senate Bill S2402A

2011-2012 Legislative Session

Increases mileage limit within which transportation for school children will be provided, including to nonpublic schools

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 09, 2012 print number 2402a
amend and recommit to education
Jan 04, 2012 referred to education
Jan 19, 2011 referred to education

Bill Amendments

Original
A (Active)
Original
A (Active)

S2402 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A3966A
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §3635, Ed L
Versions Introduced in 2009-2010 Legislative Session:
S653, A2328

S2402 - Summary

Increases the maximum mileage limitation for the transportation of children by school districts to and from school from 15 to 25 miles, the cost thereof is to be treated as an ordinary contingent expense; provides for transportation of pupils to nonpublic schools from such students' homes, applies to transportation whether such nonpublic school is within or without the school district.

S2402 - Sponsor Memo

S2402 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  2402

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 19, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  LARKIN -- 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 transportation  of
  children residing in a school district

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

  Section 1. Paragraphs a, b and e of subdivision 1 of section  3635  of
the  education  law, paragraph a as amended by chapter 69 of the laws of
1992, paragraph b as amended by chapter 718 of the laws of 1990, subpar-
agraph (i) of paragraph b as amended by chapter 571 of the laws of  1994
and  paragraph  e  as  amended  by  chapter 665 of the laws of 1990, are
amended to read as follows:
  a. Sufficient transportation facilities (including the  operation  and
maintenance  of motor vehicles) shall be provided by the school district
for all the children residing within the school district to and from the
school they legally attend, who  are  in  need  of  such  transportation
because  of  the  remoteness  of  the  school  to  the  child or for the
promotion of the best interest of  such  children.  Such  transportation
shall be provided for all children attending grades kindergarten through
eight  who  live  more than two miles from the school which they legally
attend and for all children attending grades  nine  through  twelve  who
live more than three miles from the school which they legally attend and
shall  be  provided  for  each  such child up to a distance of [fifteen]
TWENTY-FIVE miles, the distances in each  case  being  measured  by  the
nearest  available route from home to school. The cost of providing such
transportation between two or three miles,  as  the  case  may  be,  and
[fifteen] TWENTY-FIVE miles shall be considered for the purposes of this
chapter  to  be  a  charge  upon the district and an ordinary contingent
expense of the district. Transportation for a lesser distance  than  two
miles  in  the  case  of  children attending grades kindergarten through
eight or three miles in the  case  of  children  attending  grades  nine

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD01825-01-1

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S2402A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A3966A
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §3635, Ed L
Versions Introduced in 2009-2010 Legislative Session:
S653, A2328

S2402A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Increases the maximum mileage limitation for the transportation of children by school districts to and from school from 15 to 25 miles, the cost thereof is to be treated as an ordinary contingent expense; provides for transportation of pupils to nonpublic schools from such students' homes, applies to transportation whether such nonpublic school is within or without the school district.

S2402A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S2402A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 2402--A

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 19, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  LARKIN -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Education  --  recommitted
  to the Committee 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 transportation  of
  children residing in a school district

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

  Section 1. Paragraphs a, b and e of subdivision 1 of section  3635  of
the  education  law,  paragraph  a as amended by section 11 of part A of
chapter 97 of the laws of 2011, paragraph b as amended by chapter 718 of
the laws of 1990, subparagraph (i) of paragraph b as amended by  chapter
571 of the laws of 1994 and paragraph e as amended by chapter 665 of the
laws of 1990, are amended to read as follows:
  a.  Sufficient  transportation facilities (including the operation and
maintenance of motor vehicles) shall be provided by the school  district
for all the children residing within the school district to and from the
school  they  legally  attend,  who  are  in need of such transportation
because of the remoteness  of  the  school  to  the  child  or  for  the
promotion  of  the  best interest of such children.  Such transportation
shall be provided for all children attending grades kindergarten through
eight who live more than two miles from the school  which  they  legally
attend  and  for  all  children attending grades nine through twelve who
live more than three miles from the school which they legally attend and
shall be provided for each such child up  to  a  distance  of  [fifteen]
TWENTY-FIVE  miles,  the  distances  in  each case being measured by the
nearest available route from home to school. The cost of providing  such
transportation  between  two  or  three  miles,  as the case may be, and
[fifteen] TWENTY-FIVE miles shall be considered for the purposes of this
chapter to be a charge upon the  district  and  an  ordinary  contingent

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD01825-02-1

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