senate Bill S788

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Relates to establishing the students with disabilities school choice act

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

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S788 - Details

Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Add Art 107 ยงยง5300 - 5306, Ed L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S97
2009-2010: S1984

S788 - Summary

Relates to establishing the students with disabilities school choice act.

S788 - Sponsor Memo

S788 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                   788

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 9, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  DIAZ  --  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  establishing  the
  students with disabilities school choice act

  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 article 107 to
read as follows:
                                ARTICLE 107
              STUDENTS WITH DISABILITIES SCHOOL CHOICE ACT
SECTION 5300. SHORT TITLE.
        5301. DEFINITIONS.
        5302. GENERAL PROVISIONS.
        5303. RESPONSIBILITIES OF THE RESIDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT.
        5304. RESPONSIBILITIES OF THE DEPARTMENT.
        5305. ACCOUNTABILITY FOR PARTICIPATING SCHOOLS.
        5306. RESPONSIBILITIES OF THE  SCHOLARSHIP  STUDENTS  AND  THEIR
                PARENTS.
  S 5300. SHORT  TITLE.  THIS ARTICLE SHALL BE KNOWN AND MAY BE CITED AS
THE "STUDENTS WITH DISABILITIES SCHOOL CHOICE ACT".
  S 5301. DEFINITIONS.  1. "PROGRAM" MEANS THE SPECIAL NEEDS SCHOLARSHIP
PROGRAM.
  2. "ELIGIBLE  STUDENT"  MEANS  ANY  ELEMENTARY  OR  SECONDARY  STUDENT
ATTENDING  PUBLIC SCHOOL IN THE STATE WITH AN INDIVIDUAL EDUCATION PLAN,
INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO  STUDENTS  WHO  ARE  MENTALLY  HANDICAPPED,
SPEECH  AND  LANGUAGE  IMPAIRED,  DEAF  OR  HARD  OF  HEARING,  VISUALLY
IMPAIRED, DUAL SENSORY IMPAIRED, PHYSICALLY IMPAIRED, EMOTIONALLY  HAND-
ICAPPED,  SPECIFIC LEARNING DISABLED, AUTISTIC, OR HOSPITALIZED OR HOME-
BOUND DUE TO ILLNESS OR DISABILITY.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD00343-01-3

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