File #: Int 0482-2022    Version: Name: Requiring the department of health and mental hygiene to provide information on polycystic ovary syndrome and endometriosis.
Type: Introduction Status: Laid Over in Committee
Committee: Committee on Health
On agenda: 6/2/2022
Enactment date: Law number:
Title: A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to requiring the department of health and mental hygiene to provide information on polycystic ovary syndrome and endometriosis
Sponsors: Farah N. Louis, Sandy Nurse, Shaun Abreu, Mercedes Narcisse, Marjorie Velázquez, Selvena N. Brooks-Powers, Diana I. Ayala, Carlina Rivera , Eric Dinowitz, Carmen N. De La Rosa, Julie Won, Crystal Hudson, Nantasha M. Williams
Council Member Sponsors: 13
Summary: This bill would require the Department of Health and Mental Hygiene to report on the number of individuals diagnosed with polycystic ovary syndrome and endometriosis at each hospital in the City, including the race or ethnicity and age group of such individuals broken down by percentage. The report would also include whether each hospital has staff specializing in polycystic ovary syndrome or endometriosis diagnosis and treatment, and if so, the total number of such staff.
Indexes: Report Required
Attachments: 1. Summary of Int. No. 482, 2. Int. No. 482, 3. June 2, 2022 - Stated Meeting Agenda, 4. Hearing Transcript - Stated Meeting 6-2-22, 5. Committee Report 6/29/22, 6. Hearing Testimony 6/29/22, 7. Proposed Int. No. 482-A - 8/4/22
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6/2/2022*Farah N. Louis City Council Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Meeting details Not available
6/2/2022*Farah N. Louis City Council Introduced by Council  Action details Meeting details Not available

Proposed Int. No. 482-A

 

By Council Members Louis, Nurse, Abreu, Narcisse, Velázquez, Brooks-Powers, Ayala, Rivera, Dinowitz, De La Rosa, Won, Hudson and Williams

 

A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to requiring the department of health and mental hygiene to provide information on polycystic ovary syndrome and endometriosis

 

Be it enacted by the Council as follows:

 

Section 1. Chapter 1 of title 17 of the administrative code of the city of New York is amended by adding a new section 17-199.3.2 to read as follows:

§ 17-199.3.2 Education on polycystic ovary syndrome and endometriosis. a. The department shall provide education on polycystic ovary syndrome and endometriosis by posting information on its website, which may include, but need not be limited to, the following:

1. The definitions and potential symptoms of polycystic ovary syndrome and endometriosis;

2. Information on how to seek diagnosis or treatment, including how to procure the care of a primary care physician; and

3. Data regarding the number of individuals who are diagnosed with polycystic ovary syndrome or endometriosis in the city, disaggregated by age, race, ethnicity, and zip code, to the extent such data is available to the department.

b. No later than March 1, 2023, and every year thereafter, the department shall submit a report to the mayor and the speaker of the council regarding education efforts on polycystic ovary syndrome and endometriosis conducted by the department.

§ 2. This local law takes effect 30 days after it becomes law.

 

 

 

 

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