senate Bill S1977

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Provides that certain camps may make inquiries of and be provided with information from the statewide central register of child abuse and maltreatment

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May 05, 2014 referred to children and families
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Feb 10, 2014 advanced to third reading
Feb 04, 2014 2nd report cal.
Feb 03, 2014 1st report cal.87
Jan 08, 2014 referred to children and families
returned to senate
died in assembly
May 21, 2013 referred to children and families
delivered to assembly
passed senate
May 08, 2013 advanced to third reading
May 07, 2013 2nd report cal.
May 06, 2013 1st report cal.533
Jan 09, 2013 referred to children and families

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Feb 3, 2014 - Children and Families committee Vote

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Nay
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Aye with Reservations
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Absent
0
Excused
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Abstained
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Children and Families Committee Vote: Feb 3, 2014

May 6, 2013 - Children and Families committee Vote

S1977
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Aye
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Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
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Absent
1
Excused
0
Abstained
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Children and Families Committee Vote: May 6, 2013

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S1977 - Bill Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A675
Current Committee:
Assembly Children And Families
Law Section:
Social Services Law
Laws Affected:
Amd ยง424-a, Soc Serv L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S734, A9151
2009-2010: S1464, S6198A

S1977 - Bill Texts

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Provides that certain camps may make inquiries of and be provided with information from the statewide central register of child abuse and maltreatment to determine if any person who may have contact with children is on file on such register.

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BILL NUMBER:S1977 REVISED MEMO 05/02/201

TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the social services law, in relation
to the access of certain information contained in the central register
of child abuse and maltreatment

PURPOSE:

Is to allow a camp who is considering a person for employment shall
upon receipt have access to reports from the child abuse and
maltreatment reports on file with statewide central register of child
abuse and maltreatment.

SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS:

Adds a new subparagraph (iv) is to read as follows:

(iv) A camp subject to the provisions of article thirteen-A or
thirteen-B of the public health law may inquire of the office of
children and family services, and the office shall, upon receipt of
such inquiry and subject to the provisions of paragraph (e) of this
subdivision, inform such agency and the subject of the inquiry whether
any person who is actively being considered for employment and who
will have the potential for regular and substantial contact with
children who are cared for by the agency, is the subject of an
indicated child abuse and maltreatment report on file with the
statewide central register of child abuse and maltreatment.

JUSTIFICATION:

Due to the closeness in which camp employees work with children of all
ages, it is imperative that the camp have access to all reports on
potential employees. Giving the camp the ability to get a report from
the statewide central register of child abuse and maltreatment is one
step they can take in protecting kids.

LEGISLATIVE HISTORY:

2012 Passed Senate
2013 Referred to Committee on Children and Families

FISCAL IMPLICATIONS:

None

EFFECTIVE DATE:

Immediately.

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

                                  1977

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 9, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  ROBACH -- 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  the  access  of
  certain  information  contained in the central register of child abuse
  and maltreatment

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

  Section  1.  Subparagraph  (iv)  of  paragraph (b) of subdivision 1 of
section 424-a of the social services law is renumbered subparagraph  (v)
and a new subparagraph (iv) is added to read as follows:
  (IV)  A  CAMP SUBJECT TO THE PROVISIONS OF ARTICLE THIRTEEN-A OR THIR-
TEEN-B OF THE PUBLIC HEALTH LAW MAY INQUIRE OF THE  OFFICE  OF  CHILDREN
AND  FAMILY SERVICES, AND THE OFFICE SHALL, UPON RECEIPT OF SUCH INQUIRY
AND SUBJECT TO THE PROVISIONS OF  PARAGRAPH  (E)  OF  THIS  SUBDIVISION,
INFORM SUCH AGENCY AND THE SUBJECT OF THE INQUIRY WHETHER ANY PERSON WHO
IS ACTIVELY BEING CONSIDERED FOR EMPLOYMENT AND WHO WILL HAVE THE POTEN-
TIAL FOR REGULAR AND SUBSTANTIAL CONTACT WITH CHILDREN WHO ARE CARED FOR
BY  THE AGENCY, IS THE SUBJECT OF AN INDICATED CHILD ABUSE AND MALTREAT-
MENT REPORT ON FILE WITH THE STATEWIDE CENTRAL REGISTER OF  CHILD  ABUSE
AND MALTREATMENT.
  S 2. This act shall take effect immediately.




 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD01037-01-3

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