senate Bill S7773

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Implements a cost estimation model for child care

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Dec 28, 2020 committed to rules
Mar 10, 2020 advanced to third reading
Mar 04, 2020 2nd report cal.
Mar 03, 2020 1st report cal.562
Feb 25, 2020 reported and committed to finance
Feb 18, 2020 referred to children and families

Votes

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Mar 3, 2020 - Finance committee Vote

S7773
19
0
committee
19
Aye
0
Nay
4
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Feb 25, 2020 - Children and Families committee Vote

S7773
6
0
committee
6
Aye
0
Nay
1
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Children and Families Committee Vote: Feb 25, 2020

aye wr (1)

S7773 (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Senate Rules
Law Section:
Social Services Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§410-x & 410-z, Soc Serv L
Versions Introduced in 2021-2022 Legislative Session:
S3903

S7773 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Requires the office of children and family services to utilize a cost estimation model when determining the actual cost providers incur when providing child care and requires the office to prepare an annual report detailing such.

S7773 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S7773 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   7773
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                             February 18, 2020
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  Sen. KENNEDY -- 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  implementing  a
   cost estimation model for child care
 
   THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

   Section 1. Subdivisions 5, 6, 7 and 8 of section 410-x of  the  social
 services  law are renumbered subdivisions 6, 7, 8 and 9 and a new subdi-
 vision 5 is added to read as follows:
   5. (A) FOR EACH GROUP FOR WHICH THE  OFFICE  OF  CHILDREN  AND  FAMILY
 SERVICES DETERMINES A SEPARATE PAYMENT RATE PURSUANT TO SUBDIVISION FOUR
 OF  THIS SECTION, AND AT THE SAME FREQUENCY, SUCH OFFICE SHALL UTILIZE A
 COST ESTIMATION MODEL TO DETERMINE THE ACTUAL COST PROVIDERS INCUR  WHEN
 PROVIDING  CHILD CARE. THE COST ESTIMATION MODEL SHALL IDENTIFY AND TAKE
 INTO ACCOUNT COST DRIVERS INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO  EMPLOYEE  SALARY
 AND  BENEFITS,  ENROLLMENT  LEVELS,  FACILITY  COSTS AND COMPLIANCE WITH
 STATUTORY AND REGULATORY REQUIREMENTS.  WHERE A QUALITY RATING SYSTEM OR
 ANY QUALITY INDICATORS ARE BEING UTILIZED,  THE  COST  ESTIMATION  MODEL
 SHALL  ALSO  TAKE  INTO  ACCOUNT  THE COST OF PROVIDING SERVICES AT EACH
 LEVEL OF QUALITY.
   (B) IN DEVELOPING  SUCH  MODEL  THE  OFFICE  OF  CHILDREN  AND  FAMILY
 SERVICES  SHALL CONSULT WITH STAKEHOLDERS INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO,
 REPRESENTATIVES OF CHILD CARE RESOURCE AND REFERRAL AGENCIES, CHILD CARE
 PROVIDERS AND ANY STATE ADVISORY  COUNCIL  ESTABLISHED  PURSUANT  TO  42
 U.S.C.S. § 9831 ET. SEQ., AS AMENDED. THE COST ESTIMATION MODEL SHALL BE
 STATISTICALLY  VALID,  USING  COMPLETE  AND  CURRENT  DATA  AND RIGOROUS
 COLLECTION METHODS.
   § 2. 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
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets

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