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The proposed bill would require the Department of Health and Mental Hygiene (“DOHMH”), with the cooperation of the Department of Housing Preservation and Development, to submit to the Mayor and the Speaker of the Council, and make publicly available on DOHMH’s website, a comprehensive annual report regarding (i) the implementation, enforcement and efficacy of all lead poisoning prevention and control measures required by local law or rule and (ii) incidences of lead poisoning in children and pregnant women.

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Int. No. 918

 

By Council Members Torres and Holden

 

A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to reporting on lead poisoning prevention and control

 

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 to add a new section 17-186.2 to read as follows:

§ 17-186.2 Annual report on enforcement of provisions relating to childhood lead poisoning. No later than September 1, 2020, and no later than every September 1 thereafter, the department, with the cooperation of the department of housing preservation and development, shall submit to the mayor and the speaker of the council, and make publicly available on the department’s website, a comprehensive report for the prior calendar year regarding the (i) implementation, enforcement and efficacy of all lead poisoning prevention and control measures required by local law or rule and (ii) incidences of lead poisoning in children and pregnant women.

§ 2. This local law takes effect immediately.

 

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