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Meeting Name: Committee on General Welfare Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 12/18/2017 12:00 PM Minutes status: Final  
Meeting location: 250 Broadway - Committee Rm, 14th Fl.
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Int 0572-2014 *Elizabeth S. Crowley Proposed Int. No. 572-ARequiring the dept of homeless services to post shelter census data.IntroductionThis bill would require DHS to post a daily report on its website with information on the daily shelter census. This information includes the total number of individuals in shelter broken down by the number of single adults, the number of families with children, and the number of adult families in the shelter system.Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 0572-2014 *Elizabeth S. Crowley  Requiring the dept of homeless services to post shelter census data.IntroductionThis bill would require DHS to post a daily report on its website with information on the daily shelter census. This information includes the total number of individuals in shelter broken down by the number of single adults, the number of families with children, and the number of adult families in the shelter system.Amendment Proposed by Comm  Action details Not available
Int 0572-2014 *Elizabeth S. Crowley  Requiring the dept of homeless services to post shelter census data.IntroductionThis bill would require DHS to post a daily report on its website with information on the daily shelter census. This information includes the total number of individuals in shelter broken down by the number of single adults, the number of families with children, and the number of adult families in the shelter system.Amended by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 0572-2014 AElizabeth S. Crowley  Requiring the dept of homeless services to post shelter census data.IntroductionThis bill would require DHS to post a daily report on its website with information on the daily shelter census. This information includes the total number of individuals in shelter broken down by the number of single adults, the number of families with children, and the number of adult families in the shelter system.Approved by CommitteePass Action details Not available
Int 0855-2015 *Ben Kallos Proposed Int. No. 855-BA study regarding the feasibility of notifying individuals who may be eligible for public assistance.IntroductionThe bill would require the Mayor’s Office of Operations to produce a study by December 31, 2018, regarding the feasibility and cost of utilizing City administrative data to determine individuals who are likely eligible for public assistance and to provide notice to those individuals of their likely eligibility. The study would include all forms of public assistance for which an individual can apply through the City.Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 0855-2015 *Ben Kallos  A study regarding the feasibility of notifying individuals who may be eligible for public assistance.IntroductionThe bill would require the Mayor’s Office of Operations to produce a study by December 31, 2018, regarding the feasibility and cost of utilizing City administrative data to determine individuals who are likely eligible for public assistance and to provide notice to those individuals of their likely eligibility. The study would include all forms of public assistance for which an individual can apply through the City.Amendment Proposed by Comm  Action details Not available
Int 0855-2015 *Ben Kallos  A study regarding the feasibility of notifying individuals who may be eligible for public assistance.IntroductionThe bill would require the Mayor’s Office of Operations to produce a study by December 31, 2018, regarding the feasibility and cost of utilizing City administrative data to determine individuals who are likely eligible for public assistance and to provide notice to those individuals of their likely eligibility. The study would include all forms of public assistance for which an individual can apply through the City.Amended by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 0855-2015 BBen Kallos  A study regarding the feasibility of notifying individuals who may be eligible for public assistance.IntroductionThe bill would require the Mayor’s Office of Operations to produce a study by December 31, 2018, regarding the feasibility and cost of utilizing City administrative data to determine individuals who are likely eligible for public assistance and to provide notice to those individuals of their likely eligibility. The study would include all forms of public assistance for which an individual can apply through the City.Approved by CommitteePass Action details Not available
Int 1577-2017 *Stephen T. Levin Proposed Int. No. 1577-ARequiring the office of operations or another office or agency designated by the mayor to conduct a study regarding client information management systems.IntroductionThe bill would require the Mayor’s Office of Operations (MOO) to complete a study on client information management systems (systems). Client information management system would mean any electronic software used to collect, record, or manage information about social services that individuals may apply for or receive. The study would include an assessment of efforts to update and integrate systems of agencies that provide social services, strategies to help facilitate information sharing among such agencies to improve inter-agency coordination, an examination of how such agencies can use digital tools to best serve clients, and recommendations of how the City can continue to monitor and evaluate existing systems in order to remain current in the use of technology. The bill would require MOO to submit annual report on its findings and recommendations as well as a progress update each year for three years after the release of the report.Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 1577-2017 *Stephen T. Levin  Requiring the office of operations or another office or agency designated by the mayor to conduct a study regarding client information management systems.IntroductionThe bill would require the Mayor’s Office of Operations (MOO) to complete a study on client information management systems (systems). Client information management system would mean any electronic software used to collect, record, or manage information about social services that individuals may apply for or receive. The study would include an assessment of efforts to update and integrate systems of agencies that provide social services, strategies to help facilitate information sharing among such agencies to improve inter-agency coordination, an examination of how such agencies can use digital tools to best serve clients, and recommendations of how the City can continue to monitor and evaluate existing systems in order to remain current in the use of technology. The bill would require MOO to submit annual report on its findings and recommendations as well as a progress update each year for three years after the release of the report.Amendment Proposed by Comm  Action details Not available
Int 1577-2017 *Stephen T. Levin  Requiring the office of operations or another office or agency designated by the mayor to conduct a study regarding client information management systems.IntroductionThe bill would require the Mayor’s Office of Operations (MOO) to complete a study on client information management systems (systems). Client information management system would mean any electronic software used to collect, record, or manage information about social services that individuals may apply for or receive. The study would include an assessment of efforts to update and integrate systems of agencies that provide social services, strategies to help facilitate information sharing among such agencies to improve inter-agency coordination, an examination of how such agencies can use digital tools to best serve clients, and recommendations of how the City can continue to monitor and evaluate existing systems in order to remain current in the use of technology. The bill would require MOO to submit annual report on its findings and recommendations as well as a progress update each year for three years after the release of the report.Amended by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 1577-2017 AStephen T. Levin  Requiring the office of operations or another office or agency designated by the mayor to conduct a study regarding client information management systems.IntroductionThe bill would require the Mayor’s Office of Operations (MOO) to complete a study on client information management systems (systems). Client information management system would mean any electronic software used to collect, record, or manage information about social services that individuals may apply for or receive. The study would include an assessment of efforts to update and integrate systems of agencies that provide social services, strategies to help facilitate information sharing among such agencies to improve inter-agency coordination, an examination of how such agencies can use digital tools to best serve clients, and recommendations of how the City can continue to monitor and evaluate existing systems in order to remain current in the use of technology. The bill would require MOO to submit annual report on its findings and recommendations as well as a progress update each year for three years after the release of the report.Approved by CommitteePass Action details Not available
Int 1714-2017 *Stephen T. Levin Proposed Int. No. 1714-AEducational ContinuityIntroductionThe proposed legislation would require educational continuity materials and information be provided to families with children applying for shelter during the intake process at an intake facility, such as the Prevention Assistance and Temporary Housing (PATH) intake center. The Department of Homeless would permit Department of Education (DOE) staff access to such intake facilities for the purpose of holding discussions with shelter applicants on educational opportunity. Such staff would inform shelter applicants about the rights of homeless students with respect to educational rights and transportation, early childhood care, early childhood education and early intervention services. Staff would provide families with information on students’ rights under the federal McKinney-Vento Homeless Assistance Act and any information provided to families would include contact information for DOE. In the event a representative of DOE is unavailable to hold such a discussion, contact information for relevant staff at DOE would be provided to a shelter applicant along with written materials and information.Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 1714-2017 *Stephen T. Levin  Educational ContinuityIntroductionThe proposed legislation would require educational continuity materials and information be provided to families with children applying for shelter during the intake process at an intake facility, such as the Prevention Assistance and Temporary Housing (PATH) intake center. The Department of Homeless would permit Department of Education (DOE) staff access to such intake facilities for the purpose of holding discussions with shelter applicants on educational opportunity. Such staff would inform shelter applicants about the rights of homeless students with respect to educational rights and transportation, early childhood care, early childhood education and early intervention services. Staff would provide families with information on students’ rights under the federal McKinney-Vento Homeless Assistance Act and any information provided to families would include contact information for DOE. In the event a representative of DOE is unavailable to hold such a discussion, contact information for relevant staff at DOE would be provided to a shelter applicant along with written materials and information.Amendment Proposed by Comm  Action details Not available
Int 1714-2017 *Stephen T. Levin  Educational ContinuityIntroductionThe proposed legislation would require educational continuity materials and information be provided to families with children applying for shelter during the intake process at an intake facility, such as the Prevention Assistance and Temporary Housing (PATH) intake center. The Department of Homeless would permit Department of Education (DOE) staff access to such intake facilities for the purpose of holding discussions with shelter applicants on educational opportunity. Such staff would inform shelter applicants about the rights of homeless students with respect to educational rights and transportation, early childhood care, early childhood education and early intervention services. Staff would provide families with information on students’ rights under the federal McKinney-Vento Homeless Assistance Act and any information provided to families would include contact information for DOE. In the event a representative of DOE is unavailable to hold such a discussion, contact information for relevant staff at DOE would be provided to a shelter applicant along with written materials and information.Amended by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 1714-2017 AStephen T. Levin  Educational ContinuityIntroductionThe proposed legislation would require educational continuity materials and information be provided to families with children applying for shelter during the intake process at an intake facility, such as the Prevention Assistance and Temporary Housing (PATH) intake center. The Department of Homeless would permit Department of Education (DOE) staff access to such intake facilities for the purpose of holding discussions with shelter applicants on educational opportunity. Such staff would inform shelter applicants about the rights of homeless students with respect to educational rights and transportation, early childhood care, early childhood education and early intervention services. Staff would provide families with information on students’ rights under the federal McKinney-Vento Homeless Assistance Act and any information provided to families would include contact information for DOE. In the event a representative of DOE is unavailable to hold such a discussion, contact information for relevant staff at DOE would be provided to a shelter applicant along with written materials and information.Approved by CommitteePass Action details Not available
Int 1739-2017 *Stephen T. Levin Proposed Int. No. 1739-AExits from domestic violence emergency shelters.IntroductionThe proposed legislation would require the Human Resources Administration (HRA) to issue an annual report on the number of individuals and the number of families who exit domestic violence emergency shelters operated by HRA and the type of housing where the individuals and families would be residing upon exiting emergency shelter.Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 1739-2017 *Stephen T. Levin  Exits from domestic violence emergency shelters.IntroductionThe proposed legislation would require the Human Resources Administration (HRA) to issue an annual report on the number of individuals and the number of families who exit domestic violence emergency shelters operated by HRA and the type of housing where the individuals and families would be residing upon exiting emergency shelter.Amendment Proposed by Comm  Action details Not available
Int 1739-2017 *Stephen T. Levin  Exits from domestic violence emergency shelters.IntroductionThe proposed legislation would require the Human Resources Administration (HRA) to issue an annual report on the number of individuals and the number of families who exit domestic violence emergency shelters operated by HRA and the type of housing where the individuals and families would be residing upon exiting emergency shelter.Amended by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 1739-2017 AStephen T. Levin  Exits from domestic violence emergency shelters.IntroductionThe proposed legislation would require the Human Resources Administration (HRA) to issue an annual report on the number of individuals and the number of families who exit domestic violence emergency shelters operated by HRA and the type of housing where the individuals and families would be residing upon exiting emergency shelter.Approved by CommitteePass Action details Not available