senate Bill S7326A

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Relates to the administration of the statewide central register of child abuse and maltreatment

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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 03, 2022 committed to rules
May 16, 2022 advanced to third reading
amended 7326a
May 11, 2022 2nd report cal.
May 10, 2022 1st report cal.1295
Jan 05, 2022 referred to children and families
Aug 13, 2021 referred to rules

Votes

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May 10, 2022 - Children and Families committee Vote

S7326
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1
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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Committee Vote: May 10, 2022

nay (1)
aye wr (1)

Co-Sponsors

S7326 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A7879
Current Committee:
Senate Rules
Law Section:
Social Services Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §422, Soc Serv L

S7326 - Summary

Requires a caller making a report of suspected child abuse or maltreatment to the central registry to leave their name and contact information; prohibits the office of children and family services from releasing information identifying a person who made such a report.

S7326 - Sponsor Memo

S7326 - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   7326
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                              August 13, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by Sen. BRISPORT -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
   printed to be committed to the Committee on Rules
 
 AN ACT to amend the social services law, in  relation  to  the  adminis-
   tration of the statewide central register of child abuse and maltreat-
   ment

   THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section 1. Paragraph (a) of subdivision 2 of section 422 of the social
 services law, as amended by chapter 357 of the laws of 2014, is  amended
 to read as follows:
   (a) The central register shall be capable of receiving telephone calls
 alleging  child  abuse  or  maltreatment  and of immediately identifying
 prior reports of child abuse or maltreatment and capable  of  monitoring
 the provision of child protective service twenty-four hours a day, seven
 days  a  week. To effectuate this purpose, but subject to the provisions
 of the appropriate local plan for  the  provision  of  child  protective
 services,  there  shall  be a single statewide telephone number that all
 persons, whether mandated by the law or not, may use to  make  telephone
 calls  alleging  child  abuse  or  maltreatment  and that all persons so
 authorized by this title may use for determining the existence of  prior
 reports  in order to evaluate the condition or circumstances of a child.
 In addition to the single statewide telephone number, there shall  be  a
 special  unlisted  express  telephone  number  and a telephone facsimile
 number for use only by persons mandated by law to make telephone  calls,
 or to transmit telephone facsimile information on a form provided by the
 commissioner  of  children  and family services, alleging child abuse or
 maltreatment, and for use by all persons so authorized by this title for
 determining the existence of prior reports  in  order  to  evaluate  the
 condition or circumstances of a child. When any allegations contained in
 such telephone calls could reasonably constitute a report of child abuse
 or  maltreatment,  such  allegations,  THE  CALLER'S  NAME, THE CALLER'S
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.

Co-Sponsors

S7326A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A7879
Current Committee:
Senate Rules
Law Section:
Social Services Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §422, Soc Serv L

S7326A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Requires a caller making a report of suspected child abuse or maltreatment to the central registry to leave their name and contact information; prohibits the office of children and family services from releasing information identifying a person who made such a report.

S7326A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S7326A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                  7326--A
     Cal. No. 1295
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                              August 13, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced by Sens. BRISPORT, JACKSON, MYRIE, SALAZAR, SEPULVEDA -- read
   twice  and  ordered  printed,  and when printed to be committed to the
   Committee on Rules -- recommitted to the  Committee  on  Children  and
   Families  in accordance with Senate Rule 6, sec. 8 -- reported favora-
   bly from said committee, ordered to first and second  report,  amended
   on  second  report, ordered to a third reading, and to be reprinted as
   amended, retaining its place in the order of third reading
 
 AN ACT to amend the social services law, in  relation  to  the  adminis-
   tration of the statewide central register of child abuse and maltreat-
   ment
 
   THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section 1. Paragraph (a) of subdivision 2 of section 422 of the social
 services law, as amended by section 6 of subpart A of part JJ of chapter
 56 of the laws of 2021, is amended to read as follows:
   (a) The central register shall be capable of receiving telephone calls
 alleging child abuse or  maltreatment  and  of  immediately  identifying
 prior  reports  of child abuse or maltreatment and capable of monitoring
 the provision of child protective service twenty-four hours a day, seven
 days a week. To effectuate this purpose, but subject to  the  provisions
 of  the  appropriate  local  plan  for the provision of child protective
 services, there shall be a single statewide telephone  number  that  all
 persons,  whether  mandated by the law or not, may use to make telephone
 calls alleging child abuse or  maltreatment  and  that  all  persons  so
 authorized  by this title may use for determining the existence of prior
 reports in order to evaluate the condition or circumstances of a  child.
 In  addition  to the single statewide telephone number, there shall be a
 special unlisted express telephone  number  and  a  telephone  facsimile
 number  for use only by persons mandated by law to make telephone calls,
 or to transmit telephone facsimile information on a form provided by the
 commissioner of children and family services, alleging  child  abuse  or
 maltreatment, and for use by all persons so authorized by this title for
 determining  the  existence  of  prior  reports in order to evaluate the
 condition or circumstances of a child. When any allegations contained in

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