senate Bill S6016A

Signed By Governor
2017-2018 Legislative Session

Relates to a parent or guardian naming a caregiver as a person in parental relation

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Archive: Last Bill Status Via A7905 - Signed by Governor


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    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 27, 2018 signed chap.80
Jun 26, 2018 delivered to governor
Jun 11, 2018 returned to assembly
passed senate
3rd reading cal.134
substituted for s6016a
Jun 11, 2018 substituted by a7905a
Jan 17, 2018 advanced to third reading
Jan 16, 2018 2nd report cal.
Jan 09, 2018 1st report cal.134
Jan 03, 2018 referred to children and families
Jun 06, 2017 reported and committed to rules
May 26, 2017 print number 6016a
May 26, 2017 amend and recommit to children and families
May 10, 2017 referred to children and families

Votes

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Jan 9, 2018 - Children and Families committee Vote

S6016A
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committee
6
Aye
0
Nay
1
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Children and Families Committee Vote: Jan 9, 2018

aye wr (1)

Jun 6, 2017 - Children and Families committee Vote

S6016A
5
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committee
5
Aye
0
Nay
1
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
1
Excused
0
Abstained
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Children and Families Committee Vote: Jun 6, 2017

aye wr (1)
excused (1)

S6016 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A7905
Law Section:
General Obligations Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§5-1551 & 5-1552, Gen Ob L

S6016 - Summary

Provides that a parent of a minor or incapacitated person may designate another person as a person in parental relation to such minor or incapacitated person pursuant to sections twenty-one hundred sixty-four and twenty-five hundred four of the public health law and sections two and thirty-two hundred twelve of the education law for a period not exceeding twelve months; provides that a designation may not be more than twelve months.

S6016 - Sponsor Memo

S6016 - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  6016

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              May 10, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  AVELLA -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Children and Families

AN ACT to amend the general obligations law, in relation to a parent  or
  guardian naming a caregiver as a person in parental relation

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

  Section 1. Section 5-1551 of the general obligations law, as added  by
chapter 119 of the laws of 2005, is amended to read as follows:
  §  5-1551. Power of parent to designate a person in parental relation.
A parent of a minor or incapacitated person may designate another person
as a person in parental relation to such minor or  incapacitated  person
pursuant  to  sections  twenty-one  hundred  sixty-four  and twenty-five
hundred four of the public health law and sections  two  and  thirty-two
hundred  twelve  of  the  education law for a period not exceeding [six]
TWELVE months provided that there is no prior order of any court in  any
jurisdiction  currently  in  effect that would prohibit such parent from
himself or  herself  exercising  the  same  or  similar  authority,  and
provided  further, that, in the case where a court has ordered that both
parents must agree on education or health decisions regarding the child,
a designation pursuant to this subdivision shall  not  be  valid  unless
both  parents  have  consented thereto. Such designation shall be in the
form prescribed by section 5-1552 of this title, and may be presented to
any school, health care provider  or  health  plan  that  requires  such
designation by either the parent or the designee.
  §  2.  Subdivision 1 of section 5-1552 of the general obligations law,
as added by chapter 119 of the laws of  2005,  is  amended  to  read  as
follows:
  1.  Designations  in  general.  A  designation of a person in parental
relation pursuant to this title shall be in writing and  shall  include:
the name of the parent, the name of the designee, the name of each minor
or  incapacitated  person with respect to whom such designation is made,

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

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S6016A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A7905
Law Section:
General Obligations Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§5-1551 & 5-1552, Gen Ob L

S6016A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Provides that a parent of a minor or incapacitated person may designate another person as a person in parental relation to such minor or incapacitated person pursuant to sections twenty-one hundred sixty-four and twenty-five hundred four of the public health law and sections two and thirty-two hundred twelve of the education law for a period not exceeding twelve months; provides that a designation may not be more than twelve months.

S6016A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S6016A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                 6016--A

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              May 10, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  AVELLA -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Children and  Families  --
  committee  discharged,  bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and
  recommitted to said committee

AN ACT to amend the general obligations law, in relation to a parent  or
  guardian naming a caregiver as a person in parental relation

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

  Section 1. Section 5-1551 of the general obligations law, as added  by
chapter 119 of the laws of 2005, is amended to read as follows:
  §  5-1551. Power of parent to designate a person in parental relation.
A parent of a minor or incapacitated person may designate another person
as a person in parental relation to such minor or  incapacitated  person
pursuant  to  sections  twenty-one  hundred  sixty-four  and twenty-five
hundred four of the public health law and sections  two  and  thirty-two
hundred  twelve  of  the  education law for a period not exceeding [six]
TWELVE months provided that there is no prior order of any court in  any
jurisdiction  currently  in  effect that would prohibit such parent from
himself or  herself  exercising  the  same  or  similar  authority,  and
provided  further, that, in the case where a court has ordered that both
parents must agree on education or health decisions regarding the child,
a designation pursuant to this subdivision shall  not  be  valid  unless
both  parents  have  consented thereto. Such designation shall be in the
form prescribed by section 5-1552 of this title, and may be presented to
any school, health care provider  or  health  plan  that  requires  such
designation by either the parent or the designee.
  §  2.  Subdivision 1 of section 5-1552 of the general obligations law,
as added by chapter 119 of the laws of  2005,  is  amended  to  read  as
follows:
  1.  Designations  in  general.  A  designation of a person in parental
relation pursuant to this title shall be in writing and  shall  include:

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

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