File #: Int 0610-2022    Version: * Name: Requiring the Department of Education to provide information on the new National Suicide Prevention Hotline and other related resources.
Type: Introduction Status: Laid Over in Committee
Committee: Committee on Education
On agenda: 8/11/2022
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 Education to provide information on the new National Suicide Prevention Hotline and other related resources
Sponsors: Erik D. Bottcher, Rita C. Joseph, Linda Lee, Eric Dinowitz, Gale A. Brewer, Julie Menin, Selvena N. Brooks-Powers, Lincoln Restler, Shahana K. Hanif, Sandra Ung, Julie Won, Sandy Nurse, Jennifer Gutiérrez, Marjorie Velázquez, Althea V. Stevens, Chi A. Ossé, Alexa Avilés, Nantasha M. Williams, James F. Gennaro, Shekar Krishnan, Lynn C. Schulman, Kamillah Hanks, Shaun Abreu, Pierina Ana Sanchez, Justin L. Brannan, Carmen N. De La Rosa, Mercedes Narcisse
Council Member Sponsors: 27
Summary: This bill would require the DOE to distribute information to students on the new National Suicide Prevention Hotline number, 988, which goes live in July 2022 and other related suicide prevention resources it deems important for students.
Attachments: 1. Summary of Int. No. 610, 2. Int. No. 610, 3. August 11, 2022 - Stated Meeting Agenda, 4. Hearing Transcript - Stated Meeting 8-11-22, 5. Committee Report 9/21/22, 6. Hearing Testimony 9/21/22
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9/21/2022*Erik D. Bottcher Committee on Education Laid Over by Committee  Action details Meeting details Not available
8/11/2022*Erik D. Bottcher City Council Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Meeting details Not available
8/11/2022*Erik D. Bottcher City Council Introduced by Council  Action details Meeting details Not available

Int. No. 610

 

By Council Members Bottcher, Joseph, Lee, Dinowitz, Brewer, Menin, Brooks-Powers, Restler, Hanif, Ung, Won, Nurse, Gutiérrez, Velázquez, Stevens, Ossé, Avilés, Williams, Gennaro, Krishnan, Schulman, Hanks, Abreu, Sanchez, Brannan, De La Rosa and Narcisse

 

A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to requiring the Department of Education to provide information on the new National Suicide Prevention Hotline and other related resources

 

Be it enacted by the Council as follows:

 

Section 1. Title 21-A of the administrative code of the city of New York is amended by adding a new chapter 29 to read as follows:

Chapter 29. Distribution of Information Regarding Suicide Prevention

§ 21-2901 Distribution of information regarding suicide prevention. a. Definitions. For purposes of this section, the term “school” means a school of the city school district of the city of New York.

b. No later than September 1, 2022, and annually thereafter, the department shall distribute to each school to be shared with every student of such school, the following information in writing, in hard copy or electronically if availability of similar documents occurs electronically, using plain and simple language:

1. The national suicide prevention lifeline number;

2. Information about what is suicide, warning signs and risk factors; and

3. Any other information that the department deems relevant.

§ 2. This local law takes effect immediately.

 

 

 

MMB

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4/28/22; 9:13 a.m.