senate Bill S1273

2011-2012 Legislative Session

Relates to gifted and talented pupils with special needs; repealer

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Jan 04, 2012 referred to education
Jan 06, 2011 referred to education

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S1273 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A5507
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 2009-2010 Legislative Session:
S6216A, A9209A

S1273 - Summary

Relates to gifted and talented pupils with special needs.

S1273 - Sponsor Memo

S1273 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  1273

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             January 6, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen. ADDABBO -- 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  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
services  related to such instruction provided during the regular school
year for pupils enrolled in a  nonpublic  school  located  in  a  school

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD01395-01-1