senate Bill S6706B

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Relates to certain families' access to child care assistance

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Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Children And Families Committee


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    • Passed Assembly
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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 05, 2022 referred to children and families
returned to senate
died in assembly
Jun 10, 2021 ordered to third reading rules cal.771
substituted for a7582a
referred to ways and means
delivered to assembly
passed senate
ordered to third reading cal.1750
committee discharged and committed to rules
Jun 03, 2021 print number 6706b
Jun 03, 2021 amend and recommit to children and families
May 24, 2021 print number 6706a
May 24, 2021 amend (t) and recommit to children and families
May 12, 2021 referred to children and families

Co-Sponsors

S6706 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A7582
Current Committee:
Senate Children And Families
Law Section:
Social Services Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§410-w & 410-u, Soc Serv L

S6706 - Summary

Relates to the eligibility of certain families with incomes up to eighty-five percent of state median income to receive child care assistance.

S6706 - Sponsor Memo

S6706 - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   6706
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                               May 12, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced by Sens. BRISPORT, PERSAUD -- 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 family eligibil-
   ity for child care assistance from a social services district

   THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section  1.  Subdivisions  1  and  2  of  section  410-w of the social
 services law, as amended by chapter 569 of the laws of 2001, are amended
 to read as follows:
   1. A social services district may use the funds allocated to  it  from
 the block grant to provide child care assistance to:
   (a)  families receiving public assistance when such child care assist-
 ance is necessary: to enable a parent or caretaker relative to engage in
 work, participate in work activities  or  perform  a  community  service
 pursuant  to  title  nine-B of article five of this chapter; to enable a
 teenage parent to  attend  high  school  or  other  equivalent  training
 program;  because  the  parent  or  caretaker  relative is physically or
 mentally incapacitated; or because family duties away from home necessi-
 tate the parent or caretaker relative's absence; child day care shall be
 provided during breaks in activities, for a period of up to  two  weeks.
 Such child day care may be authorized for a period of up to one month if
 child  care arrangements shall be lost if not continued, and the program
 or employment is scheduled to begin within such period;
   (b) families with incomes up to [two  hundred  percent  of  the  state
 income  standard] EIGHTY-FIVE PERCENT OF THE STATE MEDIAN INCOME who are
 attempting through work activities to transition off of  public  assist-
 ance  when  such  child care is necessary in order to enable a parent or
 caretaker relative to engage in  work  provided  such  families'  public
 assistance  has  been  terminated  as  a result of increased hours of or
 income from employment or increased income from child  support  payments
 or the family voluntarily ended assistance; and, provided that the fami-
 ly received public assistance at least three of the six months preceding
 the  month  in which eligibility for such assistance terminated or ended

Co-Sponsors

S6706A - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A7582
Current Committee:
Senate Children And Families
Law Section:
Social Services Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§410-w & 410-u, Soc Serv L

S6706A - Summary

Relates to the eligibility of certain families with incomes up to eighty-five percent of state median income to receive child care assistance.

S6706A - Sponsor Memo

S6706A - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                  6706--A
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                               May 12, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced by Sens. BRISPORT, PERSAUD, SALAZAR -- read twice and ordered
   printed, and when printed to be committed 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  certain  fami-
   lies' access to child care assistance
 
   THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section 1. Subdivisions 1, 2 and 3 of  section  410-w  of  the  social
 services law, as amended by chapter 569 of the laws of 2001, are amended
 to read as follows:
   1.  A  social services district may use the funds allocated to it from
 the block grant to provide child care assistance to:
   (a) families receiving public assistance when such child care  assist-
 ance is necessary: to enable a parent or caretaker relative to engage in
 work,  participate  in  work  activities  or perform a community service
 pursuant to title nine-B of article five of this chapter;  to  enable  a
 teenage  parent  to  attend  high  school  or  other equivalent training
 program; because the parent  or  caretaker  relative  is  physically  or
 mentally incapacitated; or because family duties away from home necessi-
 tate the parent or caretaker relative's absence; child day care shall be
 provided  during  breaks in activities, for a period of up to two weeks.
 Such child day care may be authorized for a period of up to one month if
 child care arrangements shall be lost if not continued, and the  program
 or employment is scheduled to begin within such period;
   (b)  families  with  incomes  up  to [two hundred percent of the state
 income standard] EIGHTY-FIVE PERCENT OF THE STATE MEDIAN INCOME who  are
 attempting  through  work activities to transition off of public assist-
 ance when such child care is necessary in order to enable  a  parent  or
 caretaker  relative  to  engage  in  work provided such families' public
 assistance has been terminated as a result  of  increased  hours  of  or
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.

Co-Sponsors

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S6706B (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A7582
Current Committee:
Senate Children And Families
Law Section:
Social Services Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§410-w & 410-u, Soc Serv L

S6706B (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to the eligibility of certain families with incomes up to eighty-five percent of state median income to receive child care assistance.

S6706B (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S6706B (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                  6706--B
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                               May 12, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by Sens. BRISPORT, PERSAUD, GOUNARDES, SALAZAR -- read twice
   and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee
   on Children  and  Families  --  committee  discharged,  bill  amended,
   ordered  reprinted  as  amended  and  recommitted to said committee --
   committee discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as  amended  and
   recommitted to said committee
 
 AN  ACT  to  amend the social services law, in relation to certain fami-
   lies' access to child care assistance
 
   THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section  1.  Subdivisions  1,  2  and 3 of section 410-w of the social
 services law, as amended by chapter 569 of the laws of 2001, are amended
 to read as follows:
   1. A social services district may use the funds allocated to  it  from
 the block grant to provide child care assistance to:
   (a)  families receiving public assistance when such child care assist-
 ance is necessary: to enable a parent or caretaker relative to engage in
 work, participate in work activities  or  perform  a  community  service
 pursuant  to  title  nine-B of article five of this chapter; to enable a
 teenage parent to  attend  high  school  or  other  equivalent  training
 program;  because  the  parent  or  caretaker  relative is physically or
 mentally incapacitated; or because family duties away from home necessi-
 tate the parent or caretaker relative's absence; child day care shall be
 provided during breaks in activities, for a period of up to  two  weeks.
 Such child day care may be authorized for a period of up to one month if
 child  care arrangements shall be lost if not continued, and the program
 or employment is scheduled to begin within such period;
   (b) families with incomes up to [two  hundred  percent  of  the  state
 income  standard] EIGHTY-FIVE PERCENT OF THE STATE MEDIAN INCOME who are
 attempting through work activities to transition off of  public  assist-
 ance  when  such  child care is necessary in order to enable a parent or

  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.

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