senate Bill S3520A

Signed By Governor
2015-2016 Legislative Session

Relates to the statewide central register of child abuse and maltreatment; repealer

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  • Introduced
  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Signed by Governor

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Nov 20, 2015 approval memo.8
signed chap.436
Nov 10, 2015 delivered to governor
Mar 16, 2015 returned to assembly
passed senate
substituted for s3520a
Mar 16, 2015 substituted by a5803
Mar 09, 2015 amended on third reading (t) 3520a
Mar 02, 2015 advanced to third reading
Feb 26, 2015 2nd report cal.
Feb 25, 2015 1st report cal.124
Feb 11, 2015 referred to children and families

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S3520 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A5803
Law Section:
Social Services Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§412 & 422, rpld §422 sub 4 ¶(A) sub ¶(q), Soc Serv L

S3520 - Summary

Relates to the statewide central register of child abuse and maltreatment.

S3520 - Sponsor Memo

S3520 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  3520

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            February 11, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen. AMEDORE -- 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  disclosure  of
  reports of alleged child abuse and maltreatment; and to repeal subpar-
  agraph  (q)  of  paragraph (A) of subdivision 4 of section 422 of such
  law relating to disclosures with regard to missing children

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

  Section  1.  The  opening  paragraph  and subparagraphs (l) and (x) of
paragraph (A) of subdivision 4 of section 422  of  the  social  services
law,  the opening paragraph as amended by section 6 of part D of chapter
501 of the laws of 2012, subparagraph (l) as amended by  chapter  35  of
the  laws of 2001 and subparagraph (x) as amended by section 1 of part A
of chapter 327 of the laws of 2007, are amended to read as follows:
  Reports made pursuant to this title as well as any  other  information
obtained,  reports  written or photographs taken concerning such reports
in the possession of the office or local departments, WHILE SUCH REPORTS
ARE PENDING OR AFTER SUCH REPORTS ARE INDICATED, shall  be  confidential
and shall only be made available to:
  (l)  a  district  attorney, an assistant district attorney or investi-
gator employed in the office of a district attorney, a sworn officer  of
the  division  of  state police, of the regional state park police, of a
city police department, or of a county, town or village  police  depart-
ment  or  county  sheriff's  office  or  department  when  such official
requests such information stating that [such information is necessary to
conduct a criminal investigation or criminal prosecution  of  a  person,
that  there  is  reasonable  cause  to  believe  that such person is the
subject of a report, and that it is reasonable to believe  that  due  to
the  nature of the crime under investigation or prosecution, such person
is the subject of a report, and that it is reasonable  to  believe  that
due  to  that  nature  of the crime under investigation or prosecution,]

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD09078-01-5

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S3520A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A5803
Law Section:
Social Services Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§412 & 422, rpld §422 sub 4 ¶(A) sub ¶(q), Soc Serv L

S3520A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to the statewide central register of child abuse and maltreatment.

S3520A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S3520A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 3520--A
    Cal. No. 124

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            February 11, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced by Sens. AMEDORE, GALLIVAN, RITCHIE -- read twice and ordered
  printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Children
  and  Families  --  reported  favorably from said committee, ordered to
  first and second report, ordered  to  a  third  reading,  amended  and
  ordered reprinted, retaining its place in the order of third reading

AN  ACT  to  amend the social services law, in relation to the statewide
  central register  of  child  abuse  and  maltreatment;  and  repealing
  certain provisions of such law relating thereto

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

  Section 1. Section 412 of the social services law is amended to add  a
new subdivision 9 to read as follows:
  9.  "CRIMINAL  JUSTICE  AGENCY"  MEANS  A DISTRICT ATTORNEY, ASSISTANT
DISTRICT ATTORNEY, AN INVESTIGATOR EMPLOYED IN THE OFFICE OF A  DISTRICT
ATTORNEY,  OR  A  POLICE  OFFICER  DEFINED BY SUBDIVISION THIRTY-FOUR OF
SECTION 1.20 OF THE CRIMINAL PROCEDURE LAW.
  S 2. Subparagraph (l) of paragraph (A) of subdivision 4 of section 422
of the social services law, as amended by chapter  35  of  the  laws  of
2001, is amended to read as follows:
  (l)  [a  district attorney, an assistant district attorney or investi-
gator employed in the office of a district attorney, a sworn officer  of
the  division  of  state police, of the regional state park police, of a
city police department, or of a county, town or village  police  depart-
ment or county sheriff's office or department] A CRIMINAL JUSTICE AGENCY
when:
  (I) such [official] AGENCY requests such information stating that such
information is necessary to conduct a criminal investigation or criminal
prosecution  of a person, that there is reasonable cause to believe that
such person is the subject of a report, and that  it  is  reasonable  to
believe that due to the nature of the crime under investigation or pros-
ecution,  such person is the subject of a report, and that it is reason-

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