assembly Bill A1496

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Requires day care providers to escrow security deposits exceeding the value of two weeks of provided services

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Jan 15, 2019 referred to children and families

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A1496 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S788
Current Committee:
Assembly Children And Families
Law Section:
Social Services Law
Laws Affected:
Add §390-l, Soc Serv L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2009-2010: S4513
2011-2012: S2355
2013-2014: S1425
2015-2016: A9201, S3247
2017-2018: A950, A3665, S3733

A1496 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Requires day care providers to escrow security deposits in excess of the value of two weeks of provided services.

A1496 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  1496

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            January 15, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced by M. of A. RICHARDSON, CARROLL, MONTESANO, HYNDMAN, DICKENS,
  COOK -- Multi-Sponsored by -- M. of A. SIMON -- read once and referred
  to the Committee on Children and Families

AN  ACT to amend the social services law, in relation to security depos-
  its collected by child day care providers

  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-l to read as follows:
  § 390-L. REQUIRING CHILD DAY CARE PROVIDERS TO ESCROW CERTAIN SECURITY
DEPOSITS.  1. CHILD DAY CARE PROVIDERS, LICENSED OR REGISTERED  PURSUANT
TO  THIS  TITLE,  THAT COLLECT ADVANCE SECURITY DEPOSITS OF AN AMOUNT IN
EXCESS OF, BUT NOT EQUAL TO,  THE  FEE  FOR  TWO  WEEKS  OF  CHILD  CARE
SERVICES  ARE REQUIRED TO DEPOSIT THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN THE FEE FOR TWO
WEEKS OF SERVICES AND THE TOTAL AMOUNT OF THE REQUIRED SECURITY  DEPOSIT
INTO  AN  ESCROW  ACCOUNT  WHICH  SHALL NOT BE MINGLED WITH THE PERSONAL
MONIES OR BECOME AN ASSET OF THE DAY CARE PROVIDER.
  2. THE CHILD DAY CARE PROVIDER MUST COMPLY WITH  THE  REQUIREMENTS  OF
SUBDIVISION ONE OF THIS SECTION AND, PRIOR TO TERMINATION OF SERVICES BY
THE CHILD'S PARENT OR GUARDIAN MUST:
  (A) PROVIDE CHILD CARE SERVICES EQUAL TO THE AMOUNT OF TIME COVERED BY
THE TOTAL AMOUNT OF THE SECURITY DEPOSIT; OR
  (B) RETURN THE EXCESS SECURITY DEPOSIT PLUS ACCRUED INTEREST; OR
  (C)  RETURN  THE  TOTAL  AMOUNT  OF  THE SECURITY DEPOSIT PLUS ACCRUED
INTEREST ON THE EXCESS SECURITY DEPOSIT.
  § 2. This act shall take effect on the sixtieth  day  after  it  shall
have become a law.


 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD02882-01-9

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