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File #: Int 0094-2010    Version: * Name: Creation of a division of LGBT youth services within the department of health and mental hygiene.
Type: Introduction Status: Filed
Committee: Committee on Youth Services
On agenda: 3/3/2010
Enactment date: Law number:
Title: A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to the creation of a division of LGBT youth services within the department of health and mental hygiene.
Sponsors: The Public Advocate (Mr. de Blasio), Daniel Dromm , Letitia James, G. Oliver Koppell, Brad S. Lander, Melissa Mark-Viverito, Daniel R. Garodnick, James Vacca, James G. Van Bramer, Gale A. Brewer, Robert Jackson, Deborah L. Rose, Annabel Palma, Stephen T. Levin, Ydanis A. Rodriguez, Charles Barron
Council Member Sponsors: 16
Date Ver.Prime SponsorAction ByActionResultAction DetailsMeeting DetailsMultimedia
12/31/2013*The Public Advocate (Mr. de Blasio) City Council Filed (End of Session)  Action details Meeting details Not available
3/3/2010*The Public Advocate (Mr. de Blasio) City Council Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Meeting details Not available
3/3/2010*The Public Advocate (Mr. de Blasio) City Council Introduced by Council  Action details Meeting details Not available
Int. No. 94
 
By The Public Advocate (Mr. de Blasio) and Council Members Dromm, James, Koppell, Lander, Mark-Viverito, Garodnick, Vacca, Van Bramer, Brewer, Jackson, Rose, Palma, Levin, Rodriguez and Barron
 
 
A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to the creation of a division of LGBT youth services within the department of health and mental hygiene.
 
 
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 17-196 to read as follows:
§17-196 Division of LGBT Youth Services. a. There shall be a division within the department tailored to the unique needs of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) youth up to age 24.  This division shall address the physical and mental health needs of the LGBT youth community.  The division shall also research and develop programs and initiatives including, but not limited to, the prevention of suicide, depression, violence, and the spread of sexually transmitted diseases within the LGBT youth community of the city.  
§2. This local law shall take effect ninety days after its enactment into law.
 
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