assembly Bill A1762B

2017-2018 Legislative Session

Relates to universal pre-K school bus transportation

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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 24, 2018 print number 1762b
Jan 24, 2018 amend and recommit to education
Jan 03, 2018 referred to education
Mar 28, 2017 print number 1762a
Mar 28, 2017 amend (t) and recommit to education
Jan 13, 2017 referred to education

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A1762 - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S5355
Current Committee:
Assembly Education
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §3635, Ed L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2013-2014: A8482
2015-2016: A1103
2019-2020: A5467, S4409
2021-2022: A2660, S1971

A1762 - Summary

Relates to universal pre-K school bus transportation.

A1762 - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  1762

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            January 13, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M.  of  A.  FAHY,  LUPARDO, JAFFEE, GUNTHER, MAGNARELLI,
  COLTON, STIRPE, OTIS, MONTESANO, RAIA, GIGLIO, ABINANTI, ORTIZ, LIFTON
  -- Multi-Sponsored by -- M. of A. ABBATE,  DAVILA,  GALEF,  GOTTFRIED,
  McLAUGHLIN,  PERRY,  SKARTADOS,  SOLAGES,  THIELE  --  read  once  and
  referred to the Committee on Education

AN ACT to amend the education law, in relation to the transportation  of
  children  attending pre-kindergarten; and repealing certain provisions
  of such law relating thereto

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

  Section  1. Paragraph a of subdivision 1 of section 3635 of the educa-
tion law, as amended by section 11 of part A of chapter 97 of  the  laws
of 2011, is amended to read as follows:
  a.  Sufficient  transportation facilities (including the operation and
maintenance of motor vehicles) shall be provided by the school  district
for all the children residing within the school district to and from the
school  they  legally  attend,  who  are  in need of such transportation
because of the remoteness  of  the  school  to  the  child  or  for  the
promotion  of  the  best interest of such children.  Such transportation
shall be provided for all children FOUR YEARS OF AGE AND OLDER attending
grades [kindergarten] PRE-KINDERGARTEN through eight who live more  than
two miles from the school which they legally attend and for all children
attending grades nine through twelve who live more than three miles from
the school which they legally attend and shall be provided for each such
child  up  to  a  distance  of fifteen miles, the distances in each case
being measured by the nearest available route from home to  school.  The
cost of providing such transportation between two or three miles, as the
case  may  be, and fifteen miles shall be considered for the purposes of
this chapter to be a charge upon the district and an ordinary contingent
expense of the district. Transportation for a lesser distance  than  two
miles  in  the  case  of  children FOUR YEARS OF AGE AND OLDER attending

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

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A1762A - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S5355
Current Committee:
Assembly Education
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §3635, Ed L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2013-2014: A8482
2015-2016: A1103
2019-2020: A5467, S4409
2021-2022: A2660, S1971

A1762A - Summary

Relates to universal pre-K school bus transportation.

A1762A - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                 1762--A

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            January 13, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M.  of  A.  FAHY,  LUPARDO, JAFFEE, GUNTHER, MAGNARELLI,
  COLTON, STIRPE, OTIS, MONTESANO, RAIA, GIGLIO, ABINANTI, ORTIZ, LIFTON
  -- Multi-Sponsored by -- M. of A. ABBATE,  DAVILA,  GALEF,  GOTTFRIED,
  McLAUGHLIN,  PERRY,  SKARTADOS,  SOLAGES,  THIELE  --  read  once  and
  referred to the Committee on Education -- committee  discharged,  bill
  amended,  ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted to said commit-
  tee

AN ACT to amend the education law, in relation to universal  pre-kinder-
  garten school bus transportation

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

  Section 1. Paragraph g of subdivision 1 of section 3635 of the  educa-
tion  law,  as  added  by chapter 244 of the laws of 2012, is amended to
read as follows:
  g. Notwithstanding any other provision of law  to  the  contrary,  the
trustees  or  board  of  education  of  any  school district may, in its
discretion, provide transportation for students  attending  a  universal
pre-kindergarten  program  in  addition to transportation funded by such
program or transportation for students attending another district  spon-
sored  or  district-run  pre-kindergarten program, within mileage limits
established by the school  district;  if  provided  such  transportation
shall  be offered equally to all children in like circumstances residing
in the district. The cost of providing such transportation  shall  be  a
charge  upon  the district [and]; PROVIDED THAT for purposes of subdivi-
sion seven of section thirty-six hundred two of this [chapter]  ARTICLE,
such  pupils shall be considered [non] allowable pupils and the costs of
their transportation shall [not] be aidable.
  § 2. This act shall take effect immediately and  shall  apply  to  the
2018--2019 school year and all school years commencing thereafter.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD02655-02-7

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A1762B (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S5355
Current Committee:
Assembly Education
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §3635, Ed L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2013-2014: A8482
2015-2016: A1103
2019-2020: A5467, S4409
2021-2022: A2660, S1971

A1762B (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to universal pre-K school bus transportation.

A1762B (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                 1762--B

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            January 13, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M.  of  A.  FAHY,  LUPARDO, JAFFEE, GUNTHER, MAGNARELLI,
  COLTON,  STIRPE,  OTIS,  MONTESANO,  RAIA,  GIGLIO,  ABINANTI,  ORTIZ,
  LIFTON,  ZEBROWSKI,  STECK,  MOSLEY,  McDONALD, DICKENS, JONES, SIMON,
  SOLAGES, GOTTFRIED, MAGEE, GALEF, CROUCH, WALSH,  RA,  BLAKE,  RIVERA,
  BARRON,  SEAWRIGHT,  JENNE  --  Multi-Sponsored by -- M. of A. ABBATE,
  DAVILA, ENGLEBRIGHT, HOOPER, McDONOUGH, PERRY,  SKARTADOS,  THIELE  --
  read  once  and  referred  to  the Committee on Education -- committee
  discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted
  to said committee -- recommitted to  the  Committee  on  Education  in
  accordance  with Assembly Rule 3, sec. 2 -- committee discharged, bill
  amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted to said  commit-
  tee

AN  ACT to amend the education law, in relation to universal pre-kinder-
  garten school bus transportation

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

  Section  1. Paragraph g of subdivision 1 of section 3635 of the educa-
tion law, as added by chapter 244 of the laws of  2012,  is  amended  to
read as follows:
  g.  Notwithstanding  any  other  provision of law to the contrary, the
trustees or board of education  of  any  school  district  may,  in  its
discretion,  provide  transportation  for students attending a universal
pre-kindergarten program in addition to transportation  funded  by  such
program  or transportation for students attending another district spon-
sored or district-run pre-kindergarten program,  within  mileage  limits
established  by  the  school  district;  if provided such transportation
shall be offered equally to all children in like circumstances  residing
in  the  district.  The cost of providing such transportation shall be a
charge upon the district [and]; PROVIDED THAT for purposes  of  subdivi-
sion  seven of section thirty-six hundred two of this [chapter] ARTICLE,

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD02655-03-8