|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jan 04, 2012||referred to children and families|
|Jan 24, 2011||referred to children and families|
senate Bill S2522
Archive: Last Bill Status - In Committee
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
S2522 - Details
- Current Committee:
- Law Section:
- Social Services Law
- Laws Affected:
- Amd §390-e, Soc Serv L; amd §837, Exec L
- Versions Introduced in 2009-2010 Legislative Session:
S2522 - Summary
Directs the division of criminal justice services to provide criminal background checks to nonprofit mentoring programs free of charge.
S2522 - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER:S2522 TITLE OF BILL: 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 corporations PURPOSE: To direct the Division of Criminal Justice Services to provide criminal background checks to not-for-profit mentoring programs free of charge. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Section 1 of the bill amends Subdivision 4 of section 390-e of the social services law to provide that there shall be no processing fee for criminal background checks requested by not-for-profit mentoring programs. Section 2 amends subdivision 8-a of section 837 of the executive law to provide that the Division of Criminal Justice Services shall not request or accept any fee for conducting criminal background checks for not-for-profit mentoring programs. Section 3 provides the effective date.
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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