File #: Int 0028-2024    Version: * Name: Establishing a system to obtain employment and income information from a third-party for the city’s use in making determinations for benefits and services eligibility.
Type: Introduction Status: Committee
Committee: Committee on General Welfare
On agenda: 2/8/2024
Enactment date: Law number:
Title: A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to establishing a system to obtain employment and income information from a third-party for the city's use in making determinations for benefits and services eligibility
Sponsors: Amanda Farías, Farah N. Louis, Jennifer Gutiérrez, Eric Dinowitz
Council Member Sponsors: 4
Summary: This bill would require that the Department of Social Services establish a system to obtain employment and income information from a third-party for the city’s use in making determinations for benefits and services eligibility
Attachments: 1. Summary of Int. No. 28, 2. Int. No. 28, 3. February 8, 2024 - Stated Meeting Agenda, 4. Hearing Transcript - Stated Meeting 2-8-24

Int. No. 28

 

By Council Members Farías, Louis, Gutiérrez and Dinowitz

 

A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to establishing a system to obtain employment and income information from a third-party for the city’s use in making determinations for benefits and services eligibility

 

Be it enacted by the Council as follows:

 

Section 1. Chapter 1 of title 21 of the administrative code of the city of New York is amended by adding a new section 21-151 to read as follows:

§ 21-151 Third-party verification to determine benefits and services eligibility. Notwithstanding the provisions of any law or regulations to the contrary, and in consultation with the mayor’s office of operations and any other agency the commissioner deems appropriate, the commissioner shall establish, no later than March 31, 2023, a system to obtain employment and income information from a third-party commercial consumer reporting agency, in accordance with 15 U.S.C. s. 1681 et seq., for the purpose of determining eligibility for benefits and services administered by the department.

§ 2. This local law takes effect immediately.

 

 

 

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