senate Bill S2691

Vetoed By Governor
2015-2016 Legislative Session

Directs the office of children and family services to promulgate regulations establishing workload standards for child protective service employees

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  • Introduced
  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Vetoed by Governor

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Dec 31, 2016 vetoed memo.301
Dec 20, 2016 delivered to governor
Jun 15, 2016 returned to senate
passed assembly
ordered to third reading rules cal.320
substituted for a10506
May 23, 2016 referred to children and families
delivered to assembly
passed senate
May 03, 2016 advanced to third reading
Apr 12, 2016 2nd report cal.
Apr 11, 2016 1st report cal.581
Feb 09, 2016 reported and committed to finance
Jan 06, 2016 referred to social services
returned to senate
died in assembly
Jun 15, 2015 referred to children and families
delivered to assembly
passed senate
ordered to third reading cal.1526
committee discharged and committed to rules
Jun 02, 2015 reported and committed to finance
Jan 28, 2015 referred to social services

Votes

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Apr 11, 2016 - Finance committee Vote

S2691
34
0
committee
34
Aye
0
Nay
1
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
2
Excused
0
Abstained
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Feb 9, 2016 - Social Services committee Vote

S2691
7
0
committee
7
Aye
0
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Social Services Committee Vote: Feb 9, 2016

Jun 15, 2015 - Rules committee Vote

S2691
24
0
committee
24
Aye
0
Nay
1
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Jun 2, 2015 - Social Services committee Vote

S2691
6
0
committee
6
Aye
0
Nay
1
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Social Services Committee Vote: Jun 2, 2015

aye wr (1)

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S2691 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A10506
Law Section:
Social Services Law
Laws Affected:
Amd ยงยง20-a, 421 & 423, Soc Serv L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2013-2014: S7523
2017-2018: S3146, A4049

S2691 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Directs the office of children and family services to promulgate regulations establishing workload standards for child protective service employees.

S2691 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S2691 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  2691

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 28, 2015
                               ___________

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.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD05876-01-5

S. 2691                             2

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