senate Bill S588

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Relates to the interviewing of children in the presence of the subject of the report

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Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Children And Families Committee


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Actions

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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 08, 2020 referred to children and families
returned to senate
died in assembly
Mar 18, 2019 referred to children and families
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Feb 26, 2019 advanced to third reading
Feb 12, 2019 2nd report cal.
Feb 11, 2019 1st report cal.133
Jan 09, 2019 referred to children and families

Votes

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Feb 11, 2019 - Children and Families committee Vote

S588
6
0
committee
6
Aye
0
Nay
1
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Children and Families Committee Vote: Feb 11, 2019

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S588 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A6800
Current Committee:
Senate Children And Families
Law Section:
Social Services Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §424, Soc Serv L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2013-2014: S6341, A8427
2015-2016: S2119, A3026
2017-2018: S2990, A2331

S588 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to the interviewing of children in the presence of the subject of the report.

S588 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S588 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                   588

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 9, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sens. KENNEDY, BRESLIN -- 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 the interviewing
  of children in the presence of other persons

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

  Section 1. Paragraph (a) of subdivision 6 of section 424 of the social
services law, as amended by chapter 281 of the laws of 2017, is  amended
to read as follows:
  (a)  upon  receipt  of  such report, commence or cause the appropriate
society for the prevention of cruelty to children  to  commence,  within
twenty-four  hours,  an appropriate investigation which shall include an
evaluation of the environment of the child named in the report  and  any
other  children in the same home and a determination of the risk to such
children if they continue to remain in the existing home environment, as
well as a determination of the nature, extent and cause of any condition
enumerated in such report and the name, age and condition of other chil-
dren in the home, and, after seeing to the safety of the child or  chil-
dren,  forthwith  notify  the  subjects  of the report and other persons
named in the report in writing of the existence of the report and  their
respective  rights  pursuant  to  this  title  in  regard  to amendment.
NOTWITHSTANDING ANY OTHER PROVISION OF LAW, THE SUBJECT CHILD OF SUCH  A
REPORT  SHALL  NOT  BE INTERVIEWED IN THE PRESENCE OF THE SUBJECT OF THE
REPORT;
  § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.


 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD03588-01-9

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