senate Bill S5724A

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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  • Delivered to Governor
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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 20, 2018 committed to rules
May 07, 2018 advanced to third reading
May 02, 2018 2nd report cal.
May 01, 2018 1st report cal.933
Apr 11, 2018 print number 5724a
Apr 11, 2018 referred to children and families
Jan 03, 2018 referred to children and families
returned to senate
died in assembly
Jun 20, 2017 referred to children and families
delivered to assembly
passed senate
ordered to third reading cal.2042
Jun 06, 2017 reported and committed to rules
Apr 27, 2017 referred to children and families

Votes

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May 1, 2018 - Children and Families committee Vote

S5724A
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 1, 2018

aye wr (1)

Jun 20, 2017 - Rules committee Vote

S5724
24
1
committee
24
Aye
1
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Jun 6, 2017 - Children and Families committee Vote

S5724
5
1
committee
5
Aye
1
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
1
Excused
0
Abstained
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Committee Vote: Jun 6, 2017

nay (1)
excused (1)

S5724 (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Senate Rules
Law Section:
Social Services Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §424, Soc Serv L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2013-2014: S6326
2015-2016: S3121

S5724 (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.

S5724 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S5724 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  5724

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             April 27, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  GOLDEN -- 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, 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

S5724A (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Senate Rules
Law Section:
Social Services Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §424, Soc Serv L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2013-2014: S6326
2015-2016: S3121

S5724A (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.

S5724A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S5724A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                 5724--A

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             April 27, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  GOLDEN -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Children and  Families  --
  recommitted  to  the  Committee on Children and Families in accordance
  with Senate Rule 6, sec. 8  --  committee  discharged,  bill  amended,
  ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted to said committee

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 281 of the laws of 2017, 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.
                                                           LBD09329-02-8

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