assembly Bill A8338

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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Jan 08, 2014 referred to children and families
Dec 18, 2013 referred to children and families

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A8338 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S6326
Current Committee:
Assembly Children And Families
Law Section:
Social Services Law
Laws Affected:
Amd ยง424, Soc Serv L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2015-2016: A4360, S3121
2017-2018: A4552, S5724

A8338 (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.

A8338 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  8338

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            December 18, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced by M. of A. KEARNS -- read once and referred 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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