senate Bill S5622

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Requires social services applicants to undergo a terrorist screening background check

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May 06, 2014 reported and committed to finance
Jan 08, 2014 referred to veterans, homeland security and military affairs
May 29, 2013 referred to veterans, homeland security and military affairs

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May 6, 2014 - Veterans, Homeland Security and Military Affairs committee Vote

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Veterans, Homeland Security and Military Affairs Committee Vote: May 6, 2014

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S5622 - Details

Law Section:
Executive Law
Laws Affected:
Add §719, Exec L; amd §65, Soc Serv L

S5622 - Summary

Requires social services applicants to undergo a terrorist screening background check.

S5622 - Sponsor Memo

S5622 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  5622

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              May 29, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen. MARTINS -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Veterans, Homeland Securi-
  ty and Military Affairs

AN ACT to amend the executive law,  and  the  social  services  law,  in
  relation  to the cross check of social services applicants against the
  terrorist screening database

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

  Section 1. The executive law is amended by adding a new section 719 to
read as follows:
  S 719. TERRORIST SCREENING DATABASE SUPPORT COUNCIL. THERE SHALL HERE-
BY  BE  ESTABLISHED A TERRORIST SCREENING DATABASE SUPPORT COUNCIL WHICH
SHALL CONSIST OF THE COMMISSIONER OF THE DIVISION OF  HOMELAND  SECURITY
AND  EMERGENCY  SERVICES,  WHO SHALL BE ITS CHAIR, THE SUPERINTENDENT OF
THE DIVISION OF THE STATE POLICE, THE COMMISSIONER OF  THE  DIVISION  OF
CRIMINAL  JUSTICE  SERVICES, THE COMMISSIONER OF THE OFFICE OF TEMPORARY
AND DISABILITY ASSISTANCE, AND THE COMMISSIONER OF CHILDREN  AND  FAMILY
SERVICES.  THE  COUNCIL  SHALL BE STAFFED BY EMPLOYEES OF THE RESPECTIVE
AGENCIES REPRESENTED ON THE COUNCIL, AS DIRECTED BY THE MEMBERS  OF  THE
COUNCIL.  IT  SHALL BE THE PURPOSE OF THE COUNCIL TO PROVIDE ANY ASSIST-
ANCE NEEDED BY LOCAL GOVERNMENTS, INCLUDING THEIR LAW ENFORCEMENT  ENTI-
TIES  AND  SOCIAL  SERVICES  DISTRICTS,  TO  OBTAIN INFORMATION FROM THE
TERRORIST SCREENING CENTER, OPERATED BY THE FEDERAL BUREAU  OF  INVESTI-
GATION, WITH RESPECT TO INDIVIDUALS CONTAINED ON THE TERRORIST SCREENING
DATABASE.
  S  2. Section 65 of the social services law is amended by adding a new
subdivision 5 to read as follows:
  5. NOTWITHSTANDING ANY OTHER PROVISION OF  LAW  TO  THE  CONTRARY,  NO
COUNTY  SHALL PROVIDE ANY SOCIAL SERVICE TO ANY PERSON, OTHER THAN EMER-
GENCY MEDICAL TREATMENT OR PAYMENT THEREFORE, IF  SUCH  PERSON  APPLYING
FOR  SUCH  SOCIAL SERVICE HAS NOT RECEIVED TERRORIST SCREENING CLEARANCE

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD11293-01-3

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