Assembly Actions -
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jun 12, 2012
referred to children and families
delivered to assembly
ordered to third reading cal.1169
reported and committed to rules
|May 21, 2012
reported and committed to finance
|Jan 04, 2012
referred to children and families
Senate Bill S6115
2011-2012 Legislative Session
Archive: Last Bill Status - In Assembly Committee
- In Committee Assembly
- On Floor Calendar Assembly
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed By Governor
2011-S6115 (ACTIVE) - Details
2011-S6115 (ACTIVE) - Summary
Provides that when the state central register of child abuse and maltreatment receives a report by means of a telephone call from a physician, registered nurse or registered physician's assistant or from a social worker or psychologist, or by a law enforcement official, such telephone calls shall not be screened by the hotline but shall be immediately transmitted to the appropriate child protective service for investigation; provides for the child protective service of each county to establish procedures for communication and cooperation with local hospitals and law enforcement to better protect the interests of at risk children and to better provide essential services to their families.
2011-S6115 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER:S6115 TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the social services law, in relation to requiring investigation of all reports of child abuse made by a hospital or medical or law enforcement personnel PURPOSE: To provide that when the State Central Register of Child Abuse and Maltreatment receives telephone calls from medical, law enforcement or from social workers or psychologists employed by or affiliated with hospitals such telephone calls shall not be screened by the Hotline but shall immediately be referred for investigation by the Child Protective Service. The bill further provides for the child protective service of each county to establish procedures for communication and cooperation with local hospitals and law enforcement to better protect the interests of at risk children and to better provide essential services to their families. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Section 1. Amends paragraph (b) of subdivision 2 of section 422 of the Social Services Law which states that when a person who is required
2011-S6115 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 6115 I N S E N A T E (PREFILED) January 4, 2012 ___________ Introduced by Sen. BONACIC -- 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 requiring inves- tigation of all reports of child abuse made by a hospital or medical or law enforcement personnel THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Paragraph (b) of subdivision 2 of section 422 of the social services law, as added by chapter 717 of the laws of 1986, is amended to read as follows: (b) (I) Any telephone call made by a person required to report cases of suspected child abuse or maltreatment pursuant to section four hundred thirteen of this [chapter] TITLE containing allegations, which if true would constitute child abuse or maltreatment shall constitute a report and shall be immediately transmitted orally or electronically by the department to the appropriate local child protective service for investigation. (II) WHEN A TELEPHONE CALL ATTEMPTING TO MAKE A REPORT OF CHILD ABUSE AND MALTREATMENT IS MADE BY A PERSON REQUIRED TO MAKE SUCH REPORTS PURSUANT TO SECTION FOUR HUNDRED THIRTEEN OF THIS TITLE AND SUCH TELE- PHONE CALL IS RECEIVED FROM A PHYSICIAN, REGISTERED NURSE, HOSPITAL PERSONNEL ENGAGED IN THE EXAMINATION, CARE OR TREATMENT OF PERSONS, REGISTERED PHYSICIAN'S ASSISTANT OR FROM A SOCIAL WORKER OR PSYCHOL- OGIST; OR BY A LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICIAL, SUCH TELEPHONE CALL SHALL, IF NOT OTHERWISE REFERRED PURSUANT TO PARAGRAPH (C) OF THIS SUBDIVISION, CONSTITUTE A REPORT AND SHALL BE IMMEDIATELY TRANSMITTED TO THE APPRO- PRIATE CHILD PROTECTIVE SERVICE FOR INVESTIGATION IN THE MANNER PROVIDED FOR IN SUBPARAGRAPH (I) OF THIS PARAGRAPH. S 2. Section 424 of the social services law is amended by adding a new subdivision 9-a to read as follows: 9-A. ESTABLISH IN COOPERATION AND CONSULTATION WITH HOSPITALS, MEDICAL CLINICS AND LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICIALS WITHIN THE SOCIAL SERVICES DISTRICT, PROCEDURES AND PROTOCOLS FOR THE COOPERATION AND COORDINATION EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
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