assembly Bill A2233

2015-2016 Legislative Session

Relates to the improvement of student safety at school functions

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Jan 06, 2016 referred to education
Jan 15, 2015 referred to education

A2233 (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Assembly Education
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§2, 3214 & 3028-c, Ed L; amd §120.05, Pen L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2009-2010: A1144
2011-2012: A4662
2013-2014: A3015
2017-2018: A5156
2019-2020: A3763

A2233 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to the improvement of student safety at school functions; defines "school function" and "school property"; adds the term "school functions" to the code of conduct standards and reformatory actions for school violence and relevant matters.

A2233 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  2233

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            January 15, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M.  of  A.  McDONOUGH  --  read once and referred to the
  Committee on Education

AN ACT to amend the education law and the  penal  law,  in  relation  to
  improving student safety at school functions

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

  Section 1. Section 2 of the education law is amended by adding two new
subdivisions 20 and 21 to read as follows:
  20. SCHOOL PROPERTY. THE TERM "SCHOOL PROPERTY" MEANS IN OR WITHIN ANY
BUILDING, STRUCTURE, ATHLETIC PLAYING FIELD, PLAYGROUND, PARKING LOT  OR
LAND  CONTAINED  WITHIN  THE  REAL  PROPERTY  BOUNDARY  LINE OF A PUBLIC
ELEMENTARY OR SECONDARY SCHOOL; OR IN OR ON A SCHOOL BUS, AS DEFINED  IN
SECTION ONE HUNDRED FORTY-TWO OF THE VEHICLE AND TRAFFIC LAW.
  21.  SCHOOL  FUNCTION. THE TERM "SCHOOL FUNCTION" MEANS A SCHOOL-SPON-
SORED EXTRA-CURRICULAR EVENT OR ACTIVITY, ON OR OFF SCHOOL PROPERTY.
  S 2. Paragraph a of subdivision 2-a of section 3214 of  the  education
law,  as added by chapter 181 of the laws of 2000, is amended to read as
follows:
  a. Violent pupil. For the purposes of this section, a violent pupil is
an elementary or secondary student under twenty-one years of age who:
  (1) commits an act of violence upon a teacher, administrator or  other
school employee;
  (2)  commits,  while  on  school  district  property  OR  AT  A SCHOOL
FUNCTION, an act of violence upon another student or  any  other  person
lawfully upon said property;
  (3)  possesses, while on school district property OR AT A SCHOOL FUNC-
TION, a gun, knife, explosive or incendiary  bomb,  or  other  dangerous
instrument capable of causing physical injury or death;
  (4)  displays,  while on school district property OR AT A SCHOOL FUNC-
TION, what appears to be a gun, knife, explosive or incendiary  bomb  or
other dangerous instrument capable of causing death or physical injury;

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD03514-01-5

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