Health and Human Services Committee November 13, 2019
The Health and Human Services Committee will meet to review and discuss the following:
Board Bill Number 140
Introduced by Ald. Ingrassia, Coatar, P. Boyd, Howard
An Ordinance amending Ordinance 67799 (Attachment A), Section Two, to be codified as subsection 10.04.285.E. of the Revised Code of the City of St. Louis, regulating the conditions of animals kept outdoors; amending Ordinance 66595 (Attachment B), Section Six, to be codified at subsection 10.04.220.E.16.j. of the Revised Code of the City of St. Louis, regarding the establishment and use of dog parks, allowing for waivers of certain requirements; repealing Section 10.04.010 of Ordinance 67799 (Attachment A) and enacting in lieu thereof a new Section 10.04.010 to be codified in the Revised Code of the City of St. Louis, pertaining to definitions; enacting a new Code Section 10.12.070 to the Revised Code of the City of St. Louis – prohibiting declawing of cats; and amending Ordinance 70889 (Attachment C) Section Three II. B. 1 adjusting the requirements for a dangerous dog posted notice.
Board Bill Number 152
Introduced by Ald. Ingrassia, Guenther, Coatar, Cohn, Middlebrook, Green, Rice, Davis, Todd and Murphy
An ordinance prohibiting medical and mental healthcare providers from providing conversion therapy, also known as reparative therapy, ex-gay therapy, or sexual orientation and gender identity change efforts to a minor, regardless of whether the provider receives compensation in exchange for such services, and providing penalties for the violation of said prohibition; and authorizing the Director of the Health Department to receive, investigate, and refer to the City 6 BB Counselor for prosecution in municipal court complaints of alleged violations of the provisions of this ordinance, and containing an emergency clause.
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