senate Bill S3814

2017-2018 Legislative Session

Relates to gifted and talented pupils with special needs; repealer

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Jan 03, 2018 referred to education
Jan 27, 2017 referred to education

S3814 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A3143
Current Committee:
Senate Education
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§3602-c, 4451 & 4452, rpld §4452 sub 1 ¶¶c, d, e & f, rpld & add §4453, Ed L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2009-2010: S6216, A9209
2011-2012: S1273, A5507
2013-2014: S1875, A1522
2015-2016: S2880, A4202

S3814 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to gifted and talented pupils with special needs.

S3814 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S3814 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
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    S. 3814                                                  A. 3143

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                      S E N A T E - A S S E M B L Y

                            January 27, 2017
                               ___________

IN SENATE -- Introduced by Sen. ADDABBO -- read twice and ordered print-
  ed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Education

IN  ASSEMBLY  --  Introduced by M. of A. THIELE, JAFFEE, M. G. MILLER --
  Multi-Sponsored by -- M. of A.  MAGNARELLI, McDONOUGH -- read once and
  referred to the Committee on Education

AN ACT to amend the education law, in relation to  gifted  and  talented
  pupils  with  special  needs, and to repeal certain provisions of such
  law related thereto

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

  Section  1.  Subdivision  1  of section 3602-c of the education law is
amended by adding a new paragraph g to read as follows:
  G. "TWICE-EXCEPTIONAL" SHALL MEAN THOSE PUPILS WHO  GIVE  EVIDENCE  OF
THE  POTENTIAL  FOR  HIGH COGNITIVE PROCESSING CAPABILITIES COMMENSURATE
WITH OR CONTRARY TO COGNITIVE  PROCESSING  TAKEN  AS  NORMS  OF  REGULAR
EDUCATION  IN  AREAS  SUCH  AS,  BUT NOT LIMITED TO: SPECIFIC ACADEMICS,
GENERAL INTELLECTUAL ABILITY,  CREATIVITY,  LEADERSHIP,  AND/OR  VISUAL,
SPATIAL  OR PERFORMING ARTS; AND ALSO GIVE EVIDENCE OF ONE OR MORE DISA-
BILITIES AS DEFINED BY FEDERAL OR STATE ELIGIBILITY  CRITERIA  SUCH  AS,
BUT  NOT LIMITED TO, SPECIFIC LEARNING DISABILITIES, SPEECH AND LANGUAGE
DISORDERS, EMOTIONAL/BEHAVIORAL DISORDERS, PHYSICAL DISABILITIES, AUTISM
SPECTRUM, OR OTHER HEALTH IMPAIRMENTS, SUCH AS  ADHD.  SUCH  TERM  SHALL
INCLUDE THOSE PUPILS WHO REQUIRE EDUCATIONAL PROGRAMS OR SERVICES BEYOND
THOSE  NORMALLY PROVIDED BY THE REGULAR SCHOOL PROGRAM IN ORDER TO REAL-
IZE THEIR FULL POTENTIAL.
  § 2. Paragraph a of subdivision 1 of section 3602-c of  the  education
law,  as  amended by chapter 474 of the laws of 2004, is amended to read
as follows:
  a. "Services" shall mean instruction in the areas  of  gifted  pupils,
TWICE-EXCEPTIONAL  PUPILS,  career  education and education for students

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

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