This bill mandate that the city develop and submit to the mayor and speaker of the council a plan to achieve free childcare for all city residents.
Int. No. 305
By Council Members Rodriguez, Brannan, Kallos and Rosenthal
A Local Law in relation to a plan to achieve free childcare for all city residents.
Be it enacted by the Council as follows:
Section 1. Childcare Plan. a. Definitions. For purposes of this section, the following terms have the following meanings:
Childcare. The term “childcare” means care for a child between the ages of six weeks and four years on a regular basis provided away from the child’s residence for less than 24 hours per day by a person other than the parent, stepparent, guardian or relative within the third degree of consanguinity of the parents or stepparents of such child.
b. Such agency or office that the mayor shall designate shall prepare shall develop and submit to the mayor and the speaker of the council by April 1, 2018, a plan to achieve free childcare for all city residents. This plan shall include but not be limited to a date for implementation of the plan; locations where childcare will be offered; and estimates of how many children will be served.
§ 2. This local law takes effect immediately.
LS 5473, 8006, 10405/ Int. 1672/2017