senate Bill S2016

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Requires investigation of all reports of child abuse made to the statewide central register of child abuse by hospitals, or medical or law enforcement personnel

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 10, 2014 referred to children and families
delivered to assembly
passed senate
May 12, 2014 advanced to third reading
May 07, 2014 2nd report cal.
May 06, 2014 1st report cal.530
Feb 26, 2014 reported and committed to finance
Jan 08, 2014 referred to children and families
returned to senate
died in assembly
Jun 12, 2013 referred to children and families
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Jun 11, 2013 ordered to third reading cal.1230
committee discharged and committed to rules
Apr 22, 2013 reported and committed to finance
Jan 09, 2013 referred to children and families

Votes

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Feb 26, 2014 - Children and Families committee Vote

S2016
4
0
committee
4
Aye
0
Nay
2
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Children and Families Committee Vote: Feb 26, 2014

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Jun 11, 2013 - Rules committee Vote

S2016
25
0
committee
25
Aye
0
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Apr 22, 2013 - Children and Families committee Vote

S2016
6
0
committee
6
Aye
0
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Children and Families Committee Vote: Apr 22, 2013

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S2016 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A6521
Law Section:
Social Services Law
Laws Affected:
Amd ยงยง422 & 424, Soc Serv L
Versions Introduced in 2011-2012 Legislative Session:
S6115

S2016 - 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.

S2016 - Sponsor Memo

S2016 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  2016

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 9, 2013
                               ___________

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:

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

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