senate Bill S2201

2017-2018 Legislative Session

Enacts the New York State Reuniting Families Act

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Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Children And Families Committee


  • Introduced
  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
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Jan 03, 2018 referred to children and families
Jan 12, 2017 referred to children and families

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S2201 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A339
Current Committee:
Senate Children And Families
Law Section:
Social Services Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §384-b, Soc Serv L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2013-2014: S4185, A6377
2015-2016: S2516, A2432

S2201 - Summary

Enacts the New York State Reuniting Families Act.

S2201 - Sponsor Memo

S2201 - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  2201

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 12, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens. PARKER, 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."
  § 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.
  §  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.
                                                           LBD05196-01-7

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