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A05666 Text:

                STATE OF NEW YORK
                               2023-2024 Regular Sessions
                   IN ASSEMBLY
                                     March 20, 2023
        Introduced  by  M.  of  A.  SEAWRIGHT  --  read once and referred to the
          Committee on People with Disabilities
        AN ACT to amend the  mental  hygiene  law,  in  relation  to  permitting
          certain  previous  criminal  history  information  provided to satisfy
          certain criminal background checks for certain employees

          The People of the State of New York, represented in Senate and  Assem-
        bly, do enact as follows:
     1    Section  1.  Section  16.33  of  the  mental hygiene law is amended by
     2  adding a new subdivision (c) to read as follows:
     3    (c) Where the division of criminal justice services has provided crim-
     4  inal history information within the previous twelve months to any  state
     5  agency for any individual subject to subdivision (a) of this section who
     6  is  a  current employee of the office or an office-approved provider, of
     7  an office of children and family services licensed or certified program,
     8  of an office of addiction services and  supports  certified,  funded  or
     9  authorized program, or of an office of mental health licensed, funded or
    10  approved program, such information shall be used to satisfy the require-
    11  ments of this section.
    12    § 2. This act shall take effect on the one hundred eightieth day after
    13  it shall have become a law.
         EXPLANATION--Matter in italics (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                              [ ] is old law to be omitted.
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