senate Bill S3247

2015-2016 Legislative Session

Requires day care providers to escrow security deposits exceeding the value of two weeks of provided services

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 17, 2016 committed to rules
Feb 09, 2016 advanced to third reading
Feb 08, 2016 2nd report cal.
Feb 02, 2016 1st report cal.109
Jan 06, 2016 referred to children and families
Jun 25, 2015 committed to rules
May 18, 2015 advanced to third reading
May 13, 2015 2nd report cal.
May 12, 2015 1st report cal.639
Feb 03, 2015 referred to children and families

Votes

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Feb 2, 2016 - Children and Families committee Vote

S3247
7
0
committee
7
Aye
0
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Children and Families Committee Vote: Feb 2, 2016

May 11, 2015 - Children and Families committee Vote

S3247
7
0
committee
7
Aye
0
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Children and Families Committee Vote: May 11, 2015

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S3247 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A9201
Current Committee:
Senate Rules
Law Section:
Social Services Law
Laws Affected:
Add ยง390-j, Soc Serv L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2009-2010: S4513
2011-2012: S2355
2013-2014: S1425
2017-2018: S3733, A950, A3665
2019-2020: S788, A1496

S3247 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Requires day care providers to escrow security deposits in excess of the value of two weeks of provided services.

S3247 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S3247 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  3247

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            February 3, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  MONTGOMERY  -- 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 security  depos-
  its collected by child day care providers

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

  Section 1. The social services law is amended by adding a new  section
390-j to read as follows:
  S 390-J. REQUIRING CHILD DAY CARE PROVIDERS TO ESCROW CERTAIN SECURITY
DEPOSITS.   1. CHILD DAY CARE PROVIDERS, LICENSED OR REGISTERED PURSUANT
TO THIS TITLE, THAT COLLECT ADVANCE SECURITY DEPOSITS OF  AN  AMOUNT  IN
EXCESS  OF,  BUT  NOT  EQUAL  TO,  THE  FEE  FOR TWO WEEKS OF CHILD CARE
SERVICES ARE REQUIRED TO DEPOSIT THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN THE FEE FOR  TWO
WEEKS  OF SERVICES AND THE TOTAL AMOUNT OF THE REQUIRED SECURITY DEPOSIT
INTO AN ESCROW ACCOUNT WHICH SHALL NOT  BE  MINGLED  WITH  THE  PERSONAL
MONIES OR BECOME AN ASSET OF THE DAY CARE PROVIDER.
  2.  THE  CHILD  DAY CARE PROVIDER MUST COMPLY WITH THE REQUIREMENTS OF
SUBDIVISION ONE OF THIS SECTION AND, PRIOR TO TERMINATION OF SERVICES BY
THE CHILD'S PARENT OR GUARDIAN MUST:
  (A) PROVIDE CHILD CARE SERVICES EQUAL TO THE AMOUNT OF TIME COVERED BY
THE TOTAL AMOUNT OF THE SECURITY DEPOSIT; OR
  (B) RETURN THE EXCESS SECURITY DEPOSIT PLUS ACCRUED INTEREST; OR
  (C) RETURN THE TOTAL AMOUNT  OF  THE  SECURITY  DEPOSIT  PLUS  ACCRUED
INTEREST ON THE EXCESS SECURITY DEPOSIT.
  S  2.  This  act  shall take effect on the sixtieth day after it shall
have become a law.


 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD03033-01-5

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