senate Bill S5745

Signed By Governor
2011-2012 Legislative Session

Relates to kinship guardian assistance payments

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Archive: Last Bill Status Via A8339 - Signed by Governor

  • 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
Jan 27, 2012 signed chap.607
Dec 28, 2011 delivered to governor
Jun 21, 2011 returned to assembly
passed senate
3rd reading cal.1439
substituted for s5745
Jun 21, 2011 substituted by a8339
ordered to third reading cal.1439
Jun 14, 2011 referred to rules


S5745 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
Law Section:
Social Services Law
Laws Affected:
Amd ยงยง458-a & 458-b, Soc Serv L

S5745 - Summary

Relates to kinship guardian assistance payments.

S5745 - Sponsor Memo

S5745 - Bill Text download pdf

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


                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              June 14, 2011

Introduced  by  Sen.  SALAND -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Rules

AN ACT to amend the social services law, in relation to kinship guardian
  assistance payments


  Section  1. Subdivision 1 of section 458-a of the social services law,
as added by section 4 of part F of chapter 58 of the laws  of  2010,  is
amended to read as follows:
  1. "Child" shall mean a person under the age of twenty-one years whose
custody, care and custody, or custody and guardianship have been commit-
ted  to  a  social  services  official prior to such person's eighteenth
birthday pursuant to section three hundred fifty-eight-a, three  hundred
eighty-four,  three hundred eighty-four-a or three hundred eighty-four-b
of this chapter or article three, seven [or], ten OR 10-C of the  family
court act.
  S  2.  Subparagraph  (i)  of paragraph (e) of subdivision 1 of section
458-b of the social services law, as added by section 4  of  part  F  of
chapter 58 of the laws of 2010, is amended to read as follows:
  (i)  If the child has been placed into foster care pursuant to article
ten OR TEN-C of the family court act, that both the fact finding hearing
pursuant to section one thousand fifty-one of the family  court  act  OR
and the first permanency hearing pursuant to paragraph two  of  subdivi-
sion  (a)  of  section  one thousand eighty-nine of the family court act
have been completed; or
  S 3.  This act shall take effect immediately; provided  that  sections
one  and  two  of this act shall take effect on the same date and in the
same manner as a chapter of the laws of 2011, amending the family  court
act  and  the  social  services law relating to procedures for destitute
children in the family court as  proposed  in  legislative  bill  number

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


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