senate Bill S6563

2011-2012 Legislative Session

Relates to reports of abuse or neglect of children in residential facilities or programs

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May 08, 2012 referred to children and families
delivered to assembly
passed senate
May 02, 2012 advanced to third reading
May 01, 2012 2nd report cal.
Apr 30, 2012 1st report cal.619
Feb 27, 2012 referred to children and families

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Apr 30, 2012 - Children and Families committee Vote

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Children and Families Committee Vote: Apr 30, 2012

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S6563 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A9545
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Social Services Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §424-c, Soc Serv L; amd §45.07, Ment Hyg L

S6563 - Summary

Relates to reports of abuse or neglect of children in residential facilities or programs; requires the commissioner of children and family services to give telephone notice and immediately forward a copy of reports which involve suspected physical injury or sexual abuse of a child or the death of a child to the appropriate local law enforcement.

S6563 - Sponsor Memo

S6563 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  6563

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            February 27, 2012
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens. SALAND, McDONALD, SAVINO -- 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 mental hygiene  law,  in
  relation  to  reports of abuse or neglect in residential facilities or
  programs

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

  Section  1.    Subdivisions  6, 7 and 8 of section 424-c of the social
services law are renumbered subdivisions 7, 8 and 9 and a  new  subdivi-
sion 6 is added to read as follows:
  6.  GIVE  TELEPHONE  NOTICE  AND FORWARD IMMEDIATELY A COPY OF REPORTS
MADE PURSUANT TO SECTION FOUR  HUNDRED  TWELVE-A  OF  THIS  TITLE  WHICH
INVOLVE AN ABUSED CHILD IN RESIDENTIAL CARE AS DEFINED IN PARAGRAPH (B),
(C)  OR  (D) OF SUBDIVISION ONE OF SECTION FOUR HUNDRED TWELVE-A OF THIS
TITLE TO THE APPROPRIATE LOCAL LAW ENFORCEMENT.  A LOCAL LAW ENFORCEMENT
AGENCY MAY AFFORD THE OFFICE OF CHILDREN AND FAMILY SERVICES AN OPPORTU-
NITY TO CONDUCT ANY RESULTING INVESTIGATION  JOINTLY.    THE  LOCAL  LAW
ENFORCEMENT  AGENCY MAY REQUEST IN WRITING ADDITIONAL REPORTS, AND SHALL
SPECIFY THE KINDS OF ALLEGATIONS FOR WHICH NOTICE AND COPIES OF  REPORTS
SHALL  BE  REQUIRED  PURSUANT  TO  THIS SUBDIVISION. NOTHING WITHIN THIS
SUBDIVISION SHALL PROHIBIT THE OFFICE OF CHILDREN  AND  FAMILY  SERVICES
FROM  CONSULTING  WITH  LOCAL  LAW  ENFORCEMENT  ON  ANY  CHILD ABUSE OR
MALTREATMENT REPORT;
  S 2. Subparagraphs f, g and h of paragraph 2  of  subdivision  (c)  of
section  45.07 of the mental hygiene law are relettered subparagraphs g,
h and i and a new subparagraph f is added to read as follows:
  F. GIVE TELEPHONE NOTICE AND FORWARD IMMEDIATELY  A  COPY  OF  REPORTS
MADE  PURSUANT  TO  SECTION FOUR HUNDRED TWELVE-A OF THE SOCIAL SERVICES
LAW WHICH INVOLVE AN ABUSED CHILD IN  RESIDENTIAL  CARE  AS  DEFINED  IN
PARAGRAPH  (B),  (C)  OR  (D) OF SUBDIVISION ONE OF SECTION FOUR HUNDRED
TWELVE-A OF THE  SOCIAL  SERVICES  LAW  TO  THE  APPROPRIATE  LOCAL  LAW
ENFORCEMENT.    A  LOCAL LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCY MAY AFFORD THE OFFICE OF
CHILDREN AND FAMILY SERVICES AN OPPORTUNITY  TO  CONDUCT  ANY  RESULTING

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

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