senate Bill S864

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Relates to technological improvements to the statewide central register

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Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Children And Families Committee


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Jan 08, 2020 referred to children and families
Jan 09, 2019 referred to children and families

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S864 (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Senate Children And Families
Law Section:
Social Services Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §422, Soc Serv L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2013-2014: S7042
2015-2016: S399
2017-2018: S3169

S864 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Improves child welfare investigations by improving the central register; requires calls made to the central register be recorded and such recording made part of any report of suspected child abuse or neglect.

S864 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S864 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                   864

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             January 9, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens. GALLIVAN, YOUNG -- 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 technological
  improvements to the central register

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

  Section  1. Subdivision 2 of section 422 of the social services law is
amended by adding a new paragraph (a-1) to read as follows:
  (A-1) NOTWITHSTANDING ANY PROVISION OF LAW TO THE CONTRARY,  NO  LATER
THAN  JANUARY FIRST, TWO THOUSAND TWENTY-ONE, THE OFFICE OF CHILDREN AND
FAMILY SERVICES AS PART OF THE CENTRAL REGISTER SHALL:
  (I) RECORD ALL VOICE CALLS MADE TO THE CENTRAL REGISTER AND SHALL MAKE
SUCH RECORDING A PART OF ANY REPORT OF SUSPECTED CHILD ABUSE OR NEGLECT;
  (II) IMMEDIATELY TRANSMIT SUCH VOICE RECORDING AS PART OF  THE  RECORD
OF  AN  ALLEGATION  OF  CHILD ABUSE AND NEGLECT TO THE APPROPRIATE LOCAL
CHILD PROTECTIVE SERVICES FOR INVESTIGATION; AND
  (III) MAINTAIN RECORDINGS OF ANY CALL THAT DID NOT CONSTITUTE A REPORT
OF CHILD ABUSE OR NEGLECT FOR AT LEAST TWO YEARS AND ANY CALL  THAT  DID
CONSTITUTE A REPORT OF CHILD ABUSE OR NEGLECT FOR AT LEAST FIVE YEARS.
  § 2. This act shall take effect January 1, 2021.




 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD02750-01-9

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