senate Bill S5443

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Reimburses counties who have purchased or will purchase document management software designed specifically for the child welfare industry

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Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Children And Families Committee


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    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 05, 2022 referred to children and families
Mar 05, 2021 referred to children and families

S5443 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A5077
Current Committee:
Senate Children And Families
Law Section:
Social Services Law
Laws Affected:
Add §390-m, Soc Serv L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2015-2016: S8086, A10705
2017-2018: S2121, A4681
2019-2020: S940, A3533

S5443 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Reimburses counties who have purchased or will purchase document management software designed specifically for the child welfare industry.

S5443 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S5443 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   5443
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                               March 5, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  Sen.  O'MARA -- 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  the  state
   reimbursement of county payments for certain document management soft-
   ware designed specifically for the child welfare industry

   THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section 1. The social services law is amended by adding a new  section
 390-m to read as follows:
   §   390-M.  STATE  REIMBURSEMENT  FOR  DOCUMENT  MANAGEMENT  SOFTWARE.
 NOTWITHSTANDING ANY OTHER PROVISION OF LAW, THE STATE SHALL REIMBURSE  A
 LOCAL  SOCIAL  SERVICES  DISTRICT  THE FULL AMOUNT EXPENDED BY THE LOCAL
 SOCIAL SERVICES DISTRICT TO PROVIDE SERVICES TO  CHILDREN  WHO  ARE  THE
 SUBJECT  OF ABUSE, NEGLECT OR OTHER FORMS OF MALTREATMENT VIA THE USE OF
 DOCUMENT MANAGEMENT SOFTWARE DESIGNED SPECIFICALLY FOR THE CHILD WELFARE
 INDUSTRY. DOCUMENT MANAGEMENT SOFTWARE SHALL BE REIMBURSED BY THE  STATE
 IF THE COUNTY HAS PREVIOUSLY PURCHASED OR INTENDS TO PURCHASE SUCH SOFT-
 WARE.  FOR  THE PURPOSES OF THIS SECTION, "DOCUMENT MANAGEMENT SOFTWARE"
 SHALL MEAN  A  DATABASE  APPLICATION  THAT  UTILIZES  ADVANCED  DOCUMENT
 CAPTURE,  STORAGE,  AND  RETRIEVAL  TECHNOLOGY  TO ESTABLISH A PAPERLESS
 ENVIRONMENT BOTH WITHIN THE AGENCY AND IN THE FIELD. ANY COUNTY THAT HAS
 PREVIOUSLY PURCHASED SUCH SOFTWARE MUST SUPPLY  ADEQUATE  DOCUMENTATION,
 INCLUDING  ANY  RECEIPTS,  THAT  DETAILS  SUCH PURCHASE. THE STATE SHALL
 DISBURSE GRANTS,  WHEN  APPLICABLE,  FROM  THE  GENERAL  FUND  FOR  THIS
 PURPOSE.
   § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.
 
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD08000-01-1


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