senate Bill S7731

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Grants local social services districts access to criminal history information when acting within the scope of their duties under the social services law or the family court act

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Jun 03, 2014 referred to finance

S7731 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A9992
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Executive Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §835, Exec L; amd §§398 & 424, Soc Serv L

S7731 - Summary

Grants local social services districts access to criminal history information when acting within the scope of their duties under the social services law or the family court act.

S7731 - Sponsor Memo

S7731 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  7731

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              June 3, 2014
                               ___________

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

AN ACT to amend the executive  law  and  the  social  services  law,  in
  relation  to  access  to  court  databases  for  local social services
  districts

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

  Section 1. Subdivision 9 of section 835 of the executive law, as sepa-
rately amended by chapters 14 and 155 of the laws of 2012, is amended to
read as follows:
  9.  "Qualified agencies" means courts in the unified court system, the
administrative board of the judicial conference, probation  departments,
sheriffs'  offices, district attorneys' offices, the state department of
corrections and community supervision, the department of  correction  of
any  municipality,  the financial frauds and consumer protection unit of
the state department of financial services, the office  of  professional
medical  conduct  of  the state department of health for the purposes of
section two hundred thirty of the public health law, the [child  protec-
tive services unit of a] local social services district when [conducting
an  investigation  pursuant  to  subdivision six of section four hundred
twenty-four of the social services law] ACTING WITHIN THE SCOPE  OF  ITS
DUTIES  PURSUANT TO THE SOCIAL SERVICES LAW OR THE FAMILY COURT ACT, the
office of Medicaid inspector general, the temporary state commission  of
investigation,  police  forces and departments having responsibility for
enforcement of the general criminal laws  of  the  state,  the  Onondaga
County  Center  for  Forensic Sciences Laboratory when acting within the
scope of its  law  enforcement  duties  and  the  division  of  forensic
services  of  the  Nassau  county  medical examiner's office when acting
within the scope of its law enforcement duties.
  S 2. Subdivision 6 of section  398  of  the  social  services  law  is
amended by adding a new paragraph (q) to read as follows:
  (Q)  INVESTIGATE  THE CRIMINAL BACKGROUND OF ANY PERSON OF OR OVER THE
AGE OF EIGHTEEN WHO RESIDES OR IS PROPOSED TO RESIDE WITH OR IN THE SAME
HOME AS A CHILD WHO IS THE SUBJECT OF A  COURT  PROCEEDING  PURSUANT  TO

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

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