senate Bill S222C

2019-2020 Legislative Session

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

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Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Finance Committee


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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Mar 05, 2020 print number 222c
Mar 05, 2020 amend (t) and recommit to finance
Jan 21, 2020 reported and committed to finance
Jan 08, 2020 referred to children and families
returned to senate
died in assembly
May 30, 2019 referred to children and families
delivered to assembly
passed senate
ordered to third reading cal.992
committee discharged and committed to rules
May 21, 2019 reported and committed to finance
May 09, 2019 print number 222b
May 09, 2019 amend and recommit to children and families
Mar 27, 2019 print number 222a
Mar 27, 2019 amend and recommit to children and families
Jan 09, 2019 referred to children and families

Votes

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Jan 21, 2020 - Children and Families committee Vote

S222B
6
0
committee
6
Aye
0
Nay
1
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Committee Vote: Jan 21, 2020

aye wr (1)

May 30, 2019 - Rules committee Vote

S222B
16
1
committee
16
Aye
1
Nay
1
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
1
Excused
0
Abstained
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Committee Vote: May 30, 2019

nay (1)
aye wr (1)
excused (1)

May 21, 2019 - Children and Families committee Vote

S222B
6
0
committee
6
Aye
0
Nay
1
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Committee Vote: May 21, 2019

aye wr (1)

Co-Sponsors

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S222 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A1436
Current Committee:
Senate Finance
Law Section:
Social Services Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §17, Soc Serv L
Versions Introduced in 2017-2018 Legislative Session:
S9139, A11271

S222 - 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.

S222 - Sponsor Memo

S222 - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                   222

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 9, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sens. BENJAMIN, BAILEY, CARLUCCI, COMRIE, GIANARIS, HOYL-
  MAN, KAMINSKY, KAVANAGH, KENNEDY,  KRUEGER,  MAYER,  PARKER,  PERSAUD,
  RIVERA,  SAVINO, SEPULVEDA, SERRANO -- 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 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;

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

Co-Sponsors

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S222A - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A1436
Current Committee:
Senate Finance
Law Section:
Social Services Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §17, Soc Serv L
Versions Introduced in 2017-2018 Legislative Session:
S9139, A11271

S222A - 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.

S222A - Sponsor Memo

S222A - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                 222--A

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 9, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sens. BENJAMIN, ADDABBO, BAILEY, BIAGGI, BRESLIN, BROOKS,
  CARLUCCI, COMRIE, GIANARIS,  GOUNARDES,  HARCKHAM,  HOYLMAN,  JACKSON,
  KAMINSKY,  KAPLAN,  KAVANAGH, KENNEDY, KRUEGER, LIU, MAY, MAYER, MONT-
  GOMERY, PARKER, PERSAUD, RAMOS, RIVERA,  SALAZAR,  SAVINO,  SEPULVEDA,
  SERRANO,  SKOUFIS, STAVISKY, THOMAS -- 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 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.

Co-Sponsors

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S222B - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A1436
Current Committee:
Senate Finance
Law Section:
Social Services Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §17, Soc Serv L
Versions Introduced in 2017-2018 Legislative Session:
S9139, A11271

S222B - 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.

S222B - Sponsor Memo

S222B - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                 222--B

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 9, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sens. BENJAMIN, ADDABBO, BAILEY, BIAGGI, BRESLIN, BROOKS,
  CARLUCCI, COMRIE, GAUGHRAN, GIANARIS,  GOUNARDES,  HARCKHAM,  HOYLMAN,
  JACKSON,  KAMINSKY,  KAPLAN,  KAVANAGH,  KENNEDY,  KRUEGER,  LIU, MAY,
  MAYER, METZGER, MONTGOMERY, MYRIE,  PARKER,  PERSAUD,  RAMOS,  RIVERA,
  SALAZAR,  SANDERS,  SAVINO,  SEPULVEDA,  SERRANO,  SKOUFIS,  STAVISKY,
  THOMAS -- 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  --  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 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:
  A. THE NUMBER OF UNACCOMPANIED ALIEN CHILDREN NEWLY ACCEPTED INTO  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.

Co-Sponsors

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S222C (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A1436
Current Committee:
Senate Finance
Law Section:
Social Services Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §17, Soc Serv L
Versions Introduced in 2017-2018 Legislative Session:
S9139, A11271

S222C (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.

S222C (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S222C (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                 222--C

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 9, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sens. BENJAMIN, ADDABBO, BAILEY, BIAGGI, BRESLIN, BROOKS,
  CARLUCCI, COMRIE, GAUGHRAN, GIANARIS,  GOUNARDES,  HARCKHAM,  HOYLMAN,
  JACKSON,  KAMINSKY,  KAPLAN,  KAVANAGH,  KENNEDY,  KRUEGER,  LIU, MAY,
  MAYER, METZGER, MONTGOMERY, MYRIE,  PARKER,  PERSAUD,  RAMOS,  RIVERA,
  SALAZAR,  SANDERS,  SAVINO,  SEPULVEDA,  SERRANO,  SKOUFIS,  STAVISKY,
  THOMAS -- 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  --  committee  discharged,  bill  amended,  ordered
  reprinted  as amended and recommitted to said committee -- recommitted
  to the Committee on Children and Families in  accordance  with  Senate
  Rule 6, sec. 8 -- reported favorably from said committee and committed
  to  the  Committee  on  Finance -- 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,
FOSTER BOARDING HOMES, APPROVED RELATIVE HOMES, GROUP HOMES, GROUP RESI-
DENCES, AGENCY OPERATED BOARDING HOMES,  SUPERVISED  INDEPENDENT  LIVING

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

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