senate Bill S4091B

Signed By Governor
2011-2012 Legislative Session

Relates to orders for child support obligors to seek employment or participate in job training, employment counseling or other available programs

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  • Introduced
  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Signed by Governor

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Oct 14, 2011 signed chap.592
Oct 04, 2011 delivered to governor
Jun 16, 2011 returned to assembly
passed senate
3rd reading cal.913
substituted for s4091b
Jun 16, 2011 substituted by a7794a
Jun 13, 2011 amended on third reading 4091b
Jun 06, 2011 advanced to third reading
Jun 02, 2011 2nd report cal.
Jun 01, 2011 1st report cal.913
May 23, 2011 print number 4091a
amend and recommit to judiciary
Mar 17, 2011 referred to judiciary

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S4091 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A7794A
Law Section:
Family Court Act
Laws Affected:
Amd §§437-a & 454, Fam Ct Act; amd §111-h, Soc Serv L

S4091 - Summary

Relates to orders for child support obligors to seek employment or participate in job training, employment counseling or other available programs designed to lead to employment.

S4091 - Sponsor Memo

S4091 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  4091

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             March 17, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced by Sen. SAVINO -- (at request of the Office of Court Adminis-
  tration)  --  read  twice  and ordered printed, and when printed to be
  committed to the Committee on Judiciary

AN ACT to amend the family court act and the  social  services  law,  in
  relation  to  orders  for child support obligors to seek employment or
  participate in job training, employment counseling or other  available
  programs designed to lead to employment

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

  Section 1. Section 437-a of the family court act, as added by  chapter
182 of the laws of 2010, is amended to read as follows:
  S  437-a.  Referral  to work programs. In any proceeding to establish,
MODIFY OR ENFORCE an order of support, if the [respondent] SUPPORT OBLI-
GOR is unemployed OR UNDER-EMPLOYED, the court may require the [respond-
ent] SUPPORT OBLIGOR to seek employment, or to participate in job train-
ing, employment  counseling  or  other  programs  designed  to  lead  to
employment  provided  such  programs  are available. The court shall not
require the [respondent]  SUPPORT  OBLIGOR  to  seek  employment  or  to
participate  in  job  training, employment counseling, or other programs
designed to lead to employment under this section  if  the  [respondent]
SUPPORT  OBLIGOR is in receipt of supplemental security income or social
security disability benefits.
  S 2. Paragraph (h) of subdivision 2 of section 454 of the family court
act, as added by chapter 214 of the laws of 1998, is amended to read  as
follows:
  (h) the court may require the respondent[, if the persons for whom the
respondent has failed to pay support are applicants for or recipients of
public assistance, to participate in work activities as defined in title
nine-B  of  article  five of the social services law] IN ACCORDANCE WITH
SECTION FOUR HUNDRED THIRTY-SEVEN-A OF THIS ARTICLE, TO SEEK EMPLOYMENT,
OR TO PARTICIPATE  IN  JOB  TRAINING,  EMPLOYMENT  COUNSELING  OR  OTHER

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD09518-01-1

S4091A - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A7794A
Law Section:
Family Court Act
Laws Affected:
Amd §§437-a & 454, Fam Ct Act; amd §111-h, Soc Serv L

S4091A - Summary

Relates to orders for child support obligors to seek employment or participate in job training, employment counseling or other available programs designed to lead to employment.

S4091A - Sponsor Memo

S4091A - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 4091--A

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             March 17, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced by Sen. SAVINO -- (at request of the Office of Court Adminis-
  tration)  --  read  twice  and ordered printed, and when printed to be
  committed to the Committee on Judiciary -- committee discharged,  bill
  amended,  ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted to said commit-
  tee

AN ACT to amend the family court act and the  social  services  law,  in
  relation  to  orders  for child support obligors to seek employment or
  participate in job training, employment counseling or other  available
  programs designed to lead to employment

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

  Section 1. Section 437-a of the family court act, as added by  chapter
182 of the laws of 2010, is amended to read as follows:
  S  437-a.  Referral  to work programs. In any proceeding to establish,
MODIFY OR ENFORCE an order of support, if the [respondent] SUPPORT OBLI-
GOR is unemployed, the court may require the [respondent] SUPPORT  OBLI-
GOR  to  seek  employment, or to participate in job training, employment
counseling or other programs designed to  lead  to  employment  provided
such  programs  are available. The court shall not require the [respond-
ent] SUPPORT OBLIGOR to seek employment or to participate in job  train-
ing,  employment  counseling,  or  other  programs  designed  to lead to
employment under this section if the [respondent] SUPPORT OBLIGOR is  in
receipt  of  supplemental  security income or social security disability
benefits.
  S 2. Paragraph (h) of subdivision 2 of section 454 of the family court
act, as added by chapter 214 of the laws of 1998, is amended to read  as
follows:
  (h) the court may require the respondent[, if the persons for whom the
respondent has failed to pay support are applicants for or recipients of
public  assistance,]  to  participate  in  work activities as defined in
title nine-B of article five of the social services law. Those  respond-

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD09518-04-1

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S4091B (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A7794A
Law Section:
Family Court Act
Laws Affected:
Amd §§437-a & 454, Fam Ct Act; amd §111-h, Soc Serv L

S4091B (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to orders for child support obligors to seek employment or participate in job training, employment counseling or other available programs designed to lead to employment.

S4091B (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S4091B (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 4091--B
    Cal. No. 913

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             March 17, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced by Sen. SAVINO -- (at request of the Office of Court Adminis-
  tration)  --  read  twice  and ordered printed, and when printed to be
  committed to the Committee on Judiciary -- committee discharged,  bill
  amended,  ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted to said commit-
  tee -- reported favorably from said committee, ordered  to  first  and
  second  report,  ordered  to  a  third  reading,  amended  and ordered
  reprinted, retaining its place in the order of third reading

AN ACT to amend the family court act and the  social  services  law,  in
  relation  to  orders  for child support obligors to seek employment or
  participate in job training, employment counseling or other  available
  programs designed to lead to employment

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

  Section 1. Section 437-a of the family court act, as added by  chapter
182 of the laws of 2010, is amended to read as follows:
  S  437-a.  Referral  to work programs. In any proceeding to establish,
DECREASE OR ENFORCE an order of support,  if  the  [respondent]  SUPPORT
OBLIGOR  is  unemployed,  the court may require the [respondent] SUPPORT
OBLIGOR to seek employment, or to participate in job  training,  employ-
ment  counseling  or  other  programs  designed  to  lead  to employment
provided such programs are available. The court shall  not  require  the
[respondent] SUPPORT OBLIGOR to seek employment or to participate in job
training,  employment  counseling, or other programs designed to lead to
employment under this section if the [respondent] SUPPORT OBLIGOR is  in
receipt  of  supplemental  security income or social security disability
benefits.
  S 2.  Subdivision 2 of section 454 of the family court act is  amended
by adding a new paragraph (i) to read as follows:
  (I) EXCEPT AS OTHERWISE PROVIDED IN PARAGRAPH (H) OF THIS SUBDIVISION,
THE  COURT  MAY  REQUIRE  THE RESPONDENT TO PARTICIPATE IN JOB TRAINING,
EMPLOYMENT COUNSELING OR OTHER PROGRAMS DESIGNED TO LEAD  TO  EMPLOYMENT

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

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