senate Bill S7475

Signed by Governor Amended

Extends certain provisions of Jonathan's law

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Bill Status


  • Introduced
  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Signed by Governor
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  • 23 / May / 2012
    • REFERRED TO MENTAL HEALTH AND DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES
  • 30 / May / 2012
    • 1ST REPORT CAL.963
  • 31 / May / 2012
    • 2ND REPORT CAL.
  • 04 / Jun / 2012
    • ADVANCED TO THIRD READING
  • 12 / Jun / 2012
    • AMENDED ON THIRD READING 7475A
  • 19 / Jun / 2012
    • PASSED SENATE
  • 19 / Jun / 2012
    • DELIVERED TO ASSEMBLY
  • 19 / Jun / 2012
    • REFERRED TO MENTAL HEALTH
  • 21 / Jun / 2012
    • SUBSTITUTED FOR A9777A
  • 21 / Jun / 2012
    • ORDERED TO THIRD READING RULES CAL.580
  • 21 / Jun / 2012
    • PASSED ASSEMBLY
  • 21 / Jun / 2012
    • RETURNED TO SENATE
  • 05 / Dec / 2012
    • DELIVERED TO GOVERNOR
  • 17 / Dec / 2012
    • SIGNED CHAP.498

Summary

Extends certain provisions of Jonathan's law.

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Bill Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A9777
Versions:
S7475
S7475A
Legislative Cycle:
2011-2012
Law Section:
Mental Hygiene
Laws Affected:
Amd ยง11, Chap 24 of 2007

Votes

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aye with reservations
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absent
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excused
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Sponsor Memo

BILL NUMBER:S7475

TITLE OF BILL:
An act
to amend chapter 24 of the laws of 2007 constituting Jonathan's law, in
relation to the effectiveness thereof

PURPOSE:
The purpose of this bill is to ensure the intended implementation of
the provisions of Chapter 321 of the Laws of 2008 governing the
release of certain records to qualified persons.

SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS:
This bill amends section 11 of chapter 24 of the laws of 2007,
constituting Jonathan's Law, allowing requests for release of records
under Jonathan's Law for incidents on or after January 1, 2003, to be
submitted at anytime.

EXISTING LAW:
Chapter 24 of the laws of 2007.

JUSTIFICATION:
This legislation to remove the deadline for parents and/or qualified
persons to obtain records and documents pertaining to investigations
into the abuse and mistreatment of their children and to allow them
to request record at anytime.

FISCAL IMPLICATIONS:
None to the State.

EFFECTIVE DATE:
This act shall take effect immediately.

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                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
________________________________________________________________________

                                  7475

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              May 23, 2012
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sen. McDONALD -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Mental Health and Develop-
  mental Disabilities

AN ACT to amend chapter 24 of the laws of 2007  constituting  Jonathan's
  law, in relation to the effectiveness thereof

  THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  Section 1. Section 11 of chapter 24 of the laws of 2007,  constituting
Jonathan's  law,  as  amended  by  chapter  262  of the laws of 2010, is
amended to read as follows:
  S 11. This act shall take effect immediately; provided, however,  that
section  33.25 of the mental hygiene law as added by section two of this
act shall be deemed to have been in full force and effect on  and  after
January 1, 2003 with respect to any written requests submitted by quali-
fied persons [on or before December 31, 2012].
  S 2. This act shall take effect immediately.







 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD14691-01-2

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