assembly Bill A290

2017-2018 Legislative Session

Implements a cost estimation model for child care

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Jan 16, 2018 referred to finance
delivered to senate
passed assembly
Jan 03, 2018 ordered to third reading cal.26
returned to assembly
died in senate
Jun 06, 2017 referred to rules
delivered to senate
passed assembly
May 25, 2017 advanced to third reading cal.481
May 23, 2017 reported
Feb 07, 2017 reported referred to ways and means
Jan 05, 2017 referred to children and families

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A290 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S1455
Current Committee:
Senate Finance
Law Section:
Social Services Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§410-x & 410-z, Soc Serv L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2015-2016: A9900, S7426
2019-2020: A580, S245

A290 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Requires the office of children and family services to utilize a cost estimation model when determining the actual cost providers incur when providing child care and requires the office to prepare an annual report detailing such.

A290 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                   290

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                             January 5, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced  by M. of A. JAFFEE, LUPARDO -- read once and referred to the
  Committee on Children and Families

AN ACT to amend the social services law, in relation to  implementing  a
  cost estimation model for child care

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

  Section 1. Subdivisions 5, 6, 7 and 8 of section 410-x of  the  social
services law are renumbered subdivision 6, 7, 8 and 9 and a new subdivi-
sion 5 is added to read as follows:
  5.  (A)  FOR  EACH  GROUP  FOR WHICH THE OFFICE OF CHILDREN AND FAMILY
SERVICES DETERMINES A SEPARATE PAYMENT RATE PURSUANT TO SUBDIVISION FOUR
OF THIS SECTION, AND AT THE SAME FREQUENCY, SUCH OFFICE SHALL UTILIZE  A
COST  ESTIMATION MODEL TO DETERMINE THE ACTUAL COST PROVIDERS INCUR WHEN
PROVIDING CHILD CARE. THE COST ESTIMATION MODEL SHALL IDENTIFY AND  TAKE
INTO  ACCOUNT  COST DRIVERS INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO EMPLOYEE SALARY
AND BENEFITS, ENROLLMENT LEVELS,  FACILITY  COSTS  AND  COMPLIANCE  WITH
STATUTORY AND REGULATORY REQUIREMENTS.  WHERE A QUALITY RATING SYSTEM OR
ANY  QUALITY  INDICATORS  ARE  BEING UTILIZED, THE COST ESTIMATION MODEL
SHALL ALSO TAKE INTO ACCOUNT THE COST  OF  PROVIDING  SERVICES  AT  EACH
LEVEL OF QUALITY.
  (B)  IN  DEVELOPING  SUCH  MODEL  THE  OFFICE  OF  CHILDREN AND FAMILY
SERVICES SHALL CONSULT WITH STAKEHOLDERS INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED  TO,
REPRESENTATIVES OF CHILD CARE RESOURCE AND REFERRAL AGENCIES, CHILD CARE
PROVIDERS  AND  ANY  STATE  ADVISORY  COUNCIL ESTABLISHED PURSUANT TO 42
U.S.C.S. § 9831 ET. SEQ., AS AMENDED. THE COST ESTIMATION MODEL SHALL BE
STATISTICALLY VALID,  USING  COMPLETE  AND  CURRENT  DATA  AND  RIGOROUS
COLLECTION METHODS.
  §  2. Section 410-z of the social services law, as added by section 52
of part B of chapter 436 of the laws of 1997,  is  amended  to  read  as
follows:

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD01272-01-7