senate Bill S2158C

2017-2018 Legislative Session

Relates to mandatory reporting of child abuse

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 19, 2018 referred to children and families
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Jun 11, 2018 amended on third reading 2158c
May 31, 2018 advanced to third reading
May 30, 2018 2nd report cal.
amended (t) 2158b
May 22, 2018 1st report cal.1334
Jan 30, 2018 reported and committed to finance
Jan 03, 2018 referred to children and families
May 10, 2017 print number 2158a
May 10, 2017 amend and recommit to finance
Mar 01, 2017 reported and committed to finance
Jan 12, 2017 referred to children and families

Votes

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May 22, 2018 - Finance committee Vote

S2158A
34
0
committee
34
Aye
0
Nay
3
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Jan 30, 2018 - Children and Families committee Vote

S2158A
4
1
committee
4
Aye
1
Nay
1
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
1
Excused
0
Abstained
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Committee Vote: Jan 30, 2018

nay (1)
aye wr (1)
excused (1)

Mar 1, 2017 - Children and Families committee Vote

S2158
4
2
committee
4
Aye
2
Nay
1
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Committee Vote: Mar 1, 2017

aye wr (1)

Co-Sponsors

S2158 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A11161
Current Committee:
Assembly Children And Families
Law Section:
Social Services Law
Laws Affected:
Add Art 6 Title 6-B §§429-a - 429-d, Soc Serv L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2015-2016: S8151
2019-2020: S1257, A4994

S2158 - Summary

Requires certain persons and officials to report child abuse or suspected child abuse to law enforcement authorities.

S2158 - Sponsor Memo

S2158 - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  2158

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 12, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  SERINO -- 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 and the penal law,  in  relation
  to the reporting of child abuse

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

  Section 1.  Article 6 of the social services law is amended by  adding
a new title 6-B to read as follows:
                                TITLE 6-B
                        REPORTS OF CHILD ABUSE TO
                             LAW ENFORCEMENT
SECTION 429-A. PERSONS   AND  OFFICIALS  REQUIRED  TO  REPORT  CASES  OF
                 SUSPECTED CHILD ABUSE TO  APPROPRIATE  LAW  ENFORCEMENT
                 AGENCY.
        429-B. PENALTIES FOR FAILURE TO REPORT.
        429-C. IMMUNITY FROM LIABILITY.
        429-D. REVIEW  OF  EXISTING RECORDS FOR ALLEGATIONS THAT A CHILD
                 IS AN ABUSED CHILD; DISTRICT ATTORNEY; PENALTY.
  § 429-A. PERSONS AND OFFICIALS REQUIRED TO REPORT CASES  OF  SUSPECTED
CHILD  ABUSE TO APPROPRIATE LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCY. 1. (A) THOSE PERSONS
AND OFFICIALS SET FORTH IN SUBDIVISION ONE OF SECTION FOUR HUNDRED THIR-
TEEN OF THIS ARTICLE SHALL BE REQUIRED TO REPORT OR CAUSE A REPORT TO BE
MADE TO AN APPROPRIATE LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCY WHEN THEY HAVE  REASONABLE
CAUSE  TO SUSPECT IN THEIR PROFESSIONAL OR OFFICIAL CAPACITY THAT: (I) A
PERSON BEING EIGHTEEN YEARS OLD OR MORE HAS ENGAGED IN CONDUCT SET FORTH
IN PARAGRAPH (C) OF THIS SUBDIVISION WITH A PERSON  LESS  THAN  FOURTEEN
YEARS  OLD;  OR  (II)  A  PERSON  BEING TWENTY-ONE YEARS OLD OR MORE HAS
ENGAGED IN CONDUCT SET FORTH IN PARAGRAPH (C) OF THIS SUBDIVISION WITH A
PERSON LESS THAN SEVENTEEN YEARS OLD AND  THE  PERSON  BEING  TWENTY-ONE
YEARS  OLD  OR  MORE  HAS  AUTHORITY, PERCEIVED AUTHORITY, A POSITION OF
TRUST, SUPERVISORY OR DISCIPLINARY  POWER  OVER  THE  PERSON  LESS  THAN

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

Co-Sponsors

S2158A - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A11161
Current Committee:
Assembly Children And Families
Law Section:
Social Services Law
Laws Affected:
Add Art 6 Title 6-B §§429-a - 429-d, Soc Serv L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2015-2016: S8151
2019-2020: S1257, A4994

S2158A - Summary

Requires certain persons and officials to report child abuse or suspected child abuse to law enforcement authorities.

S2158A - Sponsor Memo

S2158A - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                 2158--A

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 12, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens. SERINO, HELMING -- read twice and ordered printed,
  and when printed to be committed to  the  Committee  on  Children  and
  Families  --  reported  favorably from said committee and committed to
  the Committee  on  Finance  --  committee  discharged,  bill  amended,
  ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted to said committee

AN  ACT  to amend the social services law and the penal law, in relation
  to the reporting of child abuse

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

  Section  1.  Article 6 of the social services law is amended by adding
a new title 6-B to read as follows:
                                TITLE 6-B
                        REPORTS OF CHILD ABUSE TO
                             LAW ENFORCEMENT
SECTION 429-A. PERSONS  AND  OFFICIALS  REQUIRED  TO  REPORT  CASES   OF
                 SUSPECTED  CHILD  ABUSE  TO APPROPRIATE LAW ENFORCEMENT
                 AGENCY.
        429-B. PENALTIES FOR FAILURE TO REPORT.
        429-C. IMMUNITY FROM LIABILITY.
        429-D. REVIEW OF EXISTING RECORDS FOR ALLEGATIONS THAT  A  CHILD
                 IS AN ABUSED CHILD; DISTRICT ATTORNEY; PENALTY.
  §  429-A.  PERSONS AND OFFICIALS REQUIRED TO REPORT CASES OF SUSPECTED
CHILD ABUSE TO APPROPRIATE LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCY. 1. (A) THOSE  PERSONS
AND OFFICIALS SET FORTH IN SUBDIVISION ONE OF SECTION FOUR HUNDRED THIR-
TEEN OF THIS ARTICLE SHALL BE REQUIRED TO REPORT OR CAUSE A REPORT TO BE
MADE  TO AN APPROPRIATE LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCY WHEN THEY HAVE REASONABLE
CAUSE TO SUSPECT IN THEIR PROFESSIONAL OR OFFICIAL CAPACITY THAT: (I)  A
PERSON BEING EIGHTEEN YEARS OLD OR MORE HAS ENGAGED IN CONDUCT SET FORTH
IN  PARAGRAPH  (C)  OF THIS SUBDIVISION WITH A PERSON LESS THAN FOURTEEN
YEARS OLD; OR (II) A PERSON BEING  TWENTY-ONE  YEARS  OLD  OR  MORE  HAS
ENGAGED IN CONDUCT SET FORTH IN PARAGRAPH (C) OF THIS SUBDIVISION WITH A

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

Co-Sponsors

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S2158B - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A11161
Current Committee:
Assembly Children And Families
Law Section:
Social Services Law
Laws Affected:
Add Art 6 Title 6-B §§429-a - 429-d, Soc Serv L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2015-2016: S8151
2019-2020: S1257, A4994

S2158B - Summary

Requires certain persons and officials to report child abuse or suspected child abuse to law enforcement authorities.

S2158B - Sponsor Memo

S2158B - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                 2158--B
    Cal. No. 1334

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 12, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced by Sens. SERINO, HELMING, MARCHIONE -- read twice and ordered
  printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Children
  and  Families  -- reported favorably from said committee and committed
  to the Committee on Finance --  committee  discharged,  bill  amended,
  ordered  reprinted  as  amended  and  recommitted to said committee --
  recommitted to the Committee on Children and  Families  in  accordance
  with  Senate  Rule 6, sec. 8 -- reported favorably from said committee
  and committed to the Committee on Finance -- reported  favorably  from
  said  committee,  ordered  to  first  report, amended on first report,
  ordered to a second report and ordered reprinted, retaining its  place
  in the order of second report

AN ACT to amend the social services law, in relation to the reporting of
  child abuse

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

  Section 1.  Article 6 of the social services law is amended by  adding
a new title 6-B to read as follows:
                                TITLE 6-B
                        REPORTS OF CHILD ABUSE TO
                             LAW ENFORCEMENT
SECTION 429-A. DEFINITIONS.
        429-B.  PERSONS  AND  OFFICIALS  REQUIRED  TO  REPORT  CASES  OF
                  SUSPECTED CHILD ABUSE TO APPROPRIATE LAW ENFORCEMENT.
        429-C. PENALTIES FOR FAILURE TO REPORT.
        429-D. IMMUNITY FROM LIABILITY.
  § 429-A. DEFINITIONS. FOR THE PURPOSES OF THIS TITLE THE TERM :
  1. "ABUSED CHILD" SHALL MEAN A CHILD UNDER THE AGE OF  EIGHTEEN  YEARS
UPON  WHOM  A PERSON EIGHTEEN YEARS OF AGE OR MORE WHO IS NOT THE PARENT
OR OTHER PERSON LEGALLY RESPONSIBLE FOR SUCH CHILD'S CARE:
  (A) INTENTIONALLY OR  RECKLESSLY  INFLICTS  PHYSICAL  INJURY,  SERIOUS
PHYSICAL INJURY OR DEATH, OR

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets

Co-Sponsors

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S2158C (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A11161
Current Committee:
Assembly Children And Families
Law Section:
Social Services Law
Laws Affected:
Add Art 6 Title 6-B §§429-a - 429-d, Soc Serv L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2015-2016: S8151
2019-2020: S1257, A4994

S2158C (ACTIVE) - Summary

Requires certain persons and officials to report child abuse or suspected child abuse to law enforcement authorities.

S2158C (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S2158C (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                 2158--C
    Cal. No. 1334

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 12, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens.  SERINO,  AKSHAR,  GALLIVAN,  HELMING,  MARCHIONE,
  RANZENHOFER -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to  be
  committed to the Committee on Children and Families -- reported favor-
  ably  from said committee and committed to the Committee on Finance --
  committee discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as  amended  and
  recommitted to said committee -- recommitted to the Committee on Chil-
  dren and Families in accordance with Senate Rule 6, sec. 8 -- reported
  favorably  from  said  committee  and  committed  to  the Committee on
  Finance -- reported favorably from said committee,  ordered  to  first
  report,  amended  on  first  report,  ordered  to  a second report and
  ordered reprinted, retaining its place in the order of  second  report
  --  ordered to a third reading, amended and ordered reprinted, retain-
  ing its place in the order of third reading

AN ACT to amend the social services law, in relation to the reporting of
  child abuse

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

  Section  1.  Article 6 of the social services law is amended by adding
a new title 6-B to read as follows:
                                TITLE 6-B
                        REPORTS OF CHILD ABUSE TO
                             LAW ENFORCEMENT
SECTION 429-A. DEFINITIONS.
        429-B.  PERSONS  AND  OFFICIALS  REQUIRED  TO  REPORT  CASES  OF
                  SUSPECTED CHILD ABUSE TO APPROPRIATE LAW ENFORCEMENT.
        429-C. PENALTIES FOR FAILURE TO REPORT.
        429-D. IMMUNITY FROM LIABILITY.
  § 429-A. DEFINITIONS. FOR THE PURPOSES OF THIS TITLE THE TERM :
  1.  "ABUSED  CHILD" SHALL MEAN A CHILD UNDER THE AGE OF EIGHTEEN YEARS
UPON WHOM A PERSON EIGHTEEN YEARS OF AGE OR OLDER WHO IS NOT THE  PARENT
OR OTHER PERSON LEGALLY RESPONSIBLE FOR SUCH CHILD'S CARE:

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets

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