senate Bill S1057

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Relates to alerting all public and non-public schools of the state in the event of a general threat against the schools of the state

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    • Passed Assembly
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S1057 - Details

Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Add §319, amd §2801-a, Ed L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S172
2009-2010: S314

S1057 - Summary

Relates to alerting all public and non-public schools of the state in the event of a general threat of a terroristic nature against a single, multiple or all of the schools of the state; requires the school safety team to designate an individual to notify the education department in the event the school district receives a general threat of harm against any school or schools within the district or anywhere in the state.

S1057 - Sponsor Memo

S1057 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  1057

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 9, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens.  MAZIARZ,  DeFRANCISCO  --  read twice and ordered
  printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee  on  Educa-
  tion

AN  ACT  to  amend the education law, in relation to alerting all public
  and non-public schools of the state in the event of a  general  threat
  against the schools of the state

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

  Section 1. The education law is amended by adding a new section 319 to
read as follows:
  S 319. SCHOOL SAFETY ALERT. THE COMMISSIONER OR HIS OR HER  AUTHORIZED
DESIGNEE  SHALL  DESIGNATE AN INDIVIDUAL TO RECEIVE INFORMATION RELATING
TO A GENERAL THREAT OF HARM MADE AGAINST A SINGLE, MULTIPLE  OR  ALL  OF
THE  SCHOOLS  OF THE STATE.   FOLLOWING THE RECEIPT OF SUCH INFORMATION,
THE COMMISSIONER OR HIS OR HER  AUTHORIZED  DESIGNEE  SHALL  NOTIFY  ALL
PUBLIC  AND  NON-PUBLIC  SCHOOLS OF THE STATE OF THE THREAT. THE COMMIS-
SIONER OR HIS OR HER AUTHORIZED DESIGNEE SHALL MAINTAIN UPDATED  CONTACT
INFORMATION  FOR  ALL  NON-PUBLIC  SCHOOLS LOCATED WITHIN THE STATE, AND
SHALL DEVELOP ADDITIONAL PROTOCOL TO ENSURE TIMELY NOTIFICATION PURSUANT
TO THIS SECTION.
  S 2. Section 2801-a of the education law is amended by  adding  a  new
subdivision 3-a to read as follows:
  3-A.  THE  SCHOOL  SAFETY TEAM SHALL DESIGNATE AN INDIVIDUAL TO NOTIFY
THE DEPARTMENT, PURSUANT TO THE  PROVISIONS  OF  SECTION  THREE  HUNDRED
NINETEEN OF THIS CHAPTER, IN THE EVENT THAT THE SCHOOL DISTRICT RECEIVES
INFORMATION  RELATING TO A GENERAL THREAT OF HARM MADE AGAINST A SINGLE,
MULTIPLE OR ALL OF THE SCHOOLS OF THE STATE.
  S 3. This act shall take effect immediately.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD01942-01-3

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