Bill Text: NY A06158 | 2019-2020 | General Assembly | Introduced

Bill Title: Limits co-payments for child care subsidies based upon the family's ability to pay; co-payments shall not exceed ten percent of any given family's household income.

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 11-0)

Status: (Introduced) 2019-02-28 - referred to children and families [A06158 Detail]

Download: New_York-2019-A06158-Introduced.html

                STATE OF NEW YORK
                               2019-2020 Regular Sessions
                   IN ASSEMBLY
                                    February 28, 2019
        Introduced  by  M.  of A. TITUS, GOTTFRIED, COOK, PEOPLES-STOKES, GLICK,
          ZEBROWSKI, JAFFEE, RIVERA -- Multi-Sponsored by -- M.  of  A.  CAHILL,
          COLTON,  PERRY  -- read once and referred to the Committee on Children
          and Families
        AN ACT to amend the social services law, in relation to limiting co-pay-
          ments for child care subsidies
          The People of the State of New York, represented in Senate and  Assem-
        bly, do enact as follows:
     1    Section  1. Subdivision 6 of section 410-x of the social services law,
     2  as added by section 52 of part B of chapter 436 of the laws of 1997,  is
     3  amended to read as follows:
     4    6.  Pursuant to department regulations, child care assistance shall be
     5  provided on a sliding fee basis based upon the family's ability to  pay.
     6  No  co-payment shall be assessed to a family whose income is at or below
     7  the state income standard as defined in subdivision two of section  four
     8  hundred ten-w of this title. Co-payments shall not exceed ten percent of
     9  the household income.
    10    §  2. This act shall take effect on the first of January next succeed-
    11  ing the date on which it shall have become a law.
         EXPLANATION--Matter in italics (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                              [ ] is old law to be omitted.