senate Bill S7070B

2015-2016 Legislative Session

Relates to full day kindergarten

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
May 04, 2016 print number 7070b
May 04, 2016 amend and recommit to education
Apr 06, 2016 print number 7070a
Apr 06, 2016 amend and recommit to education
Mar 22, 2016 referred to education

S7070 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A8692
Current Committee:
Senate Education
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §3602, Ed L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2017-2018: S700, A1625
2019-2020: S3517

S7070 - Summary

Relates to full day kindergarten.

S7070 - Sponsor Memo

S7070 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  7070

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             March 22, 2016
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sen. CARLUCCI -- 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 full day kindergarten

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

  Section  1.  Subdivision  9  of  section 3602 of the education law, as
amended by section 9 of part A of chapter 57 of the  laws  of  2013,  is
amended to read as follows:
  9.  Aid  for conversion to full day kindergarten. School districts may
make available full day kindergarten programs for all  children  wishing
to attend such programs.
  a. For aid payable in the [two thousand seven--two thousand eight] TWO
THOUSAND  SIXTEEN--TWO  THOUSAND  SEVENTEEN  school year and thereafter,
school districts which provided any half-day  kindergarten  programs  or
had  no kindergarten programs in the [nineteen hundred ninety-six--nine-
ty-seven] TWO THOUSAND FIFTEEN--TWO THOUSAND SIXTEEN school year [and in
the base year], and which have not received an apportionment pursuant to
this paragraph in any prior school year, shall be eligible for FIVE YEAR
TRANSITION aid.  A DISTRICT SHALL BE ELIGIBLE TO RECEIVE AID BY  PROVID-
ING  FULL  DAY KINDERGARTEN PROGRAMS FOR ALL CHILDREN WHO WISH TO ATTEND
SUCH PROGRAMS. THE AID IN THE FIRST YEAR OF FULL DAY KINDERGARTEN  TRAN-
SITION IS equal to the product of the district's selected foundation aid
calculated  pursuant  to  subdivision four of this section multiplied by
the positive difference resulting when the full day kindergarten enroll-
ment of children attending programs in the district in the base year  is
subtracted from such enrollment in the current year. THE REMAINING TRAN-
SITION AID SHALL BE APPORTIONED AS FOLLOWS:
  I.  AID  IN YEAR TWO SHALL EQUAL EIGHTY PERCENT OF THE AID RECEIVED BY
THE DISTRICT IN YEAR ONE.
  II. AID IN YEAR THREE SHALL EQUAL SIXTY  PERCENT OF THE  AID  RECEIVED
BY THE DISTRICT IN YEAR ONE.
  III. AID IN YEAR FOUR SHALL EQUAL FORTY PERCENT OF THE AID RECEIVED BY
THE DISTRICT IN YEAR ONE.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD13271-01-5

S7070A - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A8692
Current Committee:
Senate Education
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §3602, Ed L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2017-2018: S700, A1625
2019-2020: S3517

S7070A - Summary

Relates to full day kindergarten.

S7070A - Sponsor Memo

S7070A - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 7070--A

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             March 22, 2016
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sen. CARLUCCI -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee  on  Education  --  committee
  discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted
  to said committee

AN ACT to amend the education law, in relation to full day kindergarten

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

  Section 1. Subdivision 9 of section 3602  of  the  education  law,  as
amended  by  section  9  of part A of chapter 57 of the laws of 2013, is
amended to read as follows:
  9. Aid for conversion to full day kindergarten. School  districts  may
make  available  full day kindergarten programs for all children wishing
to attend such programs.
  a. For aid payable in the [two thousand seven--two thousand eight] TWO
THOUSAND SIXTEEN--TWO THOUSAND SEVENTEEN  school  year  and  thereafter,
school  districts  which  provided any half-day kindergarten programs or
had no kindergarten programs in the [nineteen hundred  ninety-six--nine-
ty-seven] TWO THOUSAND FIFTEEN--TWO THOUSAND SIXTEEN school year [and in
the base year], and which have not received an apportionment pursuant to
this paragraph in any prior school year, shall be eligible for FIVE YEAR
TRANSITION  aid.  A DISTRICT SHALL BE ELIGIBLE TO RECEIVE AID BY PROVID-
ING FULL DAY KINDERGARTEN PROGRAMS FOR ALL CHILDREN WHO WISH  TO  ATTEND
SUCH  PROGRAMS. THE AID IN THE FIRST YEAR OF FULL DAY KINDERGARTEN TRAN-
SITION IS equal to the product of the district's selected foundation aid
calculated pursuant to subdivision four of this  section  multiplied  by
the positive difference resulting when the full day kindergarten enroll-
ment  of children attending programs in the district in the base year is
subtracted from such enrollment in the current year. THE REMAINING TRAN-
SITION AID SHALL BE APPORTIONED AS FOLLOWS:
  I. AID IN YEAR TWO SHALL EQUAL EIGHTY PERCENT OF THE AID  RECEIVED  BY
THE DISTRICT IN YEAR ONE.
  II.  AID  IN YEAR THREE SHALL EQUAL SIXTY  PERCENT OF THE AID RECEIVED
BY THE DISTRICT IN YEAR ONE.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD13271-03-6

Co-Sponsors

S7070B (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A8692
Current Committee:
Senate Education
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §3602, Ed L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2017-2018: S700, A1625
2019-2020: S3517

S7070B (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to full day kindergarten.

S7070B (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S7070B (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 7070--B

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             March 22, 2016
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sen. CARLUCCI -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee  on  Education  --  committee
  discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted
  to  said  committee  --  committee  discharged,  bill amended, ordered
  reprinted as amended and recommitted to said committee

AN ACT to amend the education law, in relation to full day kindergarten

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

  Section  1.  Subdivision  9  of  section 3602 of the education law, as
amended by section 9 of part A of chapter 57 of the  laws  of  2013,  is
amended to read as follows:
  9.  Aid  for conversion to full day kindergarten. School districts may
make available full day kindergarten programs for all  children  wishing
to attend such programs.
  a. For aid payable in the [two thousand seven--two thousand eight] TWO
THOUSAND  SIXTEEN--TWO  THOUSAND  SEVENTEEN  school year and thereafter,
school districts which provided any half-day  kindergarten  programs  or
had  no kindergarten programs in the [nineteen hundred ninety-six--nine-
ty-seven] TWO THOUSAND FIFTEEN--TWO THOUSAND SIXTEEN school year [and in
the base year], and which have not received an apportionment pursuant to
this paragraph in any prior school year, shall be eligible for FIVE YEAR
TRANSITION aid.  A DISTRICT SHALL BE ELIGIBLE TO RECEIVE AID BY  PROVID-
ING  FULL  DAY KINDERGARTEN PROGRAMS FOR ALL CHILDREN WHO WISH TO ATTEND
SUCH PROGRAMS. THE AID IN THE FIRST YEAR OF FULL DAY KINDERGARTEN  TRAN-
SITION IS equal to the product of the district's selected foundation aid
calculated  pursuant  to  subdivision four of this section multiplied by
the positive difference resulting when the full day kindergarten enroll-
ment of children attending programs in the district in the base year  is
subtracted from such enrollment in the current year. THE REMAINING TRAN-
SITION AID SHALL BE APPORTIONED AS FOLLOWS:
  I.  AID  IN YEAR TWO SHALL EQUAL EIGHTY PERCENT OF THE AID RECEIVED BY
THE DISTRICT IN YEAR ONE.
  II. AID IN YEAR THREE SHALL EQUAL SIXTY  PERCENT OF THE  AID  RECEIVED
BY THE DISTRICT IN YEAR ONE.

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

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