senate Bill S2990

2017-2018 Legislative Session

Relates to the interviewing of children in the presence of the subject of the report

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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Mar 20, 2018 reported and committed to finance
Jan 03, 2018 referred to children and families
May 02, 2017 reported and committed to finance
Jan 18, 2017 referred to children and families

Votes

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Mar 20, 2018 - Children and Families committee Vote

S2990
6
0
committee
6
Aye
0
Nay
1
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Children and Families Committee Vote: Mar 20, 2018

aye wr (1)

May 2, 2017 - Children and Families committee Vote

S2990
6
0
committee
6
Aye
0
Nay
1
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Children and Families Committee Vote: May 2, 2017

aye wr (1)

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S2990 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A2331
Current Committee:
Senate Finance
Law Section:
Social Services Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §424, Soc Serv L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2013-2014: S6341, A8427
2015-2016: S2119, A3026
2019-2020: S588, A6800

S2990 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to the interviewing of children in the presence of the subject of the report.

S2990 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S2990 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

    S. 2990                                                  A. 2331

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                      S E N A T E - A S S E M B L Y

                            January 18, 2017
                               ___________

IN SENATE -- Introduced by Sens. KENNEDY, AVELLA, BRESLIN, DILAN, LATIM-
  ER -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed
  to the Committee on Children and Families

IN  ASSEMBLY  --  Introduced by M. of A. PEOPLES-STOKES -- read once and
  referred to the Committee on Children and Families

AN ACT to amend the social services law, in relation to the interviewing
  of children in the presence of other persons

  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 SUBJECT CHILD OF SUCH A
REPORT SHALL NOT BE INTERVIEWED IN THE PRESENCE OF THE  SUBJECT  OF  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.
                                                           LBD00957-01-7

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