senate Bill S7020

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Relates to certain contracts regarding bus drivers and bus driver's assistants

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Apr 16, 2014 referred to education

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S7020 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A9338
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Amd ยงยง1604 & 1709, Ed L
Versions Introduced in 2011-2012 Legislative Session:
S4317A, A7269

S7020 - Summary

Relates to certain contracts regarding bus drivers and bus driver's assistants.

S7020 - Sponsor Memo

S7020 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  7020

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             April 16, 2014
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens.  LANZA,  AVELLA, LATIMER -- read twice and ordered
  printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee  on  Educa-
  tion

AN  ACT  to  amend  the  education law, in relation to certain contracts
  regarding bus drivers and bus driver's assistants

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

  Section  1.  Subdivision  23  of section 1604 of the education law, as
amended by chapter 269 of the laws  of  1974,  is  amended  to  read  as
follows:
  23.  To contract with any person, corporation or other school district
for the conveyance of pupils residing within the district, when  author-
ized  to  do so under subdivision nineteen of section two thousand twen-
ty-one, by vote of the inhabitants of the district entitled to vote,  or
to  contract  for the operation, maintenance and garaging of motor vehi-
cles owned by the district, in accordance  with  such  rules  and  regu-
lations  as such trustees may establish, consistent with the regulations
of the  commissioner  of  education.  Upon  authorization  by  a  school
district  meeting, every such contract of transportation may be made for
a period not exceeding five years, notwithstanding any provision of  any
other  law  inconsistent herewith.  WITH RESPECT TO ANY CONTRACT ENTERED
INTO UNDER THIS SUBDIVISION, THE  DISTRICT  SHALL  ABIDE  BY  THE  TERMS
CONTAINED  IN  ANY  COLLECTIVELY  BARGAINED  AGREEMENT APPLICABLE TO BUS
DRIVERS AND DRIVER'S ASSISTANTS ENTERED INTO BY THE CONTRACTING  ENTITY,
GOVERNING  DISCIPLINARY ACTIONS AGAINST BUS DRIVERS AND DRIVER'S ASSIST-
ANTS EMPLOYED BY SUCH CONTRACTING ENTITY, PRIOR TO THE DISTRICT IMPOSING
OR IMPLEMENTING AN ADVERSE DISCIPLINARY ACTION AGAINST  SUCH  DRIVER  OR
DRIVER'S ASSISTANT.
  S  2.  Subdivision 27 of section 1709 of the education law, as amended
by chapter 737 of the laws of 1992, is amended to read as follows:
  27. To contract with any person, corporation or other school  district
for  the conveyance of pupils residing within the district, when author-
ized to do so under subdivision nineteen of section two  thousand  twen-
ty-one of this chapter, by vote of the inhabitants of the district enti-

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

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