senate Bill S5929A

Signed By Governor
2017-2018 Legislative Session

Establishes a child care availability taskforce to evaluate the need for and availability of child care throughout the state

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  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Dec 18, 2017 approval memo.59
signed chap.493
Dec 06, 2017 delivered to governor
Jun 14, 2017 returned to senate
passed assembly
ordered to third reading rules cal.245
substituted for a7726a
referred to ways and means
delivered to assembly
passed senate
ordered to third reading cal.1656
Jun 06, 2017 reported and committed to rules
May 18, 2017 print number 5929a
May 18, 2017 amend and recommit to children and families
May 08, 2017 referred to children and families

Votes

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Jun 14, 2017 - Rules committee Vote

S5929A
24
0
committee
24
Aye
0
Nay
1
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Jun 6, 2017 - Children and Families committee Vote

S5929A
4
1
committee
4
Aye
1
Nay
1
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
1
Excused
0
Abstained
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Children and Families Committee Vote: Jun 6, 2017

nay (1)
aye wr (1)
excused (1)

S5929 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A7726
Law Section:
Social Services Law
Laws Affected:
Add §390-k, Soc Serv L

S5929 - Summary

Establishes a child care availability taskforce to evaluate the need for and availability of child care throughout the state and requires such taskforce to report on its findings and recommendations annually.

S5929 - Sponsor Memo

S5929 - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  5929

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               May 8, 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  establishing  a
  child  care availability taskforce to evaluate the need for and avail-
  ability of child care throughout the state

  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
390-k to read as follows:
  § 390-K. CHILD CARE AVAILABILITY TASKFORCE. 1. THERE SHALL  BE  ESTAB-
LISHED  WITHIN  THE  OFFICE OF CHILDREN AND FAMILY SERVICES A CHILD CARE
TASKFORCE FOR THE PURPOSE OF EVALUATING THE NEED FOR AND AVAILABILITY OF
CHILD CARE THROUGHOUT THE STATE.
  2. THE TASKFORCE SHALL BE CHAIRED BY THE COMMISSIONERS OF  THE  OFFICE
OF CHILDREN AND FAMILY SERVICES AND THE OFFICE OF TEMPORARY AND DISABIL-
ITY ASSISTANCE, OR THEIR DESIGNEES. MEMBERS OF THE TASKFORCE SHALL SERVE
WITHOUT  COMPENSATION  FOR  THREE  YEAR TERMS, BUT MAY BE REIMBURSED FOR
ACTUAL COSTS INCURRED FOR PARTICIPATION ON SUCH  TASKFORCE.  MEMBERS  OF
THE  TASKFORCE  SHALL  BE  APPOINTED  BY  THE  GOVERNOR AND COMPRISED AS
FOLLOWS:
  (A) TWO INDIVIDUALS SHALL BE APPOINTED UPON THE RECOMMENDATION OF  THE
SPEAKER  OF THE ASSEMBLY, AT LEAST ONE OF WHOM SHALL BE A PARENT WHO HAS
UTILIZED SUBSIDIZED CHILD CARE;
  (B) TWO INDIVIDUALS SHALL BE APPOINTED UPON THE RECOMMENDATION OF  THE
TEMPORARY  PRESIDENT  OF  THE  SENATE,  AT  LEAST ONE OF WHOM SHALL BE A
PARENT WHO HAS UTILIZED SUBSIDIZED CHILD CARE;
  (C) TWO REPRESENTATIVES OF A CHILD CARE RESOURCE AND REFERRAL AGENCY;
  (D) TWO REPRESENTATIVES OF HOME-BASED CHILD CARE PROVIDERS;
  (E) TWO REPRESENTATIVES OF CENTER-BASED CHILD CARE PROVIDERS; AND
  (F) TWO REPRESENTATIVES FROM THE BUSINESS COMMUNITY.
  3. THE TASKFORCE SHALL EXAMINE THE FOLLOWING:

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

S5929A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A7726
Law Section:
Social Services Law
Laws Affected:
Add §390-k, Soc Serv L

S5929A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Establishes a child care availability taskforce to evaluate the need for and availability of child care throughout the state and requires such taskforce to report on its findings and recommendations annually.

S5929A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S5929A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                 5929--A

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               May 8, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  AVELLA -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Children and  Families  --
  committee  discharged,  bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and
  recommitted to said committee

AN ACT to amend the social services law, in relation to  establishing  a
  child  care availability taskforce to evaluate the need for and avail-
  ability of child care throughout the state

  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
390-k to read as follows:
  § 390-K. CHILD CARE AVAILABILITY TASKFORCE. 1. THERE SHALL  BE  ESTAB-
LISHED  WITHIN  THE  OFFICE OF CHILDREN AND FAMILY SERVICES A CHILD CARE
TASKFORCE FOR THE PURPOSE OF EVALUATING THE NEED FOR AND AVAILABILITY OF
CHILD CARE THROUGHOUT THE STATE.
  2. THE TASKFORCE SHALL BE CHAIRED BY THE COMMISSIONERS OF  THE  OFFICE
OF CHILDREN AND FAMILY SERVICES AND THE OFFICE OF TEMPORARY AND DISABIL-
ITY ASSISTANCE, OR THEIR DESIGNEES. MEMBERS OF THE TASKFORCE SHALL SERVE
WITHOUT  COMPENSATION  FOR  THREE  YEAR TERMS, BUT MAY BE REIMBURSED FOR
ACTUAL COSTS INCURRED FOR PARTICIPATION ON  SUCH  TASKFORCE.    ENSURING
ADEQUATE  GEOGRAPHIC  REPRESENTATION,  MEMBERS OF THE TASKFORCE SHALL BE
APPOINTED BY THE GOVERNOR AND COMPRISED AS FOLLOWS:
  (A) TWO INDIVIDUALS SHALL BE APPOINTED UPON THE RECOMMENDATION OF  THE
SPEAKER  OF THE ASSEMBLY, AT LEAST ONE OF WHOM SHALL BE A PARENT WHO HAS
UTILIZED SUBSIDIZED CHILD CARE;
  (B) TWO INDIVIDUALS SHALL BE APPOINTED UPON THE RECOMMENDATION OF  THE
TEMPORARY  PRESIDENT  OF  THE  SENATE,  AT  LEAST ONE OF WHOM SHALL BE A
PARENT WHO HAS UTILIZED SUBSIDIZED CHILD CARE;
  (C) TWO REPRESENTATIVES OF A CHILD CARE RESOURCE AND REFERRAL AGENCY;
  (D) TWO REPRESENTATIVES OF HOME-BASED CHILD CARE PROVIDERS;
  (E) TWO REPRESENTATIVES OF CENTER-BASED CHILD CARE PROVIDERS; AND

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

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