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|Jan 04, 2012||referred to education|
|Apr 04, 2011||referred to education|
senate Bill S4395
Archive: Last Bill Status - In Committee
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
S4395 - Details
- Current Committee:
- Law Section:
- Education Law
- Laws Affected:
- Amd §1950, Ed L
- Versions Introduced in 2009-2010 Legislative Session:
S4395 - Summary
Permits BOCES to contract with third party vendors for approved technology activities and services at the request of two or more school districts; allows the commissioner of education to approve such technology activities and services as aidable shared services under certain circumstances.
S4395 - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER:S4395 TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the education law, in relation to third party contracting for technology services as aidable shared services and providing for the repeal of such provisions upon expiration thereof PURPOSE: To allow contract with third party vendors for approved technology at the request of two or more school districts when the Board of Cooperative Education Services demonstrates that such activities and services require special skills or expertise not available through full-time employees of the BOCES. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Subdivision 4 of §1950 of the Education Law is amended by adding a new paragraph oo. Subdivision 5 of §1950 of the Education Law is amended. JUSTIFICATION: Approved technology activities and services must be available to all students. The lack of special skill or expertise not available through full-time employees should not be a reason for these services to not be available to students.
S4395 - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 4395 2011-2012 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E April 4, 2011 ___________ Introduced by Sen. FLANAGAN -- 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 third party contract- ing for technology services as aidable shared services and providing for the repeal of such provisions upon expiration thereof THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Subdivision 4 of section 1950 of the education law is amended by adding a new paragraph oo to read as follows: OO. TO CONTRACT WITH THIRD PARTY VENDORS FOR APPROVED TECHNOLOGY ACTIVITIES AND SERVICES AT THE REQUEST OF TWO OR MORE SCHOOL DISTRICTS, IN CONJUNCTION WITH A CONTRACT FOR THE PURCHASE OF TECHNOLOGY EQUIPMENT PURSUANT TO PARAGRAPH JJ OF THIS SUBDIVISION OR ANY OTHER SHARED SERVICE AUTHORIZED UNDER THIS SUBDIVISION. THE COMMISSIONER MAY APPROVE SUCH TECHNOLOGY ACTIVITIES AND SERVICES AS AIDABLE SHARED SERVICES, PROVIDED THAT THE BOARD OF COOPERATIVE EDUCATIONAL SERVICES DEMONSTRATES THAT SUCH ACTIVITIES AND SERVICES REQUIRED CANNOT BE SUPPLIED THROUGH FULL-TIME EMPLOYEES OF THE BOARD OF COOPERATIVE EDUCATIONAL SERVICES DUE TO INSUFFICIENT QUALIFIED STAFF OR LACK OF REQUIRED SPECIAL SKILLS OR EXPERTISE. S 2. Subdivision 5 of section 1950 of the education law is amended by adding a new paragraph i to read as follows: I. FOR THE PURPOSES OF COMPUTING THE APPORTIONMENT PURSUANT TO THIS SUBDIVISION, THE AIDABLE COST OF SERVICES FOR APPROVED TECHNOLOGY SERVICES PROVIDED THROUGH CONTRACTUAL AGREEMENT BETWEEN A BOARD OF COOP- ERATIVE EDUCATIONAL SERVICES AND A THIRD PARTY VENDOR PURSUANT TO PARA- GRAPH OO OF SUBDIVISION FOUR OF THIS SECTION, EXCLUSIVE OF ANY COSTS FOR THE PURCHASE OF TECHNOLOGY EQUIPMENT OR SUPPLIES, SHALL EQUAL THE PROD- UCT OF SUCH COSTS ALLOCATED TO EACH COMPONENT SCHOOL DISTRICT BY SUCH BOARD OF COOPERATIVE EDUCATIONAL SERVICES MULTIPLIED BY THE QUOTIENT OF THE TOTAL AMOUNT ALLOCATED TO ALL COMPONENT SCHOOL DISTRICTS FOR THE EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted. LBD10477-01-1
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