Please note: this meeting has been deferred.
Meeting Name: Committee on Women and Gender Equity Agenda status: Deferred
Meeting date/time: 6/27/2022 Deferred Minutes status: Deferred  
Meeting location: Hybrid Hearing - Committee Room – City Hall
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T2022-1419 *   Oversight - Reproductive RightsOversight    Action details Not available
Int 0458-2022 *Adrienne E. Adams  Supporting language access through a needs assessment examining language access services used by abortion providers and clients, and related recommendationsIntroductionThis bill would require the Department of Health and Mental Hygiene (DOHMH) to create and maintain information and resources – available in all designated citywide languages – for a potential patient of an abortion provider, such as information outlining methods used to provide an abortion, attendant health risks, and recovery from an abortion. Additionally, this bill would require DOHMH to conduct a language access service needs assessment, which would survey abortion providers in the City to assess the availability of language access services for abortion, the demand for such services, any funding available, preferred methods of delivery of language access, and any challenges for implementation. DOHMH would report its findings to the Speaker and the Mayor with recommendations and any role the City can play in assisting abortion providers with language access services, including the feasibility of providing a City grant program.   Action details Not available
Int 0465-2022 *Tiffany Cabán  Report on the provision of medical services related to reproductive health care.IntroductionThis bill would require the Department of Health and Mental Hygiene (DOHMH) to annually report on the number of births and the number of abortions provided in the City each year, for both individuals who were residents of New York City (NYC) at the time of such birth or abortion and for those who were not residents. DOHMH would also be required to assess the ability of licensed medical providers in the City to provide reproductive health care, identify any challenges faced by licensed medical providers to provide reproductive health care, and make recommendations for increasing the capacity of such providers to provide reproductive health care.   Action details Not available
Int 0466-2022 *Tiffany Cabán  Prohibiting the use of city resources to enforce abortion restrictions.IntroductionThe bill would prohibit City agencies from using City resources, including, but not limited to, time spent by employees and the use of city property, to detain persons for performing or aiding with abortions or to cooperate with out-of-state entities related to abortions performed in New York state.   Action details Not available
Int 0475-2022 *Shahana K. Hanif  Cause of action related to interference with reproductive or endocrine medical care.IntroductionThis bill would create a private right of action for interference with reproductive or endocrine medical care. A person would be able to bring a claim of interference with reproductive or endocrine medical care when a lawsuit is commenced against such person on the basis of medical care relating to the human reproductive or endocrine systems that is legal in New York City and which was provided, in whole or in part, in New York City.   Action details Not available
Int 0507-2022 *Carlina Rivera   Requiring the department of health and mental hygiene to make medication abortion available at no cost to a patient at its health clinics.IntroductionThis bill would require the Department of Health and Mental Hygiene (DOHMH) to provide FDA-approved medication for medication abortion, at no cost to a patient, at health clinics operated by DOHMH. DOHMH would provide such medication to patients who seek to terminate their pregnancy, when the use of such medication is indicated and in accordance with the medically reasonable and good faith professional judgment of such patient’s medical provider. DOHMH would also provide counseling and timely referrals to other health facilities and qualified family planning providers, if needed, for other services.   Action details Not available
Res 0195-2022 *Gale A. Brewer  The Reproductive Freedom and Equity Program (S.9078/A.10148A)Resolution    Action details Not available
Res 0196-2022 *Selvena N. Brooks-Powers  Allow out-of-state physicians to provide reproductive health services in this state while awaiting full licensure. (S.9137/A.10356)Resolution    Action details Not available
Res 0197-2022 *Tiffany Cabán  Declaring New York City a safe city for all those in need of abortion-related care.Resolution    Action details Not available
Res 0200-2022 *Julie Menin  Declaring January 22, 2023 as Roe v. Wade Day in the City of New York to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the landmark United States Supreme Court decision.Resolution    Action details Not available