senate Bill S1538A

2011-2012 Legislative Session

Provides for transfer of guardianship and custody of infants abandoned pursuant to the abandoned infant protection act

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  • Introduced
  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
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    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
May 02, 2012 referred to judiciary
May 01, 2012 delivered to assembly
passed senate
Apr 25, 2012 advanced to third reading
Apr 19, 2012 2nd report cal.
Apr 18, 2012 1st report cal.520
Mar 05, 2012 reported and committed to finance
Mar 01, 2012 print number 1538a
amend and recommit to children and families
Jan 04, 2012 referred to children and families
returned to senate
died in assembly
Jun 21, 2011 referred to judiciary
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Jun 13, 2011 ordered to third reading cal.1185
reported and committed to rules
Jun 07, 2011 reported and committed to finance
Jan 10, 2011 referred to children and families

Votes

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Apr 18, 2012 - Finance committee Vote

S1538A
28
3
committee
28
Aye
3
Nay
2
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
2
Excused
0
Abstained
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Mar 5, 2012 - Children and Families committee Vote

S1538A
4
2
committee
4
Aye
2
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Children and Families Committee Vote: Mar 5, 2012

nay (2)

Jun 14, 2011 - Rules committee Vote

S1538
21
2
committee
21
Aye
2
Nay
1
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Jun 14, 2011 - Finance committee Vote

S1538
28
3
committee
28
Aye
3
Nay
3
Aye with Reservations
1
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Jun 7, 2011 - Children and Families committee Vote

S1538
4
2
committee
4
Aye
2
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Committee Vote: Jun 7, 2011

nay (2)

Bill Amendments

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Original
A (Active)

Co-Sponsors

S1538 - Details

Current Committee:
Law Section:
Family Court Act
Laws Affected:
Amd §§1012, 1042 & 1055, add §§1031-a, 1051-a & 1061-a, Fam Ct Act; amd §111, Dom Rel L
Versions Introduced in 2009-2010 Legislative Session:
S1338

S1538 - Summary

Provides procedures for the care and custody of infants determined to be abandoned; creates process to facilitate freeing abandoned infants for adoption if a parent does not claim custody within statutory period.

S1538 - Sponsor Memo

S1538 - Bill Text download pdf

                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
________________________________________________________________________

                                  1538

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 10, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  SKELOS -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Children and Families

AN ACT to amend the family court act and the domestic relations law,  in
  relation to abandoned infants

  THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  Section 1.  Section 1012 of the family court act is amended by  adding
a new subdivision (f-1) to read as follows:
  (F-1)  A CHILD IS AN "ABANDONED INFANT" WHEN THE COURT ENTERS AN ORDER
PURSUANT TO SECTION ONE THOUSAND FIFTY-ONE-A OF THIS ARTICLE  THAT  SUCH
CHILD  IS NOT MORE THAN FIVE DAYS OLD AND HAS BEEN LEFT BY A PARENT IN A
MANNER WHICH INDICATES INTENT TO SURRENDER AND RELINQUISH ALL  RESPONSI-
BILITY FOR THE CARE OF SUCH CHILD.
  S  2.  Paragraph (ii) of subdivision (f) of section 1012 of the family
court act, as amended by chapter 666 of the laws of 1976, is amended  to
read as follows:
  (ii)  who  has  been  abandoned, in accordance with the definition and
other criteria set forth in subdivision five of  section  three  hundred
eighty-four-b of the social services law, by his OR HER parents or other
person legally responsible for his OR HER care, BUT SHALL NOT INCLUDE AN
ABANDONED INFANT AS DEFINED IN SUBDIVISION (F-1) OF THIS SECTION.
  S  3.  Subdivision  (j)  of  section  1012 of the family court act, as
amended by section 3 of part B of chapter 3 of  the  laws  of  2005,  is
amended to read as follows:
  (j)  "Aggravated  circumstances"  means  where a child has been either
severely or repeatedly  abused,  as  defined  in  subdivision  eight  of
section three hundred eighty-four-b of the social services law; OR WHERE
A  CHILD  HAS  BEEN  DETERMINED  TO  BE  AN ABANDONED INFANT PURSUANT TO
SECTION ONE THOUSAND FIFTY-ONE-A OF THIS ARTICLE; or where a  child  has
subsequently  been  found to be an abused child, as defined in paragraph
(i) or (iii) of subdivision (e) of this section, within five years after

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD06199-01-1

Co-Sponsors

S1538A (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Law Section:
Family Court Act
Laws Affected:
Amd §§1012, 1042 & 1055, add §§1031-a, 1051-a & 1061-a, Fam Ct Act; amd §111, Dom Rel L
Versions Introduced in 2009-2010 Legislative Session:
S1338

S1538A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Provides procedures for the care and custody of infants determined to be abandoned; creates process to facilitate freeing abandoned infants for adoption if a parent does not claim custody within statutory period.

S1538A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S1538A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
________________________________________________________________________

                                 1538--A

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 10, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sens. SKELOS, BALL -- read twice and ordered printed, and
  when printed to be committed to the Committee on Children and Families
  -- recommitted to the Committee on Children and Families in accordance
  with Senate Rule 6, sec. 8  --  committee  discharged,  bill  amended,
  ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted to said committee

AN  ACT to amend the family court act and the domestic relations law, in
  relation to abandoned infants

  THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  Section  1.  Section 1012 of the family court act is amended by adding
a new subdivision (f-1) to read as follows:
  (F-1) A CHILD IS AN "ABANDONED INFANT" WHEN THE COURT ENTERS AN  ORDER
PURSUANT  TO  SECTION ONE THOUSAND FIFTY-ONE-A OF THIS ARTICLE THAT SUCH
CHILD IS NOT MORE THAN THIRTY DAYS OLD AND WHO HAS BEEN LEFT BY  HIS  OR
HER  PARENT  IN  A MANNER WHICH INDICATES INTENT TO SURRENDER AND RELIN-
QUISH ALL RESPONSIBILITY FOR THE CARE OF SUCH CHILD.
  S 2. Paragraph (ii) of subdivision (f) of section 1012 of  the  family
court  act, as amended by chapter 666 of the laws of 1976, is amended to
read as follows:
  (ii) who has been abandoned, in accordance  with  the  definition  and
other  criteria  set  forth in subdivision five of section three hundred
eighty-four-b of the social services law, by his OR HER parents or other
person legally responsible for his OR HER care, BUT SHALL NOT INCLUDE AN
ABANDONED INFANT AS DEFINED IN SUBDIVISION (F-1) OF THIS SECTION.
  S 3. Subdivision (j) of section 1012  of  the  family  court  act,  as
amended  by  section  3  of  part B of chapter 3 of the laws of 2005, is
amended to read as follows:
  (j) "Aggravated circumstances" means where a  child  has  been  either
severely  or  repeatedly  abused,  as  defined  in  subdivision eight of
section three hundred eighty-four-b of the social services law; OR WHERE
A CHILD HAS BEEN DETERMINED  TO  BE  AN  ABANDONED  INFANT  PURSUANT  TO

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD06199-02-2

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