File #: Int 0093-2024    Version: Name: Requiring the department of health and mental hygiene to develop a healthy nyc population health agenda.
Type: Introduction Status: Enacted
Committee: Committee on Health
On agenda: 2/8/2024
Enactment date: 3/9/2024 Law number: 2024/046
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 develop a citywide population health agenda
Sponsors: Lynn C. Schulman, Mercedes Narcisse, James F. Gennaro, Julie Menin, Shekar Krishnan, Linda Lee, Kristy Marmorato, Keith Powers , Kevin C. Riley, Eric Dinowitz, Christopher Marte, Julie Won, Carmen N. De La Rosa, Rita C. Joseph, Crystal Hudson, Farah N. Louis, Joann Ariola , Amanda Farías, Carlina Rivera , Justin L. Brannan, Joseph C. Borelli, Oswald Feliz, Jennifer Gutiérrez, Pierina Ana Sanchez, Gale A. Brewer, David M. Carr, Tiffany Cabán, Erik D. Bottcher, Sandy Nurse, Yusef Salaam, Shahana K. Hanif, Selvena N. Brooks-Powers, Diana I. Ayala, Nantasha M. Williams, Darlene Mealy
Council Member Sponsors: 35
Summary: This bill would require the Department of Health and Mental Hygiene (DOHMH) to develop a 5-year population health agenda for the purpose of improving public health outcomes, addressing health disparities, and improving quality of and access to health care for New Yorkers to increase life expectancy and improve health. This bill would also require DOHMH to submit such agenda to the Mayor, the Speaker of the Council, and post on the department’s website.
Indexes: Report Required
Attachments: 1. Summary of Int. No. 93-A, 2. Summary of Int. No. 93, 3. Int. No. 93, 4. Hearing Testimony 11/17/23, 5. Committee Report 1/31/24, 6. Hearing Testimony 1/31/24, 7. Hearing Transcript 1/31/24, 8. Proposed Int. No. 93-A - 2/2/24, 9. Committee Report 2/8/24, 10. Hearing Transcript 2/8/24, 11. Committee Report - Stated Meeting, 12. February 8, 2024 - Stated Meeting Agenda, 13. Fiscal Impact Statement, 14. Hearing Transcript - Stated Meeting 2-8-24
Date Ver.Prime SponsorAction ByActionResultAction DetailsMeeting DetailsMultimedia
3/11/2024ALynn C. Schulman City Council Returned Unsigned by Mayor  Action details Meeting details Not available
3/9/2024ALynn C. Schulman Administration City Charter Rule Adopted  Action details Meeting details Not available
2/8/2024ALynn C. Schulman City Council Sent to Mayor by Council  Action details Meeting details Not available
2/8/2024ALynn C. Schulman City Council Approved by CouncilPass Action details Meeting details Not available
2/8/2024ALynn C. Schulman City Council Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Meeting details Not available
2/8/2024*Lynn C. Schulman City Council Introduced by Council  Action details Meeting details Not available
2/8/2024*Lynn C. Schulman Committee on Health Hearing on P-C Item by Comm  Action details Meeting details Not available
2/8/2024ALynn C. Schulman Committee on Health P-C Item Approved by CommPass Action details Meeting details Not available
2/8/2024*Lynn C. Schulman Committee on Health Amendment Proposed by Comm  Action details Meeting details Not available
2/8/2024*Lynn C. Schulman Committee on Health Amended by Committee  Action details Meeting details Not available
1/31/2024*Lynn C. Schulman Committee on Health Hearing on P-C Item by Comm  Action details Meeting details Not available
1/31/2024*Lynn C. Schulman Committee on Health P-C Item Laid Over by Comm  Action details Meeting details Not available

Preconsidered Int. No. 93-A

 

By Council Members Schulman, Narcisse, Gennaro, Menin, Krishnan, Lee, Marmorato, Riley, Powers, Dinowitz, Marte, Won, De La Rosa, Joseph, Hudson, Louis, Ariola, Farías, Rivera, Brannan, Borelli, Feliz, Gutiérrez, Sanchez, Brewer, Carr, Cabán, Bottcher, Nurse, Salaam, Hanif, Brooks-Powers, Ayala, Williams and Mealy

 

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 develop a citywide population health agenda

 

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 17-199.25 to read as follows:

§ 17-199.25 Citywide population health agenda. a. The department shall develop a citywide population health agenda for the purpose of improving public health outcomes, addressing health disparities, and improving quality of and access to health care for New Yorkers to increase life expectancy and improve health. In developing such agenda, the department shall consult or seek input from relevant stakeholders, public health experts, and any other persons the commissioner deems relevant. At minimum, the department shall identify in such agenda its population health goals for the next 5 years and strategies for achieving such goals. No later than September 30, 2028, and every 5 years thereafter, the commissioner shall submit such agenda to the mayor and the speaker of the council and post such agenda on the department’s website. 

b. No later than September 30, 2029, and annually thereafter no later than September 30 of any year in which a citywide population health agenda is not required to be submitted pursuant to subdivision a of this section, the commissioner shall submit to the mayor and the speaker of the council, and post on the department’s website, a comprehensive report that describes the department’s progress toward achieving the goals identified in the most recently submitted agenda.

§ 2.  No later than September 30, 2024, and annually thereafter no later than September 30 of any year until September 30, 2027, the commissioner of health and mental hygiene shall submit to the mayor and the speaker of the council, and post on the department’s website, a comprehensive report that describes the department of health and mental hygiene’s progress toward achieving the goals identified in the HealthyNYC population health agenda released November 1, 2023. 

§ 3. This local law takes effect immediately.

 

 

 

 

 

 

SOS/CP

LS #11916/Int. No. 1248-2023

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