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File #: Int 1885-2020    Version: * Name: Online portal for child care services.
Type: Introduction Status: Committee
Committee: Committee on Health
On agenda: 2/11/2020
Enactment date: Law number:
Title: A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to an online portal for child care services
Sponsors: Deborah L. Rose, Farah N. Louis, Ben Kallos, Vanessa L. Gibson, Helen K. Rosenthal, Mark Gjonaj
Council Member Sponsors: 6
Summary: The proposed legislation would require the Department of Health and Mental Hygiene (DOHMH) to create an online portal that childcare providers can access to submit required documentation for background checks. This portal is intended to streamline and shorten the background check process for childcare providers in the City.
Attachments: 1. Summary of Int. No. 1885, 2. Int. No. 1885, 3. February 11, 2020 - Stated Meeting Agenda with Links to Files, 4. Hearing Transcript - Stated Meeting 2-11-20

Int. No. 1885

By Council Members Rose, Louis, Kallos, Gibson, Rosenthal and Gjonaj

 

A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to an online portal for child care services

 

Be it enacted by the Council as follows:

                     Section 1. Chapter 13 of title 17 of the administrative code of the city of New York is amended by adding a new section 17-1308 to read as follows:

§ 17-1308 Online portal for child care services. The department shall establish an online portal, accessible to child care services, through which such child care services can submit any documentation required to comply with applicable laws regarding mandatory background checks for child care service employees, and through which such child care services can access relevant information regarding their requirements under applicable laws.

§ 2. This local law takes effect 1 year after it becomes law, except that the commissioner may take such actions as are necessary to implement this local law, including the promulgation of rules, before such date.

 

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LS #13123

01/17/2020