senate Bill S3335

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Requires nonpublic and private elementary and secondary schools to require their prospective employees to submit fingerprints for the purpose of criminal background checks

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Current Bill Status - Passed Senate


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    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 04, 2019 referred to education
delivered to assembly
passed senate
May 29, 2019 advanced to third reading
May 22, 2019 2nd report cal.
May 21, 2019 1st report cal.855
Apr 30, 2019 reported and committed to finance
Feb 05, 2019 referred to education

Votes

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May 21, 2019 - Finance committee Vote

S3335
17
0
committee
17
Aye
0
Nay
6
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Apr 30, 2019 - Education committee Vote

S3335
13
0
committee
13
Aye
0
Nay
2
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Education Committee Vote: Apr 30, 2019

aye wr (2)

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S3335 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A4652
Current Committee:
Assembly Education
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§3905, 2590-h & 3001-d, Ed L

S3335 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Requires nonpublic and private elementary and secondary schools to require their prospective employees to submit fingerprints through the commissioner of education for the purpose of criminal background checks; authorizes conditional appointment of employees by such schools pending determination of the criminal background check.

S3335 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S3335 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

    S. 3335                                                  A. 4652

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                      S E N A T E - A S S E M B L Y

                            February 5, 2019
                               ___________

IN  SENATE  --  Introduced  by  Sen.  KAMINSKY -- read twice and ordered
  printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee  on  Educa-
  tion

IN ASSEMBLY -- Introduced by M. of A. ROZIC -- read once and referred to
  the Committee on Education

AN  ACT  to  amend the education law, in relation to requiring nonpublic
  and private elementary and secondary schools to apply to  the  commis-
  sioner  of education for criminal history record checks on prospective
  employees

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

  Section  1.  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 boards
of  cooperative  educational  services  and  [authorizing] REQUIRING the
fingerprinting of prospective employees of nonpublic and private elemen-
tary and secondary schools, and for the use of information derived  from
searches of the records of the division of criminal justice services and
the  federal  bureau  of  investigation based on the use of such finger-
prints. The commissioner shall also develop a form  for  use  by  school
districts,  charter schools, boards of cooperative educational services,
and nonpublic and private elementary and secondary schools in connection
with the submission of fingerprints that contains the specific job title
sought and any other information that may be relevant  to  consideration
of  the  applicant. The commissioner shall also establish a form for the

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

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