senate Bill S7525

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Relates to special apportionments and grants-in-aid to school districts

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May 15, 2014 referred to education

S7525 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A9524
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
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S7525 - Summary

Relates to special apportionments and grants-in-aid to school districts; adds the purchase and installation of carbon monoxide detectors to the definition of school safety and security technology project and requires the costs of the project be included in the smart schools investment plan submitted by a school district.

S7525 - Sponsor Memo

S7525 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  7525

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              May 15, 2014
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen. VALESKY -- 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 special apportionments
  and grants-in-aid to school districts

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

  Section 1. Subparagraph 8 of paragraph (a) and subparagraph 2 of para-
graph  (b)  of  subdivision  16 of section 3641 of the education law, as
added by section 2 of part C of chapter 56 of  the  laws  of  2014,  are
amended to read as follows:
  (8) "School safety and security technology project" shall mean a capi-
tal  project  to  PURCHASE  AND  install  high-tech security features in
school buildings and on school campuses, including but  not  limited  to
video  surveillance,  emergency  notification  systems,  CARBON MONOXIDE
DETECTORS and physical access controls, for enhanced educational  oppor-
tunity in the state.
  (2)  No  school  district  shall  be entitled to a smart schools grant
until such district shall have submitted a smart schools investment plan
to the smart schools review board and received such board's approval  of
such  investment  plan.  In  developing  such  investment  plan,  school
districts shall consult  with  parents,  teachers,  students,  community
members  and other stakeholders.  ALL PURCHASE AND INSTALLATION COSTS OF
A SCHOOL SAFETY AND SECURITY TECHNOLOGY PROJECT SHALL BE INCLUDED IN THE
SMART SCHOOLS INVESTMENT PLAN SUBMITTED BY A SCHOOL DISTRICT.
  S 2. This act shall take effect on the  same  date  and  in  the  same
manner  as  section 2 of part C of chapter 56 of the laws of 2014, takes
effect.



 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD15010-01-4

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