senate Bill S1399

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Enacts the child abuse reporting expansion act

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Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Rules Committee


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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 10, 2021 committed to rules
May 03, 2021 advanced to third reading
Apr 28, 2021 2nd report cal.
Apr 27, 2021 1st report cal.828
Jan 11, 2021 referred to children and families

Votes

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Apr 27, 2021 - Children and Families committee Vote

S1399
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0
committee
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Aye
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Nay
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Aye with Reservations
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Absent
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Excused
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Abstained
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Children and Families Committee Vote: Apr 27, 2021

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S1399 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A888
Current Committee:
Senate Rules
Law Section:
Social Services Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §413, Soc Serv L
Versions Introduced in 2019-2020 Legislative Session:
S5711, A6662

S1399 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Enacts the child abuse reporting expansion act; relates to making clergy members required reporters of child abuse or mistreatment.

S1399 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S1399 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   1399
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                             January 11, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  Sen. HOYLMAN -- 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 establishing the
   "child abuse reporting expansion act"
 
   THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section  1.  This  act  shall  be known and may be cited as the "child
 abuse reporting expansion act".
   § 2. Paragraph (a) of subdivision 1  of  section  413  of  the  social
 services  law,  as  amended  by section 7 of part C of chapter 57 of the
 laws of 2018, is amended to read as follows:
   (a) The following persons and officials  are  required  to  report  or
 cause  a  report to be made in accordance with this title when they have
 reasonable cause to suspect that a child coming  before  them  in  their
 professional  or  official capacity is an abused or maltreated child, or
 when they have reasonable cause to suspect that a child is an abused  or
 maltreated  child  where  the  parent,  guardian,  custodian [or], other
 person legally responsible for such child comes  before  them  in  their
 professional  or  official  capacity  and states from personal knowledge
 facts, conditions or circumstances which, if correct, would  render  the
 child an abused or maltreated child: any physician; registered physician
 assistant;  surgeon;  medical examiner; coroner; dentist; dental hygien-
 ist; osteopath; optometrist; chiropractor; podiatrist; resident; intern;
 psychologist; registered nurse; social worker; emergency medical techni-
 cian; licensed creative arts therapist;  licensed  marriage  and  family
 therapist;  licensed  mental  health  counselor; licensed psychoanalyst;
 licensed behavior analyst; certified behavior analyst assistant;  hospi-
 tal  personnel  engaged in the admission, examination, care or treatment
 of persons; a Christian Science practitioner;  CLERGY  MEMBER  OR  OTHER
 MINISTER  OF  ANY  RELIGION;  school official, which includes but is not
 limited to school teacher, school guidance  counselor,  school  psychol-
 ogist, school social worker, school nurse, school administrator or other
 school  personnel  required to hold a teaching or administrative license
 or certificate; full or part-time compensated school  employee  required

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