assembly Bill A570

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Requires agencies to provide potential adoptive parents with information concerning state-funded benefits or services available once the foster child is adopted as well as those that expire upon adoption

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Current Bill Status Via S4004 - Passed Senate


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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
May 29, 2019 ordered to third reading cal.373
substituted for a570
May 29, 2019 substituted by s4004
May 23, 2019 advanced to third reading cal.373
May 21, 2019 reported
Jan 09, 2019 referred to children and families

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A570 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S4004
Law Section:
Social Services Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §372-f, Soc Serv L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: A9591
2013-2014: A2891
2015-2016: A4572, A10098, S4976
2017-2018: A7616, S1772

A570 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Requires agencies to provide potential adoptive parents with information concerning state-funded benefits or services available once the foster child is adopted as well as those that expire upon adoption.

A570 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                   570

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 9, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M. of A. JAFFEE, WRIGHT -- read once and referred to the
  Committee on Children and Families

AN ACT to amend the social services law, in relation to requiring  agen-
  cies to provide potential adoptive parents with information concerning
  state-funded  benefits  or  services  received  by a foster child that
  expire upon adoption

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

  Section  1.  Section  372-f  of  the social services law is amended by
adding a new subdivision 5 to read as follows:
  5. THE OFFICE OF CHILDREN AND FAMILY SERVICES SHALL  PROMULGATE  REGU-
LATIONS  WHICH SHALL REQUIRE AUTHORIZED AGENCIES IN THE STATE TO PROVIDE
A FOSTER PARENT, WHO HAS EXPRESSED INTEREST IN ADOPTING A FOSTER  CHILD,
WITH A LIST OF ANY PUBLICLY-FUNDED BENEFITS OR SERVICES THAT SUCH FOSTER
CHILD  WILL  BE  ELIGIBLE  FOR UPON THE ADOPTION OF SUCH FOSTER CHILD AS
WELL AS A LIST OF ANY PUBLICLY-FUNDED BENEFITS  OR  SERVICES  THAT  SUCH
FOSTER  CHILD  IS  CURRENTLY  ELIGIBLE  FOR,  BUT  SHALL EXPIRE UPON THE
ADOPTION OF SUCH FOSTER CHILD. IF A SERVICE  SHALL  EXPIRE,  INFORMATION
SHALL  BE  PROVIDED  ON IF THAT SERVICE IS AVAILABLE IN THE COMMUNITY OR
HOW THAT SERVICE CAN BE OBTAINED  FROM  OTHER  PRIVATE  SOURCES.    SUCH
INFORMATION  SHALL  BE  MADE  AVAILABLE  TO  THE PUBLIC ON SUCH OFFICE'S
WEBSITE.
  § 2. This act shall take effect on the ninetieth day  after  it  shall
have become a law.



 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD02787-01-9

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