senate Bill S5714

Signed By Governor
2017-2018 Legislative Session

Relates to truancy allegations in persons in need of supervision and child protective proceedings in family court

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  • Introduced
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  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Dec 07, 2018 signed chap.362
Nov 26, 2018 delivered to governor
Jun 18, 2018 returned to assembly
passed senate
3rd reading cal.1838
substituted for s5714
Jun 18, 2018 substituted by a7557
ordered to third reading cal.1838
committee discharged and committed to rules
Jan 03, 2018 referred to children and families
Jun 06, 2017 reported and committed to rules
Apr 26, 2017 referred to children and families

Votes

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Jun 18, 2018 - Rules committee Vote

S5714
22
1
committee
22
Aye
1
Nay
2
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Jun 6, 2017 - Children and Families committee Vote

S5714
6
0
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)

S5714 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A7557
Law Section:
Family Court Act
Laws Affected:
Amd §§735, 736, 742, 1012, 1031 & 1035, Fam Ct Act
Versions Introduced in 2015-2016 Legislative Session:
S7846, A9941

S5714 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to truancy allegations in persons in need of supervision and child protective proceedings in family court.

S5714 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S5714 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  5714

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             April 26, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced by Sen. AVELLA -- (at request of the Office of Court Adminis-
  tration)  --  read  twice  and ordered printed, and when printed to be
  committed to the Committee on Children and Families

AN ACT to amend the family court act, in relation to truancy allegations
  in persons in need of supervision and child protective proceedings  in
  family court

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

  Section 1. Paragraph (iii) of subdivision (d) and  paragraph  (ii)  of
subdivision  (g) of section 735 of the family court act, paragraph (iii)
of subdivision (d) and paragraph (ii) of subdivision  (g)  as  added  by
section  7  of  part E of chapter 57 of the laws of 2005, are amended to
read as follows:
  (iii) where the entity seeking to file a petition is a school district
or local educational agency OR WHERE THE PARENT OR OTHER POTENTIAL PETI-
TIONER INDICATES THAT THE PROPOSED PETITION WILL INCLUDE TRUANCY  AND/OR
CONDUCT  IN  SCHOOL  AS  AN ALLEGATION, the designated lead agency shall
review the steps taken by the school district or local educational agen-
cy to improve the  youth's  attendance  and/or  conduct  in  school  and
attempt  to  engage  the  school district or local educational agency in
further diversion attempts, if it appears from review that such attempts
will be beneficial to the youth.   WHERE THE SCHOOL  DISTRICT  OR  LOCAL
EDUCATIONAL  AGENCY IS NOT THE POTENTIAL PETITIONER, THE DESIGNATED LEAD
AGENCY SHALL CONTACT SUCH DISTRICT OR AGENCY TO RESOLVE THE  TRUANCY  OR
SCHOOL  BEHAVIORAL PROBLEMS OF THE YOUTH IN ORDER TO OBVIATE THE NEED TO
FILE A PETITION OR, AT MINIMUM, TO REMEDIATE THE EDUCATION-RELATED ALLE-
GATIONS OF THE PROPOSED PETITION.
  (ii) The clerk of the court shall accept a petition for filing only if
it has attached thereto the following:
  (A) if the potential petitioner is the parent or other person  legally
responsible  for  the  youth,  a  notice from the designated lead agency

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

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