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File #: Int 1335-2019    Version: * Name: Requiring social workers at department of social services/human resources administration job and SNAP centers.
Type: Introduction Status: Laid Over in Committee
Committee: Committee on General Welfare
On agenda: 1/24/2019
Enactment date: Law number:
Title: A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to requiring social workers at department of social services/human resources administration job and SNAP centers
Sponsors: Alicka Ampry-Samuel , Laurie A. Cumbo, Helen K. Rosenthal, Brad S. Lander, Adrienne E. Adams, Donovan J. Richards, Antonio Reynoso, Diana Ayala , Rafael Salamanca, Jr., Vanessa L. Gibson, Margaret S. Chin
Council Member Sponsors: 11
Summary: This bill would require a full-time social worker on staff at every department of social services/human resources administration job center and SNAP center.
Attachments: 1. Summary of Int. No. 1335, 2. Int. No. 1335, 3. January 24, 2019 - Stated Meeting Agenda with Links to Files, 4. Committee Report 2/4/19, 5. Hearing Testimony 2/4/19, 6. Hearing Transcript - Stated Meeting 1-24-19
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Int. No. 1335

 

By Council Members Ampry-Samuel, Cumbo, Rosenthal, Lander, Adams, Richards, Reynoso, Ayala, Salamanca, Gibson and Chin

 

A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to requiring social workers at department of social services/human resources administration job and SNAP centers

 

Be it enacted by the Council as follows:

 

Section 1. Chapter 9 of title 21 of the administrative code of the city of New York is amended by adding new section 21-142 to read as follows:

§ 21-142 Social workers in job and SNAP centers. a. Definitions. For the purposes of this section, the following terms shall have the following meanings:

Job center. “Job center” means any location designated by the department as a job center where individuals can complete an application for cash assistance in person.

Full time. “Full-time” means working an average of 30 hours or more per week.

SNAP center. “SNAP center” means any location designated by the department as a SNAP center where individuals can complete an application for the supplemental nutrition assistance program in person.

Social worker. “Social worker” means any personnel, licensed and certified by New York state as a licensed master of social work or a clinical social worker as defined in section 7701 of the education law.

b. Every job center and SNAP center shall have a full-time social worker on staff.

§ 2. This local law takes effect 90 days after it becomes law.

 

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LS #9380/ LS#9401

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