senate Bill S6326

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Prohibits the alleged child victim of a child abuse report from being interviewed in the presence of any other person named in the report

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Archive: Last Bill Status - In Senate Committee Children And Families Committee


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Jan 14, 2014 referred to children and families

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S6326 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A8338
Current Committee:
Senate Children And Families
Law Section:
Social Services Law
Laws Affected:
Amd ยง424, Soc Serv L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2015-2016: S3121, A4360
2017-2018: S5724, A4552

S6326 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Prohibits the alleged child victim of a child abuse report from being interviewed in the presence of any other person named in the report.

S6326 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S6326 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  6326

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 14, 2014
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen. MAZIARZ -- 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  interviewing  a
  potentially abused child

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

  Section 1. Paragraph (a) of subdivision 6 of section 424 of the social
services law, as amended by chapter 602 of the laws of 2008, is  amended
to read as follows:
  (a)  upon  receipt  of  such report, commence or cause the appropriate
society for the prevention of cruelty to children  to  commence,  within
twenty-four  hours,  an appropriate investigation which shall include an
evaluation of the environment of the child named in the report  and  any
other  children in the same home and a determination of the risk to such
children if they continue to remain in the existing home environment, as
well as a determination of the nature, extent and cause of any condition
enumerated in such report and the name, age and condition of other chil-
dren in the home, and, after seeing to the safety of the child or  chil-
dren,  forthwith  notify  the  subjects  of the report and other persons
named in the report in writing of the existence of the report and  their
respective  rights  pursuant  to  this  title  in  regard  to amendment.
NOTWITHSTANDING ANY OTHER PROVISION OF LAW, THE ALLEGED CHILD VICTIM  OF
SUCH REPORT SHALL NOT BE INTERVIEWED IN THE PRESENCE OF ANY OTHER PERSON
NAMED IN THE REPORT.
  S 2. This act shall take effect immediately.




 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD13168-03-3

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