Bills Pending New York Senate Children and Families Committee

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NYS09045Intro
25%
Relates to unsealing unfounded child abuse and maltreatment reports upon a court order finding that justice requires the information in such reports is necessary for the determination of charges being investigated by a grand jury or for the purposes ...
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2024-04-11
To Senate Children and Families Committee
NYS09042Intro
25%
Relates to unsealing unfounded child abuse and maltreatment reports upon a court order finding that justice requires the information in such reports is necessary for the determination of charges being investigated by a grand jury or for the purposes ...
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2024-04-11
To Senate Children and Families Committee
NYS09008Intro
25%
Increases the time frame for payments of certain expenses by adoptive parents to 180 days prior to birth and 45 days after birth.
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2024-04-09
To Senate Children and Families Committee
NYS08984Intro
25%
Establishes a child care program capital improvement tax credit program for child care programs to provide financial assistance to New York's child care providers to facilitate the enhancement, expansion, and improvement of access to quality child ca...
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2024-04-05
To Senate Children and Families Committee
NYS07506Intro
25%
Declares that a law authorizing 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; relates to forum in domestic relatio...
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2024-04-04
To Senate Children and Families Committee
NYS08964Intro
25%
Relates to the establishment of a non-traditional hours model; provides that the office of children and family services shall: create a non-traditional hours model within a year, publish its findings on its website, and conduct a review of child care...
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2024-04-03
To Senate Children and Families Committee
NYS06357Engross
50%
Allows for child protective services workers to complete the required training on the fundamentals of child protection through distance learning methods beginning April 1, 2024.
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2024-03-26
To Senate Children and Families Committee
NYS08905Intro
25%
Provides training to staff members accepting registrations, issuing licenses or conducting inspections of child day care homes, programs or facilities on the detection of controlled substances.
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2024-03-26
To Senate Children and Families Committee
NYS08892Intro
25%
Directs the office of children and family services to establish a center for fatherhood initiatives to issue grants to any and all initiatives regarding the promotion and advancement of fatherhood, including but not limited to all marginalized father...
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2024-03-26
To Senate Children and Families Committee
NYA08322Engross
50%
Establishes a council on children and families within the executive department; moves such council from the office of children and family services; defines terms; authorizes the governor to designate the executive director of such council; makes rela...
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2024-03-21
To Senate Children and Families Committee
NYS08836Intro
25%
Directs the office of children and family services to conduct a study and report on the feasibility of providing year-round, out-of-school programming to every child in New York state.
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2024-03-19
To Senate Children and Families Committee
NYS08809Intro
25%
Requires final orders determining custody and visitation and permanency hearings to be made within six months following the initial petition.
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2024-03-14
To Senate Children and Families Committee
NYS08753Intro
25%
Authorizes school officials to temporarily retain custody of a suspected abused or maltreated child until a police or child protective services official arrives to determine whether it is safe to return the child to the parent or guardian.
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2024-03-07
To Senate Children and Families Committee
NYS08745Intro
25%
Authorizes the social services department to terminate the subsidies that may be provided to a parent who adopts a disabled or hard to place child under certain circumstances.
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2024-03-06
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NYS07815Intro
25%
Requires inspections of child day care homes, programs and facilities include the full premises; requires providers of a family day care home or group family day care home to disclose to the office of children and family services all persons who resi...
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2024-03-04
To Senate Children and Families Committee
NYS08724Intro
25%
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.
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2024-03-04
To Senate Children and Families Committee
NYA08082Engross
50%
Provides training to staff members accepting registrations, issuing licenses or conducting inspections of child day care homes, programs or facilities on the detection of controlled substances.
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2024-03-04
To Senate Children and Families Committee
NYS08704Intro
25%
Relates to consideration of gender-affirming health care or gender-affirming mental health care in child custody cases for purposes of jurisdiction, forum and enforcement of custody orders.
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2024-03-01
To Senate Children and Families Committee
NYS08679Intro
25%
Relates to a study of the number of children in foster care who have a developmental disability; provides such study shall include, but shall not be limited to, the following: assessing the demographics of the children in foster care with a developme...
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2024-02-28
To Senate Children and Families Committee
NYS08661Intro
25%
Directs the office of children and family services, in consultation with the office for the prevention of domestic violence, to establish a statewide supervised visitation initiative including culturally sensitive services that provide language acces...
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2024-02-27
[Hearing: Apr 16 @ 11:00 am]
To Senate Children and Families Committee
NYS07452Engross
50%
Establishes a council on children and families within the executive department; moves such council from the office of children and family services; defines terms; authorizes the governor to designate the executive director of such council; makes rela...
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2024-02-05
[Hearing: Apr 16 @ 11:00 am]
To Senate Children and Families Committee
NYS07724Intro
25%
Requires each social services district to maintain a waiting list of eligible families who have applied for child care assistance; requires the local districts to report such list to the office of children and family services who shall then compile s...
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2024-02-02
To Senate Children and Families Committee
NYS08426Intro
25%
Removes certain requirements on what the office of children and family services can determine to be an appropriate staff/child ratios for family day care homes, group family day care homes, school age day care programs and day care centers.
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2024-01-29
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NYS08403Intro
25%
Requires the court making a determination of the best interest of the child in custody matters to consider evidence that a child is enrolled in, or that either parent intends to enroll the child in, a nonpublic elementary or secondary school that is ...
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2024-01-26
To Senate Children and Families Committee
NYS08152Intro
25%
Provides that a caregiver shall be eligible for assistance for child care under the child care block grant regardless of the hours the parent actually works.
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2024-01-10
To Senate Children and Families Committee
NYS08165Intro
25%
Provides for a formal process for a parent or legal guardian to request the issuance of an AMBER alert.
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2024-01-10
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NYS08153Intro
25%
Establishes procedures regarding orders of post-termination visitation and/or contact between a child and such child's parent and for modification of such orders.
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2024-01-10
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NYS02495Intro
25%
Tasks the child care availability taskforce with evaluation of the office of children and family services' regulations regarding minimum supervision ratios based on group size for infants, toddlers and preschoolers.
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2024-01-03
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NYS02074Intro
25%
Modifies the definition of disorderly conduct for family offense proceedings to not require an intent to cause public inconvenience, annoyance or alarm, or recklessly creating a risk thereof, but merely an intent to cause annoyance or alarm, or reckl...
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2024-01-03
To Senate Children and Families Committee
NYS06133Intro
25%
Commissions a study regarding the quality of health care services received by foster children in New York state; provides for a report to be submitted by the commissioner of the office of children and family services detailing the findings of such st...
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2024-01-03
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NYS05031Intro
25%
Limits the number of cases a foster care worker may have under his or her supervision at any one time to 16 cases.
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2024-01-03
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NYS06543Intro
25%
Requires local child protective services to notify appropriate military personnel when a member of the armed forces is the subject of a report of child abuse or maltreatment; allows military law enforcement personnel to inquire of local child protect...
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2024-01-03
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NYS04143Intro
25%
Provides for the issuance of summonses to each parent, including a non-custodial parent, of any juvenile who is the subject of a juvenile delinquency petition.
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2024-01-03
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NYS01506Intro
25%
Creates a domestic abuse hotline for teens; requires all high schools within the state to conduct an assembly on domestic abuse.
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2024-01-03
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NYS04078Intro
25%
Relates to differential response programs for child protection assessments or investigations; requires social services districts to establish such programs upon authorization from the office of children and family services.
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2024-01-03
To Senate Children and Families Committee
NYS02275Intro
25%
Allows lifetime orders of protection when the respondent is convicted of certain felonies or an attempt to commit such felonies.
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2024-01-03
To Senate Children and Families Committee
NYS03355Intro
25%
Requires the office of children and family services to utilize a cost estimation model when determining the actual cost providers incur when providing child care; requires the office to prepare a report detailing such.
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2024-01-03
To Senate Children and Families Committee
NYS04091Intro
25%
Prohibits a court from providing for visitation or custody of a minor who is a U.S. citizen to a person who resides outside the U.S. when the other party to such action is a U.S. citizen and objects to such an order.
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2024-01-03
To Senate Children and Families Committee
NYS02427Intro
25%
Prohibits the consideration of evidence that either parent has ever obtained or attempted to obtain reproductive health services relating to the termination of a pregnancy in certain legal proceedings.
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2024-01-03
To Senate Children and Families Committee
NYS06391Intro
25%
Requires mandatory jail time of no less than thirty days for repeat violators of orders of protection.
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2024-01-03
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NYS05280Intro
25%
Establishes a division of early childhood within the office of children and family services to coordinate, consolidate and integrate early childhood programs.
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2024-01-03
To Senate Children and Families Committee
NYS05402Engross
50%
Provides that the judge shall not prohibit a parent from undergoing gender reassignment.
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2024-01-03
To Senate Children and Families Committee
NYS04797Intro
25%
Establishes procedures for temporary custody orders that include a fifty-fifty rebuttable presumption that the parents shall have temporary joint legal and shared physical custody and shall share equal parenting time.
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2024-01-03
To Senate Children and Families Committee
NYS00284Intro
25%
Relates to mandatory reporting of suspected child abuse or maltreatment at summer day camps; includes college coaches, athletic directors, professors, graduate assistants and college presidents among those required to report such suspected abuse or m...
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2024-01-03
To Senate Children and Families Committee
NYS05385Intro
25%
Establishes a moratorium on the use of forensic child custody evaluators in family court proceedings by the office of court administration.
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2024-01-03
To Senate Children and Families Committee
NYS04599Intro
25%
Authorizes the fingerprinting of employees of informal child care providers; defines terms; provides that an informal child care provider means a program in a facility, other than a residence, in which child care is provided on a regular basis and is...
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2024-01-03
To Senate Children and Families Committee
NYS02971Intro
25%
Changes the time period for extrajudicial consent; lengthens the time period for payments to a birth mother prior to giving birth; expands the types of unlawful denials of prospective applicants in adoption proceedings; repeals provisions relating to...
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2024-01-03
To Senate Children and Families Committee
NYS05417Intro
25%
Provides for the review of a suitable child care plan to be presented by the petitioning parent for the period of deployment, including but not limited to, reasonable notice by deploying parent to other parent of deployment, procedures for parents to...
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2024-01-03
To Senate Children and Families Committee
NYS07154Intro
25%
Establishes a state youth commission to advise the governor on youth issues in the state of New York, including juvenile crime prevention, job opportunities for youth, recreational activities for teenagers, opportunities for effective participation b...
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2024-01-03
To Senate Children and Families Committee
NYS03102Intro
25%
Establishes the universal basic income for transition-age youth pilot program to provide regular monthly payments to state residents who age out of foster care.
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2024-01-03
To Senate Children and Families Committee
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