assembly Bill A832

2017-2018 Legislative Session

Requires employees of contractors providing transportation to school districts to report child abuse in an educational setting

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Jan 03, 2018 referred to education
Jan 09, 2017 referred to education

A832 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S2391
Current Committee:
Assembly Education
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§1125, 1126, 1128 & 1128-a, Ed L
Versions Introduced in 2015-2016 Legislative Session:
A9866, S7283

A832 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Establishes standardized practices and procedures which guarantee that allegations of child abuse by school bus employees are reported.

A832 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                   832

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                             January 9, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced  by M. of A. GUNTHER -- read once and referred to the Commit-
  tee on Education

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

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