senate Bill S7407

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Requires community district education councils to establish safety hazard advisory review committees

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May 29, 2014 reported and committed to education
May 22, 2014 committee discharged and committed to new york city education subcommittee
May 14, 2014 referred to education

Votes

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May 29, 2014 - New York City Education Subcommittee committee Vote

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New York City Education Subcommittee Committee Vote: May 29, 2014

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S7407 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A30
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Amd ยง2590-e, Ed L
Versions Introduced in 2011-2012 Legislative Session:
A10725

S7407 - Summary

Requires community district education councils to establish safety hazard advisory review committees.

S7407 - Sponsor Memo

S7407 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  7407

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              May 14, 2014
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen. SANDERS -- 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  requiring  community
  district education councils to establish safety hazard advisory review
  committees

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

  Section 1. Section 2590-e of the education law is amended by adding  a
new subdivision 8-a to read as follows:
  8-A.  (A) A COMMUNITY COUNCIL SHALL ESTABLISH FROM AMONG ITS MEMBERS A
SAFETY HAZARD ADVISORY  REVIEW  COMMITTEE  TO  REVIEW  CONDITIONS  ALONG
ROUTES  IN  ITS  DISTRICT  BY  WHICH STUDENTS TRAVEL OR WALK TO AND FROM
SCHOOL. THE SAFETY HAZARD ADVISORY REVIEW COMMITTEE SHALL REVIEW  CONDI-
TIONS ALONG STOP TO SCHOOL ROUTES IN ITS COMMUNITY COUNCIL DISTRICT UPON
THE  REQUEST OF A PARENT WHO HAS SUBMITTED TO THE OFFICE OF PUPIL TRANS-
PORTATION A REQUEST FOR A VARIANCE FROM STOP TO SCHOOL ROUTES  BASED  ON
HAZARDOUS  OR  UNSAFE  CONDITIONS  ALONG  THE STUDENT'S ROUTE TO OR FROM
SCHOOL. SUCH REQUEST SHALL BE SUBMITTED IN WRITING TO THE CHAIR  OF  THE
COMMUNITY  COUNCIL  AND  INCLUDE  A  COPY OF THE PARENT'S REQUEST TO THE
OFFICE OF PUPIL TRANSPORTATION FOR A  VARIANCE.  THE  COMMUNITY  COUNCIL
CHAIR  SHALL  CONVENE  A  MEETING  OF  THE SAFETY HAZARD ADVISORY REVIEW
COMMITTEE AS NECESSARY. THE COMMITTEE SHALL MAKE FINDINGS  OF  FACT  AND
RECOMMENDATIONS  ABOUT  CONDITIONS  ALONG THE STOP TO SCHOOL ROUTE. SUCH
FINDINGS AND RECOMMENDATIONS SHALL BE SUBMITTED IN WRITING TO THE COMMU-
NITY COUNCIL WHICH MAY ADOPT THE  COMMITTEE'S  RECOMMENDATIONS  OR  SEND
THEM  BACK TO THE COMMITTEE FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION. UPON ADOPTION OF
THE COMMITTEE'S FINDINGS  AND  RECOMMENDATIONS,  THE  COMMUNITY  COUNCIL
SHALL  SEND  THE  WRITTEN FINDINGS AND RECOMMENDATIONS TO THE PARENT AND
THE OFFICE OF PUPIL TRANSPORTATION WHICH SHALL CONSIDER THE FINDINGS AND
RECOMMENDATIONS FROM THE COMMUNITY COUNCIL IN ITS DECISION ABOUT A VARI-
ANCE OR DESIGNATION OF STOP TO SCHOOL ROUTES.
  (B) UPON THE REQUEST OF A MEMBER OF THE COMMUNITY COUNCIL OR AN ADMIN-
ISTRATOR IN A SCHOOL IN  THE  COMMUNITY  COUNCIL  DISTRICT,  THE  SAFETY
HAZARD  ADVISORY REVIEW COMMITTED MAY REVIEW UNSAFE AND HAZARDOUS CONDI-

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

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