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Meeting Name: Committee on Health Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 5/26/2016 10:00 AM Minutes status: Final  
Meeting location: Council Chambers - City Hall
Jointly with the Committee on Fire and Criminal Justice Services and the Committee on Mental Health, Developmental Disability, Alcoholism, Substance Abuse and Disability Services
Published agenda: Agenda Agenda Published minutes: Minutes Minutes  
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Attachments: Attachments for Oversight, Attachments - Int. No. 852-A, Attachments - Int. No. 1013, Attachments - Int. No. 1014, Attachments - Int. No. 1064, Attachments - Int. No. 1144, Attachments - Res. No. 461, Attachments - Int. No. 1183
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T2016-4495 *   Oversight - Evaluating Recent Changes in Healthcare in City Correctional Facilities.Oversight Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Not available
T2016-4495 *   Oversight - Evaluating Recent Changes in Healthcare in City Correctional Facilities.Oversight Filed, by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 0852-2015 *Elizabeth S. Crowley Proposed Int. No. 852-AMandating that correction officers escort inmates to medical visits in a timely fashion.IntroductionThis bill would require the Department of Correction (“DOC”) to ensure that all inmates who require an escort to a medical facility be provided such escort within a reasonable period of time. It also requires the DOC to publish a quarterly report on its website containing both the average and median amount of time between which an escort is requested by an inmate and when such escort actually occurred.Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 0852-2015 *Elizabeth S. Crowley  Mandating that correction officers escort inmates to medical visits in a timely fashion.IntroductionThis bill would require the Department of Correction (“DOC”) to ensure that all inmates who require an escort to a medical facility be provided such escort within a reasonable period of time. It also requires the DOC to publish a quarterly report on its website containing both the average and median amount of time between which an escort is requested by an inmate and when such escort actually occurred.Amendment Proposed by Comm  Action details Not available
Int 0852-2015 *Elizabeth S. Crowley  Mandating that correction officers escort inmates to medical visits in a timely fashion.IntroductionThis bill would require the Department of Correction (“DOC”) to ensure that all inmates who require an escort to a medical facility be provided such escort within a reasonable period of time. It also requires the DOC to publish a quarterly report on its website containing both the average and median amount of time between which an escort is requested by an inmate and when such escort actually occurred.Laid Over by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 1013-2015 *Corey D. Johnson  Discharge planning for inmates in city correctional facilities.IntroductionThis bill would require the Department of Correction (“DOC”) to provide or contract to provide discharge planning services to all inmates who serve a sentence of more than 30 days in a DOC facility, except for those inmates who are released to a hospital or the custody of another governmental entity.Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 1013-2015 *Corey D. Johnson  Discharge planning for inmates in city correctional facilities.IntroductionThis bill would require the Department of Correction (“DOC”) to provide or contract to provide discharge planning services to all inmates who serve a sentence of more than 30 days in a DOC facility, except for those inmates who are released to a hospital or the custody of another governmental entity.Laid Over by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 1014-2015 *Corey D. Johnson  Requiring the DOC to post on its website an annual report regarding mentally ill inmates and recidivism, and to repeal section 3 of LL# 54 for the year 2004, relating to the date such local law is repealed.IntroductionThis bill would require the Department of Correction (“DOC”) to issue a yearly report regarding the number and rate of inmates discharged to the community with mental health issues, and the number and rate at which these individuals are re-admitted to DOC custody within a year of their discharge. The bill also repeals a section of a local law passed in 2004 relating to discharge planning and applications for government benefits. This section permitted this law to be repealed at the DOC’s request if the Council did not renew the law within 1 year of such request.Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 1014-2015 *Corey D. Johnson  Requiring the DOC to post on its website an annual report regarding mentally ill inmates and recidivism, and to repeal section 3 of LL# 54 for the year 2004, relating to the date such local law is repealed.IntroductionThis bill would require the Department of Correction (“DOC”) to issue a yearly report regarding the number and rate of inmates discharged to the community with mental health issues, and the number and rate at which these individuals are re-admitted to DOC custody within a year of their discharge. The bill also repeals a section of a local law passed in 2004 relating to discharge planning and applications for government benefits. This section permitted this law to be repealed at the DOC’s request if the Council did not renew the law within 1 year of such request.Laid Over by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 1064-2016 *Elizabeth S. Crowley  Requiring the DOC to evaluate programs it utilizes.IntroductionThis bill would require the Department of Correction (“DOC”) to evaluate the programs that are offered to inmates, and submit a yearly report summarizing this evaluation to the Mayor and Council, and post such report online.Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 1064-2016 *Elizabeth S. Crowley  Requiring the DOC to evaluate programs it utilizes.IntroductionThis bill would require the Department of Correction (“DOC”) to evaluate the programs that are offered to inmates, and submit a yearly report summarizing this evaluation to the Mayor and Council, and post such report online.Laid Over by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 1144-2016 *Laurie A. Cumbo  Requiring the use of trauma-informed care in city correctional facilities.IntroductionThis bill would require the Department of Correction to train appropriate staff on the use of trauma-informed care, to use trauma-informed care consistently with federal guidance, and to issue a yearly public report on the training and usage of trauma-informed care.Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 1144-2016 *Laurie A. Cumbo  Requiring the use of trauma-informed care in city correctional facilities.IntroductionThis bill would require the Department of Correction to train appropriate staff on the use of trauma-informed care, to use trauma-informed care consistently with federal guidance, and to issue a yearly public report on the training and usage of trauma-informed care.Laid Over by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 1183-2016 *Andrew Cohen  Arrestee health screenings and the exchange of health information of inmates in the custody of the department of correction.IntroductionThis bill requires the New York City Police Department to create a report when a person who is arrested is treated at a hospital while under arrest. These reports must be promptly sent to the Department of Health and Mental Health (“DOHMH”) if the arrested person is taken into the custody of the Department of Correction (“DOC”). The bill also requires the DOHMH or its designee to screen every person scheduled for arraignment in a criminal court for possible medical or mental health issues, and to make reports of such screenings available to healthcare providers operating on inmates in DOC custody. The bill also requires the DOHMH to establish procedures to obtain medical records from inmates created while such inmates were in police custody.Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 1183-2016 *Andrew Cohen  Arrestee health screenings and the exchange of health information of inmates in the custody of the department of correction.IntroductionThis bill requires the New York City Police Department to create a report when a person who is arrested is treated at a hospital while under arrest. These reports must be promptly sent to the Department of Health and Mental Health (“DOHMH”) if the arrested person is taken into the custody of the Department of Correction (“DOC”). The bill also requires the DOHMH or its designee to screen every person scheduled for arraignment in a criminal court for possible medical or mental health issues, and to make reports of such screenings available to healthcare providers operating on inmates in DOC custody. The bill also requires the DOHMH to establish procedures to obtain medical records from inmates created while such inmates were in police custody.Laid Over by Committee  Action details Not available
Res 0461-2014 *Elizabeth S. Crowley  Continue Medicaid coverage for individuals while they are incarcerated in correctional facilities, including NYC jails.Resolution Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Not available
Res 0461-2014 *Elizabeth S. Crowley  Continue Medicaid coverage for individuals while they are incarcerated in correctional facilities, including NYC jails.Resolution Laid Over by Committee  Action details Not available
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