File #: Int 0487-2022    Version: * Name: Establishing a child care subsidy information portal.
Type: Introduction Status: Laid Over in Committee
Committee: Committee on Women and Gender Equity
On agenda: 6/2/2022
Enactment date: Law number:
Title: A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to establishing a child care subsidy information portal
Sponsors: Julie Menin, Diana I. Ayala, Lynn C. Schulman, Kevin C. Riley, Julie Won, Mercedes Narcisse, Crystal Hudson, Rita C. Joseph, Carmen N. De La Rosa, Althea V. Stevens, Jennifer Gutiérrez, Tiffany Cabán, Farah N. Louis, Linda Lee, Adrienne E. Adams, Shahana K. Hanif, Selvena N. Brooks-Powers, Shekar Krishnan, Gale A. Brewer, Eric Dinowitz, Pierina Ana Sanchez, Sandy Nurse, Christopher Marte, Sandra Ung, Erik D. Bottcher, Shaun Abreu, Marjorie Velázquez, Nantasha M. Williams, Chi A. Ossé, Lincoln Restler, James F. Gennaro, Oswald Feliz, Amanda Farías, Alexa Avilés, Darlene Mealy, Carlina Rivera , Kamillah Hanks, Francisco P. Moya, Public Advocate Jumaane Williams
Council Member Sponsors: 39
Summary: This bill would require the Administration for Children’s Services to coordinate with the Department of Health and Mental Hygiene and the Department of Information Technology and Telecommunications to create an online portal that provides information on child care subsidies. The portal would include information on each subsidy provided by local, state and federal agencies, the eligibility for each subsidy, and instructions on how to apply for each subsidy. The portal would also include the forms needed to apply for each subsidy, including any electronic forms available which may be submitted online through the portal.
Attachments: 1. Summary of Int. No. 487, 2. Int. No. 487, 3. June 2, 2022 - Stated Meeting Agenda, 4. Committee Report 6/29/22, 5. Hearing Testimony 6/29/22, 6. Hearing Transcript - Stated Meeting 6-2-22

Int. No. 487

 

By Council Members Menin, Ayala, Schulman, Riley, Won, Narcisse, Hudson, Joseph, De La Rosa, Stevens, Gutiérrez, Cabán, Louis, Lee, The Speaker (Council Member Adams), Hanif, Brooks-Powers, Krishnan, Brewer, Dinowitz, Sanchez, Nurse, Marte, Ung, Bottcher, Abreu, Velázquez, Williams, Ossé, Restler, Gennaro, Feliz, Farías, Avilés, Mealy, Rivera, Hanks, Moya and the Public Advocate (Mr. Williams)

 

A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to establishing a child care subsidy information portal

 

Be it enacted by the Council as follows:

 

Section 1. Chapter 13 of title 17 of the administrative code of the city of New York is amended by adding a new section 17-1308 to read as follows:

§ 17-1308 Child care subsidy information portal. a. Within 180 days of the effective date of this local law, the department, in collaboration with the department of health and mental hygiene and the department of information technology and telecommunications, shall create and maintain on the department’s website a publicly accessible online portal of information on child care subsidies. The portal shall include, but need not be limited to, the following information:

1. Each child care subsidy provided by local, state and federal agencies;

2. Eligibility requirements for each such subsidy;

3. Instructions on how to apply for each such subsidy; and

4. All of the forms needed to apply for each such subsidy, including electronic forms that may be submitted for application through the portal as practicable.

b. Privacy. The department, in consultation with the mayor’s office of information privacy, shall ensure the online portal as required by subdivision a of this section is secure to protect the privacy of families who access and utilize such portal to obtain information about and apply for child care subsidies.

§ 2. This local law takes effect 30 days after it becomes law.

 

 

 

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