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Meeting Name: Committee on Health Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 2/1/2023 10:00 AM Minutes status: Draft  
Meeting location: Committee Room - City Hall
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T2023-2781 *   Oversight – NYC’s Efforts to Address the Growing Diabetes Epidemic.Oversight    Not available Not available
Int 0675-2022 *Crystal Hudson  Aging In Place Package - Requiring the department of health and mental hygiene to create a telemedicine accessibility plan.IntroductionThis bill would require the department of health and mental hygiene to create a telemedicine accessibility plan to improve the availability and accessibility of portable monitoring devices and telehealth devices for populations that could be better served by telemedicine services.   Not available Not available
Int 0687-2022 *Keith Powers   Requiring added sugar notifications for menu items in chain restaurants.IntroductionThis bill would require that chain restaurants (those with 15 or more restaurants) in New York City post a sugar warning icon on the menu or menu board next to all menu items that exceed a specified level of added sugars, and post a warning statement at the point of purchase or, for self-serve items, at the dispensing point. In addition, it would require the chain menu developer to report every 90 days on the amount of sugar and sodium in each menu item.   Not available Not available
T2023-2913 *Lynn C. Schulman PreconsideredRequiring the department of health and mental hygiene to develop and implement a citywide type 2 diabetes reduction plan.IntroductionThis bill would require the Department of Health and Mental Hygiene (DOHMH) to develop and implement a plan to reduce the prevalence of Type 2 diabetes in New York City (NYC). DOHMH would be required to report annually on the number of adults with Type 2 diabetes in NYC and on its efforts to reduce the prevalence of Type 2 diabetes.   Not available Not available