senate Bill S4446B

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Directs preparation of report concerning family assistance and requirement to show good cause for failure to seek child support

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Feb 26, 2014 reported and committed to finance
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.1280
committee discharged and committed to rules
May 20, 2013 reported and committed to finance
May 16, 2013 print number 4446b
amend (t) and recommit to children and families
May 06, 2013 print number 4446a
amend (t) and recommit to children and families
Apr 01, 2013 referred to children and families

Votes

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Feb 26, 2014 - Children and Families committee Vote

S4446B
5
0
committee
5
Aye
0
Nay
1
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Children and Families Committee Vote: Feb 26, 2014

aye wr (1)

Jun 11, 2013 - Rules committee Vote

S4446B
22
1
committee
22
Aye
1
Nay
2
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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May 20, 2013 - Children and Families committee Vote

S4446B
5
1
committee
5
Aye
1
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Children and Families Committee Vote: May 20, 2013

nay (1)

S4446 - Details

Law Section:
Executive Law
Laws Affected:
Add §361, Soc Serv L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S1435A
2009-2010: S2011

S4446 - Summary

Directs the office of children and family services and the office of temporary and disability assistance to prepare a report concerning low income custodial parent's requirement to show good cause for a refusal to seek child support as a requirement for receiving a child care subsidy; provides for the repeal of such provisions upon expiration thereof.

S4446 - Sponsor Memo

S4446 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  4446

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              April 1, 2013
                               ___________

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

AN ACT to amend the executive law, in relation to directing  the  office
  of  children and family services and the office of temporary and disa-
  bility assistance to prepare a report concerning low income  custodial
  parents'  requirement  to  show good cause for a refusal to seek child
  support as a requirement for receiving family assistance; and  provid-
  ing for the repeal of such provisions upon expiration thereof

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

  Section 1. Legislative findings.   The legislature hereby  finds  that
certain  parties allege that the office of children and family services'
regulations and directives requiring low  income  custodial  parents  to
actively  seek  child  support  from  non-custodial parents or show good
cause as to why he or she cannot seek child support, as a  condition  of
eligibility  for family assistance, constitute such an extreme disincen-
tive to many individuals in need of such assistance  and  as  such  they
fail  to  pursue needed assistance. The legislature finds that this is a
serious allegation, and declares its intent  to  obtain  information  as
speedily  as  possible from the state agencies involved in order to take
appropriate action.
  S 2. The executive law is amended by adding a  new  section  501-i  to
read as follows:
  S  501-I. REPORT CONCERNING FAMILY ASSISTANCE AND GOOD CAUSE FOR FAIL-
URE TO SEEK CHILD SUPPORT.   1.   THE  OFFICE  OF  CHILDREN  AND  FAMILY
SERVICES,  IN  COLLABORATION WITH THE OFFICE OF TEMPORARY AND DISABILITY
ASSISTANCE, SHALL SUBMIT A REPORT TO  THE  TEMPORARY  PRESIDENT  OF  THE
SENATE, THE SPEAKER OF THE ASSEMBLY, THE CHAIRS OF THE SENATE COMMITTEES
ON  SOCIAL  SERVICES,  AND  CHILDREN  AND  FAMILIES AND THE CHAIR OF THE
ASSEMBLY COMMITTEE  ON  CHILDREN  AND  FAMILIES  CONCERNING  INFORMATION
RELATED  TO GOOD CAUSE FOR REFUSAL TO COOPERATE WITH THE REQUIREMENTS OF

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD07252-04-3

S4446A - Details

Law Section:
Executive Law
Laws Affected:
Add §361, Soc Serv L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S1435A
2009-2010: S2011

S4446A - Summary

Directs the office of children and family services and the office of temporary and disability assistance to prepare a report concerning low income custodial parent's requirement to show good cause for a refusal to seek child support as a requirement for receiving a child care subsidy; provides for the repeal of such provisions upon expiration thereof.

S4446A - Sponsor Memo

S4446A - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 4446--A

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              April 1, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  GOLDEN -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Children and  Families  --
  committee  discharged,  bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and
  recommitted to said committee

AN ACT to amend the executive law, in relation to directing  the  office
  of  temporary and disability assistance to prepare a report concerning
  low income custodial parents' requirement to show  good  cause  for  a
  refusal  to  seek  child support as a requirement for receiving family
  assistance; and providing for the repeal of such provisions upon expi-
  ration thereof

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

  Section  1.  Legislative findings.   The legislature hereby finds that
certain parties allege that  the  office  of  temporary  and  disability
assistance's  regulations  and directives requiring low income custodial
parents to actively seek child support  from  non-custodial  parents  or
show  good  cause  as  to  why he or she cannot seek child support, as a
condition of eligibility  for  family  assistance,  constitute  such  an
extreme  disincentive to many individuals in need of such assistance and
as such they fail to pursue needed  assistance.  The  legislature  finds
that  this  is  a  serious allegation, and declares its intent to obtain
information as speedily as possible from the state agencies involved  in
order to take appropriate action.
  S  2.  The  executive  law is amended by adding a new section 501-i to
read as follows:
  S 501-I. REPORT CONCERNING FAMILY ASSISTANCE AND GOOD CAUSE FOR  FAIL-
URE  TO  SEEK CHILD SUPPORT.  1.  THE OFFICE OF TEMPORARY AND DISABILITY
ASSISTANCE, SHALL SUBMIT A REPORT TO  THE  TEMPORARY  PRESIDENT  OF  THE
SENATE, THE SPEAKER OF THE ASSEMBLY, THE CHAIRS OF THE SENATE COMMITTEES
ON  SOCIAL  SERVICES,  AND  CHILDREN  AND  FAMILIES AND THE CHAIR OF THE
ASSEMBLY COMMITTEE  ON  CHILDREN  AND  FAMILIES  CONCERNING  INFORMATION

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD07252-05-3

S4446B (ACTIVE) - Details

Law Section:
Executive Law
Laws Affected:
Add §361, Soc Serv L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S1435A
2009-2010: S2011

S4446B (ACTIVE) - Summary

Directs the office of children and family services and the office of temporary and disability assistance to prepare a report concerning low income custodial parent's requirement to show good cause for a refusal to seek child support as a requirement for receiving a child care subsidy; provides for the repeal of such provisions upon expiration thereof.

S4446B (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S4446B (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 4446--B

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              April 1, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  GOLDEN -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Children and  Families  --
  committee  discharged,  bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and
  recommitted to said committee -- committee discharged,  bill  amended,
  ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted to said committee

AN  ACT  to  amend the social services law, in relation to directing the
  office of temporary and disability  assistance  to  prepare  a  report
  concerning  low  income  custodial  parents'  requirement to show good
  cause for a refusal to seek child support as a requirement for receiv-
  ing family assistance; and providing for the repeal of such provisions
  upon expiration thereof

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

  Section  1.  Legislative findings.   The legislature hereby finds that
certain parties allege that  the  office  of  temporary  and  disability
assistance's  regulations  and directives requiring low income custodial
parents to actively seek child support  from  non-custodial  parents  or
show  good  cause  as  to  why he or she cannot seek child support, as a
condition of eligibility  for  family  assistance,  constitute  such  an
extreme disincentive to many individuals in need of such assistance and,
thus,  they fail to pursue needed assistance. The legislature finds that
this is a serious allegation, and declares its intent to obtain informa-
tion as speedily as possible from the state agencies involved  in  order
to take appropriate action.
  S 2. The social services law is amended by adding a new section 361 to
read as follows:
  S  361. REPORT CONCERNING FAMILY ASSISTANCE AND GOOD CAUSE FOR FAILURE
TO SEEK CHILD SUPPORT.   1.   THE OFFICE  OF  TEMPORARY  AND  DISABILITY
ASSISTANCE,  SHALL  SUBMIT  A  REPORT  TO THE TEMPORARY PRESIDENT OF THE
SENATE, THE SPEAKER OF THE ASSEMBLY, THE CHAIRS OF THE SENATE COMMITTEES
ON SOCIAL SERVICES, AND CHILDREN AND FAMILIES  AND  THE  CHAIRS  OF  THE

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD07252-09-3

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