|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
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|Jan 08, 2014||referred to education|
|Jan 09, 2013||referred to education|
senate Bill S661
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- Passed Senate
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S661 - Details
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
BILL NUMBER:S661 TITLE OF BILL: 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 PURPOSE OR GENERAL IDEA OF BILL: To allow elementary and secondary school teachers to ride public transportation to and from school at no charge. SUMMARY OF SPECIFIC PROVISIONS: Section one amends the education law by adding a new section 3036. This section allows elementary and secondary school teachers to ride public transportation free of charge on one round-trip to and from school on any workday. The bill also provides that each school district shall provide suitable identification to enable teachers to use the benefits provided under this bill. EFFECTS OF PRESENT LAW WHICH THIS BILL WOULD ALTER: Currently, all riders must pay subway or bus fares. Failure to pay constitutes theft
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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