senate Bill S1904

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Provides for transfer of guardianship and custody of infants abandoned pursuant to the abandoned infant protection act

download bill text pdf

Sponsored By

Archive: Last Bill Status - In Senate Committee


  • Introduced
  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Signed/Vetoed by Governor

do you support this legislation?

You must fill out the form below in order to support or oppose this bill. X

You must login or fill out the fields below for the senator to have an accurate account of the support or opposition to this bill.

Create an account. An account allows you to officially support or oppose key legislation, sign petitions with a single click, and follow issues, committees, and bills that matter to you. When you create an account, you agree to this platform's terms of participation.
Use this box to enter a message to your senator.

Actions

view actions (10)
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
passed senate
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

Votes

view votes

Jun 11, 2013 - Finance committee Vote

S1904
31
2
committee
31
Aye
2
Nay
3
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
1
Excused
0
Abstained
show Finance committee vote details

Jun 11, 2013 - Rules committee Vote

S1904
23
0
committee
23
Aye
0
Nay
2
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
show Rules committee vote details

May 6, 2013 - Children and Families committee Vote

S1904
5
0
committee
5
Aye
0
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
1
Excused
0
Abstained
show Children and Families committee vote details

Children and Families Committee Vote: May 6, 2013

excused (1)

Co-Sponsors

S1904 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A3358
Law Section:
Family Court Act
Laws Affected:
Amd §§1012, 1042 & 1055, add §§1031-a, 1051-a & 1061-a, Fam Ct Act; amd §111, Dom Rel L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S1538A
2009-2010: S1338

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

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.

Comments

Open Legislation comments facilitate discussion of New York State legislation. All comments are subject to moderation. Comments deemed off-topic, commercial, campaign-related, self-promotional; or that contain profanity or hate speech; or that link to sites outside of the nysenate.gov domain are not permitted, and will not be published. Comment moderation is generally performed Monday through Friday.

By contributing or voting you agree to the Terms of Participation and verify you are over 13.