senate Bill S6597B

Signed By Governor
2017-2018 Legislative Session

Requires immediate notification by law enforcement of the filing of an accusatory instrument alleging a sex offense by an employee

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Archive: Last Bill Status Via A8382 - Signed by Governor


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  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Aug 24, 2018 signed chap.233
Aug 13, 2018 delivered to governor
Jun 19, 2018 returned to assembly
passed senate
3rd reading cal.1455
substituted for s6597b
Jun 19, 2018 substituted by a8382b
Jun 13, 2018 amended on third reading 6597b
Jun 05, 2018 advanced to third reading
Jun 04, 2018 2nd report cal.
May 31, 2018 1st report cal.1455
Feb 16, 2018 print number 6597a
Feb 16, 2018 amend (t) and recommit to education
Jan 03, 2018 referred to education
Jun 06, 2017 referred to rules

Co-Sponsors

S6597 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A8382
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Add §3021-a, Ed L

S6597 - Summary

Requires immediate notification by law enforcement of the filing of an accusatory instrument alleging a sex offense by an employee; provides that no cause of action against law enforcement or school district shall exist for damages related to the dissemination of criminal history or arrest records.

S6597 - Sponsor Memo

S6597 - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  6597

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              June 6, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  SERINO -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Rules

AN ACT to amend the education law, in relation  to  requiring  immediate
  notification  by  law  enforcement  of  an employee's arrest involving
  allegations of a sex offense

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

  Section 1. The education law is amended by adding a new section 3021-a
to read follows:
  §  3021-A.  NOTIFICATION OF ARREST FOR SEX OFFENSE. 1. FOR PURPOSES OF
THIS SECTION:
  (A) THE TERM "EMPLOYEE" MEANS ANY PERSON RECEIVING COMPENSATION FROM A
SCHOOL  DISTRICT,  CHARTER  SCHOOL,  BOARD  OF  COOPERATION  EDUCATIONAL
SERVICES,  PRIVATE  ELEMENTARY  OR  SECONDARY  SCHOOL, SPECIAL EDUCATION
SCHOOLS, 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 OR SCHOOL, ITS STUDENTS OR EMPLOYEES, DIRECTLY OR THROUGH
CONTRACT, WHEREBY SUCH SERVICES PERFORMED BY SUCH PERSON INVOLVED DIRECT
STUDENT CONTACT.
  (B) THE TERM "SEX OFFENSE" MEANS ANY OFFENSE SET FORTH IN ARTICLES ONE
HUNDRED THIRTY OR TWO HUNDRED SIXTY-THREE OF  THE  PENAL  LAW,  AND  ANY
OFFENSE COMMITTED IN ANY JURISDICTION FOR WHICH THE OFFENDER IS REQUIRED
TO REGISTER AS A SEX OFFENDER IN NEW YORK.
  2.  WHERE  AN  ARREST  HAS BEEN MADE BY LAW ENFORCEMENT OF AN EMPLOYEE
INVOLVING ALLEGATIONS OF A SEX OFFENSE IT IS THE RESPONSIBILITY  OF  LAW
ENFORCEMENT  TO  IMMEDIATELY  NOTIFY  THE  SUPERINTENDENT  OF SCHOOLS OR
SCHOOL ADMINISTRATOR OF ANY SCHOOL DISTRICT, CHARTER  SCHOOL,  BOARD  OF
COOPERATIVE   EDUCATIONAL  SERVICES,  PRIVATE  ELEMENTARY  OR  SECONDARY
SCHOOL, OR SPECIAL EDUCATION SCHOOLS, THAT EMPLOYS THE EMPLOYEE, OF  THE

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

Co-Sponsors

S6597A - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A8382
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Add §3021-a, Ed L

S6597A - Summary

Requires immediate notification by law enforcement of the filing of an accusatory instrument alleging a sex offense by an employee; provides that no cause of action against law enforcement or school district shall exist for damages related to the dissemination of criminal history or arrest records.

S6597A - Sponsor Memo

S6597A - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                 6597--A

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              June 6, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced by Sens. SERINO, MARCHIONE -- read twice and ordered printed,
  and  when  printed to be committed to the Committee on Rules -- recom-
  mitted to the Committee on Education 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 education law, in relation to requiring immediate
  notification by law enforcement of the filing of an accusatory instru-
  ment alleging a sex offense by an employee

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

  Section 1. The education law is amended by adding a new section 3021-a
to read follows:
  §  3021-A.  NOTIFICATION  OF  ACCUSATORY  INSTRUMENT  ALLEGING  A  SEX
OFFENSE. 1. FOR PURPOSES OF THIS SECTION:
  (A) THE TERM "EMPLOYEE" MEANS ANY PERSON RECEIVING COMPENSATION FROM A
SCHOOL  DISTRICT,  CHARTER  SCHOOL,  BOARD  OF  COOPERATION  EDUCATIONAL
SERVICES,  PRIVATE  ELEMENTARY  OR  SECONDARY  SCHOOL, SPECIAL EDUCATION
SCHOOLS, 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 OR SCHOOL, ITS STUDENTS OR EMPLOYEES, DIRECTLY OR THROUGH
CONTRACT, WHEREBY SUCH SERVICES PERFORMED BY SUCH PERSON INVOLVED DIRECT
STUDENT CONTACT.
  (B) THE TERM "SEX OFFENSE" MEANS AN OFFENSE FOR WHICH REGISTRATION  AS
A  SEX  OFFENDER IS REQUIRED PURSUANT TO ARTICLE SIX-C OF THE CORRECTION
LAW.
  2. WHEN AN ACCUSATORY INSTRUMENT HAS BEEN FILED ALLEGING  THE  COMMIS-
SION  OF  A  SEX OFFENSE BY A PERSON KNOWN TO BE AN EMPLOYEE OF A SCHOOL
DISTRICT, CHARTER SCHOOL, BOARD  OF  COOPERATIVE  EDUCATIONAL  SERVICES,
PRIVATE ELEMENTARY OR SECONDARY SCHOOL, OR SPECIAL EDUCATION SCHOOLS, IT

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

Co-Sponsors

S6597B (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A8382
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Add §3021-a, Ed L

S6597B (ACTIVE) - Summary

Requires immediate notification by law enforcement of the filing of an accusatory instrument alleging a sex offense by an employee; provides that no cause of action against law enforcement or school district shall exist for damages related to the dissemination of criminal history or arrest records.

S6597B (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S6597B (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                 6597--B
    Cal. No. 1455

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              June 6, 2017
                               ___________

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

AN  ACT  to  amend the education law, in relation to requiring immediate
  notification by law enforcement of the filing of an accusatory instru-
  ment alleging a sex offense by an employee

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

  Section 1. The education law is amended by adding a new section 3021-a
to read follows:
  §  3021-A.  NOTIFICATION  OF  ACCUSATORY  INSTRUMENT  ALLEGING  A  SEX
OFFENSE. 1. FOR PURPOSES OF THIS SECTION:
  (A) THE TERM "EMPLOYEE" MEANS ANY PERSON RECEIVING COMPENSATION FROM A
SCHOOL  DISTRICT,  CHARTER  SCHOOL,  BOARD  OF  COOPERATION  EDUCATIONAL
SERVICES,  PRIVATE  ELEMENTARY  OR  SECONDARY  SCHOOL, SPECIAL EDUCATION
SCHOOLS, 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 OR SCHOOL, ITS STUDENTS OR EMPLOYEES, DIRECTLY OR THROUGH
CONTRACT, WHEREBY SUCH SERVICES PERFORMED BY SUCH PERSON INVOLVED DIRECT
STUDENT CONTACT.
  (B) THE TERM "SEX OFFENSE" MEANS AN OFFENSE FOR WHICH REGISTRATION  AS
A  SEX  OFFENDER IS REQUIRED PURSUANT TO ARTICLE SIX-C OF THE CORRECTION
LAW.

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

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