assembly Bill A7585

2015-2016 Legislative Session

Requires social services districts to maintain a waiting list of families who have applied for child care assistance and data regarding the income of such families

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
May 26, 2016 advanced to third reading cal.787
May 25, 2016 reported
reported referred to ways and means
Jan 20, 2016 committed to children and families
Jan 06, 2016 ordered to third reading cal.299
returned to assembly
died in senate
Jun 18, 2015 referred to rules
delivered to senate
passed assembly
Jun 10, 2015 ordered to third reading rules cal.289
rules report cal.289
reported
Jun 08, 2015 reported referred to rules
Jun 02, 2015 reported referred to ways and means
May 19, 2015 referred to children and families

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A7585 (ACTIVE) - Details

Law Section:
Social Services Law
Laws Affected:
Amd ยง410-z, Soc Serv L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2009-2010: A3660
2011-2012: A7028
2013-2014: A2581
2017-2018: A5836
2019-2020: A6267
2021-2022: A4524

A7585 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Requires each social services district to maintain a waiting list of eligible families who have applied for child care assistance; further requires the local districts to report such list to the office of children and family services who shall then compile such reports and issue one report to the legislature annually; further requires the social services districts to collect data regarding the income of families who have applied, were denied and received child care assistance and issue a report to the office of children and family services who shall then compile such reports and issue one report to the legislature annually.

A7585 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
________________________________________________________________________

                                  7585

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                              May 19, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced by M. of A. WALKER -- read once and referred to the Committee
  on Children and Families

AN ACT to amend the social services law, in relation to requiring social
  services  districts  to  maintain  a  waiting list of certain families
  applying for child care assistance

  THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  Section  1.  Section  410-z  of  the  social services law, as added by
section 52 of part B of chapter 436 of the laws of 1997, is  amended  to
read as follows:
  S  410-z.  Reporting  requirements.  1.  Each social services district
shall collect and submit to the  [department]  OFFICE  OF  CHILDREN  AND
FAMILY  SERVICES,  in  such  form and at such times as  specified by the
[department] OFFICE OF CHILDREN  AND  FAMILY  SERVICES,  such  data  and
information  regarding  child   care assistance provided under the block
grant as the [department] OFFICE OF CHILDREN  AND  FAMILY  SERVICES  may
need to comply with federal reporting requirements.
  2.  (A) EACH SOCIAL SERVICES DISTRICT SHALL MAINTAIN A WAITING LIST OF
ELIGIBLE FAMILIES WHO HAVE APPLIED FOR CHILD CARE ASSISTANCE PURSUANT TO
THIS  TITLE AND WHO HAVE NOT RECEIVED SUCH ASSISTANCE. SUCH WAITING LIST
SHALL CONTAIN INFORMATION INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO:
  (I) THE DATE THE CHILD CARE ASSISTANCE WAS REQUESTED;
  (II) THE DATE THE CHILD CARE ASSISTANCE WAS RECEIVED;
  (III) THE AGE OF THE CHILD OR CHILDREN THE ASSISTANCE WAS REQUESTED ON
BEHALF OF; AND
  (IV) THE TOTAL NUMBER OF FAMILIES ON SUCH WAITING LIST AS OF THE FIRST
DAY OF EACH MONTH.
  (B) EACH DISTRICT SHALL ISSUE A REPORT TO THE OFFICE OF  CHILDREN  AND
FAMILY  SERVICES BY OCTOBER FIFTEENTH, TWO THOUSAND SEVENTEEN, AND ANNU-
ALLY THEREAFTER DETAILING MONTH-TO-MONTH INFORMATION  REQUIRED  PURSUANT

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD03032-01-5