File #: Int 0672-2022    Version: Name: Aging In Place Package - Cultural programming relevant to prevalent spoken languages at older adult centers.
Type: Introduction Status: Enacted (Mayor's Desk for Signature)
Committee: Committee on Aging
On agenda: 9/14/2022
Enactment date: Law number:
Title: A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to cultural programming relevant to prevalent spoken languages at older adult centers
Sponsors: Crystal Hudson, Linda Lee, Lynn C. Schulman, Kristin Richardson Jordan, Gale A. Brewer, Alexa Avilés, Julie Menin, Farah N. Louis, Eric Dinowitz, Shahana K. Hanif, Pierina Ana Sanchez, Lincoln Restler, Marjorie Velázquez, Charles Barron, Althea V. Stevens, Julie Won, Shekar Krishnan, Jennifer Gutiérrez, Mercedes Narcisse, Carmen N. De La Rosa, Shaun Abreu, Chi A. Ossé, Tiffany Cabán, Sandy Nurse, Rita C. Joseph, Erik D. Bottcher, Selvena N. Brooks-Powers, Amanda Farías, Sandra Ung, Kevin C. Riley, Justin L. Brannan, Keith Powers , Nantasha M. Williams, Carlina Rivera , James F. Gennaro, Vickie Paladino
Council Member Sponsors: 36
Summary: The proposed bill would require the Department for the Aging (DFTA) to identify the communities served by each older adult center and the prevalent spoken languages of each such community, and to notify each older adult center of such prevalent spoken languages at least once annually. The bill also directs DFTA to require each older adult center to develop and conduct programming in each prevalent spoken language of each such center.
Indexes: Agency Rule-making Required
Attachments: 1. Summary of Int. No. 672-A, 2. Summary of Int. No. 672, 3. Int. No. 672, 4. Committee Report 9/7/22, 5. Hearing Testimony 9/7/22, 6. Hearing Transcript 9/7/22, 7. September 14, 2022 - Stated Meeting Agenda, 8. Hearing Transcript - Stated Meeting 9-14-22, 9. Minutes of the Stated Meeting - September 14, 2022, 10. Proposed Int. No. 672-A - 1/12/23, 11. Committee Report 1/18/23, 12. Hearing Transcript 1/18/23, 13. Committee Report - Stated Meeting, 14. January 19, 2023 - Stated Meeting Agenda, 15. Fiscal Impact Statement, 16. Hearing Transcript - Stated Meeting 1-19-23
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1/18/2023*Crystal Hudson Committee on Aging Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Meeting details Not available
1/18/2023*Crystal Hudson Committee on Aging Amendment Proposed by Comm  Action details Meeting details Not available
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9/14/2022*Crystal Hudson City Council Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Meeting details Not available
9/14/2022*Crystal Hudson City Council Introduced by Council  Action details Meeting details Not available
9/7/2022*Crystal Hudson Committee on Aging Hearing on P-C Item by Comm  Action details Meeting details Not available
9/7/2022*Crystal Hudson Committee on Aging P-C Item Laid Over by Comm  Action details Meeting details Not available

Int. No. 672-A

 

By Council Members Hudson, Lee, Schulman, Richardson Jordan, Brewer, Avilés, Menin, Louis, Dinowitz, Hanif, Sanchez, Restler, Velázquez, Barron, Stevens, Won, Krishnan, Gutiérrez, Narcisse, De La Rosa, Abreu, Ossé, Cabán, Nurse, Joseph, Bottcher, Brooks-Powers, Farías, Ung, Riley, Brannan, Powers, Williams, Rivera, Gennaro and Paladino

 

A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to cultural programming relevant to prevalent spoken languages at older adult centers

 

Be it enacted by the Council as follows:

 

Section 1. Chapter 2 of title 21 of the administrative code of the city of New York is amended by adding a new section 21-210 to read as follows:

§ 21-210 Cultural programming relevant to prevalent spoken languages at older adult centers. a. Definitions. For purposes of this section, the following terms have the following meanings:

Older adult. The term “older adult” means a person 60 years of age or older.

Older adult center. The term “older adult center” means a facility, other than a social adult day care, operated by a person pursuant to a contract with the department to provide services to older adults on a regular basis including, but not limited to meals, recreation, and counseling.

Prevalent spoken language. The term “prevalent spoken language” means a language, other than English, spoken by 20 percent or more of older adults.

b. The department shall identify the communities served by each older adult center and the prevalent spoken languages of such communities, and notify each such center of such prevalent spoken languages at least once annually.

c. The department shall require each older adult center to develop and conduct programming in each prevalent spoken language of such center as identified pursuant to subdivision b of this section. Such programming shall consider the cultural and ethnic background that relates to each prevalent spoken language.

§ 2. This local law shall take effect 120 days after it becomes law.

 

 

 

 

 

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