|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jan 04, 2012||referred to children and families|
|Feb 28, 2011||notice of committee consideration - requested|
|Jan 05, 2011||referred to children and families|
senate Bill S64
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S64 - Details
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
BILL NUMBER:S64 TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the executive law, in relation to reimbursement for alternatives to detention and alternative to residential placement programs PURPOSE OF THE BILL: To expand the use of alternative to juvenile justice detention and institutional placement programs. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Section 1 amends the executive law to establish a reimbursement to localities in order to fund alternative to detention and institutional placement programs. Section 2 sets the effective date. EXISTING LAW: The state currently provides a 50% reimbursement to counties for the cost of detention and institutional placement, but guarantees no reimbursement for alternative to detention or alternative to placement programs. PRIOR LEGISLATIVE HISTORY: Passed the Senate on June 22, 2010; Passed the Assembly Children and
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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