senate Bill S4082

Signed By Governor
2013-2014 Legislative Session

Relates to severe or repeatedly abused children in child protective and parental termination proceedings

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Archive: Last Bill Status Via A2600 - Signed by Governor


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

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Oct 23, 2013 signed chap.430
Oct 11, 2013 delivered to governor
May 01, 2013 returned to assembly
passed senate
3rd reading cal.361
substituted for s4082
May 01, 2013 substituted by a2600
Apr 24, 2013 advanced to third reading
Apr 23, 2013 2nd report cal.
Apr 22, 2013 1st report cal.361
Mar 07, 2013 referred to children and families

Votes

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Apr 22, 2013 - Children and Families committee Vote

S4082
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committee
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Aye
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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: Apr 22, 2013

S4082 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A2600
Law Section:
Family Court Act
Laws Affected:
Amd §1051, Fam Ct Act; amd §384-b, Soc Serv L
Versions Introduced in 2011-2012 Legislative Session:
A10051, S7582

S4082 - Summary

Relates to severely or repeatedly abused children in child protective and parental termination proceedings.

S4082 - Sponsor Memo

S4082 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  4082

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              March 7, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced by Sen. FELDER -- (at request of the Office of Court Adminis-
  tration)  --  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  social  services  law,  in
  relation  to  severe  or  repeated child abuse in child protective and
  termination of parental rights proceedings

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

  Section 1. Subdivision (e) of section 1051 of the family court act, as
amended by chapter 7 of the laws of 1999, is amended to read as follows:
  (e)  If the court makes a finding of abuse, it shall specify the para-
graph or paragraphs of subdivision (e) of section one thousand twelve of
this act which it finds have been established.  If  the  court  makes  a
finding  of  abuse  as  defined in paragraph (iii) of subdivision (e) of
section one thousand twelve of this act, it shall make a further finding
of the specific sex offense as defined in article one hundred thirty  of
the  penal law. In addition to a finding of abuse, the court may enter a
finding of severe abuse or repeated abuse, as  defined  in  [paragraphs]
SUBPARAGRAPHS  (I),  (II)  AND  (III) OF PARAGRAPH (a) [and] OR SUBPARA-
GRAPHS (I) AND (II) OF PARAGRAPH (b) of  subdivision  eight  of  section
three  hundred  eighty-four-b of the social services law, which shall be
admissible in a proceeding to  terminate  parental  rights  pursuant  to
paragraph (e) of subdivision four of section three hundred eighty-four-b
of  the  social services law. If the court makes such additional finding
of severe abuse or repeated abuse, the court shall state the grounds for
its determination, which  shall  be  based  upon  clear  and  convincing
evidence.
  S  2. Subparagraph (ii) of paragraph (a) and subparagraph (i) of para-
graph (b) of subdivision 8 of section 384-b of the social services  law,
subparagraph  (ii)  of  paragraph  (a)  as added and subparagraph (i) of

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD03051-01-3

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