senate Bill S6815

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Relates to the reentry of former foster care children into foster care; repealer

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Actions

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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 18, 2014 referred to children and families
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Jun 02, 2014 advanced to third reading
May 29, 2014 2nd report cal.
May 28, 2014 1st report cal.1003
Mar 12, 2014 referred to children and families

Votes

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May 28, 2014 - Children and Families committee Vote

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Children and Families Committee Vote: May 28, 2014

S6815 - Details

Law Section:
Family Court Act
Laws Affected:
Amd §§355.3, 756-a, 1088, 1091, 1055 & 1089, rpld §1055 sub (b) ¶(i) sub¶ (E), §1089 sub (d) ¶2 sub¶ (viii) cl (C), Fam Ct Act

S6815 - Summary

Relates to the reentry of former foster care children into foster care.

S6815 - Sponsor Memo

S6815 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  6815

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             March 12, 2014
                               ___________

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, in relation to reentry  of  former
  foster  children into foster care; and to repeal certain provisions of
  such law relating to making technical corrections thereto

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

  Section  1. Subdivision 6 of section 355.3 of the family court act, as
amended by chapter 663 of the laws  of  1985,  is  amended  to  read  as
follows:
  6. Successive extensions of placement under this section may be grant-
ed,  but  no  placement may be made or continued beyond the respondent's
eighteenth birthday without [the child's] HIS OR HER consent and  in  no
event  past  [the child's] HIS OR HER twenty-first birthday.  A RESPOND-
ENT, WHO WAS PREVIOUSLY PLACED OR  TRANSFERRED  INTO  PLACEMENT  WITH  A
LOCAL SOCIAL SERVICES DISTRICT PURSUANT TO THIS SECTION OR SECTION 353.3
OR  355.1  OF THIS ARTICLE AND WHO WAS DISCHARGED FROM FOSTER CARE ON OR
AFTER THE DATE ON WHICH THE CHILD ATTAINED THE AGE OF EIGHTEEN DUE TO  A
FAILURE  TO  CONSENT TO THE CONTINUATION OF PLACEMENT, MAY MOVE OR, WITH
HIS OR HER CONSENT, MAY BE THE SUBJECT OF A MOTION BY A SOCIAL  SERVICES
OFFICIAL  TO  REENTER  FOSTER  CARE IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE PROVISIONS OF
SECTION ONE THOUSAND NINETY-ONE OF THIS ACT.
  S 2. Subdivision (f) of section 756-a of  the  family  court  act,  as
added by chapter 604 of the laws of 1986, is amended to read as follows:
  (f)  Successive  extensions  of  placement  under  this section may be
granted, but no placement may be made or continued  beyond  the  child's
eighteenth  birthday without his or her consent and in no event past his
or her twenty-first birthday.  A CHILD WHO WAS PREVIOUSLY PLACED WITH  A
LOCAL  SOCIAL SERVICES DISTRICT PURSUANT TO SECTION SEVEN HUNDRED FIFTY-
SIX OF THIS PART AND WHO WAS DISCHARGED FROM FOSTER CARE ON OR AFTER THE
DATE ON WHICH HE OR SHE ATTAINED THE AGE OF EIGHTEEN DUE TO A FAILURE TO
CONSENT TO CONTINUATION OF PLACEMENT  MAY  MOVE  OR,  WITH  HIS  OR  HER
CONSENT, MAY BE THE SUBJECT OF A MOTION BY A SOCIAL SERVICES OFFICIAL TO

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

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