assembly Bill A416

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Directs social services districts to contract with non-residential programs for victims of domestic violence to provide outreach and education in high schools

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Jan 08, 2014 referred to social services
Jan 09, 2013 referred to social services

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A416 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S1380
Current Committee:
Assembly Social Services
Law Section:
Social Services Law
Laws Affected:
Amd ยงยง459-a & 459-c, Soc Serv L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2009-2010: A1023, S1276
2011-2012: A330, S322
2015-2016: A1821, S972
2017-2018: A2496, S4261
2019-2020: A816

A416 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Directs social services districts to contract with non-residential programs for victims of domestic violence to provide outreach and education to students in public and private high schools; provides for state reimbursement therefor.

A416 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                   416

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 9, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M.  of  A. PAULIN, DINOWITZ, ENGLEBRIGHT, ORTIZ, JAFFEE,
  GABRYSZAK -- Multi-Sponsored by -- M. of A. AUBRY, CLARK, COOK,  GOTT-
  FRIED,  GUNTHER,  HOOPER, SCARBOROUGH -- read once and referred to the
  Committee on Social Services

AN ACT to amend the social services law,  in  relation  to  establishing
  school-outreach domestic violence prevention programs

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

  Section 1. Subdivision 5 of section 459-a of the social services  law,
as  amended  by  chapter  169 of the laws of 1994, is amended to read as
follows:
  5. "Non-residential program for victims of  domestic  violence"  means
any  program  operated by a not-for-profit organization, for the purpose
of providing non-residential services to victims of  domestic  violence,
including,  but not limited to, information and referral services, advo-
cacy, counseling, and community education and  outreach  activities  and
providing  or  arranging  for  hotline  services.  Victims  of  domestic
violence and their children, if any, shall constitute at  least  seventy
percent  of the clientele of such programs; PROVIDED THAT CLIENTELE IN A
SCHOOL-OUTREACH DOMESTIC VIOLENCE PREVENTION  PROGRAM  SHALL  BE  DISRE-
GARDED IN MAKING THIS CALCULATION.
  S  2.  Section 459-c of the social services law is amended by adding a
new subdivision 3 to read as follows:
  3. (A) IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE PROVISIONS OF THIS SUBDIVISION  AND  THE
REGULATIONS  OF  THE  OFFICE  OF  CHILDREN AND FAMILY SERVICES, A SOCIAL
SERVICES DISTRICT SHALL  PURCHASE  FROM  A  NOT-FOR-PROFIT  ORGANIZATION
OPERATING A NON-RESIDENTIAL PROGRAM FOR VICTIMS OF DOMESTIC VIOLENCE AND
PROVIDE  TO  STUDENTS  WITHIN  PUBLIC AND PRIVATE HIGH SCHOOL SETTINGS A
PROGRAM OF INFORMATION AND REFERRAL SERVICES, ADVOCACY, COUNSELING,  AND
EDUCATION ABOUT DOMESTIC VIOLENCE.

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