NY A03807 | 2019-2020 | General Assembly

Status

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 6-0)
Status: Introduced on January 31 2019 - 25% progression
Action: 2020-01-08 - referred to children and families
Pending: Assembly Children and Families Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [HTML]

Summary

Requires the state, by and through the secretary of state, to make good faith efforts to notify a non-custodial parent when a minor is the victim of a crime of violence and/or sexual abuse; requires the court upon the arraignment of a criminal defendant to investigate whether the defendant is the parent of a minor child and if so, to instruct the defendant to make an appropriate plan for the child; requires the court to notify a non-custodial parent of the custodial parent's arrest for the commission of a felony; and requires family courts to require parties to a custody and/or visitation proceeding, one of which who was previously arrested on a felony charge, to immediately notify the other parent of such arrest.

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Title

Requires the state, by and through the secretary of state, to make good faith efforts to notify a non-custodial parent when a minor is the victim of a crime of violence and/or sexual abuse; requires the court upon the arraignment of a criminal defendant to investigate whether the defendant is the parent of a minor child and if so, to instruct the defendant to make an appropriate plan for the child; requires the court to notify a non-custodial parent of the custodial parent's arrest for the commission of a felony; and requires family courts to require parties to a custody and/or visitation proceeding, one of which who was previously arrested on a felony charge, to immediately notify the other parent of such arrest.

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History

DateChamberAction
2020-01-08Assemblyreferred to children and families
2019-01-31Assemblyreferred to children and families

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