senate Bill S3036A

2017-2018 Legislative Session

Relates to school climate and codes of conduct on school property and disciplinary action following violation of such codes of conduct; and makes conforming amendments

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 03, 2018 referred to education
May 19, 2017 print number 3036a
May 19, 2017 amend (t) and recommit to education
Jan 19, 2017 referred to education

Co-Sponsors

S3036 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A3873
Current Committee:
Senate Education
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§2801, 3214, 305, 4402 & 4404, Ed L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2015-2016: A8396
2019-2020: S767, A1981
2021-2022: S7198, A5197

S3036 - Summary

Relates to school climate and codes of conduct on school property and disciplinary action following violation of such codes of conduct; and makes conforming amendments.

S3036 - Sponsor Memo

S3036 - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  3036

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 19, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  MONTGOMERY  -- 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  the  development  of
  school  codes  of  conduct and to the treatment of students subject to
  certain disciplinary actions

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

  Section  1. Section 2801 of the education law, as added by chapter 181
of the laws of 2000, subdivision 1 as amended by chapter 402 of the laws
of 2005, the opening paragraph, paragraphs a and c of subdivision 2  and
paragraph  a  of  subdivision 5 as amended by chapter 380 of the laws of
2001, paragraphs 1 and m as amended and paragraph n of subdivision 2  as
added  by  chapter 482 of the laws of 2010, and subdivision 3 as amended
by chapter 123 of the laws of 2003, is amended to read as follows:
  § 2801. Codes of conduct on school property. 1. For purposes  of  this
section,  school property [means in or within] SHALL MEAN REAL, PERSONAL
OR INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY OWNED, LEASED OR OCCUPIED BY  A  PUBLIC  SCHOOL
INCLUDING  A  CHARTER  SCHOOL.  SUCH  PROPERTY  SHALL INCLUDE BUT NOT BE
LIMITED TO any building, structure, athletic playing field,  playground,
parking  lot or land contained within the real property boundary line of
a public elementary or secondary school; or in or on a  school  bus,  as
defined in section one hundred forty-two of the vehicle and traffic law;
OR  ELECTRONIC  FILES  AND DATABASES; and a school function shall mean a
school-sponsored or school-authorized extra-curricular event or activity
regardless of where OR WHEN such event or activity takes place,  includ-
ing any event or activity that may take place in another state.
  2.  The  board of education or the trustees, as defined in section two
of this chapter, of every school  district  within  the  state,  however
created,  and every board of cooperative educational services and county
vocational extension board, shall adopt and  amend,  as  appropriate,  a
code  of  conduct  [for  the  maintenance  of  order on school property,

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

Co-Sponsors

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S3036A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A3873
Current Committee:
Senate Education
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§2801, 3214, 305, 4402 & 4404, Ed L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2015-2016: A8396
2019-2020: S767, A1981
2021-2022: S7198, A5197

S3036A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to school climate and codes of conduct on school property and disciplinary action following violation of such codes of conduct; and makes conforming amendments.

S3036A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S3036A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                 3036--A

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 19, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens.  MONTGOMERY,  HAMILTON,  PARKER  -- 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  school  climate  and
  codes  of conduct on school property and disciplinary action following
  violation of such codes of conduct; and to amend the education law, in
  relation to making conforming amendments

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

  Section  1. Section 2801 of the education law, as added by chapter 181
of the laws of 2000, subdivision 1 as amended by chapter 402 of the laws
of 2005, the opening paragraph, paragraph a and paragraph c of  subdivi-
sion 2 and paragraph a of subdivision 5 as amended by chapter 380 of the
laws  of 2001, paragraphs l and m as amended and paragraph n of subdivi-
sion 2 as added by chapter 482 of the laws of 2010, and subdivision 3 as
amended by chapter 123 of the laws  of  2003,  is  amended  to  read  as
follows:
  §  2801. [Codes] SCHOOL CLIMATE AND CODES of conduct on school proper-
ty. 1.  A. THE BOARD OF EDUCATION OR BOARD OF TRUSTEES OF  EVERY  SCHOOL
DISTRICT  OR  THE  CHANCELLOR OF THE CITY SCHOOL DISTRICT IN THE CASE OF
THE CITY SCHOOL DISTRICT OF THE CITY OF NEW YORK,  AND  EVERY  BOARD  OF
COOPERATIVE  EDUCATIONAL  SERVICES  AND CHARTER SCHOOL SHALL PROMOTE AND
SUSTAIN A SAFE, INCLUSIVE, CIVIL, AND RESPECTFUL SCHOOL ENVIRONMENT  FOR
SCHOOL  PERSONNEL,  STUDENTS,  AND  VISITORS  ON  SCHOOL PROPERTY AND AT
SCHOOL FUNCTIONS THROUGH PREVENTION, INTERVENTION, AND  DISCIPLINE  THAT
SUPPORTS  EDUCATION  AND  LEARNING; PROMOTES POSITIVE BEHAVIORS; REDUCES
THE DISPARATE IMPACT OF DISCIPLINE; HOLDS STUDENTS ACCOUNTABLE FOR THEIR
BEHAVIOR; AND KEEPS STUDENTS IN SCHOOL AND CLASS.
  B. (1) EVERY SCHOOL SHALL ESTABLISH PREVENTION PROGRAMS  AND  SERVICES
THAT  MAY  INCLUDE SCHOOL-BASED INITIATIVES AND INDIVIDUAL INTERVENTIONS

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

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