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|Jan 08, 2014||referred to education|
|Jan 23, 2013||referred to education|
assembly Bill A3110
Archive: Last Bill Status - In Assembly Committee
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- Passed Senate
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A3110 - Details
A3110 - Summary
Enacts the education quality and teacher and principal protection act providing liability protection for public school educators; defines terms; provides that an educational entity shall not be subject to punitive and exemplary damages; imposes civil fines upon persons who falsely accuse an employee of an educational entity… (view more) makes related provisions.
A3110 - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 3110 2013-2014 Regular Sessions I N A S S E M B L Y January 23, 2013 ___________ Introduced by M. of A. ORTIZ -- Multi-Sponsored by -- M. of A. CUSICK, GALEF, HIKIND, MAGEE, PERRY, RIVERA, ROBINSON, WEISENBERG -- read once and referred to the Committee on Education AN ACT to amend the education law, in relation to establishing liability protection for public school educators THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. This act shall be known and may be cited as the "education quality and teacher and principal protection act". S 2. The education law is amended by adding a new article 62 to read as follows: ARTICLE 62 EDUCATION QUALITY AND TEACHER AND PRINCIPAL PROTECTION ACT SECTION 3070. LEGISLATIVE FINDINGS. 3071. DEFINITIONS. 3072. LIABILITY. 3073. PUNITIVE AND EXEMPLARY DAMAGES. 3074. FALSE REPORTS. 3075. FRIVOLOUS ACTIONS; ATTORNEY'S FEES; COST. 3076. CONTINGENCY FEES; PENALTY. 3077. INSURANCE. S 3070. LEGISLATIVE FINDINGS. THE LEGISLATURE FINDS THAT ENSURING THE QUALITY OF PRIMARY AND SECONDARY PUBLIC EDUCATION IS A COMPELLING STATE INTEREST. THE EDUCATIONAL ENVIRONMENT OF STUDENTS IS OFTEN NOT CONDUCIVE TO LEARNING. VIOLENCE IS SOMETIMES A THREAT, WHILE OTHER TIMES EDUCATORS MAY LACK THE AUTHORITY TO MAINTAIN SAFETY AND DISCIPLINE IN THE PUBLIC SCHOOLS. THE FILING OF MERITLESS LAWSUITS AGAINST SCHOOL DISTRICTS, TEACHERS, ADMINISTRATORS, AND OTHER SCHOOL EMPLOYEES INTERFERES WITH ATTEMPTS TO ENSURE THE QUALITY OF PUBLIC EDUCATION, PARTICULARLY WHERE SUCH LAWSUITS ARISE OUT OF THE GOOD FAITH EFFORTS OF EDUCATORS TO MAIN- EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted. LBD06850-01-3
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