|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jan 27, 2021||referred to children and families|
senate Bill S3109
Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Children And Families Committee
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
S3109 (ACTIVE) - Details
S3109 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S3109 SPONSOR: PERSAUD TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the executive law, in relation to establishing the office of the foster care ombudsman SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Section one amends the executive law to add a new subtitle C titled Office of the Foster Care Ombudsman, which includes the following sections: Section 1: A new section 524 establishes that the porpoise of the subti- tle is to support foster parents, kinship families, and relatives or fictive kin in providing family-based foster care to children at risk for removal or who have been removed from their homes. A new section 524-a defines "commissioner," "director," "office," "foster parents," and "anti-bias training" for use in this subtitle. A new section 524-b establishes the office of the ombudsman in the office of children and family services and that the director of the office will be appointed by
S3109 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 3109 2021-2022 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E January 27, 2021 ___________ Introduced by Sens. PERSAUD, SALAZAR -- 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 establishing the office of the foster care ombudsman THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Title 3 of article 19-G of the executive law is amended by adding a new subtitle C to read as follows: SUBTITLE C OFFICE OF THE FOSTER CARE OMBUDSMAN SECTION 524. PURPOSE. 524-A. DEFINITIONS. 524-B. OFFICE OF THE FOSTER CARE OMBUDSMAN. 524-C. DUTIES OF THE OFFICE OF THE FOSTER CARE OMBUDSMAN. 524-D. ACCESS TO THE OFFICE OF THE FOSTER CARE OMBUDSMAN. 524-E. DUTIES OF THE DIRECTOR. 524-F. CONDUCT AND SCOPE OF MEDIATION AND PROBLEM-SOLVING. 524-G. CONFIDENTIALITY OF REPORTS. 524-H. FOSTER CARE OMBUDSMAN INDEPENDENT REVIEW BOARD. 524-I. ACCESS TO RECORDS. § 524. PURPOSE. THE PURPOSE OF THIS SUBTITLE IS TO SUPPORT FOSTER PARENTS, INCLUDING KINSHIP FAMILIES, AS WELL AS RELATIVES OR FICTIVE KIN, IN PROVIDING FAMILY-BASED FOSTER CARE TO CHILDREN AT RISK FOR OR REMOVED FROM THEIR HOMES PURSUANT TO ARTICLE TEN OF THE FAMILY COURT ACT, BY CODIFYING THE OFFICE OF THE FOSTER CARE OMBUDSMAN. § 524-A. DEFINITIONS. AS USED IN THIS SUBTITLE: 1. "COMMISSIONER" MEANS THE COMMISSIONER OF THE OFFICE OF CHILDREN AND FAMILY SERVICES. 2. "DIRECTOR" MEANS THE DIRECTOR OF THE OFFICE OF THE FOSTER CARE OMBUDSMAN. EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted.
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