assembly Bill A1987A

Signed By Governor
2013-2014 Legislative Session

Requires the office of children and family services to examine the call history prior to making any determinations to report incidents of child abuse

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    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Sep 23, 2014 signed chap.357
Sep 11, 2014 delivered to governor
Jun 20, 2014 returned to assembly
passed senate
3rd reading cal.1667
substituted for s5942a
Jun 19, 2014 referred to rules
delivered to senate
passed assembly
ordered to third reading rules cal.535
rules report cal.535
reported
reported referred to rules
May 28, 2014 reported referred to codes
May 20, 2014 print number 1987a
May 20, 2014 amend and recommit to children and families
Jan 08, 2014 referred to children and families
Jan 09, 2013 referred to children and families

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A1987 - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S5942
Law Section:
Social Services Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §422, Soc Serv L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2009-2010: A3352
2011-2012: A6404

A1987 - Summary

Requires the office of children and family services to examine the call history prior to making any determinations to report incidents of child abuse.

A1987 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  1987

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 9, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced by M. of A. TITUS, WRIGHT, ABBATE, GABRYSZAK, KAVANAGH, GALEF
  --  Multi-Sponsored  by  --  M.  of A. BOYLAND, CAHILL, COOK, GUNTHER,
  HOOPER, MILLMAN, SWEENEY -- read once and referred to the Committee on
  Children and Families

AN ACT to amend the social services law, in relation  to  determinations
  made by 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.   Paragraph (a) of subdivision 2  of  section  422  of  the
social  services  law, as amended by chapter 574 of the laws of 2008, is
amended to read as follows:
  (a) The central register shall be capable of receiving telephone calls
alleging child abuse or  maltreatment  and  of  immediately  identifying
prior  reports  of child abuse or maltreatment and capable of monitoring
the provision of child protective service twenty-four hours a day, seven
days a week. To effectuate this purpose, but subject to  the  provisions
of  the  appropriate  local  plan  for the provision of child protective
services, there shall be a single statewide telephone  number  that  all
persons,  whether  mandated by the law or not, may use to make telephone
calls alleging child abuse or  maltreatment  and  that  all  persons  so
authorized  by this title may use for determining the existence of prior
reports in order to evaluate the condition or circumstances of a  child.
In  addition  to the single statewide telephone number, there shall be a
special unlisted express telephone  number  and  a  telephone  facsimile
number  for use only by persons mandated by law to make telephone calls,
or to transmit telephone facsimile information on a form provided by the
commissioner OF CHILDREN AND FAMILY SERVICES, alleging  child  abuse  or
maltreatment, and for use by all persons so authorized by this title for
determining  the  existence  of  prior  reports in order to evaluate the
condition or circumstances of a child. When any allegations contained in

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

Co-Sponsors

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Multi-Sponsors

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A1987A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S5942
Law Section:
Social Services Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §422, Soc Serv L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2009-2010: A3352
2011-2012: A6404

A1987A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Requires the office of children and family services to examine the call history prior to making any determinations to report incidents of child abuse.

A1987A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 1987--A

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 9, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M. of A. TITUS, WRIGHT, ABBATE, KAVANAGH, GALEF, HEVESI,
  LUPARDO -- Multi-Sponsored by -- M. of A. CAHILL, COOK, GUNTHER, HOOP-
  ER, MILLMAN, SWEENEY -- read once and referred  to  the  Committee  on
  Children  and Families -- recommitted to the Committee on Children and
  Families in accordance with Assembly  Rule  3,  sec.  2  --  committee
  discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted
  to said committee

AN  ACT  to amend the social services law, in relation to determinations
  made by 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.    Paragraph  (a)  of  subdivision 2 of section 422 of the
social services law, as amended by chapter 574 of the laws of  2008,  is
amended to read as follows:
  (a) The central register shall be capable of receiving telephone calls
alleging  child  abuse  or  maltreatment  and of immediately identifying
prior reports of child abuse or maltreatment and capable  of  monitoring
the provision of child protective service twenty-four hours a day, seven
days  a  week. To effectuate this purpose, but subject to the provisions
of the appropriate local plan for  the  provision  of  child  protective
services,  there  shall  be a single statewide telephone number that all
persons, whether mandated by the law or not, may use to  make  telephone
calls  alleging  child  abuse  or  maltreatment  and that all persons so
authorized by this title may use for determining the existence of  prior
reports  in order to evaluate the condition or circumstances of a child.
In addition to the single statewide telephone number, there shall  be  a
special  unlisted  express  telephone  number  and a telephone facsimile
number for use only by persons mandated by law to make telephone  calls,
or to transmit telephone facsimile information on a form provided by the
commissioner  OF  CHILDREN  AND FAMILY SERVICES, alleging child abuse or

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

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