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Meeting Name: Committee on General Welfare Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 10/31/2019 1:00 PM Minutes status: Final  
Meeting location: Council Chambers - City Hall
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Int 1715-2019 *Adrienne E. Adams  Provision of counsel at fair hearings following an indicated report during an ACS investigation.IntroductionThis bill would require the Administration for Children’s Services (ACS) to create a program to provide access to legal services for parents or guardians after an indicated report during an ACS investigation, specifically during the fair hearing process.Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 1715-2019 *Adrienne E. Adams  Provision of counsel at fair hearings following an indicated report during an ACS investigation.IntroductionThis bill would require the Administration for Children’s Services (ACS) to create a program to provide access to legal services for parents or guardians after an indicated report during an ACS investigation, specifically during the fair hearing process.Laid Over by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 1716-2019 *Adrienne E. Adams  Reporting demographic information for emergency removals by the administration for children’s services.IntroductionThis bill would require the Administration for Children’s Services (ACS) to report on the total number of emergency removals of children each quarter. This bill also requires ACS to provide such information disaggregated by race, household income and single-parent status.Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 1716-2019 *Adrienne E. Adams  Reporting demographic information for emergency removals by the administration for children’s services.IntroductionThis bill would require the Administration for Children’s Services (ACS) to report on the total number of emergency removals of children each quarter. This bill also requires ACS to provide such information disaggregated by race, household income and single-parent status.Laid Over by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 1717-2019 *Alicka Ampry-Samuel   Regarding demographic information of parents and children at each step in child welfare system and a plan to address racial and income disparities.IntroductionThis bill would require the Administration for Children’s Services (ACS) to report on various demographic information including race, ethnicity and income levels of parents and children at every step of the child welfare system and to create a plan to address any disparities identifies as a result of such reporting.Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 1717-2019 *Alicka Ampry-Samuel   Regarding demographic information of parents and children at each step in child welfare system and a plan to address racial and income disparities.IntroductionThis bill would require the Administration for Children’s Services (ACS) to report on various demographic information including race, ethnicity and income levels of parents and children at every step of the child welfare system and to create a plan to address any disparities identifies as a result of such reporting.Laid Over by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 1718-2019 *Margaret S. Chin  Requiring the administration for children’s services to provide a multilingual disclosure form to parents or guardians during a child protective investigation.IntroductionThis bill would require the Administration for Children’s Services (ACS) to produce and make available to the parent or caretaker a multilingual disclosure form available in designated citywide languages and post on its website such form. The form would be provided at the commencement of a child protective investigation and would include information regarding the rights of a parent or caretaker during a child protective investigation, resources which may be available to such parent or caretaker including legal services, and information about ACS’ Office of Advocacy.Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 1718-2019 *Margaret S. Chin  Requiring the administration for children’s services to provide a multilingual disclosure form to parents or guardians during a child protective investigation.IntroductionThis bill would require the Administration for Children’s Services (ACS) to produce and make available to the parent or caretaker a multilingual disclosure form available in designated citywide languages and post on its website such form. The form would be provided at the commencement of a child protective investigation and would include information regarding the rights of a parent or caretaker during a child protective investigation, resources which may be available to such parent or caretaker including legal services, and information about ACS’ Office of Advocacy.Laid Over by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 1719-2019 *Margaret S. Chin  Reporting on youth in foster care.IntroductionThis bill would require the Administration for Children’s Services (ACS) to submit to the Council no later than July 31 of each year information on how long it takes for the families of children in ACS custody to get in contact with their child after a placement or transfer, in addition to the number of children that are given placements in boroughs other than those which they are from, disaggregated by borough.Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 1719-2019 *Margaret S. Chin  Reporting on youth in foster care.IntroductionThis bill would require the Administration for Children’s Services (ACS) to submit to the Council no later than July 31 of each year information on how long it takes for the families of children in ACS custody to get in contact with their child after a placement or transfer, in addition to the number of children that are given placements in boroughs other than those which they are from, disaggregated by borough.Laid Over by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 1727-2019 *Stephen T. Levin  Emergency removals conducted by the administration for children’s services.IntroductionThis bill would require the Administration for Children’s Services (ACS) to report on emergency removal cases, which mean the removal of a child out of a home prior to a court hearing, when during the investigation of a report of abuse or neglect, ACS determines that such child is not safe at home.Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 1727-2019 *Stephen T. Levin  Emergency removals conducted by the administration for children’s services.IntroductionThis bill would require the Administration for Children’s Services (ACS) to report on emergency removal cases, which mean the removal of a child out of a home prior to a court hearing, when during the investigation of a report of abuse or neglect, ACS determines that such child is not safe at home.Laid Over by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 1728-2019 *Stephen T. Levin  Provision of counsel at the first point of contact during an ACS investigation.IntroductionThis bill would require the Administration for Children’s Services (ACS) to create a program to provide access to legal services for parents or guardians after an indicated report during an ACS investigation, specifically immediately after ACS makes contact for the first time with such parents or guardians.Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 1728-2019 *Stephen T. Levin  Provision of counsel at the first point of contact during an ACS investigation.IntroductionThis bill would require the Administration for Children’s Services (ACS) to create a program to provide access to legal services for parents or guardians after an indicated report during an ACS investigation, specifically immediately after ACS makes contact for the first time with such parents or guardians.Laid Over by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 1729-2019 *Stephen T. Levin  Requiring ACS to provide information to parents or caretakers about their right to appeal to expunge a case record during an ACS investigation.IntroductionThis bill would require the Administration for Children’s Services (ACS) to provide a parent or caretaker written information about their right to file an appeal with the New York State Office of Children and Family Services to expunge a case record after an indicated report is made against a parent or caretaker during an ACS child protective investigation.Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 1729-2019 *Stephen T. Levin  Requiring ACS to provide information to parents or caretakers about their right to appeal to expunge a case record during an ACS investigation.IntroductionThis bill would require the Administration for Children’s Services (ACS) to provide a parent or caretaker written information about their right to file an appeal with the New York State Office of Children and Family Services to expunge a case record after an indicated report is made against a parent or caretaker during an ACS child protective investigation.Laid Over by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 1736-2019 *Carlina Rivera   Requiring child protective specialists to orally disseminate information to parents or caretakers about their rights during initial contact at the start of an ACS investigation.IntroductionThis bill would require the Administration for Children’s Services (ACS) to orally disseminate to a parent or caretaker information about their rights during a child protective investigation at ACS’ initial point of contact with a parent or caretaker during such investigation.Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 1736-2019 *Carlina Rivera   Requiring child protective specialists to orally disseminate information to parents or caretakers about their rights during initial contact at the start of an ACS investigation.IntroductionThis bill would require the Administration for Children’s Services (ACS) to orally disseminate to a parent or caretaker information about their rights during a child protective investigation at ACS’ initial point of contact with a parent or caretaker during such investigation.Laid Over by Committee  Action details Not available
Res 0736-2019 *Laurie A. Cumbo  Develop a parents’ bill of rights to be distributed at initial home visits in child protective investigations and made available online.Resolution Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Not available
Res 0736-2019 *Laurie A. Cumbo  Develop a parents’ bill of rights to be distributed at initial home visits in child protective investigations and made available online.Resolution Laid Over by Committee  Action details Not available
Res 1066-2019 *Deborah L. Rose  Reduce the length of time caretakers, parents or legal guardians remain on the Statewide Central Registry list.Resolution Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Not available
Res 1066-2019 *Deborah L. Rose  Reduce the length of time caretakers, parents or legal guardians remain on the Statewide Central Registry list.Resolution Laid Over by Committee  Action details Not available