Bill Text: NY A04583 | 2019-2020 | General Assembly | Introduced

Bill Title: Requires child protective service or other child protective agency to report findings regarding children allegedly abused or neglected within fourteen days where ordered or requested by court to investigate, unless just cause can be shown to extend such time to twenty-one days.

Spectrum: Slight Partisan Bill (Republican 9-3)

Status: (Introduced) 2020-02-26 - held for consideration in children and families [A04583 Detail]

Download: New_York-2019-A04583-Introduced.html

                STATE OF NEW YORK
                               2019-2020 Regular Sessions
                   IN ASSEMBLY
                                    February 4, 2019
        Introduced by M. of A. BYRNES -- read once and referred to the Committee
          on Children and Families
        AN  ACT  to amend the family court act, in relation to investigations of
          abused or neglected children
          The People of the State of New York, represented in Senate and  Assem-
        bly, do enact as follows:
     1    Section  1.  The opening paragraph of subdivision 1 of section 1034 of
     2  the family court act, as amended by chapter 329 of the laws of 2009,  is
     3  amended to read as follows:
     4    A  family  court  judge  may order the child protective service of the
     5  appropriate social services  district  to  conduct  a  child  protective
     6  investigation as described by the social services law and report, within
     7  fourteen  days  of such order or request, unless just cause can be shown
     8  to extend the time to twenty-one days, and such court may set such other
     9  time limits at the court's discretion, its findings to the court:
    10    § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.
         EXPLANATION--Matter in italics (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                              [ ] is old law to be omitted.