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File #: Int 1335-2019    Version: Name: Establishing a pilot program for the provision of social work services at department of social services/human resources administration job centers.
Type: Introduction Status: Enacted (Mayor's Desk for Signature)
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 establishing a pilot program for the provision of social work services at department of social services/human resources administration job 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, Ben Kallos, Costa G. Constantinides, Deborah L. Rose, Carlina Rivera , Inez D. Barron
Council Member Sponsors: 16
Summary: This bill would require the Department of Social Services (“DSS”) to create a pilot program for the design, development, implementation and provision of social work services at one job center in each borough. The DSS Commissioner would be required to submit a report to the mayor and speaker of the Council with findings from the pilot program by July 15, 2020. DSS would be required to expand social work services to all job centers by January 1, 2021.
Indexes: Report Required
Attachments: 1. Summary of Int. No. 1335-A, 2. Summary of Int. No. 1335, 3. Int. No. 1335, 4. January 24, 2019 - Stated Meeting Agenda with Links to Files, 5. Hearing Transcript - Stated Meeting 1-24-19, 6. Committee Report 2/4/19, 7. Hearing Testimony 2/4/19, 8. Hearing Transcript 2/4/19, 9. Proposed Int. No. 1335-A - 8/15/19, 10. Committee Report 8/13/19, 11. Hearing Testimony 8/13/19, 12. Hearing Transcript 8/13/19, 13. August 14, 2019 - Stated Meeting Agenda with Links to Files, 14. Fiscal Impact Statement
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8/14/2019AAlicka Ampry-Samuel City Council Sent to Mayor by Council  Action details Meeting details Not available
8/14/2019AAlicka Ampry-Samuel City Council Approved by CouncilPass Action details Meeting details Not available
8/13/2019*Alicka Ampry-Samuel Committee on General Welfare Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Meeting details Not available
8/13/2019*Alicka Ampry-Samuel Committee on General Welfare Amendment Proposed by Comm  Action details Meeting details Not available
8/13/2019*Alicka Ampry-Samuel Committee on General Welfare Amended by Committee  Action details Meeting details Not available
8/13/2019AAlicka Ampry-Samuel Committee on General Welfare Approved by CommitteePass Action details Meeting details Not available
2/4/2019*Alicka Ampry-Samuel Committee on General Welfare Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Meeting details Not available
2/4/2019*Alicka Ampry-Samuel Committee on General Welfare Laid Over by Committee  Action details Meeting details Not available
1/24/2019*Alicka Ampry-Samuel City Council Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Meeting details Not available
1/24/2019*Alicka Ampry-Samuel City Council Introduced by Council  Action details Meeting details Not available

Int. No. 1335-A

 

By Council Members Ampry-Samuel, Cumbo, Rosenthal, Lander, Adams, Richards, Reynoso, Ayala, Salamanca, Gibson, Chin, Kallos, Constantinides, Rose, Rivera and Barron

 

A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to establishing a pilot program for the provision of social work services at department of social services/human resources administration job centers

 

Be it enacted by the Council as follows:

 

Section 1. Chapter 1 of title 21 of the administrative code of the city of New York is amended by adding a new section 21-142.3 to read as follows:

§ 21-142.3 Social work services in job centers. a. Definitions. For the purposes of this section, the following terms have the following meanings:

Job center. “Job center” has the same meaning as set forth in section 21-142.1.

Social work services. “Social work services” means the coordination of client services to expedite and assist clients with obtaining such services, where such coordination is provided primarily by a social worker.

b. The department shall establish a pilot program for the design, development, staffing, implementation and provision of social work services at one job center in each borough. No later than July 15, 2020, the commissioner shall submit to the mayor and the speaker of the council a report outlining the findings of such pilot program.

c. No later than January 1, 2021, the department shall ensure that social work services are expanded to all job centers and available during regular hours of operation of such centers.

§ 2. This local law takes effect 120 days after it becomes law.

 

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