senate Bill S4491

2015-2016 Legislative Session

Authorizes the use of school facilities by not-for-profit or charitable organizations for the operation of after-school programs

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Archive: Last Bill Status - In Senate Education Committee


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Jan 06, 2016 referred to education
Mar 24, 2015 referred to education

S4491 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A3984A
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Amd ยงยง414 & 2590-h, Ed L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2013-2014: S2327, A3063
2011-2012: S3647, A5354
2009-2010: S6353, A3582A

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

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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