senate Bill S3563A

Signed By Governor
2019-2020 Legislative Session

Requires the anchoring of furniture and electronics in child day care centers and certain other facilities

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Archive: Last Bill Status Via A29 - Signed by Governor


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  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Aug 13, 2019 signed chap.162
Aug 12, 2019 delivered to governor
May 22, 2019 returned to assembly
passed senate
3rd reading cal.816
substituted for s3563a
May 22, 2019 substituted by a29a
May 21, 2019 ordered to third reading cal.816
reported and committed to rules
May 09, 2019 print number 3563a
May 09, 2019 amend (t) and recommit to children and families
Feb 08, 2019 referred to children and families

Votes

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May 21, 2019 - Children and Families committee Vote

S3563A
5
0
committee
5
Aye
0
Nay
2
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Children and Families Committee Vote: May 21, 2019

aye wr (2)

May 21, 2019 - Rules committee Vote

S3563A
15
4
committee
15
Aye
4
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Co-Sponsors

S3563 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A29
Law Section:
Social Services Law
Laws Affected:
Add §390-l, Soc Serv L
Versions Introduced in 2017-2018 Legislative Session:
S3667, A5284

S3563 - Summary

Requires the anchoring of furniture and electronics in child day care centers and certain other facilities.

S3563 - Sponsor Memo

S3563 - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   3563
 
                        2019-2020 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                             February 8, 2019
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  Sens.  SERRANO,  KENNEDY,  MONTGOMERY  -- read twice and
   ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee  on
   Children and Families
 
 AN  ACT  to  amend the social services law, in relation to requiring the
   anchoring of furniture and electronics  in  child  day  care  centers,
   public institutions for children and certain other facilities
 
   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
 390-l to read as follows:
   §  390-L.  SECURING  OF  FURNITURE. 1. THIS SECTION SHALL APPLY TO ANY
 AGENCY BOARDING HOME, GROUP HOME, CHILD DAY CARE CENTER, PUBLIC INSTITU-
 TION FOR CHILDREN, OR ANY AUTHORIZED AGENCY NOT INCLUDING A FOSTER HOME,
 FAMILY DAY CARE CENTER OR GROUP FAMILY DAY CARE CENTER.
   2. ANY FACILITY TO WHICH THIS SECTION APPLIES SHALL TAKE  MEASURES  TO
 SECURELY  ANCHOR  TO  THE  FLOORS OR WALLS OF SUCH FACILITY ALL ITEMS OF
 LARGE FURNITURE AND ALL ELECTRONIC APPLIANCES CAPABLE  OF  BEING  TIPPED
 OVER  DUE  TO DESIGN, HEIGHT, WEIGHT, STABILITY OR OTHER FEATURES, USING
 ANGLE-BRACES, ANCHORS OR OTHER ANCHORING DEVICES. ANY ITEM OF  FURNITURE
 OR  ELECTRONIC  DEVICE WHICH CANNOT BE SO ANCHORED SHALL BE REMOVED FROM
 THE FACILITY.
   3. IF A VIOLATION OF THE PROVISIONS OF THIS SECTION IS  DISCOVERED  BY
 THE  OFFICE OF CHILDREN AND FAMILY SERVICES OR ANY LOCAL SOCIAL SERVICES
 DISTRICT AUTHORIZED TO INSPECT  THE  FACILITY  AT  WHICH  THE  VIOLATION
 OCCURS,  THE  AGENCY  DISCOVERING  THE  VIOLATION  SHALL PROVIDE WRITTEN
 NOTICE OF THE VIOLATION TO THE OPERATOR  OF  THE  FACILITY  AND  TO  THE
 OFFICE  OF  CHILDREN  AND  FAMILY  SERVICES  IF  SUCH  OFFICE IS NOT THE
 INSPECTING AGENCY WITHIN TEN CALENDAR  DAYS  OF  THE  DISCOVERY  OF  THE
 VIOLATION.  THE  OPERATOR  OF  THE  FACILITY SHALL CORRECT THE VIOLATION
 IMMEDIATELY, UPON NOTICE.  IF THE VIOLATION IS NOT CORRECTED, THE OFFICE
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD01860-01-9

Co-Sponsors

S3563A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A29
Law Section:
Social Services Law
Laws Affected:
Add §390-l, Soc Serv L
Versions Introduced in 2017-2018 Legislative Session:
S3667, A5284

S3563A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Requires the anchoring of furniture and electronics in child day care centers and certain other facilities.

S3563A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S3563A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                  3563--A
 
                        2019-2020 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                             February 8, 2019
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  Sens.  SERRANO,  KENNEDY,  MONTGOMERY  -- 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 social services law, in relation  to  requiring  the
   anchoring  of  furniture and electronics in child day care centers and
   certain other facilities
 
   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
 390-l to read as follows:
   § 390-L. SECURING OF FURNITURE. 1. THIS SECTION  SHALL  APPLY  TO  ANY
 CHILD  DAY CARE CENTER AS DEFINED IN PARAGRAPH (C) OF SUBDIVISION ONE OF
 SECTION THREE HUNDRED NINETY OF THIS TITLE, OR ANY AUTHORIZED AGENCY  AS
 DEFINED  IN  PARAGRAPH  (A)  OF SUBDIVISION TEN OF SECTION THREE HUNDRED
 SEVENTY-ONE OF THIS TITLE, INCLUDING ANY AGENCY BOARDING HOME  OR  GROUP
 HOME.
   2.  ANY  FACILITY TO WHICH THIS SECTION APPLIES SHALL TAKE MEASURES TO
 SECURELY ANCHOR TO THE FLOORS OR WALLS OF SUCH  FACILITY  ALL  ITEMS  OF
 LARGE  FURNITURE  AND  ALL ELECTRONIC APPLIANCES CAPABLE OF BEING TIPPED
 OVER DUE TO DESIGN, HEIGHT, WEIGHT, STABILITY OR OTHER  FEATURES,  USING
 ANGLE-BRACES,  ANCHORS OR OTHER ANCHORING DEVICES. ANY ITEM OF FURNITURE
 OR ELECTRONIC DEVICE WHICH CANNOT BE SO ANCHORED SHALL BE  REMOVED  FROM
 THE FACILITY.
   3.  IF  A VIOLATION OF THE PROVISIONS OF THIS SECTION IS DISCOVERED BY
 THE OFFICE OF CHILDREN AND FAMILY SERVICES OR ANY LOCAL SOCIAL  SERVICES
 DISTRICT  AUTHORIZED  TO  INSPECT  THE  FACILITY  AT WHICH THE VIOLATION
 OCCURS, THE AGENCY  DISCOVERING  THE  VIOLATION  SHALL  PROVIDE  WRITTEN
 NOTICE  OF  THE  VIOLATION  TO  THE  OPERATOR OF THE FACILITY AND TO THE
 OFFICE OF CHILDREN AND  FAMILY  SERVICES  IF  SUCH  OFFICE  IS  NOT  THE
 INSPECTING  AGENCY  WITHIN  TEN  CALENDAR  DAYS  OF THE DISCOVERY OF THE
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.

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