senate Bill S1371

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Establishes the youth in progress advisory board for adolescents in foster care

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May 28, 2014 reported and committed to finance
Jan 08, 2014 referred to children and families
Jun 03, 2013 reported and committed to finance
Jan 09, 2013 referred to children and families

Votes

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May 28, 2014 - Children and Families committee Vote

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Nay
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Aye with Reservations
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Absent
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Excused
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Abstained
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Children and Families Committee Vote: May 28, 2014

Jun 3, 2013 - Children and Families committee Vote

S1371
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Aye with Reservations
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Absent
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Excused
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Children and Families Committee Vote: Jun 3, 2013

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S1371 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A3169
Law Section:
Social Services Law
Laws Affected:
Add Art 6 Title 1-B §394, Soc Serv L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S370, A4337
2009-2010: S5714, A6362

S1371 - Summary

Establishes the youth in progress advisory board and regional teams for adolescents in foster care to provide mentorship of youths in foster care; requires reporting.

S1371 - Sponsor Memo

S1371 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  1371

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 9, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  MONTGOMERY  -- read twice and ordered printed, and
  when printed to be committed to the Committee on Children and Families

AN ACT to amend the social services law, in relation to establishing the
  youth in progress advisory board and regional teams for adolescents in
  foster care for the state

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

  Section 1. Article 6 of the social services law is amended by adding a
new title 1-B to read as follows:

                                TITLE 1-B
                            YOUTH IN PROGRESS

SECTION 394. YOUTH IN PROGRESS.
  S 394. YOUTH IN PROGRESS.  1. THE YOUTH IN PROGRESS STATEWIDE ADVISORY
BOARD  IS HEREBY ESTABLISHED FOR THE PURPOSES OF BRINGING TOGETHER YOUTH
AGE FOURTEEN AND OLDER WHO ARE OR HAVE BEEN IN FOSTER CARE IN  ORDER  TO
DISCUSS  COMMON  EXPERIENCES,  IDEAS  AND  CONCERNS.  THE  LOCAL  SOCIAL
SERVICES DEPARTMENTS, AUTHORIZED AGENCIES SERVING ADOLESCENTS IN  FOSTER
CARE, THE OFFICE OF CHILDREN AND FAMILY SERVICES, AND CONTRACTORS OF THE
OFFICE  MAY  RECRUIT  APPROPRIATE  YOUTH  TO PARTICIPATE IN THE YOUTH IN
PROGRESS ADVISORY BOARD AND REGIONAL TEAMS ON A VOLUNTARY BASIS.
  2. THE OFFICE OF CHILDREN AND FAMILY  SERVICES  SHALL  FACILITATE  THE
FORMATION  OF REGIONAL YOUTH IN PROGRESS TEAMS AND ASSIST IN IDENTIFYING
AN ADULT MENTOR FOR EACH  YOUTH  TEAM  MEMBER.  THE  REGIONAL  YOUTH  IN
PROGRESS TEAMS AND ADULT MENTORS SHALL MEET ON A REGULAR BASIS AND SHALL
CONDUCT  PERIODIC  REGIONAL FORUMS FOR FOSTER CARE YOUTH TO SPEAK OUT ON
ISSUES OF INTEREST TO ADOLESCENTS IN FOSTER CARE.
  3. THE YOUTH IN PROGRESS STATEWIDE ADVISORY  BOARD,  SHALL  INCLUDE  A
REPRESENTATIVE  FROM  THE  REGIONAL TEAMS THAT WILL ADVISE THE OFFICE OF

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

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