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Meeting Name: Committee on General Welfare Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 12/14/2016 10:00 AM Minutes status: Final  
Meeting location: Council Chambers - City Hall
Published agenda: Agenda Agenda Published minutes: Minutes Minutes  
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Attachments: Attachments for Oversight, Attachments - Int. No. 1374, Attachments - Int. No. 1062, Attachments - Res. No. 1322
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T2016-5265 *   Oversight - Preventive Services at the Administration for Children’s Services.Oversight Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Not available
T2016-5265 *   Oversight - Preventive Services at the Administration for Children’s Services.Oversight Filed, by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 1062-2016 *Margaret S. Chin  Requiring a study on the feasibility of providing language classes to certain children in foster care.IntroductionThis bill would require the Administration for Children’s Services (ACS) to complete a study regarding its ability to provide access to language classes for any child between the ages of 3 years and 12 years who was removed from the custody of parents or guardians that are limited English proficient individuals and who has been in the custody of ACS for at least 6 months. The bill would also require ACS initiate a process to identify and track whether parents or guardians of children in foster care are limited English proficient individuals.Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 1062-2016 *Margaret S. Chin  Requiring a study on the feasibility of providing language classes to certain children in foster care.IntroductionThis bill would require the Administration for Children’s Services (ACS) to complete a study regarding its ability to provide access to language classes for any child between the ages of 3 years and 12 years who was removed from the custody of parents or guardians that are limited English proficient individuals and who has been in the custody of ACS for at least 6 months. The bill would also require ACS initiate a process to identify and track whether parents or guardians of children in foster care are limited English proficient individuals.Laid Over by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 1374-2016 *Stephen T. Levin  Utilization of preventive services.IntroductionThe proposed bill would require the Administration for Children’s Services (ACS) to provide quarterly reports on the utilization of preventive services. Preventive services are provided to children and families with the goal of averting entries into foster care or facilitating family reunifications. The quarterly reports would include the number of families and the number of children who received preventive services, entered foster care during the month and had previously received preventive services, received preventive services after reunification, received ACS family services monitoring and preventive services, and, to the extent such data is available to ACS, lived in homeless shelters while receiving preventive services.Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 1374-2016 *Stephen T. Levin  Utilization of preventive services.IntroductionThe proposed bill would require the Administration for Children’s Services (ACS) to provide quarterly reports on the utilization of preventive services. Preventive services are provided to children and families with the goal of averting entries into foster care or facilitating family reunifications. The quarterly reports would include the number of families and the number of children who received preventive services, entered foster care during the month and had previously received preventive services, received preventive services after reunification, received ACS family services monitoring and preventive services, and, to the extent such data is available to ACS, lived in homeless shelters while receiving preventive services.Laid Over by Committee  Action details Not available
Res 1322-2016 *Laurie A. Cumbo  Develop a parents’ bill of rights to be distributed at initial home visits in child protective investigations and made available online.Resolution Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Not available
Res 1322-2016 *Laurie A. Cumbo  Develop a parents’ bill of rights to be distributed at initial home visits in child protective investigations and made available online.Resolution Laid Over by Committee  Action details Not available