senate Bill S1984

2009-2010 Legislative Session

Relates to establishing the students with disabilities school choice act

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Jan 06, 2010 referred to education
Feb 10, 2009 referred to education

S1984 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A3259
Current Committee:
Senate Education
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Add Art 107 ยงยง5300 - 5306, Ed L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S97
2013-2014: S788
2015-2016: S826
2017-2018: S4901

S1984 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to establishing the students with disabilities school choice act.

S1984 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S1984 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  1984

                       2009-2010 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            February 10, 2009
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  DIAZ  --  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  establishing  the
  students with disabilities school choice act

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

  Section 1. The education law is amended by adding a new article 107 to
read as follows:
                                ARTICLE 107
              STUDENTS WITH DISABILITIES SCHOOL CHOICE ACT
SECTION 5300. SHORT TITLE.
        5301. DEFINITIONS.
        5302. GENERAL PROVISIONS.
        5303. RESPONSIBILITIES OF THE RESIDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT.
        5304. RESPONSIBILITIES OF THE DEPARTMENT.
        5305. ACCOUNTABILITY FOR PARTICIPATING SCHOOLS.
        5306. RESPONSIBILITIES OF THE  SCHOLARSHIP  STUDENTS  AND  THEIR
                PARENTS.
  S 5300. SHORT  TITLE.  THIS ARTICLE SHALL BE KNOWN AND MAY BE CITED AS
THE "STUDENTS WITH DISABILITIES SCHOOL CHOICE ACT".
  S 5301. DEFINITIONS.  1. "PROGRAM" MEANS THE SPECIAL NEEDS SCHOLARSHIP
PROGRAM.
  2. "ELIGIBLE  STUDENT"  MEANS  ANY  ELEMENTARY  OR  SECONDARY  STUDENT
ATTENDING  PUBLIC SCHOOL IN THE STATE WITH AN INDIVIDUAL EDUCATION PLAN,
INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO  STUDENTS  WHO  ARE  MENTALLY  HANDICAPPED,
SPEECH  AND  LANGUAGE  IMPAIRED,  DEAF  OR  HARD  OF  HEARING,  VISUALLY
IMPAIRED, DUAL SENSORY IMPAIRED, PHYSICALLY IMPAIRED, EMOTIONALLY  HAND-
ICAPPED,  SPECIFIC LEARNING DISABLED, AUTISTIC, OR HOSPITALIZED OR HOME-
BOUND DUE TO ILLNESS OR DISABILITY.
  3. "PARENT" INCLUDES  A  GUARDIAN,  CUSTODIAN  OR  OTHER  PERSON  WITH
AUTHORITY TO ACT ON BEHALF OF THE CHILD.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD05795-01-9

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