senate Bill S5510A

Signed By Governor
2011-2012 Legislative Session

Allows a parent to request an additional parent residing in the school district to participate in committees on special education

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  • Introduced
  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Signed by Governor

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Aug 01, 2012 signed chap.276
Jul 20, 2012 delivered to governor
Jun 21, 2012 returned to assembly
passed senate
3rd reading cal.638
substituted for s5510a
Jun 21, 2012 substituted by a7216a
Jun 18, 2012 amended on third reading 5510a
May 07, 2012 advanced to third reading
May 02, 2012 2nd report cal.
May 01, 2012 1st report cal.638
Jan 04, 2012 referred to education
Jun 11, 2011 committee discharged and committed to rules
May 26, 2011 referred to education

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S5510 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A7216A
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §4402, Ed L

S5510 - Summary

Allows a parent to request an additional parent residing in the school district to participate in committees on special education.

S5510 - Sponsor Memo

S5510 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  5510

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              May 26, 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 the additional  parent
  member of committees on special education

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

  Section 1. Subclause (viii) of clause (a) of subparagraph 1  of  para-
graph  b  of  subdivision  1  of  section  4402 of the education law, as
amended by chapter 194 of the laws  of  2004,  is  amended  to  read  as
follows:
  (viii)  IF  REQUESTED BY THE PARENT OR PERSON IN PARENTAL RELATIONSHIP
TO THE STUDENT, an additional parent, residing in the school district or
a neighboring school district, of a student  with  a  disability,  of  a
student who has been declassified and is no longer eligible for an indi-
vidualized  education program (IEP), or a parent of a disabled child who
has graduated, for a period of five years beyond the student's declassi-
fication or graduation, provided such parent shall not be employed by or
under contract with the school district[, and provided further that such
additional parent shall not be a required member if the parents  request
that  such  additional  parent  member not participate]. DISTRICTS SHALL
PROVIDE PARENTS AND PERSONS IN  PARENTAL  RELATIONSHIP  TO  THE  STUDENT
NOTICE  OF  THE  RIGHT  TO  REQUEST  THE  PARTICIPATION OF AN ADDITIONAL
PARENT;
  S 2. This act shall take effect immediately.



 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD11845-01-1

S5510A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A7216A
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §4402, Ed L

S5510A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Allows a parent to request an additional parent residing in the school district to participate in committees on special education.

S5510A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S5510A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 5510--A
    Cal. No. 638

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              May 26, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sen. FLANAGAN -- 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
  -- reported favorably from said committee, ordered to first and second
  report,  ordered  to  a  third reading, amended and ordered reprinted,
  retaining its place in the order of third reading

AN ACT to amend the education law, in relation to the additional  parent
  member of committees on special education

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

  Section 1. Clause (b) of subparagraph 1 of paragraph b of  subdivision
1 of section 4402 of the education law, as amended by chapter 378 of the
laws of 2007, is amended to read as follows:
  (b)  In  determining  the  composition  of  such committee pursuant to
clause (a) of this subparagraph, a school district may determine that  a
member  appointed pursuant to one of subclause (ii), (iii), (iv), (v) or
(ix) of clause (a) of this subparagraph also fulfills the requirement of
subclause (vi) of clause (a) of this subparagraph of a member who is  an
individual  who  can  interpret the instructional implications of evalu-
ation results where  such  individuals  are  determined  by  the  school
district  to  have  the  knowledge  and expertise to do so and/or that a
member appointed pursuant to subclause (iii) or (iv) of  clause  (a)  of
this  subparagraph  also  fulfills  the  requirement of subclause (v) of
clause (a) of this subparagraph of a member who is a  representative  of
the  school district. The regular education teacher of the student shall
participate in the development, review and revision of  the  individual-
ized  education  program  for  the student, to the extent required under
federal law. The school physician need not be in attendance at any meet-
ing of the committee on special education unless specifically  requested
in  writing,  at  least  seventy-two  hours prior to such meeting by the
parents or other person in parental relation to the student in question,

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

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