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File #: Int 0143-2010    Version: Name: Reporting response times for firefighting units and ambulances to fire and medical emergencies.
Type: Introduction Status: Enacted
Committee: Committee on Fire and Criminal Justice Services
On agenda: 4/14/2010
Enactment date: 12/17/2013 Law number: 2013/119
Title: A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to reporting response times for firefighting units and ambulances to fire and medical emergencies.
Sponsors: Lewis A. Fidler, Daniel Dromm , Julissa Ferreras-Copeland, Vincent J. Gentile, Sara M. Gonzalez, Letitia James, G. Oliver Koppell, Michael C. Nelson, Diana Reyna, Ydanis A. Rodriguez, Jumaane D. Williams, Elizabeth S. Crowley, Mark S. Weprin, Peter F. Vallone, Jr., Fernando Cabrera , Daniel R. Garodnick, Mathieu Eugene, Albert Vann, James Vacca, Peter A. Koo, James G. Van Bramer, Margaret S. Chin, James F. Gennaro, David G. Greenfield, Robert Jackson, Daniel J. Halloran III, James S. Oddo
Council Member Sponsors: 27
Attachments: 1. Int. No. 143 - 4/14/10, 2. Committee Report 6/21/13, 3. Hearing Testimony 6/21/13, 4. Hearing Testimony (Con't), 5. Hearing Transcript 6/21/13, 6. Committee Report 12/9/13, 7. Hearing Transcript 12/9/13, 8. Fiscal Impact Statement, 9. Mayor's Letter, 10. Hearing Transcript - Stated Meeting 12-10-13, 11. Local Law 119
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12/17/2013ALewis A. Fidler City Council Recved from Mayor by Council  Action details Meeting details Not available
12/17/2013ALewis A. Fidler Mayor Signed Into Law by Mayor  Action details Meeting details Not available
12/17/2013ALewis A. Fidler Mayor Hearing Held by Mayor  Action details Meeting details Not available
12/10/2013ALewis A. Fidler City Council Sent to Mayor by Council  Action details Meeting details Not available
12/10/2013ALewis A. Fidler City Council Sent to Mayor by Council  Action details Meeting details Not available
12/10/2013ALewis A. Fidler City Council Approved by CouncilPass Action details Meeting details Not available
12/9/2013*Lewis A. Fidler Committee on Fire and Criminal Justice Services Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Meeting details Not available
12/9/2013*Lewis A. Fidler Committee on Fire and Criminal Justice Services Amendment Proposed by Comm  Action details Meeting details Not available
12/9/2013*Lewis A. Fidler Committee on Fire and Criminal Justice Services Amended by Committee  Action details Meeting details Not available
12/9/2013ALewis A. Fidler Committee on Fire and Criminal Justice Services Approved by CommitteePass Action details Meeting details Not available
6/21/2013*Lewis A. Fidler Committee on Technology Laid Over by Committee  Action details Meeting details Not available
6/21/2013*Lewis A. Fidler Committee on Technology Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Meeting details Not available
6/21/2013*Lewis A. Fidler Committee on Public Safety Laid Over by Committee  Action details Meeting details Not available
6/21/2013*Lewis A. Fidler Committee on Public Safety Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Meeting details Not available
6/21/2013*Lewis A. Fidler Committee on Fire and Criminal Justice Services Laid Over by Committee  Action details Meeting details Not available
6/21/2013*Lewis A. Fidler Committee on Fire and Criminal Justice Services Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Meeting details Not available
4/14/2010*Lewis A. Fidler City Council Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Meeting details Not available
4/14/2010*Lewis A. Fidler City Council Introduced by Council  Action details Meeting details Not available
Int. No. 143-A
 
By Council Members Fidler, Dromm, Ferreras, Gentile, Gonzalez, James, Koppell, Nelson, Reyna, Rodriguez, Williams, Crowley, Weprin, Vallone, Cabrera, Garodnick, Eugene, Vann, Vacca, Koo, Van Bramer, Chin, Gennaro, Greenfield, Jackson, Halloran and Oddo
 
 
A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to reporting response times for firefighting units and ambulances to fire and medical emergencies.
 
 
Be it enacted by the Council as follows:
 
Section 1. Chapter one of title 15 of the administrative code of the city of New York is amended by adding a new section 15-129 to read as follows:
§ 15-129 Reporting of department response times. a. This section shall be known as and may be cited as the "The Ariel Russo Emergency 9-1-1 Response Time Reporting Act".
b. The department shall track the duration of time between a report to a 911 operator to which fire units or ambulances are required to respond and the time when the first fire unit, which shall include ladders and engines only, or the first ambulance unit, arrives on scene in the following categories:
(1)      Average response time to structural fires;
(2)      Average response time to non-structural fires;
(3)      Average response time to non-fire emergencies;
(4)      Average response time to segment 1 medical emergencies, as defined by the
department, including cardiac arrest and choking incidents by ambulance units;
(5) Average response time to life threatening medical emergencies by ambulance units;
(6) Average response time to life threatening and non-life threatening medical emergencies by ambulance units combined;
(7) Average response time to life threatening medical emergencies by fire units;
(8) Combined average response time to life threatening medical emergencies by ambulance and fire units; and
(9) Percentage of response time of less than 10 minutes to Advanced Life Support medical emergencies by Advanced Life Support ambulances.
c. The department shall submit a monthly and yearly report to the council and to the mayor that it shall also post on its website, detailing the citywide response times for each category required herein, disaggregated by borough.
§2. This local law shall take effect one hundred eighty days after its enactment.
 
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