senate Bill S116

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Requires the office of children and family services to maintain a database of available beds for runaway and/or homeless youth

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Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Finance Committee


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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Mar 09, 2022 reported and committed to finance
Jan 05, 2022 referred to children and families
Jun 10, 2021 committed to rules
Feb 08, 2021 advanced to third reading
Feb 03, 2021 2nd report cal.
Feb 02, 2021 1st report cal.262
Jan 06, 2021 referred to children and families

Votes

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Mar 9, 2022 - Children and Families committee Vote

S116
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: Mar 9, 2022

Feb 2, 2021 - Children and Families committee Vote

S116
6
0
committee
6
Aye
0
Nay
1
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Children and Families Committee Vote: Feb 2, 2021

aye wr (1)

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S116 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A3517
Current Committee:
Senate Finance
Law Section:
Executive Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §532-e, Exec L
Versions Introduced in 2019-2020 Legislative Session:
S7737, A6549

S116 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Requires the office of children and family services to work with service providers to gather information to create and maintain a publicly searchable database of available beds at residential facilities currently available for runaway and/or homeless youth.

S116 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S116 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                    116
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                                (PREFILED)
 
                              January 6, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  Sen.  KAPLAN -- 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 requiring  the  office
   of  children  and  family services to maintain a database of available
   beds for runaway and/or homeless youth
 
   THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section  1.  Subdivision  8  of  section 532-e of the executive law is
 renumbered subdivision 9.
   § 2. Paragraph (e) of subdivision 7 of section 532-e of the  executive
 law,  as  added by chapter 361 of the laws of 2019, is amended and a new
 subdivision 8 is added to read as follows:
   (e) how to address the families of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and  trans-
 gender youth; [and]
   8.  WORK  WITH  SERVICE  PROVIDERS TO GATHER INFORMATION TO CREATE AND
 MAINTAIN A PUBLICLY SEARCHABLE DATABASE OF AVAILABLE BEDS AT RESIDENTIAL
 FACILITIES CURRENTLY AVAILABLE FOR RUNAWAY AND/OR HOMELESS YOUTH ON  THE
 OFFICE'S  WEBSITE  AND  ON  A COMPANION PHONE APPLICATION. SUCH DATABASE
 SHALL BE UPDATED IN REAL TIME AND SHALL PROVIDE AND BE SEARCHABLE BY THE
 FOLLOWING INFORMATION:
   (A) THE NAME AND ADDRESS OF THE FACILITY;
   (B) THE NUMBER OF BEDS AVAILABLE AT THE FACILITY;
   (C) THE AGE RANGE ALLOWABLE FOR THE AVAILABLE BED;
   (D) THE LENGTH OF TIME THE RUNAWAY AND/OR HOMELESS YOUTH MAY  STAY  AT
 THE FACILITY; AND
   (E) THE SERVICES OFFERED AT THE FACILITY; AND
   § 3. This act shall take effect immediately.
 
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD00920-01-1

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