senate Bill S273A

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Relates to child abuse in an educational setting

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Current Bill Status Via A5842 - Passed Senate & Assembly


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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Mar 25, 2019 returned to assembly
passed senate
3rd reading cal.238
substituted for s273a
Mar 25, 2019 substituted by a5842
Mar 13, 2019 advanced to third reading
Mar 12, 2019 2nd report cal.
Mar 11, 2019 1st report cal.238
Feb 21, 2019 print number 273a
Feb 21, 2019 amend and recommit to children and families
Jan 09, 2019 referred to children and families

S273 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A5842
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§1126, 1132 & 1134, Ed L (as proposed in S.7372-B & A.8485-B)

S273 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to child abuse in an educational setting; clarifies that it includes individuals employed by a school and individuals employed by a person or entity that contracts with a school to provide transportation services.

S273 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S273 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                   273

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 9, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sen. GALLIVAN -- 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  child  abuse  in  an
  educational setting

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

  Section 1. The opening paragraph of subdivision 1 and subdivisions 1-a
and 2 of section 1126 of the education law,  the  opening  paragraph  of
subdivision  1 and subdivision 2 as amended and subdivision 1-a as added
by chapter 363 of the laws of 2018, are amended to read as follows:
  In any case where an oral or written allegation is made to a  teacher,
school  nurse,  school  guidance  counselor, school psychologist, school
social worker, school administrator, school board member or other school
personnel required to hold  a  teaching  or  administrative  license  or
certificate,  as  well  as a licensed and registered physical therapist,
licensed and registered occupational therapist, licensed and  registered
speech-language pathologist, teacher aide, EMPLOYED SCHOOL BUS DRIVER or
school  resource officer, that a child has been subjected to child abuse
by an employee or volunteer in an educational setting, such person shall
upon receipt of such allegation:
  1-a. (i) In any case where an oral or written allegation is made to  a
school  bus  driver  employed  by  a  SCHOOL  OR A person or entity that
contracts with a school to provide transportation services  to  children
that  a child has been subjected to child abuse by an employee or volun-
teer in an educational setting, such driver shall upon receipt  of  such
allegation,  promptly  report or cause a report to be made to his or her
supervisor employed by such SCHOOL OR contracting person or entity.
  (ii) In any case where an oral or written report or allegation is made
to a supervisor who is employed by a SCHOOL OR A person or  entity  that
contracts  with  a school to provide transportation services to children

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets

Co-Sponsors

S273A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A5842
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§1126, 1132 & 1134, Ed L (as proposed in S.7372-B & A.8485-B)

S273A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to child abuse in an educational setting; clarifies that it includes individuals employed by a school and individuals employed by a person or entity that contracts with a school to provide transportation services.

S273A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S273A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                 273--A

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 9, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sen. GALLIVAN -- 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  child  abuse  in  an
  educational setting

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

  Section 1. Subdivision 1-a of section 1126 of the  education  law,  as
added  by  a  chapter  of  the  laws of 2018, amending the education law
relating to child abuse in an educational setting, as proposed in legis-
lative bills numbers S. 7372-B and A. 8485-B,  is  amended  to  read  as
follows:
  1-a.  (i) In any case where an oral or written allegation is made to a
school bus driver employed by a  SCHOOL  OR  A  person  or  entity  that
contracts  with  a school to provide transportation services to children
that a child has been subjected to child abuse by an employee or  volun-
teer  in  an educational setting, such driver shall upon receipt of such
allegation, promptly report or cause a report to be made to his  or  her
supervisor employed by such SCHOOL OR contracting person or entity.
  (ii) In any case where an oral or written report or allegation is made
to  a  supervisor who is employed by a SCHOOL OR A person or entity that
contracts with a school to provide transportation services  to  children
from a person employed by the SCHOOL OR THE contracted person or entity,
that  a  child  in  such  school has been subjected to child abuse by an
employee or volunteer in an educational setting, such  supervisor  shall
upon  receipt  of  such allegation promptly complete a written report of
such allegation including the full name  of  the  child  alleged  to  be
abused;  the name of the child's parent or guardian; the identity of the
person making the allegation and their relationship to the alleged child

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets

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