senate Bill S277

2017-2018 Legislative Session

Expands the duties of the office of children and family services concerning lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender runaway and homeless youth

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Actions

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Jan 09, 2018 reported and committed to finance
Jan 03, 2018 referred to children and families
Mar 21, 2017 reported and committed to finance
Jan 04, 2017 referred to children and families

Votes

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Jan 9, 2018 - Children and Families committee Vote

S277
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: Jan 9, 2018

Mar 21, 2017 - Children and Families committee Vote

S277
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: Mar 21, 2017

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S277 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A2662
Current Committee:
Senate Finance
Law Section:
Executive Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §532-e, Exec L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2013-2014: S6615, A9804
2015-2016: S62, A4989
2019-2020: S1481, A3619

S277 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Expands the duties of the office of children and family services concerning lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender runaway and homeless youth.

S277 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S277 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                   277

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 4, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sens. HOYLMAN, LATIMER, SERRANO -- read twice and ordered
  printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Children
  and Families

AN ACT to amend the executive law, in relation to expanding  the  duties
  of the office of children and family services concerning lesbian, gay,
  bisexual, and transgender runaway and homeless youth

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

  Section 1. Section 532-e of the executive law, as amended  by  chapter
182 of the laws of 2002, is amended to read as follows:
  § 532-e. Powers  and  duties  of  the  office  of  children and family
services. The office of children and family services shall:    [(a)]  1.
visit,  inspect  and make periodic reports on the operation and adequacy
of approved runaway programs and transitional independent living support
programs;
  [(b)] 2. certify residential  facilities  providing  care  to  runaway
and/or homeless youth, provided, however, that no certification shall be
issued  or  renewed until it can be demonstrated that a program operated
pursuant to this article  has  consistent  with  appropriate  collective
bargaining  agreements  and  applicable  provisions of the civil service
law, developed and implemented a procedure for reviewing and  evaluating
the  backgrounds  of and the information supplied by any person applying
to be an employee, volunteer or consultant, which shall include but  not
be  limited to the following requirements: that the applicants set forth
his or her employment history, provide personal  and  employment  refer-
ences  and  sign  a sworn statement indicating whether the applicant, to
the best of his or her knowledge, has ever been convicted of a crime  in
this state or any other jurisdiction;

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD05185-01-7

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