senate Bill S7694

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Requires social services districts to maintain a waiting list of certain families applying for child care assistance

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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jul 22, 2020 referred to social services
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Jul 21, 2020 ordered to third reading cal.825
reported and committed to rules
Feb 07, 2020 referred to social services

Votes

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Jul 21, 2020 - Rules committee Vote

S7694
14
4
committee
14
Aye
4
Nay
1
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Jul 21, 2020 - Social Services committee Vote

S7694
5
0
committee
5
Aye
0
Nay
2
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Social Services Committee Vote: Jul 21, 2020

aye wr (2)

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S7694 (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Assembly Social Services
Law Section:
Social Services Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §410-z, Soc Serv L
Versions Introduced in 2021-2022 Legislative Session:
S339

S7694 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Requires social services districts to maintain a waiting list of certain families applying for child care assistance.

S7694 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S7694 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  7694

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            February 7, 2020
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen. PERSAUD -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Social Services

AN ACT to amend the social services law, in relation to requiring social
  services districts to maintain a  waiting  list  of  certain  families
  applying for child care assistance

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

  Section 1. Section 410-z of the  social  services  law,  as  added  by
section  52  of part B of chapter 436 of the laws of 1997, is amended to
read as follows:
  § 410-z. Reporting requirements.  1.  Each  social  services  district
shall  collect  and  submit  to  the [department] OFFICE OF CHILDREN AND
FAMILY SERVICES, in such form and at such times as    specified  by  the
[department]  OFFICE  OF  CHILDREN  AND  FAMILY  SERVICES, such data and
information regarding child  care assistance provided  under  the  block
grant  as  the  [department]  OFFICE OF CHILDREN AND FAMILY SERVICES may
need to comply with federal reporting requirements.
  2.  (A) EACH SOCIAL SERVICES DISTRICT SHALL MAINTAIN A WAITING LIST OF
ELIGIBLE FAMILIES WHO HAVE APPLIED FOR CHILD CARE ASSISTANCE PURSUANT TO
THIS TITLE AND WHO HAVE NOT RECEIVED SUCH ASSISTANCE. SUCH WAITING  LIST
SHALL CONTAIN INFORMATION INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO:
  (I) THE DATE THE CHILD CARE ASSISTANCE WAS REQUESTED;
  (II) THE DATE THE CHILD CARE ASSISTANCE WAS RECEIVED;
  (III) THE AGE OF THE CHILD OR CHILDREN THE ASSISTANCE WAS REQUESTED ON
BEHALF OF; AND
  (IV) THE TOTAL NUMBER OF FAMILIES ON SUCH WAITING LIST AS OF THE FIRST
DAY OF EACH MONTH.
  (B)  EACH  DISTRICT SHALL ISSUE A REPORT TO THE OFFICE OF CHILDREN AND
FAMILY SERVICES BY OCTOBER FIFTEENTH, TWO THOUSAND TWENTY-ONE, AND ANNU-
ALLY THEREAFTER DETAILING MONTH-TO-MONTH INFORMATION  REQUIRED  PURSUANT
TO  THIS  SUBDIVISION  FOR THE PRECEDING PERIOD OF OCTOBER FIRST THROUGH
SEPTEMBER THIRTIETH, AND SHALL INCLUDE THE FOLLOWING:
  (I) THE AVERAGE LENGTH OF TIME FOR FAMILIES ON THE WAITING LIST;

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

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