senate Bill S2506

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Relates to employee human trafficking recognition training and to authorizing the establishment of a standardized human trafficking recognition training program

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Current Bill Status - Stricken


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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Feb 04, 2019 recommit, enacting clause stricken
Jan 25, 2019 referred to social services

S2506 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A1283
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Social Services Law
Laws Affected:
Add §483-gg, Soc Serv L
Versions Introduced in 2017-2018 Legislative Session:
S7725, A10869

S2506 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to employee human trafficking recognition training and to authorizing the establishment of a standardized human trafficking recognition training program; requires public transportation services to require all employees to undergo a human-trafficking recognition training program established by the division of criminal justice services and the office of temporary and disability assistance in consultation with the department of transportation and the New York state interagency task force on human trafficking.

S2506 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S2506 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  2506

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 25, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  KAPLAN -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Social Services

AN ACT to amend the social services law, in relation to  employee  human
  trafficking  recognition  training;  and  relating  to authorizing the
  establishment of a standardized human trafficking recognition training
  program

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

  Section  1. The social services law is amended by adding a new section
483-gg to read as follows:
  § 483-GG. HUMAN-TRAFFICKING RECOGNITION TRAINING. ANY PUBLIC TRANSPOR-
TATION SERVICE, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, RAIL  PASSENGER  SERVICE,
MOTORBUS  REGULAR  ROUTE  SERVICE, PARATRANSIT SERVICE, MOTORBUS CHARTER
SERVICE, AND FERRY PASSENGER SERVICE, SHALL REQUIRE ALL  CUSTOMER-FACING
EMPLOYEES  TO  UNDERGO  A HUMAN-TRAFFICKING RECOGNITION TRAINING PROGRAM
ESTABLISHED BY THE DIVISION OF CRIMINAL JUSTICE SERVICES AND THE  OFFICE
OF  TEMPORARY AND DISABILITY ASSISTANCE IN CONSULTATION WITH THE DEPART-
MENT OF LABOR AND THE NEW YORK STATE INTERAGENCY  TASK  FORCE  ON  HUMAN
TRAFFICKING.  FOR THE PURPOSES OF THIS SECTION THE TERM "CUSTOMER-FACING
EMPLOYEE"  SHALL  MEAN  ANY  EMPLOYEE  WHOSE JOB INVOLVES INTERACTING OR
COMMUNICATING DIRECTLY WITH CUSTOMERS.
  § 2. In consultation with the New York Interagency Task Force on Human
Trafficking and the commissioner of labor, the commissioner of the divi-
sion of criminal justice services and the commissioner of the office  of
temporary and disability assistance shall together establish a standard-
ized  human-trafficking  recognition  training  program for employees of
public transportation  services.  The  commissioners  may  use  federal,
state,  and  non-profit organization sources provided that such training
program shall address no less than the following issues:
  (a) The nature of human trafficking;
  (b) How human trafficking is defined in law;

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

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