assembly Bill A8396

2015-2016 Legislative Session

Relates to the development of school codes of conduct and to the treatment of students subject to certain disciplinary actions

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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 02, 2016 reported referred to codes
Jan 06, 2016 referred to education
Oct 02, 2015 referred to education

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A8396 (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Assembly Codes
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§2801, 3214 & 305, Ed L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2017-2018: A3873
2019-2020: A1981
2021-2022: A5197

A8396 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to the development of school codes of conduct and to the treatment of students subject to certain disciplinary actions, including suspension of pupils for violation of the school codes of conduct.

A8396 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  8396

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                             October 2, 2015
                               ___________

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

AN ACT to amend the education law, in relation  to  the  development  of
  school  codes  of  conduct and to the treatment of students subject to
  certain disciplinary actions

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

  Section  1. Section 2801 of the education law, as added by chapter 181
of the laws of 2000, subdivision 1 as amended by chapter 402 of the laws
of 2005, the opening paragraph, paragraph a and paragraph c of  subdivi-
sion 2 and paragraph a of subdivision 5 as amended by chapter 380 of the
laws  of 2001, paragraphs 1 and m as amended and paragraph n of subdivi-
sion 2 as added by chapter 482 of the laws of 2010, and subdivision 3 as
amended by chapter 123 of the laws  of  2003,  is  amended  to  read  as
follows:
  S  2801.  Codes of conduct on school property. 1. For purposes of this
section, school property [means in or within] SHALL MEAN REAL,  PERSONAL
OR  INTELLECTUAL  PROPERTY  OWNED, LEASED OR OCCUPIED BY A PUBLIC SCHOOL
INCLUDING A CHARTER SCHOOL. SUCH  PROPERTY  SHALL  INCLUDE  BUT  NOT  BE
LIMITED  TO 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;
OR ELECTRONIC FILES AND DATABASES; and a school function  shall  mean  a
school-sponsored or school-authorized extra-curricular event or activity
regardless  of where OR WHEN such event or activity takes place, includ-
ing any event or activity that may take place in another state.
  2. The board of education or the trustees, as defined in  section  two
of  this  chapter,  of  every  school district within the state, however
created, and every board of cooperative educational services and  county
vocational  extension  board,  shall  adopt and amend, as appropriate, a

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD11847-02-5