Assembly Actions -
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|May 10, 2022||
reported and committed to codes
|Mar 17, 2022||
notice of committee consideration - requested
|Jan 05, 2022||
referred to children and families
|Jan 25, 2021||
referred to children and families
Senate Bill S2824
2021-2022 Legislative Session
Archive: Last Bill Status - In Senate Committee Codes Committee
- In Committee Assembly
- On Floor Calendar Assembly
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed By Governor
2021-S2824 (ACTIVE) - Details
2021-S2824 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S2824 SPONSOR: SERINO TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the social services law, in relation to the reporting of child abuse PURPOSE: Requires certain persons and officials to report child abuse or suspected child abuse to law enforcement authorities SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Section 1: Adds a new title 6-B of the Social Services law to create reporting requirements of suspected child abuse to law enforcement where it does not involve a family member for the purposes of the social secu- rity law. Adds a new provision for reporting by persons eighteen and older who are employed or affiliated with an organization that provides services or programming to children. Provides for training requirements for mandated reporting and directs the Commissioner of the Office of
2021-S2824 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 2824 2021-2022 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E January 25, 2021 ___________ Introduced by Sens. SERINO, AKSHAR, GALLIVAN, HELMING -- 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 reporting of child abuse THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Article 6 of the social services law is amended by adding a new title 6-B to read as follows: TITLE 6-B REPORTS OF CHILD ABUSE TO LAW ENFORCEMENT SECTION 429-A. DEFINITIONS. 429-B. PERSONS AND OFFICIALS REQUIRED TO REPORT CASES OF SUSPECTED CHILD ABUSE TO APPROPRIATE LAW ENFORCEMENT. 429-C. PENALTIES FOR FAILURE TO REPORT. 429-D. IMMUNITY FROM LIABILITY. § 429-A. DEFINITIONS. FOR THE PURPOSES OF THIS TITLE THE TERM: 1. "ABUSED CHILD" SHALL MEAN A CHILD UNDER THE AGE OF EIGHTEEN YEARS UPON WHOM A PERSON EIGHTEEN YEARS OF AGE OR OLDER WHO IS NOT THE PARENT OR OTHER PERSON LEGALLY RESPONSIBLE FOR SUCH CHILD'S CARE: (A) INTENTIONALLY OR RECKLESSLY INFLICTS PHYSICAL INJURY, SERIOUS PHYSICAL INJURY OR DEATH, OR (B) INTENTIONALLY OR RECKLESSLY ENGAGES IN CONDUCT WHICH CREATES A SUBSTANTIAL RISK OF PHYSICAL INJURY, SERIOUS PHYSICAL INJURY OR DEATH, OR (C) COMMITS OR ATTEMPTS TO COMMIT AGAINST A CHILD THE CRIME OF DISSEM- INATING INDECENT MATERIALS TO MINORS PURSUANT TO ARTICLE TWO HUNDRED THIRTY-FIVE OF THE PENAL LAW, OR (D) ENGAGES IN ANY CONDUCT PROHIBITED BY ARTICLE ONE HUNDRED THIRTY OR TWO HUNDRED SIXTY-THREE OF THE PENAL LAW; EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted.
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