senate Bill S362

2011-2012 Legislative Session

Relates to filing and investigation of reports alleging educational neglect

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Jan 04, 2012 referred to social services
Jan 05, 2011 referred to social services

S362 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A3242
Law Section:
Social Services Law
Laws Affected:
Amd ยงยง34-a & 422, Soc Serv L
Versions Introduced in 2009-2010 Legislative Session:
S5974

S362 - Summary

Relates to filing and investigation of reports alleging educational neglect; requires a hearing prior to filing a report with the local social services department and requires that the report be expunged where the report is determined to be unfounded.

S362 - Sponsor Memo

S362 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                   362

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 5, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  MONTGOMERY  -- read twice and ordered printed, and
  when printed to be committed to the Committee on Social Services

AN ACT to amend the social services  law,  in  relation  to  reports  of
  educational neglect by school districts

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

  Section 1. Subdivision 8 of section 34-a of the social  services  law,
as  added  by  chapter  543  of  the laws of 2006, is amended to read as
follows:
  8. The commissioner of the office  of  children  and  family  services
shall,  in conjunction with the commissioner of education, develop model
practices and procedures for local social services districts and  school
districts  regarding  the  reporting  and  investigation  of educational
neglect. SUCH POLICIES SHALL REQUIRE THAT A HEARING BY THE COMMITTEE  ON
SPECIAL  EDUCATION,  OR  SUCH  OTHER  APPROPRIATE HEARING BODY, SHALL BE
CONDUCTED AND CONCLUDED PRIOR TO THE FILING OF ANY REPORT WITH THE LOCAL
SOCIAL SERVICES DISTRICT ALLEGING EDUCATIONAL NEGLECT. Such model  prac-
tices and procedures shall be available to social services districts and
school districts and shall be posted on the office of children and fami-
ly  services  website  and  the state department of education website by
September first, two thousand seven.    Each  social  services  district
shall,  in  conjunction with local school districts within its district,
submit written policies and procedures regarding the reporting of educa-
tional neglect by each  school  district  within  such  social  services
district  and  the  investigation  of educational neglect allegations by
child protective services. Such policies and procedures shall be submit-
ted to the office of children and family services for review by  January
first,  two  thousand  eight  and the office shall approve or disapprove
such local policies and procedures, based upon the model  practices  and

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD02373-01-1

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