Assembly Bill A4027

2023-2024 Legislative Session

Relates to referrals for child support enforcement for foster care maintenance payments

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  • Introduced
    • In Committee Assembly
    • In Committee Senate
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    • On Floor Calendar Senate
    • Passed Assembly
    • Passed Senate
  • Delivered to Governor
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2023-A4027 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S7054
Current Committee:
Assembly Judiciary
Law Section:
Family Court Act
Laws Affected:
Amd §413, Fam Ct Act

2023-A4027 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to liability to support a child pursuant to an approved application for foster care maintenance; provides that such liability shall not be imposed if it will adversely affect the health, safety or welfare of the child on whose behalf such payments are to be made or other persons in the child's household or will adversely affect the length of the child's placement or impair the ability of the child to return home when discharged from foster care.

2023-A4027 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

                             
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   4027
 
                        2023-2024 Regular Sessions
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                             February 9, 2023
                                ___________
 
 Introduced by M. of A. KIM -- read once and referred to the Committee on
   Judiciary
 
 AN ACT to amend the family court act, in relation to referrals for child
   support enforcement for foster care maintenance payments
 
   THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

   Section 1. Subdivision 2 of section 413 of the family  court  act,  as
 added by chapter 745 of the laws of 1984, is amended to read as follows:
   2.  (A)  Nothing  in  this  article  shall impose any liability upon a
 person to support the adopted child of his or her spouse, if such  child
 was  adopted after the adopting spouse is living separate and apart from
 the non-adopting spouse pursuant to a  legally  recognizable  separation
 agreement  or  decree  under  the domestic relations law. Such liability
 shall not be imposed for so long as  the  spouses  remain  separate  and
 apart after the adoption.
   (B)  NOTHING  IN THIS ARTICLE SHALL IMPOSE ANY LIABILITY UPON A PERSON
 TO SUPPORT A CHILD PURSUANT TO AN APPROVED APPLICATION FOR  FOSTER  CARE
 MAINTENANCE  UNLESS  THE CHILD WAS SUBJECTED TO AGGRAVATED CIRCUMSTANCES
 AS DEFINED IN SUBDIVISION (J) OF SECTION ONE  THOUSAND  TWELVE  OF  THIS
 CHAPTER.    SUCH  LIABILITY  SHALL  NOT  BE IMPOSED IF IT WILL ADVERSELY
 AFFECT THE HEALTH, SAFETY OR WELFARE OF THE CHILD ON WHOSE  BEHALF  SUCH
 PAYMENTS  ARE  TO  BE  MADE OR OTHER PERSONS IN THE CHILD'S HOUSEHOLD OR
 WILL ADVERSELY AFFECT THE LENGTH OF THE CHILD'S PLACEMENT OR IMPAIR  THE
 ABILITY OF THE CHILD TO RETURN HOME WHEN DISCHARGED FROM FOSTER CARE.
   §  2.  The office of children and family services shall promulgate any
 rules and regulations necessary to carry out the provisions of this act.
   § 3. This act shall take effect immediately.
 
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD08914-01-3



              

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