senate Bill S661

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Provides that elementary and secondary school teachers may ride public transportation to and from school at no charge

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Jan 08, 2014 referred to education
Jan 09, 2013 referred to education

S661 - Details

Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Add ยง3036, Ed L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S1619
2009-2010: S70

S661 - Summary

Provides that elementary and secondary school teachers may ride public transportation to and from school at no charge; requires schools to provide identification cards.

S661 - Sponsor Memo

S661 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                   661

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 9, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen. SAMPSON -- 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  enabling  elementary
  and  secondary school teachers to use public transportation to ride to
  and from school at no charge

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

  Section  1.  The education law is amended by adding a new section 3036
to read as follows:
  S 3036. PROVISION FOR TEACHER USE OF PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION TO AND FROM
SCHOOL AT NO CHARGE.    NOTWITHSTANDING  ANY  OTHER  PROVISION  OF  LAW,
ELEMENTARY  SCHOOL TEACHERS AND SECONDARY SCHOOL TEACHERS SHALL BE ENTI-
TLED TO THE USE OF PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION WITHOUT CHARGE FOR NO MORE THAN
ONE ROUND-TRIP DAILY ON ANY WORKDAY FROM THEIR RESIDENCES TO THE SCHOOLS
IN WHICH THEY ARE EMPLOYED AND FROM SUCH SCHOOLS  TO  THEIR  RESIDENCES.
EACH  SCHOOL  DISTRICT  SHALL  PROVIDE A SUITABLE IDENTIFICATION CARD TO
EACH OF SUCH OF ITS TEACHERS IN  ORDER  FOR  THE  PUBLIC  TRANSPORTATION
SYSTEM  UTILIZED  TO  BE ABLE TO DETERMINE SUCH TEACHERS' ENTITLEMENT TO
THIS BENEFIT.
  S 2. This act shall take effect on the first  of  the  calendar  month
next succeeding the thirtieth day after it shall have become a law.




 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD01799-01-3

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