senate Bill S824

2015-2016 Legislative Session

Establishes a temporary commission of child abuse prevention

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 01, 2016 referred to governmental operations
delivered to assembly
passed senate
May 03, 2016 advanced to third reading
Apr 12, 2016 2nd report cal.
Apr 11, 2016 1st report cal.572
Jan 06, 2016 referred to finance
returned to senate
died in assembly
May 13, 2015 referred to governmental operations
delivered to assembly
passed senate
May 04, 2015 advanced to third reading
Apr 29, 2015 2nd report cal.
Apr 28, 2015 1st report cal.474
Jan 07, 2015 referred to finance

Votes

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Apr 11, 2016 - Finance committee Vote

S824
33
0
committee
33
Aye
0
Nay
2
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
2
Excused
0
Abstained
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Apr 28, 2015 - Finance committee Vote

S824
36
0
committee
36
Aye
0
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
1
Excused
0
Abstained
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S824 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A6835
Law Section:
Children
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2009-2010: S7514
2011-2012: S2163
2013-2014: S2095, A9038
2017-2018: S233, A5769

S824 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Establishes a temporary commission on child abuse prevention.

S824 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S824 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                   824

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 7, 2015
                               ___________

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

AN ACT to establish a temporary state commission to  study  child  abuse
  prevention  and  make  recommendations for the implementation of child
  abuse prevention programs across the  state;  and  providing  for  the
  repeal of such provisions upon expiration thereof

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

  Section 1. Legislative findings. The legislature  hereby  acknowledges
that child abuse is a continuing societal problem in the state affecting
at  least  80,000  children  each  year. In recent years, there has been
research on the long-term effects of child abuse on  the  individual  as
well as society. The vast majority of research has demonstrated that the
consequences  of  child  abuse  are grave, damaging and often spill over
into a person's adult life. Adverse  effects  have  been  identified  in
maltreated children's physical, cognitive, emotional and social develop-
ment.
  Furthermore,  the  legislature finds that the failure to address child
abuse through preventive measures not only harms a million children each
year in this country, it imposes a tremendous cost to society. Like most
states, New York spends  a  considerable  amount  of  fiscal  and  human
resources  to  treat  the  numerous  consequences  of  child  abuse  and
maltreatment. The failure to invest in prevention results in  a  signif-
icantly greater amount of resources needed to treat the outcomes.
  S  2.  A temporary state commission, to be known as the "commission of
child abuse prevention", is hereby established to examine, evaluate  and
make  recommendations  concerning  child abuse prevention efforts in the
state. The commission shall consider the need for additional legislation
as well as a  stable  source  of  funding  for  child  abuse  prevention
programs.  Specific  issues  to  be  addressed  by  the commission shall

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

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