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August 15, 2003

Assembly Bill 2288: Establishes Guidelines for Child Protective Investigations

Author:
Assemblymen Lopez

Summary:
This bill would have established a procedure for social workers to follow in conducting an investigation. It would have required the social worker to advise the parents of the allegations, advise them that they are not required to cooperate with the investigation, ask them to address each allegation, and seek consent of the parents to interview a child.

Status:
This bill was introduced on January 29, 2003, and was in the Committee of Children and Families.
While the first year of the 2003-2004 session of the New York legislature ended June 20, 2003, this bill could be re-introduced in January of 2004.

HSLDA's Position:
This bill was supported.

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