|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jun 07, 2016||referred to education|
delivered to assembly
|May 16, 2016||advanced to third reading|
|May 11, 2016||2nd report cal.|
|May 10, 2016||1st report cal.790|
|Apr 12, 2016||referred to children and families|
senate Bill S7283
Archive: Last Bill Status - Passed Senate
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- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
S7283 (ACTIVE) - Details
S7283 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S7283 TITLE OF BILL : An act to amend the education law, in relation to the reporting of child abuse in an educational setting by employees of contractors providing transportation to the children of a school district PURPOSE : To establish standard procedures for the recordation and transmission of allegations of child abuse on a school bus. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS : Section 1-4: Amends Sections 1125, 1126, 1128 and 1128-a of the Education Law to establish duties for certain employees and volunteers with regard to procedures for the recordation and transmission of reports of child abuse in an educational setting. Section 5: Effective Date EXISTING LAW : Under current law, there are no statutory procedures which mandate the reporting of allegations of child abuse on a school bus.
S7283 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 7283 I N S E N A T E April 12, 2016 ___________ Introduced by Sen. LARKIN -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Children and Families AN ACT to amend the education law, in relation to the reporting of child abuse in an educational setting by employees of contractors providing transportation to the children of a school district THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Subdivisions 3, 4 and 5 of section 1125 of the education law, subdivisions 3 and 4 as added by chapter 180 of the laws of 2000 and subdivision 5 as amended by section 1 of part E of chapter 501 of the laws of 2012, are amended to read as follows: 3. "Employee" shall mean any person receiving compensation from a school district, OR EMPLOYEE OR FORMER EMPLOYEE OF ANY PERSON OR ENTITY WHICH CONTRACTS WITH A SCHOOL DISTRICT TO PROVIDE TRANSPORTATION TO CHILDREN, or employee of a contracted service provider, or worker placed within the school under a public assistance employment program, pursuant to title nine-B of article five of the social services law, and consist- ent with the provisions of such title for the provision of services to such district, its students or employees, directly or through contract, whereby such services performed by such person involve direct student contact. 4. "Volunteer" shall mean any person, other than an employee, who provides services to a school or school district, OR TO A PERSON OR ENTITY WHICH CONTRACTS WITH A SCHOOL DISTRICT TO PROVIDE TRANSPORTATION TO CHILDREN, which involve direct student contact. 5. "Educational setting" shall mean the building and grounds of a public school district, the vehicles provided DIRECTLY OR BY CONTRACT by the school district for the transportation of students to and from school buildings, field trips, co-curricular and extra-curricular activ- ities both on and off school district grounds, all co-curricular and extra-curricular activity sites, and any other location where direct contact between an employee or volunteer and a child has allegedly occurred. Such term shall not include a special act school district as EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted. LBD13535-01-6
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