assembly Bill A7581A

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Relates to the caseloads of child protective services workers

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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Feb 26, 2020 reported referred to ways and means
Feb 19, 2020 print number 7581a
Feb 19, 2020 amend and recommit to children and families
Jan 08, 2020 referred to children and families
May 09, 2019 referred to children and families

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A7581 - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S5809
Law Section:
Social Services Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§20-a, 153-k, 421, 423 & 426, Soc Serv L

A7581 - Summary

Establishes standards for caseloads for child protective services workers; requires the state to pay for one hundred percent of the costs associated with compliance of such caseload standard; makes related provisions.

A7581 - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   7581
 
                        2019-2020 Regular Sessions
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                                May 9, 2019
                                ___________
 
 Introduced by M. of A. JAFFEE -- read once and referred to the Committee
   on Children and Families
 
 AN  ACT to amend the social services law, in relation to caseload stand-
   ards for child protective services workers
 
   THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

   Section  1. Section 20-a of the social services law, as added by chap-
 ter 107 of the laws of 1971, is amended to read as follows:
   § 20-a.  Local personnel; limitations on department's power.  Notwith-
 standing any inconsistent provision of  this  chapter,  the  board,  the
 commissioner  or  the  department, acting singly or in unison, shall not
 have the power, directly  or  indirectly  to  prescribe  the  number  of
 persons  to  be  employed  in any social services district providing the
 district complies with the minimum federal standards  relating  thereto;
 PROVIDED,  HOWEVER,  THAT THE PROVISIONS OF THIS SECTION SHALL NOT APPLY
 TO THE REGULATIONS OF THE OFFICE OF CHILDREN AND FAMILY SERVICES  ESTAB-
 LISHING CASELOAD STANDARDS FOR CHILD PROTECTIVE SERVICES WORKERS PROMUL-
 GATED  PURSUANT  TO  PARAGRAPH  (A)  OF SUBDIVISION NINE OF SECTION FOUR
 HUNDRED TWENTY-ONE OF THIS CHAPTER.
   § 2. Paragraph (a) of subdivision 1 of section  153-k  of  the  social
 services law, as added by section 15 of part C of chapter 83 of the laws
 of 2002, is amended to read as follows:
   (a)  Expenditures  made by social services districts for child protec-
 tive services, preventive services provided, as applicable, to  eligible
 children  and  families  of  children  who are in and out of foster care
 placement, independent living services, aftercare services, and adoption
 administration and  services  other  than  adoption  subsidies  provided
 pursuant  to  article  six  of  this  chapter and the regulations of the
 department of family assistance shall, if  approved  by  the  office  of
 children  and  family  services,  be subject to sixty-five percent state
 reimbursement exclusive of any federal funds  made  available  for  such
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.

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A7581A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S5809
Law Section:
Social Services Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§20-a, 153-k, 421, 423 & 426, Soc Serv L

A7581A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Establishes standards for caseloads for child protective services workers; requires the state to pay for one hundred percent of the costs associated with compliance of such caseload standard; makes related provisions.

A7581A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                  7581--A
 
                        2019-2020 Regular Sessions
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                                May 9, 2019
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  M.  of  A.  JAFFEE,  BURKE, D'URSO, CRUZ, REYES, LIFTON,
   GLICK, FRONTUS, COLTON, DICKENS, DeSTEFANO, JEAN-PIERRE, COOK,  BLAKE,
   SCHMITT,  PICHARDO,  RIVERA,  ORTIZ,  BARRON,  FALL,  CROUCH, BRONSON,
   STIRPE, PERRY,  ENGLEBRIGHT,  PALUMBO,  STECK,  DINOWITZ,  RICHARDSON,
   HUNTER,  D. ROSENTHAL,  GIGLIO,  WEPRIN,  SMITH,  RA, EPSTEIN, SAYEGH,
   LUPARDO, ABINANTI, MOSLEY, PALMESANO -- Multi-Sponsored by -- M. of A.
   ARROYO, DE LA ROSA, GALEF, MANKTELOW, McDONOUGH, SIMON, TAGUE,  THIELE
   -- read once and referred to the Committee on Children and Families --
   recommitted  to  the  Committee on Children and Families in accordance
   with Assembly Rule 3, sec. 2 -- committee  discharged,  bill  amended,
   ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted to said committee
 
 AN  ACT to amend the social services law, in relation to caseload stand-
   ards for child protective services workers
 
   THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section  1. Section 20-a of the social services law, as added by chap-
 ter 107 of the laws of 1971, is amended to read as follows:
   § 20-a.  Local personnel; limitations on department's power.  Notwith-
 standing any inconsistent provision of  this  chapter,  the  board,  the
 commissioner  or  the  department, acting singly or in unison, shall not
 have the power, directly  or  indirectly  to  prescribe  the  number  of
 persons  to  be  employed  in any social services district providing the
 district complies with the minimum federal standards  relating  thereto;
 PROVIDED,  HOWEVER,  THAT THE PROVISIONS OF THIS SECTION SHALL NOT APPLY
 TO THE REGULATIONS OF THE OFFICE OF CHILDREN AND FAMILY SERVICES  ESTAB-
 LISHING CASELOAD STANDARDS FOR CHILD PROTECTIVE SERVICES WORKERS PROMUL-
 GATED  PURSUANT  TO  PARAGRAPH  (A)  OF SUBDIVISION NINE OF SECTION FOUR
 HUNDRED TWENTY-ONE OF THIS CHAPTER.
   § 2. Paragraph (a) of subdivision 1 of section  153-k  of  the  social
 services law, as added by section 15 of part C of chapter 83 of the laws
 of 2002, is amended to read as follows:
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.