|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jun 10, 2014||referred to education|
delivered to assembly
|Jun 03, 2014||advanced to third reading|
|Jun 02, 2014||2nd report cal.|
|May 29, 2014||1st report cal.1032|
|Jan 21, 2014||referred to education|
senate Bill S6404
Archive: Last Bill Status -
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
S6404 - Details
- See Assembly Version of this Bill:
- Law Section:
- Education Law
- Laws Affected:
- Amd §3635, Ed L
S6404 - Summary
Allows boards of education, upon written petition of twenty-five qualified voters or five percent of the number of voters who voted in the previous annual election of the members of the board of education, whichever is greater, to provide transportation to and from school for a child residing within the two or three mile designated area to use an already established pick up/drop off location outside of such two or three mile designated area.
S6404 - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER:S6404 TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the education law, in relation to authorizing boards of education to provide certain children transportation to school PURPOSE: Allows boards of education to provide certain children transportation to school for a lesser distance than two miles SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Section 1. amends subdivision 1 of section 3635 of the education law to allow for a child residing within the two or three mile designated area to upon approval of the school use and already established pick up/drop off location outside of the designated area. Section 2. Effective date JUSTIFICATION: This legislation would permit students who live within the two or three mile designated area to upon approval of the board to access transportation at an already established pick up and drop off location outside of the two or three mile designated area. Giving school
S6404 - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 6404 I N S E N A T E January 21, 2014 ___________ Introduced by Sen. MARTINS -- 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 authorizing boards of education to provide certain children transportation to school THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Paragraph a of subdivision 1 of section 3635 of the educa- tion law, as amended by section 11 of part A of chapter 97 of the laws of 2011, is amended to read as follows: a. Sufficient transportation facilities (including the operation and maintenance of motor vehicles) shall be provided by the school district for all the children residing within the school district to and from the school they legally attend, who are in need of such transportation because of the remoteness of the school to the child or for the promotion of the best interest of such children. Such transportation shall be provided for all children attending grades kindergarten through eight who live more than two miles from the school which they legally attend and for all children attending grades nine through twelve who live more than three miles from the school which they legally attend and shall be provided for each such child up to a distance of fifteen miles, the distances in each case being measured by the nearest available route from home to school; PROVIDED, HOWEVER, THAT THE BOARD OF EDUCATION OF ANY SCHOOL DISTRICT SHALL, UPON WRITTEN PETITION OF A PARENT OR OTHER PERSON IN PARENTAL RELATION OF A CHILD RESIDING WITHIN SUCH DISTRICT OR OF ANY REPRESENTATIVE AUTHORIZED BY SUCH PARENT OR OTHER PERSON IN PARENTAL RELATION, SIGNED BY TWENTY-FIVE QUALIFIED VOTERS OF THE DISTRICT OR FIVE PERCENT OF THE NUMBER OF VOTERS WHO VOTED IN THE PREVI- OUS ANNUAL ELECTION OF THE MEMBERS OF THE BOARD OF EDUCATION, WHICHEVER IS GREATER, MAKE AN INVESTIGATION TO DETERMINE WHETHER CHILDREN RESIDING WITHIN THE TWO OR THREE MILE DESIGNATED AREA MAY FOR SAFETY REASONS USE AN ALREADY ESTABLISHED PICK UP/DROP OFF LOCATION OUTSIDE OF SUCH TWO OR THREE MILE DESIGNATED AREA. PETITIONS SHALL SPECIFY THE GEOGRAPHIC BOUN- DARIES DETAILING POTENTIAL HAZARDS TO CHILD SAFETY. PETITIONS AND/OR ADDITIONAL WRITTEN REQUESTS FROM INDIVIDUAL PARENTS OR PERSONS IN EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted.
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