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Meeting Name: Committee on Health Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 3/12/2019 10:00 AM Minutes status: Final  
Meeting location: 250 Broadway - Committee Rm, 16th Fl.
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Int 0865-2018 *Corey D. Johnson Proposed Int. No. 865-ALead reference/action levels and standards relating to lead-based paint hazards.IntroductionInt. No. 865-A would reduce the City’s blood lead reference level to 5 mcg/dL, reduce the City’s lead paint definition from 1 milligram per centimeter square (mg/cm2) of lead per or greater to 0.5 mg/cm2 for x-ray fluorescence analyzer (XRF) testing and from 0.5 percent metallic lead content to 0.25 percent for lab paint chip sample analysis, and reduce the lead dust definition from 40 micrograms per square foot (mcg/f2) to 10mcg/f2 for floors, from 250mcg/f2 to 50mcg/f2 for window sills, and from 400 mcg/f2 to 100mcg/f2 for window wells. As of June 1, 2021, the lead dust definition would be lowered to 5 mcg/f2 for floors, 40 mcg/f2 for window sills, and remain 100 mcg/f2 for window wells.Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 0865-2018 *Corey D. Johnson  Lead reference/action levels and standards relating to lead-based paint hazards.IntroductionInt. No. 865-A would reduce the City’s blood lead reference level to 5 mcg/dL, reduce the City’s lead paint definition from 1 milligram per centimeter square (mg/cm2) of lead per or greater to 0.5 mg/cm2 for x-ray fluorescence analyzer (XRF) testing and from 0.5 percent metallic lead content to 0.25 percent for lab paint chip sample analysis, and reduce the lead dust definition from 40 micrograms per square foot (mcg/f2) to 10mcg/f2 for floors, from 250mcg/f2 to 50mcg/f2 for window sills, and from 400 mcg/f2 to 100mcg/f2 for window wells. As of June 1, 2021, the lead dust definition would be lowered to 5 mcg/f2 for floors, 40 mcg/f2 for window sills, and remain 100 mcg/f2 for window wells.Amendment Proposed by Comm  Action details Not available
Int 0865-2018 *Corey D. Johnson  Lead reference/action levels and standards relating to lead-based paint hazards.IntroductionInt. No. 865-A would reduce the City’s blood lead reference level to 5 mcg/dL, reduce the City’s lead paint definition from 1 milligram per centimeter square (mg/cm2) of lead per or greater to 0.5 mg/cm2 for x-ray fluorescence analyzer (XRF) testing and from 0.5 percent metallic lead content to 0.25 percent for lab paint chip sample analysis, and reduce the lead dust definition from 40 micrograms per square foot (mcg/f2) to 10mcg/f2 for floors, from 250mcg/f2 to 50mcg/f2 for window sills, and from 400 mcg/f2 to 100mcg/f2 for window wells. As of June 1, 2021, the lead dust definition would be lowered to 5 mcg/f2 for floors, 40 mcg/f2 for window sills, and remain 100 mcg/f2 for window wells.Amended by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 0865-2018 ACorey D. Johnson  Lead reference/action levels and standards relating to lead-based paint hazards.IntroductionInt. No. 865-A would reduce the City’s blood lead reference level to 5 mcg/dL, reduce the City’s lead paint definition from 1 milligram per centimeter square (mg/cm2) of lead per or greater to 0.5 mg/cm2 for x-ray fluorescence analyzer (XRF) testing and from 0.5 percent metallic lead content to 0.25 percent for lab paint chip sample analysis, and reduce the lead dust definition from 40 micrograms per square foot (mcg/f2) to 10mcg/f2 for floors, from 250mcg/f2 to 50mcg/f2 for window sills, and from 400 mcg/f2 to 100mcg/f2 for window wells. As of June 1, 2021, the lead dust definition would be lowered to 5 mcg/f2 for floors, 40 mcg/f2 for window sills, and remain 100 mcg/f2 for window wells.Approved by CommitteePass Action details Not available
Int 0871-2018 *Joseph C. Borelli Proposed Int. No. 871-ARequiring first-draw samples when testing for lead in water.IntroductionThe proposed bill would require that any testing of water from a fixture or other source for lead that is required by law includes a first-draw sample from such source. If a water lead action level is established by federal, state, or local law or rule that requires new sampling requirements, this legislation would allow the Department of Health and Mental Hygiene (DOHMH) to adopt new sampling requirements by rule.Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 0871-2018 *Joseph C. Borelli  Requiring first-draw samples when testing for lead in water.IntroductionThe proposed bill would require that any testing of water from a fixture or other source for lead that is required by law includes a first-draw sample from such source. If a water lead action level is established by federal, state, or local law or rule that requires new sampling requirements, this legislation would allow the Department of Health and Mental Hygiene (DOHMH) to adopt new sampling requirements by rule.Amendment Proposed by Comm  Action details Not available
Int 0871-2018 *Joseph C. Borelli  Requiring first-draw samples when testing for lead in water.IntroductionThe proposed bill would require that any testing of water from a fixture or other source for lead that is required by law includes a first-draw sample from such source. If a water lead action level is established by federal, state, or local law or rule that requires new sampling requirements, this legislation would allow the Department of Health and Mental Hygiene (DOHMH) to adopt new sampling requirements by rule.Amended by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 0871-2018 AJoseph C. Borelli  Requiring first-draw samples when testing for lead in water.IntroductionThe proposed bill would require that any testing of water from a fixture or other source for lead that is required by law includes a first-draw sample from such source. If a water lead action level is established by federal, state, or local law or rule that requires new sampling requirements, this legislation would allow the Department of Health and Mental Hygiene (DOHMH) to adopt new sampling requirements by rule.Approved by CommitteePass Action details Not available
Int 0877-2018 *Robert E. Cornegy, Jr. Proposed Int. No. 877-AAgency referrals for blood lead screenings.IntroductionThe proposed bill would require certain City agencies to provide a pamphlet or other materials regarding lead hazards, including information on how to obtain a blood lead screening, to the parents or guardians of a child under 7 years of age, when such parents or guardians seek a service from such agencies.Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 0877-2018 *Robert E. Cornegy, Jr.  Agency referrals for blood lead screenings.IntroductionThe proposed bill would require certain City agencies to provide a pamphlet or other materials regarding lead hazards, including information on how to obtain a blood lead screening, to the parents or guardians of a child under 7 years of age, when such parents or guardians seek a service from such agencies.Amendment Proposed by Comm  Action details Not available
Int 0877-2018 *Robert E. Cornegy, Jr.  Agency referrals for blood lead screenings.IntroductionThe proposed bill would require certain City agencies to provide a pamphlet or other materials regarding lead hazards, including information on how to obtain a blood lead screening, to the parents or guardians of a child under 7 years of age, when such parents or guardians seek a service from such agencies.Amended by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 0877-2018 ARobert E. Cornegy, Jr.  Agency referrals for blood lead screenings.IntroductionThe proposed bill would require certain City agencies to provide a pamphlet or other materials regarding lead hazards, including information on how to obtain a blood lead screening, to the parents or guardians of a child under 7 years of age, when such parents or guardians seek a service from such agencies.Approved by CommitteePass Action details Not available
Int 0881-2018 *Daniel Dromm  Proposed Int. No. 881-AEducation and outreach regarding childhood lead poisoning prevention.IntroductionThis bill would require DOHMH to establish and implement an education and outreach program to increase awareness of childhood lead poisoning prevention. The bill would also require the program to include linguistically and culturally competent education and outreach tailored to limited English proficient individuals and specific immigrant populations. To achieve this end, measures identified in the bill include language assistance tools, production of education materials, community outreach, and advertisements in multiple public locations.Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 0881-2018 *Daniel Dromm   Education and outreach regarding childhood lead poisoning prevention.IntroductionThis bill would require DOHMH to establish and implement an education and outreach program to increase awareness of childhood lead poisoning prevention. The bill would also require the program to include linguistically and culturally competent education and outreach tailored to limited English proficient individuals and specific immigrant populations. To achieve this end, measures identified in the bill include language assistance tools, production of education materials, community outreach, and advertisements in multiple public locations.Amendment Proposed by Comm  Action details Not available
Int 0881-2018 *Daniel Dromm   Education and outreach regarding childhood lead poisoning prevention.IntroductionThis bill would require DOHMH to establish and implement an education and outreach program to increase awareness of childhood lead poisoning prevention. The bill would also require the program to include linguistically and culturally competent education and outreach tailored to limited English proficient individuals and specific immigrant populations. To achieve this end, measures identified in the bill include language assistance tools, production of education materials, community outreach, and advertisements in multiple public locations.Amended by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 0881-2018 ADaniel Dromm   Education and outreach regarding childhood lead poisoning prevention.IntroductionThis bill would require DOHMH to establish and implement an education and outreach program to increase awareness of childhood lead poisoning prevention. The bill would also require the program to include linguistically and culturally competent education and outreach tailored to limited English proficient individuals and specific immigrant populations. To achieve this end, measures identified in the bill include language assistance tools, production of education materials, community outreach, and advertisements in multiple public locations.Approved by CommitteePass Action details Not available
Int 0918-2018 *Ritchie J. Torres Proposed Int. No. 918-AReporting on lead poisoning prevention and control.IntroductionThe proposed bill would expand reporting requirements under the City’s existing lead laws for the Department of Health and Mental Hygiene (DOHMH) and the Department of Housing Preservation and Development (HPD). The legislation would also strengthen the City’s auditing of landlords to ensure compliance with their requirements under the City’s lead laws.Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 0918-2018 *Ritchie J. Torres  Reporting on lead poisoning prevention and control.IntroductionThe proposed bill would expand reporting requirements under the City’s existing lead laws for the Department of Health and Mental Hygiene (DOHMH) and the Department of Housing Preservation and Development (HPD). The legislation would also strengthen the City’s auditing of landlords to ensure compliance with their requirements under the City’s lead laws.Amendment Proposed by Comm  Action details Not available
Int 0918-2018 *Ritchie J. Torres  Reporting on lead poisoning prevention and control.IntroductionThe proposed bill would expand reporting requirements under the City’s existing lead laws for the Department of Health and Mental Hygiene (DOHMH) and the Department of Housing Preservation and Development (HPD). The legislation would also strengthen the City’s auditing of landlords to ensure compliance with their requirements under the City’s lead laws.Amended by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 0918-2018 ARitchie J. Torres  Reporting on lead poisoning prevention and control.IntroductionThe proposed bill would expand reporting requirements under the City’s existing lead laws for the Department of Health and Mental Hygiene (DOHMH) and the Department of Housing Preservation and Development (HPD). The legislation would also strengthen the City’s auditing of landlords to ensure compliance with their requirements under the City’s lead laws.Approved by CommitteePass Action details Not available
Int 0920-2018 *Mark Treyger Proposed Int. No. 920-AAn annual survey of lead-based paint hazards in certain facilities serving children.IntroductionThe proposed bill would extend current requirements for day care facilities operating in structures erected before January 1, 1978 to other facilities serving children under 6, including preschools, nursery schools, and schools when applicable.Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 0920-2018 *Mark Treyger  An annual survey of lead-based paint hazards in certain facilities serving children.IntroductionThe proposed bill would extend current requirements for day care facilities operating in structures erected before January 1, 1978 to other facilities serving children under 6, including preschools, nursery schools, and schools when applicable.Amendment Proposed by Comm  Action details Not available
Int 0920-2018 *Mark Treyger  An annual survey of lead-based paint hazards in certain facilities serving children.IntroductionThe proposed bill would extend current requirements for day care facilities operating in structures erected before January 1, 1978 to other facilities serving children under 6, including preschools, nursery schools, and schools when applicable.Amended by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 0920-2018 AMark Treyger  An annual survey of lead-based paint hazards in certain facilities serving children.IntroductionThe proposed bill would extend current requirements for day care facilities operating in structures erected before January 1, 1978 to other facilities serving children under 6, including preschools, nursery schools, and schools when applicable.Approved by CommitteePass Action details Not available
Int 1117-2018 *Laurie A. Cumbo Proposed Int. No. 1117-AAvailability of lead hazard testing.IntroductionThe proposed bill would require certain City agencies to provide a pamphlet or other materials describing, among other things, building owners’ responsibilities under the City’s lead laws, including their duty to remediate all lead-based paint hazards upon turnover of any dwelling unit, to parents or guardians of a child under 7 years of age, when such parents or guardians seek services from such agencies. These agencies would also be required to inform parents or guardians, when they seek services, that they can obtain, without cost or payment, an inspection of their dwelling unit for peeling paint by calling 311, and a lead testing kit for drinking water from the Department of Environmental Protection.Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 1117-2018 *Laurie A. Cumbo  Availability of lead hazard testing.IntroductionThe proposed bill would require certain City agencies to provide a pamphlet or other materials describing, among other things, building owners’ responsibilities under the City’s lead laws, including their duty to remediate all lead-based paint hazards upon turnover of any dwelling unit, to parents or guardians of a child under 7 years of age, when such parents or guardians seek services from such agencies. These agencies would also be required to inform parents or guardians, when they seek services, that they can obtain, without cost or payment, an inspection of their dwelling unit for peeling paint by calling 311, and a lead testing kit for drinking water from the Department of Environmental Protection.Amendment Proposed by Comm  Action details Not available
Int 1117-2018 *Laurie A. Cumbo  Availability of lead hazard testing.IntroductionThe proposed bill would require certain City agencies to provide a pamphlet or other materials describing, among other things, building owners’ responsibilities under the City’s lead laws, including their duty to remediate all lead-based paint hazards upon turnover of any dwelling unit, to parents or guardians of a child under 7 years of age, when such parents or guardians seek services from such agencies. These agencies would also be required to inform parents or guardians, when they seek services, that they can obtain, without cost or payment, an inspection of their dwelling unit for peeling paint by calling 311, and a lead testing kit for drinking water from the Department of Environmental Protection.Amended by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 1117-2018 ALaurie A. Cumbo  Availability of lead hazard testing.IntroductionThe proposed bill would require certain City agencies to provide a pamphlet or other materials describing, among other things, building owners’ responsibilities under the City’s lead laws, including their duty to remediate all lead-based paint hazards upon turnover of any dwelling unit, to parents or guardians of a child under 7 years of age, when such parents or guardians seek services from such agencies. These agencies would also be required to inform parents or guardians, when they seek services, that they can obtain, without cost or payment, an inspection of their dwelling unit for peeling paint by calling 311, and a lead testing kit for drinking water from the Department of Environmental Protection.Approved by CommitteePass Action details Not available