Bill Text: NY A11338 | 2017-2018 | 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 - Dead) 2018-09-19 - referred to children and families [A11338 Detail]

Download: New_York-2017-A11338-Introduced.html

                STATE OF NEW YORK
                   IN ASSEMBLY
                                   September 19, 2018
        Introduced  by  COMMITTEE ON RULES -- (at request of M. of A. Fernandez)
          -- read once and referred 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.