senate Bill S7246

Amends chapter 658 of 2002, to extend provisions relating to citizenship requirements for permanent certification as a teacher

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Bill Status


  • Introduced
  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Signed/Vetoed by Governor
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  • 02 / May / 2012
    • REFERRED TO HIGHER EDUCATION
  • 20 / Jun / 2012
    • COMMITTEE DISCHARGED AND COMMITTED TO RULES
  • 20 / Jun / 2012
    • ORDERED TO THIRD READING CAL.1384
  • 20 / Jun / 2012
    • SUBSTITUTED BY A9472

Summary

Extends provisions relating to citizenship requirements for permanent certification as a teacher.

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Bill Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A9472
Versions:
S7246
Legislative Cycle:
2011-2012
Law Section:
Education
Laws Affected:
Amd ยง2, Chap 658 of 2002

Sponsor Memo

BILL NUMBER:S7246

TITLE OF BILL:
An act
to amend chapter 658 of the laws of 2002, amending the education law,
relating to citizenship requirements for permanent certification as a
teacher, in relation to extending the effectiveness thereof

PURPOSE OR GENERAL IDEA OF BILL:
Extend for another five years chapter
658 of the laws of 2002 which enabled a legal resident whose
immigration status is that of a lawful permanent resident of the
United States and who would otherwise be eligible and qualified to
serve as a teacher, to apply for and to receive permanent
certification as a teacher.

SUMMARY OF SPECIFIC PROVISIONS:
The bill extends current law relating
to teacher certification of qualified, lawful permanent residents
until November 30, 2012.

JUSTIFICATION:
Providing children with a quality education is one of
the most valuable investments we can make. Their future
accomplishments will form the foundation of our communities, state
and nation. Certified teachers are key. The law to allow qualified
legal residents to become permanently certified has provided much
needed teachers to our schools.
This bill extends the law for another five years.

PRIOR LEGISLATIVE HISTORY:
Chapter 612 of the Laws of 2007

FISCAL IMPLICATIONS:
None.

EFFECTIVE DATE:
Immediately and shall expire and be deemed repeated
November 30, 2017

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                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
________________________________________________________________________

                                  7246

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               May 2, 2012
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sen. FLANAGAN -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Higher Education

AN ACT to amend chapter 658 of the laws of 2002, amending the  education
  law,  relating to citizenship requirements for permanent certification
  as a teacher, in relation to extending the effectiveness thereof

  THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  Section  1. Section 2 of chapter 658 of the laws of 2002, amending the
education law relating to citizenship requirements for permanent certif-
ication as a teacher, as amended by chapter 612 of the laws of 2007,  is
amended to read as follows:
  S  2.  This act shall take effect immediately, and shall expire and be
deemed repealed November 30, [2012] 2017.
  S 2. This act shall take effect immediately.







 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD14910-01-2

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