|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jun 20, 2018||committed to rules|
|Feb 28, 2018||advanced to third reading|
|Feb 27, 2018||2nd report cal.|
|Feb 13, 2018||1st report cal.504|
|Jan 03, 2018||referred to children and families|
|Jun 06, 2017||reported and committed to rules|
|May 30, 2017||referred to children and families|
senate Bill S6518
Archive: Last Bill Status - In Senate Committee Rules Committee
- In Committee
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- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
S6518 (ACTIVE) - Details
S6518 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S6518 TITLE OF BILL : An act to amend the social services law, in relation to the adoption subsidies provided for disabled or hard to place children PURPOSE OR GENERAL IDEA OF BILL : Relates to the subsidies that may be provided to a parent to who adopts a disabled or hard to place child. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS : Amends paragraph (c) of subdivision 1 of § 453 of the social services law, and adds four new paragraphs (c-2) (c-3), (c-4) and (c-5). Paragraph (c) is amended to specify that "any support" shall be limited to support that is a direct benefit for the adopted child, that meets their basic needs, and also clarifies the meaning of the term "no longer legally responsible for the support of the child". Paragraph (c-1) is amended to simply require basic certification by the adoptive parents that they are fulfilling their obligations pursuant to any adoption subsidy agreement on an annual, rather than biennial basis, and also reminds the adoptive parents of their obligation to notify the local department of social services if another person has been granted custody of, appointed guardianship of,
S6518 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 6518 2017-2018 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E May 30, 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 social services law, in relation to the adoption subsidies provided for disabled or hard to place children THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Paragraph (c) of subdivision 1 of section 453 of the social services law, as amended by chapter 83 of the laws of 1995, is amended and four new paragraphs (c-2), (c-3), (c-4) and (c-5) are added to read as follows: (c) No payments may be made pursuant to this subdivision if the social services official determines that the adoptive parents are no longer legally responsible for the support of the child or the child is no longer receiving any support from such parents. FOR PURPOSES OF THIS SECTION: (I) "ANY SUPPORT" SHALL BE LIMITED TO SUPPORT THAT IS DIRECTLY FOR THE BENEFIT OF THE ADOPTED CHILD THAT MEETS THE FOOD, CLOTHING, EDUCATION, MEDICAL AND SHELTER NEEDS OF THE ADOPTED CHILD AND THAT HAS AN IDENTIFI- ABLE VALUE; (II) "NO LONGER LEGALLY RESPONSIBLE FOR THE SUPPORT OF THE CHILD" MEANS (A) THE CHILD HAS BECOME LEGALLY EMANCIPATED, MARRIED OR JOINED THE MILITARY; OR (B) A COURT HAS RULED THAT THE ADOPTIVE PARENT IS NO LONGER LEGALLY RESPONSIBLE FOR THE SUPPORT OF THE CHILD. (C-1) The social services official on [a biennial] AN ANNUAL basis shall: (I) REQUIRE ADOPTIVE PARENTS TO CERTIFY THAT THEY ARE FULFILLING THEIR OBLIGATIONS PURSUANT TO ANY ADOPTION SUBSIDY AGREEMENT ENTERED INTO IN ACCORDANCE WITH THIS SECTION, INCLUDING THEIR OBLIGATION TO PROVIDE SUPPORT FOR THE CHILD; (II) remind the adoptive parents of [their obligation] THE FOLLOWING OBLIGATIONS, WHICH SHALL ALSO BE INCLUDED IN ANY AGREEMENT ENTERED INTO EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted.
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