senate Bill S1945

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Authorizes school district property to be used for not-for-profit dental clinics providing care to families in the district

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    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
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Jan 08, 2014 referred to education
Jan 09, 2013 referred to education

S1945 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A1488
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Amd ยง414, Ed L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S7137, A467
2009-2010: A978

S1945 - Summary

Authorizes school district property to be used for not-for-profit dental clinics providing care to families in the district upon the approval of the trustees or board of education of a school district.

S1945 - Sponsor Memo

S1945 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  1945

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 9, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen. RITCHIE -- 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 authorizing the use of
  schoolhouses and grounds by not-for-profit dental clinics

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

  Section  1.  Subdivision  1  of  section  414  of the education law is
amended by adding a new paragraph (l) to read as follows:
  (L) FOR APPROVED SCHOOL DENTAL CLINICS.
  (I) FOR PURPOSES OF THIS PARAGRAPH THE FOLLOWING TERMS SHALL MEAN:
  (A) "APPROVED SCHOOL DENTAL CLINIC" MEANS A NOT-FOR-PROFIT CLINIC THAT
WILL PROVIDE SERVICES DURING SCHOOL HOURS  AND/OR  NON-SCHOOL  HOURS  TO
SCHOOL-AGE AND PRE-SCHOOL CHILDREN.
  (B)  "SERVICES"  MEANS  DENTAL SERVICES AND SHALL NOT INCLUDE INSTRUC-
TIONAL SERVICES UNLESS THE INDIVIDUAL IS CERTIFIED OR LICENSED TO TEACH.
  (C) "SCHOOL" MEANS A PUBLIC  SCHOOL  DISTRICT,  BOARD  OF  COOPERATIVE
EDUCATIONAL SERVICES OR COUNTY VOCATIONAL EDUCATION AND EXTENSION BOARD.
  (II)  HEALTH  PROFESSIONALS  WHO  PROVIDE  SERVICES IN APPROVED SCHOOL
DENTAL HEALTH CLINICS SHALL BE DULY LICENSED PURSUANT TO THE  PROVISIONS
OF  TITLE  EIGHT  OF THIS CHAPTER, UNLESS OTHERWISE EXEMPTED BY LAW, AND
SHALL BE AUTHORIZED TO PROVIDE SUCH SERVICES TO THE EXTENT PERMITTED  BY
THEIR RESPECTIVE PRACTICE ACTS.
  (III)  EXCEPT WHERE OTHERWISE AUTHORIZED BY LAW, THE COST OF PROVIDING
DENTAL HEALTH SERVICES PURSUANT TO THIS PARAGRAPH SHALL NOT BE A  CHARGE
UPON  THE  SCHOOL DISTRICT.   BUILDING SPACE USED EXCLUSIVELY FOR SUCH A
CLINIC SHALL BE EXCLUDED FROM THE RATED CAPACITY OF THE SCHOOL  BUILDING
FOR THE PURPOSE OF COMPUTING BUILDING AID PURSUANT TO SUBDIVISION SIX OF
SECTION THIRTY-SIX HUNDRED TWO OF THIS CHAPTER.
  S  2. Subdivision 2 of section 414 of the education law, as amended by
chapter 513 of the laws of 2005, is amended to read as follows:

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

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