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A05958 Summary:

COSPNSRMcKevitt, Lupinacci, Montesano, Raia, Hawley, McDonough, Graf, Ceretto, Duprey, DiPietro, Wozniak
MLTSPNSRBarclay, Crouch, Lawrence, Palmesano
Amd SS501, 501-c, 504, 507-a, 510-c & 837, add SS501-i & 510, Exec L; amd S166, Fam Ct Act; amd SS720.35 & 725.15, CP L; amd S212, Judy L
Enacts "Renee's Law"; directs the commissioner of children and family services to provide training to all employees of programs and facilities in which youth are placed or committed; grants access to office of children and family services' records, juvenile delinquency records, youthful offender records and juvenile offender records of youth placed or committed to a facility, to staff members and employees who are exposed to such youth and to foster parents who take custody of such person after his or her release; grants courts and attorneys access to such records in any proceeding for the commission of a crime while a youth is in the custody of the office of children and family services; prohibits the release, discharge or transfer of any youth who has engaged in criminal activity while in custody; requires the reporting to law enforcement authorities of criminal activity by a youth in the custody of the office of children and family services; requires a police officer to escort an employee sent to find a youth who is absent without authorization.
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