Assembly Actions -
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|May 20, 2016||
referred to education
Assembly Bill A10304
2015-2016 Legislative Session
Archive: Last Bill Status - In Assembly Committee
- In Committee Assembly
- On Floor Calendar Assembly
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed By Governor
2015-A10304 (ACTIVE) - Details
2015-A10304 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 10304 I N A S S E M B L Y May 20, 2016 ___________ Introduced by M. of A. BRENNAN, ABINANTI, BRINDISI, DINOWITZ, DUPREY, GALEF, GOTTFRIED, MILLER, MURRAY, SIMON -- Multi-Sponsored by -- M. of A. RAIA, RAMOS, SCHIMEL, THIELE -- read once and referred to the Committee on Education AN ACT to amend the education law, in relation to charter schools THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Paragraph (h) of subdivision 2 of section 2851 of the education law, as added by chapter 4 of the laws of 1998, is amended to read as follows: (h) The rules and procedures by which students may be disciplined, including but not limited to expulsion or suspension from the school, which shall be consistent with the requirements of [due process] SECTION THIRTY-TWO HUNDRED FOURTEEN OF THIS CHAPTER and with federal laws and regulations governing the placement of students with disabilities, AND PURSUANT TO SUBDIVISION FOUR OF SECTION TWENTY-EIGHT HUNDRED FIFTY-FOUR OF THIS ARTICLE. THE APPLICATION SHALL ALSO INCLUDE A CODE OF CONDUCT CONSISTENT WITH SECTION TWENTY-EIGHT HUNDRED ONE OF THIS CHAPTER. S 2. Subdivision 4 of section 2851 of the education law is amended by adding a new paragraph (f) to read as follows: (F) NOTWITHSTANDING THE PROVISIONS OF SUBDIVISION TWO OF SECTION TWEN- TY-EIGHT HUNDRED FIFTY-THREE OF THIS ARTICLE, AN AUDIT REPORT BY AN INDEPENDENT CERTIFIED PUBLIC ACCOUNTANT OR INDEPENDENT PUBLIC ACCOUNTANT ON THE OPERATIONS OF THE CHARTER SCHOOL, INCLUDING COMPLIANCE WITH THE APPLICABLE PROVISIONS OF THIS CHAPTER AND THE NOT-FOR-PROFIT CORPORATION LAW, AND WITH ALL OTHER APPLICABLE LAWS, REGULATIONS AND CHARTER PROVISIONS. S 3. Section 2851 of the education law is amended by adding a new subdivision 5 to read as follows: 5. NOTWITHSTANDING THE PROVISIONS OF SUBDIVISION FOUR OF THIS SECTION, NO CHARTER SHALL BE RENEWED IF THE CHARTER SCHOOL HAS FAILED TO: (A) MEET THE STUDENT ACHIEVEMENT GOALS FOR THE SCHOOL EDUCATIONAL PROGRAM, AS REQUIRED IN THE APPLICATION; (B) IMPROVE STUDENT LEARNING AND ACHIEVEMENT; OR EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted.
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