senate Bill S4113

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Restricts hiring of child care providers with criminal convictions

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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 08, 2014 referred to social services
returned to senate
died in assembly
May 22, 2013 referred to children and families
delivered to assembly
passed senate
May 21, 2013 ordered to third reading cal.734
committee discharged and committed to rules
Mar 08, 2013 referred to social services

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S4113 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A8079
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Social Services Law
Laws Affected:
Amd ยง390-b, Soc Serv L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S2171
2009-2010: S2009

S4113 - Summary

Restricts hiring of child care providers with criminal convictions.

S4113 - Sponsor Memo

S4113 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  4113

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              March 8, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  GOLDEN -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Social Services

AN ACT to amend the social services law, in relation to criminal history
  review of child care providers

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

  Section  1. Subdivision 3 of section 390-b of the social services law,
as added by chapter 416 of the laws of  2000,  is  amended  to  read  as
follows:
  3.  Notwithstanding  any other provision of law to the contrary, after
reviewing any criminal history record information provided by the  divi-
sion  of criminal justice services, of an individual who is subject to a
criminal history record check pursuant to this section,  the  office  of
children  and  family services and the provider shall take the following
actions:
  (a) (i) Where the criminal history record of an  applicant  to  be  an
operator  of  a  child  day  care center, school age child care program,
group family day care home, family day care home, or any person over the
age of eighteen residing in such a home, reveals a felony conviction [at
any time for a sex offense, crime against a child, or a crime  involving
violence,  or a felony conviction within the past five years for a drug-
related offense] FOR AN OFFENSE DEFINED IN ARTICLE ONE  HUNDRED  TWENTY,
ONE HUNDRED TWENTY-ONE, ONE HUNDRED TWENTY-FIVE, ONE HUNDRED THIRTY, ONE
HUNDRED  THIRTY-FIVE, TWO HUNDRED THIRTY-FIVE OR TWO HUNDRED SIXTY-THREE
OF THE PENAL LAW, OR AN OFFENSE DEFINED IN SECTION 230.30 OR  230.32  OF
SUCH  LAW, OR AN OFFENSE COMMITTED UNDER A FORMER PROVISION OF THE PENAL
LAW WHICH WOULD CONSTITUTE A VIOLATION  OF  THE  AFORESAID  ARTICLES  OR
SECTIONS  OF THE PENAL LAW OR ANY OFFENSE COMMITTED IN ANOTHER JURISDIC-
TION WHICH WOULD CONSTITUTE A VIOLATION OF  THE  AFORESAID  ARTICLES  OR
SECTIONS  OF  THE  PENAL LAW, the office of children and family services
shall deny  the  application  [unless  the  office  determines,  in  its

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD07387-02-3

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