Bill Text: NY S04074 | 2019-2020 | General Assembly | Introduced

Bill Title: Relates to the maximum age at which a homeless youth can continue to receive shelter services; raises the age from twenty-one to twenty-four.

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 1-0)

Status: (Introduced) 2019-02-27 - REFERRED TO CHILDREN AND FAMILIES [S04074 Detail]

Download: New_York-2019-S04074-Introduced.html

                STATE OF NEW YORK
                               2019-2020 Regular Sessions
                    IN SENATE
                                    February 27, 2019
        Introduced  by  Sen.  BIAGGI -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
          printed to be committed to the Committee on Children and Families
        AN ACT to amend the executive law, in relation to  the  maximum  age  at
          which a homeless youth can continue to receive shelter services
          The  People of the State of New York, represented in Senate and Assem-
        bly, do enact as follows:
     1    Section 1. Paragraph (c) of subdivision 1  of  section  532-d  of  the
     2  executive  law,  as  amended by section 5 of part M of chapter 56 of the
     3  laws of 2017, is amended to read as follows:
     4    (c) A homeless youth who entered  a  transitional  independent  living
     5  program  under  the  age  of  [twenty-one]  twenty-four  may continue to
     6  receive shelter services in such program beyond  the  applicable  period
     7  authorized by paragraph (b) of this subdivision, if the municipality has
     8  notified  the  office of children and family services in accordance with
     9  clause (iv) of subparagraph three of paragraph a of subdivision  two  of
    10  section four hundred twenty of this chapter;
    11    § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.
         EXPLANATION--Matter in italics (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                              [ ] is old law to be omitted.