senate Bill S8885A

2017-2018 Legislative Session

Expands the duties of the office of children and family services concerning youths who are disproportionately likely to be runaway and/or homeless youth

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 18, 2018 referred to children and families
delivered to assembly
passed senate
ordered to third reading cal.1892
committee discharged and committed to rules
Jun 15, 2018 print number 8885a
Jun 15, 2018 amend (t) and recommit to children and families
May 31, 2018 referred to children and families

S8885 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A11102
Current Committee:
Assembly Children And Families
Law Section:
Executive Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §532-e, Exec L

S8885 - Summary

Expands the duties of the office of children and family services concerning youth who are disproportionately likely to be runaway and /or homeless youth.

S8885 - Sponsor Memo

S8885 - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  8885

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              May 31, 2018
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen. HOYLMAN -- 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 historically
  marginalized youths

  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;
  [(c)] 3. maintain a register of  approved  runaway  programs,  transi-
tional  independent  living  support  programs  and runaway and homeless
youth service coordinators;
  [(d)] 4. submit to the  governor  and  legislature  an  annual  report
detailing the numbers and characteristics of runaway and otherwise home-
less youth throughout the state and their problems and service needs;

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

S8885A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A11102
Current Committee:
Assembly Children And Families
Law Section:
Executive Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §532-e, Exec L

S8885A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Expands the duties of the office of children and family services concerning youth who are disproportionately likely to be runaway and /or homeless youth.

S8885A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S8885A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                 8885--A

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              May 31, 2018
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen. HOYLMAN -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Children and  Families  --
  committee  discharged,  bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and
  recommitted to said committee

AN ACT to amend the executive law, in relation to expanding  the  duties
  of the office of children and family services concerning youth who are
  disproportionately likely to be runaway and/or 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;
  [(c)]  3.  maintain  a  register of approved runaway programs, transi-
tional independent living support  programs  and  runaway  and  homeless
youth service coordinators;

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD16104-02-8

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