assembly Bill A7216A

Signed By Governor
2011-2012 Legislative Session

Allows a parent to request an additional parent residing in the school district to participate in committees on special education

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  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Aug 01, 2012 signed chap.276
Jul 20, 2012 delivered to governor
Jun 21, 2012 returned to assembly
passed senate
3rd reading cal.638
substituted for s5510a
Jun 20, 2012 referred to rules
delivered to senate
passed assembly
ordered to third reading rules cal.446
rules report cal.446
reported
Jun 18, 2012 reported referred to rules
May 30, 2012 reported referred to ways and means
May 24, 2012 print number 7216a
May 24, 2012 amend and recommit to education
Jan 04, 2012 referred to education
Apr 19, 2011 referred to education

A7216 - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S5510
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §4402, Ed L

A7216 - Summary

Allows a parent to request an additional parent residing in the school district to participate in committees on special education.

A7216 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  7216

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                             April 19, 2011
                               ___________

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

AN ACT to amend the education law, in relation to the additional  parent
  member of committees on special education

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

  Section 1. Subclause (viii) of clause a of subparagraph 1 of paragraph
b of subdivision 1 of section 4402 of the education law, as  amended  by
chapter 194 of the laws of 2004, is amended to read as follows:
  (viii)  IF  REQUESTED BY THE PARENT OR PERSON IN PARENTAL RELATIONSHIP
TO THE STUDENT, an additional parent, residing in the school district or
a neighboring school district, of a student  with  a  disability,  of  a
student who has been declassified and is no longer eligible for an indi-
vidualized  education program (IEP), or a parent of a disabled child who
has graduated, for a period of five years beyond the student's declassi-
fication or graduation, provided such parent shall not be employed by or
under contract with the school district[, and provided further that such
additional parent shall not be a required member if the parents  request
that  such  additional  parent member not participate].  DISTRICTS SHALL
PROVIDE PARENTS AND PERSONS IN  PARENTAL  RELATIONSHIP  TO  THE  STUDENT
NOTICE  OF  THE  RIGHT  TO  REQUEST  THE  PARTICIPATION OF AN ADDITIONAL
PARENT;
  S 2. This act shall take effect immediately.



 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD10902-01-1

Co-Sponsors

A7216A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S5510
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §4402, Ed L

A7216A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Allows a parent to request an additional parent residing in the school district to participate in committees on special education.

A7216A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 7216--A

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                             April 19, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M.  of  A.  BENEDETTO  --  read once and referred to the
  Committee on Education -- recommitted to the Committee on Education in
  accordance 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 the additional  parent
  member of committees on special education

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

  Section 1. Clause (b) of subparagraph 1 of paragraph b of  subdivision
1 of section 4402 of the education law, as amended by chapter 378 of the
laws of 2007, is amended to read as follows:
  (b)  In  determining  the  composition  of  such committee pursuant to
clause (a) of this subparagraph, a school district may determine that  a
member  appointed pursuant to one of subclause (ii), (iii), (iv), (v) or
(ix) of clause (a) of this subparagraph also fulfills the requirement of
subclause (vi) of clause (a) of this subparagraph of a member who is  an
individual  who  can  interpret the instructional implications of evalu-
ation results where  such  individuals  are  determined  by  the  school
district  to  have  the  knowledge  and expertise to do so and/or that a
member appointed pursuant to subclause (iii) or (iv) of  clause  (a)  of
this  subparagraph  also  fulfills  the  requirement of subclause (v) of
clause (a) of this subparagraph of a member who is a  representative  of
the  school district. The regular education teacher of the student shall
participate in the development, review and revision of  the  individual-
ized  education  program  for  the student, to the extent required under
federal law. The school physician need not be in attendance at any meet-
ing of the committee on special education unless specifically  requested
in  writing,  at  least  seventy-two  hours prior to such meeting by the
parents or other person in parental relation to the student in question,
the student, or a member of the  committee  on  special  education.  The

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD10902-02-2

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