Senate Bill S7144

2011-2012 Legislative Session

Relates to alternative institutional support programs for school districts

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

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2011-S7144 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A10366
Current Committee:
Assembly Education
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §3641, Ed L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2009-2010: S6927
2013-2014: S2064, A2488

2011-S7144 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to experimental alternative institutional support programs for school districts.

2011-S7144 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

2011-S7144 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  7144

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               May 1, 2012
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  HANNON -- 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  alternative  institu-
  tional support programs

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

  Section 1. Section 3641 of the education law is amended  by  adding  a
new subdivision 16 to read as follows:
  16.  ALTERNATIVE INSTITUTIONAL SUPPORT AID. A.  BOARDS OF EDUCATION OF
CITY, COMMON, UNION FREE AND CENTRAL SCHOOL DISTRICTS SHALL  BE  AUTHOR-
IZED   TO  CONTRACT  WITH  APPROVED  ALTERNATIVE  INSTITUTIONAL  SUPPORT
SERVICES PROGRAMS TO  PROVIDE  INSTRUCTIONAL  AND  SUPPORT  SERVICES  TO
SPECIAL  EDUCATION  AND/OR NON-SPECIAL EDUCATION STUDENTS WHO ARE DEEMED
BY THE DISTRICT TO BE AT-RISK.
  B. PAYMENT PURSUANT TO SUCH CONTRACT SHALL BE FROM THE DISTRICT TO THE
APPROVED ALTERNATIVE INSTITUTIONAL  SUPPORT  SERVICES  PROGRAM  FOR  THE
ACTUAL  COST  OF THE APPROVED ALTERNATIVE INSTITUTIONAL SUPPORT SERVICES
PROGRAM'S PROVISION OF SERVICES AND INCLUDE  COSTS  FOR  ADMINISTRATIVE,
INSTRUCTIONAL,  OPERATING AND SUPPORT SERVICES EXPENSES PROPORTIONATE TO
THE STUDENT'S  ATTENDANCE  IN  THE  PROGRAM.  STUDENTS  WHO  ATTEND  THE
APPROVED   ALTERNATIVE  INSTITUTIONAL  SUPPORT  SERVICES  PROGRAM  SHALL
CONTINUE TO BE COUNTED BY THE DISTRICT  OF  RESIDENCE  FOR  PURPOSES  OF
DETERMINING  FEDERAL  AND STATE AID TO THE DISTRICT RELATIVE TO STUDENTS
WITH AND WITHOUT DISABILITIES.
  C. DISTRICTS MAY ALSO CONTRACT WITH AN APPROVED  ALTERNATIVE  INSTITU-
TIONAL  SUPPORT  SERVICES  PROGRAM  TO  SERVE  AS AN INTERIM ALTERNATIVE
EDUCATIONAL SETTING, AS DEFINED BY THE FEDERAL INDIVIDUALS WITH DISABIL-
ITIES EDUCATION IMPROVEMENT ACT AND CONCURRENT STATE LAW. A DISTRICT MAY
CONTRACT WITH THE APPROVED ALTERNATIVE  INSTITUTIONAL  SUPPORT  SERVICES
PROGRAM FOR SERVICES AS AN INTERIM ALTERNATIVE EDUCATIONAL SETTING WHEN-
EVER  A  STUDENT  IS ELIGIBLE FOR SUCH PLACEMENT IN ACCORDANCE WITH LAW,
SUCH AS IN CERTAIN DISCIPLINARY CONTEXTS.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD15552-01-2

              

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