senate Bill S7179

Signed By Governor
2021-2022 Legislative Session

Relates to the reentry of former foster care children into foster care

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Current Bill Status - Signed by Governor


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

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Dec 22, 2021 signed chap.798
Dec 10, 2021 delivered to governor
Jun 10, 2021 returned to senate
passed assembly
Jun 09, 2021 ordered to third reading rules cal.683
substituted for a7681a
referred to ways and means
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Jun 08, 2021 ordered to third reading cal.1680
Jun 04, 2021 referred to rules

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S7179 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A7681
Law Section:
Family Court Act
Laws Affected:
Amd §§355.3, 756-a, 1055, 1088 & 1091, Fam Ct Act; amd §507-a, Exec L

S7179 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Provides for additional services or supports for youths who were previously in the foster care system; deals with the reentry of former foster care children back into the foster care system.

S7179 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S7179 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   7179
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                               June 4, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by Sen. PERSAUD -- (at request of the Office of Court Admin-
   istration) -- 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 executive law, in relation
   to reentry of former foster care children into foster care

   THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section  1. Subdivision 6 of section 355.3 of the family court act, as
 amended by section 75 of part WWW of chapter 59 of the laws of 2017,  is
 amended and a new subdivision 7 is added to read as follows:
   6. Successive extensions of placement under this section may be grant-
 ed,  but  no  placement may be made or continued beyond the respondent's
 eighteenth birthday without [the child's] HIS OR HER consent  [for  acts
 committed  before  the  respondent's sixteenth birthday] and in no event
 past [the child's] HIS OR HER twenty-first birthday except  as  provided
 for in subdivision four of section 353.5 of this part.
   7.  A YOUTH WHO WAS FORMERLY A RESPONDENT PURSUANT TO THIS ARTICLE MAY
 BE ELIGIBLE TO FILE A MOTION PURSUANT TO ARTICLE TEN-B OF THIS  ACT  AND
 MAY  BE SUBSEQUENTLY PLACED INTO FOSTER CARE, IN A SUPERVISED SETTING AS
 DEFINED IN SUBDIVISION TWENTY-TWO OF SECTION THREE  HUNDRED  SEVENTY-ONE
 OF  THE  SOCIAL SERVICES LAW OR PLACEMENT IN A FOSTER FAMILY HOME, WHICH
 SHALL INCLUDE A KINSHIP PLACEMENT OR A PLACEMENT WITH FICTIVE KIN.
   § 2. Section 756-a of the family court act is amended by adding a  new
 subdivision (i) to read as follows:
   (I)  A  YOUTH  WHO  WAS FORMERLY A RESPONDENT PURSUANT TO THIS ARTICLE
 SHALL BE ELIGIBLE TO FILE A MOTION PURSUANT TO ARTICLE TEN-B OF THIS ACT
 AND MAY BE SUBSEQUENTLY PLACED INTO FOSTER CARE, IN A SUPERVISED SETTING
 AS DEFINED IN SUBDIVISION TWENTY-TWO OF SECTION THREE  HUNDRED  SEVENTY-
 ONE  OF  THE  SOCIAL  SERVICES LAW OR PLACEMENT IN A FOSTER FAMILY HOME,
 WHICH SHALL INCLUDE A KINSHIP PLACEMENT OR A PLACEMENT WITH FICTIVE KIN.
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD10135-05-1

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