assembly Bill A8474

Signed By Governor
2013-2014 Legislative Session

Provides for notification to the state when a foster home is decertified, not renewed or a child is removed; requires evaluation to determine if home be re-opened

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    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Dec 29, 2014 approval memo.32
signed chap.539
Dec 17, 2014 delivered to governor
Jun 16, 2014 returned to assembly
passed senate
3rd reading cal.1403
substituted for s6875
Mar 20, 2014 referred to children and families
delivered to senate
passed assembly
Feb 20, 2014 advanced to third reading cal.460
Feb 11, 2014 reported
Jan 16, 2014 referred to children and families

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A8474 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S6875
Law Section:
Social Services Law
Laws Affected:
Amd ยงยง376 & 377, Soc Serv L
Versions Introduced in 2011-2012 Legislative Session:
A10143

A8474 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Provides for notification to the state when a foster home is decertified, not renewed or a child is removed; requires evaluation to determine if certificate should be issued and the home be re-opened.

A8474 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  8474

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            January 16, 2014
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M. of A. ROZIC, BORELLI, LAVINE, ROSA, ROBERTS -- Multi-
  Sponsored by -- M. of A. RIVERA --  read  once  and  referred  to  the
  Committee on Children and Families

AN  ACT  to  amend  the  social services law, in relation to foster home
  decertification, application for  recertification,  authorization  for
  non-renewal, notice of removal of a child, and other required notices

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

  Section 1. Subdivision 1 of section 376 of the social services law, as
amended by chapter 677 of the laws  of  1985,  is  amended  to  read  as
follows:
  1.  An  authorized  agency  which shall board out any [child/or] CHILD
AND/OR minor under the age of eighteen years shall issue to  the  person
receiving  such  child  and/or minor for board a certificate to receive,
board or keep a [child/or]  CHILD AND/OR minor under the age of eighteen
years. Prior to issuing such certificate, the agency shall require  that
an  applicant set forth: his or her employment history, provide personal
and employment references and sign a sworn statement indicating  whether
the  applicant,  to  the  best  of  his  or her knowledge, has ever been
convicted of a crime in this state or any other jurisdiction.  THE AGEN-
CY SHALL DETERMINE WHETHER THE APPLICANT HAS EVER HELD  SUCH  A  CERTIF-
ICATE,  OR  A  LICENSE  OR APPROVAL AND, IF SO, WHETHER THE CERTIFICATE,
LICENSE OR APPROVAL WAS REVOKED, NOT RENEWED, OR  A  CHILD  WAS  REMOVED
FROM  THE  HOME,  AND THE REASON THEREFOR. IN SUCH INSTANCES, THE AGENCY
SHALL EVALUATE THE CIRCUMSTANCES, PURSUANT TO REGULATIONS ESTABLISHED BY
THE OFFICE, TO DETERMINE WHETHER A CERTIFICATE SHOULD BE ISSUED AND  THE
HOME  RE-OPENED.  Not  until  all  inquiries are completed and evaluated
shall the agency cause such certificate to be issued.
  S 2. Subdivision 1 of section 377  of  the  social  services  law,  as
amended  by  chapter  677  of  the  laws  of 1985, is amended to read as
follows:
  1. Application for a license to receive, board or keep any child shall
be made in writing to the commissioner of social services in and for the
social services  district  wherein  the  premises  to  be  licensed  are

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

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