assembly Bill A1050A

Signed By Governor
2017-2018 Legislative Session

Relates to establishing a court-appointed special advocates program to aid the family court

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    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Oct 01, 2018 signed chap.291
Sep 19, 2018 delivered to governor
Jun 19, 2018 returned to assembly
passed senate
3rd reading cal.191
substituted for s2059a
Jun 18, 2018 referred to rules
delivered to senate
passed assembly
Jun 14, 2018 ordered to third reading rules cal.215
rules report cal.215
reported
Jun 13, 2018 reported referred to rules
May 31, 2018 reported referred to ways and means
May 23, 2018 print number 1050a
May 23, 2018 amend and recommit to judiciary
Jan 03, 2018 referred to judiciary
Jan 10, 2017 referred to judiciary

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A1050 - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S2059
Law Section:
Judiciary Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §212, add Art 21-C §§849-l & 849-m, Judy L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2013-2014: A10031, S7536
2015-2016: A3683, S1636

A1050 - Summary

Relates to establishing a court-appointed special advocates program to aid the family court.

A1050 - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  1050

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            January 10, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced  by M. of A. STIRPE, JAFFEE, LUPARDO, O'DONNELL, BLAKE, GOTT-
  FRIED, CAHILL, SKOUFIS,  GOODELL,  FINCH,  LOPEZ,  PALMESANO,  PAULIN,
  STECK,  ARROYO, DAVILA, PICHARDO, FRIEND, BUCHWALD, MAGNARELLI, SIMON,
  HAWLEY, GUNTHER,  HUNTER,  PEOPLES-STOKES,  WEPRIN,  DiPIETRO,  QUART,
  ABINANTI,  SEAWRIGHT,  OTIS,  BARRETT,  RYAN, SKARTADOS, M. G. MILLER,
  BENEDETTO,  JENNE,  ZEBROWSKI,  SEPULVEDA,  CUSICK,  ROSENTHAL,  FAHY,
  ROZIC,  SIMANOWITZ,  LIFTON  -- Multi-Sponsored by -- M. of A. CROUCH,
  GALEF, GIGLIO, HEVESI, KEARNS, RA, RIVERA, WOERNER --  read  once  and
  referred to the Committee on Judiciary

AN  ACT  to  amend the judiciary law, in relation to the court-appointed
  special advocates program

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

  Section  1. The purpose of this act is to recognize the important role
long played by court-appointed special advocates  ("CASA")  programs  in
aiding family court efforts to promote the health, safety and well-being
of  children; and to ensure that, going forward, CASA programs are suit-
ably structured, administered and funded so that they  may  continue  to
provide  appropriate services to children and families through its dedi-
cated volunteers.
  § 2. The judiciary law is amended by adding a new article 21-C to read
as follows:
                               ARTICLE 21-C
                COURT-APPOINTED SPECIAL ADVOCATES PROGRAM
SECTION 849-L. GENERAL PURPOSE.
        849-M. ADMINISTRATION.
        849-N. STATE ASSISTANCE.
        849-O. IMMUNITY.
        849-P. CONFIDENTIALITY.
  § 849-L. GENERAL PURPOSE. THE LEGISLATURE HEREBY RECOGNIZES THE IMPOR-
TANCE OF COURT-APPOINTED SPECIAL ADVOCATES (CASA) PROGRAMS TO THE EFFEC-

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

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A1050A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S2059
Law Section:
Judiciary Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §212, add Art 21-C §§849-l & 849-m, Judy L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2013-2014: A10031, S7536
2015-2016: A3683, S1636

A1050A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to establishing a court-appointed special advocates program to aid the family court.

A1050A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                 1050--A

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            January 10, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced  by M. of A. STIRPE, JAFFEE, LUPARDO, O'DONNELL, BLAKE, GOTT-
  FRIED, CAHILL, SKOUFIS,  GOODELL,  FINCH,  PALMESANO,  PAULIN,  STECK,
  ARROYO, DAVILA, PICHARDO, FRIEND, BUCHWALD, MAGNARELLI, SIMON, HAWLEY,
  GUNTHER,  HUNTER,  PEOPLES-STOKES,  WEPRIN, DiPIETRO, QUART, ABINANTI,
  SEAWRIGHT,  OTIS,  BARRETT,  RYAN,  M. G. MILLER,  BENEDETTO,   JENNE,
  ZEBROWSKI,   CUSICK,  L. ROSENTHAL,  FAHY,  ROZIC,  LIFTON,  McDONALD,
  WRIGHT, M. L. MILLER, ORTIZ, CARROLL, BRINDISI, JEAN-PIERRE,  BARCLAY,
  ENGLEBRIGHT,  DILAN,  DE LA ROSA,  WALKER,  D'URSO,  RAMOS, MORINELLO,
  McDONOUGH, WALLACE, TITONE, ERRIGO -- Multi-Sponsored by -- M.  of  A.
  ABBATE,  COOK,  CROUCH, GALEF, GIGLIO, HEVESI, MONTESANO, PRETLOW, RA,
  RIVERA, WOERNER -- read once and referred to the Committee on  Judici-
  ary  --  recommitted  to the Committee on Judiciary in accordance with
  Assembly Rule 3, sec. 2 -- committee discharged, bill amended, ordered
  reprinted as amended and recommitted to said committee

AN ACT to amend the judiciary law, in relation  to  the  court-appointed
  special advocates program

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

  Section 1. Subdivision 2 of  section  212  of  the  judiciary  law  is
amended by adding a new paragraph (w) to read as follows:
  (W)  ADOPT  RULES AND REGULATIONS STANDARDIZING USE OF COURT-APPOINTED
SPECIAL ADVOCATE (CASA) PROGRAMS IN THIS STATE AND GOVERNING THE  STRUC-
TURE, ADMINISTRATION AND OPERATION OF SUCH PROGRAMS.
  § 2. The judiciary law is amended by adding a new article 21-C to read
as follows:
                              ARTICLE 21-C
                COURT-APPOINTED SPECIAL ADVOCATES PROGRAM
SECTION 849-L. APPOINTMENT.
        849-M. CONFIDENTIALITY.
  §  849-L.  APPOINTMENT.  A  PERSON EMPLOYED BY, OR VOLUNTEERING FOR, A
COURT-APPOINTED SPECIAL ADVOCATE (CASA) PROGRAM SHALL  NOT  BE  ELIGIBLE

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

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