senate Bill S5890A

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Report on the impact of a tax deduction for expenses attributed to the adoption of a child in foster care

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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 16, 2014 referred to children and families
delivered to assembly
passed senate
ordered to third reading cal.1392
committee discharged and committed to rules
May 28, 2014 reported and committed to finance
Jan 13, 2014 print number 5890a
amend and recommit to children and families
Jan 08, 2014 referred to children and families
Jun 19, 2013 referred to rules

Votes

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Jun 16, 2014 - Rules committee Vote

S5890A
23
0
committee
23
Aye
0
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
2
Excused
0
Abstained
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May 28, 2014 - Children and Families committee Vote

S5890A
6
0
committee
6
Aye
0
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Children and Families Committee Vote: May 28, 2014

Bill Amendments

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S5890 - Details

Current Committee:
Law Section:
Children
Versions Introduced in 2011-2012 Legislative Session:
A9221

S5890 - Summary

Requires the office of children and family services to complete a report on the impact of a tax deduction for expenses, including adoption fees, medical and legal fees, court costs and any other related expenses paid or incurred by a taxpayer attributed to the adoption of a child in foster care.

S5890 - Sponsor Memo

S5890 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  5890

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              June 19, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  FELDER -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Rules

AN ACT requiring the office of children and family services to  complete
  a  report  on  the  impact  of a tax deduction for expenses, including
  adoption fees, medical and legal  fees,  court  costs  and  any  other
  related  expenses  paid  or  incurred  by a taxpayer attributed to the
  adoption of a child in foster care

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

  Section 1. 1. The office of children and family services, in consulta-
tion  with  the  department  of  taxation  and finance, shall complete a
report on the impact of a tax deduction for expenses, including adoption
fees, medical and legal fees, court costs and any other related expenses
paid or incurred by a taxpayer attributed to the adoption of a child  in
foster care.
  2. Such report shall include, but not be limited to:
  (a)  the  trend of adoptions for children in foster care over the past
ten years;
  (b) how many children have aged out of foster care  in  the  past  ten
years while in the custody of the state;
  (c)  the  length  of the waiting period prior to adoption for children
who were in the state foster care system;
  (d) the racial and ethnic breakdown of children adopted;
  (e) the current number of children who have been placed in the  foster
care system more than once over the past three years;
  (f)  the number of children in foster care with a parent or parents in
prison;
  (g) efforts in place by the office of children and family services  to
help  promote  adoption awareness, education and possibilities for chil-
dren in the foster care system that are eligible for adoption; and

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD09506-01-3

S5890A (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Law Section:
Children
Versions Introduced in 2011-2012 Legislative Session:
A9221

S5890A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Requires the office of children and family services to complete a report on the impact of a tax deduction for expenses, including adoption fees, medical and legal fees, court costs and any other related expenses paid or incurred by a taxpayer attributed to the adoption of a child in foster care.

S5890A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S5890A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 5890--A

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              June 19, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  FELDER -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Rules  --  recommitted  to
  the  Committee on Children and Families in accordance with Senate Rule
  6, sec. 8 -- committee discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted  as
  amended and recommitted to said committee

AN  ACT requiring the office of children and family services to complete
  a report on the impact of a  tax  deduction  for  expenses,  including
  adoption  fees,  medical  and  legal  fees,  court costs and any other
  related expenses paid or incurred by  a  taxpayer  attributed  to  the
  adoption of a child in foster care

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

  Section 1. 1. The office of children and family services, in consulta-
tion with the department of  taxation  and  finance,  shall  complete  a
report on the impact of a tax deduction for expenses, including adoption
fees, medical and legal fees, court costs and any other related expenses
paid  or incurred by a taxpayer attributed to the adoption of a child in
foster care.
  2. Such report shall include, but not be limited to:
  (a) the trend of adoptions for children in foster care over  the  past
ten years;
  (b)  how  many  children  have aged out of foster care in the past ten
years while in the custody of the state;
  (c) the length of the waiting period prior to  adoption  for  children
who were in the state foster care system;
  (d) the racial and ethnic breakdown of children adopted;
  (e)  the current number of children who have been placed in the foster
care system more than once over the past three years;
  (f) the number of children in foster care with a parent or parents  in
prison;

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD09506-03-4

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