|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jan 08, 2014||referred to children and families|
returned to senate
died in assembly
|Jun 12, 2013||referred to children and families|
delivered to assembly
|Jun 11, 2013||ordered to third reading cal.1226|
reported and committed to rules
|May 06, 2013||reported and committed to finance|
|Jan 09, 2013||referred to children and families|
senate Bill S1904
Archive: Last Bill Status - In Committee
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
S1904 - Details
S1904 - Summary
Provides procedures for the care and custody of infants determined to be abandoned; creates process to facilitate freeing abandoned infants for adoption if a parent does not claim custody within statutory period.
S1904 - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER:S1904 TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the family court act and the domestic relations law, in relation to abandoned infants PURPOSE: To provide for the transfer of guardianship and custody of infants abandoned pursuant to the Abandoned Infant Protection Act. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Section One - Section 1012 of the Family Court Act is amended by adding a new subdivision (f-1) to define the term "abandoned infant". Section Two - Paragraph (ii) of subdivision (f) of section 1012 of the Family Court Act, as amended by Chapter 666 of the Laws of 1976, is amended to not include an "abandoned infant" as defined in subdivision (f-1) of this section. Section Three - Subdivision (j) of section 1012 of the Family Court Act is amended by declaring that a child that has been declared an abandoned infant pursuant to section ten hundred fifty-one-a of this article falls under the definition of "aggravated circumstances." Section Four - Section 1042 of the Family Court Act, as amended by section 4 of part B of Chapter 3 of the Laws of 2005, is amended to add unless the child has been declared an abandoned infant pursuant to section one thousand fifty-one-a of this article and the parents have
S1904 - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 1904 2013-2014 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E (PREFILED) January 9, 2013 ___________ Introduced by Sen. SKELOS -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Children and Families AN ACT to amend the family court act and the domestic relations law, in relation to abandoned infants THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Section 1012 of the family court act is amended by adding a new subdivision (f-1) to read as follows: (F-1) A CHILD IS AN "ABANDONED INFANT" WHEN THE COURT ENTERS AN ORDER PURSUANT TO SECTION ONE THOUSAND FIFTY-ONE-A OF THIS ARTICLE THAT SUCH CHILD IS NOT MORE THAN THIRTY DAYS OLD AND WHO HAS BEEN LEFT BY HIS OR HER PARENT IN A MANNER WHICH INDICATES INTENT TO SURRENDER AND RELIN- QUISH ALL RESPONSIBILITY FOR THE CARE OF SUCH CHILD. S 2. Paragraph (ii) of subdivision (f) of section 1012 of the family court act, as amended by chapter 666 of the laws of 1976, is amended to read as follows: (ii) who has been abandoned, in accordance with the definition and other criteria set forth in subdivision five of section three hundred eighty-four-b of the social services law, by his OR HER parents or other person legally responsible for his OR HER care, BUT SHALL NOT INCLUDE AN ABANDONED INFANT AS DEFINED IN SUBDIVISION (F-1) OF THIS SECTION. S 3. Subdivision (j) of section 1012 of the family court act, as amended by section 3 of part B of chapter 3 of the laws of 2005, is amended to read as follows: (j) "Aggravated circumstances" means where a child has been either severely or repeatedly abused, as defined in subdivision eight of section three hundred eighty-four-b of the social services law; OR WHERE A CHILD HAS BEEN DETERMINED TO BE AN ABANDONED INFANT PURSUANT TO SECTION ONE THOUSAND FIFTY-ONE-A OF THIS ARTICLE; or where a child has subsequently been found to be an abused child, as defined in paragraph EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted.
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