senate Bill S54

Signed By Governor
2021-2022 Legislative Session

Relates to defining the term kinship caregiver

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Current Bill Status Via A3496 - Signed by Governor


  • Introduced
  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Signed by Governor

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jul 16, 2021 signed chap.246
Jul 12, 2021 delivered to governor
May 05, 2021 returned to assembly
passed senate
3rd reading cal.827
substituted for s54
May 05, 2021 substituted by a3496
May 03, 2021 advanced to third reading
Apr 28, 2021 2nd report cal.
Apr 27, 2021 1st report cal.827
Jan 06, 2021 referred to children and families

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S54 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A3496
Law Section:
Social Services Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §371, Soc Serv L
Versions Introduced in 2019-2020 Legislative Session:
S8332, A10428

S54 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Defines the term kinship caregiver.

S54 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S54 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                    54
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                                (PREFILED)
 
                              January 6, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  Sen. PERSAUD -- 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  defining  a
   kinship caregiver

   THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section 1. Section 371 of the social services law is amended by adding
 a new subdivision 22 to read as follows:
   22. "KINSHIP CAREGIVER" MEANS A RELATIVE OR NON-RELATIVE WHO IS ACTING
 AS A PARENT AND WHO:
   (A) IS RELATED TO THE CHILD THROUGH BLOOD, MARRIAGE OR ADOPTION;
   (B) IS RELATED TO A HALF-SIBLING OF THE CHILD THROUGH BLOOD,  MARRIAGE
 OR ADOPTION; OR
   (C)  IS  AN ADULT WITH A POSITIVE PRIOR RELATIONSHIP WITH THE CHILD, A
 HALF-SIBLING OF THE CHILD OR THE  CHILD'S  PARENT,  INCLUDING,  BUT  NOT
 LIMITED TO, A STEP-PARENT, GODPARENT, NEIGHBOR OR FAMILY FRIEND.
   § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.
 
 
 
 

  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD01590-01-1


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