Assembly Bill A9321A

2023-2024 Legislative Session

Relates to enacting the safe landings for youth leaving foster care act or safe landings act

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Current Bill Status Via S8724 - Passed Assembly


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

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2023-A9321 - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S8724
Law Section:
Family Court Act
Laws Affected:
Amd §§249, 255, 355.5, 756-a, 1015-a, 1088, 1089 & 1090, Fam Ct Act; amd §358-a, Soc Serv L

2023-A9321 - Summary

Relates to enacting the "safe landings for youth leaving foster care act" or "safe landings act", which provides protections for youth transitioning out of foster care who bring certain legal proceedings.

2023-A9321 - Bill Text download pdf

                             
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   9321
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                             February 29, 2024
                                ___________
 
 Introduced by M. of A. HEVESI -- read once and referred to the Committee
   on Children and Families
 
 AN  ACT  to  amend  the family court act and the social services law, in
   relation to enacting the "safe landings for youth leaving foster  care
   act" or "safe landings act"
 
   THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

   Section 1. Short title. This act shall be known and may  be  cited  as
 the "safe landings for youth leaving foster care act" or the "safe land-
 ings act".
   §  2.  Section  249 of the family court act is amended by adding a new
 subdivision (c) to read as follows:
   (C) IN ANY PROCEEDING UNDER SUBDIVISION ELEVEN  OF  SECTION  355.5  OF
 THIS  ACT, SUBDIVISION (J) OF SECTION SEVEN HUNDRED FIFTY-NINE-A OF THIS
 ACT, SECTION ONE THOUSAND FIFTEEN-A OF  THIS  ACT,  SUBDIVISION  (D)  OF
 SECTION  ONE THOUSAND EIGHTY-EIGHT OF THIS ACT, CLAUSE (C-1) OF SUBPARA-
 GRAPH (VIII) OF PARAGRAPH TWO OF SUBDIVISION (D) OF SECTION ONE THOUSAND
 EIGHTY-NINE OF THIS ACT, AND/OR PARAGRAPH (C) OF  SUBDIVISION  TWO-A  OF
 SECTION  THREE  HUNDRED  FIFTY-EIGHT-A  OF  THE SOCIAL SERVICES LAW, THE
 COURT SHALL APPOINT AN ATTORNEY TO REPRESENT A YOUTH WHO WAS FORMERLY IN
 FOSTER CARE AND IS SEEKING TO ENFORCE AN  ORDER  MADE  ON  THEIR  BEHALF
 BEFORE THEIR TWENTY-FIRST BIRTHDAY WHILE THEY WERE STILL IN FOSTER CARE,
 IF INDEPENDENT LEGAL REPRESENTATION IS NOT AVAILABLE TO SUCH YOUTH. SUCH
 REPRESENTATION  SHALL  CONTINUE  FOR  ALL  FURTHER  PROCEEDINGS THEREON,
 INCLUDING ALL MOTIONS AND ANY RELATED APPEALS.
   § 3. Section 255 of the family court act, as amended by chapter 563 of
 the laws of 1980, is amended to read as follows:
   § 255. Cooperation of officials and organizations. (A)  It  is  hereby
 made the duty of, and the family court or a judge thereof may order, any
 state,  county,  municipal  and  school district officer and employee to
 render such assistance and cooperation as shall be  within  [his]  THEIR
 legal  authority, as may be required, to further the objects of this act
 provided, however, that with respect to a school district an order  made
 pursuant  to  this section shall be limited to requiring the performance
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
              

co-Sponsors

2023-A9321A - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S8724
Law Section:
Family Court Act
Laws Affected:
Amd §§249, 255, 355.5, 756-a, 1015-a, 1088, 1089 & 1090, Fam Ct Act; amd §358-a, Soc Serv L

2023-A9321A - Summary

Relates to enacting the "safe landings for youth leaving foster care act" or "safe landings act", which provides protections for youth transitioning out of foster care who bring certain legal proceedings.

2023-A9321A - Bill Text download pdf

                             
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                  9321--A
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                             February 29, 2024
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  M.  of  A. HEVESI, CLARK, STECK, ARDILA, BURDICK, REYES,
   L. ROSENTHAL, EPSTEIN, TAPIA, SEAWRIGHT, KELLES, SIMONE, SIMON, GONZA-
   LEZ-ROJAS, O'DONNELL, BURGOS,  KIM,  DICKENS,  DE LOS SANTOS,  WALKER,
   PAULIN,  DAVILA,  DINOWITZ,  BEEPHAN, STERN, BORES, BRONSON, LUNSFORD,
   CRUZ, SHRESTHA, LEVENBERG -- read once and referred to  the  Committee
   on  Children and Families -- reported and referred to the Committee on
   Ways  and  Means  --  committee  discharged,  bill  amended,   ordered
   reprinted as amended and recommitted to said committee
 
 AN  ACT  to  amend  the family court act and the social services law, in
   relation to enacting the "safe landings for youth leaving foster  care
   act" or "safe landings act"
 
   THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section 1. Short title. This act shall be known and may  be  cited  as
 the "safe landings for youth leaving foster care act" or the "safe land-
 ings act".
   §  2.  Section  249 of the family court act is amended by adding a new
 subdivision (c) to read as follows:
   (C) IN ANY PROCEEDING UNDER SUBDIVISION ELEVEN  OF  SECTION  355.5  OF
 THIS  ACT,  SUBDIVISION (J) OF SECTION SEVEN HUNDRED FIFTY-SIX-A OF THIS
 ACT, SECTION ONE THOUSAND FIFTEEN-A OF  THIS  ACT,  SUBDIVISION  (D)  OF
 SECTION  ONE THOUSAND EIGHTY-EIGHT OF THIS ACT, CLAUSE (C-1) OF SUBPARA-
 GRAPH (VIII) OF PARAGRAPH TWO OF SUBDIVISION (D) OF SECTION ONE THOUSAND
 EIGHTY-NINE OF THIS ACT, AND/OR PARAGRAPH (C) OF  SUBDIVISION  TWO-A  OF
 SECTION  THREE  HUNDRED  FIFTY-EIGHT-A  OF  THE SOCIAL SERVICES LAW, THE
 COURT SHALL APPOINT AN ATTORNEY TO REPRESENT A YOUTH WHO WAS FORMERLY IN
 FOSTER CARE AND IS SEEKING TO ENFORCE AN  ORDER  MADE  ON  THEIR  BEHALF
 BEFORE THEIR TWENTY-FIRST BIRTHDAY WHILE THEY WERE STILL IN FOSTER CARE,
 IF INDEPENDENT LEGAL REPRESENTATION IS NOT AVAILABLE TO SUCH YOUTH. SUCH
 REPRESENTATION  SHALL  CONTINUE  FOR  ALL  FURTHER  PROCEEDINGS THEREON,
 INCLUDING ALL MOTIONS AND ANY RELATED APPEALS.
   § 3. Section 255 of the family court act, as amended by chapter 563 of
 the laws of 1980, is amended to read as follows:
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD14516-02-4
              

co-Sponsors

2023-A9321B (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S8724
Law Section:
Family Court Act
Laws Affected:
Amd §§249, 255, 355.5, 756-a, 1015-a, 1088, 1089 & 1090, Fam Ct Act; amd §358-a, Soc Serv L

2023-A9321B (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to enacting the "safe landings for youth leaving foster care act" or "safe landings act", which provides protections for youth transitioning out of foster care who bring certain legal proceedings.

2023-A9321B (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

                             
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                  9321--B
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                             February 29, 2024
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  M.  of  A. HEVESI, CLARK, STECK, ARDILA, BURDICK, REYES,
   L. ROSENTHAL, EPSTEIN, TAPIA, SEAWRIGHT, KELLES, SIMONE, SIMON, GONZA-
   LEZ-ROJAS, O'DONNELL, BURGOS,  KIM,  DICKENS,  DE LOS SANTOS,  WALKER,
   PAULIN,  DAVILA,  DINOWITZ,  BEEPHAN, STERN, BORES, BRONSON, LUNSFORD,
   CRUZ, SHRESTHA, LEVENBERG,  TAYLOR,  GIBBS,  LAVINE,  McDONALD,  RAGA,
   CARROLL,  GALLAHAN,  BICHOTTE HERMELYN,  GUNTHER,  GALLAGHER, MAMDANI,
   PRETLOW, MEEKS, FORREST -- read once and referred to the Committee  on
   Children  and  Families  --  reported and referred to the Committee on
   Ways  and  Means  --  committee  discharged,  bill  amended,   ordered
   reprinted  as  amended  and recommitted to said committee -- committee
   discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted
   to said committee
 
 AN ACT to amend the family court act and the  social  services  law,  in
   relation  to enacting the "safe landings for youth leaving foster care
   act" or "safe landings act"
 
   THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section  1.  Short  title. This act shall be known and may be cited as
 the "safe landings for youth leaving foster care act" or the "safe land-
 ings act".
   § 2. Section 249 of the family court act is amended by  adding  a  new
 subdivision (c) to read as follows:
   (C)  IN  ANY  PROCEEDING  UNDER SUBDIVISION ELEVEN OF SECTION 355.5 OF
 THIS ACT, SUBDIVISION (J) OF SECTION SEVEN HUNDRED FIFTY-SIX-A  OF  THIS
 ACT,  SECTION  ONE  THOUSAND  FIFTEEN-A  OF THIS ACT, SUBDIVISION (D) OF
 SECTION ONE THOUSAND EIGHTY-EIGHT OF THIS ACT, CLAUSE (C-1) OF  SUBPARA-
 GRAPH (VIII) OF PARAGRAPH TWO OF SUBDIVISION (D) OF SECTION ONE THOUSAND
 EIGHTY-NINE  OF  THIS  ACT, AND/OR PARAGRAPH (C) OF SUBDIVISION TWO-A OF
 SECTION THREE HUNDRED FIFTY-EIGHT-A OF  THE  SOCIAL  SERVICES  LAW,  THE
 COURT SHALL APPOINT AN ATTORNEY TO REPRESENT A YOUTH WHO WAS FORMERLY IN
 FOSTER  CARE  AND  IS  SEEKING  TO ENFORCE AN ORDER MADE ON THEIR BEHALF
 BEFORE THEIR TWENTY-FIRST BIRTHDAY WHILE THEY WERE STILL IN FOSTER CARE,
 IF INDEPENDENT LEGAL REPRESENTATION IS NOT AVAILABLE TO SUCH YOUTH. SUCH
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD14516-09-4
              

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