senate Bill S6048

2011-2012 Legislative Session

Enacts provisions relating to the reporting of child abuse

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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 21, 2012 committed to rules
May 23, 2012 advanced to third reading
May 22, 2012 2nd report cal.
May 21, 2012 1st report cal.850
Jan 04, 2012 referred to children and families

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May 21, 2012 - Children and Families committee Vote

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Children and Families Committee Vote: May 21, 2012

S6048 - Details

Current Committee:
Law Section:
Social Services Law
Laws Affected:
Add Art 6 Title 6-B ยงยง429-a - 429-c, Soc Serv L

S6048 - Summary

Enacts provisions relating to the reporting of child abuse; requires immediate reporting of certain actions by certain persons and officials; failure to report is a class A misdemeanor.

S6048 - Sponsor Memo

S6048 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  6048

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 4, 2012
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  SALAND -- 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 the reporting of
  child abuse

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

  Section  1.  Article 6 of the social services law is amended by adding
a new title 6-B to read as follows:
                                TITLE 6-B
                        REPORTS OF CHILD ABUSE TO
                             LAW ENFORCEMENT
SECTION 429-A. PERSONS  AND  OFFICIALS  REQUIRED  TO  REPORT  CASES   OF
                 SUSPECTED  CHILD  ABUSE  TO APPROPRIATE LAW ENFORCEMENT
                 AGENCY.
        429-B. PENALTIES FOR FAILURE TO REPORT.
        429-C. IMMUNITY FROM LIABILITY.
  S 429-A. PERSONS AND OFFICIALS REQUIRED TO REPORT CASES  OF  SUSPECTED
CHILD  ABUSE TO APPROPRIATE LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCY. 1. (A) THOSE PERSONS
AND OFFICIALS SET FORTH IN SUBDIVISION ONE OF SECTION FOUR HUNDRED THIR-
TEEN OF THIS ARTICLE SHALL BE REQUIRED TO REPORT OR CAUSE A REPORT TO BE
MADE TO AN APPROPRIATE LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCY WHEN THEY HAVE  REASONABLE
CAUSE  TO SUSPECT IN THEIR PROFESSIONAL OR OFFICIAL CAPACITY THAT: (I) A
PERSON BEING NINETEEN YEARS OLD OR MORE HAS ENGAGED IN CONDUCT SET FORTH
IN PARAGRAPH (B) OF THIS SUBDIVISION WITH A PERSON  LESS  THAN  FOURTEEN
YEARS  OLD;  OR  (II)  A  PERSON  BEING TWENTY-ONE YEARS OLD OR MORE HAS
ENGAGED IN CONDUCT SET FORTH IN PARAGRAPH (B) OF THIS SUBDIVISION WITH A
PERSON LESS THAN SEVENTEEN YEARS OLD AND  THE  PERSON  BEING  TWENTY-ONE
YEARS  OLD  OR  MORE  HAS AUTHORITY, PERCEIVED AUTHORITY, SUPERVISORY OR
DISCIPLINARY POWER OVER THE PERSON LESS  THAN  SEVENTEEN  YEARS  OLD  BY
VIRTUE  OF  HIS  OR  HER LEGAL, PROFESSIONAL, OCCUPATIONAL OR VOCATIONAL
STATUS; OR (III) A PERSON HAS ENGAGED IN CONDUCT SET FORTH IN  PARAGRAPH
(B)  OF THIS SUBDIVISION WITH A PERSON UNDER TWENTY-ONE YEARS OF AGE WHO
HAS A HANDICAPPING CONDITION, AS DEFINED IN SECTION  FORTY-FOUR  HUNDRED

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets

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