senate Bill S1455

2017-2018 Legislative Session

Implements a cost estimation model for child care

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Actions

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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 09, 2018 reported and committed to finance
Jan 03, 2018 referred to children and families
Mar 01, 2017 reported and committed to finance
Jan 09, 2017 referred to children and families

Votes

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Jan 9, 2018 - Children and Families committee Vote

S1455
5
0
committee
5
Aye
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Nay
2
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Children and Families Committee Vote: Jan 9, 2018

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Mar 1, 2017 - Children and Families committee Vote

S1455
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committee
5
Aye
0
Nay
2
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Children and Families Committee Vote: Mar 1, 2017

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S1455 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A290
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: S7426, A9900
2019-2020: S245, A580

S1455 (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.

S1455 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S1455 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  1455

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             January 9, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  AVELLA -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed 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

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