Assembly Actions -
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jan 03, 2024
referred to children and families
|Jan 30, 2023
referred to children and families
Senate Bill S3158
2023-2024 Legislative Session
Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Children And Families Committee
- In Committee Assembly
- On Floor Calendar Assembly
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed By Governor
2023-S3158 (ACTIVE) - Details
2023-S3158 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S3158 SPONSOR: HOYLMAN-SIGAL TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the social services law, in relation to establishing the "child abuse reporting expansion act" PURPOSE: This bill adds clergy members to the list of mandated reporters of suspected child abuse and maltreatment. SUMMARY OF SPECIFIC PROVISIONS: Section 1 states that this act shall be known as the "child abuse reporting expansion (CARE) act". Section 2 amends section 413 of the social services law to add clergy members as mandated reporters of suspected child abuse and maltreatment. Section 3 amends section 413 of the social services law to clarify
2023-S3158 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 3158 2023-2024 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E January 30, 2023 ___________ Introduced by Sen. HOYLMAN-SIGAL -- 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- EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted. LBD01223-01-3
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