senate Bill S8643A

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Relates to requiring the commissioner to prepare a report of sheltered and unsheltered homeless population during a state disaster emergency

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Current Bill Status Via A10566 - Passed Senate & Assembly


  • Introduced
  • In Committee
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    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
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Actions

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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jul 22, 2020 returned to assembly
passed senate
3rd reading cal.866
substituted for s8643a
Jul 22, 2020 substituted by a10566a
Jul 21, 2020 ordered to third reading cal.866
reported and committed to rules
Jul 14, 2020 committee discharged and committed to social services
Jul 10, 2020 print number 8643a
Jul 10, 2020 amend and recommit to rules
Jun 26, 2020 referred to rules

Votes

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Jul 21, 2020 - Rules committee Vote

S8643A
18
0
committee
18
Aye
0
Nay
1
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Jul 21, 2020 - Social Services committee Vote

S8643A
6
0
committee
6
Aye
0
Nay
1
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Social Services Committee Vote: Jul 21, 2020

aye wr (1)

S8643 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A10566
Law Section:
Social Services Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §17, Soc Serv L

S8643 - Summary

Requires the commissioner to collect information regarding the sheltered and unsheltered homeless population during a state disaster emergency and publish a report containing such information on the department's website.

S8643 - Sponsor Memo

S8643 - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  8643

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              June 26, 2020
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  LIU  --  read  twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Rules

AN ACT to amend the social services law, in relation  to  requiring  the
  commissioner  to  prepare  a  report  of the sheltered and unsheltered
  homeless population during a state disaster emergency

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

  Section  1. Section 17 of the social services law is amended by adding
a new subdivision (d-1) to read as follows:
  (D-1)(1) IN CONSULTATION WITH EACH  LOCAL  HEALTH  DEPARTMENT  IN  THE
COUNTY IN WHICH THE HOMELESS SHELTER IS LOCATED, THE COMMISSIONER OF THE
DEPARTMENT  OF  HEALTH,  THE COMMISSIONERS OF THE DEPARTMENT OF HOMELESS
SERVICES, AND THE COMMISSIONER OF THE NEW YORK CITY DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH
AND MENTAL HYGIENE, SHALL COLLECT INFORMATION  REGARDING  THE  SHELTERED
AND  UNSHELTERED HOMELESS POPULATION, DURING A STATE DISASTER EMERGENCY,
AS DEFINED IN SECTION TWENTY OF THE EXECUTIVE  LAW,  INCLUDING  BUT  NOT
LIMITED TO:
  (I) THE NUMBER OF CONFIRMED INFECTED INDIVIDUALS;
  (II) THE NUMBER OF HOSPITALIZATIONS;
  (III) THE NUMBER OF DEATHS;
  (IV)  INFORMATION  REGARDING  THE  INDIVIDUAL,  IF KNOWN; (A) AGE; (B)
RACE; (C) FAMILY COMPOSITION; (D) SHELTER STATUS; (E)  TYPE  OF  SHELTER
INCLUDING:  FAMILY  SHELTER, A SHELTER FOR ADULTS, A HOTEL, AN EMERGENCY
APARTMENT, A DOMESTIC VIOLENCE SHELTER, A  RUNAWAY  AND  HOMELESS  YOUTH
SHELTER,  OR  AS  A SAFE HOUSE FOR REFUGEES; (F) ANY KNOWN RISK FACTORS;
AND (G) ANY OTHER INFORMATION THE OFFICE DEEMS APPROPRIATE.
  (2) UTILIZING THE INFORMATION COLLECTED PURSUANT TO PARAGRAPH  (1)  OF
THIS  SUBDIVISION,  THE  COMMISSIONERS SHALL PUBLISH A REPORT CONTAINING
SUCH INFORMATION AGGREGATED BY COUNTY AND POST IT ON THE WEBSITE OF EACH
RESPECTIVE AGENCY.
  § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.


 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD16493-01-0

S8643A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A10566
Law Section:
Social Services Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §17, Soc Serv L

S8643A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Requires the commissioner to collect information regarding the sheltered and unsheltered homeless population during a state disaster emergency and publish a report containing such information on the department's website.

S8643A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S8643A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                 8643--A

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              June 26, 2020
                               ___________

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

AN  ACT  to  amend the social services law, in relation to requiring the
  commissioner to prepare a report  of  the  sheltered  and  unsheltered
  homeless population during a state disaster emergency

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

  Section 1. Section 17 of the social services law is amended by  adding
a new subdivision (d-1) to read as follows:
  (D-1)(1)  IN  CONSULTATION  WITH  EACH  LOCAL HEALTH DEPARTMENT IN THE
COUNTY IN WHICH THE HOMELESS SHELTER IS LOCATED, THE COMMISSIONER OF THE
DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH, THE COMMISSIONERS OF THE  DEPARTMENT  OF  HOMELESS
SERVICES, AND THE COMMISSIONER OF THE NEW YORK CITY DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH
AND  MENTAL  HYGIENE,  SHALL COLLECT INFORMATION REGARDING THE SHELTERED
AND UNSHELTERED HOMELESS POPULATION, DURING A STATE DISASTER  EMERGENCY,
DECLARED  PURSUANT  TO  EXECUTIVE  ORDER TWO HUNDRED TWO OF TWO THOUSAND
TWENTY IN RESPONSE TO THE NOVEL CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19) PANDEMIC, INCLUD-
ING BUT NOT LIMITED TO:
  (I) THE NUMBER OF CONFIRMED INFECTED INDIVIDUALS;
  (II) THE NUMBER OF HOSPITALIZATIONS;
  (III) THE NUMBER OF DEATHS;
  (IV) INFORMATION REGARDING THE INDIVIDUAL,  IF  KNOWN;  (A)  AGE;  (B)
RACE;  (C)  FAMILY  COMPOSITION; (D) SHELTER STATUS; (E) TYPE OF SHELTER
INCLUDING: FAMILY SHELTER, A SHELTER FOR ADULTS, A HOTEL,  AN  EMERGENCY
APARTMENT,  A  DOMESTIC  VIOLENCE  SHELTER, A RUNAWAY AND HOMELESS YOUTH
SHELTER, OR AS A SAFE HOUSE FOR REFUGEES; (F) ANY  KNOWN  RISK  FACTORS;
AND (G) ANY OTHER INFORMATION THE OFFICE DEEMS APPROPRIATE.
  (2)  UTILIZING  THE INFORMATION COLLECTED PURSUANT TO PARAGRAPH (1) OF
THIS SUBDIVISION, THE COMMISSIONERS SHALL PUBLISH  A  REPORT  CONTAINING
SUCH INFORMATION AGGREGATED BY COUNTY AND POST IT ON THE WEBSITE OF EACH
RESPECTIVE AGENCY.

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

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