senate Bill S5847

Signed By Governor
2013-2014 Legislative Session

Relates to the statewide central register of child abuse and maltreatment and verifying a report of child abuse

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Aug 11, 2014 signed chap.256
Aug 01, 2014 delivered to governor
Mar 25, 2014 returned to assembly
passed senate
3rd reading cal.287
substituted for s5847
Mar 25, 2014 substituted by a7025
Mar 19, 2014 advanced to third reading
Mar 18, 2014 2nd report cal.
Mar 17, 2014 1st report cal.287
Jan 08, 2014 referred to children and families
Jun 18, 2013 referred to rules

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S5847 - Bill Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A7025
Law Section:
Social Services Law
Laws Affected:
Amd ยง422, Soc Serv L

S5847 - Bill Texts

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Relates to the statewide central register of child abuse and maltreatment and verifying a report of child abuse.

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BILL NUMBER:S5847

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

PURPOSE GENERAL IDEA OF BILL: To amend Section 422 5(a)(v) of the
Social Services law to replace reference to Penal Law Section 240.55
with reference to Section 240.50 of the Penal Law.

SUMMARY OF SPECIFIC PROVISIONS:

Section 1 amends Section 422 5(a)(v) of the Social Services law to
replace reference to Penal Law Section 240.55 with reference to Section
240.50 of the Penal Law.

Section 2 contains the effective date.

JUSTIFICATION: This statement is intended to reference falsely report-
ing child abuse, however, the current reference to section 240.55 of the
Penal Law refers to making a bomb threat. This legislation corrects this
error and references the appropriate section of Penal Law.

PRIOR LEGISLATIVE HISTORY: This is a new bill.

FISCAL IMPLICATIONS: None.

EFFECTIVE DATE: This act shall take effect immediately.

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

                                  5847

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              June 18, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  ROBACH -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Rules

AN ACT to amend the social services law, in relation  to  the  statewide
  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 (v) of  paragraph  (a)  of  subdivision  5  of
section 422 of the social services law, as amended by chapter 555 of the
laws of 2000, is amended to read as follows:
  (v)  to a district attorney, an assistant district attorney, an inves-
tigator employed in the office of a district attorney,  or  to  a  sworn
officer  of  the  division  of  state police, of a city, county, town or
village police department or of a  county  sheriff's  office  when  such
official  verifies  that  the  report  is necessary to conduct an active
investigation or prosecution of a violation of subdivision [three]  FOUR
of section [240.55] 240.50 of the penal law.
  S 2. This act shall take effect immediately.





 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD10572-01-3

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