senate Bill S5227A

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Provides that the Rochester city school district may provide transportation to pupils that live within fifteen miles of the school

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 20, 2014 referred to education
delivered to assembly
passed senate
ordered to third reading cal.1665
committee discharged and committed to rules
Jun 10, 2014 print number 5227b
amend and recommit to finance
Jan 14, 2014 reported and committed to finance
Jan 08, 2014 referred to education
Jun 18, 2013 print number 5227a
amend (t) and recommit to education
May 14, 2013 referred to education

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Bill Amendments

Original
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B (Active)
Original
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B (Active)

S5227 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A6995A
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Education

S5227 - Summary

Provides that the Rochester city school district may provide transportation to pupils that live within fifteen miles of the school.

S5227 - Sponsor Memo

S5227 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  5227

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              May 14, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  ROBACH -- 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 transportation  of
  students in the Rochester city school district

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

  Section 1. Subdivision 7 of section  3602  of  the  education  law  is
amended by adding a new paragraph f to read as follows:
  F.  NOTWITHSTANDING  ANY OTHER RULE OR REGULATION TO THE CONTRARY, AND
SPECIFICALLY 8 NYCRR 156.2 (A), THE ROCHESTER CITY SCHOOL  DISTRICT  MAY
PROVIDE  TRANSPORTATION  TO  ANY PUPIL WHO LIVES MORE THAN ONE-HALF MILE
FROM THE SCHOOL. SUCH ROUTES SHALL NOT BE  INCLUDED  WITHIN  THE  CALCU-
LATION OF STATE AID FOR TRANSPORTATION PURPOSES.
  S 2. This act shall take effect immediately.






 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD10131-02-3

Co-Sponsors

S5227A - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A6995A
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Education

S5227A - Summary

Provides that the Rochester city school district may provide transportation to pupils that live within fifteen miles of the school.

S5227A - Sponsor Memo

S5227A - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 5227--A

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              May 14, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  ROBACH -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee  on  Education  --  committee
  discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted
  to said committee

AN  ACT  in  relation to the transportation of students in the Rochester
  city school district

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

  Section 1. a. Notwithstanding the provision of any law, rule, or regu-
lation  to  the contrary, including subdivision 1 of section 3635 of the
education law, the city school district of the city of  Rochester,  upon
approval  of  a vote by the board of education of a plan which describes
fiscal and educational outcomes and implementation strategy and  notifi-
cation  to  the commissioner of education by February 1, 2014, may enter
into a transportation pilot program for a  period  not  to  exceed  five
school  years beginning with the 2014-2015 school year to provide trans-
portation services for children attending grades kindergarten through  3
in  the  2014-2015  school year, and for children attending kindergarten
through 6 in the 2015-2016 school year and  subsequent  years,  and  who
live more than one-half mile and less than fifteen miles from the school
which  they  legally  attend  provided  such transportation, if offered,
shall be offered equally to all children in like circumstances  residing
in the district.
  b.  For the purposes of computing approved transportation expenses for
transportation aid for transportation provided under this pilot program,
expenses for transportation provided pursuant to this pilot program  for
children attending grades kindergarten through 3 in the 2014-2015 school
year, and for children attending kindergarten through 6 in the 2015-2016
school  year  and subsequent years, who live more than one-half mile and
less than fifteen miles from the school which they legally attend  shall
be  included.  Transportation  expenses  shall be reimbursed pursuant to

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD10131-04-3

Co-Sponsors

S5227B (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A6995A
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Education

S5227B (ACTIVE) - Summary

Provides that the Rochester city school district may provide transportation to pupils that live within fifteen miles of the school.

S5227B (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S5227B (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 5227--B

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              May 14, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens. ROBACH, O'BRIEN -- read twice and ordered printed,
  and when printed to be committed to  the  Committee  on  Education  --
  committee  discharged,  bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and
  recommitted to said committee  --  recommitted  to  the  Committee  on
  Education in accordance with Senate Rule 6, sec. 8 -- reported favora-
  bly  from  said committee and committed to the Committee on Finance --
  committee discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as  amended  and
  recommitted to said committee

AN  ACT  in  relation to the transportation of students in the Rochester
  city school district

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

  Section 1. a. Notwithstanding the provision of any law, rule, or regu-
lation  to  the contrary, including subdivision 1 of section 3635 of the
education law, the city school district of the city of  Rochester,  upon
approval  of  a vote by the board of education of a plan which describes
fiscal and educational outcomes and implementation strategy and  notifi-
cation  to the commissioner of education by September 1, 2014, may enter
into a transportation pilot program for the 2014-2015 through  2016-2017
school  years  to  provide  transportation  services at no more than one
school for all children attending grades kindergarten through eight  who
live  less  than  fifteen  miles from a neighborhood school they legally
attend provided such transportation, if offered, shall be offered equal-
ly to all children in like circumstances residing in the district.
  b. For the purposes of computing approved transportation expenses  for
transportation aid for transportation provided under this pilot program,
expenses  for  transportation  provided  pursuant  to this pilot program
shall  be  included.  For  2014-2015  through  2016-2017  transportation
expenses  shall  be reimbursed pursuant to subdivision 7 of section 3602
of the education law in an amount not to exceed the  2014-2015  approved
transportation aid amount pursuant to such subdivision 7.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD10131-05-4

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