senate Bill S1570A

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Relates to the expenditure of pre-kindergarten program grant funds

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Feb 10, 2014 print number 1570a
amend and recommit to education
Jan 08, 2014 referred to education
Jan 09, 2013 referred to education

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S1570 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A4867A
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §3602-e, Ed L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S1580A
2009-2010: S6777

S1570 - Summary

Relates to the expenditure of prekindergarten program grant funds.

S1570 - Sponsor Memo

S1570 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  1570

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 9, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  PARKER -- 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  the  expenditure  of
  pre-kindergarten program grant funds

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

  Section 1. Subdivision 10 of section 3602-e of the  education  law  is
amended by adding a new paragraph d to read as follows:
  D.  NOTWITHSTANDING  ANY OTHER PROVISION OF LAW TO THE CONTRARY IN THE
EVENT A SCHOOL DISTRICT WHICH IS ELIGIBLE TO RECEIVE A GRANT UNDER  THIS
SECTION  IS  UNABLE TO EXPAND PRE-KINDERGARTEN PROGRAMS AS DETERMINED BY
THE COMMISSIONER THEN SUCH DISTRICT SHALL BE PERMITTED  TO  UTILIZE  THE
EQUIVALENT  OF  SUCH  UNUSED  PRE-KINDERGARTEN  GRANT  FUNDS  FOR  LOCAL
PRE-KINDERGARTEN INITIATIVES, FULL-DAY PRE-KINDERGARTEN PROGRAMS  AND/OR
TRANSPORTATION  SERVICES  FOR PRE-KINDERGARTEN PUPILS AS APPROVED BY THE
COMMISSIONER, PROVIDED, HOWEVER, THAT SUCH EXCESS MAY NOT  BE  GENERATED
THROUGH  A  REDUCTION  IN  PRE-KINDERGARTEN  STUDENTS  SERVED FROM THOSE
SERVED IN THE BASE YEAR.
  S 2. Subdivision 11 of section 3602-e of the education law, as amended
by section 10-b of part A of chapter 57 of the laws of 2012, is  amended
to read as follows:
  11. Notwithstanding the provisions of subdivision ten of this section,
where  the  district  serves fewer children during the current year than
PROVIDED FOR BY THE GRANT the lesser of the children served in  the  two
thousand  ten--two thousand eleven school year or its base aidable prek-
indergarten pupils computed for the  two  thousand  seven--two  thousand
eight  school  year,  the  school  district shall have its apportionment
reduced in an amount proportional to such deficiency in the current year
or in the succeeding school year, as  determined  by  the  commissioner,
except  such  reduction  shall  not apply to school districts which have

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

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S1570A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A4867A
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §3602-e, Ed L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S1580A
2009-2010: S6777

S1570A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to the expenditure of prekindergarten program grant funds.

S1570A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S1570A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 1570--A

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 9, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens. PARKER, ADDABBO -- read twice and ordered printed,
  and when printed to be committed to  the  Committee  on  Education  --
  recommitted  to  the  Committee on Education in accordance with Senate
  Rule  6,  sec.  8  --  committee  discharged,  bill  amended,  ordered
  reprinted as amended and recommitted to said committee

AN  ACT  to  amend  the education law, in relation to the expenditure of
  pre-kindergarten program grant funds

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

  Section  1.  Subdivision  10 of section 3602-e of the education law is
amended by adding a new paragraph d to read as follows:
  D. NOTWITHSTANDING ANY OTHER PROVISION OF LAW TO THE CONTRARY  IN  THE
EVENT  A SCHOOL DISTRICT WHICH IS ELIGIBLE TO RECEIVE A GRANT UNDER THIS
SECTION IS UNABLE TO EXPAND PRE-KINDERGARTEN PROGRAMS AS  DETERMINED  BY
THE  COMMISSIONER  THEN  SUCH DISTRICT SHALL BE PERMITTED TO UTILIZE THE
EQUIVALENT  OF  SUCH  UNUSED  PRE-KINDERGARTEN  GRANT  FUNDS  FOR  LOCAL
PRE-KINDERGARTEN  INITIATIVES, FULL-DAY PRE-KINDERGARTEN PROGRAMS AND/OR
TRANSPORTATION SERVICES FOR PRE-KINDERGARTEN PUPILS AS APPROVED  BY  THE
COMMISSIONER,  PROVIDED,  HOWEVER, THAT SUCH EXCESS MAY NOT BE GENERATED
THROUGH A REDUCTION  IN  PRE-KINDERGARTEN  STUDENTS  SERVED  FROM  THOSE
SERVED IN THE BASE YEAR.
  S 2. Subdivision 11 of section 3602-e of the education law, as amended
by  section 10-b of part A of chapter 57 of the laws of 2012, is amended
to read as follows:
  11. Notwithstanding the provisions of subdivision ten of this section,
where the district serves fewer children during the  current  year  than
PROVIDED  FOR  BY THE GRANT the lesser of the children served in the two
thousand ten--two thousand eleven school year or its base aidable [prek-
indergarten] PRE-KINDERGARTEN  pupils  computed  for  the  two  thousand
seven--two  thousand  eight  school year, the school district shall have

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

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