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August 15, 2003

Assembly Bill 1601: Evidence Required for Removal of Children by Social Services

Author:
Assemblyman David Sidikman (13th District)

Summary:
This bill would have required clear and convincing evidence that there was an imminent risk to a child's life, health or welfare or that the child may be subject to sexual abuse before a child could be removed from the home.

Status:
This bill was introduced on January 22, 2003, and placed in the Assembly Committee on Children and Families.
While the first year of the 2003-2004 session of the New York legislature ended June 20, 2003, this bill could be re-introduced in January of 2004.

HSLDA's Position:
This bill was supported.

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