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Care provided by authorized agencies
Social Services (SOS) CHAPTER 55, ARTICLE 8-B
§ 466-b. Care provided by authorized agencies. An authorized agency as
defined in section three hundred seventy-one of this chapter shall also
be authorized to provide temporary care for persons over age twenty-one
who meet the requirements of section 7.37-a or 13.37-a of the mental
hygiene law or on whose behalf temporary payments are being made
pursuant to section 7.38 or 13.38 of the mental hygiene law, who were in
the care of the authorized agency at the time of their twenty-first
birthday, and who have remained continuously in the care of the
authorized agency since their twenty-first birthday. Notwithstanding
any inconsistent provision of law, in any case where an individual
receiving transitional funding is about to be transferred from a child
care facility to an adult placement, a transfer plan shall be prepared
by the sending facility and forwarded to the receiving facility and the
individual, and, unless the individual objects, the parents, guardian or
other family members prior to the transfer. The transfer plan shall
include any information necessary to facilitate a safe transfer, such as
specific problems, schedule for administering medications and behavior
unique to the individual.