S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K
Cal. No. 79
2013-2014 Regular Sessions
I N S E N A T E
January 9, 2013
Introduced by Sens. MARCELLINO, AVELLA -- read twice and ordered print-
ed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Education --
reported favorably from said committee, ordered to first and second
report, ordered to a third reading, amended and ordered reprinted,
retaining its place in the order of third reading
AN ACT to amend the education law, in relation to the enforcement of the
suspension of pupils from school
THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
Section 1. This act shall be known and may be cited as the
"Faculty/Student Safety Act."
S 2. Paragraph c of subdivision 3 of section 3214 of the education law
is amended by adding a new subparagraph 3 to read as follows:
(3) WHERE A PUPIL HAS BEEN SUSPENDED, AFTER A HEARING, BY A SUPER-
INTENDENT OF SCHOOLS, DISTRICT SUPERINTENDENT OF SCHOOLS, OR COMMUNITY
SUPERINTENDENT OF SCHOOLS, PURSUANT TO SUBPARAGRAPH ONE OF THIS SUBDIVI-
SION, FOR A PERIOD THAT IS EQUAL TO OR EXCEEDS THE PERIOD OF TIME
REMAINING IN THE CURRENT SCHOOL YEAR, AND SUCH STUDENT SEEKS ENROLLMENT
IN A RECEIVING SCHOOL, THE BOARD OF EDUCATION, BOARD OF TRUSTEES OR SOLE
TRUSTEE, SUPERINTENDENT OF SCHOOLS, DISTRICT SUPERINTENDENT OF SCHOOLS
OR THE PRINCIPAL OF SUCH RECEIVING SCHOOL SHALL HAVE THE POWER TO
CONTINUE OR DISCONTINUE SUCH SUSPENSION IF THE SUSPENSION WAS THE RESULT
OF THE PUPIL BEING PHYSICALLY VIOLENT, A SEXUAL ASSAULT, OR WEAPONS
POSSESSION OR USE ON SCHOOL GROUNDS.
S 3. This act shall take effect immediately.
EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
[ ] is old law to be omitted.