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File #: Int 0905-2015    Version: * Name: Studying the elimination of the work experience program.
Type: Introduction Status: Filed (End of Session)
Committee: Committee on General Welfare
On agenda: 9/17/2015
Enactment date: Law number:
Title: A Local Law in relation to studying the elimination of the work experience program
Sponsors: I. Daneek Miller, Karen Koslowitz
Council Member Sponsors: 2
Summary: The proposed legislation would require the Human Resources Administration (HRA) to submit to the Council and post on its website quarterly reports regarding the work experience program (WEP) through December 31, 2018. The reports would include the total number of individuals in WEP placements disaggregated by the relevant City agency.
Attachments: 1. Summary of Int. No. 905, 2. September 17, 2015 - Stated Meeting Agenda with Links to Files

Int. No. 905

 

By Council Members Miller and Koslowitz

 

A Local Law in relation to studying the elimination of the work experience program

 

Be it enacted by the Council as follows:

 

                     Section 1. Work experience program. a. Definitions. For the purposes of this section, the term “work experience program” means the public assistance employment program operated by the department of social services/human resources administration pursuant to section 336-c of the social services law.

b. The department of social services/human resources administration shall submit to the council and post on its website quarterly reports regarding the work experience program. The first such report shall be due 30 days following the calendar quarter ending December 31, 2015, and all subsequent reports shall be due 30 days following the last day of each succeeding calendar quarter. The reports shall include but not be limited to the total number of individuals in the work experience program disaggregated by the city agency where such individuals are assigned including but not limited to the department of social services/human resources administration, the police department, the fire department, the department of sanitation, the department of parks and recreation, the department of health and mental hygiene, the administration for children’s services, the department for the aging, the department of education, the department of transportation, the department of housing preservation and development, the department of citywide administrative services, the city university of New York, and the board of elections.

§ 2. This local law takes effect immediately and expires and is deemed repealed on December 31, 2018.

 

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