senate Bill S7122

2011-2012 Legislative Session

Relates to the provision of special education services at charter schools

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    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 19, 2012 referred to education
delivered to assembly
passed senate
ordered to third reading cal.1366
committee discharged and committed to rules
May 31, 2012 reported and committed to finance
Apr 30, 2012 referred to education

Votes

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Jun 19, 2012 - Rules committee Vote

S7122
18
5
committee
18
Aye
5
Nay
1
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
1
Excused
0
Abstained
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May 31, 2012 - Education committee Vote

S7122
12
2
committee
12
Aye
2
Nay
4
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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S7122 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A10659
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Amd ยงยง1950 & 2853, Ed L

S7122 - Summary

Relates to the provision of special education services at charter schools.

S7122 - Sponsor Memo

S7122 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  7122

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             April 30, 2012
                               ___________

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  charter  schools
  providing special education services

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

  Section 1. Subparagraph 2 of paragraph h of subdivision 4  of  section
1950  of  the  education  law,  as amended by chapter 474 of the laws of
1996, is amended to read as follows:
  (2) To enter into contracts with the United  States  of  America,  the
State of New York, any school district, community college, public insti-
tution  of higher education, independent institution of higher education
eligible for aid under section sixty-four hundred one of  this  chapter,
CHARTER  SCHOOL  AUTHORIZED  BY  ARTICLE  FIFTY-SIX  OF THIS CHAPTER, or
public agency in relation to the program of  the  board  of  cooperative
educational  services,  and any such school district, community college,
institution of higher education, CHARTER SCHOOL,  or  public  agency  is
hereby  authorized  and  empowered  to  do  and perform any and all acts
necessary or convenient in relation  to  the  performance  of  any  such
contracts.
  S  2. Subparagraphs (A) and (B) of paragraph (b-1) of subdivision 1 of
section 2853 of the education law, as amended by chapter 101 of the laws
of 2010, are amended and a new subparagraph (C)  is  added  to  read  as
follows:
  (A) a charter school may operate in more than one building at a single
site; [and]
  (B)  a  charter  school  which provides instruction to its students at
different locations for a portion of their school day shall be deemed to
be operating at a single site[.]; AND
  (C) A CHARTER SCHOOL  THAT  PROVIDES  PROGRAMS  AND  SERVICES  TO  ITS
STUDENTS AT DIFFERENT LOCATIONS PURSUANT TO PARAGRAPH (A) OF SUBDIVISION
FOUR OF THIS SECTION SHALL BE DEEMED TO BE OPERATING AT A SINGLE SITE.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD15484-01-2

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