senate Bill S5791A

Signed By Governor
2013-2014 Legislative Session

Relates to certain information to be provided prior to hearings held for certain pupils being suspended from school

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  • In Committee
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    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Nov 21, 2014 signed chap.434
Nov 10, 2014 delivered to governor
Jun 18, 2014 returned to assembly
passed senate
3rd reading cal.1557
substituted for s5791a
Jun 18, 2014 substituted by a4054a
ordered to third reading cal.1557
committee discharged and committed to rules
Jan 23, 2014 print number 5791a
amend and recommit to education
Jan 08, 2014 referred to education
Jun 14, 2013 referred to education

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S5791 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A4054A
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §4402, Ed L
Versions Introduced in 2011-2012 Legislative Session:
A9961C

S5791 - Summary

Relates to certain information about special education upon entry to school.

S5791 - Sponsor Memo

S5791 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  5791

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              June 14, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sen. FLANAGAN -- 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  certain  information
  about special education upon entry to school

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

  Section 1. Section 4402 of the education law is amended  by  adding  a
new subdivision 8 to read as follows:
  8.  UPON  THEIR  CHILD'S  ENROLLMENT OR ATTENDANCE IN A PUBLIC SCHOOL,
SUCH SCHOOL SHALL NOTIFY EVERY PARENT OR PERSON IN PARENTAL RELATION  OF
THEIR  RIGHTS  REGARDING  REFERRAL AND EVALUATION OF THEIR CHILD FOR THE
PURPOSES OF SPECIAL EDUCATION SERVICES OR PROGRAMS PURSUANT TO  APPLICA-
BLE FEDERAL AND STATE LAWS. SUCH NOTIFICATION MAY BE PROVIDED BY DIRECT-
ING  PARENTS  OR  PERSONS  IN  PARENTAL  RELATION  TO OBTAIN INFORMATION
LOCATED ON THE DEPARTMENT'S WEBSITE RELATING  TO  A  PARENT'S  GUIDE  TO
SPECIAL  EDUCATION  IN  NEW  YORK  STATE FOR CHILDREN AGES THREE THROUGH
TWENTY-ONE PROVIDED THE NOTIFICATION SHALL ALSO  CONTAIN  THE  NAME  AND
CONTACT INFORMATION FOR THE CHAIRPERSON OF THE SCHOOL DISTRICT'S COMMIT-
TEE  ON  SPECIAL EDUCATION OR OTHER INDIVIDUAL WHO IS CHARGED WITH PROC-
ESSING REFERRALS TO THE COMMITTEE IN THE DISTRICT.
  S 2. This act shall take effect July 1, 2014.  Effective  immediately,
the addition, amendment and/or repeal of any rules or regulations neces-
sary  for  the  implementation  of  this  act  on its effective date are
authorized to be made on or before such date.



 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD07653-01-3

S5791A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A4054A
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §4402, Ed L
Versions Introduced in 2011-2012 Legislative Session:
A9961C

S5791A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to certain information about special education upon entry to school.

S5791A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S5791A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 5791--A

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              June 14, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sen. FLANAGAN -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Education  --  recommitted
  to the Committee 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  certain  information
  about special education upon entry to school

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

  Section 1. Section 4402 of the education law is amended  by  adding  a
new subdivision 8 to read as follows:
  8.  UPON  THEIR  CHILD'S  ENROLLMENT OR ATTENDANCE IN A PUBLIC SCHOOL,
SUCH SCHOOL SHALL NOTIFY EVERY PARENT OR PERSON IN PARENTAL RELATION  OF
THEIR  RIGHTS  REGARDING  REFERRAL AND EVALUATION OF THEIR CHILD FOR THE
PURPOSES OF SPECIAL EDUCATION SERVICES OR PROGRAMS PURSUANT TO  APPLICA-
BLE FEDERAL AND STATE LAWS. SUCH NOTIFICATION MAY BE PROVIDED BY DIRECT-
ING  PARENTS  OR  PERSONS  IN  PARENTAL  RELATION  TO OBTAIN INFORMATION
LOCATED ON THE DEPARTMENT'S WEBSITE RELATING  TO  A  PARENT'S  GUIDE  TO
SPECIAL  EDUCATION  IN  NEW  YORK  STATE FOR CHILDREN AGES THREE THROUGH
TWENTY-ONE PROVIDED THE NOTIFICATION SHALL ALSO  CONTAIN  THE  NAME  AND
CONTACT INFORMATION FOR THE CHAIRPERSON OF THE SCHOOL DISTRICT'S COMMIT-
TEE  ON  SPECIAL EDUCATION OR OTHER INDIVIDUAL WHO IS CHARGED WITH PROC-
ESSING REFERRALS TO THE COMMITTEE IN THE DISTRICT.
  S 2. This act shall take effect July 1, 2015.  Effective  immediately,
the addition, amendment and/or repeal of any rules or regulations neces-
sary  for  the  implementation  of  this  act  on its effective date are
authorized to be made on or before such date.


 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD07653-02-4

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