senate Bill S399A

2015-2016 Legislative Session

Relates to technological improvements to the statewide central register

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


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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 08, 2016 print number 399a
Jan 08, 2016 amend and recommit to children and families
Jan 06, 2016 referred to children and families
Jan 07, 2015 referred to children and families

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S399 - Details

Current Committee:
Senate Children And Families
Law Section:
Social Services Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §422, Soc Serv L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2013-2014: S7042
2017-2018: S3169
2019-2020: S864

S399 - Summary

Improves child welfare investigations by improving the central register; requires calls made to the central register be recorded and such recording made part of any report of suspected child abuse or neglect.

S399 - Sponsor Memo

S399 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                   399

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 7, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sens. GALLIVAN, GOLDEN, KENNEDY -- 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  technological
  improvements to the central register

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

  Section 1. Subdivision 2 of section 422 of the social services law  is
amended by adding a new paragraph (a-1) to read as follows:
  (A-1)  NOTWITHSTANDING  ANY PROVISION OF LAW TO THE CONTRARY, NO LATER
THAN JANUARY FIRST, TWO THOUSAND SEVENTEEN, THE OFFICE OF  CHILDREN  AND
FAMILY SERVICES AS PART OF THE CENTRAL REGISTER SHALL:
  (I) RECORD ALL VOICE CALLS MADE TO THE CENTRAL REGISTER AND SHALL MAKE
SUCH RECORDING A PART OF ANY REPORT OF SUSPECTED CHILD ABUSE OR NEGLECT;
  (II)  IMMEDIATELY  TRANSMIT SUCH VOICE RECORDING AS PART OF THE RECORD
OF AN ALLEGATION OF CHILD ABUSE AND NEGLECT  TO  THE  APPROPRIATE  LOCAL
CHILD PROTECTIVE SERVICES FOR INVESTIGATION; AND
  (III) MAINTAIN RECORDINGS OF ANY CALL THAT DID NOT CONSTITUTE A REPORT
OF  CHILD  ABUSE OR NEGLECT FOR AT LEAST TWO YEARS AND ANY CALL THAT DID
CONSTITUTE A REPORT OF CHILD ABUSE OR NEGLECT FOR AT LEAST FIVE YEARS.
  S 2. This act shall take effect January 1, 2017.




 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD01158-01-5

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S399A (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Senate Children And Families
Law Section:
Social Services Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §422, Soc Serv L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2013-2014: S7042
2017-2018: S3169
2019-2020: S864

S399A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Improves child welfare investigations by improving the central register; requires calls made to the central register be recorded and such recording made part of any report of suspected child abuse or neglect.

S399A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S399A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 399--A

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 7, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced by Sens. GALLIVAN, GOLDEN, KENNEDY, LATIMER, PANEPINTO, YOUNG
  -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to
  the Committee on Children and Families -- recommitted to the Committee
  on  Children  and Families in accordance with Senate Rule 6, sec. 8 --
  committee discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as  amended  and
  recommitted to said committee

AN  ACT  to  amend the social services law, in relation to technological
  improvements to the central register

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

  Section  1. Subdivision 2 of section 422 of the social services law is
amended by adding a new paragraph (a-1) to read as follows:
  (A-1) NOTWITHSTANDING ANY PROVISION OF LAW TO THE CONTRARY,  NO  LATER
THAN  JANUARY  FIRST,  TWO THOUSAND EIGHTEEN, THE OFFICE OF CHILDREN AND
FAMILY SERVICES AS PART OF THE CENTRAL REGISTER SHALL:
  (I) RECORD ALL VOICE CALLS MADE TO THE CENTRAL REGISTER AND SHALL MAKE
SUCH RECORDING A PART OF ANY REPORT OF SUSPECTED CHILD ABUSE OR NEGLECT;
  (II) IMMEDIATELY TRANSMIT SUCH VOICE RECORDING AS PART OF  THE  RECORD
OF  AN  ALLEGATION  OF  CHILD ABUSE AND NEGLECT TO THE APPROPRIATE LOCAL
CHILD PROTECTIVE SERVICES FOR INVESTIGATION; AND
  (III) MAINTAIN RECORDINGS OF ANY CALL THAT DID NOT CONSTITUTE A REPORT
OF CHILD ABUSE OR NEGLECT FOR AT LEAST TWO YEARS AND ANY CALL  THAT  DID
CONSTITUTE A REPORT OF CHILD ABUSE OR NEGLECT FOR AT LEAST FIVE YEARS.
  S 2. This act shall take effect January 1, 2018.



 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD01158-02-6

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