senate Bill S5361

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Eliminates the requirement for written parental consent prior to initial placement of a student with a disability in a July/August program

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  • Delivered to Governor
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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Mar 25, 2014 referred to education
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Mar 13, 2014 advanced to third reading
Mar 12, 2014 2nd report cal.
Mar 11, 2014 1st report cal.261
Jan 08, 2014 referred to education
returned to senate
died in assembly
Jun 05, 2013 referred to education
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Jun 04, 2013 advanced to third reading
Jun 03, 2013 2nd report cal.
May 30, 2013 1st report cal.916
May 16, 2013 referred to education

Votes

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Mar 11, 2014 - Education committee Vote

S5361
17
1
committee
17
Aye
1
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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May 30, 2013 - Education committee Vote

S5361
17
0
committee
17
Aye
0
Nay
1
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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S5361 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A7729
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Amd ยง4402, Ed L

S5361 - Summary

Eliminates the requirement for written parental consent prior to initial placement of a student with a disability in a July/August program.

S5361 - Sponsor Memo

S5361 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  5361

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              May 16, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sens. FLANAGAN, FELDER -- 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  eliminating  the
  requirement for written parental consent prior to initial placement of
  a student with a disability in a July/August program;

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

  Section 1. Paragraph a of subdivision 2 of section 4402 of the  educa-
tion  law,  as amended by chapter 243 of the laws of 1989, is amended to
read as follows:
  a. The board of education or trustees of each school district shall be
required to furnish suitable  educational  opportunities  for  [children
with  handicapping  conditions] STUDENTS WITH DISABILITIES by one of the
special services or  programs  listed  in  subdivision  two  of  section
forty-four hundred one OF THIS ARTICLE. The need of the individual child
shall  determine which of such services shall be rendered. Each district
shall provide to the maximum  extent  appropriate  such  services  in  a
manner  which  enables  [children with handicapping conditions] STUDENTS
WITH DISABILITIES to participate  in  regular  education  services  when
appropriate.  Such  services  or programs shall be furnished between the
months of September and June of each year, except that for the  nineteen
hundred  eighty-seven--eighty-eight  school  year  and  thereafter, with
respect to the students whose [handicapping conditions] DISABILITIES are
severe enough to exhibit the need for a structured learning  environment
of twelve months duration to maintain developmental levels, the board of
education or trustees of each school district upon the recommendation of
the  committee  on  special  education  [and, in the first instance, the
consent of the  parent]  shall  also  provide,  either  directly  or  by
contract,  for the provision of special services and programs as defined
in section forty-four hundred one of this article during the  months  of
July and August as contained in the individualized education program for

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD11075-01-3

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