Assembly Actions -
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Oct 23, 2019||
|Oct 11, 2019||
delivered to governor
|Mar 11, 2019||
returned to senate
ordered to third reading cal.98
substituted for a569
|Feb 28, 2019||
referred to children and families
delivered to assembly
|Feb 26, 2019||
advanced to third reading
|Feb 12, 2019||
2nd report cal.
|Feb 11, 2019||
1st report cal.135
|Jan 29, 2019||
referred to children and families
Senate Bill S2714Signed By Governor
2019-2020 Legislative Session
Archive: Last Bill Status - Signed by Governor
- In Committee Assembly
- On Floor Calendar Assembly
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed By Governor
2019-S2714 (ACTIVE) - Details
2019-S2714 (ACTIVE) - Summary
Provides that when a local social services district is in contact with a relative or non-relative kinship caregiver or a suitable person who the district has approached about being a kinship caregiver, such district shall provide written information to such caregivers or prospective suitable persons; further provides that such information shall include, but not be limited to, information relating to child only grants; information about how to become a kinship foster parent and other options for care; and information on how to contact the department of family assistance kinship programs and any resources funded through or operating in the local social services district for relative and non-relative kinship caregivers, including those that provide supportive services for all relative and non-relative kinship caregivers in the district.
2019-S2714 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S2714 SPONSOR: SAVINO TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the social services law, in relation to services for relative and non-relative kinship caregivers PURPOSE: This bill would ensure that local districts inform both contacted care- givers and potential caregivers about services, and that local districts establish referral procedures, which connect all kinship families with the local kinship programs, or, when applicable, permanency resource centers. SUMMARY OF SPECIFIC PROVISIONS: Section one of the bill amends Section 392 of the social services law by adding language specifying that written information regarding how to become a kinship foster parent and other options for care, and how to
2019-S2714 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 2714 2019-2020 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E January 29, 2019 ___________ Introduced by Sen. SAVINO -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Children and Families AN ACT to amend the social services law, in relation to services for relative and non-relative kinship caregivers THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Section 392 of the social services law, as added by section 3 of part F of chapter 58 of the laws of 2010, is amended read as follows: § 392. Services for relative AND NON-RELATIVE KINSHIP caregivers. 1. Notwithstanding any other provision of law to the contrary, WHEN A LOCAL SOCIAL SERVICES DISTRICT IS IN CONTACT WITH A RELATIVE OR NON-RELATIVE KINSHIP CAREGIVER OR A SUITABLE PERSON WHO THE DISTRICT HAS APPROACHED ABOUT BEING A KINSHIP CAREGIVER, [local social services districts] SUCH DISTRICT shall [make] PROVIDE WRITTEN INFORMATION AS DESCRIBED IN SUBDI- VISION TWO OF THIS SECTION TO SUCH CAREGIVERS OR PROSPECTIVE SUITABLE PERSONS. SUCH INFORMATION SHALL ALSO BE MADE available through the [district's] website [or] OF BOTH THE OFFICE AND THE DISTRICT AND by other APPROPRIATE means [information for] IN A MANNER ACCESSIBLE TO relatives AND NON-RELATIVES caring for children outside of the foster care system. 2. Such information shall include but not [necessarily] be limited to: [1.] A. information relating to child only grants, including but not limited to, how to apply for child only grants; [and] B. INFORMATION ABOUT HOW TO BECOME A KINSHIP FOSTER PARENT AND OTHER OPTIONS FOR CARE; AND [2.] C. information on HOW TO CONTACT THE department of family assist- ance [or] KINSHIP PROGRAMS AND ANY RESOURCES FUNDED THROUGH OR OPERATING IN THE local [department of] social services [funded resources] DISTRICT for relative AND NON-RELATIVE KINSHIP caregivers, including those that EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted. LBD02788-01-9
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