senate Bill S992

Directs each board of cooperative educational services to adopt and implement a school year calendar for classes at such board and the component school districts

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Bill Status


  • Introduced
  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
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  • 09 / Jan / 2013
    • REFERRED TO EDUCATION
  • 08 / Jan / 2014
    • REFERRED TO EDUCATION

Summary

Directs each board of cooperative educational services to adopt and implement a school year calendar for classes at such board and the component school districts thereof.

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Bill Details

Versions:
S992
Legislative Cycle:
2013-2014
Current Committee:
Senate Education
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Amd ยง1950, Ed L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Cycles:
2011-2012: S1497
2009-2010: S7622

Sponsor Memo

BILL NUMBER:S992

TITLE OF BILL:
An act
to amend the education law, in relation to requiring component school
districts to adopt the school year calendar of their board of
cooperative educational services

PURPOSE:
Directs each board of cooperative educational services to adopt and
implement a school year calendar for classes at such board and the
component school districts.

SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS:
Section 1. Amends subdivision 4 of section 1950 of the education law
to add a new paragraph 00 requiring the adoption and implementation
of a calendar of days of school attendance for each school year,
which shall be followed by the boards of cooperative educational
services and all the component school districts thereof.

Section 2. Contains the effective date.

JUSTIFICATION:
By adopting the same academic calendar, schools within the same BOCES
district would have a greater opportunity to share services such as
distance learning, afterschool programs and transportation between
districts.

LEGISLATIVE HISTORY:
S.1497 of 2011-12; Referred to Education
S. 7622 of 2010; Referred to Education

FISCAL IMPLICATIONS:
None

LOCAL FISCAL IMPLICATIONS:
None.

EFFECTIVE DATE:
This act shall take effect on the first of July next succeeding the
date on which it shall have become law.

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

                                   992

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 9, 2013
                               ___________

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

AN ACT to amend the education law, in relation  to  requiring  component
  school  districts  to adopt the school year calendar of their board of
  cooperative educational services

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

  Section  1.  Subdivision  4  of  section  1950 of the education law is
amended by adding a new paragraph oo to read as follows:
  OO. ADOPT AND IMPLEMENT A CALENDAR OF DAYS OF  SCHOOL  ATTENDANCE  FOR
EACH  SCHOOL  YEAR, WHICH SHALL BE FOLLOWED BY THE BOARDS OF COOPERATIVE
EDUCATIONAL SERVICES AND ALL THE COMPONENT SCHOOL DISTRICTS THEREOF.
  S 2. This act shall take effect on the first of July  next  succeeding
the date on which it shall have become a law.






 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD01126-01-3

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