senate Bill S2866

2015-2016 Legislative Session

Directs the commissioner of education to study and report on the provision of services to public school students in grades 8 through 12 by guidance counselors

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 15, 2016 referred to education
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Jun 07, 2016 ordered to third reading cal.1482
committee discharged and committed to rules
Jan 06, 2016 referred to new york city education subcommittee
returned to senate
died in assembly
May 20, 2015 referred to education
delivered to assembly
passed senate
May 19, 2015 ordered to third reading cal.850
committee discharged and committed to rules
May 04, 2015 reported and committed to education
Apr 30, 2015 committee discharged and committed to new york city education subcommittee
Jan 29, 2015 referred to education

Votes

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Jun 7, 2016 - Rules committee Vote

S2866
24
0
committee
24
Aye
0
Nay
1
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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May 19, 2015 - Rules committee Vote

S2866
25
0
committee
25
Aye
0
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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May 4, 2015 - New York City Education committee Vote

S2866
6
0
committee
6
Aye
0
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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New York City Education Committee Vote: May 4, 2015

S2866 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A6844
Current Committee:
Assembly Education
Law Section:
Education
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2013-2014: S5369, A8077
2017-2018: S2105, A6373
2019-2020: S311, A6433

S2866 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Directs the commissioner of education to study and report on the provision of services to public school students in grades 8 through 12 by guidance counselors.

S2866 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S2866 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  2866

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 29, 2015
                               ___________

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

AN ACT to direct the commissioner of education to examine, evaluate  and
  make  recommendations  on  the  provision of services by public school
  guidance counselors to students in grades 8 through 12

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

  Section  1.  The commissioner of education is hereby directed to exam-
ine, evaluate and make recommendations on the provision of  services  to
public  school  students  in grades 8 through 12 by guidance counselors.
Such commissioner shall study, with particular care:
  (a) the ratio of guidance counselors to students in grades  8  through
12, by public school, school district and statewide;
  (b)  the  amount  of  time  each  guidance  counselor spends with each
student in grades 8 through 12 during a school year, by  public  school,
school district and statewide;
  (c)  the number of students in grades 8 through 12 each guidance coun-
selor interviews during a  school  quarter,  by  public  school,  school
district and statewide;
  (d)  the  number  of  students in each grade that are interviewed by a
guidance counselor during a school quarter,  by  public  school,  school
district and statewide;
  (e)  the  services guidance counselors provide to students in grades 8
through 12, by public school and school district;
  (f) the number of hours guidance counselors are available to  students
in  grades  8  through  12  each  school  day,  by public school, school
district and statewide;
  (g) the types and frequency of guidance counselor services that should
be provided to public school students in grades 8 through 12.
  S 2. On or before January 1, 2017, the commissioner of education shall
submit a report of his or her findings, conclusions and  recommendations

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD06386-01-5

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