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File #: Int 1690-2019    Version: Name: Requiring the dept of social services/human resources administration to provide legal assistance providers information.
Type: Introduction Status: Enacted
Committee: Committee on Immigration
On agenda: 9/12/2019
Enactment date: 10/13/2019 Law number: 2019/177
Title: A Local Law in relation to requiring the department of social services/human resources administration to provide legal assistance providers information
Sponsors: Fernando Cabrera , Ben Kallos, Kalman Yeger , Inez D. Barron, Diana Ayala , Carlina Rivera
Council Member Sponsors: 6
Summary: This bill would require the Department of Social Services/Human Resources Administration to develop and provide materials to legal services organizations with which it contracts to inform individuals about public benefits in relation to the federal regulations relating to inadmissibility on public charge grounds. The Mayor’s Office of Immigrant Affairs would be required to provide a dedicated telephone number for referrals to legal services for assistance with questions regarding the federal regulations.
Indexes: Sunset Date Applies
Attachments: 1. Summary of Int. No. 1690-A, 2. Summary of Int. No. 1690, 3. Int. No. 1690, 4. Committee Report 9/3/19, 5. Hearing Testimony 9/3/19, 6. Hearing Transcript 9/3/19, 7. Committee Report 9/12/19, 8. Hearing Transcript 9/12/19, 9. Proposed Int. No. 1690-A - 9/13/19, 10. September 12, 2019 - Stated Meeting Agenda with Links to Files, 11. Hearing Transcript - Stated Meeting 9-12-19, 12. Minutes of the Stated Meeting - September 12, 2019, 13. Int. No. 1690-A (FINAL), 14. Fiscal Impact Statement, 15. Legislative Documents - Letter to the Mayor, 16. Local Law 177
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10/15/2019AFernando Cabrera City Council Returned Unsigned by Mayor  Action details Meeting details Not available
10/13/2019AFernando Cabrera Administration City Charter Rule Adopted  Action details Meeting details Not available
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9/12/2019*Fernando Cabrera City Council Introduced by Council  Action details Meeting details Not available
9/12/2019*Fernando Cabrera Committee on Immigration Hearing on P-C Item by Comm  Action details Meeting details Not available
9/12/2019*Fernando Cabrera Committee on Immigration Amendment Proposed by Comm  Action details Meeting details Not available
9/12/2019*Fernando Cabrera Committee on Immigration Amended by Committee  Action details Meeting details Not available
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9/3/2019*Fernando Cabrera Committee on Immigration Hearing on P-C Item by Comm  Action details Meeting details Not available
9/3/2019*Fernando Cabrera Committee on Immigration P-C Item Laid Over by Comm  Action details Meeting details Not available

Int. No. 1690-A

 

By Council Members Cabrera, Kallos, Yeger, Barron, Ayala and Rivera

 

A Local Law in relation to requiring the department of social services/human resources administration to provide legal assistance providers information

 

Be it enacted by the Council as follows:

 

Section 1. a. The department of social services/human resources administration shall, in consultation with the office of immigrant affairs, develop and provide materials to legal services organizations with which it contracts to inform individuals about public benefits in relation to the federal regulations relating to inadmissibility on public charge grounds as published on August 14, 2019 starting on page 41292 of volume 84 of the federal register.

b. The mayor’s office of immigrant affairs shall, in consultation with the department of social services, provide a dedicated telephone number for referrals to legal services providers for assistance with questions regarding the federal regulations described in this section, and monitor to ensure callers will not encounter unreasonably long waiting periods. The department of social services shall provide such telephone number to clients with questions regarding such federal regulations.

§ 2. This local law takes effect immediately, and is deemed repealed 2 years after it becomes law.

 

 

 

 

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