senate Bill S2824

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Relates to mandatory reporting of child abuse

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Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Codes Committee


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Actions

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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

Votes

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May 10, 2022 - Children and Families committee Vote

S2824
4
2
committee
4
Aye
2
Nay
1
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Children and Families Committee Vote: May 10, 2022

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S2824 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A7015
Current Committee:
Senate Codes
Law Section:
Social Services Law
Laws Affected:
Add Art 6 Title 6-B §§429-a - 429-d, Soc Serv L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2015-2016: S8151
2017-2018: S2158, A11161
2019-2020: S1257, A4994

S2824 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Requires certain persons and officials to report child abuse or suspected child abuse to law enforcement authorities.

S2824 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

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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