senate Bill S5628

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Relates to criminal history record checks of certain foster youths

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Mar 23, 2022 returned to senate
passed assembly
ordered to third reading cal.1
substituted for a81
Mar 01, 2022 referred to codes
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Feb 07, 2022 advanced to third reading
Feb 03, 2022 2nd report cal.
Feb 02, 2022 1st report cal.428
Jan 05, 2022 referred to children and families
returned to senate
died in assembly
May 05, 2021 referred to codes
delivered to assembly
passed senate
May 03, 2021 advanced to third reading
Apr 28, 2021 2nd report cal.
Apr 27, 2021 1st report cal.829
Mar 12, 2021 referred to children and families

Votes

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Feb 2, 2022 - Children and Families committee Vote

S5628
5
1
committee
5
Aye
1
Nay
1
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Children and Families Committee Vote: Feb 2, 2022

nay (1)
aye wr (1)

Apr 27, 2021 - Children and Families committee Vote

S5628
5
0
committee
5
Aye
0
Nay
2
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Children and Families Committee Vote: Apr 27, 2021

aye wr (2)

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S5628 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A81
Law Section:
Social Services Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §378-a, Soc Serv L
Versions Introduced in 2019-2020 Legislative Session:
A9773

S5628 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Provides that a foster youth who has obtained the age of eighteen shall not be required to receive a criminal history record check unless the youth's foster or adoptive parent or guardian is being certified to care for an additional foster youth who is under the age of eighteen; makes related provisions.

S5628 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S5628 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   5628
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                              March 12, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  Sen.  BAILEY -- 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 criminal history
   record checks of certain foster youths
 
   THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section  1.  Section  378-a  of  the social services law is amended by
 adding a new subdivision 3 to read as follows:
   3. NOTWITHSTANDING ANY OTHER LAW, RULE OR REGULATION TO THE  CONTRARY,
 NOTHING  IN  THIS  SECTION SHALL REQUIRE A FOSTER YOUTH WHO HAS OBTAINED
 THE AGE OF EIGHTEEN TO RECEIVE A CRIMINAL HISTORY RECORD  CHECK,  UNLESS
 THE  YOUTH'S FOSTER OR ADOPTIVE PARENT OR GUARDIAN IS BEING CERTIFIED TO
 CARE FOR AN ADDITIONAL FOSTER YOUTH WHO IS UNDER THE  AGE  OF  EIGHTEEN.
 WHEN  A FOSTER PARENT APPLIES FOR RENEWAL OF A CERTIFICATION OR APPROVAL
 AS A FOSTER PARENT, ANYONE OVER THE AGE OF EIGHTEEN LIVING IN  THE  HOME
 WHERE  A NEW FOSTER YOUTH UNDER THE AGE OF EIGHTEEN IS ENTERING SHALL BE
 NOTIFIED OF THE REQUIREMENTS OF SUBDIVISION TWO OF THIS SECTION NO LATER
 THAN THIRTY DAYS PRIOR TO APPROVAL OF SUCH PLACEMENT.
   § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.
 
 
 
 
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD01718-01-1


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