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Meeting Name: Committee on General Welfare Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 4/16/2021 10:00 AM Minutes status: Final  
Meeting location: - REMOTE HEARING (VIRTUAL ROOM 1) -
Jointly with the Committee on Education
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T2021-7305 *   Oversight - Youth in Shelter and the School System.Oversight Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Not available
T2021-7305 *   Oversight - Youth in Shelter and the School System.Oversight Filed, by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 0139-2018 *Stephen T. Levin  Requiring the DOE to report on student health services in correlation with student housing status for students in kindergarten through grade eight.IntroductionThis bill would require the department of education to provide, in its annual report on student health and student health services to the Council, data on school based health centers, common student illnesses, and health screenings. The data would specifically be disaggregated by student housing status for students in kindergarten through grade eight in order to assist the Council in identifying unique or acute health challenges faced by such students who reside in temporary housing.Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 0139-2018 *Stephen T. Levin  Requiring the DOE to report on student health services in correlation with student housing status for students in kindergarten through grade eight.IntroductionThis bill would require the department of education to provide, in its annual report on student health and student health services to the Council, data on school based health centers, common student illnesses, and health screenings. The data would specifically be disaggregated by student housing status for students in kindergarten through grade eight in order to assist the Council in identifying unique or acute health challenges faced by such students who reside in temporary housing.Laid Over by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 0150-2018 *Stephen T. Levin  Task force regarding the transportation of students in temporary housing.IntroductionThe proposed legislation would require the creation of a task force regarding the transportation of students in temporary housing. The task force would be comprised of individuals including the commissioners of the Department of Social Services and the Department of Housing Preservation and Development; the Deputy Chancellor for School Climate and Wellness at the DOE, which oversees student transportation, family assistants from the DOE; representatives of organizations that provide shelter for families with children; representatives of companies that provide student-busing services; at least two parents of students who are or were formerly students in temporary housing; the Chairperson of the Council’s Committee on General Welfare; and additional members. The task force would meet a number of times sufficient to achieve its purpose and would issue a report assessing barriers to arranging transportation for students in temporary housing and recommendations for addressing those barriers. The task force would also report on any recommendations that are implemented 12 and 24 months after its submission of the initial report. The task force would terminate upon the publication of the report issued 24 months after submission of the initial report.Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 0150-2018 *Stephen T. Levin  Task force regarding the transportation of students in temporary housing.IntroductionThe proposed legislation would require the creation of a task force regarding the transportation of students in temporary housing. The task force would be comprised of individuals including the commissioners of the Department of Social Services and the Department of Housing Preservation and Development; the Deputy Chancellor for School Climate and Wellness at the DOE, which oversees student transportation, family assistants from the DOE; representatives of organizations that provide shelter for families with children; representatives of companies that provide student-busing services; at least two parents of students who are or were formerly students in temporary housing; the Chairperson of the Council’s Committee on General Welfare; and additional members. The task force would meet a number of times sufficient to achieve its purpose and would issue a report assessing barriers to arranging transportation for students in temporary housing and recommendations for addressing those barriers. The task force would also report on any recommendations that are implemented 12 and 24 months after its submission of the initial report. The task force would terminate upon the publication of the report issued 24 months after submission of the initial report.Laid Over by Committee  Action details Not available
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