Meeting Name: Committee on Women and Gender Equity Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 7/1/2022 1:00 PM Minutes status: Final  
Meeting location: HYBRID HEARING - Council Chambers - City Hall
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T2022-1419 *   Oversight - Reproductive RightsOversight Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Not available
T2022-1419 *   Oversight - Reproductive RightsOversight Filed, by Committee  Action details Not available
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.Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Not available
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.Laid Over by Committee  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.Hearing Held by Committee  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.Laid Over by Committee  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.Hearing Held by Committee  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.Laid Over by Committee  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.Hearing Held by Committee  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.Laid Over by Committee  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.Hearing Held by Committee  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.Laid Over by Committee  Action details Not available
Res 0195-2022 *Gale A. Brewer  The Reproductive Freedom and Equity Program (S.9078/A.10148A)Resolution Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Not available
Res 0195-2022 *Gale A. Brewer  The Reproductive Freedom and Equity Program (S.9078/A.10148A)Resolution Laid Over by Committee  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 Hearing Held by Committee  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 Laid Over by Committee  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 Hearing Held by Committee  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 Laid Over by Committee  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 Hearing Held by Committee  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 Laid Over by Committee  Action details Not available
Res 0245-2022 *Public Advocate Jumaane Williams  United States Senate to pass and the President to sign the Women’s Health Protection Act.Resolution Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Not available
Res 0245-2022 *Public Advocate Jumaane Williams  United States Senate to pass and the President to sign the Women’s Health Protection Act.Resolution Laid Over by Committee  Action details Not available