senate Bill S6672

2015-2016 Legislative Session

Directs the office of children and family services to study, make recommendations on and report on child day care and the availability of funding therefor

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Feb 04, 2016 referred to children and families

S6672 (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Senate Children And Families
Law Section:
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2017-2018: S5709
2019-2020: S753

S6672 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Directs the office of children and family services to study, make recommendations on and report on child day care and the availability of funding therefor.

S6672 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S6672 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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


                            I N  S E N A T E

                            February 4, 2016

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 direct the office of children and family services to  examine,
  evaluate  and make recommendations on the availability of day care for
  children, and determine the unmet need of child  care  subsidies;  and
  providing for the repeal of such provisions upon expiration thereof


  Section 1. The office of children and family services  shall  examine,
evaluate and make recommendations concerning the availability of funding
for day care for children in the state. Such office shall pay particular
attention to the impact of the lack of necessary child day care upon the
ability  of  working  families  to achieve self-sufficiency and a better
standard of living.
  The office of children and family services shall direct its  attention
  (a)  establishing  an inventory of child day care for working families
and those at or near poverty;
  (b) identifying child day care shortage areas on a regional basis  and
providing projections of the future demand of the next five to ten years
for  child  day  care  based on the regional birth rates, employment and
population growth rates;
  (c) comparing on a statewide and regional basis, the demand for  child
day  care  services  over  the  succeeding  five to ten years, including
whether the projected growth rate in the child day care industry will be
sufficient to meet such future needs;
  (d) offering recommendations to the department of labor and any  other
relevant  agencies as to how the labor force can help meet the projected
  (e) identifying policies that would encourage  the  establishment  and
operation  of  more  child day care center providers, and increasing the
capacity of existing child day care providers;

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


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