S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K
S. 7127 A. 9437
S E N A T E - A S S E M B L Y
April 30, 2014
IN SENATE -- Introduced by Sen. KENNEDY -- read twice and ordered print-
ed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Children and
IN ASSEMBLY -- Introduced by M. of A. PEOPLES-STOKES -- read once and
referred to the Committee on Children and Families
AN ACT to amend the social services law, in relation to disclosure of
information pertaining to a child abuse and neglect investigation
THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
Section 1. Section 422-a of the social services law is amended by
adding a new subdivision 8 to read as follows:
8. NOTWITHSTANDING ANY INCONSISTENT PROVISION OF LAW TO THE CONTRARY,
ANY DISCLOSURE OF INFORMATION MADE BY A CITY OR COUNTY SOCIAL SERVICES
COMMISSIONER PURSUANT TO A GOOD FAITH BASIS UNDER THIS SECTION SHALL NOT
BE SUBJECT TO PROSECUTION PURSUANT TO SUBDIVISION TWELVE OF SECTION FOUR
HUNDRED TWENTY-TWO OF THIS TITLE.
S 2. This act shall take effect immediately.
EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
[ ] is old law to be omitted.