Assembly Actions -
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jun 01, 2023||
referred to children and families
Senate Bill S7506
2023-2024 Legislative Session
Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Children And Families Committee
- In Committee Assembly
- On Floor Calendar Assembly
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed By Governor
2023-S7506 (ACTIVE) - Details
2023-S7506 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S7506 SPONSOR: HOYLMAN-SIGAL TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the family court act and the domestic relations law, in relation to gender-affirming care PURPOSE: Relates to certain prohibitions regarding the legal system and gender- affirming care SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Section 1 amends the family court act and other laws relation to gender-affirming care to state that a law that authorizes a child to be removed from their parent on the basis of gender-affirming care is against the public policy of this state. Section 2 adds a new subdivision 4 to section 76 of the domestic relations law in relation to the presence of a child in the state to
2023-S7506 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 7506 2023-2024 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E June 1, 2023 ___________ Introduced by Sen. HOYLMAN-SIGAL -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Children and Families AN ACT to amend the family court act and the domestic relations law, in relation to gender-affirming care THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Subdivision 1 of section 659 of the family court act, as added by a chapter of the laws of 2023 amending the family court act and other laws relating to gender-affirming care, as proposed in legislative bills numbers S. 2475-B and A. 6046-B, is amended to read as follows: 1. A law [of another state] that authorizes a child to be removed from their parent or guardian based on the parent or guardian allowing their child to receive gender-affirming care IS AGAINST THE PUBLIC POLICY OF THIS STATE AND shall not be enforced or applied in a case pending in a court in this state. § 2. Section 76 of the domestic relations law is amended by adding a new subdivision 4 to read as follows: 4. THE PRESENCE OF A CHILD IN THIS STATE FOR THE PURPOSE OF OBTAINING GENDER-AFFIRMING CARE, AS DEFINED BY SECTION SIXTY-FIVE HUNDRED THIRTY- ONE-B OF THE EDUCATION LAW, IS SUFFICIENT TO MEET THE REQUIREMENTS OF PARAGRAPH (B) OF SUBDIVISION ONE OF THIS SECTION. § 3. Subdivision 1 of section 76-c of the domestic relations law, as added by chapter 386 of the laws of 2001, is amended to read as follows: 1. A court of this state has temporary emergency jurisdiction if the child is present in this state and: (A) the child has been abandoned [or]; (B) it is necessary in an emergency to protect the child, a sibling or parent of the child; OR (C) THE CHILD IS PRESENT IN THIS STATE BECAUSE THE CHILD HAS BEEN UNABLE TO OBTAIN GENDER-AFFIRMING CARE, AS DEFINED BY SECTION SIXTY-FIVE HUNDRED THIRTY-ONE-B OF THE EDUCATION LAW. EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted. LBD11693-01-3
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