assembly Bill A7347

Signed By Governor
2021-2022 Legislative Session

Relates to the rights of non-marital parents in adoption, surrender, and termination of parental rights proceedings in family court and surrogate's court; repealer

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Archive: Last Bill Status Via S6389 - Signed by Governor


  • Introduced
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  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Dec 30, 2022 signed chap.828
Dec 19, 2022 delivered to governor
May 18, 2022 returned to senate
passed assembly
May 16, 2022 ordered to third reading rules cal.193
substituted for a7347
May 16, 2022 substituted by s6389
rules report cal.193
reported
May 10, 2022 reported referred to rules
Jan 05, 2022 referred to judiciary
May 06, 2021 referred to judiciary

Votes

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Feb 2, 2022 - Children and Families committee Vote

S6389
5
2
committee
5
Aye
2
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Committee Vote: Feb 2, 2022

nay (2)

May 18, 2021 - Children and Families committee Vote

S6389
4
0
committee
4
Aye
0
Nay
3
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Committee Vote: May 18, 2021

aye wr (3)

A7347 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S6389
Law Section:
Domestic Relations Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§111 & 111-a, Dom Rel L; amd §§383-c, 384, 384-a, 384-b & 384-c, rpld §384-b sub 12, Soc Serv L

A7347 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to non-marital parents in adoption, surrender, and termination of parental rights proceedings in family and surrogate courts in order to ensure that unmarried fathers whose children have been removed by the state and placed into foster care do not lose their parental rights to those children without a full and fair opportunity to a hearing regarding their fitness to care for them.

A7347 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   7347
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                                May 6, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced by M. of A. HEVESI -- read once and referred to the Committee
   on Judiciary
 
 AN  ACT to amend the domestic relations law and the social services law,
   in relation to the rights of non-marital parents in adoption,  surren-
   der,  and  termination  of parental rights proceedings in family court
   and surrogate's court; and to repeal subdivision 12 of  section  384-b
   of the social services law relating thereto
 
   THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section 1. Paragraphs (d), (e), and (f) of subdivision  1  of  section
 111  of  the domestic relations law, paragraphs (d) and (e) as added and
 paragraph (f) as relettered by chapter 575 of  the  laws  of  1980,  and
 paragraph (f) as amended by chapter 666 of the laws of 1976, are amended
 to read as follows:
   (d)  OF ANY PERSON OR AUTHORIZED AGENCY HAVING LAWFUL CUSTODY OR GUAR-
 DIANSHIP OF THE ADOPTIVE CHILD;
   (E) IN THE CASE OF THE ADOPTION OF A CHILD TRANSFERRED TO THE  CUSTODY
 AND  GUARDIANSHIP  OF  AN  AUTHORIZED AGENCY, FOSTER PARENT, OR RELATIVE
 PURSUANT TO SECTION THREE HUNDRED EIGHTY-FOUR-B OF THE  SOCIAL  SERVICES
 LAW OR A CHILD TRANSFERRED TO THE CUSTODY AND GUARDIANSHIP OF AN AUTHOR-
 IZED  AGENCY  PURSUANT  TO  SECTION  THREE HUNDRED EIGHTY-THREE-C OF THE
 SOCIAL SERVICES LAW:
   (I) OF ANY PERSON ADJUDICATED BY A COURT OF THIS STATE OR A  COURT  OF
 ANY  OTHER  STATE  OR TERRITORY OF THE UNITED STATES TO BE THE FATHER OF
 THE CHILD PRIOR TO THE FILING OF A PETITION TO TERMINATE PARENTAL RIGHTS
 TO THE CHILD PURSUANT TO SECTION  THREE  HUNDRED  EIGHTY-FOUR-B  OF  THE
 SOCIAL  SERVICES  LAW, AN APPLICATION TO EXECUTE A JUDICIAL SURRENDER OF
 RIGHTS TO THE CHILD PURSUANT  TO  SUBDIVISION  THREE  OF  SECTION  THREE
 HUNDRED EIGHTY-THREE-C OF THE SOCIAL SERVICES LAW, OR AN APPLICATION FOR
 APPROVAL  OF AN EXTRA-JUDICIAL SURRENDER PURSUANT TO SUBDIVISION FOUR OF
 SECTION THREE HUNDRED EIGHTY-THREE-C OF THE SOCIAL SERVICES LAW;
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.