hearing Transcript - Stated Meeting 8-11-22, 16. Int. No. 478-A (FINAL), 17. Fiscal Impact Statement, 18. Mayor's Letter, 19. Local Law 86, 20. Minutes of the Stated Meeting - August 11, 2022
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Int. No. 478-A

 

By Council Members Hudson, Gutiérrez, Louis, Hanif, Brooks-Powers, Nurse, Mealy, Velázquez, De La Rosa, Stevens, Menin, Williams, Schulman, Dinowitz, Farías, Sanchez, Richardson Jordan, Cabán, Riley, Avilés, Abreu, Restler, Won, Ayala, Rivera, Marte, Narcisse, Gennaro and The Speaker (Council Member Adams) (in conjunction with the Brooklyn Borough President)

 

A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to an outreach and education campaign on the benefits and services provided by doulas and midwives

 

Be it enacted by the Council as follows:

 

Section 1. Paragraphs 9 and 10 of subdivision b of section 3-119.6 of the administrative code of the city of New York, as amended by a local law of the city of New York for the year 2022, relating to education about city standards for respectful care at birth, as proposed in introduction number 86-A for the year 2022, are amended to read as follows:

9. (a) The city’s standards for respectful care at birth;

(b) Information regarding:

(1) The right to be free from discrimination in relation to pregnancy, childbirth or a related medical condition, as such right is provided by the city human rights law in chapter 1 of title 8;

(2) Reasonable workplace accommodations for persons who are pregnant or were recently pregnant and caregivers, including those guaranteed by the city human rights law;

(3) Rights for a person who is pregnant or was recently pregnant under: (i) the disability benefits law and the paid family leave benefits law, as described in article 9 of the workers compensation law; (ii) the earned safe and sick time act, as provided in chapter 8 of title 20; and (iii) subchapter 6 of chapter 12 of title 20; and

(4) How to access information published by the New York state department of health on appointing a health care proxy; [and]

10. The services offered by doulas, as such term is defined in section 17-199.10, and midwives, as such term is defined in section 17-199.17, the evidence-based benefits of such services, and free and low-cost resources related to such services in the city; and

11. Any other rights related to reproductive health care that the administering agency deems appropriate.

§ 2. Section 3-119.6 of the administrative code of the city of New York, as amended by a local law of the city of New York for the year 2022, relating to education about city standards for respectful care at birth, as proposed in introduction number 86-A for the year 2022, is amended by adding a new subdivision c to read as follows:

c. Reporting. No later than June 30, 2024 and by June 30 every five years thereafter, the administering agency shall submit to the mayor and speaker of the council, and post online, a report describing the methods of targeted outreach used to comply with paragraph 10 of subdivision b of this section.

§ 3. This local law takes effect on the same date that a local law amending the administrative code of the city of New York, relating to education about city standards for respectful care at birth, as proposed in introduction number 86-A for the year 2022, takes effect.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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