assembly Bill A9209A

2009-2010 Legislative Session

Relates to gifted and talented pupils with special needs; repealer

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
May 24, 2010 held for consideration in education
Feb 01, 2010 print number 9209a
Feb 01, 2010 amend and recommit to education
Jan 06, 2010 referred to education
Oct 21, 2009 referred to education

A9209 - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S6216
Current Committee:
Assembly Education
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§3602-c, 4451 & 4452, rpld & add §4452 sub 1 ¶¶c, d, e & f, §4453, Ed L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: A5507, S1273
2013-2014: A1522, S1875
2015-2016: A4202, S2880
2017-2018: A3143, S3814

A9209 - Summary

Relates to gifted and talented pupils with special needs.

A9209 - Sponsor Memo

A9209 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  9209

                       2009-2010 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            October 21, 2009
                               ___________

Introduced by M. of A. THIELE -- read once and referred to the Committee
  on Education

AN  ACT  to  amend the education law, in relation to gifted and talented
  pupils with special needs, and to repeal certain  provisions  of  such
  law related thereto

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

  Section 1. Subdivision 1 of section 3602-c of  the  education  law  is
amended by adding a new paragraph g to read as follows:
  G.  "TWICE-EXCEPTIONAL"  SHALL MEAN THOSE PUPILS WHO HAVE DISABILITIES
AND SHOW EVIDENCE OF HIGH  COGNITIVE  PROCESSING  CAPABILITIES  IN  WAYS
OTHER  THAN  ASSUMED  BY CONVENTIONAL METHODS, GENERAL EDUCATION OR HIGH
PERFORMANCE CAPABILITY AND EXCEPTIONAL POTENTIAL IN AREAS SUCH AS GENER-
AL INTELLECTUAL ABILITY, SPECIAL ACADEMIC APTITUDE AND OUTSTANDING ABIL-
ITY IN VISUAL AND PERFORMING ARTS. SUCH TERM SHALL INCLUDE THOSE  PUPILS
WHO  REQUIRE  EDUCATIONAL  PROGRAMS  OR  SERVICES  BEYOND THOSE NORMALLY
PROVIDED BY THE REGULAR SCHOOL PROGRAM IN ORDER TO  REALIZE  THEIR  FULL
POTENTIAL.
  S  2.  Paragraph a of subdivision 1 of section 3602-c of the education
law, as amended by chapter 474 of the laws of 2004, is amended  to  read
as follows:
  a.  "Services"  shall  mean instruction in the areas of gifted pupils,
TWICE-EXCEPTIONAL PUPILS, career education and  education  for  students
with   disabilities,  and  counseling,  psychological  and  social  work
services related to such instruction provided during the regular  school
year  for  pupils  enrolled  in  a  nonpublic school located in a school
district, provided that such instruction is given to pupils enrolled  in
the public schools of such district.
  S 3. Section 4451 of the education law, as added by chapter 740 of the
laws of 1982, is amended to read as follows:

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD14741-01-9

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A9209A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S6216
Current Committee:
Assembly Education
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§3602-c, 4451 & 4452, rpld & add §4452 sub 1 ¶¶c, d, e & f, §4453, Ed L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: A5507, S1273
2013-2014: A1522, S1875
2015-2016: A4202, S2880
2017-2018: A3143, S3814

A9209A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to gifted and talented pupils with special needs.

A9209A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

A9209A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 9209--A

                       2009-2010 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            October 21, 2009
                               ___________

Introduced by M. of A. THIELE -- read once and referred to the Committee
  on  Education  -- recommitted to the Committee on Education in accord-
  ance with Assembly Rule  3,  sec.  2  --  committee  discharged,  bill
  amended,  ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted to said commit-
  tee

AN ACT to amend the education law, in relation to  gifted  and  talented
  pupils  with  special  needs, and to repeal certain provisions of such
  law related thereto

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

  Section  1.  Subdivision  1  of section 3602-c of the education law is
amended by adding a new paragraph g to read as follows:
  G. "TWICE-EXCEPTIONAL" SHALL MEAN THOSE PUPILS WHO  GIVE  EVIDENCE  OF
THE  POTENTIAL  FOR  HIGH COGNITIVE PROCESSING CAPABILITIES COMMENSURATE
WITH OR CONTRARY TO COGNITIVE  PROCESSING  TAKEN  AS  NORMS  OF  REGULAR
EDUCATION  IN  AREAS  SUCH  AS,  BUT NOT LIMITED TO: SPECIFIC ACADEMICS,
GENERAL INTELLECTUAL ABILITY,  CREATIVITY,  LEADERSHIP,  AND/OR  VISUAL,
SPATIAL  OR PERFORMING ARTS; AND ALSO GIVE EVIDENCE OF ONE OR MORE DISA-
BILITIES AS DEFINED BY FEDERAL OR STATE ELIGIBILITY  CRITERIA  SUCH  AS,
BUT  NOT LIMITED TO, SPECIFIC LEARNING DISABILITIES, SPEECH AND LANGUAGE
DISORDERS, EMOTIONAL/BEHAVIORAL DISORDERS, PHYSICAL DISABILITIES, AUTISM
SPECTRUM, OR OTHER HEALTH IMPAIRMENTS, SUCH AS  ADHD.  SUCH  TERM  SHALL
INCLUDE THOSE PUPILS WHO REQUIRE EDUCATIONAL PROGRAMS OR SERVICES BEYOND
THOSE  NORMALLY PROVIDED BY THE REGULAR SCHOOL PROGRAM IN ORDER TO REAL-
IZE THEIR FULL POTENTIAL.
  S 2. Paragraph a of subdivision 1 of section 3602-c of  the  education
law,  as  amended by chapter 474 of the laws of 2004, is amended to read
as follows:
  a. "Services" shall mean instruction in the areas  of  gifted  pupils,
TWICE-EXCEPTIONAL  PUPILS,  career  education and education for students
with  disabilities,  and  counseling,  psychological  and  social   work

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD14741-03-0