File #: Int 0485-2022    Version: * Name: Electronic child care directory.
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 an electronic child care directory
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, 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, Kristin Richardson Jordan, Francisco P. Moya, Inna Vernikov, Public Advocate Jumaane Williams
Council Member Sponsors: 40
Summary: This bill would require the Department of Health and Mental Hygiene to coordinate with the Department of Information Technology and Telecommunications to create a website that provides a list of every child care provider that operates in the City. The website would include, for each child care provider, the provider’s name, address, telephone number, program type, status of any permit or license required to operate the program, and whether the program is regulated by New York State or New York City. The website would also be required to include a search function, where users could search by key words for a child care provider by name and location.
Attachments: 1. Summary of Int. No. 485, 2. Int. No. 485, 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. 485

 

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, Abreu, Velázquez, Williams, Ossé, Restler, Gennaro, Feliz, Farías, Avilés, Mealy, Rivera, Hanks, Richardson Jordan, Moya, Vernikov and the Public Advocate (Mr. Williams)

 

A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to an electronic child care directory

 

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 directory. a. Definitions. As used in this section, the term “child care program” means any program that meets the definition provided in subdivision d of section 47.01 of the New York city health code, and any program that provides child day care as such term is defined in paragraph (a) of subdivision 1 of section 390 of the New York state social services law, including group family day care homes, family day care homes and school age child care as such terms are defined in paragraphs (d), (e) and (f) of subdivision 1 of section 390 of the New York state social services law.

b. Electronic directory. By October 1, 2022, the department shall coordinate with the department of information technology and telecommunications to publish a website that provides a list of all child care programs located within the city. Such website shall include, for each child care program, the name, address, telephone number, program type, status of any permit or license required to operate the program, and whether such program is regulated by the state of New York or the city of New York. Such website shall include a search function that allows users to search by key words for child care programs by name and location, including by borough, city school district, community district and zip code.

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

 

 

 

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