assembly Bill A4552

2017-2018 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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Dec 15, 2017 enacting clause stricken
Feb 03, 2017 referred to children and families

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A4552 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S5724
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Social Services Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §424, Soc Serv L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2013-2014: A8338, S6326
2015-2016: A4360, S3121

A4552 (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.

A4552 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  4552

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            February 3, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced  by M. of A. KEARNS -- Multi-Sponsored by -- M. of A. CROUCH,
  FRIEND, GIGLIO, HOOPER, JEAN-PIERRE, MONTESANO, RA, RAIA,  SIMANOWITZ,
  WOERNER  --  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.
  § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.


 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD09329-01-7

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