senate Bill S3306A

2011-2012 Legislative Session

Requires investigating officials to investigate the homes of adults about whom reports have been filed

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 04, 2012 referred to children and families
returned to senate
died in assembly
May 24, 2011 referred to children and families
delivered to assembly
passed senate
May 17, 2011 amended on third reading (t) 3306b
May 04, 2011 advanced to third reading
May 03, 2011 2nd report cal.
May 02, 2011 1st report cal.405
Apr 27, 2011 print number 3306a
amend (t) and recommit to children and families
Feb 16, 2011 referred to children and families

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S3306 - Details

Current Committee:
Law Section:
Social Services Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§421, 424, 473, 473-c & 422, Soc Serv L; amd §195.05, Pen L

S3306 - Summary

Enacts "Laura Cummings Law"; requires investigating officials of the department of social services or the office of children and family services to investigate the homes of adults about whom reports have been filed and requires such officials to apply for a court order allowing access to the home if two or more such reports have been filed regarding such adult and access thereto has been denied; makes failing to allow access to the subject of a report a misdemeanor; allows information sharing between protective services agencies.

S3306 - Sponsor Memo

S3306 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  3306

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            February 16, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced by Sens. MAZIARZ, RANZENHOFER, ADDABBO, DeFRANCISCO, FUSCHIL-
  LO, GALLIVAN, GRISANTI, KENNEDY, LARKIN, MARTINS, McDONALD, OPPENHEIM-
  ER,  ZELDIN  -- 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, in relation to requiring inves-
  tigating officials of the department of social services or the  office
  of  children  and family services to investigate the homes of children
  and adults about whom reports have been filed and requiring such offi-
  cials to apply for a court order allowing access to the home if two or
  more such reports have been filed regarding such child  or  adult  and
  access  thereto  has  been  denied;  and  to  amend  the penal law, in
  relation to criminalizing the act of denying access to  an  individual
  who is the subject of a report to child or adult protective services

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

  Section 1. Short title. This act shall be known and may  be  cited  as
"Laura Cummings Law".
  S  2.  The section heading and opening paragraph of section 421 of the
social services law, as amended by chapter 718 of the laws of 1986,  are
amended to read as follows:
  Responsibility  of  the  [department]  OFFICE  OF  CHILDREN AND FAMILY
SERVICES.   The [department] OFFICE  OF  CHILDREN  AND  FAMILY  SERVICES
shall:
  S  3.  Subdivision  3  of  section  421 of the social services law, as
amended by chapter 718 of the laws of 1986, paragraph (a) as amended  by
chapter  110 of the laws of 1989 and the closing paragraph as amended by
chapter 320 of the laws of 1990, is amended to read as follows:
  3. promulgate regulations setting forth requirements for the  perform-
ance  by  local  social  services  departments  of the duties and powers
imposed and conferred upon them by the provisions of this title  and  of
article  ten  of  the family court act. Such regulations shall establish

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD08593-04-1

Co-Sponsors

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S3306A - Details

Current Committee:
Law Section:
Social Services Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§421, 424, 473, 473-c & 422, Soc Serv L; amd §195.05, Pen L

S3306A - Summary

Enacts "Laura Cummings Law"; requires investigating officials of the department of social services or the office of children and family services to investigate the homes of adults about whom reports have been filed and requires such officials to apply for a court order allowing access to the home if two or more such reports have been filed regarding such adult and access thereto has been denied; makes failing to allow access to the subject of a report a misdemeanor; allows information sharing between protective services agencies.

S3306A - Sponsor Memo

S3306A - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 3306--A

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            February 16, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced by Sens. MAZIARZ, RANZENHOFER, ADDABBO, DeFRANCISCO, FUSCHIL-
  LO,  GALLIVAN,  GOLDEN,  GRISANTI,  KENNEDY,  KRUEGER, LARKIN, LIBOUS,
  MARTINS, McDONALD, OPPENHEIMER, PERKINS,  ZELDIN  --  read  twice  and
  ordered  printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on
  Children and Families -- committee discharged, bill  amended,  ordered
  reprinted as amended and recommitted to said committee

AN ACT to amend the social services law, in relation to requiring inves-
  tigating  officials of the department of social services or the office
  of children and family services to investigate the homes  of  children
  and adults about whom reports have been filed and requiring such offi-
  cials to obtain a supervisor's approval or otherwise requiring such to
  apply  for  a  court  order allowing access to the home if two or more
  such reports have been filed regarding such child or adult and  access
  thereto  has  been  denied; and to amend the penal law, in relation to
  criminalizing the act of denying access to an individual  who  is  the
  subject of a report to child or adult protective services

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

  Section 1. Short title. This act shall be known and may  be  cited  as
"Laura Cummings Law".
  S  2.  The section heading and opening paragraph of section 421 of the
social services law, as amended by chapter 718 of the laws of 1986,  are
amended to read as follows:
  Responsibility  of  the  [department]  OFFICE  OF  CHILDREN AND FAMILY
SERVICES.   The [department] OFFICE  OF  CHILDREN  AND  FAMILY  SERVICES
shall:
  S  3.  Subdivision  3  of  section  421 of the social services law, as
amended by chapter 718 of the laws of 1986, paragraph (a) as amended  by
chapter  110 of the laws of 1989 and the closing paragraph as amended by
chapter 320 of the laws of 1990, is amended to read as follows:

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD08593-05-1

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S3306B (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Law Section:
Social Services Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§421, 424, 473, 473-c & 422, Soc Serv L; amd §195.05, Pen L

S3306B (ACTIVE) - Summary

Enacts "Laura Cummings Law"; requires investigating officials of the department of social services or the office of children and family services to investigate the homes of adults about whom reports have been filed and requires such officials to apply for a court order allowing access to the home if two or more such reports have been filed regarding such adult and access thereto has been denied; makes failing to allow access to the subject of a report a misdemeanor; allows information sharing between protective services agencies.

S3306B (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S3306B (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 3306--B
    Cal. No. 405

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            February 16, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced by Sens. MAZIARZ, RANZENHOFER, ADDABBO, DeFRANCISCO, FUSCHIL-
  LO,  GALLIVAN,  GOLDEN,  GRISANTI,  KENNEDY,  KRUEGER, LARKIN, LIBOUS,
  MARTINS, McDONALD, OPPENHEIMER, PERKINS,  ZELDIN  --  read  twice  and
  ordered  printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on
  Children and Families -- committee discharged, bill  amended,  ordered
  reprinted  as  amended  and  recommitted to said committee -- reported
  favorably from said committee, ordered to  first  and  second  report,
  ordered  to  a third reading, amended and ordered reprinted, retaining
  its place in the order of third reading

AN ACT to amend the social services law, in relation  to  investigations
  of  the homes of adults about whom reports have been filed and requir-
  ing officials to obtain a supervisor's approval or otherwise requiring
  application for a court order allowing access  to  the  home;  and  to
  amend  the  penal law, in relation to criminalizing the act of denying
  access to an individual who is the subject of a  report  to  child  or
  adult protective services

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

  Section 1. Short title. This act shall be known and may  be  cited  as
"Laura Cummings Law".
  S  2.  The section heading and opening paragraph of section 421 of the
social services law, as amended by chapter 718 of the laws of 1986,  are
amended to read as follows:
  Responsibility  of  the  [department]  OFFICE  OF  CHILDREN AND FAMILY
SERVICES.   The [department] OFFICE  OF  CHILDREN  AND  FAMILY  SERVICES
shall:
  S  3.    Paragraph  (a)  of subdivision 1 of section 473 of the social
services law, as amended by chapter 395 of the laws of 1995, is  amended
to read as follows:
  (a) receiving and investigating reports of seriously impaired individ-
uals who may be in need of protection; SUCH INVESTIGATIONS SHALL INCLUDE

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

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