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Meeting Name: Committee on Mental Health, Developmental Disability, Alcoholism, Substance Abuse and Disability Services (inactive) Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 2/22/2016 10:00 AM Minutes status: Final  
Meeting location: 250 Broadway - Committee Rm, 16th Fl.
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T2016-4080 *   Oversight - Medicaid Redesign Part 2Oversight Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Not available
T2016-4080 *   Oversight - Medicaid Redesign Part 2Oversight Filed, by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 0881-2015 *Helen K. Rosenthal Proposed Int. No. 881-ADesignation of disability service facilitators at city agencies.IntroductionThis bill would require the head of each city agency, in consultation with the Mayor’s Office for People with Disabilities (MOPD), to designate an employee as the agency’s Disability Service Facilitator (“Facilitator”). The Facilitator would be responsible for coordinating the agency’s efforts to comply with and carry out its responsibilities under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and other federal, state, and local laws concerning accessibility for people with disabilities. Each agency would be required to post contact information for their Facilitator on their respective websites.Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 0881-2015 *Helen K. Rosenthal  Designation of disability service facilitators at city agencies.IntroductionThis bill would require the head of each city agency, in consultation with the Mayor’s Office for People with Disabilities (MOPD), to designate an employee as the agency’s Disability Service Facilitator (“Facilitator”). The Facilitator would be responsible for coordinating the agency’s efforts to comply with and carry out its responsibilities under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and other federal, state, and local laws concerning accessibility for people with disabilities. Each agency would be required to post contact information for their Facilitator on their respective websites.Amendment Proposed by Comm  Action details Not available
Int 0881-2015 *Helen K. Rosenthal  Designation of disability service facilitators at city agencies.IntroductionThis bill would require the head of each city agency, in consultation with the Mayor’s Office for People with Disabilities (MOPD), to designate an employee as the agency’s Disability Service Facilitator (“Facilitator”). The Facilitator would be responsible for coordinating the agency’s efforts to comply with and carry out its responsibilities under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and other federal, state, and local laws concerning accessibility for people with disabilities. Each agency would be required to post contact information for their Facilitator on their respective websites.Amended by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 0881-2015 AHelen K. Rosenthal  Designation of disability service facilitators at city agencies.IntroductionThis bill would require the head of each city agency, in consultation with the Mayor’s Office for People with Disabilities (MOPD), to designate an employee as the agency’s Disability Service Facilitator (“Facilitator”). The Facilitator would be responsible for coordinating the agency’s efforts to comply with and carry out its responsibilities under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and other federal, state, and local laws concerning accessibility for people with disabilities. Each agency would be required to post contact information for their Facilitator on their respective websites.Approved by CommitteePass Action details Not available
Int 0883-2015 *Helen K. Rosenthal Proposed Int. No. 883-ARequiring advertising and other materials pertaining to public events to include information regarding accessibility for people with disabilities.IntroductionThis bill would require that all advertisements, posters, invitations, and other publicity materials for events open to the public hosted by city agencies contain information on who to contact for information regarding accessibility at the event, and a deadline for when requests for accommodations for people with disabilities must be received by the event’s organizer. Agencies are required to encourage their contractors to comply with this requirement, and community boards and community district education councils are permitted to comply if practicable. Furthermore, the bill would require that publicity materials, to the extent practicable for the particular form of media, include information regarding the availability of wheelchair accessibility, communication access real-time translation, sign language interpretation, assistive listening systems, and any other accommodations. Finally, the Mayor’s Office for People with Disabilities would be required to develop and distribute a guide to assist agencies in complying with these requirements.Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 0883-2015 *Helen K. Rosenthal  Requiring advertising and other materials pertaining to public events to include information regarding accessibility for people with disabilities.IntroductionThis bill would require that all advertisements, posters, invitations, and other publicity materials for events open to the public hosted by city agencies contain information on who to contact for information regarding accessibility at the event, and a deadline for when requests for accommodations for people with disabilities must be received by the event’s organizer. Agencies are required to encourage their contractors to comply with this requirement, and community boards and community district education councils are permitted to comply if practicable. Furthermore, the bill would require that publicity materials, to the extent practicable for the particular form of media, include information regarding the availability of wheelchair accessibility, communication access real-time translation, sign language interpretation, assistive listening systems, and any other accommodations. Finally, the Mayor’s Office for People with Disabilities would be required to develop and distribute a guide to assist agencies in complying with these requirements.Amendment Proposed by Comm  Action details Not available
Int 0883-2015 *Helen K. Rosenthal  Requiring advertising and other materials pertaining to public events to include information regarding accessibility for people with disabilities.IntroductionThis bill would require that all advertisements, posters, invitations, and other publicity materials for events open to the public hosted by city agencies contain information on who to contact for information regarding accessibility at the event, and a deadline for when requests for accommodations for people with disabilities must be received by the event’s organizer. Agencies are required to encourage their contractors to comply with this requirement, and community boards and community district education councils are permitted to comply if practicable. Furthermore, the bill would require that publicity materials, to the extent practicable for the particular form of media, include information regarding the availability of wheelchair accessibility, communication access real-time translation, sign language interpretation, assistive listening systems, and any other accommodations. Finally, the Mayor’s Office for People with Disabilities would be required to develop and distribute a guide to assist agencies in complying with these requirements.Amended by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 0883-2015 AHelen K. Rosenthal  Requiring advertising and other materials pertaining to public events to include information regarding accessibility for people with disabilities.IntroductionThis bill would require that all advertisements, posters, invitations, and other publicity materials for events open to the public hosted by city agencies contain information on who to contact for information regarding accessibility at the event, and a deadline for when requests for accommodations for people with disabilities must be received by the event’s organizer. Agencies are required to encourage their contractors to comply with this requirement, and community boards and community district education councils are permitted to comply if practicable. Furthermore, the bill would require that publicity materials, to the extent practicable for the particular form of media, include information regarding the availability of wheelchair accessibility, communication access real-time translation, sign language interpretation, assistive listening systems, and any other accommodations. Finally, the Mayor’s Office for People with Disabilities would be required to develop and distribute a guide to assist agencies in complying with these requirements.Approved by CommitteePass Action details Not available