Office of Children and Family Services

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Regulatory Agenda

Office of Children and Family Services 2019 Regulatory Agenda

Pursuant to section 202-d of the State Administrative Procedure Act (SAPA), the Office of Children and Family Services (OCFS) is required to publish a regulatory agenda for those regulations it is considering for publication in the State Register. Set forth below is an agenda for 2019. OCFS reserves the right to add, delete or modify, without further notice, except as required by SAPA, any item or information presented herein as relating to its 2019 Regulatory Agenda. Section 202-d of SAPA does not preclude OCFS from proposing for adoption a regulation that is not described in this agenda, nor does it require OCFS to propose for adoption a regulation that is described in this agenda.

Amendment of Parts 404, 413, 414, 415, 416, 417, 418-1 and 418-2 of Title 18 of NYCRR to clarify and amend specific existing regulatory citations, correct spelling and numbering issues, add needed health and safety requirements, rescind unnecessary regulations, and conform regulations that are inconsistent with external regulatory and statutory requirements. A regulatory flexibility analysis and rural area flexibility analysis may be required.

Amendment of Subpart 180-1 of Title 9 of the NYCRR regarding uniform standards and procedures for the operation of secure detention facilities. A regulatory flexibility analysis and rural area flexibility analysis may be required.

Amendment of Subpart 180-2 of Title 9 of the NYCRR regarding uniform standards and procedures for the operation of non-secure detention facilities. A regulatory flexibility analysis and rural area flexibility analysis may be required.

Amendment of Part 182 of Title 9 of the NYCRR regarding the approval, certification and operation of runaway and homeless youth residential programs. A regulatory flexibility analysis and rural area flexibility analysis may be required.

This regulatory agenda may also be accessed on the OCFS website at: ocfs.ny.gov/main/legal/Regulatory/

Any questions, comments or requests for information concerning the items listed in this agenda may be referred to:

Leslie Robinson, Senior Attorney
Office of Children and Family Services
52 Washington Street
Rensselaer, NY 12144

Email: regcomments@ocfs.ny.gov
Phone: (518) 474-3333