File #: Int 0557-2022    Version: * Name: Information about health care services.
Type: Introduction Status: Filed (End of Session)
Committee: Committee on Hospitals
On agenda: 6/16/2022
Enactment date: Law number:
Title: A Local Law in relation to information about health care services
Sponsors: Carlina Rivera , Robert F. Holden, Jennifer GutiƩrrez, Crystal Hudson, Pierina Ana Sanchez, Lynn C. Schulman
Council Member Sponsors: 6
Summary: The proposed legislation would require the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene to conduct an outreach campaign specifically, but not exclusively, targeting schools and senior centers, to inform New York City residents about the types of urgent care and emergency care facilities present in the City, and the kinds of services they generally provide.
Indexes: Sunset Date Applies
Attachments: 1. Summary of Int. No. 557, 2. Int. No. 557, 3. June 16, 2022 - Stated Meeting Agenda, 4. Hearing Transcript - Stated Meeting 6-16-22, 5. Minutes of the Stated Meeting - June 16, 2022

Int. No. 557


By Council Members Rivera, Holden, Gutiérrez, Hudson, Sanchez and Schulman


A Local Law in relation to information about health care services


Be it enacted by the Council as follows:


Section 1. a. Definitions. For the purposes of this section, the term “acute care facilities” means any facility that provides emergency care services or urgent care services, as defined under section 405.400 of title 42 of the United States code of federal regulations.

b. The department of health and mental hygiene shall conduct an outreach campaign to inform city residents about the types of acute care facilities in the city, and the differences between such acute care facilities. Such outreach campaign shall include, but not be limited to, schools and senior centers.

§ 2. This local law takes effect 120 days after it becomes law, and is deemed repealed two years after it becomes law.




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