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S01710 Summary:

Amd 3035, Ed L
Provides that certain prospective employees of the department of education have a criminal background check conducted on them.
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S01710 Text:

                STATE OF NEW YORK
                               2017-2018 Regular Sessions
                    IN SENATE
                                    January 10, 2017
        Introduced  by  Sen.  MARCELLINO  -- read twice and ordered printed, and
          when printed to be committed to the Committee on Education
        AN ACT to amend the education law, in relation  to  criminal  background
          checks of certain prospective employees
          The  People of the State of New York, represented in Senate and Assem-
        bly, do enact as follows:
     1    Section 1. Section 3035 of the education law is amended  by  adding  a
     2  new subdivision 3-b to read as follows:
     3    3-b.  Upon request from a prospective employee who has been cleared by
     4  the commissioner of motor vehicles  pursuant  to  section  five  hundred
     5  nine-cc or section twelve hundred twenty-nine-d of the vehicle and traf-
     6  fic law, the department of motor vehicles shall be authorized to forward
     7  a  copy  of  such individual's criminal history record and such individ-
     8  ual's fingerprints to the commissioner  for  purposes  of  conducting  a
     9  criminal  history  record  check pursuant to this section.  Furthermore,
    10  upon notification that such prospective employee has  been  cleared  for
    11  employment by the commissioner pursuant to this section, the division of
    12  criminal justice services shall have the authority to provide subsequent
    13  criminal history notifications directly to the commissioner.
    14    § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.
         EXPLANATION--Matter in italics (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                              [ ] is old law to be omitted.
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