senate Bill S5364

Repeals the requirement that schools triennially report on the status of asbestos within their buildings

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  • 16 / May / 2013
    • REFERRED TO EDUCATION
  • 30 / May / 2013
    • 1ST REPORT CAL.918
  • 03 / Jun / 2013
    • 2ND REPORT CAL.
  • 04 / Jun / 2013
    • ADVANCED TO THIRD READING
  • 05 / Jun / 2013
    • PASSED SENATE
  • 05 / Jun / 2013
    • DELIVERED TO ASSEMBLY
  • 05 / Jun / 2013
    • REFERRED TO EDUCATION
  • 08 / Jan / 2014
    • DIED IN ASSEMBLY
  • 08 / Jan / 2014
    • RETURNED TO SENATE
  • 08 / Jan / 2014
    • REFERRED TO EDUCATION
  • 11 / Mar / 2014
    • 1ST REPORT CAL.263
  • 12 / Mar / 2014
    • 2ND REPORT CAL.
  • 13 / Mar / 2014
    • ADVANCED TO THIRD READING
  • 19 / Mar / 2014
    • PASSED SENATE
  • 19 / Mar / 2014
    • DELIVERED TO ASSEMBLY
  • 19 / Mar / 2014
    • REFERRED TO EDUCATION

Summary

Repeals the requirement that schools triennially report on the status of asbestos within their buildings.

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Bill Details

Versions:
S5364
Legislative Cycle:
2013-2014
Current Committee:
Assembly Education
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Rpld §3641 sub 4 ¶ d, Ed L

Sponsor Memo

BILL NUMBER:S5364

TITLE OF BILL: An act to repeal paragraph d of subdivision 4 of
section 3641 of the education law relating to a school district's
requirement to report on the status of asbestos

PURPOSE: To provide administrative relief to local school districts
and the New York State Education Department be repealing onerous state
asbestos reporting requirements beyond federal requirements.

SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS:

Section 1: Repeals paragraph d of subdivision 4 of section 3641 of the
education law relating to a school district's requirement to report on
the status of asbestos.

Section 2: Sets forth an immediate effective date.

EXISTING LAW: None.

JUSTIFICATION: Recent years have confronted school districts with
unprecedented fiscal challenges. While the economic outlook for the
state is steadily improving, it is a legislative priority to provide
as much flexibility as possible to school districts to enable them to
provide the high quality education we have come to expect for our
students. While there are many requirements imposed on school
districts that provide educational value, others continue to constrain
the creativity of a district to provide services to students and
relief to taxpayers.

Providing for the health and safety of students in our public school
buildings is vitally important. This bill continues to protect
students from the potential dangers of asbestos, but relieves an
administrative burden by eliminating state reporting requirements
beyond those required by the federal Asbestos Hazard Emergency
Response Act (AHERA).

LEGISLATIVE HISTORY: New bill.

FISCAL IMPLICATIONS: Potential savings to local school districts and
the New York State Education Department.

EFFECTIVE DATE: Immediately.

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

                                  5364

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              May 16, 2013
                               ___________

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

AN ACT to repeal paragraph d of subdivision 4 of  section  3641  of  the
  education law relating to a school district's requirement to report on
  the status of asbestos

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

  Section 1. Paragraph d of subdivision 4 of section 3641 of the  educa-
tion law is REPEALED.
  S 2. This act shall take effect immediately.








 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD11070-01-3

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