senate Bill S5517

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Relates to post-adoption services

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Mar 17, 2014 reported and committed to finance
Jan 08, 2014 referred to children and families
May 16, 2013 referred to children and families

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Mar 17, 2014 - Children and Families committee Vote

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Children and Families Committee Vote: Mar 17, 2014

S5517 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A7349
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Social Services Law
Laws Affected:
Add ยง372-h, Soc Serv L

S5517 - Summary

Relates to post-adoption services.

S5517 - Sponsor Memo

S5517 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  5517

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              May 16, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  PARKER -- 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  post-adoption
  services

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

  Section 1. The social services law is amended by adding a new  section
372-h to read as follows:
  S  372-H. POST ADOPTION SERVICES. 1. THE OFFICE OF CHILDREN AND FAMILY
SERVICES SHALL COLLECT DATA  AND  INFORMATION  ON  THE  AVAILABILITY  OF
POST-ADOPTION  SERVICES  AROUND  THE  STATE.  THE OFFICE SHALL WORK WITH
LOCAL SOCIAL SERVICES DISTRICTS, AUTHORIZED AGENCIES, AND NOT-FOR-PROFIT
AGENCIES WITH EXPERIENCE PROVIDING POST-ADOPTION SERVICES TO GATHER,  TO
THE  GREATEST  EXTENT  POSSIBLE,  NON-IDENTIFYING  INFORMATION BY COUNTY
INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO:
  A. THE NUMBER OF CHILDREN ENTERING FOSTER CARE WHO HAD PREVIOUSLY BEEN
ADOPTED;
  B. THE NUMBER OF FAMILIES WHO RECEIVED POST-ADOPTION SERVICES;
  C. THE NUMBER OF CHILDREN IN PARAGRAPH A OF THIS SUBDIVISION  WHO  HAD
RECEIVED POST-ADOPTION SERVICES AND WHAT TYPE OF SERVICES WERE RENDERED;
  D. THE NUMBER OF DENIED REQUESTS FOR SERVICES, AND THE REASON FOR SUCH
DENIALS; AND
  E. THE TYPE OF SERVICE FOR WHICH REQUESTS WERE DENIED.
  2. THE OFFICE OF CHILDREN AND FAMILY SERVICES SHALL SUBMIT A REPORT TO
THE  SPEAKER OF THE ASSEMBLY, THE TEMPORARY PRESIDENT OF THE SENATE, THE
MINORITY LEADER OF THE ASSEMBLY AND THE MINORITY LEADER OF THE SENATE NO
LATER THAN SEPTEMBER FIRST OF EACH YEAR WITH THE  DATA  AND  INFORMATION
REQUIRED  BY SUBDIVISION ONE OF THIS SECTION FOR THE PRECEDING YEAR. THE
OFFICE SHALL INCLUDE AN ANALYSIS OF THE  AVAILABILITY  OF  POST-ADOPTION
SERVICES STATEWIDE AND REGIONALLY, THE EXTENT TO WHICH THE PROVISIONS OF
SUCH  SERVICES  PREVENTS THE DISRUPTION OF ADOPTIONS AND RECOMMENDATIONS

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD10812-01-3

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