assembly Bill A9201

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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Feb 03, 2016 referred to children and families

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A9201 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S3247
Current Committee:
Assembly Children And Families
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: A950, A3665, S3733
2019-2020: A1496, S788

A9201 (ACTIVE) - Summary

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

A9201 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  9201

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            February 3, 2016
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M.  of  A.  RICHARDSON  -- read once and referred 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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