|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|May 08, 2012||referred to children and families|
delivered to assembly
|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|
senate Bill S6563
Archive: Last Bill Status - Passed Senate
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
S6563 - Details
- See Assembly Version of this Bill:
- 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
BILL NUMBER:S6563 TITLE OF BILL: 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 PURPOSE: Relates to reports of abuse or neglect of children in residential facil- ities or programs. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Section 1. Amends section 424-c of the social services law to provide that the Commissioner of Children and Family Services give telephone notice and immediately forward a copy of statutorily required reports detailing delineated acts of sexual of physical abuse of a child to appropriate law enforcement. Provides a local law enforcement agency may afford the office of children and family services an opportunity to conduct any resulting investigation jointly. Provides that law enforce- ment may request in writing that there be additional reports for speci- fied allegations. Clarifies that nothing prohibits the office of chil- dren and family services from consulting with local law enforcement on any child abuse or maltreatment report.
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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