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|Jan 06, 2016||referred to education|
|Mar 24, 2015||referred to education|
senate Bill S4491
Archive: Last Bill Status - In Senate Education Committee
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
S4491 - Details
S4491 - Summary
Authorizes the use of school facilities by not-for-profit or charitable organizations for the operation of after-school programs; requires programs to present some form of educational instruction or academic material, or promote physical education, arts instruction, community service or other activities to promote youth development; provides the school district shall provide such facilities at no fee or for a minimal fee.
S4491 - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S4491 TITLE OF BILL : An act to amend the education law, in relation to use of school facilities by not-for-profit and charitable organizations for after-school programs PURPOSE OR GENERAL IDEA OF BILL : To facilitate the ability of not-for-profit and charitable organizations to more easily gain access to school facilities in each community school district or regular school district so that they may sponsor after-school programs. Such programs must present some form of educational instruction, academic material, or physical fitness activity, arts instruction, community service, or other activities that promote youth development. SUMMARY OF SPECIFIC PROVISIONS : Section 1: Amends the Education Law to add a new section 414(1) to encourage more after-school programs operated by not-for-profit or charitable organization to present some form of educational instruction or academic material, or promote physical education, arts instruction, community service or other activities to promote youth development.
S4491 - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 4491 2015-2016 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E March 24, 2015 ___________ Introduced by Sen. KLEIN -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Education AN ACT to amend the education law, in relation to use of school facili- ties by not-for-profit and charitable organizations for after-school programs THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Subdivision 1 of section 414 of the education law is amended by adding a new paragraph (l) to read as follows: (L) FOR BONA FIDE AFTER-SCHOOL PROGRAMS OPERATED BY A NOT-FOR-PROFIT OR CHARITABLE ORGANIZATION. SUCH PROGRAMS SHALL PRESENT SOME FORM OF EDUCATIONAL INSTRUCTION OR ACADEMIC MATERIAL, OR PROMOTE PHYSICAL EDUCA- TION, ARTS INSTRUCTION, COMMUNITY SERVICE OR OTHER ACTIVITIES TO PROMOTE YOUTH DEVELOPMENT. S 2. Subdivision 2 of section 414 of the education law, as amended by chapter 513 of the laws of 2005, is amended to read as follows: 2. (A) The trustees or board of education shall determine the terms and conditions for such use which may include rental at least in an amount sufficient to cover all resulting expenses for the purposes of paragraphs (a), (b), (c), (d), (e), (g), (i), (j) and (k) of subdivision one of this section. Any such use, pursuant to paragraphs (a), (c), (d), (h) and (j) of subdivision one of this section, shall not allow the exclusion of any district child solely because said child is not attend- ing a district school or not attending the district school which is sponsoring such use or on which grounds the use is to occur. (B) FOR PURPOSES OF PARAGRAPH (1) OF SUBDIVISION ONE OF THIS SECTION, THE TRUSTEES OR BOARD OF EDUCATION MAY PROVIDE THAT EITHER NO FEE OR A MINIMAL FEE BE IMPOSED UPON THE NOT-FOR-PROFIT OR CHARITABLE ORGANIZA- TION, AND SHALL, IN NO EVENT, IMPOSE A FEE GREATER THAN THE ACTUAL EXPENSES INCURRED THROUGH THE RENTAL OF THE SPACE USED BY THE NOT-FOR-PROFIT OR CHARITABLE ORGANIZATION. ACTUAL EXPENSES MAY INCLUDE EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted. LBD07401-03-5
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