senate Bill S4873A

2011-2012 Legislative Session

Relates to the protection of pupils in educational settings from abuse and maltreatment, and requiring the fingerprinting of school bus drivers

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 21, 2012 committed to rules
Jun 06, 2012 amended on third reading 4873b
Feb 14, 2012 advanced to third reading
Feb 13, 2012 2nd report cal.
Feb 07, 2012 1st report cal.190
Jan 04, 2012 referred to education
returned to senate
died in assembly
Jun 14, 2011 referred to education
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Jun 01, 2011 amended on third reading 4873a
May 23, 2011 advanced to third reading
May 18, 2011 2nd report cal.
May 17, 2011 1st report cal.731
Apr 27, 2011 referred to education

Votes

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Feb 7, 2012 - Education committee Vote

S4873A
18
0
committee
18
Aye
0
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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May 17, 2011 - Education committee Vote

S4873
16
0
committee
16
Aye
0
Nay
1
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
1
Excused
0
Abstained
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S4873 - Details

Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Amd Ed L, generally; amd §§509-cc, 509-d & 1229-d, V & T L
Versions Introduced in 2009-2010 Legislative Session:
S1634A

S4873 - Summary

Relates to the protection of pupils in educational settings from abuse and maltreatment; requires the fingerprinting of prospective school bus drivers.

S4873 - Sponsor Memo

S4873 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  4873

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             April 27, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  SALAND -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Education

AN ACT to amend the education  law,  in  relation  to  the  child  abuse
  reporting requirements in educational settings; to amend chapter 91 of
  the  laws  of 2002, amending the education law and other laws relating
  to the reorganization of the New York city school construction author-
  ity, board of education and community boards, in relation to making  a
  technical  correction  thereto;  and  to amend the vehicle and traffic
  law, in relation to qualifications for school bus drivers

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

  Section  1.    Paragraph  (a)  of subdivision 30 of section 305 of the
education law, as amended by chapter 630 of the laws of 2006, is amended
to read as follows:
  (a) The commissioner, in cooperation with  the  division  of  criminal
justice  services  and  in  accordance with all applicable provisions of
law, shall promulgate rules and regulations to require the  fingerprint-
ing of prospective employees, as defined in section eleven hundred twen-
ty-five of this chapter, of school districts, charter schools and boards
of  cooperative  educational services and authorizing the fingerprinting
of prospective employees of nonpublic and private elementary and second-
ary schools, and for the use of information derived from searches of the
records of the division of criminal justice  services  and  the  federal
bureau  of  investigation  based  on  the  use of such fingerprints. The
commissioner shall also develop a form  for  use  by  school  districts,
charter schools, boards of cooperative educational services, and nonpub-
lic  and private elementary and secondary schools in connection with the
submission of fingerprints that contains the specific job  title  sought
and  any  other information that may be relevant to consideration of the
applicant. The commissioner shall also establish a form for the recorda-
tion of allegations  of  child  abuse  in  an  educational  setting,  as

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD05595-01-1

Co-Sponsors

S4873A - Details

Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Amd Ed L, generally; amd §§509-cc, 509-d & 1229-d, V & T L
Versions Introduced in 2009-2010 Legislative Session:
S1634A

S4873A - Summary

Relates to the protection of pupils in educational settings from abuse and maltreatment; requires the fingerprinting of prospective school bus drivers.

S4873A - Sponsor Memo

S4873A - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 4873--A
    Cal. No. 731

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             April 27, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  SALAND -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the  Committee  on  Education  --  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  education  law,  in relation to the child abuse
  reporting requirements in educational settings; to amend chapter 91 of
  the laws of 2002, amending the education law and other  laws  relating
  to the reorganization of the New York city school construction author-
  ity,  board of education and community boards, in relation to making a
  technical correction thereto; and to amend  the  vehicle  and  traffic
  law, in relation to qualifications for school bus drivers

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

  Section 1.  Paragraph (a) of subdivision 30  of  section  305  of  the
education law, as amended by chapter 630 of the laws of 2006, is amended
to read as follows:
  (a)  The  commissioner,  in  cooperation with the division of criminal
justice services and in accordance with  all  applicable  provisions  of
law,  shall promulgate rules and regulations to require the fingerprint-
ing of prospective employees, as defined in section eleven hundred twen-
ty-five of this chapter, of school districts, charter schools and boards
of cooperative educational services and authorizing  the  fingerprinting
of prospective employees of nonpublic and private elementary and second-
ary schools, and for the use of information derived from searches of the
records  of  the  division  of criminal justice services and the federal
bureau of investigation based on  the  use  of  such  fingerprints.  The
commissioner  shall  also  develop  a  form for use by school districts,
charter schools, boards of cooperative educational services, and nonpub-
lic and private elementary and secondary schools in connection with  the
submission  of  fingerprints that contains the specific job title sought

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

Co-Sponsors

S4873B (ACTIVE) - Details

Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Amd Ed L, generally; amd §§509-cc, 509-d & 1229-d, V & T L
Versions Introduced in 2009-2010 Legislative Session:
S1634A

S4873B (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to the protection of pupils in educational settings from abuse and maltreatment; requires the fingerprinting of prospective school bus drivers.

S4873B (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S4873B (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 4873--B
    Cal. No. 190

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             April 27, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens.  SALAND, AVELLA -- read twice and ordered printed,
  and when printed to be committed to  the  Committee  on  Education  --
  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 -- recommitted to
  the Committee on Education in accordance with Senate Rule 6, sec. 8 --
  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 education  law,  in  relation  to  the  child  abuse
  reporting requirements in educational settings; to amend chapter 91 of
  the  laws  of 2002, amending the education law and other laws relating
  to the reorganization of the New York city school construction author-
  ity, board of education and community boards, in relation to making  a
  technical  correction  thereto;  and  to amend the vehicle and traffic
  law, in relation to qualifications for school bus drivers

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

  Section  1.    Paragraph  (a)  of subdivision 30 of section 305 of the
education law, as amended by chapter 630 of the laws of 2006, is amended
to read as follows:
  (a) The commissioner, in cooperation with  the  division  of  criminal
justice  services  and  in  accordance with all applicable provisions of
law, shall promulgate rules and regulations to require the  fingerprint-
ing of prospective employees, as defined in section eleven hundred twen-
ty-five of this chapter, of school districts, charter schools and boards
of  cooperative  educational services and authorizing the fingerprinting
of prospective employees of nonpublic and private elementary and second-
ary schools, and for the use of information derived from searches of the
records of the division of criminal justice  services  and  the  federal
bureau  of  investigation  based  on  the  use of such fingerprints. The
commissioner shall also develop a form  for  use  by  school  districts,
charter schools, boards of cooperative educational services, and nonpub-
lic  and private elementary and secondary schools in connection with the

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