senate Bill S6951

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Relates to notice of indicated reports of child maltreatment and changes of placement in child protective and voluntary foster care placement and review proceedings

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Current Bill Status - Passed Senate


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    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Mar 10, 2020 ordered to third reading cal.466
substituted for a8997
Jan 15, 2020 referred to children and families
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Jan 09, 2020 ordered to third reading cal.30
Jan 08, 2020 referred to rules
Jan 06, 2020 referred to rules

S6951 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A8997
Law Section:
Family Court Act
Laws Affected:
Amd §§1017, 1055 & 1089, Fam Ct Act; amd §358-a, Soc Serv L (as proposed in S.6215 & A.7974)

S6951 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to notice of indicated reports of child maltreatment and changes of placement in child protective and voluntary foster care placement and review proceedings.

S6951 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S6951 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  6951

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             January 6, 2020
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  MONTGOMERY  -- read twice and ordered printed, and
  when printed to be committed to the Committee on Rules

AN ACT to amend the family court act and the  social  services  law,  in
  relation  to  notice  of  indicated  reports of child maltreatment and
  changes of placement in child protective  and  voluntary  foster  care
  placement and review proceedings

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

  Section 1. Subdivision 5 of section 1017 of the family court  act,  as
added by a chapter of the laws of 2019 amending the family court act and
the social services law relating to notice of indicated reports of child
maltreatment  and changes of placement in child protective and voluntary
foster care placement and review proceedings, as proposed in legislative
bills numbers S. 6215 and A. 7974, is amended to read as follows:
  5. In any case in which an order has  been  issued  pursuant  to  this
article  remanding or placing a child in the custody of the local social
services district, the social services  official  or  authorized  agency
charged  with  custody or care of the child shall report any anticipated
change in placement to the [attorneys for the parties and  the  attorney
for  the  child not later than ten days prior to such change in any case
in which the child is moved from the foster home or program  into  which
he  or  she  has  been placed or in which the foster parents move out of
state with the child; provided, however, that where an immediate  change
of  placement  on  an  emergency  basis is required, the report shall be
transmitted no later than the next business day  after  such  change  in
placement  has  been  made.  The  social services official or authorized
agency shall also submit a report to the attorneys for the  parties  and
the attorney for the child or include in the placement change report any
indicated  report of child abuse or maltreatment concerning the child or
(if a person or persons caring for the child is or are  the  subject  of
the report) another child in the same home within five days of the indi-
cation  of  the report. The official or agency may protect the confiden-
tiality of identifying or address information regarding  the  foster  or
prospective  adoptive  parents.   Reports regarding indicated reports of

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

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