assembly Bill A3791

2017-2018 Legislative Session

Relates to charter schools

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Jan 03, 2018 referred to education
Jan 30, 2017 referred to education

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A3791 (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Assembly Education
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§2851, 2854, 2855 & 2857, Ed L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2015-2016: A10304
2019-2020: A3289
2021-2022: A3598

A3791 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to the establishment, organization, and administration of charter schools.

A3791 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  3791

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            January 30, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M.  of  A. BICHOTTE, ABINANTI, BRINDISI, COOK, DINOWITZ,
  GALEF, GOTTFRIED, M. G. MILLER, MURRAY,  SIMON,  JAFFEE,  OTIS,  McDO-
  NOUGH,  HYNDMAN, LIFTON -- Multi-Sponsored by -- M. of A. GLICK, RAIA,
  RAMOS, THIELE, TITONE -- read once and referred to  the  Committee  on
  Education

AN ACT to amend the education law, in relation to charter schools

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

  Section 1. Paragraph (h) of subdivision  2  of  section  2851  of  the
education  law, as added by chapter 4 of the laws of 1998, is amended to
read as follows:
  (h) The rules and procedures by which  students  may  be  disciplined,
including  but  not  limited to expulsion or suspension from the school,
which shall be consistent with the requirements of [due process] SECTION
THIRTY-TWO HUNDRED FOURTEEN OF THIS CHAPTER and with  federal  laws  and
regulations  governing  the placement of students with disabilities, AND
PURSUANT TO SUBDIVISION FOUR OF SECTION TWENTY-EIGHT HUNDRED  FIFTY-FOUR
OF  THIS  ARTICLE.  THE APPLICATION SHALL ALSO INCLUDE A CODE OF CONDUCT
CONSISTENT WITH SECTION TWENTY-EIGHT HUNDRED ONE OF THIS CHAPTER.
  § 2. Subdivision 4 of section 2851 of the education law is amended  by
adding a new paragraph (f) to read as follows:
  (F) NOTWITHSTANDING THE PROVISIONS OF SUBDIVISION TWO OF SECTION TWEN-
TY-EIGHT  HUNDRED  FIFTY-THREE  OF  THIS  ARTICLE, AN AUDIT REPORT BY AN
INDEPENDENT CERTIFIED PUBLIC ACCOUNTANT OR INDEPENDENT PUBLIC ACCOUNTANT
ON THE OPERATIONS OF THE CHARTER SCHOOL, INCLUDING COMPLIANCE  WITH  THE
APPLICABLE PROVISIONS OF THIS CHAPTER AND THE NOT-FOR-PROFIT CORPORATION
LAW,  AND  WITH  ALL  OTHER  APPLICABLE  LAWS,  REGULATIONS  AND CHARTER
PROVISIONS.
  § 3. Section 2851 of the education law is  amended  by  adding  a  new
subdivision 6 to read as follows:

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD01299-01-7