senate Bill S883

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Relates to the disqualification of certain persons from acting as school bus monitors and drivers

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Jan 08, 2014 referred to education
returned to senate
died in assembly
Mar 04, 2013 referred to education
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Feb 28, 2013 advanced to third reading
Feb 27, 2013 2nd report cal.
Feb 12, 2013 1st report cal.77
Jan 09, 2013 referred to education

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S883 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A2786
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Add §3635-d, Ed L; amd §509-cc, V & T L
Versions Introduced in 2011-2012 Legislative Session:
S6157A, A9444

S883 - Summary

Relates to the disqualification of certain persons from acting as school bus monitors and drivers upon the conviction for certain offenses.

S883 - Sponsor Memo

S883 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                   883

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 9, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen. BONACIC -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Education

AN ACT to amend the education law and the vehicle and  traffic  law,  in
  relation  to  disqualification of persons employed as school bus moni-
  tors and bus drivers

  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 3635-d
to read as follows:
  S  3635-D. DISQUALIFICATION OF SCHOOL BUS MONITORS. 1.  A PERSON SHALL
BE DISQUALIFIED FROM ACTING AS A SCHOOL BUS MONITOR AS FOLLOWS:
  (A) PERMANENTLY, IF THAT PERSON HAS BEEN CONVICTED OF AN OFFENSE LIST-
ED IN PARAGRAPH (A) OF SUBDIVISION FOUR OF SECTION FIVE HUNDRED  NINE-CC
OF  THE  VEHICLE  AND TRAFFIC LAW. HOWEVER, SUCH DISQUALIFICATION MAY BE
WAIVED BY THE COMMISSIONER PROVIDED THAT FIVE YEARS HAVE  EXPIRED  SINCE
THE APPLICANT WAS DISCHARGED OR RELEASED FROM A SENTENCE OF IMPRISONMENT
IMPOSED PURSUANT TO CONVICTION OF AN OFFENSE THAT REQUIRES DISQUALIFICA-
TION UNDER THIS PARAGRAPH AND THAT THE APPLICANT SHALL HAVE BEEN GRANTED
A  CERTIFICATE  OF  RELIEF  FROM  DISABILITIES  OR A CERTIFICATE OF GOOD
CONDUCT PURSUANT TO ARTICLE TWENTY-THREE OF THE CORRECTION LAW. WHEN THE
CERTIFICATE IS ISSUED BY A COURT FOR A CONVICTION WHICH OCCURRED IN THIS
STATE, IT SHALL ONLY BE ISSUED BY THE  COURT  HAVING  JURISDICTION  OVER
SUCH  CONVICTION.  SUCH CERTIFICATE SHALL SPECIFICALLY INDICATE THAT THE
AUTHORITY GRANTING SUCH CERTIFICATE HAS CONSIDERED THE BEARING, IF  ANY,
THE CRIMINAL OFFENSE OR OFFENSES FOR WHICH THE PERSON WAS CONVICTED WILL
HAVE  ON  THE  APPLICANT'S  FITNESS  TO MONITOR AND ENSURE THE SAFETY OF
CHILDREN RIDING ON A SCHOOL BUS, PRIOR TO GRANTING SUCH A CERTIFICATE;
  (B) PERMANENTLY, IF THAT PERSON HAS BEEN CONVICTED OF AN OFFENSE LIST-
ED IN PARAGRAPH (B) OF SUBDIVISION FOUR OF SECTION FIVE HUNDRED  NINE-CC
OF THE VEHICLE AND TRAFFIC LAW.  HOWEVER, SUCH DISQUALIFICATION SHALL BE

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

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