assembly Bill A7332A

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Relates to the caseloads of child protective services workers

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 05, 2022 referred to ways and means
May 25, 2021 reported referred to ways and means
May 18, 2021 print number 7332a
May 18, 2021 amend and recommit to children and families
May 05, 2021 referred to children and families

A7332 - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S6227
Law Section:
Social Services Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§20-a, 153-k, 421, 423 & 426, Soc Serv L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2019-2020: A7581, S5809
2023-2024: A2864

A7332 - Summary

Establishes standards for caseloads for child protective services workers; requires the state to pay for one hundred percent of the costs associated with compliance of such caseload standard; makes related provisions.

A7332 - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   7332
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                                May 5, 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 caseload stand-
   ards for child protective services workers
 
   THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

   Section  1. Section 20-a of the social services law, as added by chap-
 ter 107 of the laws of 1971, is amended to read as follows:
   § 20-a.  Local personnel; limitations on department's power.  Notwith-
 standing any inconsistent provision of  this  chapter,  the  board,  the
 commissioner  or  the  department, acting singly or in unison, shall not
 have the power, directly  or  indirectly  to  prescribe  the  number  of
 persons  to  be  employed  in any social services district providing the
 district complies with the minimum federal standards  relating  thereto;
 PROVIDED,  HOWEVER,  THAT THE PROVISIONS OF THIS SECTION SHALL NOT APPLY
 TO THE REGULATIONS OF THE OFFICE OF CHILDREN AND FAMILY SERVICES  ESTAB-
 LISHING CASELOAD STANDARDS FOR CHILD PROTECTIVE SERVICES WORKERS PROMUL-
 GATED  PURSUANT  TO  PARAGRAPH  (A)  OF SUBDIVISION NINE OF SECTION FOUR
 HUNDRED TWENTY-ONE OF THIS CHAPTER.
   § 2. Paragraph (a) of subdivision 1 of section  153-k  of  the  social
 services law, as added by section 15 of part C of chapter 83 of the laws
 of 2002, is amended to read as follows:
   (a)  Expenditures  made by social services districts for child protec-
 tive services, preventive services provided, as applicable, to  eligible
 children  and  families  of  children  who are in and out of foster care
 placement, independent living services, aftercare services, and adoption
 administration and  services  other  than  adoption  subsidies  provided
 pursuant  to  article  six  of  this  chapter and the regulations of the
 department of family assistance shall, if  approved  by  the  office  of
 children  and  family  services,  be subject to sixty-five percent state
 reimbursement exclusive of any federal funds  made  available  for  such
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.

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A7332A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S6227
Law Section:
Social Services Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§20-a, 153-k, 421, 423 & 426, Soc Serv L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2019-2020: A7581, S5809
2023-2024: A2864

A7332A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Establishes standards for caseloads for child protective services workers; requires the state to pay for one hundred percent of the costs associated with compliance of such caseload standard; makes related provisions.

A7332A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                  7332--A
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                                May 5, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced by M. of A. HEVESI -- read once and referred to the Committee
   on  Children  and  Families  --  committee  discharged,  bill amended,
   ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted to said committee
 
 AN ACT to amend the social services law, in relation to caseload  stand-
   ards for child protective services workers

   THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section 1. Section 20-a of the social services law, as added by  chap-
 ter 107 of the laws of 1971, is amended to read as follows:
   § 20-a.  Local personnel; limitations on department's power.  Notwith-
 standing  any  inconsistent  provision  of  this chapter, the board, the
 commissioner or the department, acting singly or in  unison,  shall  not
 have  the  power,  directly  or  indirectly  to  prescribe the number of
 persons to be employed in any social  services  district  providing  the
 district  complies  with the minimum federal standards relating thereto;
 PROVIDED, HOWEVER, THAT THE PROVISIONS OF THIS SECTION SHALL  NOT  APPLY
 TO  THE REGULATIONS OF THE OFFICE OF CHILDREN AND FAMILY SERVICES ESTAB-
 LISHING CASELOAD STANDARDS FOR CHILD PROTECTIVE SERVICES WORKERS PROMUL-
 GATED PURSUANT TO PARAGRAPH (A) OF  SUBDIVISION  NINE  OF  SECTION  FOUR
 HUNDRED TWENTY-ONE OF THIS CHAPTER.
   §  2.  Paragraph  (a)  of subdivision 1 of section 153-k of the social
 services law, as added by section 15 of part C of chapter 83 of the laws
 of 2002, is amended to read as follows:
   (a) Expenditures made by social services districts for  child  protec-
 tive  services, preventive services provided, as applicable, to eligible
 children and families of children who are in  and  out  of  foster  care
 placement, independent living services, aftercare services, and adoption
 administration  and  services  other  than  adoption  subsidies provided
 pursuant to article six of this  chapter  and  the  regulations  of  the
 department  of  family  assistance  shall,  if approved by the office of
 children and family services, be subject  to  sixty-five  percent  state
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.