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Meeting Name: Committee on General Welfare Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 2/28/2020 10:00 AM Minutes status: Final  
Meeting location: 250 Broadway - Committee Rm, 16th Fl.
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T2020-5865 *   Oversight - Outreach NYC and Barriers to Shelter for Individuals Experiencing Homelessness.Oversight Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Not available
T2020-5865 *   Oversight - Outreach NYC and Barriers to Shelter for Individuals Experiencing Homelessness.Oversight Filed, by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 1483-2019 *Stephen T. Levin  Plan to accommodate pets of homeless individuals and families in the shelter system.IntroductionCity-provided homeless shelters do not accept pets. This bill would require the Department of Homeless Services, in collaboration with the Department of Social Services, to develop a plan to accommodate pets of homeless individuals and families with the objective of providing pet-friendly shelters and identifying other temporary pet care arrangements that would allow homeless pet-owners to keep their pets.Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 1483-2019 *Stephen T. Levin  Plan to accommodate pets of homeless individuals and families in the shelter system.IntroductionCity-provided homeless shelters do not accept pets. This bill would require the Department of Homeless Services, in collaboration with the Department of Social Services, to develop a plan to accommodate pets of homeless individuals and families with the objective of providing pet-friendly shelters and identifying other temporary pet care arrangements that would allow homeless pet-owners to keep their pets.Laid Over by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 1484-2019 *Stephen T. Levin  Reporting on the placement of pets whose owners enter homeless shelters.IntroductionShelters provided by or under contract with the Department of Homeless Services (Department) do not accommodate pets. This bill would require the Department to report, on a monthly basis, information on the placement or disposition of pets that belong to people who enter homeless shelters.Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 1484-2019 *Stephen T. Levin  Reporting on the placement of pets whose owners enter homeless shelters.IntroductionShelters provided by or under contract with the Department of Homeless Services (Department) do not accommodate pets. This bill would require the Department to report, on a monthly basis, information on the placement or disposition of pets that belong to people who enter homeless shelters.Laid Over by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 1902-2020 *Stephen T. Levin  Provision 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.Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 1902-2020 *Stephen T. Levin  Provision 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.Laid Over by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 1903-2020 *Stephen T. Levin  Rental 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.Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 1903-2020 *Stephen T. Levin  Rental 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.Laid Over by Committee  Action details Not available