senate Bill S64

2011-2012 Legislative Session

Provides for alternative to detention programs for court-involved children

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Jan 04, 2012 referred to children and families
Feb 28, 2011 notice of committee consideration - requested
Jan 05, 2011 referred to children and families

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S64 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A4214
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Executive Law
Laws Affected:
Add ยง529-b, Exec L
Versions Introduced in 2009-2010 Legislative Session:
S6711B, A10253A

S64 - Summary

Provides for reimbursement for alternatives to detention and residential placement programs for youth by the office of children and family services.

S64 - Sponsor Memo

S64 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                   64

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 5, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced by Sens. MONTGOMERY, ADAMS, DUANE, HASSELL-THOMPSON, KRUEGER,
  PARKER,  SAVINO,  SQUADRON -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Children and Families

AN ACT to amend the executive law,  in  relation  to  reimbursement  for
  alternatives  to  detention  and  alternative to residential placement
  programs

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

  Section  1. The executive law is amended by adding a new section 529-b
to read as follows:
  S 529-B. REIMBURSEMENT FOR ALTERNATIVES TO DETENTION  AND  ALTERNATIVE
TO  RESIDENTIAL PLACEMENT PROGRAMS.  1. NOTWITHSTANDING ANY PROVISION OF
LAW TO THE CONTRARY, TO THE EXTENT FUNDS ARE SPECIFICALLY   APPROPRIATED
THEREFOR,  THE  OFFICE OF CHILDREN AND FAMILY SERVICES SHALL REIMBURSE A
POLITICAL SUBDIVISION, OR COUNTY  OUTSIDE  OF  THE  CITY  OF  NEW  YORK,
SIXTY-FIVE  PERCENT  OF  FUNDS EXPENDED IN ALTERNATIVES TO DETENTION AND
ALTERNATIVE TO RESIDENTIAL PLACEMENT PROGRAMS.
  2. AS USED IN THIS SECTION, THE TERM ALTERNATIVES TO  DETENTION  SHALL
MEAN  COMMUNITY BASED SERVICES, APPROVED BY THE POLITICAL SUBDIVISION OR
COUNTY, WHICH ARE MEANT TO HELP KEEP  YOUTH  AWAITING  TRIAL  IN  FAMILY
COURT  PURSUANT  TO  ARTICLE  THREE OR SEVEN OF THE FAMILY COURT ACT, OR
AWAITING TRIAL IN CRIMINAL COURT, OUT OF DETENTION.  SUCH  SERVICES  MAY
INCLUDE, BUT NOT BE LIMITED TO:
  (A)  SERVICES  OR PROGRAMS WHICH ARE AIMED AT HELPING DETER YOUTH FROM
COMMITTING ACTS, THAT IF COMMITTED BY AN ADULT WOULD CONSTITUTE A  CRIME
UNDER THE PENAL LAW;
  (B)  SERVICES  OR  PROGRAMS WHICH ARE AIMED AT HELPING ENSURE THAT THE
YOUTH APPEARS IN COURT ON SCHEDULED RETURN DATES;

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD01553-01-1

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