senate Bill S3952

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Relates to a parent's right to know if an employee, volunteer or an administrator of a school district is reprimanded for inappropriate conduct towards their child

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Jan 08, 2014 referred to children and families
Feb 28, 2013 referred to children and families

S3952 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A1490
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Add Art 23-C ยงยง1134 - 1136, Ed L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: A465
2009-2010: A980

S3952 - Summary

Relates to a parent's right to know if an employee, volunteer or an administrator of a school district is reprimanded for inappropriate conduct towards his or her child; enacts "parent's right to know" act.

S3952 - Sponsor Memo

S3952 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  3952

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            February 28, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen. BONACIC -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Children and Families

AN ACT to amend the education law, in relation to the parent's right  to
  know  of  allegations  of  inappropriate  conduct by a school district
  employee, volunteer or administrator

  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 article 23-C
to read as follows:
                              ARTICLE 23-C
                       PARENT'S RIGHT TO KNOW ACT
SECTION 1134. SHORT TITLE.
        1135. DEFINITIONS.
        1136. PARENT'S RIGHT TO KNOW.
  S 1134. SHORT TITLE. THIS ARTICLE SHALL BE KNOWN AND MAY BE  CITED  AS
THE "PARENT'S RIGHT TO KNOW ACT".
  S  1135.  DEFINITIONS.  FOR THE PURPOSES OF THIS ARTICLE THE FOLLOWING
TERMS SHALL HAVE THE FOLLOWING MEANINGS:
  1. "EMPLOYEE" SHALL MEAN A SCHOOL BOARD MEMBER ACTING IN  HIS  OR  HER
CAPACITY  AS  A  SCHOOL  BOARD  MEMBER,  AS WELL AS ANY PERSON RECEIVING
COMPENSATION FROM A SCHOOL DISTRICT OR EMPLOYEE OF A CONTRACTED  SERVICE
PROVIDER  OR  WORKER  PLACED WITHIN THE SCHOOL UNDER A PUBLIC ASSISTANCE
EMPLOYMENT PROGRAM, PURSUANT TO TITLE NINE-B  OF  ARTICLE  FIVE  OF  THE
SOCIAL  SERVICES  LAW,  AND CONSISTENT WITH THE PROVISIONS OF SUCH TITLE
FOR THE PROVISION OF SERVICES TO SUCH DISTRICT, ITS STUDENTS OR  EMPLOY-
EES,  DIRECTLY  OR  THROUGH CONTRACT, WHEREBY SUCH SERVICES PERFORMED BY
SUCH PERSON INVOLVE DIRECT STUDENT CONTACT.
  2. "VOLUNTEER" SHALL MEAN ANY PERSON,  OTHER  THAN  AN  EMPLOYEE,  WHO
PROVIDES  SERVICES  TO A SCHOOL OR SCHOOL DISTRICT, WHICH INVOLVE DIRECT
STUDENT CONTACT.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD02381-01-3

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