senate Bill S5556A

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Relates to requiring the fingerprinting of prospective employees of approved private special education schools; makes permanent certain provisions

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 20, 2014 recommitted to rules
Jun 11, 2014 ordered to third reading cal.1332
committee discharged and committed to rules
Jan 08, 2014 referred to education
returned to senate
died in assembly
Jun 18, 2013 referred to education
delivered to assembly
passed senate
ordered to third reading cal.1457
committee discharged and committed to rules
Jun 10, 2013 print number 5556a
amend and recommit to education
May 20, 2013 referred to education

Votes

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Jun 11, 2014 - Rules committee Vote

S5556A
23
0
committee
23
Aye
0
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
2
Excused
0
Abstained
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Jun 18, 2013 - Rules committee Vote

S5556A
24
0
committee
24
Aye
0
Nay
1
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Bill Amendments

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S5556 - Details

Current Committee:
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Amd Ed L, generally; amd §12, Chap 147 of 2001

S5556 - Summary

Relates to requiring the fingerprinting of prospective employees of approved private special education schools; phases in a requirement that all fingerprints submitted by prospective employees and applicants for certification be electronically submitted; authorizes boards of cooperative educational services to conduct fingerprinting for non-component districts, special education schools, and applicants for certification; strengthens identification verification practices at fingerprinting sites for the purpose of conducting criminal history record checks and enhances existing statutory mechanisms to expedite the removal of persons who commit fingerprint fraud  (view more) makes permanent certain provisions.

S5556 - Sponsor Memo

S5556 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  5556

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              May 20, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  FLANAGAN  --  (at  request  of the State Education
  Department) -- 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 requiring the finger-
  printing of prospective employees of approved private  special  educa-
  tion schools, phasing-in a requirement that all fingerprints submitted
  by prospective employees and applicants for certification be electron-
  ically   submitted,  authorizing  boards  of  cooperative  educational
  services  to  conduct  fingerprinting  for  non-component   districts,
  special education schools, and applicants for certification, strength-
  ening  identification  verification  practices at fingerprinting sites
  for the purpose of  conducting  criminal  history  record  checks  and
  enhancing  existing  statutory  mechanisms  to expedite the removal of
  persons who commit fingerprint fraud; and to amend chapter 147 of  the
  laws  of  2001,  amending  the  education  law relating to conditional
  appointment of school district, charter school or BOCES employees,  in
  relation  to  making  permanent  certain provisions relating to condi-
  tional clearances for employment

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

  Section  1. Paragraphs (a) and (b) of subdivision 30 of section 305 of
the education law, paragraph (a) and the opening paragraph and  subpara-
graph  (i)  of  paragraph  (b)  as amended by chapter 630 of the laws of
2006, paragraph (b) as added by chapter 180 of the  laws  of  2000,  are
amended to read as follows:
  (a)  The  commissioner,  in  cooperation with the division of criminal
justice services and in accordance with  all  applicable  provisions  of
law,  shall promulgate rules and regulations to require the fingerprint-
ing of prospective employees, as defined in section eleven hundred twen-
ty-five of this chapter, of school districts, charter schools and boards
of cooperative educational services, AND SPECIAL EDUCATION SCHOOLS,  and

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD10658-03-3

S5556A (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Amd Ed L, generally; amd §12, Chap 147 of 2001

S5556A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to requiring the fingerprinting of prospective employees of approved private special education schools; phases in a requirement that all fingerprints submitted by prospective employees and applicants for certification be electronically submitted; authorizes boards of cooperative educational services to conduct fingerprinting for non-component districts, special education schools, and applicants for certification; strengthens identification verification practices at fingerprinting sites for the purpose of conducting criminal history record checks and enhances existing statutory mechanisms to expedite the removal of persons who commit fingerprint fraud  (view more) makes permanent certain provisions.

S5556A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S5556A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 5556--A

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              May 20, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  FLANAGAN  --  (at  request  of the State Education
  Department) -- 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  commit-
  tee

AN  ACT to amend the education law, in relation to requiring the finger-
  printing of prospective employees of approved private  special  educa-
  tion schools, phasing-in a requirement that all fingerprints submitted
  by prospective employees and applicants for certification be electron-
  ically   submitted,  authorizing  boards  of  cooperative  educational
  services  to  conduct  fingerprinting  for  non-component   districts,
  special education schools, and applicants for certification, strength-
  ening  identification  verification  practices at fingerprinting sites
  for the purpose of  conducting  criminal  history  record  checks  and
  enhancing  existing  statutory  mechanisms  to expedite the removal of
  persons who commit fingerprint fraud; and to amend chapter 147 of  the
  laws  of  2001,  amending  the  education  law relating to conditional
  appointment of school district, charter school or BOCES employees,  in
  relation  to  making  permanent  certain provisions relating to condi-
  tional clearances for employment

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

  Section  1. Paragraphs (a) and (b) of subdivision 30 of section 305 of
the education law, paragraph (a) and the opening paragraph and  subpara-
graph  (i)  of  paragraph  (b)  as amended by chapter 630 of the laws of
2006, paragraph (b) as added by chapter 180 of the  laws  of  2000,  are
amended to read as follows:
  (a)  The  commissioner,  in  cooperation with the division of criminal
justice services and in accordance with  all  applicable  provisions  of
law,  shall promulgate rules and regulations to require the fingerprint-
ing of prospective employees, as defined in section eleven hundred twen-

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD10658-05-3

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