senate Bill S172

2011-2012 Legislative Session

Relates to alerting all public and non-public schools of the state in the event of a general threat against the schools of the state

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  • Delivered to Governor
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Jan 04, 2012 referred to education
Jan 05, 2011 referred to education

S172 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A2222
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Add §319, amd §2801-a, Ed L
Versions Introduced in 2009-2010 Legislative Session:
S314, A818

S172 - Summary

Relates to alerting all public and non-public schools of the state in the event of a general threat of a terroristic nature against a single, multiple or all of the schools of the state; requires the school safety team to designate an individual to notify the education department in the event the school district receives a general threat of harm against any school or schools within the district or anywhere in the state.

S172 - Sponsor Memo

S172 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                   172

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 5, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen. MAZIARZ -- 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  alerting  all  public
  and  non-public  schools of the state in the event of a general threat
  against the schools of the state

  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 section 319 to
read as follows:
  S  319. SCHOOL SAFETY ALERT. THE COMMISSIONER OR HIS OR HER AUTHORIZED
DESIGNEE SHALL DESIGNATE AN INDIVIDUAL TO RECEIVE  INFORMATION  RELATING
TO  A  GENERAL  THREAT OF HARM MADE AGAINST A SINGLE, MULTIPLE OR ALL OF
THE SCHOOLS OF THE STATE.  FOLLOWING THE RECEIPT  OF  SUCH  INFORMATION,
THE  COMMISSIONER  OR  HIS  OR  HER AUTHORIZED DESIGNEE SHALL NOTIFY ALL
PUBLIC AND NON-PUBLIC SCHOOLS OF THE STATE OF THE  THREAT.  THE  COMMIS-
SIONER  OR HIS OR HER AUTHORIZED DESIGNEE SHALL MAINTAIN UPDATED CONTACT
INFORMATION FOR ALL NON-PUBLIC SCHOOLS LOCATED  WITHIN  THE  STATE,  AND
SHALL DEVELOP ADDITIONAL PROTOCOL TO ENSURE TIMELY NOTIFICATION PURSUANT
TO THIS SECTION.
  S  2.  Section  2801-a of the education law is amended by adding a new
subdivision 3-a to read as follows:
  3-A. THE SCHOOL SAFETY TEAM SHALL DESIGNATE AN  INDIVIDUAL  TO  NOTIFY
THE  DEPARTMENT,  PURSUANT  TO  THE  PROVISIONS OF SECTION THREE HUNDRED
NINETEEN OF THIS CHAPTER, IN THE EVENT THAT THE SCHOOL DISTRICT RECEIVES
INFORMATION RELATING TO A GENERAL THREAT OF HARM MADE AGAINST A  SINGLE,
MULTIPLE OR ALL OF THE SCHOOLS OF THE STATE.
  S 3. This act shall take effect immediately.


 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD01367-01-1

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