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Please note: this meeting has been deferred.
Meeting Name: Committee on Hospitals Agenda status: Deferred
Meeting date/time: 3/4/2019 Deferred Minutes status: Deferred  
Meeting location: Council Chambers - City Hall
Jointly with the Committee on General Welfare
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T2019-3915 *   Oversight - Impact of Marijuana Policies on Child Welfare.Oversight    Action details Not available
Int 1161-2018 *Donovan J. Richards  Enhanced reporting on the child welfare system.IntroductionThis bill would amend existing reporting requirements regarding the child welfare system by requiring the Administration for Children’s Services to additionally report the main allegations that led to its receipt of a report or the opening of a case for investigation of child abuse or neglect. The allegations would specifically include, but not be limited to, for example, a parent’s or caretaker’s marijuana usage, inadequate food/clothing/shelter, or other specified allegations.   Action details Not available
Int 1426-2019 *Antonio Reynoso  Reporting on investigations initiated by the administration for children’s services resulting from drug screenings performed at facilities managed by the New York city health and hospitals corporation.IntroductionThis bill would require the New York City Administration for Children's Services (ACS) to provide an annual report to the Mayor and to the Council with information regarding the number of patients who were referred to ACS for investigation as a result of a positive drug screening performed at a facility operated by the New York City Health and Hospitals Corporation.   Action details Not available
Res 0740-2019 *Brad S. Lander  Administration for Children’s Services to implement a policy finding that a person’s mere possession or use of marijuana does not by itself create an imminent risk of harm to a child, warranting the child’s removal.Resolution    Action details Not available
Res 0746-2019 *Carlina Rivera   Requiring the NYS Dept of Health to create clear and fair regulations for hospitals on drug testing those who are pregnant or giving birth, including informing patients of their rights before any discussion of drug use or drug testing.Resolution    Action details Not available
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