senate Bill S4976

2015-2016 Legislative Session

Requires agencies to provide potential adoptive parents with information concerning state-funded benefits or services available once the foster child is adopted as well as those that expire upon adoption

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 17, 2016 committed to rules
May 23, 2016 advanced to third reading
May 18, 2016 2nd report cal.
May 17, 2016 1st report cal.914
Mar 08, 2016 reported and committed to finance
Jan 06, 2016 referred to children and families
Apr 27, 2015 referred to children and families

Votes

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May 17, 2016 - Finance committee Vote

S4976
29
0
committee
29
Aye
0
Nay
3
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
5
Excused
0
Abstained
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Mar 8, 2016 - Children and Families committee Vote

S4976
6
0
committee
6
Aye
0
Nay
1
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Children and Families Committee Vote: Mar 8, 2016

aye wr (1)

S4976 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A10098
Current Committee:
Senate Rules
Law Section:
Social Services Law
Laws Affected:
Amd ยง372-f, Soc Serv L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: A9591
2013-2014: A2891
2017-2018: S1772, A7616
2019-2020: S4004, A570

S4976 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Requires agencies to provide potential adoptive parents with information concerning state-funded benefits or services available once the foster child is adopted as well as those that expire upon adoption.

S4976 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S4976 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  4976

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             April 27, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sen. CARLUCCI -- 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 requiring  agen-
  cies to provide potential adoptive parents with information concerning
  state-funded  benefits  or  services  received  by a foster child that
  expire upon adoption

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

  Section  1.  Section  372-f  of  the social services law is amended by
adding a new subdivision 5 to read as follows:
  5. THE OFFICE OF CHILDREN AND FAMILY SERVICES SHALL  PROMULGATE  REGU-
LATIONS  WHICH SHALL REQUIRE AUTHORIZED AGENCIES IN THE STATE TO PROVIDE
A FOSTER PARENT, WHO HAS EXPRESSED INTEREST IN ADOPTING A FOSTER  CHILD,
WITH A LIST OF ANY PUBLICLY-FUNDED BENEFITS OR SERVICES THAT SUCH FOSTER
CHILD  WILL  BE  ELIGIBLE  FOR UPON THE ADOPTION OF SUCH FOSTER CHILD AS
WELL AS A LIST OF ANY PUBLICLY-FUNDED BENEFITS  OR  SERVICES  THAT  SUCH
FOSTER  CHILD  IS  CURRENTLY  ELIGIBLE  FOR,  BUT  SHALL EXPIRE UPON THE
ADOPTION OF SUCH FOSTER CHILD. IF A SERVICE  SHALL  EXPIRE,  INFORMATION
SHALL  BE  PROVIDED  ON IF THAT SERVICE IS AVAILABLE IN THE COMMUNITY OR
HOW THAT SERVICE CAN BE OBTAINED  FROM  OTHER  PRIVATE  SOURCES.    SUCH
INFORMATION  SHALL  BE  MADE  AVAILABLE  TO  THE PUBLIC ON SUCH OFFICE'S
WEBSITE.
  S 2. 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.
                                                           LBD08593-01-5

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