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File #: Int 0564-2011    Version: * Name: Provision of information related to polychlorinated biphenyls (pcbs).
Type: Introduction Status: Filed
Committee: Committee on Education
On agenda: 5/11/2011
Enactment date: Law number:
Title: A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to the provision of information related to polychlorinated biphenyls (pcbs).
Sponsors: Vincent Ignizio, Stephen T. Levin, Maria Del Carmen Arroyo, Gale A. Brewer, Fernando Cabrera , Inez E. Dickens, Daniel Dromm , Julissa Ferreras-Copeland, Lewis A. Fidler, Vincent J. Gentile, Karen Koslowitz, Brad S. Lander, Rosie Mendez, Annabel Palma, Domenic M. Recchia, Jr., Deborah L. Rose, James G. Van Bramer, Albert Vann, Jumaane D. Williams, Peter F. Vallone, Jr., James Vacca, Melissa Mark-Viverito, Robert Jackson, Daniel J. Halloran III, Peter A. Koo
Council Member Sponsors: 25
Int. No. 564
 
By Council Members Ignizio, Levin, Arroyo, Brewer, Cabrera, Dickens, Dromm, Ferreras, Fidler, Gentile, Koslowitz, Lander, Mendez, Palma, Recchia, Rose, Van Bramer, Vann, Williams, Vallone, Vacca, Mark-Viverito, Jackson, Halloran and Koo  
 
 
A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to the provision of information related to polychlorinated biphenyls (pcbs).
 
 
Be it enacted by the Council as follows:
 
Section 1.  Section 17-187 of the administrative code of the city of New York, as added by local law 57 for the year 2004, is amended to by adding a new subdivision g to read as follows:
      g. The department shall designate at least one nurse, public health advisor or school health service aide for each public school to answer inquiries from parents and staff concerning polychlorinated biphenyls (pcbs). For the purposes of this subdivision "public school" shall mean a school under the jurisdiction of the New York city department of education that contains any combination of grades from and including kindergarten through grade twelve. Nurses, public health advisors and school health service aides provided under this subdivision shall be trained in accordance with the rules of the commissioner.
      ยง 2. This local law shall take effect ninety days after its enactment into law.
 
 
 
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LS# 2132
5/6/11