senate Bill S6389

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Relates to the rights of non-marital parents in adoption, surrender, and termination of parental rights proceedings in family court and surrogate's court; repealer

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
May 18, 2022 returned to senate
passed assembly
May 16, 2022 ordered to third reading rules cal.193
substituted for a7347
Feb 28, 2022 referred to judiciary
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Feb 07, 2022 advanced to third reading
Feb 03, 2022 2nd report cal.
Feb 02, 2022 1st report cal.429
Jan 05, 2022 referred to children and families
returned to senate
died in assembly
Jun 07, 2021 referred to judiciary
delivered to assembly
passed senate
May 24, 2021 advanced to third reading
May 20, 2021 2nd report cal.
May 18, 2021 1st report cal.1129
Apr 26, 2021 referred to children and families

Votes

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Feb 2, 2022 - Children and Families committee Vote

S6389
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committee
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Aye
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Nay
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Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Children and Families Committee Vote: Feb 2, 2022

nay (2)

May 18, 2021 - Children and Families committee Vote

S6389
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committee
4
Aye
0
Nay
3
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
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Abstained
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Children and Families Committee Vote: May 18, 2021

aye wr (3)

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S6389 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A7347
Law Section:
Domestic Relations Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§111 & 111-a, Dom Rel L; amd §§383-c, 384, 384-a, 384-b & 384-c, rpld §384-b sub 12, Soc Serv L

S6389 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to non-marital parents in adoption, surrender, and termination of parental rights proceedings in family and surrogate courts in order to ensure that unmarried fathers whose children have been removed by the state and placed into foster care do not lose their parental rights to those children without a full and fair opportunity to a hearing regarding their fitness to care for them.

S6389 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S6389 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   6389
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                              April 26, 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 domestic relations law and the social services  law,
   in  relation to the rights of non-marital parents in adoption, surren-
   der, and termination of parental rights proceedings  in  family  court
   and  surrogate's  court; and to repeal subdivision 12 of section 384-b
   of the social services law relating thereto
 
   THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section  1.  Paragraphs  (d), (e), and (f) of subdivision 1 of section
 111 of the domestic relations law, paragraphs (d) and (e) as  added  and
 paragraph  (f)  as  relettered  by  chapter 575 of the laws of 1980, and
 paragraph (f) as amended by chapter 666 of the laws of 1976, are amended
 to read as follows:
   (d) OF ANY PERSON OR AUTHORIZED AGENCY HAVING LAWFUL CUSTODY OR  GUAR-
 DIANSHIP OF THE ADOPTIVE CHILD;
   (E)  IN THE CASE OF THE ADOPTION OF A CHILD TRANSFERRED TO THE CUSTODY
 AND GUARDIANSHIP OF AN AUTHORIZED AGENCY,  FOSTER  PARENT,  OR  RELATIVE
 PURSUANT  TO  SECTION THREE HUNDRED EIGHTY-FOUR-B OF THE SOCIAL SERVICES
 LAW OR A CHILD TRANSFERRED TO THE CUSTODY AND GUARDIANSHIP OF AN AUTHOR-
 IZED AGENCY PURSUANT TO SECTION  THREE  HUNDRED  EIGHTY-THREE-C  OF  THE
 SOCIAL SERVICES LAW:
   (I)  OF  ANY PERSON ADJUDICATED BY A COURT OF THIS STATE OR A COURT OF
 ANY OTHER STATE OR TERRITORY OF THE UNITED STATES TO BE  THE  FATHER  OF
 THE CHILD PRIOR TO THE FILING OF A PETITION TO TERMINATE PARENTAL RIGHTS
 TO  THE  CHILD  PURSUANT  TO  SECTION THREE HUNDRED EIGHTY-FOUR-B OF THE
 SOCIAL SERVICES LAW, AN APPLICATION TO EXECUTE A JUDICIAL  SURRENDER  OF
 RIGHTS  TO  THE  CHILD  PURSUANT  TO  SUBDIVISION THREE OF SECTION THREE
 HUNDRED EIGHTY-THREE-C OF THE SOCIAL SERVICES LAW, OR AN APPLICATION FOR
 APPROVAL OF AN EXTRA-JUDICIAL SURRENDER PURSUANT TO SUBDIVISION FOUR  OF
 SECTION THREE HUNDRED EIGHTY-THREE-C OF THE SOCIAL SERVICES LAW;
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.

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