senate Bill S2516

2015-2016 Legislative Session

Enacts the New York State Reuniting Families Act

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Archive: Last Bill Status - In Senate Committee Children And Families Committee


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Jan 06, 2016 referred to children and families
Jan 26, 2015 referred to children and families

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S2516 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A2432
Current Committee:
Senate Children And Families
Law Section:
Social Services Law
Laws Affected:
Amd ยง384-b, Soc Serv L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2013-2014: S4185, A6377
2017-2018: S2201, A339
2019-2020: S5024, A2106

S2516 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Enacts the New York State Reuniting Families Act.

S2516 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S2516 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  2516

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 26, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens.  PARKER,  HASSELL-THOMPSON,  MONTGOMERY,  PERALTA,
  PERKINS -- 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 enacting the New
  York State Reuniting Families Act

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

  Section 1. This act shall be known and may be cited as the  "New  York
State Reuniting Families Act."
  S  2. Clause (D) of subparagraph (i) of paragraph (l) of subdivision 3
of section 384-b of the social services law, as amended by  chapter  113
of the laws of 2010, is amended to read as follows:
  (D)  the  parent  or parents are incarcerated, INVOLVED IN IMMIGRATION
REMOVAL PROCEEDINGS, INCLUDING DETENTION OR DEPORTATION, or  participat-
ing  in  a  residential  substance abuse treatment program, or the prior
incarceration, INVOLVEMENT IN IMMIGRATION REMOVAL PROCEEDINGS, INCLUDING
DETENTION OR DEPORTATION, or participation of a parent or parents  in  a
residential substance abuse treatment program is a significant factor in
why the child has been in foster care for fifteen of the last twenty-two
months,  provided  that  the  parent  maintains a meaningful role in the
child's life based on the criteria set forth in subparagraph (v) of this
paragraph and the agency has not documented a reason why it would other-
wise be appropriate to file a petition pursuant to this section.
  S 3. This act shall take effect on the ninetieth day  after  it  shall
have become a law.



 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD00399-02-5

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