|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Apr 06, 2021||signed chap.97|
|Apr 01, 2021||delivered to governor|
|Mar 24, 2021||returned to senate|
ordered to third reading rules cal.45
substituted for a5873
|Feb 09, 2021||referred to children and families|
delivered to assembly
|Feb 08, 2021||advanced to third reading|
|Feb 03, 2021||2nd report cal.|
|Feb 02, 2021||1st report cal.267|
|Jan 25, 2021||referred to children and families|
senate Bill S2737Signed By Governor
Current Bill Status - Signed by Governor
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed by Governor
S2737 (ACTIVE) - Details
S2737 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S2737 SPONSOR: SALAZAR TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the family court act, in relation to eliminating the use of the term incorrigible PURPOSE OR GENERAL IDEA OF BILL: This bill is intended to eliminate the stigma of being labelled as "incorrigible" in Persons In Need of Supervision (PINS) proceedings. This is a term that, at least, implicitly and in practice singles out girls of color for not matching expectations of stereotypical "feminine" behavior and labels them as "uncorrectable" or "unreformable". SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Section 1 amends section 712 of the Family Court Act by deleting the word "incorrigible".
S2737 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 2737 2021-2022 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E January 25, 2021 ___________ Introduced by Sens. SALAZAR, BIAGGI, BRISPORT, KRUEGER, LIU, MAY, MYRIE -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Children and Families AN ACT to amend the family court act, in relation to eliminating the use of the term incorrigible THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Subdivisions (a) and (c) of section 712 of the family court act, as amended by section 1 of part K of chapter 56 of the laws of 2019, are amended to read as follows: (a) "Person in need of supervision". A person less than eighteen years of age: (i) who does not attend school in accordance with the provisions of part one of article sixty-five of the education law; (ii) who is [incorrigible,] ungovernable or habitually disobedient and beyond the lawful control of a parent or other person legally responsible for such child's care, or other lawful authority; (iii) who violates the provisions of: (1) section 221.05; or (2) 230.00 of the penal law; (iv) or who appears to be a sexually exploited child as defined in paragraph (a), (c) or (d) of subdivision one of section four hundred forty-seven-a of the social services law, but only if the child consents to the filing of a petition under this article. (c) "Fact-finding hearing". A hearing to determine whether the respondent did the acts alleged to show that he or she violated a law or is [incorrigible,] ungovernable or habitually disobedient and beyond the control of his or her parents, guardian or legal custodian. § 2. Paragraph (i) of subdivision (a) of section 732 of the family court act, as amended by section 9 of part G of chapter 58 of the laws of 2010, is amended to read as follows: (i) the respondent is an habitual truant or is [incorrigible,] ungo- vernable[,] or habitually disobedient and beyond the lawful control of his or her parents, guardian or lawful custodian, or has been the victim EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted.
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