Assembly Actions -
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jan 05, 2022||
referred to children and families
|Apr 21, 2021||
referred to children and families
Assembly Bill A7067
2021-2022 Legislative Session
Archive: Last Bill Status - In Assembly Committee
- In Committee Assembly
- On Floor Calendar Assembly
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed By Governor
2021-A7067 (ACTIVE) - Details
2021-A7067 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 7067 2021-2022 Regular Sessions I N A S S E M B L Y April 21, 2021 ___________ Introduced by M. of A. HEVESI -- read once and referred to the Committee on Children and Families AN ACT to amend the social services law, in relation to differential response programs for child protection assessments or investigations THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Subdivision 1 of section 427-a of the social services law, as amended by chapter 45 of the laws of 2011, is amended to read as follows: 1. [Any] EACH social services district [may] SHALL, upon the authori- zation of the office of children and family services, establish a program that implements differential responses to reports of child abuse and maltreatment. Such programs shall create a family assessment and services track as an alternative means of addressing certain matters otherwise investigated as allegations of child abuse or maltreatment pursuant to this title. Notwithstanding any other provision of law to the contrary, the provisions of this section shall apply only to those cases involving allegations of [abuse or] maltreatment in family settings expressly included in the family assessment and services track of the AUTHORIZED differential response program[, and only in those social services districts authorized by the office of children and fami- ly services to implement a differential response program]. Such cases shall not be subject to the requirements otherwise applicable to cases reported to the statewide central register of child abuse and maltreat- ment pursuant to this title, except as set forth in this section. § 2. The opening paragraph and paragraph (a) of subdivision 2 of section 427-a of the social services law, as added by chapter 452 of the laws of 2007, are amended to read as follows: [Any] EACH social services district [interested in implementing a differential response program] shall [apply] SUBMIT A PLAN to the office of children and family services ON OR BEFORE JANUARY FIRST, TWO THOUSAND EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted.
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