senate Bill S9139

2017-2018 Legislative Session

Relates to reporting of unaccompanied alien children by authorized agencies

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Jul 25, 2018 referred to rules

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S9139 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A11271
Current Committee:
Senate Rules
Law Section:
Social Services Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §372, Soc Serv L
Versions Introduced in 2019-2020 Legislative Session:
S222, A1436

S9139 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Requires authorized agencies to report on unaccompanied alien children under such agencies' care; provides that a person who knowingly submits false information shall be guilty of offering a false instrument for filing; provides that the commissioner of social services may deny, revoke, or terminate an authorized agency's existing licensure or registration for failure to report such information in the prescribed time frame.

S9139 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S9139 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

    S. 9139                                                 A. 11271

                      S E N A T E - A S S E M B L Y

                              July 25, 2018
                               ___________

IN  SENATE  --  Introduced  by  Sen.  BENJAMIN -- read twice and ordered
  printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Rules

IN ASSEMBLY -- Introduced by COMMITTEE ON RULES -- (at request of M.  of
  A. Epstein) -- read once and referred to the Committee on Children and
  Families

AN  ACT  to  amend  the social services law, in relation to reporting of
  unaccompanied alien children by authorized agencies

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

  Section  1.  This  act shall be known as and may be cited as the "SCAR
Act" or the "Separation of Children Accountability Response Act".
  § 2. Section 372 of the social services law is amended by adding a new
subdivision 9 to read as follows:
  9. (A) AN AUTHORIZED AGENCY AS DEFINED IN PARAGRAPHS (A)  AND  (B)  OF
SUBDIVISION TEN OF SECTION THREE HUNDRED SEVENTY-ONE OF THIS TITLE SHALL
BE  REQUIRED  TO  REPORT  THE  FOLLOWING INFORMATION TO THE COMMISSIONER
EVERY FIFTEEN DAYS:
  (I) THE NUMBER OF UNACCOMPANIED ALIEN CHILDREN NEWLY ACCEPTED INTO THE
AUTHORIZED AGENCY'S CARE  WITHIN  THE  PREVIOUS  FIFTEEN  DAYS  UNDER  A
CONTRACT, GRANT, OR OTHER AGREEMENT WITH THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT;
  (II)  THE  NUMBER  OF  UNACCOMPANIED  ALIEN CHILDREN RELEASED FROM THE
AUTHORIZED AGENCY'S CARE  WITHIN  THE  PREVIOUS  FIFTEEN  DAYS  UNDER  A
CONTRACT, GRANT, OR OTHER AGREEMENT WITH THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT;
  (III)  THE  NUMBER OF UNACCOMPANIED ALIEN CHILDREN CURRENTLY UNDER THE
AUTHORIZED AGENCY'S CARE UNDER A CONTRACT,  GRANT,  OR  OTHER  AGREEMENT
WITH THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT AT THE TIME OF THE REPORT;
  (IV)  THE  MEDIAN AND MEAN NUMBER OF DAYS UNACCOMPANIED ALIEN CHILDREN
HAVE SPENT IN THE CARE OF THE AUTHORIZED AGENCY UNDER A CONTRACT, GRANT,
OR OTHER AGREEMENT WITH THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT AND THE TOTAL  NUMBER  OF
DAYS SPENT IN THE CUSTODY OF THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT, IF KNOWN;
  (V)  (1)  THE NUMBER OF UNACCOMPANIED ALIEN CHILDREN IN THE AUTHORIZED
AGENCY'S CARE WHO WERE REMOVED FROM THE CARE OR CUSTODY OF THEIR PARENTS
BY AN OFFICIAL, AGENT OR AGENCY OF THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT WHILE ENTERING

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets

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