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File #: Int 1944-2020    Version: * Name: Creation and distribution of a guide regarding changes in the policies and procedures of the department of social services/human resources administration due to COVID-19.
Type: Introduction Status: Committee
Committee: Committee on General Welfare
On agenda: 5/13/2020
Enactment date: Law number:
Title: A Local Law in relation to requiring the creation and distribution of a guide regarding changes in the policies and procedures of the department of social services/human resources administration due to COVID-19
Sponsors: Carlina Rivera , Ben Kallos, Margaret S. Chin, Kalman Yeger
Council Member Sponsors: 4
Summary: This bill would require the Department of Social Services/Human Resources Administration to create a guide providing information about changes in the department’s policies and procedures due to COVID-19. The guide would be made available on the department’s website and mailed to each client of the department within 30 days of the effective date of the law.
Attachments: 1. Summary of Int. No. 1944, 2. Int. No. 1944, 3. May 13, 2020 - Stated Meeting Agenda with Links to Files, 4. Hearing Transcript - Stated Meeting 5-13-20, 5. Minutes of the Stated Meeting - May 13, 2020

Int. No. 1944

 

By Council Members Rivera, Kallos, Chin and Yeger

 

A Local Law in relation to requiring the creation and distribution of a guide regarding changes in the policies and procedures of the department of social services/human resources administration due to COVID-19

 

Be it enacted by the Council as follows:

 

Section 1. Definitions. For purposes of this local law, the term “department” means the department of social services//human resources administration.

§ 2. Guide regarding changes due to COVID-19. The department shall create a guide to inform clients of the department about all changes in the policies and procedures of the department due to the new coronavirus disease, COVID-19. Such guide shall include information in English and each of the designated citywide languages, as defined in section 23-1101 of the administrative code of the city of New York, regarding applications for cash assistance, policies regarding appointment cancellation and any other changes in the department’s policies and procedures. No later than 30 days after the effective date of this local law, such guide shall be made available on the department’s website and shall be mailed to each client of the department.

§ 3. This local law takes effect immediately.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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