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Meeting Name: Committee on General Welfare Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 10/16/2017 10:30 AM Minutes status: Final  
Meeting location: 250 Broadway - Committee Rm, 16th Fl.
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Int 0622-2015 *Elizabeth S. Crowley Proposed Int. No. 622-ARequiring the dept of homeless services to educate homeless persons on domestic violence.IntroductionRecently, there have been a number of fatal child abuse incidents in New York city homeless shelters. Domestic violence also continues to be an issue in homeless shelters. This bill would require the Department of Homeless Services (DHS) to educate all new recipients of shelter on domestic violence and child abuse. Specifically, the bill would require DHS to provide to homeless persons undergoing intake educational materials, including a video and an illustrated brochure explaining what domestic violence and child abuse are.Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 0622-2015 *Elizabeth S. Crowley  Requiring the dept of homeless services to educate homeless persons on domestic violence.IntroductionRecently, there have been a number of fatal child abuse incidents in New York city homeless shelters. Domestic violence also continues to be an issue in homeless shelters. This bill would require the Department of Homeless Services (DHS) to educate all new recipients of shelter on domestic violence and child abuse. Specifically, the bill would require DHS to provide to homeless persons undergoing intake educational materials, including a video and an illustrated brochure explaining what domestic violence and child abuse are.Amendment Proposed by Comm  Action details Not available
Int 0622-2015 *Elizabeth S. Crowley  Requiring the dept of homeless services to educate homeless persons on domestic violence.IntroductionRecently, there have been a number of fatal child abuse incidents in New York city homeless shelters. Domestic violence also continues to be an issue in homeless shelters. This bill would require the Department of Homeless Services (DHS) to educate all new recipients of shelter on domestic violence and child abuse. Specifically, the bill would require DHS to provide to homeless persons undergoing intake educational materials, including a video and an illustrated brochure explaining what domestic violence and child abuse are.Amended by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 0622-2015 AElizabeth S. Crowley  Requiring the dept of homeless services to educate homeless persons on domestic violence.IntroductionRecently, there have been a number of fatal child abuse incidents in New York city homeless shelters. Domestic violence also continues to be an issue in homeless shelters. This bill would require the Department of Homeless Services (DHS) to educate all new recipients of shelter on domestic violence and child abuse. Specifically, the bill would require DHS to provide to homeless persons undergoing intake educational materials, including a video and an illustrated brochure explaining what domestic violence and child abuse are.Approved by CommitteePass Action details Not available
Int 1460-2017 *Stephen T. Levin Proposed Int. No. 1460-ARequiring the formation of an interagency coordinating council to combat homelessness.IntroductionLocal Law 51 of 1993 established a homeless services advisory board and an interagency coordinating council to combat homelessness. This bill would amend the provisions of the Administrative Code establishing these bodies by adding that the advisory board appointees would include a member of a community based organization or service provider with relevant expertise, and that the DHS commissioner would meet with the advisory board on a quarterly basis. The bill would also add representatives to the coordinating council from NYCHA, DYCD, ACS, DOE, DOHMH, MOCDV and the chair of the Council’s Committee on General Welfare as members. The bill would also require that the interagency coordinating council meet with the homeless services advisory board and produce an annual report.Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 1460-2017 *Stephen T. Levin  Requiring the formation of an interagency coordinating council to combat homelessness.IntroductionLocal Law 51 of 1993 established a homeless services advisory board and an interagency coordinating council to combat homelessness. This bill would amend the provisions of the Administrative Code establishing these bodies by adding that the advisory board appointees would include a member of a community based organization or service provider with relevant expertise, and that the DHS commissioner would meet with the advisory board on a quarterly basis. The bill would also add representatives to the coordinating council from NYCHA, DYCD, ACS, DOE, DOHMH, MOCDV and the chair of the Council’s Committee on General Welfare as members. The bill would also require that the interagency coordinating council meet with the homeless services advisory board and produce an annual report.Amendment Proposed by Comm  Action details Not available
Int 1460-2017 *Stephen T. Levin  Requiring the formation of an interagency coordinating council to combat homelessness.IntroductionLocal Law 51 of 1993 established a homeless services advisory board and an interagency coordinating council to combat homelessness. This bill would amend the provisions of the Administrative Code establishing these bodies by adding that the advisory board appointees would include a member of a community based organization or service provider with relevant expertise, and that the DHS commissioner would meet with the advisory board on a quarterly basis. The bill would also add representatives to the coordinating council from NYCHA, DYCD, ACS, DOE, DOHMH, MOCDV and the chair of the Council’s Committee on General Welfare as members. The bill would also require that the interagency coordinating council meet with the homeless services advisory board and produce an annual report.Amended by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 1460-2017 AStephen T. Levin  Requiring the formation of an interagency coordinating council to combat homelessness.IntroductionLocal Law 51 of 1993 established a homeless services advisory board and an interagency coordinating council to combat homelessness. This bill would amend the provisions of the Administrative Code establishing these bodies by adding that the advisory board appointees would include a member of a community based organization or service provider with relevant expertise, and that the DHS commissioner would meet with the advisory board on a quarterly basis. The bill would also add representatives to the coordinating council from NYCHA, DYCD, ACS, DOE, DOHMH, MOCDV and the chair of the Council’s Committee on General Welfare as members. The bill would also require that the interagency coordinating council meet with the homeless services advisory board and produce an annual report.Approved by CommitteePass Action details Not available