senate Bill S4862B

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Relates to fingerprinting and background checks of construction contractors

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 19, 2019 referred to education
Jun 18, 2019 delivered to assembly
passed senate
ordered to third reading cal.1552
committee discharged and committed to rules
May 29, 2019 print number 4862b
May 29, 2019 amend and recommit to children and families
Apr 17, 2019 print number 4862a
Apr 17, 2019 amend and recommit to children and families
Mar 27, 2019 referred to children and families

Co-Sponsors

S4862 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A7356
Current Committee:
Assembly Education
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§1125, 305 & 3035, Ed L; amd §§424-a & 390-a, Soc Serv L

S4862 - Summary

Relates to fingerprinting and background checks of construction contractors.

S4862 - Sponsor Memo

S4862 - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  4862

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             March 27, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sen. MARTINEZ -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Children and Families

AN ACT to amend the education law, in relation to background checks  and
  fingerprinting;  and  to amend the social services law, in relation to
  statewide central registry clearances by construction contractors

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

  Section  1.  Subdivision  3  of  section 1125 of the education law, as
amended by chapter 363 of the laws  of  2018,  is  amended  to  read  as
follows:
  3. "Employee" shall mean any person: (i) who is receiving compensation
from  a  school  or (ii) whose duties involve direct student contact and
(a) who is  receiving  compensation  from  any  person  or  entity  that
contracts  with a school to provide transportation services to children,
or (b) who is an 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,  OR
(C)  WHO IS RECEIVING COMPENSATION FROM ANY CONSTRUCTION CONTRACTOR, and
consistent with the provisions  of  such  title  for  the  provision  of
services  to such school, its students or employees, directly or through
contract.
  § 2. Paragraph (a-2) of subdivision 3 of section 2854 of the education
law is amended by adding a new subparagraph (v) to read as follows:
  (V) NOTWITHSTANDING ANYTHING TO THE  CONTRARY  IN  THIS  SECTION,  THE
BOARD  OF  TRUSTEES OF A CHARTER SCHOOL SHALL NOT BE REQUIRED TO OVERSEE
THE FINGERPRINTING PROCESS FOR EMPLOYEES OF A CONSTRUCTION CONTRACTOR SO
LONG AS THEY HAVE ENGAGED A CONSTRUCTION  CONTRACTOR  WHO  HAS  COMPLIED
WITH THE FINGERPRINTING REQUIREMENTS ELSEWHERE IN THIS CHAPTER.
  §  3.  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:

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

Co-Sponsors

S4862A - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A7356
Current Committee:
Assembly Education
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§1125, 305 & 3035, Ed L; amd §§424-a & 390-a, Soc Serv L

S4862A - Summary

Relates to fingerprinting and background checks of construction contractors.

S4862A - Sponsor Memo

S4862A - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                 4862--A

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             March 27, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sens. MARTINEZ, THOMAS -- read twice and ordered printed,
  and when printed to be committed to  the  Committee  on  Children  and
  Families  --  committee discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as
  amended and recommitted to said committee

AN ACT to amend the education law, in relation to background checks  and
  fingerprinting;  and  to amend the social services law, in relation to
  statewide central registry clearances by construction contractors

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

  Section  1.  Subdivision  3  of  section 1125 of the education law, as
amended by chapter 363 of the laws  of  2018,  is  amended  to  read  as
follows:
  3. "Employee" shall mean any person: (i) who is receiving compensation
from  a  school  or (ii) whose duties involve direct student contact and
(a) who is  receiving  compensation  from  any  person  or  entity  that
contracts  with a school to provide transportation services to children,
or (b) who is an 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,  OR
(C)  WHO IS RECEIVING COMPENSATION FROM ANY CONSTRUCTION CONTRACTOR, and
consistent with the provisions  of  such  title  for  the  provision  of
services  to such school, its students or employees, directly or through
contract.
  § 2. Paragraph (a-2) of subdivision 3 of section 2854 of the education
law is amended by adding a new subparagraph (v) to read as follows:
  (V) NOTWITHSTANDING ANYTHING TO THE  CONTRARY  IN  THIS  SECTION,  THE
BOARD  OF  TRUSTEES OF A CHARTER SCHOOL SHALL NOT BE REQUIRED TO OVERSEE
THE FINGERPRINTING PROCESS FOR EMPLOYEES OF A CONSTRUCTION CONTRACTOR SO
LONG AS THEY HAVE ENGAGED A CONSTRUCTION  CONTRACTOR  WHO  HAS  COMPLIED
WITH THE FINGERPRINTING REQUIREMENTS ELSEWHERE IN THIS CHAPTER.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD07679-06-9

Co-Sponsors

S4862B (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A7356
Current Committee:
Assembly Education
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§1125, 305 & 3035, Ed L; amd §§424-a & 390-a, Soc Serv L

S4862B (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to fingerprinting and background checks of construction contractors.

S4862B (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S4862B (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                 4862--B

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             March 27, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced by Sens. MARTINEZ, BROOKS, GAUGHRAN, KAMINSKY, THOMAS -- read
  twice  and  ordered  printed,  and when printed to be committed to the
  Committee on Children  and  Families  --  committee  discharged,  bill
  amended,  ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted to said commit-
  tee --  committee  discharged,  bill  amended,  ordered  reprinted  as
  amended and recommitted to said committee

AN  ACT to amend the education law, in relation to background checks and
  fingerprinting; and to amend the social services law, in  relation  to
  statewide central registry clearances by construction contractors

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

  Section 1. Subdivision 3 of section 1125  of  the  education  law,  as
amended  by  chapter  363  of  the  laws  of 2018, is amended to read as
follows:
  3. "Employee" shall mean any person: (i) who is receiving compensation
from a school or (ii) whose duties involve direct  student  contact  and
(a)  who  is  receiving  compensation  from  any  person  or entity that
contracts with a school to provide transportation services to  children,
or  (b)  who  is  an 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, OR
(C) WHO IS RECEIVING COMPENSATION FROM ANY CONSTRUCTION CONTRACTOR,  and
consistent  with  the  provisions  of  such  title  for the provision of
services to such school, its students or employees, directly or  through
contract.
  §  2.  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-

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

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