senate Bill S6227

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Relates to the caseloads of child protective services workers

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Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Rules Committee


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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 03, 2022 committed to rules
May 16, 2022 advanced to third reading
May 11, 2022 2nd report cal.
May 10, 2022 1st report cal.1292
Jan 05, 2022 referred to children and families
May 18, 2021 reported and committed to finance
Apr 15, 2021 referred to children and families

Votes

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May 10, 2022 - Children and Families committee Vote

S6227
7
0
committee
7
Aye
0
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Children and Families Committee Vote: May 10, 2022

May 18, 2021 - Children and Families committee Vote

S6227
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: May 18, 2021

aye wr (1)

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S6227 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A7332
Current Committee:
Senate Rules
Law Section:
Social Services Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§20-a, 153-k, 421, 423 & 426, Soc Serv L
Versions Introduced in 2019-2020 Legislative Session:
S5809, A7581

S6227 (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.

S6227 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S6227 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   6227
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                              April 15, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by Sen. BRISPORT -- 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 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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