assembly Bill A4524

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Requires social services districts to maintain a waiting list of families who have applied for child care assistance and data regarding the income of such families

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Jan 05, 2022 referred to children and families
Feb 04, 2021 referred to children and families

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A4524 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S6875
Current Committee:
Assembly Children And Families
Law Section:
Social Services Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §410-z, Soc Serv L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2009-2010: A3660
2011-2012: A7028
2013-2014: A2581
2015-2016: A3416, A7585
2017-2018: A5836
2019-2020: A6267

A4524 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Requires each social services district to maintain a waiting list of eligible families who have applied for child care assistance; further requires the local districts to report such list to the office of children and family services who shall then compile such reports and issue one report to the legislature annually; further requires the social services districts to collect data regarding the income of families who have applied, were denied and received child care assistance and issue a report to the office of children and family services who shall then compile such reports and issue one report to the legislature annually.

A4524 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   4524
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                             February 4, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  M.  of  A.  WALKER, JEAN-PIERRE, COLTON -- read once and
   referred to the Committee on Children and Families
 
 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-THREE,  AND
 ANNUALLY THEREAFTER DETAILING MONTH-TO-MONTH INFORMATION REQUIRED PURSU-
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD07693-01-1