assembly Bill A7616

2017-2018 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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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Mar 22, 2018 referred to finance
delivered to senate
passed assembly
Jan 03, 2018 ordered to third reading cal.536
returned to assembly
died in senate
Jun 05, 2017 referred to rules
delivered to senate
passed assembly
May 18, 2017 advanced to third reading cal.473
May 16, 2017 reported
May 05, 2017 referred to children and families

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A7616 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S1772
Current Committee:
Senate Finance
Law Section:
Social Services Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §372-f, Soc Serv L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: A9591
2013-2014: A2891
2015-2016: A4572, A10098, S4976
2019-2020: A570, S4004

A7616 (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.

A7616 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  7616

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                               May 5, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced by M. of A. JAFFEE -- read once and referred 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.
  §  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.
                                                           LBD01982-01-7

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