assembly Bill A6665

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Requires agencies to provide potential adoptive parents with information concerning state-funded benefits or services available once the foster child is adopted as well as those that expire upon adoption

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Mar 24, 2021 referred to children and families

A6665 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S2585
Current Committee:
Assembly Children And Families
Law Section:
Social Services Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §372-f, Soc Serv L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: A9591
2013-2014: A2891
2015-2016: A4572, A10098, S4976
2017-2018: A7616, S1772
2019-2020: A570, S4004

A6665 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Requires agencies to provide potential adoptive parents with information concerning state-funded benefits or services available once the foster child is adopted as well as those that expire upon adoption.

A6665 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   6665
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                              March 24, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  M. of A. CRUZ -- read once and referred to the Committee
   on Children and Families
 
 AN ACT to amend the social services law, in relation to requiring  agen-
   cies to provide potential adoptive parents with information concerning
   state-funded  benefits  or  services  received  by a foster child that
   expire upon adoption

   THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section  1.  Section  372-f  of  the social services law is amended by
 adding a new subdivision 5 to read as follows:
   5. THE OFFICE OF CHILDREN AND FAMILY SERVICES SHALL  PROMULGATE  REGU-
 LATIONS  WHICH SHALL REQUIRE AUTHORIZED AGENCIES IN THE STATE TO PROVIDE
 A FOSTER PARENT, WHO HAS EXPRESSED INTEREST IN ADOPTING A FOSTER  CHILD,
 WITH A LIST OF ANY PUBLICLY-FUNDED BENEFITS OR SERVICES THAT SUCH FOSTER
 CHILD  WILL  BE  ELIGIBLE  FOR UPON THE ADOPTION OF SUCH FOSTER CHILD AS
 WELL AS A LIST OF ANY PUBLICLY-FUNDED BENEFITS  OR  SERVICES  THAT  SUCH
 FOSTER  CHILD  IS  CURRENTLY  ELIGIBLE  FOR,  BUT  SHALL EXPIRE UPON THE
 ADOPTION OF SUCH FOSTER CHILD. IF A SERVICE  SHALL  EXPIRE,  INFORMATION
 SHALL  BE  PROVIDED  ON IF THAT SERVICE IS AVAILABLE IN THE COMMUNITY OR
 HOW THAT SERVICE CAN BE OBTAINED  FROM  OTHER  PRIVATE  SOURCES.    SUCH
 INFORMATION  SHALL  BE  MADE  AVAILABLE  TO  THE PUBLIC ON SUCH OFFICE'S
 WEBSITE.
   § 2. This act shall take effect on the ninetieth day  after  it  shall
 have become a law.
 
 
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD08757-01-1