assembly Bill A1436C

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Relates to reporting of youth placed in foster care settings and recruitment of foster parents

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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Mar 06, 2020 print number 1436c
Mar 06, 2020 amend (t) and recommit to children and families
Jan 08, 2020 referred to children and families
May 10, 2019 print number 1436b
May 10, 2019 amend and recommit to children and families
Apr 03, 2019 print number 1436a
Apr 03, 2019 amend and recommit to children and families
Jan 15, 2019 referred to children and families

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A1436 - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S222
Current Committee:
Assembly Children And Families
Law Section:
Social Services Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §17, Soc Serv L
Versions Introduced in 2017-2018 Legislative Session:
A11271, S9139

A1436 - Summary

Relates to reporting of youth placed in foster care settings and recruitment of foster parents; requires information including the total number of youth placed in foster care, the reasons why such youth were placed and the efforts the state has taken to recruit and retain foster parents.

A1436 - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  1436

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            January 15, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by M. of A. EPSTEIN -- read once and referred to the Commit-
  tee 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
OR  ATTEMPTING  TO  ENTER  THE UNITED STATES OR AFTER HAVING ENTERED THE

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

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A1436A - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S222
Current Committee:
Assembly Children And Families
Law Section:
Social Services Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §17, Soc Serv L
Versions Introduced in 2017-2018 Legislative Session:
A11271, S9139

A1436A - Summary

Relates to reporting of youth placed in foster care settings and recruitment of foster parents; requires information including the total number of youth placed in foster care, the reasons why such youth were placed and the efforts the state has taken to recruit and retain foster parents.

A1436A - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                 1436--A

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            January 15, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M.  of  A.  EPSTEIN,  L. ROSENTHAL, DE LA ROSA, SIMOTAS,
  TAYLOR, GOTTFRIED, ENGLEBRIGHT, ARROYO, AUBRY, DICKENS, WEPRIN,  CRUZ,
  MOSLEY,  CRESPO, D'URSO, ORTIZ, ABBATE, HYNDMAN, BLAKE, RIVERA, ROZIC,
  STERN, COOK, KIM, CYMBROWITZ, D. ROSENTHAL,  FALL,  SEAWRIGHT,  REYES,
  RODRIGUEZ,   GLICK,  FRONTUS,  QUART,  JEAN-PIERRE,  GRIFFIN,  HUNTER,
  FERNANDEZ, RAMOS, RICHARDSON, OTIS, LIFTON,  DINOWITZ  --  Multi-Spon-
  sored  by  --  M.  of  A.    DenDEKKER, LENTOL, NOLAN -- read once and
  referred 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 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 THIRTY DAYS:
  (I) THE NUMBER OF UNACCOMPANIED ALIEN CHILDREN NEWLY ACCEPTED INTO THE
AUTHORIZED AGENCY'S  CARE  WITHIN  THE  PREVIOUS  THIRTY  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  THIRTY  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;

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

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A1436B - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S222
Current Committee:
Assembly Children And Families
Law Section:
Social Services Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §17, Soc Serv L
Versions Introduced in 2017-2018 Legislative Session:
A11271, S9139

A1436B - Summary

Relates to reporting of youth placed in foster care settings and recruitment of foster parents; requires information including the total number of youth placed in foster care, the reasons why such youth were placed and the efforts the state has taken to recruit and retain foster parents.

A1436B - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                 1436--B

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            January 15, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M.  of  A.  EPSTEIN,  L. ROSENTHAL, DE LA ROSA, SIMOTAS,
  TAYLOR, GOTTFRIED, ENGLEBRIGHT, ARROYO, AUBRY, DICKENS, WEPRIN,  CRUZ,
  MOSLEY,  CRESPO, D'URSO, ORTIZ, ABBATE, HYNDMAN, BLAKE, RIVERA, ROZIC,
  STERN, COOK, KIM, CYMBROWITZ, D. ROSENTHAL,  FALL,  SEAWRIGHT,  REYES,
  RODRIGUEZ,   GLICK,  FRONTUS,  QUART,  JEAN-PIERRE,  GRIFFIN,  HUNTER,
  FERNANDEZ, RAMOS, RICHARDSON, OTIS, LIFTON, DINOWITZ, CARROLL, ABINAN-
  TI, BARRON, O'DONNELL, SIMON, FAHY, WRIGHT, STECK, VANEL,  M. G. MILL-
  ER,  NIOU,  SAYEGH, MAGNARELLI, ROMEO, PICHARDO, RAYNOR -- Multi-Spon-
  sored by -- M.   of A. DenDEKKER,  LENTOL,  NOLAN  --  read  once  and
  referred  to  the  Committee  on  Children  and  Families -- committee
  discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted
  to said committee -- again reported from said  committee  with  amend-
  ments, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted to said committee

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 Reporting Act".
  § 2. The social services law is amended by adding a new section  372-a
to read as follows:
  §  372-A. REPORTING OF UNACCOMPANIED ALIEN CHILDREN. 1. THE DEPARTMENT
SHALL COLLECT, AGGREGATE AND REPORT THE NUMBER  OF  UNACCOMPANIED  ALIEN
CHILDREN  THAT  ARE PLACED BY THE FEDERAL OFFICE OF REFUGEE RESETTLEMENT
IN THE CARE OF AN AUTHORIZED AGENCY, AS DEFINED IN  PARAGRAPHS  (A)  AND
(B)  OF  SUBDIVISION  TEN  OF  SECTION THREE HUNDRED SEVENTY-ONE OF THIS
TITLE, TO THE GOVERNOR, THE TEMPORARY PRESIDENT OF THE  SENATE  AND  THE
SPEAKER  OF THE ASSEMBLY.  THE REPORT SHALL INCLUDE THE FOLLOWING INFOR-
MATION:

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD01765-09-9

Co-Sponsors

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Multi-Sponsors

A1436C (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S222
Current Committee:
Assembly Children And Families
Law Section:
Social Services Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §17, Soc Serv L
Versions Introduced in 2017-2018 Legislative Session:
A11271, S9139

A1436C (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to reporting of youth placed in foster care settings and recruitment of foster parents; requires information including the total number of youth placed in foster care, the reasons why such youth were placed and the efforts the state has taken to recruit and retain foster parents.

A1436C (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                 1436--C

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            January 15, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M.  of  A.  EPSTEIN,  L. ROSENTHAL, DE LA ROSA, SIMOTAS,
  TAYLOR, GOTTFRIED, ENGLEBRIGHT, ARROYO, AUBRY, DICKENS, WEPRIN,  CRUZ,
  MOSLEY,  CRESPO, D'URSO, ORTIZ, ABBATE, HYNDMAN, BLAKE, RIVERA, ROZIC,
  STERN, COOK, KIM, CYMBROWITZ, D. ROSENTHAL,  FALL,  SEAWRIGHT,  REYES,
  RODRIGUEZ,   GLICK,  FRONTUS,  QUART,  JEAN-PIERRE,  GRIFFIN,  HUNTER,
  FERNANDEZ, RAMOS, RICHARDSON, OTIS, LIFTON, DINOWITZ, CARROLL, ABINAN-
  TI, BARRON, O'DONNELL, SIMON, FAHY, WRIGHT, STECK, VANEL,  M. G. MILL-
  ER,  NIOU,  SAYEGH,  MAGNARELLI,  PICHARDO, DARLING, WALKER, WILLIAMS,
  PERRY, BUCHWALD, PAULIN -- Multi-Sponsored by -- M. of  A.  DenDEKKER,
  LENTOL,  NOLAN  -- read once and referred to the Committee on Children
  and Families -- committee discharged, bill amended, ordered  reprinted
  as  amended  and  recommitted to said committee -- again reported from
  said committee with  amendments,  ordered  reprinted  as  amended  and
  recommitted to said committee -- recommitted to the Committee on Chil-
  dren  and  Families  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 social services law, in relation to reporting of
  youth placed in foster care settings and recruitment of foster parents

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

  Section  1. Section 17 of the social services law is amended by adding
a new subdivision (l) to read as follows:
  (L) SUBMIT A REPORT TO THE GOVERNOR, THE SPEAKER OF THE  ASSEMBLY  AND
THE  TEMPORARY  PRESIDENT OF THE SENATE BEGINNING DECEMBER THIRTY-FIRST,
TWO THOUSAND TWENTY, AND QUARTERLY THEREAFTER, REGARDING YOUTH PLACED IN
FOSTER CARE SETTINGS AND THE RECRUITMENT OF FOSTER PARENTS. SUCH  REPORT
SHALL  BE  MADE PUBLICLY AVAILABLE ONLINE AND SHALL PROVIDE INFORMATION,
AS REQUIRED PURSUANT TO THIS SUBDIVISION,  AGGREGATED  BY  LOCAL  SOCIAL
SERVICES  DISTRICTS  AND  FOSTER CARE SETTINGS. FOR THE PURPOSES OF THIS
SUBDIVISION, FOSTER CARE SETTINGS SHALL INCLUDE, BUT NOT BE LIMITED  TO,

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