senate Bill S6264

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Relates to the caseloads of preventative services caseworkers

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Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Social Services Committee


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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 05, 2022 referred to social services
Apr 19, 2021 referred to social services

S6264 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A3873
Current Committee:
Senate Social Services
Law Section:
Social Services Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§20-a, 153-k & 421, Soc Serv L
Versions Introduced in 2019-2020 Legislative Session:
A8761

S6264 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to the caseloads of preventative services caseworkers.

S6264 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S6264 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   6264
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                              April 19, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  Sen.  RYAN  --  read twice and ordered printed, and when
   printed to be committed to the Committee on Social Services
 
 AN ACT to amend the social services law, in relation to caseload  stand-
   ards for preventative services caseworkers
 
   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  PREVENTATIVE  CASE  PLANNING  SERVICES
 PROMULGATED  PURSUANT  TO SUBDIVISION NINE OF SECTION FOUR HUNDRED TWEN-
 TY-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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