senate Bill S3999

Signed By Governor
2019-2020 Legislative Session

Relates to adoption by a petitioner where such petitioner's parentage is legally-recognized

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Current Bill Status Via A460 - Signed by Governor


  • Introduced
  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Signed by Governor

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Sep 16, 2019 signed chap.258
Sep 13, 2019 delivered to governor
Mar 28, 2019 returned to assembly
passed senate
3rd reading cal.351
substituted for s3999
Mar 28, 2019 substituted by a460
Mar 26, 2019 ordered to third reading cal.351
committee discharged and committed to rules
Feb 22, 2019 referred to children and families

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S3999 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A460
Law Section:
Domestic Relations Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §110, Dom Rel L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2013-2014: S7515, A9710
2015-2016: S3485, A23
2017-2018: S5142, A2001

S3999 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to adoption by a petitioner where such petitioner's parentage is legally-recognized.

S3999 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S3999 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  3999

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            February 22, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens.  HOYLMAN, LANZA -- read twice and ordered printed,
  and when printed to be committed to  the  Committee  on  Children  and
  Families

AN ACT to amend the domestic relations law, in relation to adoption by a
  petitioner where such petitioner's parentage is legally-recognized

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

  Section 1. Section 110 of the domestic relations  law  is  amended  by
adding a new closing paragraph to read as follows:
  A  PETITION TO ADOPT, PURSUANT TO THE TERMS OF THIS ARTICLE, WHERE THE
PETITIONER'S PARENTAGE IS LEGALLY-RECOGNIZED UNDER NEW  YORK  STATE  LAW
SHALL  NOT BE DENIED SOLELY ON THE BASIS THAT THE PETITIONER'S PARENTAGE
IS ALREADY LEGALLY-RECOGNIZED.
  § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.






 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD00615-01-9

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