senate Bill S2924

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Permits apportionment of state aid where a school was not in session due to extraordinary weather conditions, disasters or emergencies during the two thousand twelve-thirteen school year

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Jan 08, 2014 referred to education
Mar 19, 2013 reported and committed to finance
Jan 25, 2013 referred to education

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Mar 19, 2013 - Education committee Vote

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S2924 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A150
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §3604, Ed L
Versions Introduced in 2011-2012 Legislative Session:
A10816

S2924 - Summary

Permits apportionment of state aid where a school was not in session due to extraordinary weather conditions, disasters or emergencies during the two thousand twelve-two thousand thirteen school year.

S2924 - Sponsor Memo

S2924 - Bill Text download pdf

                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
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                                  2924

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 25, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sen. FLANAGAN -- 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 permitting  apportion-
  ment  of  state  aid where a school was not in session due to extraor-
  dinary weather conditions, disasters or  emergencies  during  the  two
  thousand twelve-two thousand thirteen school year

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

  Section 1. Section 3604 of the education law is amended  by  adding  a
new subdivision 7-b to read as follows:
  7-B.  NOTWITHSTANDING  THE  PROVISIONS  OF  SUBDIVISION  SEVEN OF THIS
SECTION, FOR THE TWO THOUSAND TWELVE--TWO THOUSAND THIRTEEN SCHOOL YEAR,
THE COMMISSIONER SHALL DISREGARD SUCH REDUCTION, UP TO TEN DAYS, IN  THE
APPORTIONMENT  OF  PUBLIC MONEY, IF THE SCHOOLS OF THE DISTRICT WERE NOT
IN SESSION FOR  ONE  HUNDRED  EIGHTY  DAYS  BECAUSE  OF  EXTRAORDINARILY
ADVERSE WEATHER CONDITIONS, FEDERAL DECLARATIONS OF NATURAL DISASTERS, A
STATE  DISASTER EMERGENCY AS DEFINED IN SECTION TWENTY OF THE  EXECUTIVE
LAW, THE CLOSING OF TRANSPORTATION ROUTES PURSUANT TO A  DECLARED  LOCAL
STATE  OF EMERGENCY, IMPAIRMENT OF HEATING FACILITIES,  INSUFFICIENCY OF
WATER SUPPLY, SHORTAGE OF FUEL, LACK OF ELECTRICITY, OR THE  DESTRUCTION
OF  A  SCHOOL  BUILDING EITHER IN WHOLE OR IN PART, AND IF, FURTHER, THE
DISTRICT SUPERINTENDENT CERTIFIES THAT SUCH DISTRICT CANNOT MAKE UP SUCH
DAYS OF INSTRUCTION BY USING FOR  THE  SECONDARY  GRADES  ALL  SCHEDULED
VACATION DAYS WHICH OCCUR PRIOR TO THE FIRST SCHEDULED  REGENTS EXAMINA-
TION  DAY  IN JUNE, AND FOR THE ELEMENTARY GRADES ALL SCHEDULED VACATION
DAYS WHICH OCCUR PRIOR TO THE LAST SCHEDULED REGENTS EXAMINATION DAY  IN
JUNE;  AND  IF,  FURTHER,  THE  DISTRICT SUPERINTENDENT CERTIFIES TO THE
COMMISSIONER THAT TO DO SO WOULD IMPERIL  STUDENTS,  FACULTY  AND  STAFF
WHILE REPAIRS CONTINUE. FOR THE PURPOSES OF THIS SUBDIVISION, "SCHEDULED
VACATION DAYS" SHALL MEAN DAYS  ON WHICH THE SCHOOLS OF THE DISTRICT ARE
NOT  IN SESSION AND FOR WHICH NO PROHIBITION EXISTS IN SUBDIVISION EIGHT
OF THIS SECTION FOR THEM TO BE IN SESSION.
  S 2. This act shall take effect immediately.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets

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