senate Bill S7475A

Signed By Governor
2011-2012 Legislative Session

Extends certain provisions of Jonathan's law

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  • Introduced
  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Dec 17, 2012 signed chap.498
Dec 05, 2012 delivered to governor
Jun 21, 2012 returned to senate
passed assembly
ordered to third reading rules cal.580
substituted for a9777a
Jun 19, 2012 referred to mental health
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Jun 12, 2012 amended on third reading 7475a
Jun 04, 2012 advanced to third reading
May 31, 2012 2nd report cal.
May 30, 2012 1st report cal.963
May 23, 2012 referred to mental health and developmental disabilities

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May 30, 2012 - Mental Health and Developmental Disabilities committee Vote

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Committee Vote: May 30, 2012

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S7475 - Bill Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A9777A
Law Section:
Mental Hygiene
Laws Affected:
Amd §11, Chap 24 of 2007

S7475 - Bill Texts

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Extends certain provisions of Jonathan's law.

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BILL NUMBER:S7475

TITLE OF BILL:
An act
to amend chapter 24 of the laws of 2007 constituting Jonathan's law, in
relation to the effectiveness thereof

PURPOSE:
The purpose of this bill is to ensure the intended implementation of
the provisions of Chapter 321 of the Laws of 2008 governing the
release of certain records to qualified persons.

SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS:
This bill amends section 11 of chapter 24 of the laws of 2007,
constituting Jonathan's Law, allowing requests for release of records
under Jonathan's Law for incidents on or after January 1, 2003, to be
submitted at anytime.

EXISTING LAW:
Chapter 24 of the laws of 2007.

JUSTIFICATION:
This legislation to remove the deadline for parents and/or qualified
persons to obtain records and documents pertaining to investigations
into the abuse and mistreatment of their children and to allow them
to request record at anytime.

FISCAL IMPLICATIONS:
None to the State.

EFFECTIVE DATE:
This act shall take effect immediately.

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

                                  7475

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              May 23, 2012
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sen. McDONALD -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Mental Health and Develop-
  mental Disabilities

AN ACT to amend chapter 24 of the laws of 2007  constituting  Jonathan's
  law, in relation to the effectiveness thereof

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

  Section 1. Section 11 of chapter 24 of the laws of 2007,  constituting
Jonathan's  law,  as  amended  by  chapter  262  of the laws of 2010, is
amended to read as follows:
  S 11. This act shall take effect immediately; provided, however,  that
section  33.25 of the mental hygiene law as added by section two of this
act shall be deemed to have been in full force and effect on  and  after
January 1, 2003 with respect to any written requests submitted by quali-
fied persons [on or before December 31, 2012].
  S 2. This act shall take effect immediately.







 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD14691-01-2

S7475A (ACTIVE) - Bill Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A9777A
Law Section:
Mental Hygiene
Laws Affected:
Amd §11, Chap 24 of 2007

S7475A (ACTIVE) - Bill Texts

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Extends certain provisions of Jonathan's law.

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BILL NUMBER:S7475A

TITLE OF BILL:
An act
to amend chapter 24 of the laws of 2007 constituting Jonathan's law, in
relation to the effectiveness thereof

PURPOSE:
The purpose of this bill is to ensure the intended implementation of
the provisions of Chapter 321 of the Laws of 2008 governing the
release of certain records to qualified persons.

SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS:
This bill amends section 11 of chapter 24 of the laws of 2007,
constituting Jonathan's Law, allowing requests for release of records
under Jonathan's Law for incidents on or after January 1, 2003, to be
submitted at anytime.

This act shall take effect immediately, provided, however, that
section 33.25 of the mental hygiene law as added by section two of
this act shall be deemed to have been in full force and effect on and
after January 1, 2003 with respect to any written requests submitted
by qualified persons on or before December 31, 2015.

EXISTING LAW:
Chapter 24 of the laws of 2007, constituting Jonathan's law, as
amended by chapter 262 of the laws of 2010, is amended.

JUSTIFICATION:
This legislation to remove the deadline for parents and/or qualified
persons to obtain records and documents pertaining to investigations
into the abuse and mistreatment of their children and to allow them
to request record at anytime.

FISCAL IMPLICATIONS:
None to the State.

EFFECTIVE DATE:
This act shall take effect immediately.

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

                                 7475--A
    Cal. No. 963

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              May 23, 2012
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sen. McDONALD -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Mental Health and Develop-
  mental Disabilities -- 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 chapter 24 of the laws of 2007 constituting Jonathan's
  law, in relation to the effectiveness thereof

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

  Section  1. Section 11 of chapter 24 of the laws of 2007, constituting
Jonathan's law, as amended by chapter  262  of  the  laws  of  2010,  is
amended to read as follows:
  S  11. This act shall take effect immediately; provided, however, that
section 33.25 of the mental hygiene law as added by section two of  this
act  shall  be deemed to have been in full force and effect on and after
January 1, 2003 with respect to any written requests submitted by quali-
fied persons on or before December 31, [2012] 2015.
  S 2. This act shall take effect immediately.






 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD14691-02-2

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