senate Bill S3141

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Makes permanent certain provisions authorizing a school district to provide student transportation based upon patterns of actual ridership

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
May 19, 2014 referred to education
delivered to assembly
passed senate
May 12, 2014 advanced to third reading
May 07, 2014 2nd report cal.
May 06, 2014 1st report cal.535
Mar 11, 2014 reported and committed to finance
Jan 08, 2014 referred to education
returned to senate
died in assembly
May 29, 2013 referred to education
delivered to assembly
passed senate
May 23, 2013 advanced to third reading
May 22, 2013 2nd report cal.
May 21, 2013 1st report cal.651
Feb 12, 2013 reported and committed to finance
Jan 30, 2013 referred to education

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May 6, 2014 - Finance committee Vote

S3141
35
0
committee
35
Aye
0
Nay
2
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Mar 11, 2014 - Education committee Vote

S3141
17
0
committee
17
Aye
0
Nay
1
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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May 21, 2013 - Finance committee Vote

S3141
34
0
committee
34
Aye
0
Nay
2
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Feb 12, 2013 - Education committee Vote

S3141
19
0
committee
19
Aye
0
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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S3141 - Bill Details

Current Committee:
Law Section:
Education
Laws Affected:
Amd Part C subpart F ยง26, Chap 97 of 2011

S3141 - Bill Texts

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Makes permanent certain provisions authorizing a school district to provide student transportation based upon patterns of actual ridership.

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BILL NUMBER:S3141

TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend subpart F of part C of chapter 97 of the
laws of 2011 amending the education law relating to census reporting, in
relation to making permanent certain provisions authorizing a school
district to provide student transportation based upon patterns of actual
ridership

PURPOSE: This bill would make permanent changes to student transporta-
tion based upon patterns of ridership.

SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS:

Section 1 - Amends Section 26 subpart F of part C of chapter 97 of the
laws of 2011 to permanently extend the option to school district's to
reduce the number of seats available on bus transportation based on
patterns of actual ridership. Nothing in this section will reduce the
number of seats available for students currently in need of transporta-
tion.

Section 2 - Sets the enacting date.

JUSTIFICATION: Prior to 2011, many school districts had complaints that
they were required to provide under existing law many more seats on bus
transportation that are actually needed as evidenced by student rider-
ship. Schools are experiencing budget cuts and more pressure than ever
to save money and seek efficiencies. As part of chapter 97 of the laws
of 2011, the option for school districts to reduce the number of seats
available to students on bus transportation based on patterns of rider-
ship was implemented and set to expire on June 30, 2014. This bill will
continue the efforts for mandate relief by extending this provision and
keening this cost saving measure available for school districts perma-
nently.

LEGISLATIVE HISTORY: This is a new bill.

FISCAL IMPLICATIONS: None to the state.

EFFECTIVE DATE: This act shall take effect immediately.

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

                                  3141

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 30, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen. MARTINS -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Education

AN ACT to amend subpart F of part C of chapter 97 of the  laws  of  2011
  amending  the  education law relating to census reporting, in relation
  to making permanent certain provisions authorizing a  school  district
  to provide student transportation based upon patterns of actual rider-
  ship

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

  Section 1. Section 26 of subpart F of part C of chapter 97 of the laws
of 2011 amending the education law  relating  to  census  reporting,  is
amended to read as follows:
  S  26. This act shall take effect immediately provided, however, [that
the provisions of section three of this act shall expire June  30,  2014
when  upon  such  date  the  provisions  of such section shall be deemed
repealed; provided, further] that  the  provisions  of  sections  eight,
eleven,  twelve,  thirteen  and  twenty of this act shall expire July 1,
2014 when upon such date the provisions of such sections shall be deemed
repealed.
  S 2. This act shall take effect immediately.




 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD07832-01-3

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