senate Bill S5457

2011-2012 Legislative Session

Provides for the care and custody of destitute children

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    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 04, 2012 referred to children and families
Jun 24, 2011 committed to rules
Jun 14, 2011 advanced to third reading
Jun 13, 2011 2nd report cal.
Jun 07, 2011 1st report cal.1049
May 24, 2011 referred to children and families

Votes

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Jun 7, 2011 - Children and Families committee Vote

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Children and Families Committee Vote: Jun 7, 2011

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S5457 - Details

Law Section:
Social Services Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§371 & 398, add §384-d, rpld §398 sub 6 ¶(i), Soc Serv L; amd §§249, 1086 - 1090, Fam Ct Act

S5457 - Summary

Provides for the care and custody of destitute children.

S5457 - Sponsor Memo

S5457 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  5457

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              May 24, 2011
                               ___________

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

AN ACT to amend the social services law and the  family  court  act,  in
  relation  to the care and custody of destitute children; and to repeal
  paragraph (i) of subdivision 6 of section 398 of the  social  services
  law  relating  to  providing care for destitute minors between sixteen
  and eighteen years of age

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

  Section 1. Subdivision 3 of section 371 of the social services law, as
amended by chapter 722 of the laws of 1978, paragraph (d) as amended and
paragraph (e) as added by chapter 342 of the laws of 2010, is amended to
read as follows:
  3.  "Destitute  child"  means  a child who[, through no neglect on the
part of its parent, guardian or custodian, is]
  (a) [destitute or homeless, or
  (b)] IS NOT SUBJECT TO ARTICLE TEN OF THE FAMILY COURT ACT,  IS  UNAC-
COMPANIED BY A PARENT OR OTHER LEGALLY RESPONSIBLE PERSON, AND IS EITHER
in  a  state of want or suffering due to lack of sufficient food, cloth-
ing, [or] shelter, or medical or surgical care, or
  [(c) a person under the age of eighteen years who is absent  from  his
legal  residence  without  the  consent of his parent, legal guardian or
custodian, or
  (d) a person under the age of eighteen who]  is  without  a  place  of
shelter where APPROPRIATE supervision and care are available, or
  [(e)]  (B)  IS  a former foster care youth under the age of twenty-one
who was previously placed in the care and custody or custody and guardi-
anship of the local commissioner of social services  or  other  officer,
board  or  department  authorized to receive children as public charges,
and who was discharged from foster care due to a failure to  consent  to
continuation  in  placement, who has returned to foster care pursuant to
section one thousand ninety-one of the family court act.
  S 2.  The social services law is amended by adding a new section 384-d
to read as follows:

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