assembly Bill A5836

2017-2018 Legislative Session

Requires social services districts to maintain a waiting list of families who have applied for child care assistance and data regarding the income of such families

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Jan 03, 2018 ordered to third reading cal.418
May 18, 2017 advanced to third reading cal.433
May 16, 2017 reported
Apr 26, 2017 reported referred to ways and means
Feb 16, 2017 referred to children and families

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A5836 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S6286
Law Section:
Social Services Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §410-z, Soc Serv L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2009-2010: A3660, S4627
2011-2012: A7028, S2354
2013-2014: A2581, S1424
2015-2016: A3416, A7585, S973
2019-2020: A6267
2021-2022: A4524

A5836 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Requires each social services district to maintain a waiting list of eligible families who have applied for child care assistance; further requires the local districts to report such list to the office of children and family services who shall then compile such reports and issue one report to the legislature annually; further requires the social services districts to collect data regarding the income of families who have applied, were denied and received child care assistance and issue a report to the office of children and family services who shall then compile such reports and issue one report to the legislature annually.

A5836 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  5836

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            February 16, 2017
                               ___________

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

AN ACT to amend the social services law, in relation to requiring social
  services  districts  to  maintain  a  waiting list of certain families
  applying for child care assistance

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

  Section  1.  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:
  §  410-z.  Reporting  requirements.  1.  Each social services district
shall collect and submit to the  [department]  OFFICE  OF  CHILDREN  AND
FAMILY  SERVICES,  in  such  form and at such times as  specified by the
[department] OFFICE OF CHILDREN  AND  FAMILY  SERVICES,  such  data  and
information  regarding  child   care assistance provided under the block
grant as the [department] OFFICE OF CHILDREN  AND  FAMILY  SERVICES  may
need to comply with federal reporting requirements.
  2.  (A) EACH SOCIAL SERVICES DISTRICT SHALL MAINTAIN A WAITING LIST OF
ELIGIBLE FAMILIES WHO HAVE APPLIED FOR CHILD CARE ASSISTANCE PURSUANT TO
THIS  TITLE AND WHO HAVE NOT RECEIVED SUCH ASSISTANCE. SUCH WAITING LIST
SHALL CONTAIN INFORMATION INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO:
  (I) THE DATE THE CHILD CARE ASSISTANCE WAS REQUESTED;
  (II) THE DATE THE CHILD CARE ASSISTANCE WAS RECEIVED;
  (III) THE AGE OF THE CHILD OR CHILDREN THE ASSISTANCE WAS REQUESTED ON
BEHALF OF; AND
  (IV) THE TOTAL NUMBER OF FAMILIES ON SUCH WAITING LIST AS OF THE FIRST
DAY OF EACH MONTH.
  (B) EACH DISTRICT SHALL ISSUE A REPORT TO THE OFFICE OF  CHILDREN  AND
FAMILY SERVICES BY OCTOBER FIFTEENTH, TWO THOUSAND NINETEEN, AND ANNUAL-
LY  THEREAFTER DETAILING MONTH-TO-MONTH INFORMATION REQUIRED PURSUANT TO

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD06187-01-7