File #: Int 0782-2022    Version: * Name: Distributing information about after school programs.
Type: Introduction Status: Committee
Committee: Committee on Education
On agenda: 10/12/2022
Enactment date: Law number:
Title: A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to distributing information about after school programs
Sponsors: Pierina Ana Sanchez, Darlene Mealy, Lincoln Restler, Rita C. Joseph, Crystal Hudson, Alexa Avil├ęs
Council Member Sponsors: 6
Summary: This bill would require the Department of Education to provide to distribute information about after-school programs to students.
Attachments: 1. Summary of Int. No. 782, 2. Int. No. 782, 3. October 12, 2022 - Stated Meeting Agenda, 4. Hearing Transcript - Stated Meeting 10-12-22, 5. Minutes of the Stated Meeting - October 12, 2022

Int. No. 782

 

By Council Members Sanchez, Mealy, Restler, Joseph, Hudson and Avilés

 

A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to distributing information about after school programs

 

Be it enacted by the Council as follows:

 

                     Section 1. Chapter 8 of Title 21-A of the administrative code of the city of New York is amended by adding a new section 21-970 to read as follows:

                     § 21-970 Distribution of information about after school program materials. (a) Definitions. As used in this section, the following terms have the following meanings:

                     Department. The term “department” means the department of education.

                     Middle and high school. The term “middle and high school” means any school of the city school district that contains any combination of grades from grade 6 through grade 12.

b. The department shall, in consultation with the department of youth and community development, develop materials regarding after school programs, including but not limited to those funded by the department of youth and community development. At a minimum, such materials shall include the following:

1. A list of after school programs at such school;

2. Information on eligibility requirements for such program, where applicable; and

3. Information on the application process for such programs, including but not limited to a list of documents accepted to prove identity and residency.

c. Such materials shall be distributed by the department to each middle and high school for distribution to every student of such schools at the start of each school year, and shall be made available in English and in additional languages as determined by the department.

d. The department shall ensure that materials developed pursuant to subdivision b of this section are provided to all schools in sufficient quantity to satisfy the requirements of subdivision c of this section.

e. The department shall ensure that such written materials are available in the main or central office in each school and that such materials are available on the department's website for students and parents who wish to obtain such materials.

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

 

 

 

 

 

 

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