assembly Bill A4652

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Requires nonpublic and private elementary and secondary schools to require their prospective employees to submit fingerprints for the purpose of criminal background checks

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Jan 08, 2020 referred to education
Feb 05, 2019 referred to education

A4652 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
Current Committee:
Assembly Education
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§305, 2590-h & 3001-d, Ed L
Versions Introduced in 2021-2022 Legislative Session:
A710, S392

A4652 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Requires nonpublic and private elementary and secondary schools to require their prospective employees to submit fingerprints through the commissioner of education for the purpose of criminal background checks; authorizes conditional appointment of employees by such schools pending determination of the criminal background check.

A4652 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
     S. 3335                                                  A. 4652
                        2019-2020 Regular Sessions
                       S E N A T E - A S S E M B L Y
                             February 5, 2019
 IN  SENATE  --  Introduced  by  Sen.  KAMINSKY -- read twice and ordered
   printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee  on  Educa-
 IN ASSEMBLY -- Introduced by M. of A. ROZIC -- read once and referred to
   the Committee on Education

 AN  ACT  to  amend the education law, in relation to requiring nonpublic
   and private elementary and secondary schools to apply to  the  commis-
   sioner  of education for criminal history record checks on prospective
   Section  1.  Paragraph  (a)  of  subdivision  30 of section 305 of the
 education law, as amended by chapter 630 of the laws of 2006, is amended
 to read as follows:
   (a) The commissioner, in cooperation with  the  division  of  criminal
 justice  services  and  in  accordance with all applicable provisions of
 law, shall promulgate rules and regulations to require the  fingerprint-
 ing of prospective employees, as defined in section eleven hundred twen-
 ty-five of this chapter, of school districts, charter schools and boards
 of  cooperative  educational  services  and  [authorizing] REQUIRING the
 fingerprinting of prospective employees of nonpublic and private elemen-
 tary and secondary schools, and for the use of information derived  from
 searches of the records of the division of criminal justice services and
 the  federal  bureau  of  investigation based on the use of such finger-
 prints. The commissioner shall also develop a form  for  use  by  school
 districts,  charter schools, boards of cooperative educational services,
 and nonpublic and private elementary and secondary schools in connection
 with the submission of fingerprints that contains the specific job title
 sought and any other information that may be relevant  to  consideration
 of  the  applicant. The commissioner shall also establish a form for the
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.