senate Bill S587A

Signed By Governor
2011-2012 Legislative Session

Directs the chancellor of the city school district of city over 1 million to inventory and report on the outdoor schoolyards of such district

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

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Sep 23, 2011 signed chap.544
Sep 12, 2011 delivered to governor
Jun 15, 2011 returned to senate
passed assembly
ordered to third reading rules cal.249
substituted for a7230a
Jun 14, 2011 referred to ways and means
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Jun 13, 2011 ordered to third reading cal.1147
Jun 11, 2011 committee discharged and committed to rules
May 13, 2011 print number 587a
amend and recommit to finance
Apr 12, 2011 reported and committed to finance
Jan 05, 2011 referred to education

Votes

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Jun 13, 2011 - Rules committee Vote

S587A
22
0
committee
22
Aye
0
Nay
2
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Apr 12, 2011 - Education committee Vote

S587
9
3
committee
9
Aye
3
Nay
5
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
1
Excused
0
Abstained
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Bill Amendments

Original
A (Active)
Original
A (Active)

Co-Sponsors

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S587 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A7230A
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§2556 & 2590-h, Ed L
Versions Introduced in 2009-2010 Legislative Session:
S8344

S587 - Summary

Directs the chancellor of the city school district of a city over 1 million to inventory and report on the outdoor schoolyards of such district.

S587 - Sponsor Memo

S587 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                   587

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 5, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens.  KLEIN,  DIAZ, HASSELL-THOMPSON, HUNTLEY, KRUEGER,
  MONTGOMERY, SAMPSON -- read twice and ordered printed, and when print-
  ed to be committed to the Committee on Education

AN ACT to amend the education law, in relation to directing the chancel-
  lor of a city school district in a city having  a  population  of  one
  million  or  more to inventory and report upon the outdoor schoolyards
  within such district

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

  Section  1.  Section  2556 of the education law is amended by adding a
new subdivision 14 to read as follows:
  14. A.  THE CHANCELLOR OF A CITY SCHOOL DISTRICT IN A  CITY  HAVING  A
POPULATION  OF  ONE  MILLION  OR  MORE SHALL COMPILE AN INVENTORY OF AND
ISSUE A WRITTEN REPORT ABOUT THE OUTDOOR SCHOOLYARDS IN THE CITY  SCHOOL
DISTRICT. SUCH INVENTORY AND REPORT SHALL:
  (I)  IDENTIFY  EACH  OUTDOOR SCHOOLYARD LOCATED AT EDUCATIONAL FACILI-
TIES, AS DEFINED IN SUBDIVISION  NINE  OF  SECTION  TWENTY-FIVE  HUNDRED
NINETY-A  OF  THIS  TITLE,  OF  THE  CITY  SCHOOL DISTRICT. EACH OUTDOOR
SCHOOLYARD SHALL BE IDENTIFIED BY THE COMMUNITY SCHOOL DISTRICT IN WHICH
THE OUTDOOR SCHOOLYARD IS LOCATED, ITS  ADDRESS,  APPROXIMATE  SIZE  AND
PHYSICAL CONDITION;
  (II)  IDENTIFY  WHICH OUTDOOR SCHOOLYARDS ARE USED FOR PHYSICAL EDUCA-
TION, ACTIVITY AND/OR RECREATION; FOR EACH SUCH  OUTDOOR  SCHOOLYARD,  A
DESCRIPTION  OF  HOW  OFTEN STUDENTS OF THE CITY SCHOOL DISTRICT USE THE
OUTDOOR SCHOOLYARD, THE ACTIVITIES CONDUCTED, AND ANY LIMITATIONS ON THE
USES OF THE SCHOOLYARD;
  (III) IDENTIFY WHICH OUTDOOR SCHOOLYARDS ARE  NOT  USED  FOR  PHYSICAL
EDUCATION, ACTIVITY OR RECREATION. FOR EACH SUCH SCHOOLYARD, AN EXPLANA-
TION OF WHY IT IS NOT BEING USED FOR PHYSICAL EDUCATION, PHYSICAL ACTIV-
ITY OR RECREATION BY STUDENTS OF THE CITY SCHOOL DISTRICT;

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

Co-Sponsors

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S587A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A7230A
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§2556 & 2590-h, Ed L
Versions Introduced in 2009-2010 Legislative Session:
S8344

S587A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Directs the chancellor of the city school district of a city over 1 million to inventory and report on the outdoor schoolyards of such district.

S587A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S587A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 587--A

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 5, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens.  KLEIN,  DIAZ, HASSELL-THOMPSON, HUNTLEY, KRUEGER,
  MONTGOMERY, SAMPSON -- read twice and ordered printed, and when print-
  ed to be committed to the Committee on Education -- reported favorably
  from said committee and committed  to  the  Committee  on  Finance  --
  committee  discharged,  bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and
  recommitted to said committee

AN ACT to amend the education law, in relation to directing the chancel-
  lor of a city school district in a city having  a  population  of  one
  million  or  more to inventory and report upon the outdoor schoolyards
  within such district

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

  Section  1.  Section  2556 of the education law is amended by adding a
new subdivision 14 to read as follows:
  14. A.  THE CHANCELLOR OF A CITY SCHOOL DISTRICT IN A  CITY  HAVING  A
POPULATION  OF  ONE  MILLION  OR  MORE SHALL COMPILE AN INVENTORY OF AND
ISSUE A WRITTEN REPORT ABOUT THE OUTDOOR SCHOOLYARDS IN THE CITY  SCHOOL
DISTRICT. SUCH INVENTORY AND REPORT SHALL:
  (I)  IDENTIFY  EACH  OUTDOOR SCHOOLYARD LOCATED AT EDUCATIONAL FACILI-
TIES, AS DEFINED IN SUBDIVISION  NINE  OF  SECTION  TWENTY-FIVE  HUNDRED
NINETY-A  OF  THIS  TITLE,  OF  THE  CITY  SCHOOL DISTRICT. EACH OUTDOOR
SCHOOLYARD SHALL BE IDENTIFIED BY THE COMMUNITY SCHOOL DISTRICT IN WHICH
THE OUTDOOR SCHOOLYARD IS LOCATED, ITS  ADDRESS,  APPROXIMATE  SIZE  AND
PHYSICAL CONDITION;
  (II)  IDENTIFY  WHICH OUTDOOR SCHOOLYARDS ARE USED FOR PHYSICAL EDUCA-
TION, ACTIVITY AND/OR RECREATION; FOR EACH SUCH  OUTDOOR  SCHOOLYARD,  A
DESCRIPTION  OF  HOW  OFTEN STUDENTS OF THE CITY SCHOOL DISTRICT USE THE
OUTDOOR SCHOOLYARD AND ANY LIMITATIONS ON THE USES OF THE SCHOOLYARD;
  (III) IDENTIFY WHICH OUTDOOR SCHOOLYARDS ARE  NOT  USED  FOR  PHYSICAL
EDUCATION, ACTIVITY OR RECREATION. FOR EACH SUCH SCHOOLYARD, AN EXPLANA-

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

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