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A05522 Summary:

BILL NOA05522
 
SAME ASNo Same As
 
SPONSORRichardson
 
COSPNSRCarroll, Bichotte Hermelyn, Dickens, Cook, Jackson
 
MLTSPNSRHyndman, Simon
 
Amd §501, Exec L; amd §618, NYC Chart
 
Directs the office of children and family services and the New York city administration for children's services to submit annual reports concerning information related to children served by their respective programs.
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A05522 Text:



 
                STATE OF NEW YORK
        ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                          5522
 
                               2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                   IN ASSEMBLY
 
                                    February 19, 2021
                                       ___________
 
        Introduced  by M. of A. RICHARDSON, CARROLL, BICHOTTE HERMELYN, DICKENS,
          COOK -- Multi-Sponsored by -- M. of A. HYNDMAN, SIMON -- read once and
          referred to the Committee on Children and Families
 
        AN ACT to amend the executive law and the  New  York  city  charter,  in
          relation  to  directing the office of children and family services and
          the New York city administration for  children's  services  to  submit
          annual  reports  concerning  information related to children served by
          their respective programs
 
          The People of the State of New York, represented in Senate and  Assem-
        bly, do enact as follows:
 
     1    Section 1. Section 501 of the executive law is amended by adding a new
     2  subdivision 17 to read as follows:
     3    17.  To  submit  a  report  to  the  governor, the chair of the senate
     4  committee on children and families and the chair of the assembly commit-
     5  tee on children and families concerning information related to  children
     6  served by the office of children and family services.  Such report shall
     7  be  submitted by January thirty-first of each year. Such report shall be
     8  available on the office of children and family services website by March
     9  thirty-first of each year and shall provide information on the following
    10  for the preceding calendar year, or for the  nearest  measurable  twelve
    11  month period, including, but not limited to:
    12    (a) number of individuals entering assistance;
    13    (b) number of individuals exiting assistance;
    14    (c) number of transfers between facilities;
    15    (d) number of participant runaways;
    16    (e) adoption rate;
    17    (f)  number,  location and living arrangements of participants who are
    18  aging out of assistance;
    19    (g)  number,  location  and  living   arrangements   of   participants
    20  discharged to kinship care;

         EXPLANATION--Matter in italics (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                              [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                                   LBD04702-01-1

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     1    (h)   number,   location   and  living  arrangements  of  participants
     2  discharged through adoption;
     3    (i)  number and location of participants discharged due to sentence in
     4  jail or prison;
     5    (j) number of participants enrolled in an educational program and  the
     6  type of program;
     7    (k) number, location and living arrangements of participants diagnosed
     8  with mental health issues and/or placed in facilities for mental health,
     9  substance abuse or any other treatment; and
    10    (l)  number  of participants with juvenile justice involvement and the
    11  type of involvement.
    12    § 2. Subdivision f of section 618 of the New  York  city  charter,  as
    13  added  by local law number 61 of the city of New York for the year 2010,
    14  is amended and a new subdivision g is added to read as follows:
    15    f. plan, develop, conduct and supervise programs, including  diversion
    16  and  aftercare  for previously detained juveniles, for the prevention of
    17  juvenile  delinquency  and  juvenile  crime  and  for  youths  arrested,
    18  charged,  adjudicated  or  convicted  of  having committed delinquent or
    19  criminal acts, and conduct research and demonstration  projects  related
    20  thereto[.];
    21    g.  submit a report to the governor, the chair of the senate committee
    22  on children and families and the chair  of  the  assembly  committee  on
    23  children  and families concerning information related to children served
    24  by the New York city administration for children's services. Such report
    25  shall be submitted by January thirty-first of  each  year.  Such  report
    26  shall  be  available  on the New York city administration for children's
    27  services website by March thirty-first of each year  and  shall  provide
    28  information on the following for the preceding calendar year, or for the
    29  nearest measurable twelve month period, including, but not limited to:
    30    (i) number of individuals entering assistance;
    31    (ii) number of individuals exiting assistance;
    32    (iii) number of transfers between facilities;
    33    (iv) number of participant runaways;
    34    (v) adoption rate;
    35    (vi)  number, location and living arrangements of participants who are
    36  aging out of assistance;
    37    (vii)  number,  location  and  living  arrangements  of   participants
    38  discharged to kinship care;
    39    (viii)  number,  location  and  living  arrangements  of  participants
    40  discharged through adoption;
    41    (ix) number and location of participants discharged due to sentence in
    42  jail or prison;
    43    (x) number of participants enrolled in an educational program and  the
    44  type of program;
    45    (xi)  number,  location  and living arrangements of participants diag-
    46  nosed with mental health issues  or  placed  in  facilities  for  mental
    47  health, substance abuse or any other treatment; and
    48    (xii) number of participants with juvenile justice involvement and the
    49  type of involvement.
    50    § 3. This act shall take effect immediately.
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