senate Bill S1580A

2011-2012 Legislative Session

Relates to the expenditure of pre-kindergarten program grant funds

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 13, 2012 print number 1580a
amend and recommit to education
Jan 04, 2012 referred to education
Jan 10, 2011 referred to education

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S1580 - Details

Current Committee:
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §3602-e, Ed L
Versions Introduced in 2009-2010 Legislative Session:
S6777

S1580 - Summary

Relates to the expenditure of prekindergarten program grant funds.

S1580 - Sponsor Memo

S1580 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  1580

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 10, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens.  OPPENHEIMER, ADAMS, ADDABBO, KRUEGER, MONTGOMERY,
  PARKER -- 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 the expenditure of
  pre-kindergarten program grant funds

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

  Section  1.  Subdivision  10 of section 3602-e of the education law is
amended by adding a new paragraph d to read as follows:
  D. NOTWITHSTANDING ANY OTHER PROVISION OF LAW TO THE CONTRARY  IN  THE
EVENT  A SCHOOL DISTRICT WHICH IS ELIGIBLE TO RECEIVE A GRANT UNDER THIS
SECTION IS UNABLE TO EXPAND PRE-KINDERGARTEN PROGRAMS AS  DETERMINED  BY
THE  COMMISSIONER  THEN  SUCH DISTRICT SHALL BE PERMITTED TO UTILIZE THE
EQUIVALENT  OF  SUCH  UNUSED  PRE-KINDERGARTEN  GRANT  FUNDS  FOR  LOCAL
PRE-KINDERGARTEN  INITIATIVES, FULL-DAY PRE-KINDERGARTEN PROGRAMS AND/OR
TRANSPORTATION SERVICES FOR PRE-KINDERGARTEN PUPILS AS APPROVED  BY  THE
COMMISSIONER,  PROVIDED,  HOWEVER, THAT SUCH EXCESS MAY NOT BE GENERATED
THROUGH A REDUCTION  IN  PRE-KINDERGARTEN  STUDENTS  SERVED  FROM  THOSE
SERVED IN THE BASE YEAR.
  S 2. Subdivision 11 of section 3602-e of the education law, as amended
by section 19 of part B of chapter 57 of the laws of 2007, is amended to
read as follows:
  11. Notwithstanding the provisions of subdivision ten of this section,
where  the  district  serves fewer children during the current year than
PROVIDED FOR BY THE GRANT in the base year, the  school  district  shall
have  its  apportionment reduced in an amount proportional to such defi-
ciency in the current year or in the succeeding school year,  as  deter-
mined  by  the  commissioner,  except  such reduction shall not apply to
school districts which have fully implemented a universal pre-kindergar-
ten program by making such program available to all  eligible  children.
SUCH  REDUCTION  SHALL  NOT APPLY TO DISTRICTS THAT REDUCE THE NUMBER OF

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD05310-01-1

Co-Sponsors

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S1580A (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §3602-e, Ed L
Versions Introduced in 2009-2010 Legislative Session:
S6777

S1580A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to the expenditure of prekindergarten program grant funds.

S1580A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S1580A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 1580--A

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 10, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens.  OPPENHEIMER, ADAMS, ADDABBO, KRUEGER, MONTGOMERY,
  PARKER -- read twice and ordered  printed,  and  when  printed  to  be
  committed  to the Committee on Education -- recommitted to the Commit-
  tee on Education in accordance with Senate Rule 6, sec. 8 -- committee
  discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted
  to said committee

AN ACT to amend the education law, in relation  to  the  expenditure  of
  pre-kindergarten program grant funds

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

  Section 1. Subdivision 10 of section 3602-e of the  education  law  is
amended by adding a new paragraph d to read as follows:
  D.  NOTWITHSTANDING  ANY OTHER PROVISION OF LAW TO THE CONTRARY IN THE
EVENT A SCHOOL DISTRICT WHICH IS ELIGIBLE TO RECEIVE A GRANT UNDER  THIS
SECTION  IS  UNABLE TO EXPAND PRE-KINDERGARTEN PROGRAMS AS DETERMINED BY
THE COMMISSIONER THEN SUCH DISTRICT SHALL BE PERMITTED  TO  UTILIZE  THE
EQUIVALENT  OF  SUCH  UNUSED  PRE-KINDERGARTEN  GRANT  FUNDS  FOR  LOCAL
PRE-KINDERGARTEN INITIATIVES, FULL-DAY PRE-KINDERGARTEN PROGRAMS  AND/OR
TRANSPORTATION  SERVICES  FOR PRE-KINDERGARTEN PUPILS AS APPROVED BY THE
COMMISSIONER, PROVIDED, HOWEVER, THAT SUCH EXCESS MAY NOT  BE  GENERATED
THROUGH  A  REDUCTION  IN  PRE-KINDERGARTEN  STUDENTS  SERVED FROM THOSE
SERVED IN THE BASE YEAR.
  S 2. Subdivision 11 of section 3602-e of the education law, as amended
by section 19 of part B of chapter 57 of the laws of 2007, is amended to
read as follows:
  11. Notwithstanding the provisions of subdivision ten of this section,
where the district serves fewer children during the  current  year  than
PROVIDED  FOR  BY  THE GRANT in the base year, the school district shall
have its apportionment reduced in an amount proportional to  such  defi-
ciency  in  the current year or in the succeeding school year, as deter-
mined by the commissioner, except such  reduction  shall  not  apply  to

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD05310-02-2

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