assembly Bill A7356A

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Relates to fingerprinting and background checks of construction contractors

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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 08, 2020 referred to education
May 29, 2019 print number 7356a
May 29, 2019 amend and recommit to education
Apr 26, 2019 referred to education

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A7356 - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S4862
Current Committee:
Assembly Education
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§1125, 305 & 3035, Ed L; amd §§424-a & 390-a, Soc Serv L

A7356 - Summary

Relates to fingerprinting and background checks of construction contractors.

A7356 - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  7356

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                             April 26, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by M. of A. GRIFFIN -- read once and referred to the Commit-
  tee on Education

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

Multi-Sponsors

A7356A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S4862
Current Committee:
Assembly Education
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§1125, 305 & 3035, Ed L; amd §§424-a & 390-a, Soc Serv L

A7356A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to fingerprinting and background checks of construction contractors.

A7356A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                 7356--A

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                             April 26, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by M. of A. GRIFFIN, THIELE, LAVINE -- Multi-Sponsored by --
  M. of A.  ENGLEBRIGHT -- read once and referred 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 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-
ing of prospective employees, as defined in section eleven hundred twen-
ty-five  of  this  chapter,  of school districts, charter schools [and],

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