senate Bill S2522

2011-2012 Legislative Session

Directs the division of criminal justice services to provide criminal background checks to nonprofit mentoring programs free of charge

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S2522 - Details

Law Section:
Social Services Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §390-e, Soc Serv L; amd §837, Exec L
Versions Introduced in 2009-2010 Legislative Session:
S8046

S2522 - Summary

Directs the division of criminal justice services to provide criminal background checks to nonprofit mentoring programs free of charge.

S2522 - Sponsor Memo

S2522 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  2522

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 24, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens. JOHNSON, DeFRANCISCO, GOLDEN, LARKIN -- read twice
  and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee
  on Children and Families

AN ACT to amend the social  services  law  and  the  executive  law,  in
  relation  to  the provision of criminal history background checks free
  of charge to mentoring  programs  operated  by  not-for-profit  corpo-
  rations

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

  Section 1. Subdivision 4 of section 390-e of the social services  law,
as  added  by  chapter  459  of  the laws of 2006, is amended to read as
follows:
  4. Every mentoring program that chooses to apply for a criminal histo-
ry background check with the division of criminal justice services shall
obtain a set of fingerprints from each individual for  whom  a  criminal
background  check  is  to  be completed and such other information as is
required by the office and the division of  criminal  justice  services.
For  each  prospective employee or mentor for whom the mentoring program
completes a criminal  background  check,  the  mentoring  program  shall
provide  the applicant with blank fingerprint cards and a description of
how the completed fingerprint card will be used upon submission  to  the
mentoring  program.  The  mentoring program shall promptly transmit such
fingerprint card and the processing fee to the office; PROVIDED,  HOWEV-
ER,  IF  THE  MENTORING  PROGRAM  IS OPERATED BY A NOT-FOR-PROFIT CORPO-
RATION, NO PROCESSING FEE SHALL BE IMPOSED  FOR  A  CRIMINAL  BACKGROUND
CHECK.  The  office  shall  promptly submit the fingerprint card and the
processing fee, IF imposed pursuant to subdivision  eight-a  of  section
eight  hundred  thirty-seven  of  the  executive law, to the division of
criminal justice services for its full search and retain processing.
  S 2. Subdivision 8-a of section 837 of the executive law,  as  amended
by chapter 561 of the laws of 2006, is amended to read as follows:

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD07257-01-1

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