S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K
2011-2012 Regular Sessions
I N S E N A T E
March 18, 2011
Introduced by Sen. SAVINO -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
printed to be committed to the Committee on Children and Families
AN ACT to amend the social services law, in relation to parents and
caretakers who work a late shift
THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
Section 1. Section 410-w of the social services law is amended by
adding a new subdivision 7 to read as follows:
7. PARENTS AND CARETAKERS WHO ARE OTHERWISE ELIGIBLE FOR A CHILD CARE
SUBSIDY SHALL RECEIVE A SUBSIDY WHEN CARE IS NECESSARY TO ENABLE THEM TO
SLEEP BECAUSE THEY WORK A LATE SHIFT AND HAVE A CHILD WHO IS UNDER THE
AGE OF SIX AND NOT IN SCHOOL FOR A FULL SCHOOL DAY. THE AUTHORIZATION
FOR A SUBSIDY SHALL BE SUFFICIENT TO ALLOW THE PARENT TO OBTAIN EIGHT
HOURS OF SLEEP.
S 2. This act shall take effect immediately.
EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
[ ] is old law to be omitted.