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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Int 0458-2022 *Adrienne E. Adams  Requiring the department of health and mental hygiene to maintain language access services for abortion providers.IntroductionThis bill would require the Department of Health and Mental Hygiene (DOHMH) to maintain prompt languages access services, defined as interpretation or translation services, for an abortion provider to ensure an individual obtaining an abortion communicates with an abortion provider in their preferred language. This bill would also require DOHMH to annually report on the language access services to the Mayor and the Speaker of the Council and post such report on its website.   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 individuals who sought and received medical services related to reproductive health care, including abortions, in the City. This bill would also require DOHMH to report the total projected numbers of individuals who will seek and receive reproductive health care, including abortions, in the City in the next year. DOHMH would also be required to identify any challenges faced by licensed medical providers to provide reproductive health care, assess the capacity of licensed medical providers in the City 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 and create a private right of action related to detention.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. The bill would also create a private right of action for any person detained in violation of this law.   Action details Not available
Int 0475-2022 *Shahana K. Hanif  Creating a private right of action related to interference with medical care.IntroductionThis bill would create a private right of action for interference with medical care. A person would be able to bring a claim of interference with medical care when a lawsuit is commenced against such person on the basis of medical care 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 mifepristone and misoprostol available free of charge at its health centers, health stations, health clinics and other health facilities,IntroductionThis bill would require DOHMH to provide mifepristone and misoprostol at no cost to the patient in its health centers, health stations, health clinics or other health facilities which also offer services relating to sexual and reproductive health. DOHMH would provide such mifepristone and misoprostol to patients who seek to terminate their pregnancy, when, according to the provider’s reasonable and good faith professional judgment based on the facts of the patient’s case, the patient is within 11 weeks from commencement of pregnancy, and the patient has provided informed consent. 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.10357)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