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File #: Int 2042-2020    Version: Name: Posting information about midwives online.
Type: Introduction Status: Enacted
Committee: Committee on Health
On agenda: 8/27/2020
Enactment date: 6/27/2021 Law number: 2021/076
Title: A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to posting information about midwives online
Sponsors: Vanessa L. Gibson, Kalman Yeger , Helen K. Rosenthal, Bill Perkins, Diana I. Ayala, Margaret S. Chin, Laurie A. Cumbo, Adrienne E. Adams, Deborah L. Rose, Farah N. Louis, Robert E. Cornegy, Jr., Inez D. Barron, Darma V. Diaz, Kevin C. Riley, Carlina Rivera , Alicka Ampry-Samuel , Karen Koslowitz, James F. Gennaro
Council Member Sponsors: 18
Summary: This bill would require the Department of Health and Mental Hygiene (DOHMH) to post information about licensed midwives, including the services they offer and how to find them, on the DOHMH website.
Attachments: 1. Summary of Int. No. 2042, 2. Int. No. 2042, 3. August 27, 2020 - Stated Meeting Agenda with Links to Files, 4. Hearing Transcript - Stated Meeting 8-27-20, 5. Minutes of the Stated Meeting - August 27, 2020, 6. Committee Report 12/7/20, 7. Hearing Testimony 12/7/20, 8. Hearing Transcript 12/7/20, 9. Proposed Int. No. 2042-A - 5/24/21, 10. Committee Report 5/26/21, 11. Hearing Transcript 5/26/21, 12. Committee Report - Stated Meeting, 13. May 27, 2021 - Stated Meeting Agenda with Links to Files, 14. Hearing Transcript - Stated Meeting 5-27-21, 15. Minutes of the Stated Meeting - May 27, 2021, 16. Int. No. 2042-A (FINAL), 17. Fiscal Impact Statement, 18. Legislative Documents - Letter to the Mayor, 19. Local Law 76
Date Ver.Prime SponsorAction ByActionResultAction DetailsMeeting DetailsMultimedia
6/28/2021AVanessa L. Gibson City Council Returned Unsigned by Mayor  Action details Meeting details Not available
6/27/2021AVanessa L. Gibson Administration City Charter Rule Adopted  Action details Meeting details Not available
5/27/2021AVanessa L. Gibson City Council Sent to Mayor by Council  Action details Meeting details Not available
5/27/2021AVanessa L. Gibson City Council Approved by CouncilPass Action details Meeting details Not available
5/26/2021*Vanessa L. Gibson Committee on Health Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Meeting details Not available
5/26/2021*Vanessa L. Gibson Committee on Health Amendment Proposed by Comm  Action details Meeting details Not available
5/26/2021*Vanessa L. Gibson Committee on Health Amended by Committee  Action details Meeting details Not available
5/26/2021AVanessa L. Gibson Committee on Health Approved by CommitteePass Action details Meeting details Not available
12/7/2020*Vanessa L. Gibson Committee on Hospitals Laid Over by Committee  Action details Meeting details Not available
12/7/2020*Vanessa L. Gibson Committee on Hospitals Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Meeting details Not available
12/7/2020*Vanessa L. Gibson Committee on Women and Gender Equity Laid Over by Committee  Action details Meeting details Not available
12/7/2020*Vanessa L. Gibson Committee on Women and Gender Equity Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Meeting details Not available
12/7/2020*Vanessa L. Gibson Committee on Health Laid Over by Committee  Action details Meeting details Not available
12/7/2020*Vanessa L. Gibson Committee on Health Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Meeting details Not available
8/27/2020*Vanessa L. Gibson City Council Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Meeting details Not available
8/27/2020*Vanessa L. Gibson City Council Introduced by Council  Action details Meeting details Not available

Int. No. 2042-A

 

By Council Members Gibson, Yeger, Rosenthal, Perkins, Ayala, Chin, Cumbo, Adams, Rose, Louis, Cornegy, Barron, D. Diaz, Riley, Rivera, Ampry-Samuel, Koslowitz and Gennaro

 

A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to posting information about midwives online

 

Be it enacted by the Council as follows:

 

Section 1. Chapter 1 of title 17 of the administrative code of the city of New York is amended by adding new section 17-199.17 to read as follows:

§ 17-199.17 Information on midwives. a. Definitions. For the purposes of this section, “midwife” means an individual who is licensed or certified to practice midwifery in New York state.

b. The department shall make available information on the services offered by midwives and information on how to find a midwife on the department’s website, in English and in each of the designated citywide languages as defined in section 23-1101.

§ 2. This local law takes effect immediately.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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