File #: Int 0610-2022    Version: Name: Requiring the department of education to provide information on the local 988 suicide and crisis lifeline and other related resources.
Type: Introduction Status: Enacted (Mayor's Desk for Signature)
Committee: Committee on Education
On agenda: 8/11/2022
Enactment date: Law number:
Title: A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to requiring the department of education to provide information on the local 988 suicide and crisis lifeline and other related resources
Sponsors: Erik D. Bottcher, Rita C. Joseph, Linda Lee, Eric Dinowitz, Gale A. Brewer, Julie Menin, Selvena N. Brooks-Powers, Lincoln Restler, Shahana K. Hanif, Sandra Ung, Julie Won, Sandy Nurse, Jennifer Gutiérrez, Marjorie Velázquez, Althea V. Stevens, Chi A. Ossé, Alexa Avilés, Nantasha M. Williams, James F. Gennaro, Shekar Krishnan, Lynn C. Schulman, Kamillah Hanks, Shaun Abreu, Pierina Ana Sanchez, Justin L. Brannan, Carmen N. De La Rosa, Mercedes Narcisse, Kevin C. Riley, Amanda Farías, Farah N. Louis, Tiffany Cabán, Carlina Rivera
Council Member Sponsors: 32
Summary: This bill would require the Department of Education to distribute information about suicide prevention to students, including the new 988 suicide and crisis lifeline number, information on suicide’s warning signs and risk factors and other related suicide prevention resources it deems important for students.
Attachments: 1. Summary of Int. No. 610-A, 2. Summary of Int. No. 610, 3. Int. No. 610, 4. August 11, 2022 - Stated Meeting Agenda, 5. Hearing Transcript - Stated Meeting 8-11-22, 6. Minutes of the Stated Meeting - August 11, 2022, 7. Committee Report 9/21/22, 8. Hearing Testimony 9/21/22, 9. Hearing Transcript 9/21/22, 10. Proposed Int. No. 610-A - 11/14/22, 11. Committee Report 11/22/22, 12. Hearing Transcript 11/22/22, 13. Committee Report - Stated Meeting, 14. Fiscal Impact Statement, 15. Hearing Transcript - Stated Meeting 11-22-22, 16. November 22, 2022 - Stated Meeting Agenda
Date Ver.Prime SponsorAction ByActionResultAction DetailsMeeting DetailsMultimedia
11/22/2022AErik D. Bottcher City Council Sent to Mayor by Council  Action details Meeting details Not available
11/22/2022AErik D. Bottcher City Council Approved by CouncilPass Action details Meeting details Not available
11/22/2022*Erik D. Bottcher Committee on Education Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Meeting details Not available
11/22/2022*Erik D. Bottcher Committee on Education Amendment Proposed by Comm  Action details Meeting details Not available
11/22/2022*Erik D. Bottcher Committee on Education Amended by Committee  Action details Meeting details Not available
11/22/2022AErik D. Bottcher Committee on Education Approved by CommitteePass Action details Meeting details Not available
9/21/2022*Erik D. Bottcher Committee on Education Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Meeting details Not available
9/21/2022*Erik D. Bottcher Committee on Education Laid Over by Committee  Action details Meeting details Not available
8/11/2022*Erik D. Bottcher City Council Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Meeting details Not available
8/11/2022*Erik D. Bottcher City Council Introduced by Council  Action details Meeting details Not available

Int. No. 610-A

 

By Council Members Bottcher, Joseph, Lee, Dinowitz, Brewer, Menin, Brooks-Powers, Restler, Hanif, Ung, Won, Nurse, Gutiérrez, Velázquez, Stevens, Ossé, Avilés, Williams, Gennaro, Krishnan, Schulman, Hanks, Abreu, Sanchez, Brannan, De La Rosa, Narcisse, Riley, Farías, Louis, Cabán and Rivera

 

A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to requiring the department of education to provide information on the local 988 suicide and crisis lifeline and other related resources

 

Be it enacted by the Council as follows:

 

Section 1. Title 21-A of the administrative code of the city of New York is amended by adding a new chapter 29 to read as follows:

CHAPTER 29

DISTRIBUTION OF INFORMATION REGARDING SUICIDE PREVENTION

§ 21-1000 Distribution of information regarding suicide prevention. a. Definitions. For purposes of this section, the term “school” means a school of the city school district of the city of New York.

b. No later than September 15, 2023, and annually thereafter, the department shall distribute to each school, to be shared with every student of such school, the following information in writing, in hard copy, or electronically if availability of similar documents occurs electronically, using plain, simple, and age-appropriate language:

1. The 988 suicide and crisis lifeline number;

2. Information about suicide, including warning signs, risk factors, and prevention; and

3. Any other information that the department deems relevant.

§ 2. This local law takes effect immediately.

 

 

 

MMB/NJF

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11/14/2022 1:00PM