senate Bill S2585

Signed By Governor
2021-2022 Legislative Session

Requires OCFS to provide information relating to post adoption services on its website in certain languages for those with limited English proficiency

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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 09, 2021 signed chap.659
Nov 29, 2021 delivered to governor
Jun 03, 2021 returned to senate
passed assembly
ordered to third reading rules cal.353
substituted for a6665a
Jun 01, 2021 referred to children and families
returned to assembly
repassed senate
May 26, 2021 amended on third reading (t) 2585a
May 26, 2021 vote reconsidered - restored to third reading
returned to senate
recalled from assembly
Mar 04, 2021 referred to children and families
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Feb 08, 2021 advanced to third reading
Feb 03, 2021 2nd report cal.
Feb 02, 2021 1st report cal.265
Jan 22, 2021 referred to children and families

Votes

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Feb 2, 2021 - Children and Families committee Vote

S2585
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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: Feb 2, 2021

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S2585 - Details

Law Section:
Social Services Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §372-f, Soc Serv L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2015-2016: S4976
2017-2018: S1772
2019-2020: S4004

S2585 - Summary

Requires OCFS to provide information relating to post adoption services on its website in certain languages for those with limited English proficiency; requires authorized agencies to advise foster parents of the availability of such information in such languages.

S2585 - Sponsor Memo

S2585 - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   2585
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                             January 22, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by Sen. BRISPORT -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
   printed to be committed 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


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S2585A (ACTIVE) - Details

Law Section:
Social Services Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §372-f, Soc Serv L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2015-2016: S4976
2017-2018: S1772
2019-2020: S4004

S2585A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Requires OCFS to provide information relating to post adoption services on its website in certain languages for those with limited English proficiency; requires authorized agencies to advise foster parents of the availability of such information in such languages.

S2585A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S2585A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                  2585--A
     Cal. No. 265
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                             January 22, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced by Sens. BRISPORT, SALAZAR -- read twice and ordered printed,
   and  when  printed  to  be  committed to the Committee on Children and
   Families -- reported favorably from said committee, ordered  to  first
   and  second  report,  ordered to a third reading, passed by Senate and
   delivered to the Assembly, recalled, vote  reconsidered,  restored  to
   third  reading,  amended and ordered reprinted, retaining its place in
   the order of third reading
 
 AN ACT to amend the social services law, in relation  to  post  adoption
   services information
 
   THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section 1. Section 372-h of the  social  services  law,  as  added  by
 section  1  of  part  T of chapter 56 of the laws of 2014, is amended to
 read as follows:
   § 372-h. Reporting on post adoption services. 1. The office  of  chil-
 dren  and  family  services  shall  place  information on its website IN
 ENGLISH, FRENCH, POLISH, AND THE TEN MOST COMMON  NON-ENGLISH  LANGUAGES
 SPOKEN  BY  INDIVIDUALS WITH LIMITED ENGLISH PROFICIENCY IN THE STATE OF
 NEW YORK, BASED ON UNITED STATES CENSUS  DATA  regarding  post  adoption
 services  funded  by  the  office.  The  office  shall  work with social
 services districts to place information, to the extent that it is avail-
 able, on each social  services  district  website  IN  ENGLISH,  FRENCH,
 POLISH, AND THE TEN MOST COMMON NON-ENGLISH LANGUAGES SPOKEN BY INDIVID-
 UALS WITH LIMITED ENGLISH PROFICIENCY IN THE STATE OF NEW YORK, BASED ON
 UNITED STATES CENSUS DATA regarding post adoption services funded by the
 social  services  district.    AUTHORIZED AGENCIES SHALL NOTIFY A FOSTER
 PARENT, WHO HAS EXPRESSED INTEREST IN ADOPTING A FOSTER CHILD,  OF  SUCH
 WEBSITES  LISTING POTENTIALLY ELIGIBLE SERVICES FOR A FOSTER CHILD, UPON
 THE ADOPTION OF SUCH FOSTER CHILD.
   2. The office of  children  and  family  services  shall  collect  and
 compile, by social services district:
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets

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