senate Bill S4492A

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Relates to the fingerprinting of applicants for employment at school districts

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 20, 2014 recommitted to rules
Jun 11, 2014 ordered to third reading cal.1326
committee discharged and committed to rules
Jan 08, 2014 referred to education
returned to senate
died in assembly
Jun 20, 2013 referred to education
delivered to assembly
passed senate
May 06, 2013 advanced to third reading
May 01, 2013 2nd report cal.
Apr 30, 2013 1st report cal.457
Apr 25, 2013 print number 4492a
amend and recommit to education
Apr 03, 2013 referred to education

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S4492 - Details

Current Committee:
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Amd Ed L, generally

S4492 - Summary

Relates to the fingerprinting of applicants for employment at school districts.

S4492 - Sponsor Memo

S4492 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  4492

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              April 3, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced by Sens. FLANAGAN, FUSCHILLO -- read twice and ordered print-
  ed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Education

AN  ACT to amend the education law, in relation to the fingerprinting of
  applicants as school district employees

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

  Section  1.  Paragraph  (a)  of  subdivision  30 of section 305 of the
education law, as amended by chapter 630 of the laws of 2006, is amended
to read as follows:
  (a) The commissioner, in cooperation with  the  division  of  criminal
justice  services  and  in  accordance with all applicable provisions of
law, shall promulgate rules and regulations to require the  fingerprint-
ing of prospective employees, as defined in section eleven hundred twen-
ty-five of this chapter, of school districts, charter schools and boards
of  cooperative  educational services and authorizing the fingerprinting
of prospective employees of nonpublic and private elementary and second-
ary schools, and for the use of information derived from searches of the
records of the division of criminal justice  services  and  the  federal
bureau  of  investigation  based  on  the  use of such fingerprints. The
commissioner shall also develop a form  for  use  by  school  districts,
charter schools, boards of cooperative educational services, and nonpub-
lic  and private elementary and secondary schools in connection with the
submission of fingerprints that contains the specific job  title  sought
and  any  other information that may be relevant to consideration of the
applicant.  PROSPECTIVE EMPLOYEES SHALL BE FINGERPRINTED USING ELECTRON-
IC SCANNING TECHNOLOGY BY AUTHORIZED  PERSONNEL  AT  DESIGNATED  FINGER-
PRINTING  ENTITIES  APPROVED  BY THE DEPARTMENT. PRIOR TO INITIATING THE
FINGERPRINTING PROCESS AND IN THE PRESENCE OF  AUTHORIZED  PERSONNEL,  A
PROSPECTIVE  EMPLOYEE  SHALL  SIGN  A  SWORN  STATEMENT  PREPARED BY THE
DEPARTMENT VERIFYING THE PROSPECTIVE EMPLOYEE'S IDENTITY AND PRESENT TWO
FORMS OF IDENTIFICATION, ONE OF WHICH SHALL BE  AN  OFFICIAL  GOVERNMENT

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD10119-01-3

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S4492A (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Amd Ed L, generally

S4492A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to the fingerprinting of applicants for employment at school districts.

S4492A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S4492A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 4492--A

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              April 3, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens.  FLANAGAN,  FUSCHILLO, BOYLE, DeFRANCISCO, FELDER,
  LARKIN, LAVALLE, MARTINS, MAZIARZ, YOUNG, ZELDIN  --  read  twice  and
  ordered  printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on
  Education -- committee discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted  as
  amended and recommitted to said committee

AN  ACT to amend the education law, in relation to the fingerprinting of
  applicants as school district employees

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

  Section  1.  Paragraph  (a)  of  subdivision  30 of section 305 of the
education law, as amended by chapter 630 of the laws of 2006, is amended
to read as follows:
  (a) The commissioner, in cooperation with  the  division  of  criminal
justice  services  and  in  accordance with all applicable provisions of
law, shall promulgate rules and regulations to require the  fingerprint-
ing of prospective employees, as defined in section eleven hundred twen-
ty-five of this chapter, of school districts, charter schools and boards
of  cooperative  educational services and authorizing the fingerprinting
of prospective employees of nonpublic and private elementary and second-
ary schools, and for the use of information derived from searches of the
records of the division of criminal justice  services  and  the  federal
bureau  of  investigation  based  on  the  use of such fingerprints. The
commissioner shall also develop a form  for  use  by  school  districts,
charter schools, boards of cooperative educational services, and nonpub-
lic  and private elementary and secondary schools in connection with the
submission of fingerprints that contains the specific job  title  sought
and  any  other information that may be relevant to consideration of the
applicant.  PROSPECTIVE EMPLOYEES SHALL BE FINGERPRINTED USING ELECTRON-
IC SCANNING TECHNOLOGY BY AUTHORIZED  PERSONNEL  AT  DESIGNATED  FINGER-
PRINTING  ENTITIES  APPROVED  BY THE DEPARTMENT. PRIOR TO INITIATING THE
FINGERPRINTING PROCESS AND IN THE PRESENCE OF  AUTHORIZED  PERSONNEL,  A

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD10119-06-3

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