senate Bill S6518

2017-2018 Legislative Session

Relates to the subsidies that may be provided to a parent who adopts a disabled or hard to place child

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Actions

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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

Votes

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Feb 13, 2018 - Children and Families committee Vote

S6518
7
0
committee
7
Aye
0
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Children and Families Committee Vote: Feb 13, 2018

Jun 6, 2017 - Children and Families committee Vote

S6518
6
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committee
6
Aye
0
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
1
Excused
0
Abstained
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Children and Families Committee Vote: Jun 6, 2017

excused (1)

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S6518 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A8313
Current Committee:
Senate Rules
Law Section:
Social Services Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §453, Soc Serv L
Versions Introduced in 2019-2020 Legislative Session:
S3562, A4331

S6518 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Authorizes the social services department to terminate the subsidies that may be provided to a parent who adopts a disabled or hard to place child under certain circumstances.

S6518 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

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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