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Meeting Name: Committee on Women Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 10/15/2018 1:00 PM Minutes status: Final  
Meeting location: 250 Broadway - Committee Rm, 14th Fl.
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Int 0878-2018 *Robert E. Cornegy, Jr. Proposed Int. No. 878-ARequiring 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.Amendment Proposed by Comm  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.Amended by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 0878-2018 ARobert 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.Approved by CommitteePass Action details Not available
Int 0879-2018 *Laurie A. Cumbo Proposed Int. No. 879-ARequiring 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.Amendment Proposed by Comm  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.Amended by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 0879-2018 ALaurie 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.Approved by CommitteePass Action details Not available
Int 0905-2018 *Carlina Rivera  Proposed Int. No. 905-ARequiring 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.Amendment Proposed by Comm  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.Amended by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 0905-2018 ACarlina 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.Approved by CommitteePass Action details Not available
Int 0913-2018 *Helen K. Rosenthal Proposed Int. No. 913-AAccess to doulas.IntroductionThis bill would require the Department of Health and Mental Hygiene (DOHMH) to assess the needs of pregnant people and the availability of doulas to meet those needs. This would be done by DOHMH assessing demand, the cost of doulas, existing doula programs, current availability of doula services, and the benefits of doula programs. DOHMH would then be required to provide the Speaker of the Council with a plan for providing access to doulas to more pregnant people who request doula services as well as an annual report with information about known organizations that provide doula services or and training and information on areas in the city that experience disproportionally high rates of maternal mortality, infant mortality, and other poor birth outcomes.Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 0913-2018 *Helen K. Rosenthal  Access to doulas.IntroductionThis bill would require the Department of Health and Mental Hygiene (DOHMH) to assess the needs of pregnant people and the availability of doulas to meet those needs. This would be done by DOHMH assessing demand, the cost of doulas, existing doula programs, current availability of doula services, and the benefits of doula programs. DOHMH would then be required to provide the Speaker of the Council with a plan for providing access to doulas to more pregnant people who request doula services as well as an annual report with information about known organizations that provide doula services or and training and information on areas in the city that experience disproportionally high rates of maternal mortality, infant mortality, and other poor birth outcomes.Amendment Proposed by Comm  Action details Not available
Int 0913-2018 *Helen K. Rosenthal  Access to doulas.IntroductionThis bill would require the Department of Health and Mental Hygiene (DOHMH) to assess the needs of pregnant people and the availability of doulas to meet those needs. This would be done by DOHMH assessing demand, the cost of doulas, existing doula programs, current availability of doula services, and the benefits of doula programs. DOHMH would then be required to provide the Speaker of the Council with a plan for providing access to doulas to more pregnant people who request doula services as well as an annual report with information about known organizations that provide doula services or and training and information on areas in the city that experience disproportionally high rates of maternal mortality, infant mortality, and other poor birth outcomes.Amended by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 0913-2018 AHelen K. Rosenthal  Access to doulas.IntroductionThis bill would require the Department of Health and Mental Hygiene (DOHMH) to assess the needs of pregnant people and the availability of doulas to meet those needs. This would be done by DOHMH assessing demand, the cost of doulas, existing doula programs, current availability of doula services, and the benefits of doula programs. DOHMH would then be required to provide the Speaker of the Council with a plan for providing access to doulas to more pregnant people who request doula services as well as an annual report with information about known organizations that provide doula services or and training and information on areas in the city that experience disproportionally high rates of maternal mortality, infant mortality, and other poor birth outcomes.Approved by CommitteePass Action details Not available
Int 0914-2018 *Helen K. Rosenthal Proposed Int. No. 914-AReporting on maternal mortality and morbidity.IntroductionThis bill would require the Department of Health and Mental Hygiene (DOHMH) to report to the Speaker of the Council information on maternal mortality and morbidity. The bill would expand upon Local Law 55 of 2017, by requiring additional annual reporting on maternal mortality and morbidity and a five-year report on maternal mortality that expands upon the factors being reported. The bill would also codify the maternal mortality and morbidity review committee (M3RC) created by DOHMH in December 2017 and require DOHMH to post information on the disciplines represented by members of the M3RC.Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 0914-2018 *Helen K. Rosenthal  Reporting on maternal mortality and morbidity.IntroductionThis bill would require the Department of Health and Mental Hygiene (DOHMH) to report to the Speaker of the Council information on maternal mortality and morbidity. The bill would expand upon Local Law 55 of 2017, by requiring additional annual reporting on maternal mortality and morbidity and a five-year report on maternal mortality that expands upon the factors being reported. The bill would also codify the maternal mortality and morbidity review committee (M3RC) created by DOHMH in December 2017 and require DOHMH to post information on the disciplines represented by members of the M3RC.Amendment Proposed by Comm  Action details Not available
Int 0914-2018 *Helen K. Rosenthal  Reporting on maternal mortality and morbidity.IntroductionThis bill would require the Department of Health and Mental Hygiene (DOHMH) to report to the Speaker of the Council information on maternal mortality and morbidity. The bill would expand upon Local Law 55 of 2017, by requiring additional annual reporting on maternal mortality and morbidity and a five-year report on maternal mortality that expands upon the factors being reported. The bill would also codify the maternal mortality and morbidity review committee (M3RC) created by DOHMH in December 2017 and require DOHMH to post information on the disciplines represented by members of the M3RC.Amended by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 0914-2018 AHelen K. Rosenthal  Reporting on maternal mortality and morbidity.IntroductionThis bill would require the Department of Health and Mental Hygiene (DOHMH) to report to the Speaker of the Council information on maternal mortality and morbidity. The bill would expand upon Local Law 55 of 2017, by requiring additional annual reporting on maternal mortality and morbidity and a five-year report on maternal mortality that expands upon the factors being reported. The bill would also codify the maternal mortality and morbidity review committee (M3RC) created by DOHMH in December 2017 and require DOHMH to post information on the disciplines represented by members of the M3RC.Approved by CommitteePass Action details Not available