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A08924 Text:

                           S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
       ________________________________________________________________________

                                        8924--A
                                                                   R. R. 18

                                 I N  A S S E M B L Y

                                   February 28, 2014
                                      ___________

       Introduced  by M. of A. GUNTHER, SILVER, LUPARDO, NOLAN, HEASTIE, TITUS,
         RUSSELL, OTIS, COLTON -- Multi-Sponsored by -- M. of A. DAVILA,  FAHY,
         JACOBS,  JAFFEE,  KIM, LAVINE, PERRY, ROBINSON, SOLAGES, STECK -- read
         once and referred to the Committee on Children and Families --  passed
         by  Assembly  and  delivered  to the Senate, recalled from the Senate,
         vote reconsidered, bill  amended,  ordered  reprinted,  retaining  its
         place on the special order of third reading

       AN  ACT  to  amend  the social services law, in relation to creating the
         child care regulatory review task force

         THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
       BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

    1    Section  1. The social services law is amended by adding a new section
    2  390-j to read as follows:
    3    S 390-J. THE CHILD CARE REGULATORY REVIEW TASK FORCE. 1. DUTIES.   (A)
    4  PURSUANT  TO  THE  PROVISIONS OF THIS SECTION, THE CHILD CARE REGULATORY
    5  REVIEW TASK FORCE SHALL REVIEW PROCESSES AND REGULATORY,  STATUTORY  AND
    6  PROGRAMMATIC  REQUIREMENTS,  PLACED  ON  CHILD  CARE PROVIDERS WHICH ARE
    7  REGULATED BY THE OFFICE OF CHILDREN AND FAMILY SERVICES, THAT ARE DUPLI-
    8  CATIVE OR UNNECESSARY AND CREATE ADMINISTRATIVE BURDENS FOR  CHILD  CARE
    9  PROVIDERS;
   10    (B) HOLD, AT MINIMUM, ONE PUBLIC HEARING TO OBTAIN ORAL AND/OR WRITTEN
   11  TESTIMONY FROM INTERESTED STAKEHOLDERS;
   12    (C)  DEVELOP  AND  PROPOSE  RECOMMENDATIONS  FOR  THE  STREAMLINING OF
   13  CURRENT PROCESSES AND REQUIREMENTS WHICH ARE IDENTIFIED  AS  DUPLICATIVE
   14  OR BURDENSOME;
   15    (D) SUCH RECOMMENDATIONS SHALL BE SUBMITTED TO THE LEGISLATURE ANNUAL-
   16  LY.
   17    2.  MEMBERSHIP. (A) THE TASK FORCE SHALL CONSIST OF, AT A MINIMUM, THE
   18  COMMISSIONER OF THE OFFICE OF CHILDREN AND FAMILY SERVICES; THE  COMMIS-
   19  SIONER OF THE OFFICE OF TEMPORARY AND DISABILITY ASSISTANCE; THE COMMIS-
   20  SIONER  OF THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND THE COMMISSIONER OF THE NEW YORK
   21  CITY DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND MENTAL HYGIENE.
   22    (B) THE MEMBERS OF THE CHILD CARE  REGULATORY  TASK  FORCE  SHALL  NOT
   23  RECEIVE  ANY  COMPENSATION.  HOWEVER,  THE  MEMBERS SHALL BE ENTITLED TO

        EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                             [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                                  LBD14014-02-4
       A. 8924--A                          2

    1  REIMBURSEMENT FOR ANY NECESSARY EXPENSES INCURRED IN CONNECTION WITH THE
    2  PERFORMANCE OF THEIR DUTIES.
    3    3. EVERY STATE DEPARTMENT, AGENCY, DIVISION, BOARD, BUREAU, COMMISSION
    4  AND  ANY  OTHER  RELEVANT  ENTITY SHALL PROVIDE ALL NECESSARY ASSISTANCE
    5  AND/OR INFORMATION TO THE CHILD CARE REGULATORY  REVIEW  TASK  FORCE  TO
    6  CARRY  OUT  ITS DUTIES AS AUTHORIZED BY SUBDIVISION ONE OF THIS SECTION,
    7  UNLESS OTHERWISE PROTECTED BY LAW.
    8    4. ANY INFORMATION OBTAINED BY A MEMBER OF THE CHILD  CARE  REGULATORY
    9  REVIEW  TASK FORCE WHILE CARRYING OUT ANY DUTIES AS PRESCRIBED IN SUBDI-
   10  VISION ONE OF THIS SECTION SHALL ONLY BE UTILIZED IN HIS OR HER CAPACITY
   11  AS A MEMBER OF THE CHILD CARE REGULATORY REVIEW TASK FORCE.
   12    S 2. This act shall take effect immediately.
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