senate Bill S7930

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Eliminates the use of the term "incorrigible"

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jul 22, 2020 referred to children and families
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Jul 21, 2020 ordered to third reading cal.836
Jul 20, 2020 reported and committed to rules
Mar 03, 2020 referred to children and families

Votes

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Jul 21, 2020 - Rules committee Vote

S7930
16
1
committee
16
Aye
1
Nay
2
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Jul 20, 2020 - Children and Families committee Vote

S7930
7
0
committee
7
Aye
0
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Children and Families Committee Vote: Jul 20, 2020

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S7930 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A10141
Current Committee:
Assembly Children And Families
Law Section:
Family Court Act
Laws Affected:
Amd §§712, 732, 773 & 1012, Fam Ct Act

S7930 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Eliminates the use of the term "incorrigible".

S7930 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S7930 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  7930

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              March 3, 2020
                               ___________

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

AN ACT to amend the family court act, in relation to eliminating the use
  of the term incorrigible

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

  Section 1. Subdivisions (a) and (c) of section 712 of the family court
act,  as  amended  by  section  1 of part K of chapter 56 of the laws of
2019, are amended to read as follows:
  (a) "Person in need of supervision". A person less than eighteen years
of age: (i) who does not attend school in accordance with the provisions
of part one of article sixty-five of the  education  law;  (ii)  who  is
[incorrigible,]  ungovernable  or  habitually disobedient and beyond the
lawful control of a parent or other person legally responsible for  such
child's  care,  or  other  lawful  authority;  (iii)  who  violates  the
provisions of: (1) section 221.05; or (2) 230.00 of the penal law;  (iv)
or  who appears to be a sexually exploited child as defined in paragraph
(a), (c) or (d) of subdivision one of section four hundred forty-seven-a
of the social services law, but only if the child consents to the filing
of a petition under this article.
  (c)  "Fact-finding  hearing".  A  hearing  to  determine  whether  the
respondent did the acts alleged to show that he or she violated a law or
is [incorrigible,] ungovernable or habitually disobedient and beyond the
control of his or her parents, guardian or legal custodian.
  §  2.  Paragraph  (i)  of subdivision (a) of section 732 of the family
court act, as amended by section 9 of part G of chapter 58 of  the  laws
of 2010, is amended to read as follows:
  (i)  the  respondent is an habitual truant or is [incorrigible,] ungo-
vernable[,] or habitually disobedient and beyond the lawful  control  of
his or her parents, guardian or lawful custodian, or has been the victim
of  sexual  exploitation  as  defined in subdivision one of section four
hundred forty-seven-a of the social services  law,  and  specifying  the
acts  on  which  the  allegations  are based and the time and place they
allegedly occurred. Where habitual truancy is alleged or the  petitioner

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

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