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Proposed Rules: Open to Comments (View Public Comments Received:4)

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Monday, December 18, 2017
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Statement of Basis and Purpose

 

Background

Pursuant to amendments to Social Services Law Section 390-j that take effect on December 31, 2017, the Department is required to issue performance summary cards to child care programs, and to adopt related regulations. These amendments were enacted by Chapter 513 of the Laws of 2016.

 

Proposed Changes

The Department is proposing to add a new Chapter 3 to Title 24 of the Rules of the City of New York to provide for the issuance of performance summary cards to child care programs, to provide parents with information they may wish to consider in selecting a child care provider. In order to provide for consistency of fines, Chapter 3 also specifies fixed penalties applicable to certain violations of the Chapter or of Article 47 of the New York City Health Code.

 

Statutory Authority

This amendment to Title 24 of the Rules of the City of New York is promulgated pursuant to Sections 556 and 1043 of the New York City Charter, and Section 390-j of the New York Social Services Law, as enacted by Chapter 513 of the Laws of 2016. Section 556 of the Charter authorizes the Department of Health and Mental Hygiene (“the Department”) to regulate all matters pertaining to the health in the City. Section 1043 of the Charter authorizes the Department to adopt rules necessary to carry out the powers and duties delegated to it by or pursuant to a State law. Section 390-j of the Social Services Law requires the Department to adopt rules regarding the issuance of performance summary cards to child care programs.

 

 

Subject: 

Proposal to add a new Chapter 3 (“Performance Summary Cards and Penalties for Child Care Programs”) to Title 24 of the Rules of the City of New York to implement the performance summary card requirements set forth in Section 390-j of the New York Social Services Law.

Location: 
New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, Gotham Center
42-09 28th Street 14th Floor, Room 14-31
Queens, NY 11101
Contact: 

Svetlana Burdeynik at (347) 396-6078 or ResolutionComments@health.nyc.gov

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