File #: Int 0825-2022    Version: * Name: Report on the outreach and distribution of pre-exposure prophylaxis throughout the city of New York.
Type: Introduction Status: Committee
Committee: Committee on Health
On agenda: 11/22/2022
Enactment date: Law number:
Title: A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to a report on the outreach and distribution of pre-exposure prophylaxis throughout the city of New York
Sponsors: Chi A. Ossé, Crystal Hudson, Tiffany Cabán, Lynn C. Schulman, Kristin Richardson Jordan, Erik D. Bottcher, Julie Menin, Shahana K. Hanif, Lincoln Restler, Rita C. Joseph, Amanda Farías, Shekar Krishnan, Charles Barron, Marjorie Velázquez, Alexa Avilés, Gale A. Brewer, Nantasha M. Williams, Shaun Abreu, Farah N. Louis
Council Member Sponsors: 19
Summary: This bill would require the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene to report on the outreach and distribution of pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) medication utilized in HIV/AIDS prevention, including but not limited to, the number of individuals receiving PrEP or outreach on the availability of PrEP by gender, age group, sexual orientation, and race or ethnicity.
Indexes: Report Required
Attachments: 1. Summary of Int. No. 825, 2. Int. No. 825, 3. Hearing Transcript - Stated Meeting 11-22-22, 4. November 22, 2022 - Stated Meeting Agenda

Int. No. 825

 

By Council Members Ossé, Hudson, Cabán, Schulman, Richardson Jordan, Bottcher, Menin, Hanif, Restler, Joseph, Farías, Krishnan, Barron, Velázquez, Avilés, Brewer, Williams, Abreu and Louis

 

A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to a report on the outreach and distribution of pre-exposure prophylaxis throughout the city of New York

 

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 17-200.1 to read as follows:

§17-200.1 Report on the availability of pre-exposure prophylaxis. a. Definitions. As used in this section, the term “pre-exposure prophylaxis” means a daily dose medication approved by the food and drug administration to reduce the risk of contracting HIV. 

b. No later than September 1, 2023, and biannually thereafter, the commissioner,  in consultation with relevant providers, including but not limited to hospitals, clinics, and community-based organizations, shall submit to the mayor and the speaker of the council and post conspicuously on the department’s website a report regarding the outreach and distribution of pre-exposure prophylaxis. Such report shall include, but need not be limited to, the following anonymized information from each provider for the preceding reporting period:

1. The total number of individuals who received pre-exposure prophylaxis, including the age group, sexual orientation and race or ethnicity of such individuals by percentage;

2. The total number of individuals who received outreach relating to the availability of pre-exposure prophylaxis, including the age group, sexual orientation and race or ethnicity of such individuals by percentage;

3. The total number of staff administrating pre-exposure prophylaxis; and

4. The total number of staff conducting outreach relating to pre-exposure prophylaxis.

c. The report required pursuant to subdivision b of this section shall also include the following information for each community district:

1. The total number of individuals who received pre-exposure prophylaxis, including the age group, sexual orientation, and race or ethnicity of such individuals by percentage;

2. The total number of individuals who received outreach for pre-exposure prophylaxis, including the age group, sexual orientation, and race or ethnicity of such individuals by percentage; and

3. The borough where such community district is located.

d. Confidentiality. The commissioner shall report the information required by subdivisions b and c of this section in a manner that does not jeopardize the confidentiality of persons receiving pre-exposure prophylaxis.

§ 2. This local law takes effect immediately.

 

 

 

 

 

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