Assembly Actions -
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jun 05, 2023||
ordered to third reading rules cal.490
rules report cal.490
|May 23, 2023||
reported referred to rules
|Jan 26, 2023||
referred to children and families
Assembly Bill A2479
2023-2024 Legislative Session
Current Bill Status - On Floor Calendar
- In Committee Assembly
- On Floor Calendar Assembly
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed By Governor
Jo Anne Simon
2023-A2479 (ACTIVE) - Details
2023-A2479 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 2479 2023-2024 Regular Sessions I N A S S E M B L Y January 26, 2023 ___________ Introduced by M. of A. HEVESI, EPSTEIN, SIMON, McDONOUGH, CLARK -- read once and referred to the Committee on Children and Families 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 such telephone calls could reasonably constitute a report of child abuse or maltreatment, after utilizing protocols that would reduce implicit EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted. LBD03747-01-3
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