assembly Bill A7831

2015-2016 Legislative Session

Requires private elementary and secondary schools to require prospective employees to submit fingerprints for a criminal history background check

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Current Bill Status - In Assembly Committee


  • Introduced
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  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
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Jan 06, 2016 referred to education
May 28, 2015 referred to education

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A7831 - Details

Current Committee:
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§305 & 3001-d, Ed L

A7831 - Summary

Requires nonpublic and private elementary and secondary schools to require their prospective employees to submit fingerprints through the commissioner of education for the purpose of criminal background checks; authorizes conditional appointment of employees by such schools pending determination of the criminal background check.

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                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
________________________________________________________________________

                                  7831

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                              May 28, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced by M. of A. HIKIND -- read once and referred to the Committee
  on Education

AN  ACT  to  amend the education law, in relation to requiring nonpublic
  and private elementary and secondary schools to apply to  the  commis-
  sioner  of education for criminal history record checks on prospective
  employees

  THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  Section  1.  Paragraph  (a)  of  subdivision  30 of section 305 of the
education law, as amended by chapter 630 of the laws of 2006, is amended
to read as follows:
  (a) The commissioner, in cooperation with  the  division  of  criminal
justice  services  and  in  accordance with all applicable provisions of
law, shall promulgate rules and regulations to require the  fingerprint-
ing of prospective employees, as defined in section eleven hundred twen-
ty-five of this chapter, of school districts, charter schools and boards
of  cooperative  educational  services  and  [authorizing] REQUIRING the
fingerprinting of prospective employees of nonpublic and private elemen-
tary and secondary schools, and for the use of information derived  from
searches of the records of the division of criminal justice services and
the  federal  bureau  of  investigation based on the use of such finger-
prints. The commissioner shall also develop a form  for  use  by  school
districts,  charter schools, boards of cooperative educational services,
and nonpublic and private elementary and secondary schools in connection
with the submission of fingerprints that contains the specific job title
sought and any other information that may be relevant  to  consideration
of  the  applicant. The commissioner shall also establish a form for the
recordation of allegations of child abuse in an educational setting,  as
required  pursuant to section eleven hundred twenty-six of this chapter.
No person who has been fingerprinted pursuant to section three  thousand
four-b  of  this  chapter or pursuant to section five hundred nine-cc or

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD11095-01-5

assembly Bill A7845

2015-2016 Legislative Session

Relates to requiring medical insurance carriers to provide certain coverage for service animals

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Current Bill Status - In Assembly Committee


  • Introduced
  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Signed/Vetoed by Governor
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Jan 06, 2016 referred to insurance
May 28, 2015 referred to insurance

A7845 - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S6555
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Insurance Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§3216, 3221 & 4303, Ins L

A7845 - Summary

Relates to requiring medical insurance carriers to provide certain coverage for service animals.

A7845 - Bill Text download pdf

                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
________________________________________________________________________

                                  7845

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                              May 28, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced  by M. of A. BRONSON -- read once and referred to the Commit-
  tee on Insurance

AN ACT to amend the insurance law,  in  relation  to  requiring  medical
  insurance carriers to provide certain coverage for service animals

  THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  Section 1. Subsection (i) of section 3216  of  the  insurance  law  is
amended by adding a new paragraph 32 to read as follows:
  (32)  EVERY  POLICY  WHICH PROVIDES MEDICAL, MAJOR MEDICAL, OR SIMILAR
COMPREHENSIVE-TYPE COVERAGE MUST PROVIDE COVERAGE FOR  THE  ACQUISITION,
TRAINING,  CERTIFICATION  AND  VETERINARY  CARE  OF A SERVICE ANIMAL, AS
DEFINED IN SUBDIVISION ONE OF SECTION 242.00 OF THE PENAL LAW, WHEN SUCH
ANIMAL IS DEEMED MEDICALLY NECESSARY BY A LICENSED PHYSICIAN.
  S 2. Subsection (l) of section 3221 of the insurance law is amended by
adding a new paragraph 19 to read as follows:
  (19) EVERY POLICY WHICH PROVIDES MEDICAL, MAJOR  MEDICAL,  OR  SIMILAR
COMPREHENSIVE-TYPE  COVERAGE  MUST PROVIDE COVERAGE FOR THE ACQUISITION,
TRAINING, CERTIFICATION AND VETERINARY CARE  OF  A  SERVICE  ANIMAL,  AS
DEFINED IN SUBDIVISION ONE OF SECTION 242.00 OF THE PENAL LAW, WHEN SUCH
ANIMAL IS DEEMED MEDICALLY NECESSARY BY A LICENSED PHYSICIAN.
  S  3.  Section  4303  of  the insurance law is amended by adding a new
subsection (pp) to read as follows:
  (PP) EVERY CONTRACT ISSUED BY A HOSPITAL  SERVICES  CORPORATION  OR  A
HEALTH  SERVICES  CORPORATION  WHICH PROVIDES MEDICAL, MAJOR MEDICAL, OR
SIMILAR COMPREHENSIVE-TYPE COVERAGE MUST PROVIDE COVERAGE FOR THE ACQUI-
SITION, TRAINING, CERTIFICATION AND VETERINARY CARE OF A SERVICE ANIMAL,
AS DEFINED IN SUBDIVISION ONE OF SECTION 242.00 OF THE PENAL  LAW,  WHEN
SUCH ANIMAL IS DEEMED MEDICALLY NECESSARY BY A LICENSED PHYSICIAN.
  S  4.  This  act  shall take effect on the sixtieth day after it shall
have become a law.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD10857-01-5