senate Bill S328

2011-2012 Legislative Session

Relates to the duties of the commissioner

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Jan 04, 2012 referred to education
Mar 29, 2011 defeated in education
Feb 28, 2011 notice of committee consideration - requested
Jan 05, 2011 referred to education

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S328 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A6190
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Amd ยง305, Ed L
Versions Introduced in 2009-2010 Legislative Session:
S7553A, A10797, A10797A

S328 - Summary

Relates to the duties of the commissioner of education with regard to early childhood education from birth through age five.

S328 - Sponsor Memo

S328 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                   328

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 5, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens.  MONTGOMERY, DUANE, HASSELL-THOMPSON, OPPENHEIMER,
  PARKER, SAVINO, SQUADRON, STEWART-COUSINS -- read  twice  and  ordered
  printed,  and  when printed to be committed to the Committee on Educa-
  tion

AN ACT to amend the education law, in relation  to  the  duties  of  the
  commissioner of education with regard to early childhood education

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

  Section 1. Section 305 of the education law is amended by adding a new
subdivision 42 to read as follows:
  42. A. THE COMMISSIONER, IN CONSULTATION WITH THE COMMISSIONER OR  THE
COMMISSIONER'S DESIGNEE OF THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH, THE OFFICE OF CHIL-
DREN  AND  FAMILY  SERVICES  AND  THE OFFICE OF TEMPORARY AND DISABILITY
ASSISTANCE AND THE CHAIR OR THE CHAIR'S DESIGNEE OF THE EARLY  CHILDHOOD
ADVISORY  COUNCIL OR ITS EQUIVALENT AS APPOINTED PURSUANT TO THE FEDERAL
HEAD START REAUTHORIZATION ACT OF TWO  THOUSAND  SEVEN,  SHALL  EXAMINE,
EVALUATE, AND MAKE RECOMMENDATIONS CONCERNING THE EDUCATION AND DEVELOP-
MENT  OF CHILDREN FROM BIRTH THROUGH FIVE YEARS OF AGE. THE COMMISSIONER
SHALL IDENTIFY, REVIEW, ANALYZE AND  MAKE  RECOMMENDATIONS  ABOUT  STATE
LAWS AND REGULATIONS, PROGRAMS AND SERVICES INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO
THE  FOLLOWING:  REQUIREMENTS  FOR  THE EDUCATION OF CHILDREN FROM BIRTH
THROUGH FIVE YEARS OF AGE AT ALL SETTINGS WHICH CARE FOR  SUCH  CHILDREN
INCLUDING  BUT NOT LIMITED TO PUBLIC AND NON-PUBLIC SCHOOLS, PRE-KINDER-
GARTEN PROGRAMS, DAY CARE CENTERS AND  FAMILY  DAY  CARE,  EARLY  INTER-
VENTION   PROGRAMS,   SPECIAL  EDUCATION  PROGRAMS  AND  OTHER  RELEVANT
SETTINGS; REQUIREMENTS  FOR  DEVELOPMENTAL  SERVICES  NECESSARY  TO  THE
EDUCATION  AND  DEVELOPMENT OF CHILDREN FROM BIRTH THROUGH FIVE YEARS OF
AGE AT SUCH SETTINGS; THE HEALTH,  FAMILY  SUPPORT  AND  OTHER  SERVICES
NECESSARY  FOR  THE  EDUCATION  AND  DEVELOPMENT  OF CHILDREN FROM BIRTH
THROUGH FIVE YEARS OF AGE; REQUIREMENTS FOR THE EDUCATION, CERTIFICATION

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

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