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Meeting Name: Committee on Hospitals Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 4/16/2024 10:00 AM Minutes status: Draft  
Meeting location: Council Chambers - City Hall
Jointly with the Committee on Immigration
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T2024-1711 *   Oversight – The Experiences of Black Migrants in New York City.Oversight    Not available Not available
Int 0084-2024 *Carlina Rivera   A survey of newly arrived migrants and asylum seekers, and to repeal such amendments upon the expiration thereof.IntroductionThis bill would require the Department of Consumer and Worker Protection (DCWP), in consultation with the Mayor’s Office of Immigrant Affairs (MOIA), to develop a survey of newly arrived migrants and asylum seekers to elicit information related to skills, economic opportunities, and workforce development obstacles. The bill would require MOIA, in consultation with DCWP, to conduct the survey annually in multiple languages in locations serving asylum seekers and migrants. The bill would require DCWP to submit an annual report to the Council reporting on the survey results and recommending policies and investments to support the economic wellbeing and success of new immigrants residing in New York City.   Not available Not available
Int 0085-2024 *Carlina Rivera   A health survey of newly arrived migrants and asylum seekers, and to repeal such amendments upon the expiration thereof.IntroductionThis bill would require the Department of Health and Mental Hygiene (DOHMH), in consultation with the Mayor’s Office of Immigrant Affairs (MOIA) and any agency designated by the mayor, to develop a health survey of newly arrived migrants and asylum seekers to elicit information related to long-term health needs and chronic conditions of migrants and asylum seekers, healthcare service requests from migrants and asylum seekers, healthcare referrals or interventions provided to migrants and asylum seekers, and, to the extent practicable, the outcomes of those referrals or interventions. The bill would require MOIA, in consultation with DOHMH and any agency designated by the mayor, to conduct the survey annually in multiple languages in locations serving migrants and asylum seekers. The bill would require DOHMH to submit an annual report to the Council reporting on the survey results and recommending ways to identify and anticipate health needs of migrants and asylum seekers residing in New York City.   Not available Not available
Int 0739-2024 *Diana I. Ayala  Reports on the response to asylum seeker arrivals and requiring the use of budget codes for funding associated with the response to asylum seeker arrivals.IntroductionThis bill would require the commissioner of social services or another commissioner designated by the mayor to submit monthly to the mayor and speaker of the council six reports related to the asylum seeker population arriving in the City: a report on expenses, a report on active contracts, a report on temporary housing, a report on the status of immigration applications submitted with the office of asylum seekers operations, a report on immigration application appointments scheduled with the office of asylum seekers operations, and a report on the demographics of asylum seekers. The bill would also require the commissioner of social services or another commissioner designated by the mayor to submit retroactive reports, to the extent practicable, for all reports except the report on the demographics of asylum seekers. Finally, the bill would require agencies to use budget codes starting with the letter “M” for all funding associated with the response to asylum seeker arrivals.   Not available Not available
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