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File #: Int 0490-2018    Version: * Name: Time frames for runaway and homeless youth shelter services.
Type: Introduction Status: Committee
Committee: Committee on Youth Services
On agenda: 2/14/2018
Enactment date: Law number:
Title: A Local Law to the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to time frames for runaway and homeless youth shelter services
Sponsors: Vanessa L. Gibson, Corey D. Johnson, Deborah L. Rose, Mark Treyger, Francisco P. Moya
Council Member Sponsors: 5
Summary: Recently enacted amendments to the New York State Runaway and Homeless Youth Act extends the periods of time youth may remain in runaway and homeless youth shelters if municipalities include those extended time limits in the runaway and homeless youth plan submitted to the New York State Office of Children and Family Services. This bill would require that runaway and homeless youth would be permitted to remain in runaway and homeless youth shelters for the extended time limits.
Attachments: 1. Summary of Int. No. 490, 2. Int. No. 490, 3. Committee Report 2/13/18, 4. Hearing Transceipt 2/13/18, 5. February 14, 2018 - Stated Meeting Agenda
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2/13/2018*Vanessa L. Gibson Committee on Youth Services Hearing on P-C Item by Comm  Action details Meeting details Not available
2/13/2018*Vanessa L. Gibson Committee on Youth Services P-C Item Laid Over by Comm  Action details Meeting details Not available

Preconsidered Int. No. 490

 

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

 

A Local Law to the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to time frames for runaway and homeless youth shelter services

 

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 21-407 to read as follows:

                     § 21-407 Time frames for runaway and homeless youth shelter services. a. The department shall require that runaway youth and homeless youth are provided with shelter services pursuant to the following time frames:

                     1. Consistent with section 532-b of the executive law, a runaway youth aged 14 or older receiving shelter services in a residential runaway and homeless youth crisis services program shall be provided with shelter services in such program on a voluntary basis for up to 60 days, or up to 120 days if the runaway youth and such youth’s parent, guardian or custodian agree in writing that such youth may remain in such program, or consistent with section 420 of the executive law, beyond such time limits if the office of children and family services is notified in writing within 60 days.

2. Consistent with section 532-d of the executive law, a homeless youth receiving shelter services in a transitional independent living support program shall be provided with shelter services in such program for up to 24 months, or consistent with section 420 of the executive law, beyond 24 months limit if the homeless youth entered the transitional independent living support program under the age of 21 and the office of children and family services is notified in writing within 60 days.

                     § 3. This local law takes effect immediately.

 

 

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