assembly Bill A7582A

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Relates to certain families' access to child care assistance

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Current Bill Status Via S6706 - In Senate Committee Children And Families Committee


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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 05, 2022 referred to children and families
returned to senate
died in assembly
Jun 10, 2021 ordered to third reading rules cal.771
substituted for a7582a
Jan 05, 2022 ordered to third reading cal.253
Jun 10, 2021 substituted by s6706b
rules report cal.771
reported
reported referred to rules
Jun 04, 2021 print number 7582a
Jun 04, 2021 amend and recommit to ways and means
May 25, 2021 reported referred to ways and means
May 14, 2021 referred to children and families

Co-Sponsors

A7582 - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S6706
Law Section:
Social Services Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§410-w & 410-u, Soc Serv L

A7582 - Summary

Relates to the eligibility of certain families with incomes up to eighty-five percent of state median income to receive child care assistance.

A7582 - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   7582
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                               May 14, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced by M. of A. HEVESI -- read once and referred to the Committee
   on Children and Families
 
 AN  ACT  to  amend the social services law, in relation to certain fami-
   lies' access to child care assistance
 
   THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

   Section  1.  Subdivisions  1,  2  and 3 of section 410-w of the social
 services law, as amended by chapter 569 of the laws of 2001, are amended
 to read as follows:
   1. A social services district may use the funds allocated to  it  from
 the block grant to provide child care assistance to:
   (a)  families receiving public assistance when such child care assist-
 ance is necessary: to enable a parent or caretaker relative to engage in
 work, participate in work activities  or  perform  a  community  service
 pursuant  to  title  nine-B of article five of this chapter; to enable a
 teenage parent to  attend  high  school  or  other  equivalent  training
 program;  because  the  parent  or  caretaker  relative is physically or
 mentally incapacitated; or because family duties away from home necessi-
 tate the parent or caretaker relative's absence; child day care shall be
 provided during breaks in activities, for a period of up to  two  weeks.
 Such child day care may be authorized for a period of up to one month if
 child  care arrangements shall be lost if not continued, and the program
 or employment is scheduled to begin within such period;
   (b) families with incomes up to [two  hundred  percent  of  the  state
 income  standard] EIGHTY-FIVE PERCENT OF THE STATE MEDIAN INCOME who are
 attempting through work activities to transition off of  public  assist-
 ance  when  such  child care is necessary in order to enable a parent or
 caretaker relative to engage in  work  provided  such  families'  public
 assistance  has  been  terminated  as  a result of increased hours of or
 income from employment or increased income from child  support  payments
 or the family voluntarily ended assistance; and, provided that the fami-

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

Co-Sponsors

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A7582A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S6706
Law Section:
Social Services Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§410-w & 410-u, Soc Serv L

A7582A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to the eligibility of certain families with incomes up to eighty-five percent of state median income to receive child care assistance.

A7582A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                  7582--A
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                               May 14, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  M. of A. HEVESI, THIELE -- read once and referred to the
   Committee on Children and Families -- reported  and  referred  to  the
   Committee  on  Ways  and  Means -- committee discharged, bill amended,
   ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted to said committee
 
 AN ACT to amend the social services law, in relation  to  certain  fami-
   lies' access to child care assistance
 
   THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section 1. Subdivisions 1, 2 and 3 of  section  410-w  of  the  social
 services law, as amended by chapter 569 of the laws of 2001, are amended
 to read as follows:
   1.  A  social services district may use the funds allocated to it from
 the block grant to provide child care assistance to:
   (a) families receiving public assistance when such child care  assist-
 ance is necessary: to enable a parent or caretaker relative to engage in
 work,  participate  in  work  activities  or perform a community service
 pursuant to title nine-B of article five of this chapter;  to  enable  a
 teenage  parent  to  attend  high  school  or  other equivalent training
 program; because the parent  or  caretaker  relative  is  physically  or
 mentally incapacitated; or because family duties away from home necessi-
 tate the parent or caretaker relative's absence; child day care shall be
 provided  during  breaks in activities, for a period of up to two weeks.
 Such child day care may be authorized for a period of up to one month if
 child care arrangements shall be lost if not continued, and the  program
 or employment is scheduled to begin within such period;
   (b)  families  with  incomes  up  to [two hundred percent of the state
 income standard] EIGHTY-FIVE PERCENT OF THE STATE MEDIAN INCOME who  are
 attempting  through  work activities to transition off of public assist-
 ance when such child care is necessary in order to enable  a  parent  or
 caretaker  relative  to  engage  in  work provided such families' public
 assistance has been terminated as a result  of  increased  hours  of  or
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.