senate Bill S1404A

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Requires certain persons and officials, teachers, superintendents and certain professionals to complete training in reporting cases of suspected child abuse

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 28, 2014 print number 1404a
amend and recommit to children and families
Jan 08, 2014 referred to children and families
Jan 09, 2013 referred to children and families

S1404 - Details

Law Section:
Social Services Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §413, Soc Serv L; amd §§3003, 3209-a, 3004, 3007, 6501, 6502 & 6507, add §6502-a, Ed L; amd §§214-a & 840, Exec L; amd §2805-n, Pub Health L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S635
2009-2010: S4644

S1404 - Summary

Requires certain persons and officials required to report suspected child abuse and maltreatment to complete ongoing training; further all teachers, school superintendents and licensed professionals who are required to report cases of child abuse and maltreatment to complete training in the reporting of suspected cases of child abuse and maltreatment at least once every 2 years.

S1404 - Sponsor Memo

S1404 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  1404

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 9, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  MONTGOMERY  -- 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
  persons  and  officials  required  to  report suspected child abuse or
  maltreatment to complete certain ongoing training; to amend the educa-
  tion law, in relation to requiring  school  superintendents,  teachers
  and  certain  other licensed professionals to complete training in the
  reporting of suspected cases of child abuse and maltreatment;  and  to
  amend  the  executive  law  and  the public health law, in relation to
  child abuse prevention

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

  Section 1. Section 413 of the social services law is amended by adding
a new subdivision 1-a to read as follows:
  1-A.  (A)  EVERY PERSON AND OFFICIAL REQUIRED TO REPORT CHILD ABUSE OR
MALTREATMENT, PURSUANT TO SUBDIVISION ONE OF THIS SECTION, SHALL,  PRIOR
TO  ASSUMPTION  OF  THE POSITION WHICH REQUIRES SUCH REPORTING, COMPLETE
TWO HOURS OF COURSEWORK OR TRAINING  REGARDING  THE  IDENTIFICATION  AND
REPORTING  OF  CHILD  ABUSE AND MALTREATMENT; PROVIDED THAT EVERY PERSON
AND OFFICIAL HOLDING SUCH A POSITION ON OR BEFORE THE EFFECTIVE DATE  OF
THIS  PARAGRAPH  SHALL  COMPLETE  SUCH COURSEWORK OR TRAINING WITHIN ONE
YEAR OF THE EFFECTIVE DATE OF THIS SUBDIVISION.
  (B) EVERY DISTRICT ATTORNEY, ASSISTANT DISTRICT ATTORNEY, POLICE OFFI-
CER, PEACE OFFICER, INVESTIGATOR EMPLOYED IN THE OFFICE OF THE  DISTRICT
ATTORNEY,  PEDIATRICIAN, PHYSICIAN WHO IS EMPLOYED IN AN EMERGENCY ROOM,
REGISTERED NURSE AND REGISTERED PHYSICIAN ASSISTANT WHO IS EMPLOYED BY A
PEDIATRICIAN OR IN AN EMERGENCY ROOM, TEACHER, CHILD CARE WORKER, FOSTER
CARE WORKER, MEDICAL  EXAMINER,  CORONER,  PREVENTIVE  SERVICES  WORKER,
CHILD   PROTECTIVE  SERVICES  WORKER,  SOCIAL  WORKER  WHOSE  EMPLOYMENT
INVOLVES REGULAR INTERACTION WITH CHILDREN, SUBSTANCE ABUSE AND ALCOHOL-
ISM COUNSELOR WHOSE EMPLOYMENT INVOLVES REGULAR INTERACTION  WITH  CHIL-
DREN,  AND  MENTAL HEALTH PROFESSIONAL WHOSE EMPLOYMENT INVOLVES REGULAR
INTERACTION WITH CHILDREN REQUIRED TO REPORT CHILD  ABUSE  OR  MALTREAT-

S1404A (ACTIVE) - Details

Law Section:
Social Services Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §413, Soc Serv L; amd §§3003, 3209-a, 3004, 3007, 6501, 6502 & 6507, add §6502-a, Ed L; amd §§214-a & 840, Exec L; amd §2805-n, Pub Health L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S635
2009-2010: S4644

S1404A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Requires certain persons and officials required to report suspected child abuse and maltreatment to complete ongoing training; further all teachers, school superintendents and licensed professionals who are required to report cases of child abuse and maltreatment to complete training in the reporting of suspected cases of child abuse and maltreatment at least once every 2 years.

S1404A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S1404A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 1404--A

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 9, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  MONTGOMERY  -- read twice and ordered printed, and
  when printed to be committed to the Committee on Children and Families
  -- recommitted to the Committee on Children and Families in accordance
  with Senate Rule 6, sec. 8  --  committee  discharged,  bill  amended,
  ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted to said committee

AN  ACT  to  amend  the  social  services  law, in relation to requiring
  persons and officials required to  report  suspected  child  abuse  or
  maltreatment to complete certain ongoing training; to amend the educa-
  tion  law,  in  relation to requiring school superintendents, teachers
  and certain other licensed professionals to complete training  in  the
  reporting  of  suspected cases of child abuse and maltreatment; and to
  amend the executive law and the public  health  law,  in  relation  to
  child abuse prevention

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

  Section 1. Section 413 of the social services law is amended by adding
a new subdivision 1-a to read as follows:
  1-A. (A) EVERY PERSON AND OFFICIAL REQUIRED TO REPORT CHILD  ABUSE  OR
MALTREATMENT,  PURSUANT TO SUBDIVISION ONE OF THIS SECTION, SHALL, PRIOR
TO ASSUMPTION OF THE POSITION WHICH REQUIRES  SUCH  REPORTING,  COMPLETE
TWO  HOURS  OF  COURSEWORK  OR TRAINING REGARDING THE IDENTIFICATION AND
REPORTING OF CHILD ABUSE AND MALTREATMENT; PROVIDED  THAT  EVERY  PERSON
AND  OFFICIAL HOLDING SUCH A POSITION ON OR BEFORE THE EFFECTIVE DATE OF
THIS PARAGRAPH SHALL COMPLETE SUCH COURSEWORK  OR  TRAINING  WITHIN  ONE
YEAR OF THE EFFECTIVE DATE OF THIS SUBDIVISION.
  (B) EVERY DISTRICT ATTORNEY, ASSISTANT DISTRICT ATTORNEY, POLICE OFFI-
CER,  PEACE OFFICER, INVESTIGATOR EMPLOYED IN THE OFFICE OF THE DISTRICT
ATTORNEY, PEDIATRICIAN, PHYSICIAN WHO IS EMPLOYED IN AN EMERGENCY  ROOM,
REGISTERED NURSE AND REGISTERED PHYSICIAN ASSISTANT WHO IS EMPLOYED BY A
PEDIATRICIAN OR IN AN EMERGENCY ROOM, TEACHER, CHILD CARE WORKER, FOSTER

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

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