senate Bill S5557A

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Establishes Earth day; relates to mandate relief for school districts; relates to provision of special education programs and services; repealers

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
May 05, 2014 print number 5557a
amend (t) and recommit to education
Jan 08, 2014 referred to education
May 30, 2013 reported and committed to finance
May 20, 2013 referred to education

S5557 - Details

Current Committee:
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Rpld §4402 sub 1 ¶b sub¶ 3 cl (h) & (d-2), sub 1 ¶b sub¶ 1 cl (d), amd Ed L, generally; amd §103, Gen Muni L; amd §6-0107, En Con L; amd §375, V & T L; rpld §353 sub 15, Exec L

S5557 - Summary

Establishes Earth day; relates to mandate relief for school districts; relates to the provision of special education programs and services parentally placed in non-public schools through dual enrollment; eliminates requirement that the commissioner of education make appointments to the state-supported schools (view more) relates to the committee on special education membership requirements; eliminates the requirement for written parental consent prior to placement of a student with a disability in July/August program; relates to transportation of students with disabilities parentally placed in private school; establishes that all school districts are approved evaluators of preschool students suspected of having a disability; relates to the statute of limitations for special education due process hearings; relates to committee on preschool special education; relates to the selection of a preschool evaluator; relates to referrals of state adult service agencies for certain students with disabilities who have reached the age of 18; relates to giving school districts or boards of cooperative educational services the option of advertising procurement bids in the state's opportunities newsletter; relates to the state smart growth public infrastructure criteria; relates to school omnibus signs complying with federal motor vehicle safety standards.

S5557 - Sponsor Memo

S5557 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  5557

                       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 establishing Earth
  day; to amend the education law, in relation  to  mandate  relief  for
  school  districts and certain other educational entities; to amend the
  education law, in relation to removing references to subcommittees  on
  special  education;  to  amend  the  education law, in relation to the
  provision of special  education  programs  and  services  to  students
  parentally placed in non-public schools through dual enrollment in the
  public schools; to amend the education law, in relation to eliminating
  the  requirement  that the commissioner of education make appointments
  to state-supported schools; to amend the education law, in relation to
  the committee on special education membership requirements;  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; to amend the education law, in
  relation to transportation of students  with  disabilities  parentally
  placed in a private school; to amend the education law, in relation to
  establishing  that  all  school  districts  are approved evaluators of
  preschool students suspected of having  a  disability;  to  amend  the
  education  law,  in relation to the statute of limitations for special
  education due  process  hearings;  to  amend  the  education  law,  in
  relation  to  the committee on preschool special education membership;
  to amend the  education  law,  in  relation  to  the  selection  of  a
  preschool evaluator; to amend the education law, in relation to refer-
  rals  to  state adult service agencies for certain students with disa-
  bilities who have reached the age of 18; to amend  the  education  law
  and  the general municipal law, in relation to giving school districts
  or boards of cooperative educational services the option of  advertis-
  ing procurement bids in the state's opportunities newsletter; to amend
  the  environmental  conservation  law,  in relation to the state smart
  growth public infrastructure criteria; to amend the vehicle and  traf-
  fic  law,  in  relation to school omnibus signs complying with federal

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

S5557A (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Rpld §4402 sub 1 ¶b sub¶ 3 cl (h) & (d-2), sub 1 ¶b sub¶ 1 cl (d), amd Ed L, generally; amd §103, Gen Muni L; amd §6-0107, En Con L; amd §375, V & T L; rpld §353 sub 15, Exec L

S5557A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Establishes Earth day; relates to mandate relief for school districts; relates to the provision of special education programs and services parentally placed in non-public schools through dual enrollment; eliminates requirement that the commissioner of education make appointments to the state-supported schools (view more) relates to the committee on special education membership requirements; eliminates the requirement for written parental consent prior to placement of a student with a disability in July/August program; relates to transportation of students with disabilities parentally placed in private school; establishes that all school districts are approved evaluators of preschool students suspected of having a disability; relates to the statute of limitations for special education due process hearings; relates to committee on preschool special education; relates to the selection of a preschool evaluator; relates to referrals of state adult service agencies for certain students with disabilities who have reached the age of 18; relates to giving school districts or boards of cooperative educational services the option of advertising procurement bids in the state's opportunities newsletter; relates to the state smart growth public infrastructure criteria; relates to school omnibus signs complying with federal motor vehicle safety standards.

S5557A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S5557A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 5557--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 -- recommitted to the Commit-
  tee on Education in accordance with Senate Rule 6, sec. 8 -- committee
  discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted
  to said committee

AN ACT to amend the education law, in  relation  to  establishing  Earth
  day;  to  amend  the  education law, in relation to mandate relief for
  school districts and certain other educational entities; to amend  the
  education  law, in relation to removing references to subcommittees on
  special education; to amend the education  law,  in  relation  to  the
  provision  of  special  education  programs  and  services to students
  parentally placed in non-public schools through dual enrollment in the
  public schools; to amend the education law, in relation to eliminating
  the requirement that the commissioner of education  make  appointments
  to state-supported schools; to amend the education law, in relation to
  the  committee  on special education membership requirements; to amend
  the education law, in relation  to  transportation  of  students  with
  disabilities  parentally  placed  in  a  private  school; to amend the
  education law, in relation to establishing that all  school  districts
  are  approved  evaluators  of preschool students suspected of having a
  disability; to amend the education law, in relation to the statute  of
  limitations  for  special education due process hearings; to amend the
  education law, in relation  to  the  committee  on  preschool  special
  education  membership;  to amend the education law, in relation to the
  selection of a preschool evaluator; to amend  the  education  law,  in
  relation  to  referrals  to  state  adult service agencies for certain
  students with disabilities who have reached the age of  18;  to  amend
  the education law and the general municipal law, in relation to giving
  school  districts  or  boards  of cooperative educational services the
  option of advertising procurement bids in  the  state's  opportunities
  newsletter;  to  amend the environmental conservation law, in relation
  to the state smart growth public infrastructure criteria; to amend the
  vehicle and traffic law, in relation to school omnibus signs complying

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

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