File #: Int 0290-2024    Version: * Name: Reporting on payments to early childhood care and education providers.
Type: Introduction Status: Committee
Committee: Committee on Education
On agenda: 2/28/2024
Enactment date: Law number:
Title: A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to reporting on payments to early childhood care and education providers
Sponsors: Julie Menin, Lincoln Restler, Rita C. Joseph, Lynn C. Schulman, Shahana K. Hanif, Sandra Ung, Gale A. Brewer, Crystal Hudson
Council Member Sponsors: 8
Summary: This bill would require the department of education to report on invoices received from early childhood care and education providers that the department has contracted with to provide these services. The bill would highlight the number of invoices in total, the number of invoices paid in full or partially paid, the average amount of time it takes to process, and the number of invoices outstanding in value and percentage.
Indexes: Report Required
Attachments: 1. Summary of Int. No. 290, 2. Int. No. 290, 3. February 28, 2024 - Stated Meeting Agenda, 4. Hearing Transcript - Stated Meeting 2-28-24, 5. Minutes of the Stated Meeting - February 28, 2024

Int. No. 290

 

By Council Members Menin, Restler, Joseph, Schulman, Hanif, Ung, Brewer and Hudson

 

A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to reporting on payments to early childhood care and education providers

 

Be it enacted by the Council as follows:

 

Section 1. Title 21-A of the administrative code of the city of New York is amended by adding a new chapter 29 to read as follows:

CHAPTER 29

EARLY CHILDHOOD CARE AND EDUCATION REIMBURSEMENTS

§ 21-1000 Early childhood care and education reimbursements. a. Definitions. For the purposes of this section, the following terms have the following meanings:

Full payment. The term “full payment” means a payment received by an early childhood care and education provider that reflects the amount requested by invoice from such provider.

Partial payment. The term “partial payment” means a payment received by an early childhood care and education provider that only captures a portion of the amount requested by invoice from such provider.

b. The department shall submit to the mayor and the speaker of the council, and post on the department’s website, on a monthly basis a report regarding reimbursements to early childhood care and education providers which the department has contracted with to provide these services. The report shall include:

1. The total number and value of invoices from contracted early childhood care and education providers;

2. The total number and value of such invoices for which the provider has received full payment from the department;

3. The total number and value of such invoices for which the provider has received partial payment from the department;

4. The total number and value of such invoices for which the provider has not yet received any portion of payment;

5. The average amount of days it takes to process such invoices;

6. The percentage of such invoices that have been processed for full payment; and

7. The percentage of such invoices that have been processed for partial payment.

§ 2. This law takes effect immediately.

 

Session 13

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1/16/2024

 

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LS #10749/10901

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