assembly Bill A6903A

Vetoed By Governor
2017-2018 Legislative Session

Creation of a study by the commissioner of the office of children and family services regarding staffing levels

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    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Dec 18, 2017 tabled
vetoed memo.211
Dec 06, 2017 delivered to governor
Jun 08, 2017 returned to assembly
passed senate
3rd reading cal.477
substituted for s4574a
Jun 06, 2017 referred to rules
delivered to senate
passed assembly
May 25, 2017 advanced to third reading cal.542
May 23, 2017 reported
May 16, 2017 print number 6903a
May 16, 2017 amend and recommit to children and families
Mar 24, 2017 referred to children and families

A6903 - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S4574
Law Section:
Executive Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §500, Exec L

A6903 - Summary

Creates a study by the commissioner of the office of children and family services regarding staffing levels with specific attention to staffing when incidents involving the misconduct of a resident occur.

A6903 - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  6903

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                             March 24, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced by M. of A. BRINDISI -- read once and referred to the Commit-
  tee on Children and Families

AN  ACT  to  amend  the  executive law, in relation to the creation of a
  study by the  commissioner  of  the  office  of  children  and  family
  services regarding staffing levels

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

  Section 1. Section 500 of the executive law is amended by adding a new
subdivision 2-a to read as follows:
  2-A. THE COMMISSIONER SHALL ESTABLISH AND CONDUCT AN ANNUAL STUDY,  TO
BE  DELIVERED  TO  THE  LEGISLATURE ON OR BEFORE THE FIRST OF JANUARY OF
EACH YEAR, ON FACILITIES OPERATED BY THE OFFICE OF CHILDREN  AND  FAMILY
SERVICES  REGARDING  THE RATIO OF NON-ADMINISTRATIVE STAFF TO RESIDENTS.
IT SHALL BE NOTED IN THESE ANNUAL STUDIES THE NUMBER  OF  EMPLOYEES  WHO
ARE CURRENTLY OUT OF DUTY DUE TO AN ON THE JOB INCIDENT AND ARE CURRENT-
LY  ON  WORKERS'  COMPENSATION  LEAVE.   THESE ANNUAL STUDIES SHALL ALSO
INCLUDE THE NUMBER OF STAFF, SPECIFICALLY  DESCRIBING  THEIR  POSITIONS,
WHO  ARE INVOLVED IN ANY REPORTED INCIDENT INVOLVING THE MISCONDUCT OF A
RESIDENT AND A COMPARISON OF THIS DATA TO OTHER OFFICE OF  CHILDREN  AND
FAMILY SERVICES FACILITIES OF SIMILAR SIZE AND A SIMILAR TYPE AS WELL AS
THE DATE AND TIME OF SUCH INCIDENTS.
  § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.




 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD09690-01-7

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A6903A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S4574
Law Section:
Executive Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §500, Exec L

A6903A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Creates a study by the commissioner of the office of children and family services regarding staffing levels with specific attention to staffing when incidents involving the misconduct of a resident occur.

A6903A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                 6903--A

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                             March 24, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced by M. of A. BRINDISI -- read once and referred to the Commit-
  tee  on  Children  and Families -- committee discharged, bill amended,
  ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted to said committee

AN ACT to amend the executive law, in relation  to  the  creation  of  a
  study  by  the  commissioner  of  the  office  of  children and family
  services regarding staffing levels

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

  Section 1. Section 500 of the executive law is amended by adding a new
subdivision 2-a to read as follows:
  2-A.  THE  COMMISSIONER  SHALL  CONDUCT  AN ANNUAL STUDY OF FACILITIES
OPERATED BY THE OFFICE OF CHILDREN AND FAMILY SERVICES.
  (A) SUCH STUDY SHALL INCLUDE (I) THE RATIO OF NON-ADMINISTRATIVE STAFF
TO RESIDENTS; (II) THE TOTAL NUMBER OF EMPLOYEES COMPARED TO THE  NUMBER
OF  EMPLOYEES  WHO WERE ON WORKERS' COMPENSATION LEAVE; (III) THE NUMBER
OF STAFF INVOLVED IN ANY REPORTED INCIDENT INVOLVING THE ALLEGED MISCON-
DUCT OF A RESIDENT, INCLUDING THE TITLE OF  SUCH  STAFF;  AND  (IV)  ANY
OTHER INFORMATION THE COMMISSIONER DEEMS RELEVANT.
  (B) UTILIZING THE INFORMATION REQUIRED BY PARAGRAPH (A) OF THIS SUBDI-
VISION  FOR  EACH FACILITY OPERATED BY THE OFFICE OF CHILDREN AND FAMILY
SERVICES, THE COMMISSIONER SHALL SUBMIT A REPORT TO THE  LEGISLATURE  NO
LATER THAN JANUARY FIRST OF EACH YEAR.
  § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.



 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD09690-03-7