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Meeting Name: Committee on Women and Gender Equity Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 6/19/2018 1:00 PM Minutes status: Final  
Meeting location: Committee Room - City Hall
Jointly with the Committee on Governmental Operations
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Int 0380-2018 *Mark Treyger  Provision of diapers and baby wipes.IntroductionThe bill would require the Department of Citywide Administrative Services to make available a supply of diapers and baby wipes sufficient to meet the needs of residents and recipients of subsidized child care centers, Family Justice Centers, Department of Education LYFE programs, domestic violence shelters operated by the Human Resources Administration, and shelters operated by the Department of Homeless Services and the Department of Youth and Community Development.Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 0380-2018 *Mark Treyger  Provision of diapers and baby wipes.IntroductionThe bill would require the Department of Citywide Administrative Services to make available a supply of diapers and baby wipes sufficient to meet the needs of residents and recipients of subsidized child care centers, Family Justice Centers, Department of Education LYFE programs, domestic violence shelters operated by the Human Resources Administration, and shelters operated by the Department of Homeless Services and the Department of Youth and Community Development.Laid Over by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 0853-2018 *The Public Advocate (Ms. James)  Providing on-site childcare for city employees.IntroductionThis bill would establish a working group to study the feasibility of providing childcare for the children of City employees. The working group would include experts in the field of childcare as well as representatives from City agencies, as well as representatives appointed by the City Council and the Public Advocate. The working group would issue a feasibility study report within 12 months, to be followed by a one-year pilot project for a childcare center or centers. The working group would issue a report on its findings at the conclusion of the pilot, and may make such other recommendations, as it deems appropriate, until it is sunset after five years.Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 0853-2018 *The Public Advocate (Ms. James)  Providing on-site childcare for city employees.IntroductionThis bill would establish a working group to study the feasibility of providing childcare for the children of City employees. The working group would include experts in the field of childcare as well as representatives from City agencies, as well as representatives appointed by the City Council and the Public Advocate. The working group would issue a feasibility study report within 12 months, to be followed by a one-year pilot project for a childcare center or centers. The working group would issue a report on its findings at the conclusion of the pilot, and may make such other recommendations, as it deems appropriate, until it is sunset after five years.Laid Over by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 0878-2018 *Robert E. Cornegy, Jr.  Requiring lactation rooms in certain city spaces.IntroductionThis bill would expand upon Local Law 94 of 2016 and require that city jails that accept visitors and police precincts offer lactation rooms to persons using on-site services. If it is not practicable for a police precinct or jail to provide a lactation room due to security concerns or limited space, the bill would require that those agencies provide an explanation for why it is not practicable, as well as any future plans to improve the availability of lactation rooms.Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 0878-2018 *Robert E. Cornegy, Jr.  Requiring lactation rooms in certain city spaces.IntroductionThis bill would expand upon Local Law 94 of 2016 and require that city jails that accept visitors and police precincts offer lactation rooms to persons using on-site services. If it is not practicable for a police precinct or jail to provide a lactation room due to security concerns or limited space, the bill would require that those agencies provide an explanation for why it is not practicable, as well as any future plans to improve the availability of lactation rooms.Laid Over by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 0879-2018 *Laurie A. Cumbo  Requiring certain employers to provide lactation rooms.IntroductionThis bill would require employers covered by the Human Rights Law to provide lactation rooms, as well as refrigerators, in reasonable proximity to work areas for the purposes of expressing and storing breast milk.Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 0879-2018 *Laurie A. Cumbo  Requiring certain employers to provide lactation rooms.IntroductionThis bill would require employers covered by the Human Rights Law to provide lactation rooms, as well as refrigerators, in reasonable proximity to work areas for the purposes of expressing and storing breast milk.Laid Over by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 0899-2018 *Keith Powers   Permitting the use of campaign funds for certain childcare expenses.IntroductionThis bill would permit campaign funds, but not public money, to be used for certain childcare costs for children under thirteen years of age when such childcare costs would not exist but for the campaign.Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 0899-2018 *Keith Powers   Permitting the use of campaign funds for certain childcare expenses.IntroductionThis bill would permit campaign funds, but not public money, to be used for certain childcare costs for children under thirteen years of age when such childcare costs would not exist but for the campaign.Laid Over by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 0905-2018 *Carlina Rivera   Requiring employers to implement a lactation room accommodation policy.IntroductionThis bill would require employers in the City to establish, and distribute to all new employees, policies describing lactation room accommodations, including the process by which an employee can request such accommodation. The bill would also require the New York City Commission on Human Rights to establish and make available a model lactation room accommodation policy.Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 0905-2018 *Carlina Rivera   Requiring employers to implement a lactation room accommodation policy.IntroductionThis bill would require employers in the City to establish, and distribute to all new employees, policies describing lactation room accommodations, including the process by which an employee can request such accommodation. The bill would also require the New York City Commission on Human Rights to establish and make available a model lactation room accommodation policy.Laid Over by Committee  Action details Not available
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