senate Bill S5419B

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Increases from $300 to $725 the monthly rent subsidy payable for housing for a foster child living independently in certain circumstances

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
May 18, 2022 referred to ways and means
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Mar 21, 2022 amended on third reading 5419b
Mar 15, 2022 amended on third reading 5419a
Mar 14, 2022 advanced to third reading
Mar 10, 2022 2nd report cal.
Mar 09, 2022 1st report cal.682
Jan 05, 2022 referred to children and families
returned to senate
died in assembly
Jun 02, 2021 referred to ways and means
delivered to assembly
passed senate
May 24, 2021 ordered to third reading cal.1283
committee discharged and committed to rules
May 18, 2021 reported and committed to finance
Mar 04, 2021 referred to children and families

Votes

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Mar 9, 2022 - Children and Families committee Vote

S5419
7
0
committee
7
Aye
0
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Committee Vote: Mar 9, 2022

May 24, 2021 - Rules committee Vote

S5419
17
0
committee
17
Aye
0
Nay
4
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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May 18, 2021 - Children and Families committee Vote

S5419
6
0
committee
6
Aye
0
Nay
1
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Committee Vote: May 18, 2021

aye wr (1)

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S5419 - Details

Law Section:
Social Services Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §409-a, Soc Serv L

S5419 - Summary

Increases from $300 to $725 the monthly rent subsidy payable for housing for a foster child living independently in certain circumstances.

S5419 - Sponsor Memo

S5419 - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   5419
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                               March 4, 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  increasing  the
   value  of  rent  subsidies  to  be  included  as  a part of preventive
   services

   THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section  1.  Paragraph  (c)  of  subdivision 5 of section 409-a of the
 social services law, as amended by chapter 624 of the laws of  2019,  is
 amended to read as follows:
   (c)  Notwithstanding  any  other  provision  of  this section, where a
 social services official determines that a lack of adequate  housing  is
 the  primary factor preventing the discharge of a child or children from
 foster care including, but not limited to, children  with  the  goal  of
 discharge  to  independent living, preventive services shall include, in
 addition to any other payments  or  benefits  received  by  the  family,
 special  cash  grants  in  the  form  of  rent subsidies, including rent
 arrears, or any other assistance, sufficient to obtain adequate housing.
 Such rent subsidies or assistance shall not exceed the  sum  of  [three]
 SIX  hundred  dollars  per  month, shall not be provided for a period of
 more than three years, and shall be considered a special grant.  Nothing
 in this paragraph shall be construed to limit the ability of those using
 such  rent  subsidy to live with roommates. The provisions of this para-
 graph shall not be construed  to  limit  such  official's  authority  to
 provide other preventive services.
   §  2.  Subdivision  7  of section 409-a of the social services law, as
 amended by chapter 624 of the laws  of  2019,  is  amended  to  read  as
 follows:
   7.  Notwithstanding  any  other provision of this section, if a social
 services official determines that a lack of adequate housing is a factor
 that may cause the entry of a child or children into foster care and the

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

Co-Sponsors

S5419A - Details

Law Section:
Social Services Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §409-a, Soc Serv L

S5419A - Summary

Increases from $300 to $725 the monthly rent subsidy payable for housing for a foster child living independently in certain circumstances.

S5419A - Sponsor Memo

S5419A - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                  5419--A
     Cal. No. 682
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                               March 4, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  Sens. BRISPORT, BIAGGI, GOUNARDES, SALAZAR -- read twice
   and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee
   on Children and Families -- recommitted to the Committee  on  Children
   and  Families  in  accordance  with  Senate Rule 6, sec. 8 -- reported
   favorably from said committee, ordered to  first  and  second  report,
   ordered  to  a 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 increasing  from
   $300  a  month  to  $725  a month the rent subsidy payable to a foster
   child living independently
 
   THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section  1.  Paragraph  (c)  of  subdivision 5 of section 409-a of the
 social services law, as amended by chapter 624 of the laws of  2019,  is
 amended to read as follows:
   (c)  Notwithstanding  any  other  provision  of  this section, where a
 social services official determines that a lack of adequate  housing  is
 the  primary factor preventing the discharge of a child or children from
 foster care including, but not limited to, children  with  the  goal  of
 discharge  to  independent living, preventive services shall include, in
 addition to any other payments  or  benefits  received  by  the  family,
 special  cash  grants  in  the  form  of  rent subsidies, including rent
 arrears, or any other assistance, sufficient to obtain adequate housing.
 Such rent subsidies or assistance shall not exceed the  sum  of  [three]
 SIX  hundred  dollars  per  month, shall not be provided for a period of
 more than three years, and shall be considered a special grant.  Nothing
 in this paragraph shall be construed to limit the ability of those using
 such  rent  subsidy to live with roommates. The provisions of this para-
 graph shall not be construed  to  limit  such  official's  authority  to
 provide other preventive services.

  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD01533-02-2

Co-Sponsors

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S5419B (ACTIVE) - Details

Law Section:
Social Services Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §409-a, Soc Serv L

S5419B (ACTIVE) - Summary

Increases from $300 to $725 the monthly rent subsidy payable for housing for a foster child living independently in certain circumstances.

S5419B (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S5419B (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                  5419--B
     Cal. No. 682
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                               March 4, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  Sens. BRISPORT, BIAGGI, GOUNARDES, SALAZAR -- read twice
   and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee
   on Children and Families -- recommitted to the Committee  on  Children
   and  Families  in  accordance  with  Senate Rule 6, sec. 8 -- reported
   favorably from said committee, ordered to  first  and  second  report,
   ordered  to  a third reading, amended and ordered reprinted, retaining
   its place in the order of third reading -- again amended  and  ordered
   reprinted, retaining its place in the order of third reading
 
 AN  ACT to amend the social services law, in relation to increasing from
   $300 a month to $725 a month the rent  subsidy  payable  to  a  foster
   child living independently
 
   THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section 1. Paragraph (c) of subdivision 5  of  section  409-a  of  the
 social  services  law, as amended by chapter 624 of the laws of 2019, is
 amended to read as follows:
   (c) (I) Notwithstanding any other provision of this section,  where  a
 social  services  official determines that a lack of adequate housing is
 the primary factor preventing the discharge of a child or children  from
 foster  care  including,  but  not limited to, children with the goal of
 discharge to independent living, preventive services shall  include,  in
 addition  to  any  other  payments  or  benefits received by the family,
 special cash grants in  the  form  of  rent  subsidies,  including  rent
 arrears, or any other assistance, sufficient to obtain adequate housing.
 Such  rent  subsidies  or assistance shall not exceed the sum of [three]
 SEVEN hundred TWENTY-FIVE dollars per month, shall not be provided for a
 period of more than three years, MAY BE PROVIDED UP TO  AGE  TWENTY-FOUR
 FOR YOUTH DISCHARGED FROM FOSTER CARE, and shall be considered a special
 grant. Nothing in this paragraph shall be construed to limit the ability
 of  those using such rent subsidy to live with roommates. The provisions
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD01533-03-2

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