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File #: Int 0556-2018    Version: * Name: Runaway and homeless youth services for homeless young adults.
Type: Introduction Status: Committee
Committee: Committee on Youth Services
On agenda: 2/14/2018
Enactment date: Law number:
Title: A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to runaway and homeless youth services for homeless young adults
Sponsors: Ritchie J. Torres, Corey D. Johnson, Carlina Rivera , Deborah L. Rose, Mark Treyger, Francisco P. Moya
Council Member Sponsors: 6
Summary: Recently enacted amendments to the New York State Runaway and Homeless Youth Act permits shelters for runaway and homeless youth to serve youth ages 21-24, referred to as homeless young adults, if municipalities include the extended age range in the runaway and homeless youth plan submitted to the New York State Office of Children and Family Services. This bill would require the Department of Youth and Community Development (DYCD) to include in the continuum of services it provides transitional independent living support programs and runaway and homeless youth crisis services programs that offer shelter services to homeless young adults
Attachments: 1. Summary of Int. No. 556, 2. Int. No. 556, 3. Committee Report 2/13/18, 4. Hearing Transceipt 2/13/18, 5. February 14, 2018 - Stated Meeting Agenda
Date Ver.Prime SponsorAction ByActionResultAction DetailsMeeting DetailsMultimedia
2/14/2018*Ritchie J. Torres City Council Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Meeting details Not available
2/14/2018*Ritchie J. Torres City Council Introduced by Council  Action details Meeting details Not available
2/13/2018*Ritchie J. Torres Committee on Youth Services Hearing on P-C Item by Comm  Action details Meeting details Not available
2/13/2018*Ritchie J. Torres Committee on Youth Services P-C Item Laid Over by Comm  Action details Meeting details Not available

Preconsidered Int. No. 556

 

By Council Members Torres, The Speaker (Council Member Johnson), Rivera, Rose, Treyger and Moya

 

A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to runaway and homeless youth services for homeless young adults

 

Be it enacted by the Council as follows:

 

                     Section 1.  Chapter 4 of title 21 of the administrative code of the city of New York is amended to add new section 21-406 to read as follows:

                     § 21-406 Services for homeless young adults. The department shall include in the continuum of runaway and homeless youth services transitional independent living support programs and runaway and homeless youth crisis services programs that offer shelter services to homeless young adults.

                     § 2. This local law takes effect immediately.

 

 

 

 

AV

LS 307

LS #6138/10769/Int. 1706-2017

2/5/18