senate Bill S7737

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Requires the office of children and family services to maintain a database of available beds for runaway and/or homeless youth

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Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Children And Families Committee


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Feb 12, 2020 referred to children and families

S7737 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A6549
Current Committee:
Senate Children And Families
Law Section:
Executive Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §532-e, Exec L

S7737 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Requires the office of children and family services to work with service providers to gather information to create and maintain a publicly searchable database of available beds at residential facilities currently available for runaway and/or homeless youth.

S7737 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S7737 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  7737

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            February 12, 2020
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  KAPLAN -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Children and Families

AN ACT to amend the executive law, in relation to requiring  the  office
  of  children  and  family services to maintain a database of available
  beds for runaway and/or homeless youth

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

  Section  1.  Subdivision  8  of  section 532-e of the executive law is
renumbered subdivision 9.
  § 2. Paragraph (e) of subdivision 7 of section 532-e of the  executive
law,  as  added by chapter 361 of the laws of 2019, is amended and a new
subdivision 8 is added to read as follows:
  (e) how to address the families of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and  trans-
gender youth; [and]
  8.  WORK  WITH  SERVICE  PROVIDERS TO GATHER INFORMATION TO CREATE AND
MAINTAIN A PUBLICLY SEARCHABLE DATABASE OF AVAILABLE BEDS AT RESIDENTIAL
FACILITIES CURRENTLY AVAILABLE FOR RUNAWAY AND/OR HOMELESS YOUTH ON  THE
OFFICE'S  WEBSITE  AND  ON  A COMPANION PHONE APPLICATION. SUCH DATABASE
SHALL BE UPDATED IN REAL TIME AND SHALL PROVIDE AND BE SEARCHABLE BY THE
FOLLOWING INFORMATION:
  (A) THE NAME AND ADDRESS OF THE FACILITY;
  (B) THE NUMBER OF BEDS AVAILABLE AT THE FACILITY;
  (C) THE AGE RANGE ALLOWABLE FOR THE AVAILABLE BED;
  (D) THE LENGTH OF TIME THE RUNAWAY AND/OR HOMELESS YOUTH MAY  STAY  AT
THE FACILITY; AND
  (E) THE SERVICES OFFERED AT THE FACILITY; AND
  § 3. This act shall take effect immediately.



 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD09709-03-0

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