senate Bill S2619

2015-2016 Legislative Session

Requires social services districts to establish a homeless housing task force for purposes of developing a ten year plan and guidelines

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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
May 24, 2016 reported and committed to finance
Jan 06, 2016 referred to social services
Jan 26, 2015 referred to social services

Votes

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May 24, 2016 - Social Services committee Vote

S2619
2
1
committee
2
Aye
1
Nay
4
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Social Services Committee Vote: May 24, 2016

aye (2)
nay (1)

S2619 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A3534
Current Committee:
Senate Finance
Law Section:
Social Services Law
Laws Affected:
Add §50-a, amd §50, Soc Serv L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2009-2010: S2086, A1493
2011-2012: S1063, A2971, A9457
2013-2014: S1635, A1982
2017-2018: S2347, A5314
2019-2020: S3255, A5714

S2619 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Requires social services districts to establish a homeless housing task force for purposes of developing a ten-year plan and guidelines to address long-term and short-term housing.

S2619 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S2619 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  2619

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 26, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  PARKER -- 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 the creation  by
  each social services district of a homeless housing task force

  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
50-a to read as follows:
  S  50-A. HOMELESS HOUSING TASK FORCE. 1. EACH SOCIAL SERVICES DISTRICT
IN THE STATE SHALL CREATE A HOMELESS HOUSING TASK  FORCE  TO  DEVELOP  A
TEN-YEAR HOMELESS HOUSING PLAN ADDRESSING SHORT-TERM AND LONG-TERM HOUS-
ING  FOR  HOMELESS PERSONS. SUCH PLAN SHALL INCLUDE GUIDELINES FOR EMER-
GENCY SHELTERS; SHORT-TERM HOUSING;  TEMPORARY  ENCAMPMENTS;  SUPPORTIVE
HOUSING  FOR  CHRONICALLY HOMELESS PERSONS; LONG-TERM HOUSING; STANDARDS
FOR HEALTH AND SAFETY; AND PUBLIC NOTICE REGARDING LOCATION  OF  FACILI-
TIES.
  2.  MEMBERSHIP  ON THE TASK FORCE SHALL INCLUDE REPRESENTATIVES OF THE
COUNTIES, CITIES, TOWNS, HOUSING AUTHORITIES, CIVIL AND FAITH  ORGANIZA-
TIONS,  SCHOOLS,  COMMUNITY  NETWORKS,  HUMAN  SERVICES  PROVIDERS,  LAW
ENFORCEMENT  PERSONNEL,  SUBSTANCE  ABUSE  TREATMENT  PROVIDERS,  MENTAL
HEALTH  CARE  PROVIDERS,  EMERGENCY  HEALTH  CARE PROVIDERS, BUSINESSES,
AT-LARGE REPRESENTATIVES OF THE COMMUNITY, AND A  HOMELESS  OR  FORMERLY
HOMELESS INDIVIDUAL.
  3.  ANY  PLAN  AND  GUIDELINES DEVELOPED BY A SOCIAL SERVICES DISTRICT
HOMELESS HOUSING TASK FORCE SHALL BE CONSISTENT WITH REGULATIONS  APPLI-
CABLE TO PROJECTS PROMULGATED PURSUANT TO TITLE ONE OF THIS ARTICLE.
  4.  EACH  DISTRICT  HOMELESS HOUSING TASK FORCE SHALL MAKE RECOMMENDA-
TIONS BASED ON THE PLAN AND GUIDELINES REGARDING THE ALLOCATION OF FUNDS
RECEIVED FROM ANY PUBLIC OR PRIVATE SOURCE.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD06593-01-5

S. 2619                             2

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