senate Bill S7526A

2017-2018 Legislative Session

Requires licensed or certified school social workers in each elementary, intermediate, middle, junior high and senior high school

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 29, 2018 print number 7526a
Jan 29, 2018 amend (t) and recommit to education
Jan 19, 2018 referred to education

S7526 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A9533
Current Committee:
Senate Education
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Add §803-b, Ed L
Versions Introduced in 2019-2020 Legislative Session:
S3477, A5338

S7526 - Summary

Requires at least one full-time licensed or certified social worker to be employed in each elementary, intermediate, middle, junior high school and senior high school throughout the state.

S7526 - Sponsor Memo

S7526 - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  7526

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 19, 2018
                               ___________

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

AN ACT to amend the education law, in relation to requiring  a  licensed
  social  worker  in  each elementary, intermediate, middle, junior high
  and senior high school

  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 803-b
to read as follows:
  § 803-B. SOCIAL WORKERS LICENSED UNDER ARTICLE ONE HUNDRED  FIFTY-FOUR
OF  THIS  CHAPTER  REQUIRED  IN ELEMENTARY, INTERMEDIATE, MIDDLE, JUNIOR
HIGH AND SENIOR HIGH SCHOOLS.   THE BOARD OF EDUCATION  OR  TRUSTEES  OF
EVERY  SCHOOL  DISTRICT  IN THE STATE SHALL ON AND AFTER JULY FIRST, TWO
THOUSAND EIGHTEEN EMPLOY AT LEAST ONE LICENSED SOCIAL WORKER IN EACH  OF
THE  SCHOOLS  UNDER  THEIR  JURISDICTION EXCLUSIVE OF ANY SOCIAL WORKERS
FUNDED OR MANDATED THROUGH ANY SPECIAL  EDUCATION  FUNDING,  AID,  REGU-
LATION  OR  STATUTE.    SUCH  LICENSED  SOCIAL WORKER SHALL PERFORM SUCH
DUTIES WITHIN THEIR LAWFUL SCOPE OF PRACTICE.
  § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.






 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD14250-01-8

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S7526A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A9533
Current Committee:
Senate Education
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Add §803-b, Ed L
Versions Introduced in 2019-2020 Legislative Session:
S3477, A5338

S7526A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Requires at least one full-time licensed or certified social worker to be employed in each elementary, intermediate, middle, junior high school and senior high school throughout the state.

S7526A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S7526A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                 7526--A

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 19, 2018
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sen. HAMILTON -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee  on  Education  --  committee
  discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted
  to said committee

AN  ACT  to amend the education law, in relation to requiring a licensed
  or certified social worker in each elementary,  intermediate,  middle,
  junior high and senior high school

  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  803-b
to read as follows:
  §  803-B. SOCIAL WORKERS LICENSED UNDER ARTICLE ONE HUNDRED FIFTY-FOUR
OF THIS CHAPTER OR CERTIFIED PURSUANT TO RULES  AND  REGULATIONS  ESTAB-
LISHED  BY THE DEPARTMENT, REQUIRED IN ELEMENTARY, INTERMEDIATE, MIDDLE,
JUNIOR HIGH AND SENIOR HIGH SCHOOLS.  THE BOARD OF EDUCATION OR TRUSTEES
OF EVERY PUBLIC SCHOOL DISTRICT IN THE STATE SHALL  ON  AND  AFTER  JULY
FIRST,  TWO  THOUSAND EIGHTEEN EMPLOY AND PROVIDE ACCESS TO AT LEAST ONE
LICENSED OR CERTIFIED SCHOOL SOCIAL WORKER IN EACH OF THE SCHOOLS  UNDER
THEIR  JURISDICTION  EXCLUSIVE  OF  ANY  SCHOOL SOCIAL WORKERS FUNDED OR
MANDATED THROUGH ANY SPECIAL EDUCATION FUNDING, AID, REGULATION OR STAT-
UTE.  SUCH LICENSED OR CERTIFIED SCHOOL SOCIAL WORKER SHALL PERFORM SUCH
DUTIES WITHIN THEIR LAWFUL SCOPE OF PRACTICE.
  § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.




 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD14250-03-8

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