assembly Bill A7730

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Establishes that all school districts are approved evaluators of preschool students suspected of having a disability

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Jan 08, 2014 referred to education
May 31, 2013 referred to education

A7730 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S5360
Current Committee:
Assembly Education
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Amd ยง4410, Ed L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2015-2016: A10482, S2142, S6505
2017-2018: A982, S1694

A7730 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Establishes that all school districts are approved evaluators of preschool students suspected of having a disability.

A7730 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  7730

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                              May 31, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by M. of A. NOLAN -- read once and referred to the Committee
  on Education

AN ACT to amend the education law, in relation to establishing that  all
  school   districts  are  approved  evaluators  of  preschool  students
  suspected of having a disability

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

  Section  1.  Paragraphs (a) and (c) of subdivision 9-a of section 4410
of the education law, paragraph (a) as amended by  chapter  581  of  the
laws  of  2011  and  paragraph (c) as added by chapter 82 of the laws of
1995, are amended to read as follows:
  (a) A [school district or a] group of  appropriately  licensed  and/or
certified  professionals  associated with a public or private agency may
apply to the commissioner  for  approval  as  an  evaluator  on  a  form
prescribed  by  the  commissioner. The commissioner shall approve evalu-
ators pursuant to this subdivision consistent with the approval  process
for  the  multi-disciplinary  evaluation  component of programs approved
pursuant to subdivision nine of this section consistent with regulations
adopted pursuant to such subdivision. ALL SCHOOL  DISTRICTS  ARE  DEEMED
APPROVED EVALUATORS OF PRESCHOOL STUDENTS SUSPECTED OF HAVING A DISABIL-
ITY WITHOUT THE NEED TO SUBMIT AN APPLICATION TO THE COMMISSIONER.
  Such  application  shall include, but not be limited to, a description
of the multi-disciplinary evaluation services proposed  to  be  provided
and a demonstration that all agency employees and staff who provide such
evaluation  services  shall  have  appropriate  licensure and/or certif-
ication and that  the  individual  who  shall  have  direct  supervision
responsibilities  over  such  staff  shall  have an appropriate level of
experience in providing evaluation or services to preschool  or  kinder-
garten-aged  children  with disabilities. To be eligible for approval as
an evaluator under this subdivision on and after July first,  two  thou-
sand  eleven,  a  group  of  appropriately licensed or certified profes-

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD11078-01-3