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Please note: this meeting has been deferred.
Meeting Name: Committee on General Welfare Agenda status: Deferred
Meeting date/time: 2/26/2020 Deferred Minutes status: Deferred  
Meeting location: Council Chambers - City Hall
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T2020-5865 *   Oversight - Outreach NYC and Barriers to Shelter for Individuals Experiencing Homelessness.Oversight    Action details Not available
Int 1483-2019 *Stephen T. Levin  Plan to accommodate pets of families and individuals experiencing homelessness in shelter.IntroductionThis bill would require the Department of Homeless Services (DHS), to develop a plan to accommodate pets of homeless individuals and families with the objective of allowing homeless pet-owners to keep their pets. Such plan would include, for example, the steps DHS can take to prioritize the acquisition of facilities that will permit homeless pet-owners to keep their pets, as well as identifying existing providers that will permit homeless pet-owners to keep their pets. The bill would also require that DHS submit the plan to the Speaker of the Council no later than 180 days of the effective date of this bill. The bill would also require that DHS collaborate with the Department of Social Services (DSS) to outline steps to address accommodating pets of homeless individuals and families in shelter under DSS programs such as those in shelters for domestic violence survivors.   Action details Not available
Int 1484-2019 *Stephen T. Levin  Providing information about pets whose owners enter homeless shelters.IntroductionThis bill would require the Department to post information on its website regarding the process for having a pet designated as an emotional support animal, and to report, every three months, information on how many individuals and families applied for shelter and reported they had a pet, as well as the the placement or disposition of pets that belong to people who enter homeless shelters. Finally, the bill would require the Department to develop a questionnaire to obtain the information required to be reported.   Action details Not available
Int 1902-2020 *Stephen T. Levin PreconsideredProvision of case management services for homeless individuals.IntroductionThis bill would require the Department of Homeless Services to provide case management services to everyone assessed by either DHS or by an organization that contracts with the City, who is reasonably believed to be living on the street.   Action details Not available
Int 1903-2020 *Stephen T. Levin PreconsideredRental assistance eligibility requirements for street homeless individuals.IntroductionThis bill would set 30 days as the maximum time that the Department of Social Services/Human Resources Administration may require a street homeless applicant to have received case management services to be eligible for certain rental assistance programs.   Action details Not available