senate Bill S137

2017-2018 Legislative Session

Directs child protective services to investigate and test a child under the age of 3 who was in the vicinity of a drug arrest of a parent, guardian or person legally responsible for the child

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 13, 2018 referred to children and families
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Feb 05, 2018 advanced to third reading
Jan 30, 2018 2nd report cal.
Jan 29, 2018 1st report cal.314
Jan 03, 2018 referred to social services
returned to senate
died in assembly
Jan 24, 2017 referred to children and families
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Jan 23, 2017 advanced to third reading
Jan 18, 2017 2nd report cal.
Jan 17, 2017 1st report cal.34
Jan 04, 2017 referred to social services

Votes

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Jan 29, 2018 - Social Services committee Vote

S137
6
0
committee
6
Aye
0
Nay
1
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Social Services Committee Vote: Jan 29, 2018

aye wr (1)

Jan 17, 2017 - Social Services committee Vote

S137
7
0
committee
7
Aye
0
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Social Services Committee Vote: Jan 17, 2017

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S137 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A3900
Current Committee:
Assembly Children And Families
Law Section:
Social Services Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §424, Soc Serv L; amd §1034, Fam Ct Act
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2015-2016: S8221
2019-2020: S1938, A3393

S137 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Directs child protective services to investigate and test, for the presence of controlled substances, a child under the age of 3 who was in the vicinity of a drug arrest of a parent, guardian or person legally responsible for the child; authorizes family courts to order the production of such a child for the purpose of conducting such testing; and directs the office of children and family services to compile data on such testing, and to submit a report thereon to the governor and the legislature.

S137 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S137 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                   137

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 4, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens.  LITTLE, AKSHAR, FUNKE, GOLDEN, RITCHIE, SEWARD --
  read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to  be  committed  to
  the Committee on Social Services

AN  ACT to amend the social services law, in relation to directing child
  protective services to investigate for child abuse or maltreatment, in
  any case where a child, under the age of 3 years is in the vicinity of
  a person arrested for a controlled substance offense when the arrested
  person is the parent or guardian of, or person legally responsible for
  such child, and requiring the testing of such a child for the presence
  of controlled substances in his or her system;  to  amend  the  family
  court  act,  in relation to authorizing courts to order the production
  of such a child for the purpose of testing; and directing  the  office
  of  children  and  family  services  to submit a report thereon to the
  governor and the legislature

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

  Section 1. Section 424 of the social services law is amended by adding
a new subdivision 15 to read as follows:
  15. UPON THE RECEIPT OF A REPORT OF SUSPECTED CHILD ABUSE OR MALTREAT-
MENT  OF A CHILD UNDER THE AGE OF THREE YEARS, MADE BY A PERSON REQUIRED
TO REPORT CASES OF SUSPECTED CHILD ABUSE  OR  MALTREATMENT  PURSUANT  TO
SECTION  FOUR HUNDRED THIRTEEN OF THIS TITLE, WHEN SUCH CHILD WAS IN THE
VICINITY OF HIS OR HER PARENT OR GUARDIAN, OR A PERSON LEGALLY RESPONSI-
BLE FOR THE CHILD, WHO WAS ARRESTED FOR AN OFFENSE  DEFINED  IN  ARTICLE
TWO  HUNDRED TWENTY OF THE PENAL LAW, IMMEDIATELY CAUSE AN INVESTIGATION
TO BE COMMENCED TO DETERMINE WHETHER THE CHILD IS ABUSED AND MALTREATED,
AND CAUSE WITHIN TEN DAYS OF SUCH REPORT, A HAIR FOLLICLE TEST OR  OTHER
APPROPRIATE  TEST TO BE PERFORMED ON THE CHILD TO DETERMINE THE PRESENCE
OF CONTROLLED SUBSTANCES IN THE CHILD'S SYSTEM.

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

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