Assembly Actions -
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jan 03, 2018||
referred to children and families
|Mar 28, 2017||
referred to children and families
Assembly Bill A6984
2017-2018 Legislative Session
Archive: Last Bill Status - In Assembly Committee
- In Committee Assembly
- On Floor Calendar Assembly
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed By Governor
2017-A6984 (ACTIVE) - Details
2017-A6984 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 6984 2017-2018 Regular Sessions I N A S S E M B L Y March 28, 2017 ___________ Introduced by M. of A. TITONE -- read once and referred to the Committee on Children and Families AN ACT to amend the social services law, in relation to post-adoption services THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. The social services law is amended by adding a new section 372-i to read as follows: § 372-I. POST ADOPTION SERVICES. 1. THE OFFICE OF CHILDREN AND FAMILY SERVICES SHALL COLLECT DATA AND INFORMATION ON THE AVAILABILITY OF POST- ADOPTION SERVICES AROUND THE STATE. THE OFFICE SHALL WORK WITH LOCAL SOCIAL SERVICES DISTRICTS, AUTHORIZED AGENCIES, AND NOT-FOR-PROFIT AGEN- CIES WITH EXPERIENCE PROVIDING POST-ADOPTION SERVICES TO GATHER, TO THE GREATEST EXTENT POSSIBLE, NON-IDENTIFYING INFORMATION BY COUNTY INCLUD- ING BUT NOT LIMITED TO: A. THE NUMBER OF CHILDREN ENTERING FOSTER CARE WHO HAD PREVIOUSLY BEEN ADOPTED; B. THE NUMBER OF FAMILIES WHO RECEIVED POST-ADOPTION SERVICES; C. THE NUMBER OF CHILDREN IN PARAGRAPH A OF THIS SUBDIVISION WHO HAD RECEIVED POST-ADOPTION SERVICES AND WHAT TYPE OF SERVICES WERE RENDERED; D. THE NUMBER OF DENIED REQUESTS FOR SERVICES, AND THE REASON FOR SUCH DENIALS; AND E. THE TYPE OF SERVICE FOR WHICH REQUESTS WERE DENIED. 2. THE OFFICE OF CHILDREN AND FAMILY SERVICES SHALL SUBMIT A REPORT TO THE SPEAKER OF THE ASSEMBLY, THE TEMPORARY PRESIDENT OF THE SENATE, THE MINORITY LEADER OF THE ASSEMBLY AND THE MINORITY LEADER OF THE SENATE NO LATER THAN SEPTEMBER FIRST OF EACH YEAR WITH THE DATA AND INFORMATION REQUIRED BY SUBDIVISION ONE OF THIS SECTION FOR THE PRECEDING YEAR. THE OFFICE SHALL INCLUDE AN ANALYSIS OF THE AVAILABILITY OF POST-ADOPTION SERVICES STATEWIDE AND REGIONALLY, THE EXTENT TO WHICH THE PROVISIONS OF SUCH SERVICES PREVENTS THE DISRUPTION OF ADOPTIONS AND RECOMMENDATIONS EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted.
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