assembly Bill A1372

2017-2018 Legislative Session

Amends the definition of "homeless youth" to include persons under the age of 25

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Oct 06, 2017 enacting clause stricken
Jan 11, 2017 referred to children and families


A1372 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Executive Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§532-a, 532-b, 532-d & 420, Exec L
Versions Introduced in 2015-2016 Legislative Session:
A10145, S7715

A1372 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Amends the definition of "homeless youth" to include persons under the age of 25, for the purposes of the runaway and homeless youth program.

A1372 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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


                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            January 11, 2017

  read once and referred to the Committee on Children and Families

AN ACT to amend the executive law, in relation to expanding the applica-
  tion of the runaway and homeless youth program to youth under  twenty-
  five years of age


  Section 1. Subdivisions 2 and 6 of section 532-a of the executive law,
subdivision 2 as amended by chapter 800 of the laws of 1985 and subdivi-
sion 6 as amended by section 6 of part G of chapter 57 of  the  laws  of
2013, are amended to read as follows:
  2.  "Homeless youth" shall mean a person under the age of [twenty-one]
TWENTY-FIVE who is in need of services and is without a place of shelter
where supervision and care are available.
  6. "Transitional independent living support program"  shall  mean  any
non-residential  program  approved  by the office of children and family
services after submission by the municipality as part of its  comprehen-
sive  plan,  or any residential facility approved by the office of chil-
dren and family services after submission by the municipality as part of
its comprehensive plan to offer youth development programs,  established
and operated to provide supportive services, for a period of up to eigh-
teen months in accordance with the regulations of the office of children
and  family  services,  to  enable  homeless  youth  between the ages of
sixteen and [twenty-one] TWENTY-FIVE to progress from  crisis  care  and
transitional  care  to independent living. Such transitional independent
living support program may also provide services to  youth  in  need  of
crisis  intervention or respite services. Notwithstanding the time limi-
tation in paragraph (i) of subdivision  (d)  of  section  seven  hundred
thirty-five of the family court act, residential respite services may be
provided  in  a  transitional  independent  living support program for a
period of more than twenty-one days.

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


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