senate Bill S6341A

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Relates to the interviewing of children in the presence of the subject of the report

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Mar 26, 2014 print number 6341a
amend and recommit to children and families
Jan 15, 2014 referred to children and families

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S6341 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A8427A
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Social Services Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §424, Soc Serv L

S6341 - Summary

Relates to the interviewing of children in the presence of the subject of the report.

S6341 - Sponsor Memo

S6341 - Bill Text download pdf

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

    S. 6341                                                  A. 8427

                      S E N A T E - A S S E M B L Y

                            January 15, 2014
                               ___________

IN SENATE -- Introduced by Sen. KENNEDY -- read twice and ordered print-
  ed,  and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Children and
  Families

IN ASSEMBLY -- Introduced by M. of A. PEOPLES-STOKES --  read  once  and
  referred to the Committee on Children and Families

AN ACT to amend the social services law, in relation to the interviewing
  of children in the presence of other persons

  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 SUBJECT CHILD OF SUCH  A
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.
                                                           LBD13151-01-3

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S6341A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A8427A
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Social Services Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §424, Soc Serv L

S6341A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to the interviewing of children in the presence of the subject of the report.

S6341A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S6341A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

    S. 6341--A                                            A. 8427--A

                      S E N A T E - A S S E M B L Y

                            January 15, 2014
                               ___________

IN  SENATE  --  Introduced  by Sens. KENNEDY, BRESLIN, DILAN, ESPAILLAT,
  LATIMER -- read twice and ordered printed,  and  when  printed  to  be
  committed  to  the  Committee  on  Children  and Families -- committee
  discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted
  to said committee

IN ASSEMBLY -- Introduced by M. of A. PEOPLES-STOKES --  read  once  and
  referred  to  the  Committee  on  Children  and  Families -- committee
  discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted
  to said committee

AN ACT to amend the social services law, in relation to the interviewing
  of children in the presence of other persons

  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 SUBJECT CHILD OF SUCH A
REPORT SHALL NOT BE INTERVIEWED IN THE PRESENCE OF THE  SUBJECT  OF  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.
                                                           LBD13151-03-4

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