senate Bill S1539

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Relates to the disclosure of information pertaining to a child abuse and neglect investigation

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Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Children And Families Committee


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Jan 15, 2019 referred to children and families

S1539 (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Senate Children And Families
Law Section:
Social Services Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §422-a, Soc Serv L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2013-2014: S7127
2015-2016: S2122
2017-2018: S665

S1539 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to the disclosure of information pertaining to a child abuse and neglect investigation.

S1539 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S1539 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  1539

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 15, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen. KENNEDY -- 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  disclosure  of
  information pertaining to a child abuse and neglect investigation

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

  Section 1. Section 422-a of the social  services  law  is  amended  by
adding a new subdivision 8 to read as follows:
  8.  NOTWITHSTANDING ANY INCONSISTENT PROVISION OF LAW TO THE CONTRARY,
ANY DISCLOSURE OF INFORMATION MADE BY A CITY OR COUNTY  SOCIAL  SERVICES
COMMISSIONER PURSUANT TO A GOOD FAITH BASIS UNDER THIS SECTION SHALL NOT
BE SUBJECT TO PROSECUTION PURSUANT TO SUBDIVISION TWELVE OF SECTION FOUR
HUNDRED TWENTY-TWO OF THIS TITLE.
  § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.






 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD02001-01-9

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