Assembly Actions -
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jun 16, 2014||
referred to children and families
Assembly Bill A10119
2013-2014 Legislative Session
Archive: Last Bill Status - In Assembly Committee
- In Committee Assembly
- On Floor Calendar Assembly
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed By Governor
2013-A10119 (ACTIVE) - Details
2013-A10119 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 10119 I N A S S E M B L Y June 16, 2014 ___________ Introduced by COMMITTEE ON RULES -- (at request of M. of A. McDonald) -- read once and referred to the Committee on Children and Families AN ACT to amend the family court act, in relation to involuntary treat- ment services for minors THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Subdivisions (a) and (i) of section 712 of the family court act, subdivision (a) as amended by section 7 of part G of chapter 58 of the laws of 2010 and subdivision (i) as added by section 1 of part E of chapter 57 of the laws of 2005, are amended and three new subdivisions (j), (k) and (l) are added to read as follows: (a) "Person in need of supervision". A person less than eighteen years of age who does not attend school in accordance with the provisions of part one of article sixty-five of the education law or who is incorrigi- ble, ungovernable or habitually disobedient and beyond the lawful control of a parent or other person legally responsible for such child's care, or other lawful authority, or who violates the provisions of section 221.05 or 230.00 of the penal law, or HAS A SUBSTANCE USE DISOR- DER, OR who appears to be a sexually exploited child as defined in para- graph (a), (c) or (d) of subdivision one of section four hundred forty- seven-a of the social services law, but only if the child consents to the filing of a petition under this article. (i) "Diversion services". Services provided to children and families pursuant to section seven hundred thirty-five of this article for the purpose of avoiding the need to file a petition or direct the detention of the child. Diversion services shall include: efforts to adjust cases pursuant to this article before a petition is filed, or by order of the court, after the petition is filed but before fact-finding is commenced; and preventive services provided in accordance with section four hundred nine-a of the social services law to avert the placement of the child into foster care, including crisis intervention and respite services. DIVERSION SERVICES MAY ALSO INCLUDE, IN CASES WHERE ANY PERSON IS SEEK- ING TO FILE A PETITION THAT ALLEGES THAT THE CHILD HAS A SUBSTANCE USE EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted. LBD15365-04-4
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