|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jun 20, 2014||committed to rules|
|Jun 03, 2014||advanced to third reading|
|Jun 02, 2014||2nd report cal.|
|May 29, 2014||1st report cal.1027|
|May 15, 2014||referred to social services|
senate Bill S7523
Archive: Last Bill Status -
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
S7523 - Details
- Law Section:
- Social Services Law
- Laws Affected:
- Amd §§20-a, 421 & 423, Soc Serv L
S7523 - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER:S7523 TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the social services law, in relation to directing the office of children and family services to establish workload standards for child protective services workers PURPOSE: To establish a standard of no more than fifteen cases per month per full-time child protective services worker. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Section 1 amends section 20-a of the social services law to provide that it will not apply to regulations establishing workload standards promulgated pursuant to section 421 (c) of the social service law. Section 2 amends section 421 of the social services law by adding a new paragraph (c) to create workload standards for child protective services which shall be no more than fifteen active cases per month per full-time child protective services worker. Section 3 amends paragraph (c) of subdivision 1 of section 423 of the social services law to provide that child protective services will be subject to section (c) of section 2 of this bill.
S7523 - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 7523 I N S E N A T E May 15, 2014 ___________ Introduced by Sen. GOLDEN -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Social Services AN ACT to amend the social services law, in relation to directing the office of children and family services to establish workload standards for child protective services workers THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Section 20-a of the social services law, as added by chap- ter 107 of the laws of 1971, is amended to read as follows: S 20-a. Local personnel; limitations on department's power. Notwith- standing any inconsistent provision of this chapter, the board, the commissioner or the department, acting singly or in unison, shall not have the power, directly or indirectly to prescribe the number of persons to be employed in any social services district providing the district complies with the minimum federal standards relating thereto; PROVIDED, HOWEVER, THAT THE PROVISIONS OF THIS SECTION SHALL NOT APPLY TO THE REGULATIONS OF THE OFFICE OF CHILDREN AND FAMILY SERVICES ESTAB- LISHING WORKLOAD STANDARDS FOR CHILD PROTECTIVE SERVICES WORKERS PROMUL- GATED PURSUANT TO PARAGRAPH (C) OF SUBDIVISION FOUR OF SECTION FOUR HUNDRED TWENTY-ONE OF THIS CHAPTER. S 2. Subdivision 4 of section 421 of the social services law is amended by adding a new paragraph (c) to read as follows: (C) PROMULGATE REGULATIONS RELATING TO WORKLOAD STANDARDS FOR CHILD PROTECTIVE SERVICES, WHICH SHALL BE NO MORE THAN FIFTEEN ACTIVE CASES PER MONTH PER FULL TIME CHILD PROTECTIVE SERVICES WORKER. NOTHING IN THIS PARAGRAPH SHALL BE CONSTRUED TO FORBID THE OFFICE FROM PROMULGATING REGULATIONS THAT REQUIRE AN AVERAGE WORKLOAD STANDARD OF LESS THAN FIFTEEN ACTIVE CASES PER MONTH PER FULL TIME CHILD PROTECTIVE SERVICES WORKER. S 3. Paragraph (c) of subdivision 1 of section 423 of the social services law, as amended by chapter 83 of the laws of 1995, is amended to read as follows: (c) The child protective service shall have a sufficient staff, SUBJECT TO THE PROVISIONS OF PARAGRAPH (C) OF SUBDIVISION FOUR OF EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted.
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