assembly Bill A10119

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Relates to substance use disorder and involuntary treatment services for minors

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Jun 16, 2014 referred to children and families

A10119 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S7652
Current Committee:
Assembly Children And Families
Law Section:
Family Court Act
Laws Affected:
Amd §§712, 735, 720, 754, 756, 764, 765 & 767, add §756-b, Fam Ct Act
Versions Introduced in 2015-2016 Legislative Session:
A8297, S3237

A10119 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to substance abuse disorder and involuntary treatment services for minors.

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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